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a grueling year on the campaign trail. >> they throw all this stuff at me and i'm still standing. >> we're going to build a wall. >> donald, you won't be able to insult your way to the presidency. 1500 rallies 11 debates and it all comes down to this. >> this is about the men and women of iowa. >> the race closer than ever. donald trump taking the lead back from ted cruz. the billionaire and his family trying to close their biggest deal of all. good result. >> clinton with a slight edge the senator calling it a toss-up. the big date finally here. >> you have 104 temperature, get out of bed and caucus! >> who will be on top at the end of the night? >> we're going to win. their final push. represent all of us and not a handful of billionaires.
the road to the white house starts in iowa on this special edition of "good morning america." and we certainly do say good morning, america, we're live in iowa. we're inside the state capitol in des moines and as you said, here we go. >> here we go. lot of history has been made in this room. outside the candidates in these final hours, take a live look right now at eight of their campaigns. everybody is gearing up for a hard, last push in iowa. we have hillary clinton standing by live. she's one of five candidates joining us right here this morning. also talking to donald trump, bernie sanders, marco rubio and chris christie. >> every vote here counts. the race is so close. you can see the poll numbers as we put them up for you.
five-point lead now on ted cruz in the final poll and hillary clinton's lead over bernie sanders smaller. virtually a dead heat. >> it is so close. jon karl starts us off with voters at the machine shed diner good morning. >> reporter: good morning, george. we're finally here, we're with are you guys ready? [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: hey, and i got to tell you, george, we have got quite a race here. in fact, if you look at the democratic and republican races combined, we have never seen an iowa caucus so close. it's finally here. >> i don't care if you're feeling horribly, 104 temperature, get out of bed and caucus. >> let's start a movement. toward the future that we want to make together!
finish in iowa. we caught up with ted cruz. you said if conservatives turn out you're going win. >> i believe we'll win. >> reporter: across the state, my colleague caught up with front-runner donald trump and his wife melania. >> i think we're going to have a good result. i hope we're going to have a good result. iowa is a very special place. >> reporter: the campaigns are pulling out the stops. trump campaign even deployed daughter ivanka to teach people how to caucus. >> it's a secret ballot, write down trump and you're done. >> she joins step mom, taking selfies and signing autographs. crisscrossing the iowa skies trump force one. over at camp cruz. >> we're here to pull him over the finish line. >> reporter: volunteers have been calling out for ted. the democratic race has become a battle for bodies.
>> reporter: bernie sanders has a volunteer army of his own, 15,000 supporters, cruising the streets and knocking on doors. more than 76,000 touched this weekend alone. the clinton campaign says it's knocked on more than 125,000. >> sometimes you'll show up on their door, they're a hillary supporter or a bernie supporter and they switch over to trump and i think -- >> reporter: and the air war. clinton and bush two names from the past. iowa. 17,000 this month alone. after all that, some iowans are you'll definitely caucus? >> we'll be there. >> reporter: you'll be there? when are you going to make that decision? i don't know. >> reporter: 7:00 tomorrow? and george, in that last poll you mentioned at the top of the voters said they could still change their minds.
folks. it's incredible how many are still undecided. of course they only have a few hours left to make up their minds. >> iowa always has a lot of last-minute surprises. jon, we'll check back in with you all morning long. >> we'll be checking in on the caucuses all day long as well. we'll talk about that. you're looking at a middle school, one of the biggest locations voters will gather tonight. it's empty now. okay, but more than 1,000 people evening to cast their votes and the candidates are making a big push right now, tom llamas has been covering the republicans since the beginning. you caught up with donald trump last night. ? no surprise. he told you he's feeling good. what is the strategy in these final hours? >> reporter: robin, good morning. the entire trump family is here. they're splitting up to cover more ground and sarah palin back donald trump. the man who wants to take iowa
he's been living on this bus for this month. this afternoon, he hits his magic number -- visiting all 99 counties in iowa. for them, it's all about the ground games. 12,000 volunteers. the volunteers try to make 20,000 calls a day. this state is so important for him. as for senator marco rubio he's hoping for one of those three tickets out of iowa. he's putting the pressure on cruz out yesterday and today telling everyone he can this is a must-win state for ted cruz. robin and george. >> let's go to cecilia right now. start. se is sill ya, the clinton family out in force all weekend long. and they're planning what they call a victory party tonight. >> reporter: they are. that shows a confidence heading into today. hillary clinton packing in the crowds. i'm telling you, i have never seen her on this campaign trail sounding more confident and more energized.
just last night, 2600 people packing into a high school gym for her, a raucous crowd but her campaign is telling me privately, they're approaching today with caution, this race that seemed to be hers for her lose. bernie sanders overnight telling his crowds he's in it for the long haul. bernie sanders wants to stay into this all of the way until the convention. >> all right, cecilia, thank you very much. clinton, good enough to join us day. thank you so much for doing this. do you have the victory party all set for tonight? race, robin. wire. but we feel very good. we worked so hard. i had a great operation here. so many young people organizers who fanned out across the state. the thousands of volunteers, we
past weekend. so, we're very committed, very energized, very enthusiastic. it all depends on who shows up tonight. who comes out to caucus in iowa. i'm urging anyone who interested in caucusing for me, please be there tonight, 6:30. i'll be there in spirit. because if you stand up for me, i will stand up for you during this campaign and into the white house. >> there are so many similarities between what's going on right now and eight years ago, you, again, are unexpected challenge that you are facing, what are the differences and similarities between what you're experiencing now and what happened eight years ago here in iowa? >> well, i think that i have much better organization to be just really clear about it. i think that we built an
lessons learned and we recruited some of the best people that you could find, anywhere in the country, working in democratic politics, i think i'm a better candidate. i think that, in addition to just knowing more about the caucus process and what we needed to do to build toward this night, my experience as secretary of state, really deepened and intensified my understanding about what the next president will have to face. so, all and all, i feel like it's a different, energized effort that is really bringing in people from across the state and indeed across the country who knows what's at stake in this election, understand how really dramatic and drastic it would be if the republicans were to take back the white house, they would rip out the progress. we wouldn't be able get the economy going for everybody, get
college, everything i'm talking about, which is really in response to the concerns and the worries that i hear from people as i crisscross this state. >> all 99 counties you have crisscrossed and we have seen you and your husband and we have seen your daughter as well. >> i haven't gotten all 99. i don't want anybody to think my silence is affirmation, but i covered a lot of ground and i have met many thousands of people. and really have learned so much. that's the best part of this. it's obviously exhausting, it takes a lot of concentration, but what keeps me going are the stories they tell me. it's something so intimidate, at least in my experience. i try to listen to people and hear what's on their minds. when people tell you about the open heart surgery their granddaughter had and they couldn't afford it without affordable health care.
