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not only did vernon disarm the suspect, even with the banged up hand, because he was stabbed, he promises to keep going with his chess class. it requires one arm. the kid was out on kitty porn charges. >> good for that man. good morning, carol. >> have a great day. "newsroom" starts now. good northemorning. i'm carol costello. bernie sanders may have gotten the buzz after the last democratic debate, but he's the unheralded champion of the showdown. hillary clinton won hands down, according to a new cnn-orc poll, the first since the debate. more than 60% of democrats say
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clinton turned in the best performance. she didn't get much of a bump. gained 3 percentage points among democrats. sanders is still a distance second. what about biden, will this be the day he announces whether or not he'll run? his window may be closing a. growing number of democrats believe joe biden should not run for president. brianna keilar joins us from washington with more. good morning. >> good morning to you. it's interesting to look at the head to head matchups in this latest poll. hillary clinton beating donald trump by five points. that is not within the margin of error. that would be plus or minus three points. statistically, she beats him. look when you pair her up with ben carson. statistically, she is tied with ben carson. donald trump, the front runner in the republican field, but ben carson doing better in a general election matchup, assuming the
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democratic nominee would be hillary clinton. what if it were to be donald trump and bernie sanders? 53% for sanders and 44% for trump. sanders performing better against donald trump than hillary clinton. that's curious, i think. far and away, even though -- far away and when you look at the issues and democrats and democratic leaning voters are asked, how do you think your potential nominees would do against each other? they say, hillary clinton is the best on foreign policy, guns and health care. when they're asked, are you satisfied with the democratic field, only 1 out of 3 say they are very satisfied. at the same time, carol, as you know, joe biden is weighing whether to run. you have more democrats in this poll who are saying, you know what? maybe you shouldn't run, joe biden. in fact, more think he should not run than think he should. >> all right. maybe democrats are getting
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tired of the dance. i don't know. >> i think maybe so. >> i think so. brianna keilar reporting live. thank you. so it is safe to say bernie sanders is in the race to stay. his poll numbers inched up. he's raised $26 million to clinton's $29 million this quarter. more importantly, senator sanders has captured the voters' imagination thanks to "saturday night live." cue larry david. >> i'm the only candidate up here who is not a billionaire. i don't have a super pac. i don't even have a backpack. i carry my stuff around loose in my arms like a professor between classes. i own one pair of underwear. that's it. some of these billionaires, they got three, four pairs. >> and so spot on. let's bring in our political analyst. a democratic strategist. and john is the editor in chief
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of the "daily beast." sanders loved that. he laughed about it on the campaign trail. does that help him, maria? >> i think it does. especially when you hear reports that he actually loved it and he thought that the impression was spot on. i think it humanizes him. i think that it brings him down to earth. it injects a little bit of humor into sort of that grumpy, old man persona that he has and that he carries very well. i think it does in the eyes of voters. these skits on "saturday night live," they can be -- they can either work or not work so well. i think this one works in his favor, frankly. >> on the other hand, hillary clinton according to the recent poll dominates on the foreign policy, race relations.
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are we hyping sanders too much? >> i think he's being hyped by the democratic party. he's gotten an enormous amount of energy behind his campaign. but to your point, when you look at this poll and you look under the hood, hillary clinton is beating him on almost every major issue that a president ultimately ends up being judged on. that's an argument about electability, an ability to be commander in chief. the l the larry david impression doesn't help. he's behind hillary clinton as to who could be commander in chief. >> maria, both clinton and sanders beat trump but they're even with ben carson. why is that? >> that is a very good question, carol. i think, first of all, let's remember that, head to head general election polls this early on really don't mean anything. in 2012, at this same point in
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the game, mitt romney was beating barack obama. we know how that turned out. i think in terms of the carson versus trump, it probably has something to do with carson continues to speak to the anger, the frustration, to those voters who are being mobilized by the outsiders who are sick of politicians on the republican side. he doesn't have this arrogant, in your face, insulting every minute of the day whole swaths of voters, even though his policies are just as scary to american voters. again, i would focus on the fact that general election matchups at this point in the game don't mean a whole lot, carol. >> john, could it have anything to do with the african-american vote? >> well, i mean, the african-american vote is 12% of the total population. i'm not sure that's decisive. ben carson is a lot of things, but angry, he doesn't come across. he's a very mellow guy.
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i think he's a validater for a lot of conservatives. the fact he seems to be doing better in the polls speaks to trump's toxicity in a general election matchup. in these polls, the caveat is we are a long way from the first vote in the first caucus primary being taken. there's a lot of noise in the polls and a lot to sift out. >> i get it. >> carol, can i just add one thing about bernie sanders? i think that what he really does for the democratic party, which is terrific, and john mentioned this, he mobilizes and he injects energy into the whole debate and into the whole election. he is having people pay attention. now, clearly, that hasn't really transferred to support or to votes for him, but i think for the democratic party as a whole, it is fantastic, what he is adding to the conversation, compared to what you're getting on the republican side. >> i have to leave it there. >> yeah.
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okay. >> i have to leave it there. thanks so much. when it comes to the republican race for president, donald trump is standing strong on controversial comments he made about 9/11. he insists he's not blaming former president bush for the attack, but says 9/11 would not have happened on his watch because he's so tough on immigration. listen to what he told fox news sunday. >> well, i would have been different. somebody says, wouldn't have been any different. it would have been. i amex tre extremely tough on i immigration. i'm extremely tough on people coming into this country. i believe that if i were running things, i doubt those families would have -- i doubt those people would have been in the country. there is a good chance that those people would not have been in our country. with that being said, i'm not blaming george bush, but i don't want jeb bush to say, my brother kept us safe. because september 11th was one of the worst days in the history of this country. >> needless to say, that didn't
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make jeb bush happy. let's bring in athena jones, live in dallas this morning. good morning. >> good morning, carol. it's been interesting to watch this feud play out. we'll have to see how long these two keep it up. right now, it looks as though both of these candidates think this feud is benefitting them. jeb bush gets to show donors and supporters he has the fire in the belly to fight for this nomination, and show them he's not low energy, as trump has been saying for months. meanwhile, trump gets to poke at jeb bush, which seems to be one of his favorite past times, and also gets to link him to the past. >> i'm not blaming george bush, but i don't want jeb bush to say, my brother kept us safe. >> reporter: the feud between donald trump and jeb bush is heating up. >> for him, it looks as though he's an actor playing the role of a candidate for president. >> reporter: from the sunday shows to social media. with bush defending his brother's handling of the september 11th attacks. >> he united the country,
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organized our country and kept us safe. >> reporter: bush said by repeatedly bringing up 9/11, trump shows he's not, quote, a serious person, and has grave concerns about trump being in charge of nuclear weapons. >> mr. trump talks about things as though he's still on "the apprentice." >> reporter: trump said he was taking issue with jeb saying during the cnn debate his brother kept america safe. >> the world trade center came down. when he said we were safe, it's not safe. we lost 3,000 people. >> reporter: the latest chapter in this battle began friday, when trump said. >> the world trade center came down during his time. >> hold on, you can't blame bush for that. >> he was president. >> reporter: bush fired back on twitter, calling the gop front runner pathetic. >> dealing with killers. >> reporter: now, his campaign is mocking trump in a new video, using his own words. >> who do you talk to for military advice right now?
