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it feels like. it's hard to explain. renewed by faith in human nature. >> oh, boy. and of course sam is a reminder of our faith in the greatest generation, and so nice of people to reach out and do the right thing, the good stuff. >> way to go. >> that's it for us today. time now for carol costello and "cnn newsroom." >> hi kate. have a great day, everyone. "newsroom" starts now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com happening now in nst "the newsroom" election night is over and' new era is just beginning. landslide victory for democrats in new york city, bill de blasio and his family celebrate with a snackdown, the de blasio signature dance. >> make no mistake, the people of this city have chosen a progressive path. >> reporter: oh, but get ready
for a tax hike, new york city. plus virginia elects a new governor. >> thank you for the honor of electing me to serve as the 72nd governor of the commonwealth of virginia. >> reporter: controversial democrat terry mcauliffe squeaks by to defeat the tea party. also chris christie squashes the competition in new jersey, destroying his democratic opponent to win another term. now he's sending a message to washington. >> if we can do this in trenton, new jersey, maybe the folks in washington, d.c., should tune in their tvs right now, see how it's done. >> reporter: and smoking pot just for fun is finally legal in portland, maine, while out west recreational pot gets hit with a new 25% tax. you're live in "cnn newsroom."
good morning. i'm carol costello. thanks for joining me on this morning after some key bellwether elections. the new york stay mayor dances and the tea party stumbles. bill de blasio coasts to a victory by a 3:1 margin crushing joe lhota. tea party lost in alabama mainstream republican candidate bradley byrne edged dean young in the primary race for congress. ♪ and a big, big victory for chris christie, a top party hopeful for president of the united states, he, too, distanced himself from the tea party, winning big in a blue state and setting himself up nicely for 2016. >> i want to promise you tonight i will not let anyone, anything, any political party, any
governmental entity or any force get in between me and the completion of my mission. >> to virginia now, the botched obama care rollout may have hurt democrat terry mcauliffe and his race for governor but not badly enough to spell defeat. he survives a nasty slugfest with tea party republican ken cuccinelli by three percentage points. ooh he just squeaked by. we assembled a full roster of correspondents and analysts to walk us through the results and what they mean to the rest of the country. first up, state of virginia and candy crowley. welcome, candy. so obama care and the government shutdown surely factors in the virginia race but so were women. here is the winner, terry mcauliffe. >> the truth is that this election was never a choice between democrats and republicans. it was a choice about whether virginia would continue the mainstream bipartisan tradition
that has served us so well over the last decade, at a time when washington was often broken, just think about what virginia has been able to accomplish when we work together. >> so candy, in the end the tea party took a hit in virginia, but its candidate almost pulled out because of obama care. so how worried should the democrats be despite the win in virginia? >> they were worried before this, they are certainly worried now, so much depends on, forget about the computer, if they fix the computer by january, it's going to be about how does this play out? are people getting better coverage, are they getting more expensive coverage, less expensive coverage? i think you really saw in virginia what will be two of the main themes of the 2014 midterms, and that is democrats saying these people are obstructionists. they shut down the government, all they care about is partisanship. you need to elect a democratic
house. the republican theme will be, really? every single one of these democratic members voted for obama care or most of them and you need to defeat them because it has been a disaster, so those were the two lines playing out. cuccinelli, the losing republican of virginia, did not play the obama care card until late in the race, but there is a lot of evidence in the exit polling that helped bring him within three percentage points of mcauliffe. sometimes the lead mcauliffe had in the polls was double digits. this was losing, certainly a clear win for the democrats but cuccinelli brought it up in the end and that says to republicans that obama care really is still a potent issue they shi think i. >> let's head to 2016, because mcauliffe's bffs, the clintons looks as if hillary clinton is going to run for president. if obama care continues to fail, how can mcauliffe help her?
>> i've always been a little skeptical of the real power of governors regardless of where they are, to actually deliver a state to a candidate. governors can be helpful in that they have a built-in machine, they know the state and people they can call in, do you have folks to get out and knock on the doors but i mean they're what, 29 when mcauliffe is sworn in but 39 republican governor, a dozen in states that barack obama won, so certainly he can help and will help her. they're very close friends but it's really about the candidate and there is some machinery that mcauliffe can use but a lot of it was the clinton machinery, so they're kind of using one another which is not unknown in politics. >> all right, candy crowley, thanks for your analysis this morning. we appreciate it. let's talk about chris christie, he easily won a second term as governor of new jersey. he absolutely blew away his democratic opponent, winning about 60% of the vote. it is a notable feat for a
republican in a blue state. christie has also distanced himself from the tea party, but he told cnn's jake tapper that the tea party is actually good conservative republicanism. listen. >> i tell you something, i think there's elements of the tea party that are republicans at their best, you know, limited government, in favor of individual liberty and freedom, tough on government spending, questioning taxes and whether you need to expand them or grow them, so i think there's the core of the tea party movement as i understand it, i think is very consistent with good conservative republicanism. >> cnn's jake tapper has more of his exclusive interview with governor christie on election day. jake? >> reporter: greetings from asbury park, new jersey, carol. last night governor chris christie delivered a crushing blow to his democratic opponent by more than 20 percentage points but perhaps more important than the number itself
is the democratic group's traditional ones that governor christie was able to make inroads with, winning women voters in a blue state, even though he was running against a democratic woman, winning the latino vote, winning all income brackets, governor christie will be able to make a case to republicans looking to recapture the white house saying look, i'm the guy that can win over voters in blue states. i'm the guy who should be your presidential nominee. >> i heard a criticism from a democrat about you and actually more about the media, and the public, which is that if christie wins in their view, democrats' view it's a triumph of personality over policy. is that a fair criticism? >> i think that voting is much more visceral. people say can i trust this person? i say this to folks in town hall meetings all the time. if you're looking for the candidate you agree with 100% of the time, go home and look in the mirror.
