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automatically fall whereas with the clinton win, stocks would stabilize or even rally. abc news, new york. our thanks to rebecca there. focusing on the other end of pennsylvania avenue. >> it's not just about the white house, but congress. joining us now with some of the races to watch today, good morning. >> good morning, diane and
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just as important as democrats try to take control. here's what you need to know. the senate is made up of 46 democrats and 54 republicans. in order to win back the majority, democrats need to flip five seats. tuesday watches missouri and wisconsin, races that just recently became tossups. in missouri, the state secretary of state, a democrat, a challenging the republican senator, roy blunt. kander a breakout veteran, he assembled a gun blindfolded here. that race is tightened in recent weeks as he's painting blunt as a washington insider. in wisconsin, there's a senate rematch. republican senator ron johnson is facing off against finegold, a democratic senator he defeated in dwen. this race was leaning towards feingold for quite some time,
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into the race. we'll see who wins in round two of the wisconsin senator race. in the house, democrats need 30 house to take control. it's a big feat, but they could chip away at the republican majority. diane, kendis? >> so much to watch tonight. >> many, many races to entertain us, and we hope everything comes to a nice peaceful resolution no matter who wins. >> no need to assemble a gun blindfolded or otherwise. >> no need at all. >> thank back to quiz us on our election day knowledge. >> uh-oh. >> now we're nervous. count on abc news tonight as results come in. we are live starting at 7:00 eastern to give you the latest information as we get it. >> yep. coming up, swapping votes on this election day. >> the new app that voters use in order to have their voice weighted more than others in their home state. we'll explain how it works.
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dozens of building sustained damage after that 5.0 earthquake that struck an oklahoma town home to one of the world's key oil hubs, but officials in cushing say no damage has been
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announce new restrictions on salt water disposal wells linked to the numerous recent quakes in oklahoma. overseas progress reported in a battle for mosul. they entered a town northeast of mosul after launching at the mill tamts there. it's a christian city believed to be deserted by civil yaps at this point, but they discovered a mass grave with 100 bodies. >> coalition provided air cover as fighters advanced against the isis state in raqqa, the only large city controlled by the militants, and they consider raqqa to be the capital. they held the city for three years now, but they warned retaking raqqa could be a long campaign. back here, authorities in south carolina search for more evidence and more potential
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officials finding a missing woman chained up on the man's property. here's the latest. >> reporter: seven bodies now linked to a possible serial killer in south carolina. >> we did find two more bodies here. >> reporter: found in grave sites he reportedly pointed out on the same property she was choined by the neck locked in a shipping container and grave. this comes as he confessed to gunning down four people in a motorcycle shop in 2003, a 13-year-old cold case. >> just tell you that i bet my farm, your farm, and everybody else's farm i have the right perp. >> reporter: the county sheriff chuck wright described him as cooperative and remorseful saying in exchange for information, he made three requests, he wanted to give his mom a picture, talk to her, and
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helping raise. search teams now saying they don't believe there are anymore bodies on the former realtor's nearly 100 acre property. the local sheriff's department says it is aware of chilling amazon reviews possibly linked to him, one about a padlock, have five on a shipping container, won't stop them, but it will slow them down. >> amazon reviews, we're aware and are looking into it. >> ror looking into that and others related. the corps says he'll be working to identify the two latest bodies found on the property. abc news, new york. >> thanks. a dean at the university of virginia awarded $3 million in damages as a result of the discredited rolling stone article on campus rape. a federal jury found the article made it appear that nicole was indifferent to the allegations
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she testified as a result of the article losing professional credibility and was the subject of threats. rolling stone since retracted the article. former u.s. attorney general reno is remembered this morning as a plain spoken independent. she was the first woman to serve as head of the justice department died yesterday at the age of 78. she was attorney general for the entire clinton administration. president obama called her an american original who inspired a generation of lawyers. >> remarkable story from down under. an australian diver is recovering after being lost at sea for 18 hours. rescuers said it was like finding a needle in a hay stack when they spotsed the man. he's been on a solo dive trip when strong currents separated him from his boat. he was found about 30 miles from where he had first gone in. absolutely incredible. >> testifhe was diving by himse forgot the locater beacon. the fact they found him is incredible.
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i say only 18 hours, but it's amazing the amount of work that goes into finding anybody who is out there lost at sea. >> well done by those rescuers. >> yeah. up next, an election day quiz, and we're on the receiving end. our white house reporter is along to test both kendis and myself on how much we know about our presidential election history. you don't want to miss it. >> i didn't know it was history. >> first, if you want your vote to have more of an impt app for that. how vote swapping apps could have a major impact on who is in the oval office. you're watching "world news now."
