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>> set your dvr's, never miss an episode of the five. special report is next, and don't forget, greta's exclusive. 7:00 p.m. eastern. this is a fox news alert, just a week to go before the iowa caucuses, socialist democrat bernie sanders is closing the gap in the hawkeye state. that's the headline from our new fox polls, along with the fact that clinton has dropped under 50% nationally. all this comes as clinton takes further damage to her reputation from continued revelations about her use of private, nonsecured e-mail procedures during her time as secretary of state. chief white house correspondent ed henry from the crucial state of iowa. hi, ed. >> good evening, brett. bernie sanders continues to gain ground tonight in part because
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democrats are telling us that top quality they want in a candidate is someone who's honest and trustworthy as new questions emerge tonight about hillary clinton. >> democratic socialist senator bernie sanders continues to soar because of a huge advantage over hillary clinton with young voters as he pressed his case today in iowa. >> new fox polls show sanders has a 22 point lead in new hampshire. here in iowa, clinton's 14 point lead has been cut to just 6 points as she touts her resume. >> we need somebody who is prepared to deal with whatever the problems are from the very first day. >> the fox poll shows, in iowa and new hampshire, democratic voters say, experience and electability are at the lower end of the top quality they want. being honest and trustworthy is number one. a problem for clinton because of new details fox has learned about her handling of classified information. which comes from former state
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department official wendy sherman, who served in the obama and clinton administrations. >> now we have blackberries and it has changed the way diplomacy is done. things appear on your blackberry that would never be on an unclassified system. you're out traveling. trying to negotiate something. >> fox news has obtained a video showing sherman with the american foreign services. sensitive information on unclassified systems. sherman cited the example of clinton's september 2011 visit to the united nations general assembly, where the then secretary of state, met with lady ashton of the european union, and they conducted delicate mideast peace negotiations. >> they sat there as they were having their meeting with their black berries transferring language back and forth, to multitask in a quite a new fashion. to have the meeting at the same time be working on the court's
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statement. >> fox checked some of the state department's previous e-mail dumps. in september 2011, jake sullivan forwarded an e-mail chain to clinton that included notes on the statement. which the state department has now deemed to be classified. officials redacted details from the public. given clinton's comments that the e mates were not marked. >> now, i just spoke to a clinton aid who would not comment on this video, remember that on friday, the state department revealed they will not be releasing the next batch of official clinton e-mails until well past iowa and new hampshire in part, they blamed it on that snowstorm that hit washington. brett? >> live in des moines, ed, thank you. republicans in a much more
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crowded gop field enter the final week before the caucuses, trying to gain traction against the donald trump campaign, seemingly impervious to attack. chief political correspondent carl cameron looks at the race from des moines. >> after an appearance with but not an endorsement from iowa's junior senator, marco rubio opened a new line of attack on ted cruz to represent a chinese company in 2012. he is accused of stealing property from a florida entrepreneur. >> i think it's another example of ted cruz saying one thing and doing something different. he talks about how tough he'll be on china. china stealing american secrets. >> he responded from manchester, iowa. >> this is an attack that there were millions of dollars spent when i ran for senate. it's a false attack.