if we demand that from candidates they'll lie to you. i don't think people want that. i think that's why i've gotten some leeway from people in new jersey about areas where we disagree. at least they know i'm telling the truth. >> reporter: i was think being your style and president obama earlier today, because the president's trying to explain what he meant in 2009 and 2010 when he said if you liked your plan you can keep your plan, if you liked your doctor you can keep your doctor. that's not obviously entirely true for millions of americans. what advice would you give him, not that he's seeking your advice but what would you give to him? >> don't be so cute, and when you make a mistake, admit it. now listen, if it was a mistake in 2009, if he was mistaken in 2009-2010 on his understanding of how the law would operate, just admit it to people. you know what? i said it, i was wrong. i'm sorry, and we're going to try to fix this and make it better. i think people would give any leader in that circumstance a lot of credit for just owning up
to it. >> reporter: what did you think of president obama's leadership during the government shutdown? >> i didn't think he showed much. you know, he kind of was sitting back letting things happen. i thought it was very political. i think everybody was playing politics, because you're the executive. if you're waiting for congress to lead, you're going to wait for a long time. the executive needs to lead. >> god bless you. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: in the finals hours of his re-election campaign christie stopped at this diner, i asked him about his personal and highly publicized weight loss battle. couple people talking about you look great. how do you feel? how is your health? >> i feel really good. i mean like we're a little bit more than halfway to my goal in the last eight months so that's really good. it's a great feeling and it's hard work but i feel like for the first time i've got a pathbay. which is really nice. >> reporter: carol you may remember this little chapter in the 2012 presidential race,
there were a number of well healed republicans looking for a savior, a candidate on a white horse who would be able to defeat president obama and they've lobbied hard for chris christie to enter the race. he said no then but a lot of those same donors were here last night celebrating with chris christie with other things on their minds as well. carol? >> all right, jake tapper, many thanks to you. there is one more set of numbers we want to share with you this morning and the news is not so good for president obama. his approval rating has dipped to 39%, near an all-time low. that's according to gallup, found that 53% of americans disapprove of the way he does his job, by comparison president obama's approval rating was in the low 50s right after his re-election. still to come in "the newsroom," success spend miami dolphins lineman richie incognito is talking, and john zarrella is covering it. good morning. >> reporter: i'm john zarrella, the miami dolphin richie
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difficult and embarrassing thing i have ever had to do. folks, i have nothing left to hide. >> ford's comments come nearly a week after toronto's police chief said his department had a video showing the mayor smoking what appeared to be a crack pipe. for anyone expecting ford to resign, well, think again. not only is ford not stepping down as mayor, he plans to run for re-election next year, but my next guest says it is time for ford to go right now. jay robinson is a toronto say counselor. good morning. >> good morning, cor caroarol. >> thank you for joining me. i appreciate it. i'm sure you watched the mayor's announcement. what went through your mind? >> we were shocked. we expected him, given all the
controversy that's swirling around him and swirling around city hall and the city we were expecting he would step aside. we knew he wouldn't, carol, step down, he's very strong-minded but thought he'd step aside, take a leave of absence which i've been asking him to do for actually six months and to address these personal issues that he clearly has along with all the allegations. it's a chaotic time here in toronto. >> i must say we have word his poll numbers actually went up after he admitted certain things. so what's that about? >> well, we have in toronto a group of residents that are called ford nation, they're very committed to the mayor, very loyal to the mayor and so there was apparently one poll did indicate there was a small spike in his popularity, but that was prior to the announcement of him actually smoking crack cocaine, just prior to it. it was after the chief bill
blair indicated that there was a video, which he had been denying for months, along with smoking crack cocaine. >> why do you think he won't step down as mayor? >> well, he's a very strong-minded mayor. he always has been that way. he's not one to consult. he's one just to kind of push ahead and that's not changing. he loves the city, and he wants to represent the city as mayor, and he's not going to step aside. we've asked him multiple times, i was on executive committee when i asked him to step aside and deal with his personal issues. i was removed from executive committee. other members have now stepped down from executive committee. as i say, it's a very big controversy and we're getting unfortunately negative international media attention on this issue. >> i was just going to ask you, what do you think this is doing to the image of toronto?
>> wellfom earl i was director in the economicful development division and i worked on tourism and the economy in the city and we're worried this is harming the city's reputation. this is a dynamic cosmopolitan city, a terrific city to live, work and play in and we feel it's affecting our image internationally. >> i know, because to an outsider as i am, you get this image of the mayor going to like these wild drunken parties where there's crack and that's just a strange thing to hear. >> yeah, it's very unsettling, carol. there's constant issues with apparently drugs and alcohol. there's been many incidents in his public capacity in his official capacity as mayor where he's been at functions and been intoxicated, so unfortunately it doesn't really reflect well on
the city, and the residents, many of the residents, most of the residents are fed up and they would like to see him resign. i feel he should just simply, you know, step aside, take a leave of absence, address his personal issues and get some resolution around this criminal investigation that's ongoing. >> toronto city councilor jaye robinson, thanks for joining thus morning. >> thanks, carol. >> you're well cop. still to come a miami dolphins leinman speaks out for the first time being suspended amidst a bullying investigation. >> i'm just trying to weather the storm right now and this will pass. >> and there are new accountability questions surrounding the dolphins coaches.