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>> i watch the shows. >> that's one way he bones up on our national security. >> reporter: and sending this appeal to supporters, arguing that under trump's logic, fdr should be blamed for pearl harbor. this as trump insisted he could have prevented 9/11 because his tough stance on immigration would have kept the hijackers out. >> there's a good chance those people would not have been in our country. >> reporter: ben carson made an unusual claim. saying president bush could have used oil as leverage with arab states to find osama bin laden sooner. >> i think they would have known where he was. >> carson is also defending george w. bush, saying it's ridiculous to suggest he's responsible for 9/11. huckabee is echoing carson, saying that the blame lies with islamic jihadists. carol? >> athena jones reporting live for us this morning. thank you. still to come, another deadly weekend in israel. the latest on this escalating
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anger, fear and panic reaching a boiling point in the israeli-palestinian conflict. i want to warn you. the video you're about to see is graphic. this is new cell phone video aired by israeli media. it shows a crowd beating a man lying in a pool of his own blood. that man, an immigrant, allegedly seeking asylum, was one of the victims in the latest deadly attack to rock the region. a shooting spree at a bus station. the video show it is panic of people running from the attack. in the chaos, a security guard mistook the migrant as a second gunman and shot him. the mob, overcome with anger, jumped in. the man later died. along with a 17-year-old israeli soldier who was targeted by the
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real attacker and shot at close range. cnn is live in jerusalem with more for you. >> reporter: hi, carol. we're sorting out what are two separate stories that unfolded within moments of each other inside the central bus station in the southern israeli city. this attack, adding to the fear, the anxiety and tension. up until now, this city is one that hadn't seen an attack in this recent wave. here's what happened. police say an arab went into the gus station, shot a soldier at point-blank range, and sent fire into the bus station, sending 11 people in the hospital. police shot and killed the attacker. then police say a security guard looked at another man there, innocent bystander, and thought he was another suspect. this african migrant. he shot him.
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in this video, and we're hearing from police, then a crowd gathered around the bystander and beat, kicked and screamed at him. he later died at the hospital. today, there is shock at both ecent events. first the attack and then the killing of an innocent bystan r bystander. >> what can be done to prevent things like these from happening? >> there are seve >> reporter: there are severe security restrictions around jerusalem. it has been jerusalem and the west bank that have seen the tension and most of the attacks. what's surprising about last night's attack is it was in israel in a city that hadn't seen these attacks yet. israel focusing on jerusalem, where we're seeing id checks, car checks, asking palestinians to raise their shirts and pant legs, to see they're not carrying any weapons. in the latest example, installing barriers between a palestinian neighborhood in east jerusalem and a jewish
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neighborhood. it's to prevent the throwing of molotov cocktails at homes. the force incites these attacks. no surprise that the israelis blame the palestinians for incitement. and palestinians blame the israelis for the incitement. >> thank you. checking of the top stories for you this morning. at 19 minutes past the hour, an al qaeda group confirms one of its senior members were killed in an air strike. he was killed on thursday. he was the fifth senior member of the group killed in the last four months. a southwest airlines flight to san francisco returned to los angeles after a fight broke out in the cabin. an airline spokeswoman said the altercation escalated between two passengers who were not traveling together. once the plane was back at thea removed one of the passengers and put everyone else on another flight. a mountain biker is lucky to
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walk away after a fall at a biking event. this happened in utah. he made a jump when his first wheel missed the landing, sending him off the cliff. despite getting banged up, the rider finished the event. one strong, tough man. still to come in the newsroom, a game of cops and robbers, between two young boys turns deadly. now their father is behind bars. the latest out of chicago, next. you focus on making great burgers, or building the best houses in town. or becoming the next highly-unlikely dotcom superstar. and us, we'll be right there with you, helping with the questions you need answered
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a tragic shooting in chicago. now a chicago man is behind bars, charged with child endangerment after his young son found a loaded handgun in the house and accidentally killed his younger brother. our affiliate explains how the child was able to get to the weapon. >> reporter: a grieving family
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walks out of court after a judge calls this case the ultimate tragedy. a 6-year-old accidentally shoots his 3-year-old brother to death. ian santiago was killed with a loaded gun his father michael kept wrapped in pajama pants on the top of the family's refrigerator. >> kids get into everything. that's not a safe place to put a gun, where a kid can't reach it. or can't find it. >> reporter: ian's grandfather had no idea santiago kept a loaded gun in the house. santiago was at work and the boys' mother was at the store. la salle sent his 6-year-old grandson to get something in the kitchen. >> i look out and he was running up the stairs and tells me somebody shot his brother. i told him, who is going to shoot your brother? there's nobody down there. at the same time, i was running down the stairs with him. i seen him laying on the floor in the kitchen. i went and got him.
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>> reporter: ian died at the hospital. his father, michael santiago, is charged with felony child endangerment. prosecutors say cant santiago w former gang member who bought the gun on the street to protect himself from another gang member. he didn't have a carry license. >> there is a little negligence. negligence in the sense he was not being careful. take the gun, hide it somewhere. hide it where that child would not find it. >> israel la salle doesn't want to blame him. but a loaded gun should never have been within his grandchildren's reach. >> it's stupidity, to keep something dangerous in the house where your family could get hurt. >> evelyn holmes from our affiliate, thank you for that report. we'll take a closer look at the legal aspects of this case in our next hour.