drowning in student debt and needs a way out. it sticks with me. the months i spent here listening to iowans has really made a better candidate and i think it will make me a better president. >> well speaking of listening to iowans, we have jon karl, he's out and about. he's with voters. a third of voters here are undecided and let's hear what one voter has to ask you, jon. >> reporter: hello, robin. hello, secretary clinton. we're with rob from denison. you're undecided between hillary clinton and john kasich. what is your question. >> good morning, secretary clinton. as a liberal republican seems to be a dying breed, are you going to work bipartisanly with a partisan congress. >> that's a really good question.
get asked that a lot. i have a record of working with republicans, when i'm actually in a position to do so when, you know, there's a campaign it's a little bit different. when i was first lady, i worked to achieve the children's health insurance program, working across the aisle with both democrats and republicans. even reformed our foster care and adoption system, teaming up with delay, a very partisan republican in the house. in the senate, i worked hard to get health care for the national guard and reserves. i worked with senator lindsey graham in that case, i don't know if there was a single republican who didn't co-sponsor one of the bills that i worked on. as secretary of state, i had similar efforts to reach common ground to prove successful. i know in a campaign the distinctions have to be drawn. because we have to give voters a real sense of what each of us wants to do and to hold us accountable for the agenda we put forth. but i'm confident that i'm going to work really hard to find that common ground across the aisle
together. >> secretary clinton, thank you very much. we appreciate you joining us on this very busy and important day. thank you. >> thanks so much. great to talk to you. >> you as always. >> hillary clinton on top of the democrats right now. donald trump on top for the republicans. he joins us now by phone. good morning, mr. trump. good to have you again with us this morning. you know, you have never actually faced voters before, are you nervous? >> well, you have to be a little bit nervous. you know i like to win. i want to win for the country. not for myself. this is actually my first election night. i've gone through many election nights but always for someone else, george. this is a little bit different for me. >> i'm sure it is. what worries you most? >> well, i just hope everybody is going to be able to get out and vote. it looks like we're going to skirting the weather the weather will be okay.
everything is over. we just made it. that was a biggie. i hope everybody gets out and votes. we have had the biggest crowds of anybody, including sanders who's second. i will say that. we have the most enthusiasm. they're like love fests. i believe they're going to go out and vote. the theme is, make america great again. this is the chance. i'm self-funding my campaign. i'm the only one doing that, george. i'm putting up my money. nobody else is doing that. i think that's a big difference. lot of people like that. but there's great enthusiasm in those rooms and all over the state and all over every state. you know, when you look at new hampshire, you saw the polls where there's i guess a 25-point lead. in iowa, i think we're going to
to find out soon. >> your staying power has surprised so many people so far, i was wondering what your response is to chris christie and he said donald will take himself down over time. i think we might have lost mr. trump. >> yes, i have you. did you get that? >> i hear your fine. >> what is your response to chris christie who said you're going to take yourself down over time. >> well, people said i wasn't going to run. then, they said, if i ran, he would have fun and leave. now i'm in first place. chris took his down with the bridge. new jersey is the 50th worse state. meaning it's the last. he shouldn't be talking like that. i'm surprised he would talk like that. because i know him.
until this all happened. no, i think it's been just the opposite. i would be very surprised. he's got enough problems and he's doing very poorly in the polls. i'm surprised that he would have said that. my life has been a life of success, it's been a life of winning, it's been a life of making great deals. it's been a life -- i have achieved tremendous success in so many different ways. for somebody to say that, obviously, isn't doing really well right now is pretty unusual, i think. for the first time tonight. we'll be talking to your sons in the next half-hour. thank you for joining us this morning. well. >> thank you very much. donna brazile. and matthew dowd and when we see what's going on here, it's like an electric-type atmosphere. and it's something that we haven't witnessed in quite some time -- such uncertainty.
the campaigns. they're friends and family. donald trump talked about it. the voters are now in charge as of today. and it brings tremendous anxiety because everything you thought was going to happen may not happen. we'll look at tonight i think and we're going to be surprised in the course of this. there's an expectation there could be some big political earthquake depending on what happens on the republican or the democratic side. right now the voters have taken control. >> donna, what you're seeing on both sides, donald trump on the republican side. bernie sanders on the democratic side. just harnessing this outsider power up against the organizations of hillary clinton and ted cruz. >> the big challenge tonight, george is to take all of that passion and enthusiasm that you saw on the campaign trail and translate it into votes. the good thing about the hawkeye state, voters can turn up tonight and register to vote. this is a same-day registration.
to the race and it may be an advantage to mr. trump and mr. sanders. let's go to rob for the weather. >> hey, george, we're watching this massive storm traverse its way across the country. it will impact iowa but not until midnight tonight. all right, that's the latest forecast for the polls. right now, your select cities brought to you by carmax.we are starting off with some morning fog that may deposit a light layer of frost or ice on area roads. the fog should lift around mid to late
west, we'll likely see more clouds than sun today. caucus weather looks just fine with mostly cloudy sky and temperatures into the lower and middle 30s. after midnight, our storm system will lift in from the southwest. this is a very complicated system with a band of very heavy snow initially lifting up into eastern iowa, then a transition to rain and possible thunderstorms may occur before going back to snow once a lot of other news. including the biggest headlines. including that tragic murder in virginia. two college students in custody accused of killing a young girl. we're live in iowa on this caucus day. the candidates and their families opening up on "good morning america". including bernie sanders and his wife jane.
