tv KCRG TV9 Early Morning News ABC November 9, 2016 5:00am-6:00am CST
from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. donald trump is now the president elect of the united states. the businessman says now it's time for america to "bind the wounds of division." chuck grassley will return to the u.s. senate for a 7th term -- part of the republicans who held the congressman rod blum says keeping his promises helped win him a second term. he's representing iowa's 1st congressiona l district. good wednesday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 9th. here's a live look at the
has your first alert forecast, kaj... our quiet weather continues across eastern iowa. plan on sunshine with highs well into the 50s. a few 60s may alo light west wind allowing for temperatures to fall into the middle 30s in many areas. tomorrow, a southwest wind develops allowing for temperatures to kick up well into the 60s. on veteran's day, a cold front arrives in the afternoon hours bringing our temperatures back to the 50s. our weekend continues to look great with highs into the 50s on saturday, with 60s also likely for sunday. have a great day!today: sunny. wind: w 5-10. high: 59 tonight: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 35 tomorrow: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 64 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 thanks kaj. nald trump is next esident-elect of theunited stat nominee won early this morning
putting him over the 270 threshold of electoral votes. he outperformed most of the polling leading up to tuesday's election, beating democrat hillary clinton. a few states have still not been called. he needed the swing states, and he got them. ohio, florida, north carolina. our washington bureau corresponden t ted fioraliso has more on republican donald trump's presidential win. it wasn't until after 2:40 this morning that the race was officially called. donald t the 45th president of the united states. the crowds here went wild when they heard the news flash on the tv screens here. they were waiting patiently all night after battleground after battleground state came in in trump's favor. vice president- elect mike pence took the stage with his family first. that was followed by trump, his family, and all his advisors. trump thanked hillary clinton for a hard-fought campaign and for all her service throughout the years. trump says he wants to heal the divide and bring the
"we will begin the urgent task or rebuilding our nation and renewing the american dream. i've spent my entire life in business looking at the untapped potential in projects and in people all around the world. that is now what i want to do for our country." now the transition begins, and everyone be in a donald trump administration . reporting from trump headquarters in new york, i'm ted fioraliso. iowa voters favored trump over clinton. this marks the first time a republican presidential candidate has won the state since 2004. in winning iowa, trump gained six electoral college votes. once the polls closed, it took only about three minutes for election experts to call iowa's u-s senate race, last night. chuck
though the 83-year-old was favored to win the race from the start -- grassley campaign leaders say, in iowa, there are no guarantees. grassley defeated democrat patty judge with 60% of the vote. the former lieutenant governor got 36%. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders is in des moines. he was covering that race last night. forrest, grassley's large margin of victory was part of a very strong night for republicans. chris, grassley maintainin to allow the party to keep a majority in the senate. judge claimed she was going to be the one to take down the undefeated senator. in the end, she turned out to be just another statistic. nat "what a crowd, what a crowd." and what a win for grassley, now destined to become iowa's longest serving senator, ever. the new hartford
consistently in each reelection since the mid-80s. iowa "now, it's time to get things done. i got to get back to work. we all have to get back to work. god bless you and thank you for all you have done for me." looking at polls before election day grassley's win seemed inevitable. the des moines register had him up 23 points. even so, grassley spent more on this election than at least his last two... why? "this year, more than any other has been unpredictable. so, even in iowa, where a win by chuck grassley as a predictable as the sun coming up... you still had to make sure that with grassley's reelection-- will he now schedule hearings for a supreme court nominee to replace the late conservative justice, antonin scalia. trump presidential win means its highly unlikely the senator will move forward with obama's pick, merrick garland. "he's been very consistent. very principled stand on that. he wanted the people to have a voice and a choice, and the next president would send