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blue or red states thanks to our electoral college system, it feels like votes don't count. >> it's not surprising why apps pop up to allow discouraged voter in other states to swap their votes. is it legal? we're up owl nightline. >> get out and vote. >> come out and vote. >> reporter: in the home stretch of what's become a razor thin election, but campaigns out in full force. their message? every vote counts. going to vote? >> yes, i am. >> reporter: it's a message taken to heart, but in a surprising way. >> i'm voting for jill stein. do you support her? >> i support hill ri. >> reporter: putting democracy's precious gift, his vote, in the hands of a complete stranger. >> reporter: why? >> i can help third party
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they help me out in a swing state and vote for hillary clinton. >> reporter: good spirit and trust? >> yes. >> reporter: vote swapping with the help of an app, he'll vote for third party candidate jill stein in new york while his swap partner says she'll vote for clip ton in arizona. >> feel like i making a bigger difference than i can in new york. >> reporter: so vote swapping options like never trump, trump redefine how their vote counts. seems hard to believe, but vote swapping is actually legal. it's not a new idea. maryland state senator proposed vote swapping back in 2000 to help green party candidate ralph nader get enough of the popular vote without taking votes from al gore. vote swapping websites popped up, but they were quickly called into question. but a lawsuit followed, and
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that vote trading is totally kosher as long as no money or anything else of value trades hands. can vote swapping really affect the outcome of the election? >> we have to remember it's very small percentage of the public that engage in this voting behavior, but if the race is as tight as polls show, vote swapping and third party voters could impact this election. >> reporter: but if this is app indicator, technol >> i think it's democracy at its best. it is a complex way to work it out when you feel options are limited. >> reporter: if hillary clinton wins arizona by one vote, we're going an interview. >> a lot of people will be seeing me. >> reporter: for nightline, new york. >> it is, though, an interesting concept. i lived in d.c., registered in d.c. there's not much competition
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? ? we are exciting early because election day is almost over, however, another reason to be excited, particularly if you're voting in providence and in pennsylvania. >> okay? >> you got puppy >> puppies at the polls. >> a lot get out the vote initiatives, but this is most effective. it is what it sounds like. bringing pupties to the polls with the goal to get puppies to get young voters. >> okay. >> into the polling places to cast their votes, and puppies do the trick. studies shows that voter turner increases anywhere between 2%. question being, if you're only
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informed voter? is that really who we want to lure to the polls? >> yes, absolutely. >> no, who is running again? i just came for the puppies. you cannot play with the puppies until you vote. >> oh, that is just wrong. here's another reason to vote today. free donuts. yeah. krispy incentives, show your sticker and get a free free donut at participating locations anywhere. there's also, like, a lot of different places offering free coffee and white castle, when you order online and use the code usa, you get free iced tea. >> listen, i love free stuff as much as the next person, but i hope this is not the main reason anybody goes out and votes. okay? >> i think it is.
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democracy if people are going out to vote because they need donut and puppies. >> sad state for democracy? have you seen the last 18 months? >> fair enough. better news, aol, remember that, you got mail? >> yes. >> well, that voice was a mystery for quite some time, and no longer thanks to brandy barker who is riding in uber in ohio when her driver turned to her and said this, check it out. >> welcome, you've got mail. >> do it >> oh, my gosh. >> that is right. my friends, that's elwood edwards, he's the aol you got mail guy, and her reaction was mine when i i saw the video, oh, my gosh, do it again. he's an uber driver, but i met the phone guy, same reaction, and asked him to record my voice mail. >> he said no. >> brought to you by the new york. it's hot 97.
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this morning on "worlds news now, election day, it's here. americans making their choice for the next president, donald trump, hillary clinton on a whirlwind tour overnight. where they land as the attention turns to voters. as millions of ameri americ head to the candidates have been rushing around in the final hours. how some have uprooted their lives to get you to your polling places. new this half hour, a presidential pop quiz. >> kendis and i are having an election day challenge. who is the better study on presidential history? it is a political faceoff you don't want to miss. >> the answer is, it's me. on the eve of the election night -- >> going down. >> and the rapper who made a last ditch call to get out the vote.
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the full story ahead in "the skinny." it has tuesday. it is election day in america. from abc news, this is "y "world news now." >> oh, oh, already. the smack -- you couldn't get it off of there properly. >> i got some of them off. >> it is game on. we'll see. you'll wave that white flag soon enough. well, let's talk about election keep it a secret, but it's today. after a bruising year and a half, tens of millions of voters across the country will finally get to cast their ballots. >> as always, dixville notch in new hampshire went first opening polls at mid night and all eight votes have been counted in hillary clinton's favor. big win there. eight. clinton had a whirlwind day capped off with a rally with
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there was a choice between division or unity. >> donald trump five states, fa five rallies ending in michigan calling hillary a corrupt politician. final abc news national tracking poll shows clinton with a slight four point edge, 47% compared to trump's 43%, but a tie in two states, in florida, clinton with 46, trump 45, and in and trump 45. we are learning of alleged voter registration fraud in indiana. >> there's the indiana registration project found to make up information or forged signatures on forms in several indiana counties. now that group has ties to the democratic party. no charges filed so foof. around the country, efforts
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vote. david wright has the details. >> reporter: one final sprint to the finish with a chance to get in last licks. >> she's a cheat. she is a cheat. she never reported it. she's a cheat. >> reporter: now it's all down to the ground game. >> hi. i'm working for teresa. >> reporter: convincing voters to do their part. in phoenix, andrew spent the past month knocking on doors and he was out -- >> took days off work to focus on this. >> reporter: in new yor weekend, a road trip for dozen of clinton volunteers. new york is solidly blue, packed on to a bus, foot soldiers in this ground war. >> the votes in the campaign are simple. beat donald trump. >> reporter: down in north carolina, a different ride along calling themselves donald trump dignitaries. there's jesse, a retired u.s.
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>> no doubt americans are fed up. clinton's the past, donald trump the future. >> reporter: rallying in north carolina, all those people gathered for an event where the trump dignitaries are the featured attraction. >> we have to work hard now to get across the finish line. >> reporter: back in arizona, andrew has a few more doors to knock on. you feel like it's a big turning point for the >> i do. i really do. either way. it's a huge turning point. this is, like, 1776 or the civil war or something, you know, along that magnitude. i'm not saying that the world's going to explode tomorrow or anything, but ramifications of tomorrow will definitely be felt for a long time either way. >> reporter: in dixville notch, they counted early returns, and everyone else will have their say. david wright, phoenix. here in new york city,
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year's eve in terms of the level of security that you will see throughout the say saying 5,000 officers will be secured to midtown, manhattan alone where both candidates await results tonight as well as supporters. >> the massive effort includes heavily armed units trained to quickly respond to terrorist threats. that 5,000 officer deployment is comparable to what would be used for a visit by the pope. you can imagine that there are people already there in that area of the west side hotel where donald trump is holding his rally tonight for his celebration tonight also secure. >> people thinking it's a good time to stroll through times square, hold off. maybe wait one more day. hang out on the outskirts of the city a little bit. >> yeah. >> it's interesting, both candidates are from the same states. i think that happened twice before, a rarity.