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there are new questions over what role the miami dolphins' coaching staff may have played in the alleged bullying of jonathan martin. the south florida sun sentinel reports that dolphins coaches asked richie incognito to toughen up martin after he missed a voluntary workout last spring. nfl coaches expect players to show up for those voluntary practices. cnn reached out to the dolphins about that report. the team says it could not comment because of an ongoing nfl investigation into the case. we're also hearing from incog know incognito for the first time since he was suspended for detrimental conduct. john zarrella has the story from miami. >> reporter: good morning, carol. we have still not heart anything
from jonathan martin the miami dolphin who allegedly was bullied and richie incognito, the dolphin player who allegedly did the bullying, isn't saying much. leaving the doctor's office, richie incognito had little to say about the firestorm over allegations he bullied a miami dolphins teammate. >> i'm just trying to weather the storm right now and this will pass. >> reporter: in his first comment about the controversy he was calm, even tempered. >> [ bleep ]! >> reporter: a far cry from the shirtless richie incognito screaming racial slurs and profanities at a south florida bar. >> who let the [ bleep ]! >> reporter: he prances around the table, at one point he hugs fellow dolphin mike pouncey, who seemed unfazed by the clurz. incognito's representatives would not comment, but what you see here is an example says former dolphin channing crowder of what likely happened in the team locker room. >> there's nobody there to tell him what is too far, no other
alpha males to stop him and he's running crazy. >> reporter: crowder now a radio talk show host in miami played with incognito. he says strong personalities on those dolphin teams kept him under control until now. the nfl is investigating whether incognito bullied another player, jonathan martin, into leaving the team. incognito's reputation goes back to his college days a decade ago. he was suspended twice at nebraska and dismissed at oregon. tony dungy, then the coach of the colts says incognito was not on his draft board in 2005. >> we had the category dndc. do not draft because of character. richie incognito was in that category for us. >> reporter: controversy follows incognito. last year on a miami radio show he talked about getting then rookie quarterback ryan tannehill to buy him and pouncey jet skis. >> this is how it works. you're going to buy us a gift because we protect his butt.
>> reporter: but here is the irony. if either incognito or martin ever play again, crowder believes it's martin who will be shunned by teammates. >> he goes to nfl team the word "snitch" will be thrown around regularly. you made a fellow frat member, as we are a frat, you made him lose his job. >> reporter: now joe philbin has press availability this afternoon and the dolphins locker room is expected to be open to the media as well, but it's not clear whether philbin or any of the dolphins will talk about these latest reports that the coaches had told incognito to toughen up martin. >> it leaves you wondering if the nfl could discipline the coaches, too, for this. >> reporter: oh i don't think there's any question that that could be the case but you have to remember, as we've said right along, all of this is part of the culture that has been in the
envelope for years and years and years. the question is, going forward, will rookie hazing no longer be allowed? will this kind of behavior no longer be tolerated at all in the nfl, and that certainly could be something that comes out of the nfl's review of this miami dolphins case. >> john zarrella reporting live from miami this morning, thank you. still to come in "the newsroom," democrats score big in new york city, and in the state of virginia, with two very different campaigns. but what do those victories mean for the party's future? we'll talk about that next. at farmers, we make you smarter about insurance.
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good morning. i'm carol costello, thank you so much for joining me. this morning bellwether elections and ripple they're sending across the political landscape. ♪ a decisive big victory for new jersey governor chris christie, a top republican party hopeful for president in 2016, he won big in a blue state but distanced himself from the tea party and set himself up very nicely for 2016. in virginia, the busted obama
care rollout may have hurt terry mcauliffe in his race for governor but not badly enough to spell defeat. he survives a nasty slugfest with ken cuccinelli by three percentage points. and fresh off a crushing victory in the new york city mayor's race, bill de blasio walked out to the cheers of an adoring crowd playing a song observers say sums up his campaign nicely. ♪ oh i know you could barely hear it but for those of you not in the loop, that was the chart-top hit "royals" by slams materialism and excess, fitting for a man who has promised to close the gap between rich and poor into his city. joining me to talk about this and more, larry sabateau and errol lewis, political anchor for new york one.
welcome to both of but >> good to see you. >> de blasio called himself "you an apologetically progressive." he doesn't care for rich people. sounds like robin hood. will he be able to govern new york city that a, errol? >> certainly. it's not that he hates rich people. lot donated much of the money that he used to run his campaign. he's realistic. he's a pragmatic progressive you might want to call him. i would compare it carol to what the veteran used to call the preferential option for the poor, the notion that when you have got a choice about policies include the poorest. he's going to push for real estate development but make sure some of that housing is low enough priced so that poor people can live in it. he will push for jobs but make sure that the jobs that the city government does help to bring about will actually pay a living wage. it's no more and so less. more than three-quarters of the new york city budget is determined by mandates from washington or from the state p
capital or courts or other practical need like public safety. it's really that small preferential sort of discretionary fund and policies that he said he is going to push in a different direction because there's a lot of poor people here, 1.7 million people living in poverty in new york city. >> and i think the wage gap is the largest in manhattan between rich and poor as well. >> largest in the country for sure, maybe the western world. >> i think you're probably right about that. larry, a question for you, a democrat also won in the state of virginia but terry mcauliffe ran as an economic moderate and of course he almost lost because of obama care's problems. what's the major difference between the two, because some americans might say yeah, he ran as an economic moderate but exactly the same as bill de blasio. >> well look, new york city even though for 20 years it hadn't had a democratic mayor, there's no question new york city is is
much more liberal than virginia but virginia isn't your grandfather's virginia. virginia is a moderate, mid-atlantic state. it's no longer of the south, i would call it bluish tinged purple, that is democratic leaning competitive state. so that's what you saw last night, in fact as i went through the returns, i thought i was looking at the 2012 race in virginia between obama and romney. mcauliffe carried almost the very same localities by about the same margins. >> interesting. so obama care came very much into play, larry, at the end of the virginia race and it almost cost the democrat the election, so you have to ask yourself, how will that play into 2014, into 2016? >> well i wish i knew, carol, because we don't know how soon the website will be fixed, and we don't know whether people will be satisfied once it is fixed but i can tell you one
thing, had the tea party house caucus and the u.s. house of representatives not shut down the government for 17 days, there would have been an additional several weeks' worth of focus on obama care, and look, it is not impossible that cuccinelli could have won with a longer focus on this unpopular rollout. so in a way, ironically, the tea party caucus in the u.s. house took their first political victim, the tea party candidate for governor of virginia. >> let's talk about obama care how it applies to the liberal city of new york city, errol. i'm wondering what do people say about obama care? >> new york is one of the states that set up its own health care exchange so we actually have a fairly workable front end for people who are trying to figure out how to access obama care, secondly new york city is unusual in that no other major city comes close to this. we have 11 municipally owned hospitals so walking in off the
street is available to anybody and getting some fairly impressive health care, thanks in part to mayor bloomberg who has been a big fan and supporter of our public health care system here, so new york is not going to be one of these places where there's a lot of resentment about obama care. people had coverage and the poorest, 11 hospitals they can walk into right off the street without any -- you don't even have to be a citizen and you can get some level of care here. the spiraling costs is another question, and there were in fact i think over 1 million new yorkers who were mostly self-employed, we have a lot of freelancers here in the city, they were the ones who were left out and they are the ones who are flocking to our state-run portal where many of them are finding some pretty good deals. you know, it's 200, 300, $400 talking about a bronze or a silver plan you can get coverage, that wasn't available to a lot of people until fairly recently, so it's not necessarily identified with obama.