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good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you for joining me. a showdown is brewing on capitol hill in a matter of days. hilary clin lary clinton will t before a house benghazi committee. lawmakers are expected to grill clinton about the attack in libya that killed four americans. trey gowdy is sending a firm message to members of his own party when it comes to talking about clinton. shut up. listen to what he told cbs. >> i have told my own republican colleagues and friends, shut up talking about things you don't know anything about. unless you're on the committee, you have no idea what we've done, why we've done it and what new facts we have found. we have found new facts, john, that have absolutely nothing to do with her. >> congressman gowdy says clinton is one of many witnesses and his focus will be on e-mails sent by ambassador chris stevens, one of the victims in the attack, asking for more
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security. hillary clinton says he'll s s her best to answer questions from lawmakers. >> i've already testified about benghazi. i testified to the best of my ability before the senate and the house. i will do my best to answer their questions, but i don't really know what their objective is right now. >> the benghazi attack is one of the many hot-button issues lawmakers are expected to tackle this week now that congress is back in session. cue the bickering over the budget. first thing's first, lawmakers have two weeks to raise the debt ce ceiling. the white house says it won't negotiate over the increase and wants congress to raise the borrowing limit. lawmakers need to pass a new government funding plan which expires in december. one of the areas bound to come up, of course, the defense budget. my next guest is senior member
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of the armed house committee. republican congressman mike of ohio joins me right now. thank you, congressman, for coming in. appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. >> you wrote a letter urging lawmakers to stop kicking the can down the road when it comes to defense spending. is that possible? probably not many americans think it is. >> certainly, we are somewhat having a showdown on capitol hill. as the president is asking for the debt limit to be raised, he's not in agreement as to what we should be spending. if you don't know what to spend, it's harder. the president made an announcement he's going to keep troops in afghanistan. as we look to next year for 2016, he's not yet agreed to sign the national defense authorization act that would fund the troops in 2016. the men and women in uniform need to know they'll have the equipment and funding necessary. we have a bipartisan bill headed toward his desk he says he'll veto. yet, he has committed that troops will be staying in afghanistan. >> as you well know, congress is
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in complete chaos right now, with the speaker situation and all that. how can there be any agreement between the parties while that's still going on? >> there can be agreement. the white house hasn't even appointed negotiators with a congress, as the president said he's not even going to negotiate. it doesn't matter what condition congress is in? >> are republicans willing to negotiate with the president? are you? >> we have to. in order for the system to work, all three parties have to come together. when the president says he's not going to negotiate it, he means he's not going to do anything. in order for us to come to a deal, in order for us to fund the troops he's going to keep in afghanistan and fund national defense, we have to have negotiations and get a deal. >> it's difficult to believe anybody is willing to negotiate with anybody. it's a big game right now. it's sad because, you're right, we have men and women fighting overseas that we need to pay attention to. >> people need to come to the table. when the president openly says, i won't negotiate, i mean, he's basically saying, i'm not going
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to get the work done. the work has to be done. >> aren't some republicans saying the same thing? >> absolutely not. with the act headed to his desk, it's a bipartisan bill where there has already been negotiations. the number in the bill is the number the white house requested. all the debate occurred in the senate and the house. the president should sign the bill and support our troops that he's going to keep in afghanistan. that would be a great start for the white house to show the president is willing to do the work to fund the government, to do the rest of the negotiations to fund the government for 2016. >> can we focus just a little bit on the speaker and who that new speaker might be? do you have any guesses? >> no. john boehner now is the speaker of the house and will remain until a new speaker is chosen. obviously, paul ryan is undertaking his consideration. he'd be an excellent candidate. >> mitt romney came out and said ryan should stay away from the speakership if he wants to be president of the united states.
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>> that'll be part of the considerations ryan makes. there are a number of people that can lead the house if paul says no. all the focus now is on paul ryan. >> these conservative republicans in the house that are throwing a wrench into things, are you frustrated with them? >> wherever you have a body that's meant to be governed by the majority, and you have a minority seeking to govern and to affect the ability for the body to come to conclusion, yes, that is frustrations. i think it's going to be something that has to be dealt with, as to how we get a governing majority to make decisions and do the work for the people of the united states. >> how? >> tough have a firm agenda. the president open he saying he will not negotiate with congress on what is the important work that needs to be done -- >> that doesn't have anything to do -- >> it does. if we're not sit ag croting acrm the president, we're debating
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ourselves. if the president comes to the table in a meaningful way, signs the bill we're sending to him next week, the national defense authorization act that supports our men and women in the uniform, we'll have a signal the white house is a meaningful partner. >> will you be watching the benghazi hearings? >> trey gowdy is doing an excellent job. he's the right guy to do this investigation. it's an important investigation, and i think it will be judged by the work product he delivers. >> some say that the hearings have already been tainted because three republicans said this is just a partisan exercise to bring hillary clinton's poll numbers down. what does trey gowdy have to do in that committee to make sure people don't think that? >> when anything is ongoing,pun. the real judgments -- >> two came from republican lawmakers. >> i think the real judgment is on the work product. trey gowdy is the right guy to deliver a work product. that's what we have to judge. there is a number of questions
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that are very important that need to be answered. his work will be important. >> congressman mike turner, thanks for coming in? >> thank you for having me. still to come, from handcuffs to the white house. muslim clock teen is expected to meet with president obama tonight. his whirlwind month of fame, including a few controversial headlines, next. small job? no, doing the whole living room. hey you guys should come over later. behr® marquee interior color collection. covers in one coat, guaranteed. sfx: phone chime they're still at it. behr® marquee. behr's most advanced interior paint and primer. exclusively at the home depot.