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lyster in washington, d.c. with what voters can expect for security. >> reporter: the justice department saying there's 500 personnel deployed at voter places to ensure everything goes smoothly and there's no voter intimidation and to monitor the election process. now, some of these will be inside the polling places, some outside the polling places, and what's interesting is the "new york times" reports it's fewer people than were out there in 2012 monitoring the elections when there w officials say it's because a 2013 supreme court ruling that limited their ability to deploy observers into the field, into polling places. now, the doj will also have a hotline for people to call to report problems and where to field complaints r and this comes as donald trump warned of a rig election, something politicians on both sides of the aisle prominently refuted as well as experts. lauren, getting back to the huge overnight rally in philadelphia, some 20,000 people
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president spoke last night. it soundsed to me like a good-bye speech. >> reporter: yeah. i hear you, and, certainly, in a number of his speeches campaigning for clinton, hearing e three on monday in three states including the one you mentioned in philadelphia, we heard him talk about his legacy and spent a tremendous amount of time talking about this. what he's done in office before touting hillary clinton credentials to take the mantle and urging people to vote for >> you bet on me all those years, and i'll always be grateful for the privilege you gave me to serve, but i'll be honest with you, i always had the better eyes because i've always been on you. i'm betting that the wisdom and decency and generosity of the american people will once again win the day. and that is a bet that i've never, ever lost. >> reporter: obama, himself,
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office is contingent upon being able to pass the baton to someone who believes in the same thing he does, and that seems to be evident in some of the speeches, and the clinton campaign likes that message. they have enlisted him as a main surrogate in a way that's unprecedented for an outgoing president in modern history for a number of reasons. all of that on monday, and kendis and diane, president obama and first lady michelle obama both home walking into the white house down the street >> wow. sounded like a good-bye speech. you have to think after tonight -- >> getting ready, right? >> becomes a lame duck. there's a president-elect. >> and the kid with the halloween costume. >> reporter: there's a reason he noticed that halloween costume. >> that kid not seen since. all right. laun lyster, thank you. >> by the way, i was wrong, three times prior that both candidates were from the same
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-- >> have you been studying for this election pop quiz? >> it's the opposite. one thing i said so far has been wrong. does not bode well for me. tune in tonight as results come in. full coverage here on abc starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern. coming up right here, that presidential pop quiz, diane and i take the election day challenge. which of presidential history than a 5th grader? the impending election did not stop a couple from getting the boot on "dancing with the stars." that's next on the skinny. first, your election day forecast. "world news now" weather
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that's the white house. do i get a point? >> no! >> pop quiz time. >> you do not get a point. >> who knows more about election >> we're about to find out. arlette saenz is here to cover all things d.c. >> before we get started. >> no, no, no. >> okay, so let's get started. pop quiz question number one. >> okay. >> who are the youngest and oldest -- >> john f. kennedy -- >> let her finish. >> kennedy and eisenhower?
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>> if we had an opportunity to, like -- >> john f. kennedy was 43 years old when elected, and ronald reagan was 69 years old when he was elected. if he -- >> donald trump. >> she's not letting me finish. >> i think we should have a rule where you have to get the question out. >> no. in what game show is that? >> this is not "jeopardy." >> if the candidates ran, who would be the donald trump, and he would be the new oldest president ever elected. >> yes. he's 70 years old. i don't know who won that round. question number two. who was the first divorced president? >> reagan. >> there you go. kendis won that. >> see, i waited until she was finished. i gave you several seconds to wait around, and still -- >> oh, please. >> if donald trump wins, he'll did -- >> playing the violin. >> first kwau dupled divorce president. >> twice.
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>> pop quiz question number three. only two presidents have won 49 of 50 states. >> reagan. >> who were they? >> reagan one? >> which year? >> 1988 -- >> 84. >> 84. okay. and who is the other one? >> fdr? >> nope. >> washington he ran unopposed. >> you guys got the buzzer. >> it was nixon. >> i knew that. >> oh, man. i knew that. >> o massachusetts. only state he didn't win was minnesota. >> okay. >> a point for minnesota? >> maybe extra credit. >> did you not get the $20? >> i did, buddy. >> it's on the laptop over there. >> okay. >> how many women ran for president? >> oh, five? >> oh -- -- >> three? >> does jill stein count? >> she does. >> she does?
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>> it's a trick question. more than 200 women have run for president. >> okay. >> mostly from minor parties. >> okay. >> the first woman to run for president was victoria woodhull in 1873, 50 years before women could vote. >> she's my write-in this year. >> one final question, how many candidates won the popular vote and lost the election. >> four. >> two. >> exactly. die yap. >> you say that. >> you looked that up. >> no, i didn't. i or who lost by the most, hayes -- >> no. >> did i out trivia arlette? >> a random fact i know. i don't know the others. >> easy one for both. what are the names of the presidential dogs right now. >> ozzy and beau. >> i saw them at the white house.