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if you haven't found your caucus location yet, you can go to a website depending on your party affiliation. the caucuses start tonight at 7. if you're a democrat, you can find your caucus location by typing your address into iowa democrats dot org. if you're a registered republican you first have to find your precinct location.
then by using that, you can find the place to caucus. you can find both at iowa g-o-p dot org. for republican caucus goers in cedar rapids, a presidential candidate will be joining you. kentucky senator rand paul is going to be at the double tree by hilton tonight. he plans on being there as soon as the caucuses start at 7. and we encourage you to stay with us tonight for all the caucus coverage. we'll have reporters live in des moines and
analysis. we'll broadcast live from 8 to 9 p-m on kcrg 9.2. then from 9 all the way through our 10 p-m news, we'll be live right here on our main channel, t-v9. and now here's your first alert forecast. we are starting off with some morning fog that may deposit a light layer of frost or ice on area roads. the fog should lift around mid to late morning, but
with more clouds coming in from the west, we'll likely see more clouds than sun today. caucus weather looks just fine with mostly cloudy sky and temperatures into the lower and middle 30s. after midnight, our storm system will lift in from the southwest. this is a very complicated system with a band of very heavy snow initially lifting up into eastern iowa, then a transition to rain and possible thunderstorms may occur before going back to snow once again for the evening and overnight. snow amounts will range from little to none over the southern half of the area, with areas to the north
and we also have republican candidate ben carson's headquarters this morning. yep, they're already in full swing in urbandale. and those are voters at the machine shed diner. they're excited for jon karl and they're excited for tonight's caucus. >> lot of motivation there and all across the state right now. we're covering every angle of this campaign. this morning, here from the statehouse. a lot of other news headlines this morning. we'll get to that. but first, robin, you had a chance to sit down with bernie and jane sanders. >> yes, he's making headlines overnight, he said he's not stopping here in iowa, he's going all the way to the convention. early on in the campaign, not many expected that hillary clinton would have such serious competition and she has and it is from a senator from vermont. he's drawing younger crowds at his stops. i had a chance to talk to him and his wife.
make a political revolution. >> reporter: he's the democratic hopeful behind that revolution, taking on income and wealth inequality. i caught up with bernie sanders and his wife just hours before the big day backstage after a rally in des moines. i think you said that today, no matter what happens with the caucus you're in it for the long haul. >> absolutely. i think our message is resonating throughout the country. people want our government to represent us all and not a handful of billionaires. i got to tell you, robin, all over the country, when i talk about that, people say absolutely. >> reporter: people will finally be able to speak. what are your thoughts? >> i think we will win if there's a large
numbers we'll win. if they don't we won't. >> we want to see an enlivening of the democracy, here in new hampshire, everywhere else, we want to see people vote. no matter with who they're voting for. we want to see them caucus and vote. >> hillary clinton's chief strategist said you have run the most negative campaign in a democratic primary, ever. >> my god, going back 500 years. i have tried my best, never making personal attacks against hillary clinton, debating the issues. when we talk about me running a negative campaign, that's absurd. i've never run in my entire political life a negative ad. not too many people can say that. >> i heard that you went to the white house and there are only two people who were not wearing a tux you and nelson mandela, was that true? >> yes. >> if there's an
>> i don't think so. mill wife disagrees. you know, a tux is kind of symbol of class privilege. that says i'm really important and i'm fancy and you're something else. >> senator sanders joins me now. >> you told my colleague recently, martha raddatz, tongue in cheek, you got a big ego like most politicians, how do you stay grounded? >> it's a humbling and scary experience because people are putting so much faith into you. it's divot. you know, you don't want to let people down. in fact, one of the hesitancies that i had about running in the first place that i didn't want to let people down. >> mrs. sanders, you said that's one of the reasons you fell in love. his ideas. >> is that why you fell in love or my good looks? >> his wife jane of more than 25 years who he proposed at a friendly's parking lot after being on break. >> enough, enough. it's national television. >> he wanted to go out again and i said, no, i want to get
so, and i love you and we're best friends now. let's not mess it up. he had to ask me a couple of times. he said, no, will you marry me? i said, fine. >> reporter: saw the big hug that you gave a veteran on the way out and i know mrs. sanders you said a veteran stopped you all, when you were on the fence on whether or not your husband should run, that sealed it for you. >> yes. people were counting on him. when people are counting on you have to deliver. >> reporter: you're not used to this underdog-type position. >> they always say, he can't win. he can't be a senator. he can't be a congressman. each time he's proven them wrong. >> i'll take you out to dinner. >> okay. >> last night was his 100th stop here in the state of iowa.
brings out another side of the candidate. >> she taps into his core strength, persistence. i remember, i was working in congress 25 years ago when he first got to congress. one of the most striking thing about bernie sanders, his message has been consistent all these 25 years. >> when he ran for mayor, he won by ten votes. he has that tenacity, you're right, he stays on message and he believes in what he believes in and he's been consistent throughout. >> we'll see what happens tonight, no question. david muir and "world news" will be here tonight. also, you're going to be here as well or latest as it happens. don't forget next saturday the big republican debate live from new hampshire at 8:00 p.m. eastern. right here on abc. we'll have complete wrap-up coverage tonight. >> as the results come in. that's exactly right. lot more coming up from iowa this morning and we're covering
other big headlines and amy has that. big news this hour, two students at virginia tech have been arrested and will now face a judge today as police investigate the murder of a 13-year-old who lived near campus. abc's eva pilgrim reports many, many questions surround this case. including the motive. >> reporter: this morning, two virginia tech students facing charges in connection with the death of a 13-year-old blacksburg girl. >> to know this could have been one of my children it really hits home. >> reporter: nicole lovell's parents said she vanished wednesday between midnight, pushing a dresser against her bedroom drawer and climbing out of her window. by friday more than a thousand volunteers searching to find her. family and friends worried that lovell a liver transplant recipient, needed medication daily. the investigation led us to 18-year-old david eisenhower, a virginia tech student.
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back here at home, an amtrak train traveling through philadelphia was hit by an object, large enough to damage the window. police are not sure what it was. and he a surfer is speaking out about his wild wipeout. this wave, it launches him into a 44-foot free fall while he was still tied to his board. he says it felt like jumping off a cliff, but he walked away with just a stiff neck. in fact, pretty remarkably, he was back hitting the waves the next day. >> no, i'd be hitting the bottle. >> get back on that horse wow. >> that will wake you up. >> we want the send it back to george and robin. jesse and lara and me and rob, we're all holding down the fort for you. >> doing a great job out there. >> yeah, hitting the bottle it sounds like. >> coffee. >> coming up, it is a family affair here in iowa. we got donald trump's two oldest sons, donald jr. and eric.