some things grassley said he wanted to work on in the upcoming term... securing the country's borders. better fiscal discipline fighting terrorism thanks forrest. patty judge says she hopes now that republican chuck grassley has won a 7th term, he puts country before party. judge conceded the race shortly after 10:00 last night. that was after grassley had finished his victory speech. judge told the crowd she was reluctant to enter the race at first but changed her mind after tiring of what she called the political games. she said she was proud of giving the incumbent a hard-fought race. "he worked hard he put a lot of money in this race ...i hope
will run in another statewide race in iowa. republican rod blum is representing iowa's 1st congressional district for a second term. he beat out democrat monica vernon. blum won yesterday's election in the northeast iowa district, with 54% of the vote. 46% of people voted for vernon. supporters in dubuque he kept his seat because he kept his campaign promises. blum says he'll continu to stand up to democrats and even his own republican colleagues. he says he'll keep pushing for veteran's issues, social security reform and border security. blum says despite the presidential election, he stayed focused on iowa. "hillary clinton decided to get involved in one house race in the united states of america. this one .... based on what i am seeing, on the national returns, she probably should have focused on her own race and
blum says he will not become a career politician and will continue to push for congressiona l term limits. democrat dave loebsack is returning for a 6th term representing iowa's 2nd congressional district. he defeated republican christopher peters with 54% of the vote, to peters' 46%. kcrg-tv9's jordee kalk spoke with the congressman voters in iowa's 3rd congressional district are giving republican david young a second term. young won his re- election bid over democrat jim mowrer, grabbing 54% of the vote. mowrer had 40%. young was a longtime aide to u-s senator charles grassley before being elected to the house in 2014. republican steve king has been re-elected to an 8th term in the u-s house. he is representing iowa's 4th congressiona l district. king beat democrat kim weaver 61% to 39%.
wide margins ever since his first house election in 2002. in an interview with tv-nine, university of iowa professor cary covington said donald trump's following extended to other republican candidates in this election. " i think trump's wave certainly helped a lot of republicans down ballot. what we thought might be a detriment down the ballot would end up being an advantage. i think rod blum is a candidate who was helped by trump's performance here in iowa." voters have decided to cut the number of supervisors from 5 to 3. you can see there 51% of the votes picked "yes". . 10 years ago, voters decided to increase the number from 3 supervisors to 5. linn county also had a $40 million bond vote on the ballot that focused on water quality. this passed easily. with 100% reporting, 74% approved the measure. it
money aims to improve water quality and mitigate flooding. some would also pay for improving parks and trails. in marion, people approved a measure to change how to elect their city council members. 79% of voters said yes to the change. right now, the entire city votes on three at- large council members and four ward members. this change would only have people voting for three at-large spots, plus one member from their own ward. in iowa city, voters ap signatures needed to bring initiatives in front of the city council. right now, at least 25 percent of the people who voted in the last city election has to sign the document. now that the measure has passed, that percentage of signatures needed drops to 10 percent. around the time that donald trump looked like he would win the presidency, global trading markets started to fall. share prices started falling as soon as trump gained the lead in the electoral vote count. at one point, dow futures
than 6%, which is the largest drop in years. the mexican peso also fell. we'll take a closer look at the market's reaction coming up in about 5 minutes. iowa voters chose mostly republican candidates this election cycle. we'll take a look at which counties went red that helped make those final decisions. our quiet weather continues
with highs well into the 50s. a few 60s may also pop up again later today. for tonight, plan on clear sky and light west wind allowing for temperatures to fall into the middle 30s in many areas. tomorrow, a southwest wind develops allw well into the 60s. on veteran's day, a cold front arrives in the afternoon hours bringing our temperatures back to the 50s. our weekend continues to look great with highs into the 50s on saturday, with 60s also likely
