This week on Race to the White House, Brendon O’Connor, Tom Switzer and Nicole Hemmer and Emma Lancaster examine the second presidential debate, one labeled by many as the most vicious debate in America’s political history. But did this exchange change the trajectory for the race to the White House? And what next for a battered, bruised and divided Republican Party?

Also this week, the Clinton Wikileaks email dump and whether the Kremlin has weaponised the online publisher to meddle in the presidential race.​