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the muslim teenager whose arrest sparked a national debate about national profiling is expected to meet with president obama tonight. 14-year-old ahmed mohamed was handcuffed at this texas high school last month after the digital clock he made was
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mistaken for a bomb. since then, he has become either a star or a bratty kid. listen to hbo's bill mahr. >> the teacher is supposed to see something that looks like a bomb and go, wait, this might be my white privilege talking? we put a kid after school for a couple hours. this is not the end of the world. you know what the end of the world does happen all over the world for millions of muslims. so are the victims of other muslims. where are the liberals on this? >> he left other critics in the dust. he met a queen, posting this picture to his twitter account. #i stand with ahmed. susan malveaux live at the white house. >> he is making waves around the world. you're right, he's been meeting with world leaders. he is in the washington, d.c. area. it is expected he's going to meet with the president. there's no official confirmation
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buzz he's in the region. we saw him last night at a banquet, the american islamic relations. good company, with a nobel prize peace winner, as well as somebody we know well, a comedian. it is all a part of this champions for justice dinner they had last night. he is expected to be here. now, something that has raised eyebrows, carol, is the fact that he was recently in sudan, and he met with the sudanese president. this is a man who is wanted for war crimes by the international criminal court. it makes sense, however, to ahmed mohamed and his family, because his father is from sudan and ran against bashir twice and lost for the presidency there. all three got together. the current president, his father, as well as ahmed, for pictures, for a good time. they put their differences aside. there was some comments before that his father had criticized
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bashir in the past. they put that aside and had a good time. now, we expect, of course, he is going to be here. he has expressed a deal of pride. tweeting this out, saying, i am coming home. tell the world, i am coming home. #sudan. he is feeling very good about his sudanese visit. he's feeling very good about the white house visit, as well. this was the invitation that came by the president after the controversy, after he was handcuffed, when they thought that clock was some sort of hoax, some bomb. the president tweeting, cool clock, ahmed. want to bring it to the white house? we should inspire more kids like you to like science. it's what makes america great. that's what the white house, the president is thinking. this has opened a national dialogue, a national conversation, about islam phobia, about stereotyping, and also about encouraging kids to pursue their dreams. if that's engineering or science, don't let people get in the way of their own ambitions.
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the police and the teacher involved in that incident, carol, as you know, said they did not do this because he was muslim. there are other people who certainly believe that that was a part of the equation. certainly, the white house weighing in on this. the event itself tonight, carol, it is called the white house astronomy night. the second annual event on the south lawn. we'll see if he brings the clock. a lot of discussion about how he's treated, how others are treated, and supporting the kids. supporting engineers, would-be engineers. taking a look at some other top stories at 42 minutes past. baltimore city council is expected to approve kevin davis as police chief today. he took the helm on an interim basis in july. he replaced anthony bats, who was fired amid a spike in violence following freddie gray's death in april. he died of a spinal injury while in police custody. former nba star lamar odom
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continues to make slow progress after waking up from a coma. the 35-year-old odom was found unconscious at a nevada breath el last week. he's now able toilator and usin signals to communicate. in hawaii, a popular beach has been closed after a shark attack critically injured a swimmer over the weekend. he was 100 yards from the beach when the shark bit his feet. still to come, there's a new addition to "saturday night live"'s political impression hall of fame. do these punch lines help candidates or make them punching bags? but i keep it growing by making every dollar count. that's why i have the spark cash card from capital one. i earn unlimited 2% cash back on everything i buy for my studio. ♪ and that unlimited 2% cash back from spark means thousands of dollars each year going back into my business...
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it's not what bernie sanders said over the weekend that's getting the buzz, it's what larry david said as bernie sanders. >> you know what? can i -- can i just jump in here? this may not be great politics, but i think the american people are sick and tired about hearing about your damn e-mails. >> the american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> thank you. me, too. me, too. >> i would say that's pretty dead on by larry david, right? bernie sanders took on the impression with what else? a joke to prove he does have a sense of humor. >> i am told that i don't have a sense of humor. so i'm going to start off with a joke. you ready for a joke? here is the joke. my name is larry david, and bernie asked me to do this for
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him. >> although it all sounds fantastic, sometimes, an appearance on "saturday night live" is a double edged sword. hillary was a hit in this recent sketch, but the rest were not without controversial. let's talk about that. with me now, host of "reliable sources." you're more than a political comedian. >> thank you, carol. finally. >> fill in your resume for me. >> i write for "daily beast" and have an article about this going up right now. >> he's an all around great guy. >> thank you. >> i want to start with you, brian. larry lessig, the harvard professor who says he's running for president, but i don't know if he is, he wants equal time. >> he saw hillary clinton's sketch two weeks ago and sent a letter to nbc. there is this rule in the government regulations that says if hillary got 3:12 on "snl," he might get the same. it's complicated, involves certain states. he has to prove he's a real
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candidate and hillary is a real candidate. it'll go back and forth. donald trump is going to host. these same rules could help gop candidates. lessig isn't trying to get on "snl" but he's trying to get his ads on nbc stations. he might succeed because clinton was on. >> in other words, if donald trump is going to host "snl," why not jeb bush? >> ben carson can't stay awake until 12:30. the letters go to the affiliates that air the show. there's about 200 nbc affiliates. in states where trump is campaigning, like iowa and new hampshire, the main ones, they could say, i want to be on. in 2003, al sharpton was running for president in the race and had to put leiebermalieberman's halls on. only in jurisdictions where they're really a candidate. >> this law is barely ever applied. for lessig, it could be a big
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deal. lessig is a scratch and people don't know he's running. if he can get ads on a few stations, it could make the difference between 0% and 1%. >> interesting. let's talk about the double edged sword these appearances can sometimes become. we all remember tina fey and sarah palin. when tina fey said, i can see russia from my house. sarah palin never said that. >> if people don't understand the power of political comedy, that term, that line was quoted by people and added to the sense she was a lightweight on foreign policy and hurt her in the election. larry david's bernie sanders was perfect. talked about his policy, breaking up the banks, which is what sanders is for. gives you a sense of the frugality of bernie sanders. if i was sanders, i would want larry david on weekly doing that impression. >> i thought he might have been
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watching at home cringing. i thought it was senatmart he s he loved it. in the same way hillary clinton tried to add that personification of her. she tried to own it two weeks ago. sanders is trying to embrace larry david's impersonation. >> we have to play the tina fey thing. okay. here's tina fey. >> i believe that diplomacy should be the corner stone of any foreign policy. >> i can see russia from my house. >> number one, the possible default of new york city. number one, my stand on the ronald reagan announcement. [ phone ringing ]. >> hello? hello? hello? >> okay. for those of us old enough to remember, that was chevy chase making fun of gerald ford. did that affect ford's candkan y
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candidacy? >> gerald ford once fell down the steps coming out of air force one. the sarah palin one was more cutting. it fed into a narrative, that she didn't understand the issues, and it made her a punch line. she went to a walking punch line. you don't want that if you're running for the second highest office. >> you see the tendencies of the "snl" writers coming through. they also want to make people laugh regardless of the politics. >> this election has a lot to laugh at. >> that's sadly true. thanks to both of you. still to come, pats on the attack. did they get their deflategate revenge?