it's more identified with our governor, andrew cuomo who got the government exchange up and running but no animosity hereob. >> thank you for your insights. >> thank you. come up this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. eastern "on the lead with jake tapper" a one on one interview with mayor michael bloomberg or soon to be former mayor michael bloomberg that comes your way 4:00 p.m. eastern right here on cnn. still to come in "the newsroom," new jersey governor chris christie crushed his competition. >> if we can do this in trenton, new jersey, maybe the folks in washington, d.c., should tune in their tvs right now. see how it's done. >> now hear what he says about accusation that he's a bully. at farmers, we make you smarter about insurance.
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it is four more years of governor chris christie in new jersey, unless he decides to run for president. the republican may do just that after winning 60% of the vote in new jersey, a traditionally blue state. cnn's jake tapper got exclusive access to ride along with christie on his campaign tour bus. >> one part of your style and i thought this was interesting is that there is a poll of new jersey residents that suggested that i think like 75% thought of you as a fighter versus 25% who thought you were a bully.
that seems to suggest that people agree with your take on your style, but there are incidents where there was a teacher that you had some words with the other day, where i wonder if you ever have second thoughts about how you handle something because even at the end of the day, even if you believe hey i'm standing up against the teachers unions and i'm fighting for the students and fighting for the teachers themselves, the photograph of this big, strong governor berating a poor little teacher as some might see it. i know you don't see it that way could be counterproductive to what you want to achieve. >> first the whole incident as an incident was mischaracterized and overdrama advertitized by t teacher who belongs to a portion of the teachers union. >> bad ass teacher. >> glad you said it. if you said it it would be part of my style. are there times i wished i
wouldn't have said something, sure. i don't think there's anybody in life especially someone in public life and on camera who said i said everything perfectly the way i wanted to say it. i think what people see in me is that i'm genuine, i am who i am and that sometimes will include things that i wish i could take back, and i've apologized at times to folks for things i've said that i thought went over the line and i'm sure that will happen again in the future but they never have to wonder what i'm thinking, and they don't have to wonder whether i'm really being myself or whether i'm being focus group tested. i don't think anybody wonders about that. >> reporter: two more questions. are you a tea partier? are you a tea party republican? >> i think there's elements of the tea party that are republicans at their best. limited government, tough on government spending, individual freedom, questioning taxes and whether you need to expand them or grow them.
i think it is consistent with good conservative republicanism. now what happens is when some folks use that movement, use that theory just to try to enhance themselves politically, sometimes that movement can then get perverted. and so listen, there's a lot of principles about the tea party that i agree with and have governed in new jersey in a way that's consistent with a lot of that, but you know, some of the stuff that's happened of late down in washington i think is not even consistent with what a lot of the real folks who started the tea party movement would agree with. >> i don't know what you're talking about, you mean -- >> just the idea that you don't try to, you know, for instance on the sequester, we're actually succeeding as a movement and reducing government spending on the domestic side pretty significantly. but there is no acknowledgment of that by some pokes folks in
washington establishment. it's a real accomplishment by our party to try to reduce spending in that way and what we should do is now move to the entitlement side to start to work on that side as well, then we can really look towards tax reform and other things that are consistent with what a lot of folks who call themselves members of the tea party want to see happen in washington. >> a lot of tea partiers i've heard from think that you're what they call a rino, republican in name only. >> listen, that's some folks who will say if you ever say anything nice about a democrat, you're a rino. they can call me whatever they want. i don't really care. my view is let people judge me by my record. i'm a guy who cut taxes $2.3 billion in the state, our budget in fiscal 2014 spends less than jon cor design's in 2008. we've reformed teacher tenure, reformed pension and benefits to make folks pay more for their
pensions and lose their cost of living adjustments. if they did that stuff in washington they'd be having a parade for the washington republicans. so they can call me whatever they want to call me. you look at my record i think most people objectively look at my record, talking about before when we were outside it's a solid conservative record. almost everybody's being called a rino now. if you weren't in favor of the government shutdown you're a rino. i don't pay any attention to that. >> coming up in the next hour of "newsroom" what christie whoo advise the president to do about the obama care mess and plans for christie's second term. mine was earned orbiting the moon in 1971. afghanistan in 2009. on the u.s.s. saratoga in 1982. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation because it offers a superior level of protection
michelle knight was held captive in a house of horrors for more than decade. she was kidnapped. the first of three women taken by ariel castro. she's speaking out to dr. phil about the years of brutal abuse. it includes beatings when he realized she was pregnant. martin savage has for more you. >> reporter: the interview is so
beautiful, it's uncomfortable. her words take us inside the torture rooms of a cleveland home. she's the first to talk in detail about the aftermath about a horrible case that has horrified add spellbound the nation. >> he had it set up to where he could tie me to -- i think it's like a clothes line. >> reporter: knight was kidnapped in august of 2002 and wouldn't go free for 11 years. >> he ties me up to a pole with chains wrapped around it. the chains were so big. and he wraps it around my neck. he sits me down on the floor. and he says, this is where you're going to stay until i can trust you. now, if i do it too tight and you don't make it, that means you wasn't meant to stay here. that means god wanted to take you. >> reporter: she was chained, starved and left naked in a
