ST. LOUIS -- The first debate participant to allude to recent attacks on moderator Gwen Ifill for writing a book that critics called pro-Obama: Ifill herself.
"If you have any questions," Ifill said, gesturing to a cast on her leg as she introduced herself to the crowd before the debate began. "I fell, I wasn't pushed."
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