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when you have your own children, you want them to e-mamulate someone. now, let's take a look at last night's prime time game. the patriots perhaps wanting to pummel the colts for starting the -- but that didn't last. new england on their first drive of the second half. tom brady to rob gronkowski for the touchdown. gronk says, check the air pressure in that. then down just six points, the colts let the air out of their own building when they bust out the trickery, attempting what some fans call the worst designed play in nfl history. instead of punting, they shift the entire line and leave a receiver to play qb?
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they fail miserably. new england gets the 34-27 win. they're now only one of five remaining undefeated nfl teams. >> did you hear the lions won? >> i did hear the lions won. we have no more teams in the nfl without a win. congratulations. >> ya! thanks. appreciate it. the next hour of "cnn newsroom" starts now. happening now in the "newsroom" -- new polls say hillary clinton won the debate and compliments from her husband. >> that's the highest praise i can ever get. >> sanders stays steady and this "snl" impression, the talk of the town. >> here is the joke. my name is larry david. plus, trump says he could have stopped 9/11 and bush fires back. >> for him it looks like he's the actor playing the role of
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candidate for president. they almost had him. fugitive drug kingpin el chapo is captured and then escapes. let's fauk live in the "cnn newsroom." good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you for joining me. bernie sanders may have gotten all the buzz after last week's cnn debate, but he's apparently not getting much of the love. despite all the social media chatter declaring him the showdown winner, a poll says hillary clinton won, the first since the debate. more than 50% of democrats say clinton turned in the first performance. she gained three percentage points among democrats. sanders picked up five points, but still languishes a distant second.
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good morning. >> good morning. as joe biden is weighing whether to jump into this race, some interesting numbers about what would happen if he decides to stay out of it. the advantage would very much go to hillary clinton. check this out. 45% of those polled say that clinton is their pick for the nominee, but if biden is out of the race, that jumps up to 56%. you can see the advantages is not much for bernie sanders. 29% say he should be the nominee. that only jumps up 4 points to 33% without biden in the race. look at hillary clinton's favorables. this is interesting following this debate. 46% have a favorable view of hillary clinton. this is all americans who have -- this would represent all americans. all of those who have been polled. that's up from 44% back in august. her unfavorable at 50%, down three points, she's still under water on her favorable/unfavorable. take a look at the candidates on
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the issues, though. this is pretty fascinating. hillary clinton has an advantage over bernie sanders on a myriad of issues, from foreign policy to health care to race relations. he does come close to her on income inequality, but that's really it. when you pit hillary clinton against the republican front-runners, this is also significant what happens here. among all voters, statistically she is tied with ben carson. you can see they're running neck and neck there. she beats donald trump by five points. there's a margin of error, a plus or minus three points. that's pretty significant there that she would be besting trump. and i think the question -- or we're seeing hillary clinton may not have gotten a bump from her debate performance. that's pretty significant, but at the same time, you're seeing less democrats, carol, who want joe biden in the race. as he's weighing this decision, it makes you wonder if he's looking at these numbers that
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more democrats say you should not run for president than say he should. >> interesting. brianna keilar live from washington, thank you. donald trump is standing strong on controversial comments he made about 9/11. the republican front-runner insists he's not blaming former president george w. bush for the attack but says 9/11 would not have happened on his watch because he's so tough on immigration. listen to what he told fox news sunday. >> well, i would have been much different, i must tell you. somebody says, it wouldn't have been any different. it would have. i am extremely, extremely tough on illegal immigration. i'm extremely tough on people coming into this country. i believefy were running things, i doubt those families -- i doubt those people swoo have been in the country, so there's a good chance those people would not have been in our country. with that being said, i'm not blaming george bush, but i don't want jeb bush to say, my brother kept us safe, because september
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11th was one of the worst days in the history of this country. >> jeb bush takes aim at donald trump, with jeb bush mocking trump's inability to run the military. >> who do you talk to for military advice right now. >> well, i watch the shows. i see a lot of great -- you know, when you watch your show and all of the other shows -- >> you said publicly that he watches cable news and that's one of the ways he bones up on our national security. >> trump says he, quote, always felt i was in the military despite never serving in the military and draft deferments during vietnam. >> donald trump is causing the race toward the bottom. >> it's delusional. mr. trump did not have a firm grasp of what was going on. >> i will be so good at the military, your head will spin. >> joining me now, cnn military analyst lieutenant general mark
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hurtling. good morning. >> good morning, carol. >> did you like your cameo? >> it surprised me a built, to be truthful, because i'm trying to be as apolitical and to see yourself in an ad is a little disce discerning. >> get used to it, because it will probably happen again. let's talk about what trump said and jeb bush's response because jeb bush fired back at trump on cnn's can "state of the union". >> he othered our country and kept us safe. the great majority of americans believe that. i don't know why he keeps bringing this up. it doesn't show that he's a serious person as it relates to being commander in chief and being the architect of a foreign policy. across the spectrum of foreign policy, mr. trump talks about thing as though he's still "the apprentice". >> so, did president bush keep
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america safe, general? >> i won't comment on that. i think he did. i certainly think we reacted well to the attacks of 9/11. what i'd say is i'm not a political operative. you are know me as a military analyst and attempting to be as apolitical as possible. i'm judging the candidates how you judge leaders. their character, the values they uphold and do they do the right things for the right reasons. their presence, do they instill confidence in other people when they talk and when they act. finally, their intellect. do they have a depth of understanding of the issues and do they know what's going on? and those are the three areas i'm judging the various candidates on, most of my military brothers and sisters are doing the same. we see this as a requirement for commander in chief to be a great leader. >> okay. let's go back to donald trump then. he says his immigration policy would have prevented 9/11. a reminder for our viewers, all 19 hijackers from 9/11 were originally let into the country
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on temporary visas. some overstayed their visas and were in the united states illegal. here's what trump plans to do, why he would have prevented the 9/11 attacks. he plans to build a wall on our southern border to keep illegal immigrants out. he wants to increase fees on temporary visas. he wants to triple the number of i.c.e. officers and birthright si citizenship. could this immigration policy have kept those terrorists out of the country? >> i doubt it. first of all, those immigration policies, truthfully in my view, go against the values of who we are as americans. we've always had that lady in new york harbor inviting people to our shore. give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses. it doesn't say i'm going to build a wall and keep everyone out. that's one of the challenges i have, in particular, mr. trump in this area. could it have prevented 9/11?