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it didn't work then, and i would suggest that if other candidates are going that direction, that they're very frustrated by the dynamic that's playing out on the ground. >> he's a deal maker that can bring people together. >> the establishment, the media, the special interests. the lobbyists, the donors, they're all against me. i'm still funding my campaign, i don't owe anybody anything. >> senator grassley appeared with trump over the weekend. >> i have the most loyal people. did you ever see that, where i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? >> ted cruz hits the airways this evening in iowa. >> i am pro choice in every respect. >> what does trump think about iowa? >> how stupid are the people of iowa? >> donald trump new york values,
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not ours. >> my views are a little different than if i lived in iowa. >> the first caucus a week from tonight. it's time for ted cruz to settle the problem and was a citizen of canada or get out of the race. rick perry dropped out of the race last year. new fox polls released yesterday show trump leading, cruz is his only close rival. rubio the only other candidate in double-digits. more than 30% of republicans say they could change their minds. >> rubio knows it's going to be tough to catch trump or cruz in iowa over the course of the next week. what he's hoping for is in their fig fight. people have been talking about this here for years. in order to really get some momentum going for itself. >> carl cameron live in des moines. we'll be heading there tonight. see you there, carl. >> there may be a late entry
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into the presidential sweepstakes. former new york mayor michael bloomberg is said to be considering an independent run. james rosen tells us why bloomberg thinks the time may be ripe for another nontraditional candidate. >> with what appeared to be an authorized leak, michael bloomberg informally announced his first steps toward an independent bid for the presidency. telling the times about his commissioning of prior polling. >> bloomberg comes, in which would be great. i love the competition. >> he's just a private citizen who owns a big company. >> if i didn't get the nomination, he may consider it. i'm going to relieve him of that, and get the nomination, so he doesn't have to. >> the american people do not want to see our nation move toward an allagarky where billionaires control the
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country. >> by most measures, bloomberg's three-terms as mayor was the most accomplished. he's also a gun control advocate and architect of a failed assault on sugary drinks. >> you don't want to sell mayor bloomberg short. if he gets into the race and the debate, meets that this remember hold that's needed, you could see a dramatically different election than we're looking at right now. >> republican strategist ed rollins who briefly ran ross perot's campaign disagrees. >> i don't think this skpan is about finding a good manager. it's about a different environment, and it's like, who will throw hand grenades, go shake the system up. mike bloomberg doesn't fit that category. >> bloomberg himself ruled out a campaign just a year and a half ago. >> will he run for president? >> no, i do not believe a third party candidate can win. i can tell you categorically i
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am not running for president. >> should bloomberg reverse himself so no candidate emerges with a majority of electoral college votes. republicans presently control 33 of the 50 delegations, brett? >> that would be quite something. james, thank you. >> do you think bloomberg would have a chance? let me know at facebook.com. you can use the #special report. president obama says he would not run for a third term, even if he could. the president tells politico. the office needs fresh legs. as for who his successor might be, the president is no longer keeping his opinions to himself. >> taking sides, that's what some believe president obama has done in weighing in for the first time at length on the 2016 democratic race for the white house. >> i think bernie came in with
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the luxury of being a complete longshot. and just letting loose. >> right. >> i think hillary came in with the privilege and burden of being perceived as the fro front-runn front-runner. >> just a week before caucus gores are set to be in iowa. a sign perhaps that clinton's flagging fortunes in the hawkeye state are in need of a presidential push. >> she's been in the public eye for a long time. and in a culture in which new is always better. you're looking at the bright shiny object that people haven't seen before. that's a disadvantage to her. >> clinton has plenty of advantages as well. despite saying they're not taking sides in the race. and the clinton campaign are in regular communication. consider just last month. clinton melt with the president
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for 90 minutes. according to the new york times, clinton's top aids regularly check in with 3 of the president's top advisers. dennis mcdonagh. white house press secretary josh ernest. if we're out on the campaign trail and rolling out a new policy, building on something he's done or taking a position different than his. we'll let him know we're going to do it. a strategy say analysts that should tell you plenty about who the president sees as the stronger democrat in the race. >> he wants to be succeeded by a democrat, and he really only has one option. hillary clinton. >> no surprise, the president says senator clinton would be ready to govern on day one if elected. she has the most experience of any nonvice president to ever seek the office. whether that endorsement pushes her over the top in iowa, remains to be seen. >> kevin, thank you. up next, what they're doing