frigid, dark basement for days. then came the sexual abuse. when she eventually became pregnant, she described how he beat her into a miscarriage. >> i was standing up and he bunched me with a barbell. he took the round part and he went like this. and he made it go up so it would hit the lower area of my stomach. i fell to the floor. >> reporter: knight says castro would show lean yancey, once giving her a puppy. the comfort that ended when the dog snapped at her and he killed it before her very eyes. >> he picked it up and turned his neck. all i heard was a whelp and he was gone. >> reporter: the torture went on and on. one day knight says she realized she was no longer alone. meeting a girl who had gone
missing. who she recognized from the news, amanda berry. >> sometimes she would cry and i would tell her everything would be okay. and that one day we'll get home. we just have to, you know, wait it out. >> reporter: it was just the beginning. >> just so difficult to hear. >> it is. i mean i sat through that and i have to say, i no most of the details in this case. but i found it really uncomfortable. i found it really, really difficult to listen to her recount and retelling of all of that. >> as i said yesterday, i'm struggling to understand the value in knowing every single detail. if it helps michelle knight, that's great. but i'm just not sure that it's the right way to go. >> and of course that's a huge debate you always have in a circumstance like this. i will say as a person who follows this story, you look for
insights and any new details. she brings out that crass toe seems to -- another time he takes her to the basement and you see something in the wall, a sign, that says rest in peace but the name is scratched out. again, implying that he somehow murdered that other woman. authorities always speculated on another, perhaps, kidnapping. it has never been proven. >> thanks so much. we'll be right back. s a lot of d drinks that have acids in them. raspberries, strawberries, working at your enamel, once it's gone, you can't get it back. i would recommend using pronamel. pronamel will help to reharden the enamel, i use that every day, twice a day, and i know that i am protected. it's an extremely simple tool. but also extremely powerful. it could be used to start a poem. or finish a symphony. it's been to classrooms, boardrooms, even to space.
red, white and blue to help the wounded warrior project. they've been doing this for a few years, but this year the jersey is getting negative feedback. because it looks like there are blood spatters through the helmets, jerseys and pants. it's not blood spatters is what they say. it's a distress apparent on both the stars and stripes that was inspired by the appearance of a flag that has flown for a long period of time. after the game, the jerseys are going to be auctioned after and the proceeds going to the wounded warrior project. the eighth wonder of the world and my favorite state stadium of all-time, the houston
astrodome is going to be demoli demoli demolished. the astrodome, which was the first ever air conditioned enclosed stadium opened back in 1965. i grew up in houston, went to wrestle mania. it will be a sad day for me when, it is going to be torn down. >> taxpayers didn't want to foot the bill for something like a white elephant? i'm sorry. the next hour of "newsroom" starts now. happening now in the "newsroom," election night is over and a new era is just beginning. bill de blasio and his family celebrate with a smackdown. >> make no mistake. the people of this city have chosen a progressive past.
>> but get ready for a tax hike, new york city. plus, virginia electrics a new governor. >> thank you for the honor of electing me to serve as the 72nd governor of the common wealth of virginia. >> also, chris christie, squashes the competition in new jersey. des troig his opponent to win another term. now he's sending a message to washington. >> if we can do this in trenton, new jersey, maybe the folks in washington, d.c. should tune in their tvs right now and see how it's done. >> you're live in the cnn "newsroom." good morning. i'm carol costello. thanks for joining me on this morning after.
this bellwether elections across the country. a big victory in a blue state. chris christie, a top party hopeful for he want in 2016. he danced himself from the tea party. in virginia, the botched obama care rollout may have hurt terry mcauliffe in his race for -- he survives by 3 percentage points. >> the truth is this election was never a choice between democrats and republicans. it was a choice about whether virginia would continue the mainstream bipartisan tradition that has served us so well over the last decade. at a time when washington was often broken, just think about what virginia has been able to accomplish when we work together. >> the tea party also loomed large in new york mayor's race
where bill de blasio coasted to victory. he linked his opponent joe lhota to tea party activists. >> i will never stop fighting for the city i love, the city we all love so much. and i will never forget that as mayor, i work for you. >> and there's one more set of numbers i want to share with you. and the news is not so good for president obama. his approval rating has dipped to 39%, near an all-time low. it found that 53% of americans disapprove of how he's doing his job. by comparison, his approval rating was in the low 50s right after the election. he's keeping his focus on the signature health care law. he's heading to dallas to thanked volunteers there. and while he heads out of town, health and human services
secretary kathleen sebelius handles the fight on capitol hill. the administration is doing more damage control as reports from obama care contracts indicate even more problems with the october roamout than previously thought. we're going to monitor this hearing. and we'll bring you news as a it warrants. sebelius is sure to face blit terring criticisms, though, in that hearing. not only over the website debacle, but also over the false assurances that people could keep their insurance plans if they wanted to. you may remember this exchange from her last appearance on capitol hill. >> some people like to drive a ford and some people like to drink out of a red solo cup, not out of a chris it will stem. you're taking away their choice. >> and that was marsha blackburn. and she's joins us this morning. good morning.
>> good morning. >> you didn't minnesota words with her. now i think americans want solutions. listen to what your fellow republican, chris christie had to say. >> i think that the party has got to focus on winning again. you know, sometimes i feel like our party cares more about winning the argument than they do about elections. and if you don't win elections you can't governor and change the direct of a state. >> in other words, quit trying to win the argument you've won and govern. i guess my question is will the republicans willing to sit down with democrats to get solutions? >> we've been putting forth solutions since 2006. and we agree. there are problems that need to be solved. we're going to begin next week with another way for individuals to keep the health insurance that they like. and that bill will be on the floor of the house next week.