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there it is only three candidates have gone on to win iowa and then go on the white house. will it be donald trump? ahead in the polls right now. but who knows what will happen tonight. we'll talk to two people who know him best, eric and donald trump jr. thank you for joining us. let me start by asking you the question, how worried are you? how nervous are you this morning? >> we have been going around the state, the energy is amazing. the love we felt is incredible. people have to get out to vote. there's a tremendous amount of support. we're incredibly proud of our father and he's doing a great job. >> new territory for your father before, you said this is new for
the people have embraced as so well. we want to thank them with all the incredible words. it means so much when you see game. being a nonpolitician coming into this world and doing so well with this. i want to thank them for all their messages. >> lot of positive messages. ahead in most of the big states now. lot of criticism as well. how do you guys take that? >> it's hardest as kids. you want to defend your father. he's our best friend. we love him to death and worked with him every day for the last ten years. if you're running for commander in chief, you better have thick skin. you're going to get hit while you're in the white house and the oval office. we're proud of him again. you have to get used to that. that's the nature of politics. we're proud of him. again, you have to have that thick coat, otherwise you won't do well in this process. >> running for commander in chief, it seems like since the '80s about your father possibly running for the president of the united states.
back then. but what is the earliest memory that you had that your father was possibly going to run for president. >> i think we have seen it throughout our lives. in 2012 was the first time we thought he's going to do it. he's employed tens of thousands of people and created thousands of businesses. we were very young in the organization, he wouldn't jeopardize their careers, livelihood to stick away if he didn't think the company had good stewards. that's a great testament to myself, my brother, my sister that he believes these guys can probably do it. he's way too loyal of a y to jeopardize all that they have given him over the years. it means too much to him. now he's ready and doing it and doing it well. >> reality check time, your dad wrote in the book, if you want to know when i'm wrong ask my kids. give us something real. >> oh, no. i would say never, george. actually -- i don't even know what you're talking about. we don't understand that word. i think over the years, he knows.
he's given us great autonomy to do what we need
in the business. if he gives advice and we go a different way we'll get to hear about it for the rest of our lives. understatement of the century. it's a lot of fun. he's tough but he's fair. that's the way he'll always be. >> we got to go. thanks, guys. good luck today. we'll be right back.ack. alright.. big smile!
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charged with child endangerment. he has bonded out of jail. of january 3rd, the two-year-old boy either shot himself or the bullet hit the boy in the jaw. he was with his family who were living in a commercial building at 942 main street in buque. a waterloo man faces new charges for a shooting on new year's eve that injured one person. falls courier, police initially arrested 22- year-old kristopopr spates jr on a number of weapons charges. now they've added a charge of willful injury causing serious injury for shooting a man in the leg that night. back on january 1st, police were called to a nnhtclub around 2 in the when they arrived, they heard gunshots in sycamore people that night. spates was one of those people. forecast. we are starting off with some morning fog that may deposit a light layer of frost or ice on area roads. the fog should lift
morning, but with more clouds coming in from the clouds than sun today. caucus weather looks just fine with mostly cloudy sky and temperatures into the lower and middle 30s. after midnight, our storm system wiwi lift in from the southwest. this is a very complicated system with a band of very heavy snow initially lifting up into eastern iowa, then a transition to rain and possible thunderstorms may occur before going back to snow once again for the evening and overnight. snow amounts will range from little to none over the southern half of the area, with areas to the north likely exceeding 6". strong wind will kick in as
to us this morning. >> candidates on both sides bringing out their secret weapons. the running mates who have been there every step of the way. what they really want you to know about their spouses. >> his greatest asset? >> me. > e latest on the zikakairus epidemic. an international emergency meeting this morning as the disease keeps spreading, dr. besser reporting from the front lines as soldiers and public health teams try to combat the virus. and we're going behind the scenes of the biggest ads before they're revealal on super bowl sunday. ryan reynolds like you have never seen before, stopping traffic. why
is scott baio showing up in the future? all that and we're live in iowa as we say -- >> all: good morning, america! >> annnnncer: live from times square and des moines, iowa, this is a special edition of "good morning america."
the iowa caucuses. and we wish you a good morning, america, from the hawkeye state. we're live in iowa. you see jon karl there at the diner in urbandale. voters getting ready to make their
big decisions tonight. also right now, senator marco rubio is standing by live here in our green room right now. we'll talk to him in just a few minutes. there he is, he was getting a trail. >> is that really our green room? we got to up our game. that's pretty bad. he decided to take advantage of at. how about the bush volunteers? they're hard at work this morning, getting out the vote for their candidate jeb bush. we're going to be following this but back to amy in times square. work. we do have a very big headline conversation. >> reporter: well, those aren't for sharing. >> we do have a veryig headline overnight, about vanessa hudgens. >> the actress with a jaw-dropping performance last
in "grease live." the amazing thing was, it was just hours after her father passed away. a battle she shared with her fans. we'll tell you how they rallied around the star when she need it the most. but right now, back to iowa and george. >> thank you, guys. but right now, let's go back to jon karl, surrounded by those voters out in urbandale. hey, john. >> reporter: hey, george, we got supporters here at the machine shed restaurant of all the candidates. what blows me away about this crowd here is how many still are undecided. so, in thihiroom, how many still haven't made up your minds? look at it. you got people here still hours away that still haven't made up their minds. george, what we love about this race, it's sti too close to call on both sideses after weeks of pounding the pavement, more than 1500 rallies and over 60,000 television ads, costing $33 million combined,
this morning, hillary clinton telling robin -- >> i think that the months i have spent here, listening to iowans has really made me a better candidate and i think it will make me a better president. >> reporter: and it's a tight race for the front-runners. donald trump speaking with george earlier. >> i want to win for the country, not for myself. >> reporter: overnight, we caught up with the ted cruz. are you going to win? >> listen, that's up to the people of iowa. >> reporter: donald trump and hillary clinton making their finana p phes for both a family affair. >> everything she ever touched she made better. >> he will be unbelievable. >> repter: ivanka trump giving tutorials on how to caucus. >> it't'a secret ballot and you just write down the name trump. and you are done. >> it sounds like you want to make a political revolution. >> reporter: bernie sanders has an army of his own, 15,000 supporters on the streets and
more than 76,000 touched this weekend alone. the clinton campaign said it's knocked on more than 125,000. senator marco rubio is casting senator ted cruz as the front-runner. >> reporter: a a t tt's left i i getting their supporters to the caucuses. >> i don't care if you're feeling horribly, a 104 temperature, get out of bed and caucus! >> reporter: so, now, the big question is, how many of these people actually get out to caucus? so, let's do a quick survey here -- tonight at 7:00? [ cheers and applause ] >> and georgrg as you know, that's the name of the game right now. bernie sanders said that he wants his people to beg, borrow, or if necessary, kidnap, to get people to go to the caucus tonight.