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with all that snow in the northeast. first, some of our fox affiliates around the country are covering these stories tonight. three flight attendants and four passengers sustained injuries during severe turbulence. pilots made an emergency landing in newfound land. none of the injuries are said to be life threatening. >> a misdemeanor assault charge for the university of missouri assistant professor who asked for some muscle to help her get rid of student journalists during a campus protest last november. melissa click resigned a courtesy appointment but remains on the communications department faculty. and this is a live look at chicago or was from fox 32. among the big stories tonight. a 200 pound alligator was found in a home in suburban lansing where it's lived for 26 years. the man is charged with unlawful possession of an endangered speak. he got caught when the appliance
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a grand jury in austin texas has indicted two members of the pro life group that shot
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undercover video of planned parenthood officials discussing the sale of fetal body parts. the charges include tampering and the misdemeanor count related to purchasing human organs. the grand jury did not bring any charges against anyone from planned parenthood. greg abbott says today's news does not affect ongoing investigations by the state attorney general and the inspector general. there's been no response yet for the center for medical progress. >> diane black says it's a sad day in america when those who harvest the body parts escape consequences for their actions while the courageous truth tellers who expose their misdeeds are handed down a politically motivated indictment instead. planned parenthood has respond. it's become totally clear that the only people who engaged in wrongdoing are the criminals
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behind this fraud. we're glad they're being held accountable. it's a story we will follow. the u.s. supreme court is rejecting ab a pennsylvania inmate's appeal. also today justices are refusing to allow north dakota to enforce a law banning abortions. when a fetal heartbeat is detected as early as six weeks in the pregnancy. justices struck down automatic life sentences with no chance for parole for murderers who commit their crimes as teenagers. life is slowly returning to normal tonight for millions affected by the massive weekend snowstorm here in the east. there are still challenges and will be for many days. peter ducey is braving the elements for us tonight just outside washington. >> two days after the heavy stuff stopped falling, almost two feet of snow sits in the
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middle of many impassable streets. many residents shoveled their own sidewalks and drive ways, but can't go anywhere until the streets are plowed. what happens if there's an emergency? the plan is for officers to park on the nearest cleared road and walk the rest of the way or request a plow to clear a path. if that doesn't work, they'll ask the national guard for a lift. something the fire department did this weekend. a lot of streets that have been plowed are now blocked by snow piles. they are being picked up and being dropped off elsewhere. in new york city, at old rfk stadium. >> it's warmer during the day and freezing at night, any wet
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surfaces can become icy. this storm is blamed for leaving 36 people dead in its path including a u.s. capitol police officer who had a heart attack shoveling snow. the roof of a maryland church collapsed under the weight of a snow. beach erosion and floods caused extensive damage in new jersey and new york, where a travel ban was in effect during the blizzard. the mayor doesn't want people on the roads. he doesn't even want people to touch their cars, fearing they'll make an even bigger mess. >> leave the snow on it. don't move the snow off it. let mother nature help you. it will be warmer, there will be sunshine. >> here in arlington, virginia, not far from the pentagon, the owner of this car could knock all the snow off the roof, and into the road, and who would notice there is a waist high snow drift running through the middle of this residential street that no one has attempted
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to plow yet. bret? >> it takes some time. peter ducey, live in arlington. thank you. stocks were off today. the dow lost 208. the s&p 500 gave back 30. the nasdaq fell 73. a manhunt is underway right now in southern california, for three prisoners who broke out of a maximum security jail in santa ana friday night. >> these are three very, very dangerous inmates that we're looking for. >> vietnamese gang members charged with attempted murder. both escaped with an iranian board, accused of kidnapping and cutting off the anatomy of a man he believed had money. >> tortured him by putting fire to his body. also poured bleach all over him, and dumped him in the desert to die. fortunately, he did not. >> after weeks of planning, the three escaped friday.
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>> he appears to be a sophisticated operation. where they were allowed to go through some security access points and had some tools that allowed them to do that. >> the men used a hacksaw to cut through this metal screen. to enter the ventilation system where they made their way to the roof, cutaway a section of razor wire and used a rope made out of four sheets to propel down. they remained undetected for 14 hour hours. >> police are canvassing orange county's little sigh began looking for leads. >> we sincerely need input from the community to help us put these three dangerous individuals back into custody. >> the plan to add 2,000 surveillance cameras at the jail
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was set to begin later this year. >> police refuse to say what tools, saws, hammers or chisels they recovered or how the inmates got them. >> william, thank you. >> michigan's attorney general says the water in flynn the is so unsafe, he's warning parents not to bathe newborns in it. he also announced the appointment of a former prosecutor as special council into what happened and whether laws were broken. flint residents have been urged to use bottled water. how passengers on international flights are able to bypass customs at jfk in new york.
