The Final Debate, Marriage Discrimination, Nirvana's Krist Novoselic

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump debate during the third presidential debate at UNLV in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.
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Coming up on today's show:

  • How did the candidates fare in the third and final presidential debate last night in Las Vegas, Nevada? Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich breaks it all down, and shares reactions from our undecided voters from Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio.
  • How will the financial resources and networks of ISIS be affected by the operation to liberate Mosul? For answers, we turn to Jonathan Schanzer, a former terrorism finance analyst at the Treasury Department who is now with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies in Washington. 
  • On Tuesday, the Ecuadorian government announced that it had temporarily cut Julian Assange’s internet access at is embassy in London over interference in the U.S. election. David Sanger, national security correspondent for our partners at The New York Times, has the details. 
  • A Louisiana man filed suit Tuesday claiming that the state’s marriage law amended last year violates his constitutional rights after his application for a marriage license was rejected. Mary Yanik, staff attorney for the New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice, explains. 
  • In new regulations announced Wednesday from the Obama Administration, airlines will now be required to refund baggage fees if there are delays in returning luggage to passengers after a flight. The regulations are part of a broader effort to better protect consumers. Barbara Peterson, aviation correspondent for Conde Nast Traveler, examines the new policy.
  • This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's much-acclaimed album "Nevermind." The group changed the course of music history and paved the way for the next generation of bands. Now, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has become one of rock's most politically-minded musicians. In 2005, he joined the board at FairVote, an election reform organization. He joins The Takeaway today to examine the election.