>> are democrats on board? did he discuss this with democrats before he's going to introduce the legislation? >> we already have 100 cosponsors. and i have to tell you, we're hearing from democrats and independent constituents, we're hearing from some of the democrats in the senate that they also agree that individuals ought to be able to keep these plans. they like them. they like their doctors. they don't want to have to change. and people want to find something that is going to suit their needs, that is going to fill their needs. many people have been happy with their insurance. many have been happy with help savings accounts. and that has fixed their needs. what went to do is solve these problems. >> let's go back to the insurance plans. roughly 16 million people will lose coverage because their plans don't meet the minimum guidelines set by obama care. the truth is that's bad. but not in all cases, not when
people have bad plans and not when you realize that preobama care from late 2008 to mid-2009, 14,000 people every day lost their health insurance. that's the problem obama care tried to solve. how would this piece of legislation that republicans will introduce solve that problem? >> it will let the individuals who are in the individual and small business marketplace keep plans that have been offered to them. now the -- >> what if they're bad plans? >> no. but i think that is subjective view. now -- >> it's not a subjective view. >> yes, carol, it is. >> some of them are bad. it's not. >> do you think that a health savings account is good or bad? >> i'm talking about an insurance plan. >> that is an insurance plan. and that is an offering that has been there. do you realize, health savings accounts have been the most
popular offering and more people have gravitated to those because they take responsibility for their initial health insurance components up to a certain point. and they're angble to go in and talk with a physician and say, i'm going to pay cash for this procedure, what are you going to charge me for it? that is something that is helpful to the consumer. then they have a major medical plan after they hit that $5,000 bench mark. >> let me interrupt you for just a second. let me interrupt. you kathleen sebelius has just taken the chair. there's the chairman of the committee and he'll make an opening statement and kathleen sebelius will answer more questions. what in your mind is the point of this? haven't we heard enough from kathleen sebelius? >> when we're looking at the out of control cost of this, of the
website, of the rollout, when they're looking at the cost to the consumer, when we're looking at the reduction of choice and options in the health care insurance marketplace, as i said, some like a red solo cup, some like a crystal stem, individuals want to be able to make these choices. and we're seeing a contraction of those choiceness the marketplace. oversight and the due diligence that we are doing is proper. we have been add it for a couple of years. we're going to stay at it. the american people do not want fewer choice and options. they want more. >> don't these hearings have to end and don't lawmakers have to sit down and fix things, come up with solutions? >> absolutely. >> you can sit and win an argument every day and say, you're wrong. and perhaps those people are wrong. but at some point don't you have to sit down and come up with
solutions -- >> and we're doing that. >> -- and stoch pointing fingers? >> we're doing that. i am co-chairing a data security and privacy working group. bipartisan. i have been joined by democrats and republican as original cosponsors on a mobile medical app bill called the software act. and this is going to allow a process for all of these mobile medical applications that increase access to health care in our rural and underserved areas. those are the type solutions wec want to see. we also would like to see across stateline purchase of health insurance. one of the things there is -- there are so many problems that are popping up every day. and new problems that arise every day. >> and i'm glad that you're
saying these things. these are the things that people want you to discuss. thank you for informing us. >> happy to be with you. >> still to come in the "newsroom," he's a political powerhouse for republicans. so will more republicans take a page out of his playbook? [ sniffles ] i better take something. [ male announcer ] dayquil cold and flu doesn't treat that. it doesn't? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast-acting antihistamine. oh what a relief it is! plus has a fast-acting antihistamine. when ouwe got a subaru.s born, it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no! saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) the subaru forester. (girl) what?
chris christie has solidified his role as a political rock star scoring a huge win last night across all of new jersey. even democrats voted for him. but there is one group he may not be winning, the tea party. in an exclusive interview with cnn, christie had this to say about the tea party movement. >> i think that there's elements of the tea party that are republicans at their best. you know, limited government, if
fave of individual liberty and freedom. stuff on government spending. questioning taxes and whether you need to expand them or grow them. so the core of the tea party movement, as i understand it, i think is very consistent with good, conservative republicanism. now what happens is when some folks use that movement, use that theory just to try to enhance themselves politically, then sometimes that movement can then get proverlted. >> joining me now, welcome to both of you. >> thank you. >> so amy, when christie -- when chris christie says some folks, it sounds like he's referring to ted cruz. do you he is? >> i don't know who he's referring to, carol. i mean there's no one that's
more tea party than ted cruz. he is absolutely a constitutional conservative, a fiscal conservative. and he wouldn't have won without the tea party movement. but look, you know, chris christie, i congratulate him on his victory last night. while i'm from a red state and i would consider him a moderate, his victory proves that when he enacts fiscal conservative policies in a very blue state, people will vote for him because they see those fiscal conservative policies working and those are the policies that the tea party supports. >> i'm going to pose that question to you too. was christie referring to ted cruz? >> carol, i couldn't care less. this day has nothing to do with ted cruz. i think it has a lot to do with chris christie and the kind of race he ran where he went -- aggressively he went after
hispanics, the women vote. he proved last night that republicans can win votes, broaden the tent. should enact policies. should spend the time for -- to get these voters. he won the majority of latinos. he won the majority of women. he won 20% of african-americans in an extremely blue state. so the accomplish. s that he reached last night, i think should be noticed by every republican around the country. we need to have republicans that can win general elections, over the base, plus other groups. >> i'll pose that question to you, amy. if you compare christie's win in new jersey with cuccinelli's loss in virginia, he did not garn ernie of those voters. he garn entered mostly male voters. maybe the tea party is hurting republican candidates? >> no, i don't think it's hurting republican candidates.