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>> i'll take my trophy. whatever it is -- >> $20. >> and when we come back, why do we vote on tuesday? the skinny is next.
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i was robbed. time for the skinny starting with app elimination on "dancing with the stars." >> on show stoppers night, the tango, a cell block tango earning them a perfect 40 out of 40. >> most improved were tara and sasha with the charleston version of if my friends could see me now from sweet charity earning them 38 out of 40. >> what a night from jersey boys. >> it was not enough to keep them from the chopping block, but the former taxi star said it was such a blast. next on another musical note, two celebrities rallied supporters with impromptu get out the vote concerts. >> madonna performed a surprise
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you're on election day. >> get it? >> yes. in chicago, hundreds of voters turned out and cast their ballots. >> on television in the meantime, host, john oliver looks into why exactly do we vote on this day of the week? >> how is this still a thing? >> i d are on tuesday. >> good question. do you know? >> e feel leek i should, but no. >> it's just a mystery no one can figure out, like, where's the remote, or why doesn't jason bourne just google himself, but the reason comes from an 1845 law passed for a very 1845 reason. weekends no good because of the sabbath, monday the travel day, and vote on tuesday. many states allow mail-in voting, 13 states don't.
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cause scenes like this. >> this whole auditorium of people is the line to get on the line. >> prapings maybe that's why the most common reason americans give for not voting is they were too busy. what can be done? expand early voting, move election day to a weekend, or keep it where it is and declare it a national holiday like it is in puerto rico where their turnout is not only consistently higher cont consistently more awesome. >> they do parades better as well. >> one of the quotes from the show was, it's all the weight of disney world with all the fun of the dmv. >> so true. >> that's why puppies. >> puppies encouraging you to go to the polling places because there's also free food. >> to show the i voted sticker. >> yes. coming up with partisan tensions running at an all-time high, it's time for comic
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so in just a few hours, election day 2016 will finally, finally be over. >> it's been tense, emotional, draining, you name it, but the season has been easier t through for some thanks to the kmeed comedians of late night c. >> it's me, hillary, from 2008. >> oh, hello, hillary. >> on fox news yesterday and today saying you seem to be sick, you look tired, so can you open this jar of pickles? this has not been tampered with. >> the only thing the media's
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trial everyone was focused on whether or not the ford bronco had up to date registration. >> i'm the only candidate up here who is not a billionaire. i don't have a super pac or a backpack. i carry my stuff around loose in my arms. >> a big star at the convention was melania trump, giving the speech of michelle last night. >> scandals hurt your husband's chances? >> it's all boy talk. they are all animals. if only a woman could run for president. >> this man is clearly unfit to be commander in chief. he is a bully. >> shut up. >> he started the birther movement. >> you did. >> he should bring her body double so trump doesn't know who
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>> number two, it's a big deal if you have serious health problems, and, number three -- >> getting back to 2008 and send a munch of e-mails. >> no! >> can i mess your hair up? >> and now it's time to get out there and vote, none of this will have mattered if you don't vote. >> and we can't tell you who to vote for, but we want to live in. >> you were a fan of the messing up of the hair. >> the hair. that was one of the best segments there just because as somebody who is folicly challenge. >> he did it to me. i have no recourse. not fair. >> one more time. >> stay away. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. wrapping up the campaign blitz with duelling rallies that stretched even past 1:00 in the morning. they'll both watch results in manhattan tonight blocks from each other, and we'll have a full report coming up. officers deployed to protect manhattan today and tonight. both hillary clinton and donald trump hosting events in the area just a few blocks from each other. >> and alleged voter registration fraud investigated in indiana. police allege employees of a group with ties it democrats made up information or forged signatures on voter registration forms in several indiana counties. no charges have been filed so far. the people of dixville notch
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ballots at midnight handing clinton her first victory and a write-in vote for mitt romney. those are some of the top stories on this election day, november 8. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to you. the finish line in sight, and those of us who have had to watch all of this unfold over the course of the >> our long national nightmare is almost over, everyone. the election is almost finishing. campaigning into the early morning days of election day, hillary clinton had a helping hand from an all-star cast and in addition to the first family, joined by lady gaga and madonna performed on her behalf. clinton told voeters choose a hopeful america instead of one that's dark and divisive. >> it's your voice, your vote.
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the moment. >> hello, philadelphia! >> reporter: the clintons and obamas together. >> i have had to bite my tongue after ta lot of the nonsense thy said about hillary in the election. here's the thing about hillary, she doesn't complain. she brushes it off. like the american people, she's strong and tough. >> reporter: a historic rally on a >> and in just a few hours, we have the power to make her our next president. now how amazing is that? >> reporter: bruce springsteen starting things off. ? even if we're just dancing in the dark ? >> reporter: hillary clinton's final day of campaigning began
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granddaughter, charlotte. >> i love you, bye bye! >> reporter: some questions from reporters. >> i really do want to be the president for everybody. people who vote for me. people who vote against me. we really do have to bring the country together. >> reporter: can you do that? >> yes. absolutely. absolutely. >> reporter: her team encouraged by scenes like this, long lines of early voters, mostly in nevada, and by the tens of thousands who turned out in key battle grougrounds to see her f friends from lebron and beyonce. >> i want my daughter to grow up seeing a woman lead our country, and that is why i'm with her. >> reporter: clinton making two stops in pennsylvania, a state considered her fire wall.
