Polls show Trump's chances of winning plummet after debate

BY: WILLIAM STEAKIN

A week following the first presidential debate and Hillary Clinton is rising in the polls while her opponent Donald Trump trails slightly behind.

The former secretary of state leads the billionaire businessman 47.5 percent to 45 percent, according to the last Real Clear Politics average. Clinton's numbers have increased slightly since the debate as she entered at 46.6, however Trump has also jumped up a bit from his pre-debate average of 44.3 percent.

Trump has made it clear he plans to alter his debate strategy next go around, telling FOX and Friends he will look to ''hit her harder in certain ways." And on Saturday Trump may have given a preview to what he has in store for the next debate by mocking Clinton's recent health episode and calling into question the former secretary of state's 'loyalty' to her husband Bill Clinton.

The spotlight will shift to the running mates on Tuesday when they square off at Longwood University, Farmville, VA for the Vice presidential debate between Tim Kaine and Mike Pence.

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