so, we'll see what happens. hopefully no felonies here tonight. >> a little poetic license right >r that sounds like him. we'll bring our roundtable the candidates went a little longer in the first half.
we're back with matthew dowd and donna brazile. so close between hillary clinton and bernie sanders, should she
lose, what kind of impact would that have on her campaigig >> well, first of all, you gain a lot of momentum. there are three tickets out of iowa. for democrcrs, we have three candidates. state tonight. momentum is very important. when she lost back eight years ago, she was down 13 points, she made it up in new hampshire. if she loses tonight, then she'll have to rebound like she did in 2008 and hopefully, this time, she'll have a little more momentum going into what i call the big super tuesday states on march 1st. >> matt dowd, on the other side, ted cruz is now saying that donald trump will be unstoppable if he wins here in iowa. he's way ahead in new hampshire right t w.
has ever won the first two. i think that if donald trump were to pull it out tonight, he'll win overwhelming in new hampshire. he'll win south carolina. it's very difficult to stop. it
is not impossible to stop. it will be very difficult to slow him. the other thing is how close if he wins, donald trump, how close is second and third. consolidate a big part of the establishment. >> what have you both learned in the last six months? >> this is an unpredictable year. attacks in both political parties. i'm excited about the prospects of new people especially will they show up? will young people make a difference? >> yeah, i think two things -- learned. one, the establishment is fractured on both sides. we know now that for sure. it's been coming.
chand. everybody did the high jump one way and it's now being done another way. based on this year. >> my sports analogy. you gaga it. you swswched from football. >> i went to track and field. >> a better metaphor is boxing this year. we begin with a developing winter storm as many as 15 inches of snow falling in the southwest as that storm moves into the central rockies and plains today. the heaviest snow won't hit iowa until after midnight. in southern california heavy rains flooded highways. well, the justice department will now investigate san francisco's police department after the shooting death of a man which has inflamed racial tensions there. police responding to a report of a stabbing back in december, saying woods refused to drop the knife he was holding.
polili gun fire. well, there are new concerns about the spread of the zika virus as the w.h.o. holds an emergency meeting. the mosquito-b-bed virus has been linked to birth defects. dr. richard besser with that report. >> repepter: right now genevev a very special meeting is taking place at the world health organization, and they're going to determine whether to call the ka epidemic spreading around the globe a public health emergency y concern. it's important. in 2014, they were slow to respond to the ebola virus. while they're meeting, the virus continues to spread around the globe. indonesia has reported its first case. colombia has reported more than 2,000 pregegnt women infected with the virus. in the united states, four pregnant women with zika are being monitored. here in brazil, they're not waiting for the results of that meeting. they're sending soldiers and public heaeath workers door to
place the virus can be breeding. sflrt, rich besser with the latest from brazilthank you. a new study suggesting that a high-fiber diet may help lower the risk for breast cancer. researchers found that teenagers who ate foods high in fiber had a 24% lower risk of developing breast cancer before menopause. compared to women who didn't eat as much fiber as teens. and finally the players have arrived in style for sunday's super bowl. some more stylish than others. take, for example, quarterback cam newton, whose $850 versace yellow zebra pants were turning heads. they were apparently very comfortable for that cross-country flight to california. lara, next trip to l.a., what do you think? >> absolutely. just a thought. anyway, here's'shat's coming up -- lolomore from robin and george, of course, live in iowa. we'll take a closer look at the candidates from their longtime
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corate it a little bit. now to the running mates who have supportrt the candidates from the beginning. their spouses, you saw earlier this morning i had a chance to talk with bernie sanders' wife jane last night. linsey davav talked to so many more of the spouses. let's go back to times square. >> that's right, robin. abc's linsey davis is here to introduce us to some of us. >> reporter: it made sense to talk to them. forget campaign ads or debate sound bites to get a sense of the people running for president. we went straight to the source. people who know their secrets, rough the eyes of their spouses. their lifelong running mates. it's been said you c tell a lot about a person by the company they keep. >> clearly smart. fun. >> so impressed with her work ethic, with her tenacity. >> reporter: perhaps the best way to get a sense of who the
>> he's so compassionate and lots of fun. and passionate. >> reporter: is to talk to the people who likely know them best -- spouse. or collectively the spice. >> donon worry, you got my vote. that was my first words i spoke to bernie. >> i remember meeting him and him saying&he was randy paul. i think it was probably our fourth, fifth date, i started calling him rand and he liked it. >> i called my mother and i said, mom, this congressman just asked me out to lunch. she said, oh, my goodness. you don't know a thing about current affairs. you need to go get "newsweek" magazine right away. >> reporter: running mates. the concept for the christies started way back in student government. >> i was his running mate and he won and the following year i ran for president and i won. >> reporter: what made you fall love with chris? >> he had great stories. hehetill has great stories. and he was cute. he was cute. >> reporter: they have seen them at their best. >> the first time when he
that was incredible. >> reporter: and sto by them in their deepest despair. for carly ananfrank fiorina that meant losing a 34-year-old daughter to drug addiction addiction. >> carly has cadncer. when lori died, it makes everything else in life pale in comparison. >> reporter: people seem to love or hate ted cruz, why do you think he's so polarizing? >> if you're not in there trying to fix the problem, \ou don't like the problem fixer. >> reporter: for people who just see chris christie, and what to say he's a name-caller he lacks self-control, how would you help people see your husband as more "presidential"?
video sometimes, there was alwaysys purpose to that. >> the people who know carly and i would tell you we fight all the time. i taught her to debate. >> reporter: for those you say, your hband was a phenomenal surgeon but thatatoesn't prepare you to be president, what would you say to those critics? >> then they havav't looked at what accomplishment really is. we need people who know how to really solve problems. >> he's not a great cocktail party conversationalisx. metimes in politics that come off as being aloof. it's more just he would much rather sit down and have more one-on-one or substantive conversations. >> reporter:r:o, while the ndidates now woo america, their spouses fondly remember their own courtship and share their partner's greatest asset. >> his steadfastness.
