On honesty issues, Hillary Clinton fights own missteps, gender stereotypes

In this photo provided by CBS, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks on CBS' "Face the Nation" with John Dickerson, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, in Washington. (Chris Usher/CBS via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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