but one thing i want to point out, we are seeing in politics, that our political environment is becoming a lot more about personality and about pop culture. we have a president that is tapped into pop culture where he is more of a rock star and you see him out there on leno and letterman and the view and what not. >> but i would like to concentrate on the tea party and how it's affecting republican candidates. bau they suffered from high profile losses. cuccinelli lost in virginia. a house race in alabama, the tea party candidate, eventually loss. doesn't that concern you? >> christie has a big personality and people like that. but cuccinelli, yes, he did lose last night. but we closed that gap. and the republican party, where were they? in 2009, they spent $9 million
-- >> but the tea party closed that gap because of obama care. >> wait a second. this cycle, the republican party spent $3 million. if anything, it shows how effective we are. and we are going to be an important factor in 2014. we are not going away. and we have raised awareness because of the defund obama care effort, we have raised the awareness of obama care. otherwise that whole shutdown thing would have been about how much we were going to allow president obama to spend. >> is that harmful to the republican party if the tea party isn't going anywhere or are they still welcome? >> we don't have the numbers in the republican party to be able to set forth one to say to the other, take a hike.
we need to learn to live with each other. i don't want the tea party to go anywhere. but i think we need to work together to electric candidates at primaries that fit the state where they're going to run in general elections. it does no good to get a republican candidate that may fit some purity test but can't win in general election. i think the aftermath of the cuccinelli race is going to do two things. i think you're going to hear two narratives from republicans today. one is going to say, look he lost because the republican party was nowhere to be found and the donors abandoned him. then you're going to hear one say he lost because he's ken cuccinelli. had we nominated somebody that better fit the purple state of virginia, he would have won.
and the third thing is he lost because there's a libertarian in the race who took more votes than the margin of the loss. those are the three things that i think are in play today in that race. >> thank you so much for joining me this morning. still to come in the "newsroom," the father of a 12-year-old apologizes after his son kills a teacher. >> and we have no idea that he -- that he was upset and so troubled. >> the warning sign. the boy's parent did not pick up on, the warping sign. life with crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis
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landberry's wife and family. went to express our sympathy for the injured boys and families. we are associate for all of this happenings and grief to this incident has caused. we knew jose was a boy who love his family. jose was a good student. with that he have a very good family life and very often make us very proud. very proud that he was our son. we did not know that jose was angry or upset about conditions at school. he had never complained about any particular teacher or student. we knew that he had -- that he had been teased and that he was -- and that he was trying to work through his problem that he
had. we never heard jose say anything bad or unkind about any particular teacher or student. and we have no idea that he had -- he was upset and so troubled. jose was close with his sisters and his relatives. we miss jose very much. it has been a horrible experience knowing that our son kill another person and injure -- and injure fellow students. it has been very difficult and hard to understand why jose took his own life in the -- and did what he did. we wish there was something we could have done to help prevent this nightmare. we wish this had never happened
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services kathleen sebelius is now facing a second round of questioning on capitol hill. republican senator hatch had this to say a short time ago. >> there was is a long track record of broken promise to body this committee and the american people with respect to how this law should work or would work. and the impact that it would have. now, i hope that that will stop today. no more caveats, no more excuses, no more spin. just give us the truth. >> we will continue to monitor the hearings and bring you updates later. two days after a shooting the shop mall in new jersey is re-opening. hundreds turned out last night for a vigil, for the only casualty of the shooting, the gunman himself, who took his own life. now getting a clearer picture of what led richard shoop to fire off a half dozen gunshots inside
the mall. >> reporter: a cell phone video captures the mayhem inside the mall has hundreds of shoppers ran for their lives. everyone escaped unharm except for the gunman, 20-year-old, richard shoop who took his own life. the suspect's brother is expressing the family's dpreef. >> this is something that none of us saw coming. we're not sure exactly what caused him to do this and we're -- i mean we're all devastated. >> reporter: as police continue to comb surveillance video for clues, those closest to him are wondering why he went on this suicide mission. >> he texted me sunday night saying, i need to talk to you, it's very important. i was asleep already. >> reporter: that was the last time he herd heard from his best friend. around the same time, shoop was sending similar mentals to this friend. he writes, hey i need to tell you something important. call me. then, i'm going to away for a
really long time. do you want to have my car? by 12:15 month afternoon there's this, i'm either going to go away for a long time, die, or make a run for it. at at 5:33 in the evening, bonnie gets one last message. sorry. she saw him monday morning but never responded to the text that came later that day. >> he was really loni and i feel like maybe that was his cry out for help. >> reporter: he also told them she was in trouble with the law. they shay shoop was a known drug user. they say he randomly fired six shots in the mall. >> just sadly decided to make an act of -- an act of i guess self-indulgence by taking his own life publicly. >> reporter: police say he northward the mall dressed in black and wearing a motorcycle helmet. in the days before his death,
shoop's closest friends say he just didn't seem himself. >> he was real paranoid about everything. he thought cops were following him. >> reporter: on monday afternoon, he also sent bonnie this message. cops have been watching my house for the past four days now. i only have maybe one more day before they come for me. his friends now wish they had somehow reached out to him. >> the signs were there. it's someone you just never, ever in a million years would do this. he was always so happy and positive. >> reporter: cnn, new jersey. >> still to come in the "newsroom," chris christie's advice to president obama. at mitt your mistakes. >> i absolutely believe that when you tell people the truth, even if they disagree with it, or you admit you make a mistake, we're pretty forgiving in this country. [ male announcer ] what if a small company
four more years of governor chris christie in new jersey, unless, of course, he decides to run for president. the republican may just do that after winning 60% of the vote in that state. a solidly blue state. jake tapper got to ride along with his tour bus. he asked the governor what advice would give to president obama. >> don't be so cute. and when you make a mistake, admit it. if it was a mistake in 2009, if