presidency is sending shock around the world and reaction is trickling in. here at home, the u-s dow futures are down more than 700 points. as a-b-c's elizabeth hur's reports if that number sticks, it will be the worst point loss for stocks since 2008. the prospect of a trump presidency is sending shivers to financial markets around the world and reaction is trickling in.. here at home, the u-s.. dow futures are down more than points.. if that sticks.. it
for stocks since 2008. abc's elizabeth hur is in washington with that part of the story.script: it's an election stunner .. making headlines around the world and tanking global stock markets.. from mexico to japan and europe.. reuters german guy"don't expect too much free trade coming from america, in fact, expect the opposite, protectionism. " this foreign relations expert.. explains.. for investors.. donald trump is unpredictable and investors hate uncertainty. wall street.. also in panic mode.. major banks this morning are projecting a trump victory could send could be prolonged.. abc's martha raddatz says the uncertainties extend well beyond the markets.. martha raddatz"there is going to be a lot, a lot of reaction from around the world, what does this mean for asia pacific, what does this mean for the war, is he going to pull troops out. the other thing is i don't think any of us really know. meanwhile.. foreigners watching the election results.. are divided on trump. reuters german guy talkingthis man in germany says the thought is hard to swallow.. while this man says.. give him a chance. according to the iowa crop
average.. south central and south west iowa are struggling to get beans out.. they are weighing down the average at only 80 percent harvested. ---- a domestic fertilizer company says u-s corn is expected to drop by a lot.. c-f industries made the projection to investors this week.. saying corn will be 88 million acres in 2017 from the 94 and a half million the department of agriculture says was planted this year.. a drop that large would be the most sin seven and a half million.. the drop is greater than other projections like informa economics.. two weeks ago.. they estimated corn plantings just shy of 91 million acres.. ---- the grains had a nice rally before the important supply and demand report.. out today.. i spoke to market analyst mike seery just before the close.. "we've been going sideways, i'm currently recommending bullish positions in wheat, soybeans, soy meal, oats. we're
the usda, i think we're going higher across the board, and i'm just bullish, harvest lows soybeans are 93 percent harvested. corn was around 86-87 percent basically got another week and this thing is taken care of and i think the harvest lows are at hand. so be looking to buy at any type of pull back on hand in any of these markets." "i do not have any positions on but i am bearish cattle, very bearish hogs up at these levels i think the price increase up in move higher. now there's some chinese demand at these lower prices. but i am bearish the livestock sector. i am not bearish the commodities. i think in 2017 we're going to see higher prices. also involved in silver to the upside. i just think the commodity giant bear markets are over with. however, expansion in hogs and cattle are just too much and i still think we have
local water agencies say the environmental protection agency's waters of the u-s rule infringes on state authority over water supply. the group.. led by the association of clean water administrators.. filed a legal brief with the 6th circuit court of appeals.. they say under the rule.. water infrastructur e.. like canals and aqueducts could be considered as tributaries.. they end up on the side of farm groups challenging the rule.. who opened briefs last week.. the federal government has until ja round of arguments. ---- and that wraps up the show for today.. thanks for tuning in.. i hope to see you again next time. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agriculture section of kcrg.com. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt oc: standard on election day, iowa voters kept all of the incumbents in congress. next we look how individual counties affected on
also pop up again later today. for tonight, plan on clear sky and light west wind allowing for temperatures to fall into the middle 30s in many areas. tomorrow, a southwest wind develops allowing for temperatures to kick up well into the 60s. on veteran's day, a cold front arrives in the afternoon hours bringing our temperatures back to the 50s. our weekend highs into the 50s on saturday, with 60s also likely for sunday. have a great day!today: sunny. wind: w 5-10. high: 59 tonight: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 35 tomorrow: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 64 tom. night: mostly clear.