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pittsburgh, about to begin the final day of campaigning. clinton delivering a plea -- >> hello, pittsburgh! the lines are long tomorrow, please wait. >> reporter: and her closing argument. >> we can do this. we don't have to accept a dark and divisive vision for america. tomorrow, you can vote for a hopeful, inclusive, big america, and we got to start talking to each other again. >> reporter: clip ton telling me she's ready. >> we're just going to work until the last vote is counted. >> reporter: and after campaigning, hillary clinton flies home where she votes on election day, and, of course, that big party in new york city in an arena under a literal glass ceiling. abc news, philadelphia.
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rallies in five states blasting clinton and the system as corrupt. >> at a midnight rally in grand rapids, michigan, he told reporters he'd bring back jobs, predicted a victory, and called clinton, quote, the face of failure, and mock her for needing famous supporters, but did name dropping of his own. >> tom guy, mine, great, great champion, unbelievable winner, he called today, and he said, donald, i support you, you're my friend, and i voted for you. >> despite trump's claim, tom brady told a radio station yesterday he actually had not voted yet, and early voting in massachusetts ended on friday. justice department monitors will
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going well in 28 states. >> more than 500 people from the department will be watching practices at polling places to guard against intimidation and disruptions. that's a sharp increase from the presidential election four years ago when the justice department had more than 780 personnel in place on election day. that shrinking presence is blamed on a supreme court ruling limiting the deployment of observers in jurisdictions with a history of voting including who has control of congress. >> some races to watch today, some people forget it's not just about the white house. >> no, it really isn't. they are focusing on that for the past year, but control of the house and senate in play today, and how congress shakes out determines how much work is done in washington. look at the senate where the magic number is five. democrats need to pick up five seats to take outright control. 34 seats are in play today,
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and many playing out in battleground states where republican incumbents could be affected by donald trump at the top of the ticket. in north carolina, republican senator richard burr is being challenged by deborah ross. burr is a powerful endumb bent, chair of the intelligence committee and running in a state where clinton and trump are neck and neck. his survival could depend on how trump does in south carona hampshire. the senator is running against the state's democratic governor. this race is expected to be close just like the presidential race, but that does not necessarily mean they are tied at the top of the ticket. new hampshire is known for its independent spirit, and it's a place where ticket splitting is not uncommon. it's also a state where voters may pick a candidate they know and like over party loyalty. over on the house side, republicans holing on to the
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to take control. diane, kendis? >> a lot of races to watch. arlette, thank you. here's a look at election day weather. voters in texas, louisiana, and mississippi will be fighting heavy rain to get to their polling places, and in the graeat lakes, and the ret of the country mild weather. >> the 60s in the northeast and midwest. the to upp 60s. items heading into history today, the campaign signs seen on countless properties across the country, lots of people putting signs support r hillary clinton or donald trump in their yards. >> and plenty of the signs have suddenly disappeared for whatever reason. one trump supporter's surveillance system caught a young girl stealing his sign. >> it's one of two things.
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their yard. >> i doubt it. >> and express love for trump. >> the girl also allegedly took a trump sign from the house next door as well. that neighbor already replaced his sign with another one that's secured to it won't be stolen again. yikes. >> maybe she's trying to collect them all? >> maybe she needed shelter? >> maybe this image sums up the national mood. a house on divorce sale. >> uh-oh. right there in the lawn is signs supporting trump and pence and clinton and kaine. have no fear, america, hopefully it's all over tonight. the divorce, not necessarily the election. >> maybe they get more bapg for their house there, a little more money for their house because of the pub publicity. the would be robber in texas who
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knew something was wrong. using the find my iphone app, he discovered her phone on the side of the road telling abc news parts of her hair tangled in the headph headphones. >> she'd never in a million years not pick up our children. >> reporter: family and friends called her a supermom. >> bring her home. bring her home. just bring her home. >> reporter: there's a $50,000 reward for information leading to safe return, and authorities sa with the investigation. abc news, los angeles. thank you. shifting gears now, angelina jolie and brad worked out a major detail. she maintains custody of the six children they share and has, quote, therapeutic visits with their father released last friday in a statement. pitt filed for joint custody. the man considered the
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pro-basketball history did it again. curry last night set a new nba record for three pointers, hitting 13 of them as the golden state warriors beat the new orleans pelicans, and knew he broke the record as well as the home crowd who chanted "mvp." he was the most valuable player the past two seasons, scoring 46 points last night, to which had people asking, where was that guy in the l.a. could have used him. >> really? >> a would-be armed robber in midland, texas did not have a good day as seen on video. the man entered a convenience store wearing a mask and carrying a shotgun, but he couldn't find any clerks, not even in the office, but ran into a customer to hold up that guy, but the two struggled, and the customer came away with the shotgun. the unsuccessful robber was last seen running away down the
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that's one way to dodge a robbery. everybody out. >> okay. >> instead of everybody down, everybody out of here. there was also an unwanted visitor on a flight -- >> oh. >> from mexico. >> no. >> it's a 5'0" foot snake that slittered out of an overhead bin and fell into the seats. >> oh. >> yuck. snake on the plane prompted an emergency landing. samuell. jackson did not come to the rescue, so officers came on board to remove the unwanted hitch kicker. the airliner is trying to figure out how it was on board and if they can keep it from happening again. dedicated to you, ken dis. >> oh, my god, that video is creepy to watch. >> can you imagine being the person in that seat? honey, there's a a snake. stop it. no, baby, there's a snake. stop it, already. what's that? >> i just can't.