>> his sincerity. >> her brain and her ethics. >> his optimism. >> his smile. >> his g gatest asset. me. >> and this is just a small sampling of the interviews we have online, where you'll find an intimate look at seven of their candidates and their spouses. you'll be surprised and moved by some of the stories they share. >> what a fantastic series. this is so great, linsey. >> a way to get some insight like you haven't seen of the candidates. >> you really see the emotion. you see how taxing this journey is, not only for the candidates but for their significant others, also. >> to watch the full episodes of our abc news digital series, running mates th linsey davis, you can go to our website. goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! let's head back now to george in iowa. i'm here with florida senator marco rubio joining us right now. your whole family is here. >> they are. they got here last night. they'll be with me through new hampshire primary. we're excited about having them.
going to face voters as you run for president tonight, what is the thing on your mind that you want them to know the most in these final seconds? >> well, if they nominate me to be the republican nominee, i'll unite the republican party and the conservative movement and we're going to grow it. i believe we'll grow t conservative movement. i know i'll win. i believe hillary clinton and bernie sanders knonothat i'll so, i hope that's why people tonight, when they go to their caucus site, they will consider caucusing for me because we can win. switch? >> sure. someone going to a caucus tonight, there's a candidate that you have been with, you don't think they're going to make it to the finish linene caucus for me, because we can win not only the primary but the general election. >> tomorrow, you said, you can't
win. are you talking about donald trump? >> i'm talking in general that i give the republican party the besthance to win and grow the conservativeovement. we have to be united. thee republican party has to come together. but that's not enough. we've got to take our message to young americans who are struggling under student loan debts, to single moms. who are living paycheck to paycheck. to blue-collar workers who have seen their jobs disappear and sent overseas. i i ve lived paycheck to papaheck. three years ago i still had a student loan. i honestly believe that i can take our message and convince them that conservatism is the best approach for them. >> jon karl is out with some voters at in urbandale. jon, you have a voter that has a question? >eporter: we sure do, george.
>> oh, my goodness. >> send that over here. what are we doing here? >> come on over, senator, come on over. >> reporter: i got jill from johnston, iowa. this is the voter you want right now. she's deciding between marco rubio and ted cruzuz >> good morning. >> good morning. >> i have seen the top four candidates speak and i'm undecided between you and ted cruz. what can you say to me to swing my vote for you tonight? >> well, thank you for having me as one of your finalists.. let me say two things, i like ted, he's a friend of mine. we have a big difference when it comes to national security. ted voted for rand paul's budget thatatrags about cutting d dense security. when i'm president, we're going to rebuild the military. i believe the world is@a safer place when america the strongest. re's the other, we h he to win
bernrn sanders and hillary clinton, neither one of them can be president, we must win. if i'm our nominee i know we'll win. so do the democrats. i hope you'll take that into account tonight.t. because this election,n,f we get it wrong, there may be no turning around for america. >> thank you. >eporter: well, therereou go. a chanceceo directly address precisely the voter you're >> yeah. plus, we're going to give away sweet rolls in our presidency. >> senator, have a good day today. back to new york. rob's got the weather. >> george, look at how sweet these kids are from virginia beach, virginia. emma celebrating a birthy. how old are uou? >> 8. look, some seveve weather we want to talk across the midsection of the country. in the deep south, strong winds, tornadoes possible.we e starting off with some morning fog that may deposit a light layer of frost or ice on area roads. the fog should lift around mid to late morning, but with more clouds
west, we'll likely see more clouds than sun today. caucus weher looks just fine with mostly cloudy sky and temperatures into the lolor and middle 30s. after midnight, our storm system will lift in from the southwest. this is a very complicated system with a band of very heavy snow initially lifting up into eastern iowa, then a transition to rain and possible understorms may occur before going back to snow once again for the evening and overnight. >> it's mild and springlike out there. lara, back to you. >> thank you so much, rob. "pop news" time. we'll begin with some sad, but heartwarming in the way. the iconic musical "grease" come life on fox. last night. for one of the stars, it had to be incredibly difficult to perform. vanessa hudgens took the stage just hours passed away from stage 4 cancer less than 24 hours earlier.
and i don't mind but i can feel and i can cry >> wow, there she's singing "the worst things i could do." it had to be tough. revealing she performed the show in honor of her dad. dad would have been so proud. social media agreed. she nailed the part. no word on how many millions ned into the broadcast. but #greaselive was the number one trend on twitter. taylor swift posted this on snapchat. singingalong wh the show. the queststn is, did they do the hand jive? covered in the live show by joe jonas, who dated both of those gals. so impressive and so inspirational. >> the performance was so good, still, you think how emotional that must have been for her. >> what a tribute to her dad.
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add classrooms to the high school and update heating, cooling, and safety systems. last year, a similar bond issue failed. the waterloo school district is hoping voters approve a 47-million dollar bond issue. the district would use that money for a 35- million dollar career center. east and west high schools wowod also r reive 6 million dollars each. people in denver will once again decide whether to give the o-k to a high school expansion. the district is asking voters to approve a 7 point 3-million dollar bond i iue, which would help pay for a new gym, auditorium, and indoor track. the bond issue failed last june. and now here's your first alert forecast. we are starting off with some morning fog that may deposit a light layer of frost or ice on area roadsdsthe fog should lift around mid to late morning, but with more clouds coming in from the west, we'll likely see more clouds than sun today. caucus weather looks just fine with mostly cloudy skand temperatures into the lower and middlele0s. after midnight, our storm system will lift in from the southwest. this is a very complicated system with a band of very heavy snow initially lifting up
hours away from the caucuses and we're going to go back to them in just a momont. also this morning, we have a sneak peek at some of the hottest new super bowl ads including one with ryan reynolds, like you have never seen him before. we'll explain. >> okay, and then we're closing in on a huge milestone here at "good morning america." nearly 5 million likes on facebook. but we need your help. like our page to get all of the latest from iowa. we are there live and our website, all day, ahead of tonight's big votes. but first, we do want to get to robin and george in iowa. >> all right, guys, thank you very much. we are holding down the fort here. they are there. you have seen the candidates firsthand this morning. but now, we're giving you an inside look at their campaigns with our young abc reporrs who are folllling them 24/7, every step of the way. we call them our road warriors and you're about to see why. >> wherever hillary clinton is, i will be. >> iowa is everything to bernie