looking at iowa's congressional votes this year, all republicans are returning to washington d.c. senator grassley won for his 7th term. congressman rod blum, won. incumbent congressman dave loebsack is then the only democrat that will represent iowa in congress. we have a breakdown of how counties voted in one of these races - for iowa's first congressiona l district. we'll be right back with more
early morning news. donald trump is the 45th president of the united states. officials declared trump the winner overnight. senator chuck grassley has won reelection once again. he will soon start his 7th term in the senate representing iowa. the balance of power has switched in iowa's legislature. both the house of
nominee won early this morning after capturing wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, putting him over the votes. he outperformed most of the polling leading up to tuesday's election, beating democrat hillary clinton. a few states have still not been called. winning wisconsin and pennsylvania were the tipping point to donald trump becoming the 45th president of the united states. it was a long wait until clinton conceded the race. we begin this morning's election coverage with adrienne bankert, in new york. nats arriving by motorcade ... in true presidential fashion ...donald trump addressing a jubilant
congratulate d us." the gop nominee ... now the next president of the united states. trump winning ohio ..clinching iowa and north carolina. and defeating the odds of early polls. trump sot "ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement, made up of millions of hard-working men and women who love their country and want a better, brighter future for themselves and for their family." adrienne bankert standup tag and toss: and as the crowds were leaving this election night party, it was a sea of ed again. from trump election headquarters adrienne bankert, abc news now to my colleague kenneth moton, he is following
script: and i'm kenneth moton at the clinton election headquarters. shock and awe for hillary clinton and her supporters. sot john podesta it's been a long campaign. but i can say we can wait a little longer, can't we? clinton's campaign chair john podesta?takin g the stage in the early morning hours to tell the somber crowd she's not giving up. sot podesta she's done an amazing job, and she is not done yet. so thank you for being with her. she has always been with you. but moments later, clinton the first woman to secure a major party nomination for concede. she had the money, she had the high profile surrogates and she had president obama but early results show she failed to win over the majority of the voters in several key battleground states. the clinton campaign says of course she will have more to say today. at this point it appears it will be a concession speech. kenneth moton, abc news, new york.
time a republican presidential candidate has won the state since 2004. in winning iowa, trump gained six electoral college votes. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders joins us now from des moines. he has been talking with the republican party of iowa throughout this election cycle. forrest, what was the atmosphere at last night's watch party? a very excited group of republicans here in des moines. for a number of them, a trump came as a complete surprise. iowa's gop chair, jeff kaufmann, was so elated, he said
kept coming in in trump's favor. earlier in the night he said he was very confident in a trump win in at least iowa. we asked him what he thought a trump presidency would mean for the state. kaufmann said foremost a guarantee that iowa's caucus stays in front of the line during presidential primary season. "donald trump has looked me in the eye and told me that iowa will be first in the nation. i think this completely removes any drama of whether or not iowa is going to be first we also talked to kaufmann o republicans taking overhnate in iour next half hour. back to you. thanks forrest. republican charles grassley is heading back to the u-s senate for a 7th term. grassley defeated democrat patty judge
voters. chuck grassley has never lost an election, starting with winning a seat in the iowa legislature in 1958. he moved to washington in 1974 to serve in the house before joining the senate in 1980. grassley says he will aim to remain a conservative but independent voice in washington. " . i work for you every day, holding at least one meeting in every county every year here at home and casting more than 7,500 votes without missing a vote 23 years in a row working for you. this is an effort to make sure that the principals of representative v patty judge also gave her concession speech last night. we'll have more about why she is proud of her race in our next hour.
congressional district for a second term. he beat out democrat monica vernon. blum won yesterday's election in the northeast iowa district by 30- thousand votes with 54 percent of the vote to vernon's 46 percent. kcrg-tv9's katie wiedeman talked with the dubuque businessman on how he has his sights set on tightening security on the u-s's southern border. rod blum says he believes he kept his seat because he kept his campaign promises. as blum arrived western for his victory party supporters chanted his name. they say that's a name that's now synonumous with the 1st congressional district of iowa. blum says he'll continue to stand up to democrats and even his own republican colleagues. he says he'll keep pushing for congressiona l term limits as well as border security. "we need to secure the southern border. isis is coming through the border. illegible drugs are coming across the border. human trafficking is coming across the border. secure the border. " blum thanked his supporters here in
everyone else did. in dubuque katie wiedemann kcrg tv-9 news. democrat dave loebsack is returning for a 6th term representing iowa's 2nd congressional district. he defeated republican christopher peters with 54% of the vote, to peters' 46%. kcrg-tv9's jordee kalk spoke with the congressman on his plans in washington d-c. jordee: so another two years in d.c. how are you feeling right now? loebsack: well its not what i was hoping to feel i'm going to remain the only democrat in the iowa federal delegation i will continue to work with folks. i'm going to work on the issues i need to , on economic development, education, broadband. making sure we move this economy forward.