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i don't think so. truthfully, when i presidential candidate proceed claims he or she might stop all evil from happening, it's just a lack of understanding of what leaders are asked to do and how leaders are required to react to crisis. >> but it would be nice to think that somebody could have prevented such a tragedy. >>ial a lot of americans are thinking for simple solutions. one of the hallmarks of mr. trump and some of the other candidates is they like to give simple solutions. we live in a complex world with good society linked to american exceptionalism. i think it's very difficult to say you would prevent all evil in the world. that's in effect, what i think mr. trump is saying he would do. >> let's move on to ben carson because he said if bush would have used oil we would have caught osama bin laden much
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sooner. >> i think they would have been extremely concerned if we declared, and we were serious about it, we would become petroleum independent because it would have major impact on their finances and i think that would trump any loyalty they have to people like osama bin laden. >> but they didn't have any loyalty to osama bin laden. the saudis kicked him out. he was their enemy. >> well, you may not think they had any loyalty to him, but i believe otherwise. >> sound like a good plan? >> not to me, carol. again, i go back to the three areas of leadership -- character, presence and intellect. mr. carson is a very smart guy. he wouldn't be a brain surgeon if he wasn't smart, but, you know, sometimes international engagement is a lot like brain surgery but it requires a whole different skill set than the medical professional. i think his comments about what might happen if this or that occur, purely, it's wrongly
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based. and i think it's playing amateur -- and i think so the connection between saudi arabia and the terrorists, it's living in an alternative universe. it doesn't work that way in international relations. >> just a fennel question because i don't want to leave the democrats out. is there anyone on the democratic side you think has a great plan to solve our country's military problems at the moment? >> well, i'm not sure what military problems we have. we certainly are being challenged in different parts of the world but that's -- those are all global issues and different everywhere you look. this takes a depth of knowledge and understanding of the patterns of what's going on globally. you can't just say one solution will solve all problems. truthfully, i think our military is in relatively good shape except for the fact the congress has not passed a budget to help them out.
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so, i think we are defending our country well, but we are challenged all over the world with strategic implications that are going to require a true depth of understanding by our next presidential candidate. i didn't ask -- answer your question of who on the democratic side. maybe that's something for a much longer conversation. because i'm evaluating them in the same as character, and intellect. >> we'll have you back for that. thank you very much. lawmakers are trickling back into washington today after a week-long recess, but there may have been -- but there may be -- there may have been a little relaxation for house republicans because they face this deepening concern over gop in-fighting and finding a new speaker who can keep them united. today paul ryan is facing heat to decide, is he the person to lead the house? cnn senior political reporter manu raju live in washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carol. paul ryan, republicans are growing very anxious about what
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paul ryan will do. he spent the week in janesville, wisconsin, with his family, laying low, avoiding the spotlight and taking a lot of phone calls from members, people who are urging him to seek the speakership. wednesday is a day in which he'll have the first time to really sit down behind closed doors and meet with republicans who, as they weigh what to do about their further and their leadership vacuum. a lot of people are weighing in on what this may mean for paul ryan's future, including mitt romney. here's what he had to say yesterday. >> i see paul as one of the people coming along that has the potential to lead our country. if he became speaker of the house in the near term, that's also a crucial role. we need paul in two spots at once. there haven't been a lot that have gone from speaker to the white house, so i hate to lose him as a potential contender
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down the road for the white house. >> reporter: he's only 45 years old and has a long career ahead potentially in politics. if ryan passes on this bid, and i'm hearing he'll either make a decision this coming week or could extend into next week, and if he decides to pass on this, it could delay the consideration on the next speaker for several weeks. there have-r up to 10, maybe 12 other candidates looking to get in. none have the votes on the floor to be speaker. john boehner could be in the speaker chair until republicans figure out who to select. on top of this, you have all these major fiscal issues this fall, particularly raising the debt ceiling november 3rd. there are major decisions republicans need to make and what paul ryan will do is on top of that list. >> manu raju reporting live,
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more israelis and palestinians killed in a bloody weekend of clashes. security video captured the panic of people running from sunday's shooting spree at a bus staugs. according to israeli officials, a 17-year-old israeli was the first to be shot. the attacker was later killed
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along with a migrant who was misidentified as a second attacker. ben wedeman has more on the root cause of the conflict in the region. >> reporter: pull up your pants, pull up your t-shirt, turn around, show your i.d. that's the only way residents of the east jerusalem/palestinian neighborhood can get to the sister of the city, under tough new security measures imposed by the israeli government in the wake of a spate of stabbing attacks. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has repeatedly accused the palestinian authority, hamas and others, inciting the violence. ask the palestinians at the checkpoint what's behind it all and they seem to say the same thing, the israeli occupation. the occupation sleeps on our chests, on our stomachs, says this 63-year-old. says this woman, occupation is
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oppression. oppression and s. more than half million have settled in the west bank, mostly on confiscated palestinian land. israel set up an extensive netted work and concrete blocks have gone up in east jerusalem. >> occupation means you have approximately 2.5 million palestinians living for almost 50 years under military administration. >> reporter: the palestinian authority set up after the 1993 oslo accord has little authority beyond the confines of ramallah. >> occupation is the major incitement of the people. people want to live normal life. they want to feel free. i did nothing wrong. >> reporter: former palestinian
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authority minister warns stopping the violence without addressing its causes won't cure the ills of this unhappy land. >> if you have cancer, they think advil can help you. it can be a pain relief for a short while, but it's not -- it will not cure you. you need real medicine to cure you. and the real medicine here is the end of the occupation. >> reporter: the clashes here in hebron and elsewhere in the west bank deny. the attacks on israelis also continue. >> the last 30 years have been two major palestinian uprisings, before, between and after there have been many more flareups like this one going on right now. and in the absence of a final resolution to this problem, more flareups and more uprisings aren't likely. they're inevitable. expect more of the same, only worse.