of the 2016 presidential campaign you seldom see. >> i'm actually here at a town hall for carly fiorina. >> we're in burlington, vermont, tonight, waiting for donald trump. >> reporter: they are team of reporters spending day and night following the candidates' every move. >> i'm here on the hillary clinton press corps bus. i actually don't know where i am. >> we're currently on a horse-drawn carrrrge. >> reporter: crisscrossing the country, collectively visiting 40 states on the campaign trail on the road 24/7. >> this job requires exceptional packing skills. >> it's grueling but it's amazing. we're witnessing history every single day. >> this job requires coffee and by coffee i mean a lot of coffee. >> reporter: they're meeting the candidates' biggest supporters. >> showing some serious bernie dedication. >> i met a woman in dallas, she made a donald trump dress. >> reporter: and taking us behind the scenes ery step of the way. >> thank you, thank you very
>> play pool with dr. carson, probably one of the most exciting momonts on the campaign trail. i realized i had to brush up on my arcadesesame. >> one time he was cracking to a crowd of mostly irish descent. ke made a joke, he saihe was basically irish, he said his name was marco'rubio. >> the one thing people at home might not know about ted cruz he has a great sense of humor. bernie sanders litetelly has to shout his passion there. >> reporter: learning new things every day. about our potential president. and now you see why we call them our road warriors. abc's john santucci and liz kreutz join us now. rmally wear this on n e campaign trara, right? >> yes. >> so, you are with donald trump. can only imagine unscriptewhat
>> when i first got this assignment, i said, gee, who did i make mad at gma? >> oh, come on. >> but it's been a great adventure and on the trail with trump @overing him, you know, we're behind the scenes, we're always there with ththcameras. someone once said to me, if donald trump likes you he's going to hit you. i really didn't know what that meant. i'm filming him one day and he comes up and he hits me, punches me in the arm, and then, a few days later, we're filming a barbara walters special, i said hello to him. all of a sudden, he comes up, he says john, he knocks me again. for a while i had a permanent black and blue -- but it's every experience interviewing him. the first time onboard his 757. you guys know this, you'rere getting ready,y,uestions together, had something ready. it was right when ted cruz was taking him over in the polls, in the zone, all of a sudden, he
going to get a big raise for this interview. i mean, who says that except donald trump? >> donald trump. >> making the deal. liz, you're with hillary clinton and you said@it's a little bit different. yeah, i don't think i'm going to getetunched by hillary clinton. i don't think that's happening. she's a much more traditional candidate. access can be difficult with her. you know, i spend most of my days yelling questions on the rope lines and hopes she responds. she spends most of her time on the rope line interacting with voters. those are the times when i have seen the intimate, candid, fun moments. >> didn't you see her dance? >> yes, she broke down to j-lo and every single day, she's taking so many selfies at it. she's become superskilled at it. nice little arm movement. >> we got to get to chris christie.
food? >> oh, my god. the barbecue if south carolina. >> got to go with the burger. always the burger. >> thank you guys, very much. > governor chris christie is over at ththmachine shack. where jon karl has been with those voters this morning. governor christie, thank you for joining us again this morning. you know, the latest poll in iowa has you at 3%. hohoare you going to impmpve that over the course of the day? >> listen, i think we improved it over the course of time. itgs going to continue tonight. the fact is, what i have wanted all along is c ce out of iowa as the number one govovnor. i think we'll overperform what the poll's done. t when you look at h much jeb bu has spent in this state and how much time and money we're polling ahead of him here on the last day is a good sign of our campaign. >> there are only three tickets out of iowa, do you think that's wrong this year? >> of course, it's wrong. there's never been this many
starting line. i don't t ink that's it. i think iowa and new hampshire will be seen as an exacta. they'll be read together. that will help to cull the field down. probably four, five when we leave new hampshire next >> you said
last night donald trump is going to bring himself down. i asked mr. trump about that this morning. it seemed to hurt his feelings. he said you gugu used to be friends. >> we are friends. but we are running against each other. if i'm asked a question about him i'm going to give an honest estion. i know donald trump for a long time. his feelings don't get hurt that easily. >> how do you explain though what has been happeng all year long, at least in the polls, no one has voted yeye you talked about the governors, you had a lot of experienced governors here in this republican's race, but it's the outsiders that seem
>> well, first off, george, i'm a little offended calling ted cruz an outsider, he went to princeto harvard, he worked the united states s sreme court. he worked for the federal government and then had a hardly an outsider. les stop calling ted cbuz an outsiders. and donald trump -- but no one has voted yet. let's see what happens when people vote. anybody who's been in this business for any period of time will be fascinated to see what happens. so, let's wait and nototraw conclusiononbased off polling. i remember back in 2004, everybody was getting ready to crown howard dean the next president of t united states and i don't think that happened, either. >> sounds like you're expecting a surprise tonight? >> not that i'm expecting a surprise but i just don't think, you know, looking at these polls all year and the fact how obsessed everybody gets s out polls, it matters when people
voting, yeah, i'll wait for the vote before i start reacting. >> governor, good luck today, good luck tonight. we'll see out out on the trail. >> george, look forward seng you in new hampshire. thanks for being in iowa today. thanks for havg me on. >> okay, take care. let's go back to rob in new york. from politics to the muppets. kerr mingmit the frog joining me. >> thank you. >> good morning to you, sir. >> talking about the blizzard. the severe weather across the south. help me out with the weather a little bit. >> i understananwe're going to have a rainy period over the mississippi valley. >> that's how you stay looking young, the moisture of the rainfall? >> that and being frozen. >> it is chilly out here. some of that rainfall is going to head up toward the snow zone. they're worried about melting snow across the virginias and in through washington, d.c. >> the big)melt is on, ladies and ntlemen. spring temperatures continue across the northeast. that's a quick check on your
morning fog that may deposit a light layer of frost or ice on area roads. theog should lift around mid to late morning, but with more clouds comingngn from the west, we'll likely see more clouds than sun today. caucus weather looks just fine with >>his weather report is brought to you by mcdonald's. we have this exciting guest this morning. a pretty good weather expert. you're more ofn expert on rainbows. kermit the frog, he's the executive producer of up late with miss piggy. revamped the muppets. phenomenal show. what can we look forward with the new time slot? >> the same old stuff. by the way, it's exactly -- it's exactly 35 hours and 15 minutes before the show comes on, if you don't change the channel you'll already be tuned in. >> perfect. our executives l le that. now, are we going to be seeing more of our favorite frog on
will be is ijing? >> i will be singing and doing the things that i normally do. we have 1515 more laughs and we're 100% gluten-free. although our show is manufactured in a facility filled with nuts. >> we're safe for this new day. kermit the frog, ladies and gentlemen. the muppets, new time, tuesday at 8:00 p.m. thank you so much. coming up, we're counting down to the super bowl, the biggest new ads and a sneak peek with ryan reynolds.