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can you believe it? half of working americans do not actually have pension or a 401k, and one in three americans has saved exactly $0 for retirement. >> if your employer doesn't offer a plan, it's not too late to start saving now. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: this 36-year-old is ready to start thinking long term. >> i'm getting older, and i have two small boys, and i t necessary to start making some plans. >> reporter: working full time as a teacher, but her job does not provide a savings plan. so we brought in an expert to explore her retirement planning options starting with one that surprised her. >> so you work in the public school system, and if you work for the government, federal government, a state government, there's different retirement planning options for employees. essentially, they do pretty much
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>> reporter: if you qualify for government options like 457 and 403b plan, the tax deferred max contribution plan as annually. another option is iras. a maximum contribution of $5500 a year, investors have two options, traditional ira, contributions tax deductible, withdrawals tacked, or a roth contributions, but growth and withdrawals are tax free. experts also suggest, if possible, earmark traditional retirement funds in a normal brokerage account. >> put the money to work. take a little bit of risk. you know, don't be conservative. go for it. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: abc news, new york. >> there's still time. no need to worry. well, coming up on this election day in the nation's
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sery. let's end this. ? ? ? ? so this time of year close to the election day, we are here. a lot of politicians tout how they're successful with bipartisan well, somewhere in the nation's capital, there's a pocket of partisanship getting good reviews. >> i like that pocket of part sappship. a lot of p check out this chocolate. >> reporter: in a city already addicted to politics, even chocolate is getting political. nestled in the nation's capital, local chocolate manufacturer is the latest company to indulge in
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this veteran founded the company with his wife, a brazilian chocolate maker. >> we wanted this to be funny, showcase the different side of d.c. >> reporter: these treats come in six flavors. the flip-flopper. taxation without representation. left wing. red state. tea party. filibus filibuster. made with everything from defieptly democratic chocolate mixed with socially consc hazel nuts. we got an inside look at the factory and ingredients behind the partisan treats. since launching this political collection line, has it been for work for you guys? are the machines going more often? >> yeah, absolutely. >> reporter: sourcing products from farms in brazil investing in the environment through conservation efforts working to improve forestry standards. the political question is on display behind me and resident
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paper ballot, and the flip-f flip-flopper won. what's more? you can buy all six together called the super pac. we can likely expect these will become staples. the company plans to still sell the political collection after the election. diane, >> all right. tha thanks. 22 grams of fat in the serving size. >> and every gram is delicious. >> jack just ran the marathon, and, you know, after a a carb load and such, so as a thanks to you, jack, i just -- i just want to offer this. >> he's just trying not to the chocolate so he gave it to you. >> i'll dig in.
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this morning on world news now, americans cast the vote for the next president of the united states. >> and after what seems like an eternity of campaigning, this is it. election day. the first votes already counted including the new numbers from early voters. we're going to preview what voters can expect at their polling places today and show you how the candidates spent their final hours on the campaign trail. >> counts. the new mobile apps allowing americans to literally swap votes in order to swing the election, but is it legal? >> and if you need a little boost while performing a civic duty, get help from furry friends, and if you can't take a selfie at the polls, can't we at least pet a puppy? it is tuesday. it is november 8th. it's election day.
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>> it's over. >> not quite, though. wait until tomorrow so we have all this elation. >> what a buzz kill. >> but we -- >> excited for all of it. >> a culmination to a very dramatic election season. >> after more than shocking year and a half with allegations, back fighting, name calling, voters are just a little -- the voters are getting their final say. they already cast ballots in the teichny town of dixville notch where polls open at midnight. a total of eight registered voters, hillary clinton won the town. >> many more people participated in early voting all across the country, and nearly 45 million ballots cast at polling stations or by mail. >> record levels of participation have been reported in 28 states.
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levels that supported president obama four years ago. turnout is higher among hispanics in florida, nevada, and colorado. now, both candidates wrapped up a day of nonstop campaigning with duelling midnight rallies running past 1:00. >> hillary clinton held her final get out and vote event in north carolina accompanied by and donald trump closed out in michigan telling thousands of supporters that he will keep jobs from leaving the country. >> trump and clinton will both watch election night results in new york city blocks from each other, and clinton will be under the glass ceiling of the javitz convention center, and trump at the hilton hotel. we have more now on this early morning day that we celebrate the end being near. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i like the song, kendis and diane.
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country hitting badle ground states with nine stops between them monday, and touting famous friends. donald trump said tom brady voted for him, and hillary clinton, as you mentioned, bringing to her events lady ga did and the boss. hillary clinton, president oba obama, john bon jovi, and "the boss" pressing supporters. >> please make a plan to vote, none of us want to w >> i'm asking you to work as hard as you can this one last day to elect my fellow americans this fighter, this states woman, this mother, this grandmother, this patriot, our next president. >> reporter: the race, still close. clinton leading trump by four points in the latest abc news poll, and donald trump making one last battleground blitz, eight states in 24 hours, sounding nothing like an underdog. >> we're winning ohio.
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we're winning, we think, new hampshire. >> reporter: clinton now putting that fbi e-mail investigation behind her. her team encouraged by long lines of early voters, mostly latino, in nevada, and by the tens of thousands turning out in key battlegrounds to see her famous friends. trump, meanwhile, lashing out at the fbi after director comey's announcement clearing clinton a seconds time. e-mails in eight days. yeah right. >> reporter: trump taking shots at clinton for her star-studded final act. >> she gets beyonce and jay-z to get bigger crowds. they get bigger crowds. >> reporter: and candidates continue to make their pich to voters later in the night. today they're expected to head to the polls themselves to cast
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>> you get a sense it will be a sleepless night for many of the candidates. i want to talk briefly about that fbi investigation. we're learning more about the fbi director jim comey facing a lot of pressure and not just from are donald trump. >> he was faced with all bad, all difficult choices and that he did 2 best he could under those circumstances. now, what could definitely be the case is that he will face a prickly relationship with either clinton or trump who is elected because both have been critical of his handling of the e-mail investigation. they will all have to work together at some point because he has ten years of his term. it expires in 2023, kendis and diane. >> and a source tells abc he plans to stay during his tenure. lauren lister, thank you so much. it will be interesting to see how it plays out. investors like what they heard from the fbi director, the statement led to a block buster day on wall street. >> all stock averages climbed more than 2%.