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after a second incident in which passengers arriving at jfk airport were allowed to bypass customers after international flights. doug kelly is here to tell us what's happening. >> some of the 150 passengers aboard american airlines flight 12:23 thought it was strange when they were directed straight to baggage claim without going through customs. american realized its mistake, e-mailing passengers asking them to return to the airport to go through customs. the passengers were inadvertently directed to the domestic terminal. we take the safety and security of our customers very seriously, and work closely with customs and tsa. customs officials clearly laid blame on american airlines. due to an airline error, some of the international passengers
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were inadvertently directed to exit through a passengers aboard another american airlines flight, this one from london to new york, were also steered past jfk customs. that only two days after isis threatened a terrorist attack on new york. >> one of the other things this shows is that these bureaucracies have become so big, they can't get out of their own way. they're so large, that they're not even doing the basics right. >> last june, according to press reports. screeners failed to predict contraband. days later, ben sass said the publicly available facts are disturbing, but the classified details are even worse. >> we'll follow it, doug, thank you. we're getting a new sense of how intricately isis terrorists planned last november's massacre in paris, that left 130 people
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dead. benjamin hall looks at what the video tells us. >> a chilling and gruesome video, showing nine of the paris attackers planning and preparing for the massacre. and the video warns of more attacks. >> its further evidence that the plot which killed 130 was masterminded and coordinated from the safety of isis held territory. the video is believed to be filmed in syria and shows the killers who died in paris, preparing and training with weapons. the video opens with news reports of the attack from november 13th. each man is shown standing over a prisoner before killing him in the most horrific ways. some while smiling broadly, and it issued a threat of retaliation against the u.s. led bombing raids and directly points at britain, where they warn an attack is imminent. david cameron spokeswoman responded saying the video was the work of a group which is in decline and in retreat. french president francois
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hollande responded to the video saying he was going to extend emergency measures in france. >> france cannot be deterred by any kind of threats of terrorism. we will take all measures that are required to protect democracy. >> the killers address all muslims living in the west, telling them to rise up and kill whoever they can. if they don't have knives or guns, they should use hands and rocks. >> this latest video has placed renewed focus on the isis held territory from where they are clearly able to plot and plan more attacks. they have an extensive fake passport industry. meaning it's a lot easier for them to travel. >> benjamin hall in london, thank you. the bernie sanders machine keeps gaining on hillary clinton. the latest fox polls, news from the campaign trail. plus, what could be a new edition to the general field.
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with the luxury of being a complete longshot. and just letting loose. i think hillary came in with the privilege and burden of being perceived as the front-runner. >> if you look at the polling we've seen nationally. you can see the polling which is taking place here in iowa and new hampshire. bernie sanders versus donald trump. hillary clinton versus donald trump. guess what, bernie sanders does a lot better than hillary clinton does against donald trump. >> senator sanders doing his best. donald trump talking about polls on the stump. here's the newest fox news poll from iowa in the democratic race. hillary clinton up 6. can you see she's lost since december 2015. you see sanders gaining on her. we go to new hampshire, and the lead for bernie sanders is pretty astounding. 22 points in this latest poll
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out tonight. and nationally, hillary clinton goes below 50% for the first time, and you see the spread. the issue that is leading here when asked about among democratic primary voters, honest and trustworthy, 30%. cares about you, 17. can win in november. only 8%. there's some of the latest polls. let's bring in our panel. juan williams, columnist with the hill. state of the democratic race? >> close. >> well, it's not close, if you think about it. we only have two states to go, one of them is a landslide at this point. we have the president clearly weighing in at this point on hillary, for a number of good reasons. he knows that five out of six times the parties tried to extend for two to three terms, five of the six they failed. most of his achievements or many
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of them at any rate are written on water, because they're done by executive order, it's particularly important to not have a republican to undo them as fast as he did them. any time a president parties turns out after two terms, it's a mild repudiation. i think he has his thumbs on the scales and you can see why. >> the president embracing hillary clinton. is that a good thing for her? frankly, the motivation, the momentum in the sanders campaign, is pushing back about what the president didn't get done from the left saying that he was a disappointment from the progressive point of view. >> i think that's an excellent point. you have to keep in mind if you're doing clinton's strategy. you want barack obama's base. you want those young people, the minority voters, you want people who had been with the energetic left that boosted president obama past hillary clinton back in '08. the question is, how do you
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recapture that momentum. >> the latest poll has the young voighters 89%. >> right. >> going for bernie sanders? >> correct. that's where i was going with this. at the moment, you see the young voters are not plugging into hillary clinton. i was particularly pointing at young women, who you would think would identify with potentially the first woman president, they're not. and i think they don't know hillary clinton or they consider her yesterday's news. what you're seeing with the obama embrace, i think, is an opportunity for hillary clinton to point to barack obama and say to that base. don't forget. your champion, the guy you like so much, his numbers are very good among democrats. that he likes me. charles. >> i don't think obama's inclinations as expressed -- i thought rather mildly pro hillary are a matter of affection. i think it's the fact that with her, she's begun to wrap herself around him, around his legacy. you saw it in the last debate,