with ryan can you give me a warnin yeah what a man what a man what a man what a mighty good man >> oh, in my face. >> oh, suffice it to say, that was ryan reynolds. >> and yes, lara likes that commercial a lot. > yeah. "what a man" was the song playing. that's one of the new super bowl ads for hyundai starring ryan. we're counting down to the big game. one of the most anticipated commercials for jesse, that people wouldn't guess. >> it's about avocados.
guacamame is one of the most popular super bowl snacks all year. a record 278 million avocados are going to be eaten this super bowl sunday. that's a good thing. they'll be able to easily pay the millions of dollars they need for the ad and then some. >> with the ne pick in the first draft ever -- australia selects the e ngaroo. >> yes. i like that pick. >> reporter: it was one of the most talked about ads run in last year's super bowl. they weren't selling beer. they were selling, would you believe -- avocados. >> and mexico seleles the avocado. >> great pick. >> reporter: well, they're back this year again. avocados from mexico and its ad agency invited "good morning america" behind the scenes for a sneak peek for one of the most anticipated ads of super bowl 50.
of culture in america. >> and this is the white and gold dress that caused the civil war. this is scott baio. >> reporter: i ithis year's ad, scot baio makes an appearance. >> i got a call from my agent. avocados from mexico wanted to do a commercial with me. i said, i eat them. so, what's the spot? >> reporter: while scott eats avocados. >> my wife tells me they're a good fat. which i like. >> reporter: add up toto4.5 million ad on the super bowl. that's a lot of avocados. the amount sold in the week leading up to the super bowl and turned it into guacamole higher than a goalpost. pressure being a a advertising executive. >> we're weird sitting there. you watch the super bowl spot and you look down and you wait for ten seconds and see what twitter says. you're like, oh, gosh, we're good.
of admission. no? >> funny. >> scott baio told us he's not told anyone of hisriends that he shot an ad fofothe super so, hopefully, they're not watching "good morning america" this morning or otherwise, surprise. exclusive. your first look at the mini cooper ad. lot of big s srs in it. serere williams and abby wambach just to name a few. >> very cool. i love the commercials. >> if you watch the super bowl, you know every year, the game is always awesome. but the commererals. >> even you as a former player, are you into the commercials -- >> you know, i go to the game every year and watch as a fan. the only thing that's not great about being at the game you don't get to see the commererals. that's true. i was there last night, i didn't get to see one commercial. >> that's not cool. >> we're going to console jesse over missing the commercialsls we'll give yououome commercials
fresh all year long. now to the woman who is famous for saying eat yourself iz beth peyton-youngs hereeor her first american interview. she'll show us how you can turn back the clock. >> thank you. >> what inspired you to write this book? >> well, you know, food is very powerful. u know, it can make you feel ill or it can really rejuvenate you and make you look amazing. after 20 years of being a practitioner, i realized that, when i was changing pepele's diet, they were looking younger.
disappearing. >> lot of people think, if i eat healthy it's so much more expensive. you have an affordable option. if you're trying to eat better, what's one o oyour go-tos? >> so, for breakfast, this is quinoa is very, very affordable. i made this oatmeal pear cinnamon dish here. i swapped the oats for the quinoa. so, it's no gluten. it's a versus tanable meal. the quinoa you can use it in luncncafterwards. it's very versatile. very inexpensive. >> we were just talking about the super bowl. so, a lot of people like to eat duringnghe super bowl. chips are one of t t go-tos, a big bag of salty chips. you have a healthy alternative. >> i do. on your r eam, you don't want to eaeathis stuff. because you'll be slow
and sluggish. if you want to be vie rant and high, take the butternut squash
>> that is so good. it's so favorable. >> it's filled with antioxoxants. you can eat it and get younger.. >> how did you make it? >> dehydrated in the oven and put coconut
butter on top of it. >> all right, this is, you know, almost like velveeta and lot of chips, not healthy at all. your alternative? >> well, the alternative is this special guacamole. this is a fantastic avocado dish. >> don't mind me. >> very high in omega -- high in vitamin n fill of omegas. it's very good for your skin. it will get your metabolis going. >> all right, this is also ordering pizza. slice of pizza. people have said, they called in, what's your favorite thing to e e?
during the super bowl. you have a healthy version. >> i do. this healthy version is made with spelt flour. it's got artichokes, scallions and rosemary. the spelt flour is an
ancient flour. you metabolize it better than normal wheat.. rosemary is great for the brain. so, you'll remember who's winning. and the scallions are very good for your immune system. perfect, perfect hit. u can share it with the family. >> these are all -- you're not missing out. you're getting to eat the foods thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> cook yourself young is available now.
they're so good. see you guys in new york. >> bye, guys. get back here, please. >> bye, you can get the latest on the iowa caucuses on "world news tonight" with david muir, live in iowa. and then george will anchor the results ve tonight right here on abc. >> and then we're live all day from iowow on our website. on facebook. like the "good morning america" page to get updates as they
>> have a great y monday. great day monday.the republican frontrunner is making a today. donald trump will meet with supporters n waterloo at center around 11 this morning. he then has a campaign stop scheduled at the doubletree by hilton hotel in cedar rapids. that gets underway at 1:30. former vice presidential him there. trump spoke withthupporters yesterday in sioux city. his wife and daughter joined him there. trump attacked polling in second place, accordingto the latest poll of caucus-goers. ted cruz will also make a
eastern iowa today. the texas senator will hold a rally at the grace baptist church in marion around 4:30 pm. then he goes to des moines r the rest of caucus night. despite trump's lead in recent iowa polling, cruz remains optimistic heading into caucus night. he met with supporters in iowa city and then davenport. he sayc he believes he will do well in iowa today. and now here's your first alert forecast. we are starting off with some morning fog that may deposit a light layer of frost or ice on area roads. the fog should lift around mid to late coming in from the west, w wll likely see more clouds than sun today. caucus weather looks just fine with mostly cloudy sky and temperatures into the midnight, our orm system will lift in from the sguthwest. thiss a very complicated system wita band of very heavy snow initially lifting up into easttn iowa, then a transition to rain and possible thunderstorms may occur before going back to snow once again for the evening and overnight. snow amounts will range from little to none over the southern half of f e area, with likely exceeding 6". strong wind will kick in as