he was mistaken in 2009 and 2010 on his understanding of how the law would operate, then just admit it to people. say, you know what? i said it, i was wrong. i'm sorry, we're going to try to fix this and make it better. i think people would give any leader in that circumstance a lot of credit for owning up to it. don't lawyer it. i'm a lawyer, they don't like them. don't lawyer it. and when i saw that this morning for the first time and i thought, he's lawerying it. that's barack obama the lawyer, not leader. people want leaders, not lawyers. >> and you think he should, i misspoke in 2009? >> yeah. i'm assuming that's the case. because it's pretty clear that what he said is not true. and i think if what happened was he had a certain understanding of what the law would do and it turns out he was wrong, just admit you were wrong. i absolutely believe that when
you tell people the truth, even if they disagree with it, or you admit you made a mistake, we're a pretty forgiving people in this country. and i think people would say, okay, then fix it mr. president. then he's got to follow through and fix it. >> there was an endorsement. >> oh yeah. >> and one of the nicer said you're one of the most gifted political politicians of your time. what do you want to achieve in the second term? they faulted you for not achieving as much as they had hoped. what do you want to achieve in your second term? >> i want to get income taxes reduced in the state. that's one of the few things that i laid out in an agenda item in the first term that we didn't get done. secondly, there's more things on property taxes to allow localities to manage better and be able to control their cost. third, education reform. i want to have an opportunity
scholarship act in this state like they have in florida where kids in failing school districts have an opportunity to leave it and go elsewhere. and we've done a lot on teacher tenure reform, but i would like to do a little more on that. merit pay across the state. >> a lot on education? >> yeah. it's important. listen, i know -- you know, in this race, we have 200 failing schools in new jersey. and my opponent in this race said that's not a bad percentage. and i said, that sounds like somebody who has never sent their kids to one of those schools. until we get that number down to a estatecally insignificant number, then we're failing those kids. and when you're governor, all of those kids are your kids. >> coming up today at 4:00 p.m. eastern on the lead with jake tapper, a one on one interview with soon to be former mayor,
enrollees. suspends miami dolphins lineman richie incognito is breaking hi silence. cnn affiliate wsvn caught up with him outside a doctor's office on tuds to ask how he was doing. >> i'm just trying to weather the storm right now. >> he was also asked about text messages and voicemails that he allegedly sent to teammate jonathan martin. he declined to respond to those questions. starbucks says it will hire veterans over the next five years. those stores will share profits with local communities. the ceo says that's a small gesture. all vets and their spouses will get a free tall coffee on veterans day. the fbi has added five knew
fugitives to the cybers most wanted list. he have ran perez is live in washington. i didn't even know there was such a thing, evan. >> well, carol this is something that's worked for the fbi before on the regular most wanted list to find gangsters and murderers and people evading the law. they decided this is something they can use to try to tragic the public's attention. this is a growing category of crimes, as you know. and the fbi has been trying to crack down on it. and they're trying to figure out where some of these people are. they know there's got to be people out here who know where these guys are. a couple of them in particular are very interesting. one is called carlos perez melara. he's believed to have been behind spy ware that people would get pretending to get a
greeting card. and it it could be used to spy on people and get their key strokes. see what websites they were using. this was all unauthorized. and now they've got a $50,000 reward for melara. and again, this is spyware that looked like it was something to catch your cheating lover is what the spyware was called. another person on this list is andre taame. he was behind mall ware that the fbi says infected 4 million computers around the world. including 500,000 victims here in the united states. this is stuff that would take control of people's computers, carol, and the fbi says these are people that they want to try to find. >> hopefully their list will help. evan perez, thanks so much. still to come in the "newsroom" -- >> he sits me down on the floor
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michelle knight was held captive at 21. and she was the first of three women taken by ariel castro. now she's speaking out to dr. phil about the years of brutal abuse she suffered. martin savidge is here with more. >> we had heard the details, i've read the police reports. but when you hear it recounted in michelle's own words, it is extremely powerful. listen. >> reporter: the interview is so powerful it's uncomfortable. michelle knight's words don't just tell us, they take us inside the torture rooms of a cleveland home. >> i hated him. >> reporter: night's the first victim to talk in detail in the aftermath of a kidnapping case that's horrified and spell bound
the nation. speaking to dr. phil. >> he had a setup to where he could tie me to -- i think it's like a clothes line. >> reporter: knight was kidnapped by ariel castro in august of 2002. and wouldn't go free for 11 years. >> he ties me up to a pole with chains wrapped around it. the chains were so big and he wraps it around my neck. he sits me now on the floor and he says, this is where you're going to stay until i can trust you. now, if i do it too tight and you don't make it, that means you wasn't meant to stay here. that means god want to take you. >> reporter: she was chained, starved and left naked in a frigid dark basement for days. then came the sexual abuse. when she became pregnant, knight described how he beat her into a miscarriage. >> i was standing up and he punched me with a barbell.
he took the round part and he went like this. and he made it go up so it would hit the lower area of my stomach. i fell to the floor. >> reporter: knight says castro would show leniency once giving her a puppy. the comfort that ended when the dog snapped at him and he killed it before her very eyes. >> he picked him up and turned his neck. all i heard was a yelp and he was gone. >> reporter: the torture went on and on. one day knight said she realized she was no longer alone. meets a girl who had gone missing whom she recognized from the news, amanda berry. >> sometimes she would cry and i would tell her everything would be okay and that one day we would get home and we would just
have to wait it out. >> reporter: it was just the beginning. >> that's just so hard to hear. you wonder how the other survivors in this case are ae acting to michelle knight's decision to go so very public with this. >> and i would love to know that as well. we're talking about amanda berry and gina dejesus. and michelle has been carol not to talk or in any way try to represent their experiences. and those two are working on a book. so i think many people will be waiting to see how that comes out. they chose a book, their way of expressing things. michelle has chosen to speak out. >> you will suspect after the book is published, perhaps they'll appear on television shows too. thank you for joining me today. i'm carol costello. "legal view" with ashleigh banfield starts now.
>> late night nail-biters and outright landslides. 2013's hottest racers, are they a precursor for 2014? and is one in particular a practice run for 2016? also ahead, so he had finally admitting to it, to smoking crack. but the mayor of north america's fourth largest city is not just refusing to resign, he's insisting, he'll run for re-election. and her story. the horrors that she endured in that house in cleveland will simply break your heart. more this hour from michelle knight about overcoming a decade of torment and outright torture. hello, everyone. i'm ashleigh banfield much it is