The Donald and Hillary came out swinging in a contentious first nationally televised and streamed debate. Both entered the debate trying to win support from an unusually high number of voters who are probably undecided.
Government for the people and by the people exercised either directly or through elected representatives. The United States is not a direct democracy, in the sense of a country in which decisions and laws are made predominantly by majority vote.
Depending on which side of the aisle you fall under, there is something for everyone below: