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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump did not shake hands before the debate.

There was a lot of discussion before the debate about how the candidates would greet each other after a recording of Trump bragging about sexual assault was published on Friday. It reached a fever pitch after Trump held a press conference with women who have accused Bill Clinton of sexual assault. The debate started slowly—it’s almost unnerving to hear them talk like the last 72 hours haven’t happened—but the absence of a handshake has set the tone.