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ben wedeman, cnn, hebron, west bank. mexican officials say they almost caught the notorious drug lord known as el chapo but he managed to escape with injuries to his chest and leg. the dangerous fugitive has been on the run since escaping prison this july. rafael romo joins us with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the mexican marines launched a massive operation by land and air targeting several villages in the rugged villages of northwest mexico. their goal, capturing el chapo, one of the most wanted men in the world. new video emerging in the intense manhunt for fugitive international drug kingpin, el chapo. burnt out vehicles, riddled with bullet holes. carried out in several small villages where the elusive
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cartel leader was suspected to be hiding. federal authorities confirming the notorious drug lord suffered injuries to his face but evading capture. marines in the border towns known as the golden triangle. shell-shocked residents describing a rain of builts as their homes came under fire. hundreds of terrified villagers forced to seek shelter in neighboring towns. mexican authorities say they're closing in on one of the world's most wanted men, who has been on the lam since escaping into an elaborate underground tunnel in july. a new clip with audio emerging of the now infamous grainy prison surveillance video broadcast on the mexican network. it reveals loud haerming noises were being made in guzman's cell before walking toward his private shower and virtually
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disappearing into thin air. the video's time stamps show the prison guards didn't check on him until 30 minutes after he already vanished from his cell. it took about ten more minutes to prison authorities to enter the cell and follow the drug lord into the tunnel. null arguably given one of the world's most sought-after criminals a big head start to free. the u.s. government is offering a $5 million reward for his capture. mexico is offering an additional $3.8 million. this is the tekd time el chapo escaped from a maximum prison. >> thank you. still to come in the "newsroom," a 3-year-old boy fatally shot by his 6-year-old brother. the boy's father now in jail. we'll talk about that next.
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good morning. i'm carol costello. in chicago, another tragic incident of a child finding a loaded gun and accidentally killing someone. this time a 6-year-old killed his 3-year-old brother in a game of cops and rockers. the little boy found the weapon on top of the refrigerator. it was wrapped in pajamas. the boy's father has been arrested and charged with child endangerment. the grandfather was watching the boys at the time. >> i look out and he was running up the stairs and he tells me somebody shot his brother, you know. and i told him, well, who's going to shoot your brother? there's nobody down there. at the same time, i was running down the stairs and i seen him laying on the floor in the kitchen and i went and got him. >> let's bring in cnn legal analyst phillip holloway. good morning. >> good morning. >> what is this father charged
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with? >> he's charged with class three felony of child endangerment and in the law of this state, it's a very, very broad classification. if a person causes or permits the life or health of a child to be placed at risk, and if a child does, in fact, die, it becomes that felony criminal offense, carol, carrying a maximum of ten years in the state penitentiary. if they can find any charges they want to tack onto that, it, of course, could increase his criminal liability. and i expect if he's convicted, he will spend some sometime, probably a long time, in prison. >> this father is a gang member and he bought the gun illegally to provide protection for his family. the bond is set at $75,000. is it high because was a gang member or is that normal? >> it's probably high because if he's a gang member, i think it's fair to assume, although we don't know, he may have a criminal history. that's why i say i expect there might be additional charges that
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could be added to this if other crimes are uncovered. if he's a convicted felon, for example, and in possession of that firearm, that could be an additional charge. so the bond itself is probably bond he cannot make. he's probably going to stay put while this case works its way through court. >> i just wondered because, you know, some people might say, oh, it was a gang member and he bought the gun illegally but this happens a lot. there was an article on october 14th in the washington post. christopher ingram was the reporter. he went over past new reports of incidents like these and he found in 43 instances this year alone somebody was shot by a toddler. and by a toddler i mean a child younger than 3. in 31 cases, a toddler found a gun and shot himself or herself, injuring them. how often are parents charged in these cases? >> sometimes they're charged, sometimes they're not. it's going to depend on the
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exact circumstances of how the gun was protected or the parent may have attempted to keep the gun away from the parent. prescription medication, carol, carries warnings that say, keep out of rich of children. same with household cleaning products. any rational person with any degree of common sense knows dangerous instru meantalties need to be kept away from small children. the same holds true for firearms. that's the first step in responsible gun ownership is knowing how and when to protect that firearm or to keep it away from children. if the facts and circumstances indicate there's anything close to criminal negligence that would meet the definition of child endangerment, parents should and frequently are charged. >> phillip holloway, thanks for your insight. checking some top stories at 33 minutes past. police released these sketches of two suspects. one is the stabbing of a french train hero, spencer stone. stone was left in critical
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condition after being stabbed multiple times outside a sacramento bar. he spent more than a week in the hospital recovering. a few months before stone was hailed a hero after helping take down a gunman. the leader ed of an al qaeda-linked group was killed in the air strike led by the u.s. coalition. pentagon confirms he was killed in the air strike in northwestern syria. u.s. officials calling his death a significant blow to al qaeda. less than a week after the first democratic presidential debate, democratic voters agree, hillary clinton shined on stage. a new cnn/orc poll shows the majority of democratic viewers thought clinton did the best job compared to rivals like berny sa -- bernie sanders. good news for clinton, right? maybe. that hasn't really changed her standings in the polls. she rose only three points since last month. so, did she do enough to earn voters' trust? joining me the center of
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politics, larry sabato and former presidential campaign manager for clinton, patti solace doyle. thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> do you think clinton is happy with this poll? >> absolutely. these are very good numbers for her. while the numbers didn't, you know, go up dramatically, she did accomplish what i think she needed to accomplish. that is she reassured her donors and party leadership that she's the one to back. she solidified her position as a front-runner. she pretty much stopped the bleeding on the e-mail controversy, thanks to assist of bernie sanders, and she stopped the will joe biden enter the race chatter. >> do you agree with that rosy assessment? >> that is rosy but i would say on the hole hillary clinton had
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a very good debate and she solidified her position. people tune into debates to cheer for their side. they're perfectly capable of jg judging another candidate the winner but they don't change their position on the election. remember, mitt romney won that first debate with barack obama, president obama, in the fall of 2012 by a mile. people thought he won that easily. but it didn't change the balance. election. what interested me about the poll was the 18% for joe biden. the buzz is that joe biden is finally going to announce today or tomorrow whether he's getting in. if he does get in, he'll probably get some additional points. that normally happens with an announcement. it's going to cut into hillary clinton's lead dispreportionally. if he doesn't get in, i think that pretty much sets the democratic field, barring a disaster for hillary clinton. she's going to be in a much
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stronger position for the nomination. >> on the other hand, patti, on the subject of joe biden, this poll also showed voters don't support him as much as they once did. that to me means people are getting a little tired of the waiting game. >> i continue to believe, if joe biden gets in, i agree with larry, he'll be a formidable candidate. he's a sitting vice president. i can't even remember a time when a sitting vice president seeking his party's nomination for the presidency didn't get it. i think there was one, maybe harry truman's vice president, but he still needs to make this decision. the longer he waits, i don't think the problem is the patience of the democratic party. it's getting an organization up, raising the money, hiring staff. and it's getting your name on the ballot. so, i really think he needs to make a decision soon. >> the other interesting thing about this poll, larry, is when you put hillary clinton up against ben carson, ben carson
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actually wins by just one percentage point. what do you make of that? >> well, it's a year-plus to the election. as we know, these polls never change. look, obviously they will change enormously once there's more focus for the general electorate, on whoever the republican nominee is. ben carson has a very sweet portrayal, it's kind of yin and yang with donald trump who's boisterous and melodramtic. so, i think carson comes across better than trump does. i don't put much stock in the numbers a year ahead of the elections. >> how about you? >> i agree with larry. i think it's too soon to tell. it's going to be a close race no matter who the nominee for the republican party -- or who the nominee for the democratic party is going to be. this country's divided.