jordee: makes sense. in your acceptance speech you really stressed the need to focus on the next presidential election and the next election cycle. what exactly do you mean by this? loebsack: 2018 is coming up in just a couple of years in iowa democrats are going to be thinking long and hard about who we are going to put up for governor who we are going to put up on these races because i believe were on the wrong path. and the governor has done some things that are not good for the state. but i'm confident that democrats can get on the right path again. jordee: what's your goal for the next two years? lo more jobs better jobs better paying jobs that's what i'm going to work towards. that's a big source of the angst and anger that came out of this election and that's how we resolve that issue
young won his re- election bid over democrat jim mowrer, grabbing 54 percent of the vote. mowrer had 4 republican steve king has been re-elected to an 8th term in the u-s house. he is representing iowa's 4th congressiona l district. king beat democrat kim weaver 61 to 39%. all 4 of iowa's incumbents will return to the house of representatives in washington d.c.. we'll be right back. stay with your 24-hour-
and light west wind allowing for temperatures to fall into the middle 30s in many areas. tomorrow, a southwest wind develops allowing for temperatures to kick up well into the 60s. on veteran's day, a cold front arrives in the afternoon hours bringing our temperatures back to the 50s. our weekend continues to look great with highs into the 50s on saturday, with 60s also likely for sunday. have a great day! today: sunny. wind: w 5-10. high: 59 tonight: clear. wind:
majority in the state's senate. iowa senate now holds 30 republicans compared to 19 democrats...wi th an open seat up for election in december. the state's g-o-p picked up six seats. that gives the g-o-p control of both legislative chambers and the and in iowa's house, there are now 55 republicans and 45 democrats. iowa democrats picked up 2 seats. a lot of election results came in overnight, so let's take a look at some of the key races in eastern iowa. in the senate district 30, democratic incumbent jeff danielson, of waterloo, wins against challenger bonnie sadler. danielson gets 59% of the vote. then, in senate district 32, where democratic incumbent brian
challenger. republican craig johnson won 60% of the vote there. that makes up bremer, buchanan and rural black hawk counties. in district 34, democratic incumbent liz mathis, of cedar rapids won against her republican challenger. mathis beat rene gadelha 56 to 44% in one of the more contentious state senate races for 2016. and in district 48, republican incumbent dan zumbach, of ryan, beat out 2 challengers with 63% of the vote. scott peterson, the democrat, earned 33% district 48 covers delaware, northern linn and northwest jones county. again several of those seats going to republicans, helping them get control of the iowa senate. now turning to some of the iowa house results... in house district 55 republican michael bergen beat democrat pat ritter 57% to 43%. that district covers part of winneshiek, fayette, and clayton county. neither one of those candidates have run before. in iowa house 56 which covers
democratic incumbent patti ruff lost to republican kristi hager. hager walked away with 67% of the vote. looking at iowa house district 57. republican shannon lundgren just barley beat and democrat tom stecher . final percentages with 52 to 48 percent. in district 59, democratic incumbent bob kressig, of cedar falls is on his way to victory over republican drew speer. that district is entirely within the city of cedar falls. incumbent walt rogers, cedar falls won re- election over democratic challenger gary kroeger. rogers captured 58% of the cedar falls and rural black hawk county district. the race for district 62 features three candidates out of waterloo. democrat ras smith won with 63% of the vote against republican todd obadal and john patterson, who was nominated by petition. in iowa house district 65, democratic incumbent liz bennett, of cedar rapids, beat her democratic