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she kept saying, bernie's going to abandon obama care, i will continue it. sanders is the one who wants to achieve the ultimate dreams of obama over the ones he couldn't. he was the one who openly said he would prefer a single pair system like the canadian system, he obviously wasn't able to achieve it. sanders is the one you would expect to be his ideological err. i think obama is calculating that the country is not going to elect sanders, if sanders loses, the republicans elected everything he did. almost everything he did. including obama care. disappears and he becomes a historical parenthesis. what he's pushing for, he'd like to see, is any democrat -- if it will be hillary, he has a better chance. so that legacy such as it is is continued. >> meanwhile, it's his fbi and his justice department that really holds the key to whether
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hillary clinton wins or loses. >> that's why i think less important than iowa, less important than new hampshire is the comb my vote. he's the head of the fbi. his will be decisive, if he makes a criminal referral, i think their candidacy probably will disintegrate even if it's rejected by the department of justice. >> let's take a look at michael bloomberg, former new york mayor. talking to neil cavuto in 2014. >> are you going to run for president? >> no. this is a two party country, i suspect it will always be. i find it hard to see how a third party candidate could win. in any case, in my future, it's my politics. working a lot at my company, foundation and trying to do other things. i do not believe a third party candidate can win. i can tell you categorically, i am not running for president.
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you can rest assured in two 1/2 years when there's a presidential election, i will vote. and i will vote for one of the parties of the two major candidates, two major parties. >> sometime between then and now, things changed. new york times, michael r. bloomberg has instructed advisers for plans for a potential independent campaign. and has indicated he would be willing to spend at least $1 billion of his fortune on it. he commissioned a poll in december to see how he mayfair against mr. trump and mrs. clinton. if republicans were to nominate mr. trump or senator head cruz of texas and democrats choose mr. sanders. mr. bloomberg has told allies he would be likely to run. george? >> well, mr. bloomberg has looked at the menu of candidates
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and decided what the skurn country needs now is a second bossdy big government billionaire from the east side of manhattan. he may be right, he may be wrong. we haven't elected a northeasterner for 56 years, jack kennedy in 1960. since then we've rejected three massachusetts nominees, dukakis, kerry, m.i.t. romney. this time we could have four from the northeast, clinton from new york, sanders from vermont, trump and bloomberg from the east side of manhattan. there's a record of new york mayors thinking the country wants to hear from them and they don't. >> in 1972 john lindsay started as a republican, became a democrat. got 1.2% of the primary vote that year. in september 2007 giuliani was 20 points ahead and had a third more money than mitt romney and john mccain combined.
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he spent $65 million and got one delicate. didn't work. >> florida was the fireball back then. >> if he gets in, would he take from democrats or republicans? >> i think he'd take a little bit from both, if you just have ex democrat column and y. he's counting on extremes, he's counting on people perceiving trump, cruz or sanders. >> or wounding clinton. >> allowing him to come up the middle. >> the one thing that's really interesting, if he does get in and no one gets to the magic number of 270 electoral votes. the race then goes to the house of representatives. each state gets one vote. because of the way it's figured, with republicans in control, one would assume that the republicans would take that. >> well, number one, that's every journalist's dream. all of this hope that will be decided before we die. the other is, bloomberg entering
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whether in the convoluted way of the house deciding or straight up and down, he will help elect a republican. he will take far more from democrats than the republicans. and i think it could be decisive. >> the most important election, arguably in world history was subtle that way in the house. it was 1800, first time in the history of the world, power had been peacefully transferred from one party to another. jefferson's elected, the house did its job, i like the idea. 23 you're doing it where wyoming is equal to california. >> it could happen. you heard it here first. the republicans, and make sure you check out our new feature on hq 2016 app, it's called contenders, it allows you to see which candidate you agree and disagree with. you'll be asked to rate a series of anonymous quotes on how much you agree with that statement. afterwards it will show you who
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if you look at a guy look cruz he came out totally opposed to ethanol. that effects many farmers and jobs in iowa. if i said i were against jobs i i wouldn't vote for them. >> what does trump think of iowa? >> how stupid are the people of iowa. >> donald trump, new york values. not ours. >> my views are a little bit different than if i lived in iowa. >> that's a ted cruz ad out
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today as well as an interview with donald trump on cnn. the late latest polls out of iowa. right now it appears iowans do like trump at least in this poll. up 11. that is a big swing in this poll. you look at internals in this poll of iowa white evangelical caucus goers, and can you see the breakdown where gets 29% of that. and just essentially tied with ted cruz. and also, you have the likely iowa caucus goers. they are certain about their candidate. 63%. 33%. a significant number there. and also obviously final days in new hampshire. back with the panel. juan? >> well, i think the key thing to watch here is likely voters versus people who may be first-time caucus goers in iowa. first time voters for donald trump it is at 43%. and you see cruz at 19%.