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expects to have enough votes to get this resolution passed. he expressed disappointment with university officials, saying he didn't want the students to bring this forward. in the charming city of oxford, mississippi, relics of the confederacy are pervasive. this week the university of mississippi student body senate will vote on a resolution to try to remove one of those symbols -- the mississippi state flag. the explanation of why lies largely in the past. >> we are forever tied to the horrors of our past. we've flown this symbol of oppression, we defended it, we fought for it, and it's time to recognize that was a mistake. >> reporter: would we be having this conversation if nine people weren't killed in a church? >> i think itesq esqucalated th
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conversation. they're creating the best and most inclusive campus they can and they're navigating some old narratives with new expectations. >> reporter: last year, a spasm of race-related episodes jogged painful memories here on campus, including a noose that was hung from the statue of james meredith, the first black student to attend the university here. even one student senator says there's more to be proud of here than not, which is why he's opposing the resolution to bring down the mississippi state flag. writing, removing symbols, flags and monuments will do nothing to change the way people feel in their hearts. ole miss students and my fellow mississippiens rise up and push back on political correctness and support the state flag. the school is deeply rooted in tradition. a vestige of southern history and pride and has historicallily been combative to change.
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three of the state's public universities do not fly the state flag, but will the state flagship university be next? kuhn says it will be a hard-won triumph if it passes. >> why can't we get behind this? why can't we understand this is something that affects people every day that they go to class? so, that flag is coming down. if it isn't passed, we'll find a way rvrt. >> reporter: it's no secret ole miss has been a lightning rod for race-related issues but in recent years the university has done much to change that. on friday they released a statement about the current controversy saying, in part, as a university committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive campus for all students, we continue to join other leaders in mississippi to encourage our government to change the state flag. it's that state flag that will be the focus on tuesday evening when the resolution goes to vote. carol? >> nick valencia reporting. still to come in the "newsroom," panic at a zombie-themed festival.
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a zombie-themed street festival turns deadly. now police in ft. myers, florida, are asking the public to help find the gunman who open fire on a crowd, killing a college student. [ gunshots ] >> oh, oh! >> you heard the gunshot there. the annual event is known as zombie con with many people dressing and acting like zombies. some people thought it was a
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prank until everyone began to flee for cover. >> reporter: good morning, carol. we're hoping to learn more about the investigation during that news conference. perhaps authorities will let us know who they believe could be responsible for this deadly shooting. the incident happened on saturday night during a zombie-themed street festival known as zombicon. this is an annual festival taking place in downtown ft. myers, florida, and the event typically attracts 20,000 people every year. police say five people were wounded in the shooting and one man was killed. that victim has been identified as tyrell taylor. he was just 20 years old and was from florida, carol. >> what is his family saying? >> reporter: well, the family, as you can imagine, is trying to find some answers to the questions they have. we know taylor was a football player at asa college, which is
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a small school in miami. he had just graduated from high school in may. listen to what the family had to say. >> you can be sitting here saying, he'll come here and just bring that joy in the house with him. >> it's a hard pill to swallow, you know. you don't want to bury a child, a sibling, period. especially when they try to do everything right. you don't understand why somebody do something like this, you know. >> reporter: we don't know if taylor was the intended target of the shooting. we're hoping, again, to get an update from police at some point today. hopefully his family will get some of the answers they're looking for. carol? >> alina machado reporting live for us this morning. still to come in the "newsroom," a fiancee calls off the wedding just days before the big day. you will not believe what the jilted bride's family decided to do next. i brought in some proten to get us moving. i'm new ensure active high protein. i help you recharge with nutritious energy and strength. i'll take that. yeeeeeah! new ensure active high protein. 16 grams of protein
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it was supposed to be an elegant wedding reception but when the groom backed out, the bride's family saw a way to give back. tom miller from our affiliate kcra has the story. >> reporter: the tables are set, food hot out of the oven and one by one, the guests arrive. these aren't the men, women and children the dwayne family planned to host but they're happy to do it, nonetheless. >> when i found out on monday the wedding would not be taking place, it just seemed like, of course, this would be something we would do to give back. >> reporter: earlier in the week, the would-be groom got cold feet and called off the wedding. rather than cancel the $35,000 outing, the bride's family invited the city's homeless for a once in a lifetime meal at one of sacramento's finest hotels. >> they were very generous to lose out on something so important and give it to yourself is very giving. >> reporter: many came with their families, giving their
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kids a rare night out. >> when you're going through a hard time, a struggle for you to get out to do something different and with your family, you know, it was really a blessing. >> reporter: the food is similar to what you would find at the hotel's four-star restaurant, cauliflower, psalm salmon, even tritip. there's plenty to go around. 120 people were invited to the we had brg it got cancelled. >> this is not coming out of our kitchen. we love our chef leo but he wouldn't prepare anything like this. >> reporter: the night is still painful for the dwaynes. their 27-year-old daughter chose to stay home. >> i feel a lot of heart ache and heart break for her. but i will take away something really good from this. i will. >> reporter: turning a night that was supposed to be about their family into one that takes care of others. >> tom miller from our affiliate
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kcra. that's an awesome story. thanks for joining me. "at this hour with berman and bolduan" starts now. is donald trump crazy to fight with jeb bush will september 11th? is bush crazy to fight back? how do trump's comments line up with the actual 9/11 commission? you might be surprised. it's a game of cops and robbers that became a tragedy. a 6-year-old boy shoots his little brother and now their father is behind bars. you'll hear why. cars on fire, secret hideouts, dramatic face-off. the mexican government says it just missed nabbing one of the most dangerous fugitives on earth. given this is the same government that literally let this guy escape under their nose, should we believe them? hello, everyone, i'm john

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