foster taking 33 percent. republican ashley hinson received 63 percent of the vote to fill the house district 67 seat. speaker kraig paulsen formerly held the seat. he did not seek re- election. republican incumbent ken rizer of cedar rapids won iowa's house district 68. he had 54 percent of the vote over democratic challenger molly donahue's 46 percent. in house district 70, democrat and incumbent todd taylor his challenger, republican steven van fleet ended with 36 percent. libertarian dave cork closed with seven percent. in a race that attracted some attention when the candidates emerged, amy nielsen has won house district 77 -- that's western johnson county. the democratic mayor of north liberty defeated republican royce phillips 57 to 42. in district 95, which covers rural linn and buchanan counties, republican louis zumbach, of coggon, keeps his seat. zumbach defeated democratic challenger richard whitehead 58%
attention in the region. and in district 96 - jones county - republican incumbent lee hein, of monticello, wins again. hein beat democratic challenger matt hanlon by 30 points as hein will return to the iowa legislature. to recap, republicans gain control of the senate -- and maintain control of the iowa house 55 to 45. we'll be right back.
tournament last night. xavier took on marion in the 4a quarter- finals...indians trailing midway through the opening set but kenzie redmond dials up an ace to pull marion within one... --then it's isabella sade with the block....indians tie it up at 13... --this one stayed close the whole way...charlott e richards puts away the free ball...game knotted at 23... --later, it's richards with the ace as xaiver wins the opener 27-25... --more from second set as xavier beats marion 3-1. and xavier will face dubuque wahlert in the semi-finals.. wahlert made quick work of lewis central with the 3-0 sweep.. mckenzie may who will sign her letter of intent with ucla tomorrow dominated this match with 27 kills. class 5a linn-mar jumped on ankeny early. lions were looking for the sweep.....carly spies with the tip over the ankeny blockers...linn -mar up 6-3 in the third... --then ellie anderson sets
kill...lions in front by 2... --but ankeny starts to turn the tables after that as the hawkettes score 11 of the next 14 points to grab a 6 point lead... --ankeny storms back to win the next 3 sets and knocks linn-mar out of the tournament, 3-2. also in 5a, hempstead battling west des moines valley...tigers already up 2 games to none but hempstead rallied in the third...amber cooksley with the block...mustangs up 5-2... --then hope splinter control....hem pstead takes a 4 point lead.... --how about another ace from splinter as the mustangs take set three 25- 21.... --but valley answers to win the 4th set as the tigers take the match 3- 1.... john campbell continues our team coverage from the cell. top ranked cedar falls in the black uniforms and the tigers were loaded for bear.
on your back but we knew if we played to our potential we should be able to beat this team. but the tigers handled that pressure quite nicely in their match with west des moines dowling. game two and grace burken with the special delivery. now it is claire gerdes driving one home. the tigers advanced in three straight. in the other noon starter, iowa city west in the green uniforms faced second ranked ankeny centennial. first game and emma norris hammers one home .... norris was a real force for the women of troy. this gave the jaguars on the ace serve by chandler haight to win the first set 26-24. centennial won sets 2 &3....and they finally put away the women of troy 25-23 ..... from the state volleyball tournament in cedar rapids, this is john campbell reporting. all football players this week..
november 9th. here's what you need to know today. donald trump will be the next president of the united states. he won enough electoral votes overnight to secure his victory. iowa senator chuck grassley has won reelection for his 7th term. he beat his challenger patty judge with a large republican incumbent congressman rod blum has beat his democratic challenger. blum won the most votes against monica vernon by about 10%. the balance of power in the iowa legislature has shifted. now republicans control both the senate and the house of representatives. republicans also now control both of the houses of the u-s congress. they have 51 seats in the senate, and 230 in the house. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news