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rubio at 14%. these are first-time caucus goers. >> right. the question would be if you get first time caucus goers, are first-time caucus goers going to be excited about this race. so dominant in media. debate coming up. i think people are excited. do you get all these fresh voices in the caucuses in the gym on the cold january night, that's the question. >> charles? >> look, i think these numbers, assuming they are true. assuming they hold for another week, show that the big cage match, which began with the last debate between trump and cruz has been won by trump. i mean, i remember right after the debate of consensus was among observers cruz had won. i thought it was obvious there was one single exchange, important one. one on new york values. trump, you played the 9/11 card and left cruz speechless which is a
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spectacle really rarely seen. i thought that was the moment. then he came after him when trump went cruz on several things. the canadian diversion, it seems to have worked it put cruz on the defensive. and then he attacked him on the goldman sachs money. new york values but you take new york+'qy money. and then now he is attacking him on his persona. he is a nasty guy. nobody likes him. can't make deals. it's had its effect. i think that 111 point swing one way cruz has dropped isfç;7x the result of this two week match. >> george? >> i suspect that cruz's polling indicates that the new york values exchange helped him outside of new york which is what matters. we just saw the ad where he doubles down on that where he says donald trump, new york values. >> if it helped him, how's come he lost 14 points? >> i don't know it could have been the ethanol. had you a popular governor come out and say governors are always neutral. not this time. >> terry branstad, a
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republican with a large voice, whose son is working for the ethanol company. i think that hurt. i also think, you know, at this table may not have much traction, but i think out there in the minds of the voters the argument over his birth in canada. that resonated all over. even the conservative talk show host rejected it out of hand. but they continue talking about it. >> right. >> and he continues to say, trump does, that he will get sued by a democrat on day one. >> he is willing to suei4w[ himself. >> now he may sue as well. the. >> he is only trying to help cruz. you have to understand. >> right. can i play this sound bite? this is is the latest attack by rubio on cruz. >> when ted cruz had to choose as a lawyer, he was choosing to represent the chinese. he represented a chinese company that stole secrets and a product from an american company. you can't go around saying you are tough on china but then have a legal record in which you were paid a lot of money to defend the chinese who had had taken a product away from an american.
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>> that particular case was civil litigation between two commercial tire companies. both of which were based in china. both companies were manufacturing tires in china and one of them on appeal hired the firm i worked at to represent them on appeal. this is an attack, frankly, that there were millions of dollars spent when i ran for senate. it it's a false attack. it's a bogus attack. >> i don't know. it takes a lot to explain it, george. >> when you are explaining you are losing is the old argument in politics. but, as mr. cruz said,q%2zçthis was dumped on him heavily and his runoff in texas against the attorney general of texas, durst, didn't work. >> the attack takes a lot of explaining. that's itpf stay tuned for extreme snow day activities.
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>> that's it for this "special report." fair, balanced and unafraid. heading to iowa in a couple hours. see threw tomorrow. greta goes "on the record" right now. ♪ ♪ tonight, only "on the record" and for the first time you will hear directly from newly freed pastor syed abedino. than three years behind bars. first, one week from tonight, it's iowa caucus and then 8 days later the new hampshire primary. and these last days are critical. out. governor chris christie had to handle his state of new jersey. handling of the storm is what this country means. >> it matters what you have done before it matters. some candidates in this race trying to tell you it doesn't matter what you have done

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