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abc's rebecca jarvis with the details. >> reporter: from the minute wall street learned the fbi cleared clinton, stocks rallied. the dow surging at the open, having the best day in eight months. wall street sees clinton as the status quo candidate. they basically know what to expect from her. trump is the wild card. the bottom line is, investors hate that type of uncertainty. they like to know what exactly they are betting on, which is why major banks are predicting with the trump win that stocks automatically fall whereas with a clinton win, stocks would stabilize or even rally. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to rebecca there. focusing on the other end of pennsylvania avenue. >> it's not just about the white house, but congress. joining us now with some of the races to watch today, good
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just as important as democrats try to take control. here's what you need to know. the senate is made up of 46 democrats and 54 republicans. in order to win back the majority, democrats need to flip five seats. two states we'll be keeping a close eye on is missouri and wisconsin. these are races that just recently became toss-ups. in missouri, the state secretary of state he's challenging the republican senator, roy blunt. kander a breakout star, military veteran, he assembled a gun blindfolded here. that race is tightened in recent weeks as he's painting blunt as a washington insider. then in wisconsin, we're actually seeing a senate rematch. republican senator ron johnson is facing off against russ feingold, a democratic senator he defeated in 2010. this race was leaning towards feingold for quite some time, but now it's a dead heat. republican and democratic groups
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we'll be watching closely to see who wins in this round two of that wisconsin senate race. as for the house, democrats need to pick up 30 seats to take control. that's a big feat, but at the very least, they could chip away at the republican majority. diane and kendis. >> so much to watch tonight. >> many, many races to entertain us, and we hope everything comes to a nice peaceful resolution no matter who wins. >> fingers crossed. >> no need to assemble a gun blindfolded or otherwise. >> no need at all. >> thank you. stay tuned. next half hour, artlette will be back to quiz us on our election day knowledge. >> uh-oh. >> now we're nervous. count on abc news tonight as results come in. we are live starting at 7:00 eastern to give you the latest information as we get it. >> yep. coming up, swapping votes on this election day. >> we'll show you the new app that some voters are using in order to have their voice weighted more than others in their home state. we'll explain how it all works.
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dozens of dozens of buildings sustained damage after that 5.0 earthquake that struck an oklahoma town that's home to one of the world's key oil hubs.
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damage has been reported at the oil terminals. the state is expected to announce new restrictions on saltwater disposal wells linked to the numerous recent quakes in oklahoma. overseas progress reported in a battle for mosul. iraqi fighters have entered a town of bashiqa northeast of mosul after launching at the militants there. it's a christian city believed to be deserted by civil yaps at this point, but they discovered a mass grave with 100 bodies. in syria, the u.s.-led coalition provided air cover as fighters advanced against the isis base in rack ka. that's the only large city still controlled by the militants. and isis considered raqqa to be its capital. they held the city for three years now, but kurdish forces warn retaking raqqa could be a long campaign. back here, authorities in
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>> the investigation sparked by officials finding a missing woman chained up on the man's property. jenean norman has the latest. >> reporter: seven bodies now being linked to a possible serial killer in south carolina. >> we did find two more bodies here. >> reporter: those two bodies found in grave sites todd kohlhepp reportedly pointed out on the same property kala brown was found locked in a shipping container and her boyfriend's body found in a shallow grave. this comes as kohlhepp confessed to gunning down four people in a motorcycle shop in 2003, a 13-year-old cold case. >> i'll just tell you that i bet my farm, your farm, and everybody else's farm i have the right person. >> reporter: the county sheriff chuck wright described him as cooperative and remorseful saying in exchange for information, he made three
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helping raise. search teams now saying they don't believe there are anymore bodies on the former realtor's nearly 100-acre property. but the local sheriff's department says it is aware of chilling amazon reviews possibly linked to kohlhepp and one about a padlock. he wrote, have five on a shipping container. won't stop them, but sure will slow them down. >> the amazon reviews, yes, we're aware >> reporter: investigators are looking into that review and possibly others on amazon related to kohlhepp. the corps says he'll be working to identify the two latest bodies found on the property. abc news, new york. >> thanks. a dean at the university of virginia has been awarded $3 million in damages as a result of the discredited "rolling stone" article on campus rain.
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made it appear that nicole aramo was indifferent to the allegations of gang rape on campus. she testified as a result of the article losing professional credibility and was the subject of threats. "rolling stone" has since retracted that article. former u.s. attorney general janet reno is being remembered this morning as a plain spoken independent. she was the first woman to serve as head of the justice department died yesterday at the age of 78. she was attorney general for the entire clinton administration. president obama called her an american original who inspired a generation of lawyers. >> pretty remarkable story from down under. an australian diver is recovering after being lost at sea for 18 hours. rescuers said it was like finding a needle in a haystack when they spotted the man. he's been on a solo dive trip when strong currents separated him from his boat. he was found about 30 miles from where he had first gone in. absolutely incredible. >> and he was diving by himself and forgot to put on his locator beacon. so, i mean, the fact that they
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very lucky, indeed. >> and after only 18 hours. i say only 18 hours, but it's amazing the amount of work that goes into finding anybody who is out there lost at sea. >> well done by those rescuers. >> yeah. coming up in our next half hour, an election day quiz and we're on the receiving end. abc reporter artlette saenz will be along to test both kendis and myself on how much we know about our presidential election history. you don't want to miss it. >> i didn't know it was history. >> first, if you want your vote to have more of an impact in how vote swapping apps could have a major impact on who is in the oval office. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues
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americans living in solidly blue or red states thanks to our with so many americans living in solidly blue or red states thanks to our electoral college system, it is no wonder why so many voters feel like their votes don't count. >> it's not surprising why apps pop up to allow discouraged voter in other states to swap their votes. is it legal? we're up all nightline with terry morant. >> come out and vote. >> reporter: in the home stretch of what's become a razor thin election, but campaigns out in full force. their message? every vote counts. going to vote? >> yes, i am. >> reporter: it's a message sessa weeks has taken to heart, but in a surprising way. >> who are you going to vote for? >> i'm voting for jill stein. >> do you support jill stein? >> i support hillary. >> reporter: putting democracy's precious gift, his vote, in the hands of a complete stranger. >> reporter: why? >> i can help third party supporters legitimize these, and they help me out in a swing state and vote for hillary
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>> reporter: good spirit and trust? >> yes. >> reporter: vote swapping with the help of an app, he'll vote for third party candidate jill stein in new york while his swap partner says she'll vote for clinton in arizona. >> i feel like i'm making a bigger difference than i possibly can in new york. >> reporter: so vote swapping options like never trump, trump redefine how their vote counts. it might seem hard to believe, but vote swapping is twael actual legal. and it's not a new idea. maryland state senator jamie raskin proposed vote swapping back in 2000 to help green party candidate ralph nader get enough of the popular vote without taking votes from al gore. vote swapping websites popped up, but they were quickly called into question. but a lawsuit followed, and
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that vote trading is totally kosher as long as no money or anything else of value trades hands. can vote swapping really affect the outcome of the election? >> we have to remember it's very small percentage of the public that's engaged in this kind of voting behavior. but if the race is as tight as some polls show, then vote swapping and third-party voters could absolutely impact this election. >> reporter: but if cecil indicationer, technology and democracy only continue to collide. >> i think it's democracy at its best. it is a complex way to work it out when you feel options are limited. >> reporter: if hillary clinton wins arizona by one vote, we're coming back and we're going to do an interview. >> i'm sure there's lots of people coming to see me. >> reporter: for nightline, i'm terry moran, new york. >> it is, though, an interesting concept. i lived in d.c., registered in d.c. there's not much competition
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? we are celebrating a little bit early because we are excited that it's almost over. >> election day, it's almost over. >> however, another reason to on be excited, particularly if you are voiting in providence and in pennsylvania. >> oka >> you've got puppies at the polls. >> puppies at the polls. >> a lot get out the vote initiatives, but this is most effective. it is what it sounds like. bringing puppies to the polls with the goal to get young voters into the polling places to cast their votes. and apparently puppies do the trick. studies show that voter turnout increases anywhere between 2% to 5%.
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going to the polls to see puppies, are you really an informed voter? is that really who we want to be luring to the polls? >> yes, absolutely. >> no, who is running again? i just came for the puppies. you cannot play with the puppies until you vote. >> oh, that is just wrong. well, here's another reason to vote today, if you need another incentive. free doughnuts. yeah. krispy kreme offering free incentives. for your vote, if you show them your sticker, you get a free doughnut at participating locations anywhere. there's also, like, a lot of different places, 7-eleven offer free coffee and white castle, when you order online and use the code can usa you get free iced tea. >> listen, i love free stuff as
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okay? >> i think it is. >> it's a sad state for democracy if people are going out to vote because they need krispy kreme and can puppies in order to vote. >> sad state for democracy? have you seen the last 18 months? >> fair enough. let's move on to better news. a aol, remember the aol voice, you've got mail? >> yes. >> well, that voice was a mystery for quite some time, and no longer thanks to brandy barker who is riding in uber in ohio when her driver turned to her and said this, check it out. >> welcome, you've got mail. >> do it again! do it again. welcome. you've got mail. >> oh, my gosh. >> that is right. my friends, that's elwood eder wards. he is the aol you've got mail guy. and randy's reaction was exactly mine when i saw the video. oh, my gosh, do it again. he's an uber driver. but i once met the phone guy, same reaction. and asked him to record my voits
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from west to east occurred ahead of a cold front earlier today. this front has very little moisture to work with, meaning any shower chance tonight will be isolated and light. our latest polls indicate sunshine will win tomorrow as iowans head out to vote. quiet and dry weather remains in the forecast for the remainder of the week. tonight: mostly cloudy with isolated showers. wind: w 5-10. low: 48 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n 10-20. high: 58 tom. night: mostly clear and cooler. wind: nw 5-10. low: 36 wednesday: sunny. high: 58 low: 36 thursday: sunny. high: 64 low: 39 friday: mostly sunny. high: 56 low: 41 saturday: mostly sunny. high: 53 low: 31 sunday: partly cloudy. high: 60 low: 39 monday: chance of showers. high: 57 low: 44
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it is a mad dash to the finish line as we hit election day in america. >> both presidential candidates holding rallies well past midnight seeking support in swing states. >> well, i got to tell you, this is sure worth staying up for. >> the election is now. the election is now. can you believe it? >> hillary clinton is bringing out the star power. ? whoa livin' on a prayer ? >> and donald trump is battling until the very end. >> hillary clinton is the most corrupt person ever to seek the office of the presidency of the united states. >> after the name calling and wild twists, it all ends today, election day. why early voting could be a major factor. where voter registration fraud is being investigated this morning and the very first

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