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plus...caucus volunteers are working the phones, trying to make sure their candidate has support tonight. and...a push to vote today for special elections tomorrow...so the incoming snow doesn't keep you from casting your ballot. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is . good morning, i'm ally crutcher. jerry is on assignment -- we'll catch up with him in a few fog is taking over the kwwl the fog will break up, but more conditions to the state. today will be mild with and will make driving very hazardous tomorrow. i'll have more on that in a few minutes. that is from the next system that is bringing our blizzard like conditions to the state. today will be mild with temps in the 30s, but the snow tracks in after midnight tonight and
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tomorrow. i'll have more on that in a few the countdown is on. 13 hours from now voters will be at their caucus locations. tonight's caucuses have made iowa -- and des moines, specifically, the focus of the political world. jerry is live in des moines right now -- and you caught up with some people who cannot participate in the caucuses tonight... but they just had to be here to see it unfold. they had to be here... instead of soaking up the sun on the
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now... which sounds very nice considering the storm on the way. you never know who you're going to run into at campaign events... and we've been reminded once again as the countdown to the iowa caucuses reaches its 11th hour. in a packed cafe in west des moines, mike huckabee speaks to hillary clinton, it's important as americans that i hear the other side." the mitchell's are in iowa on vacation to see the caucuses. "mexico is always going to be there, but it's only one in this because this is hard. mike huckabee -- if he's been to every single county in iowa if they don't believe in something, if they don't believe in what they're saying."
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huckabee. "i love the realness. it just comes through." jim played benny on home improvement. he's a comedian -- from new york -- on the road stumping for huckabee. "governor huckabee has a phenomenal sense of humor. he could've been a standup." he calls him the reagan of our era -- and says he'll never forget his time on the campaign trail in iowa. "i admire the people here. i admire that they can't be yes, he was kidding about new york, but was serious when he called iowa, the "true america." he's anxious to see how things end. we've got you covered in des moines, jerry gallagher kwwl news.
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we'll be catching up with jerry a few times this hour -- so stay tuned for more reports about the atmosphere going into tonights first in the nation caucuses. kwwl's amanda goodman is also a part of our team covering the caucuses in des moines. yesterday, amanda caught up with nbc nightly news anchor lester holt. he and his team are also covering the caucuses live from iowa. holt says this year's election season has been full of donald trump...bernie sanders, a novelty candidate now is neck and neck...quite like this one." the today show crew is also in iowa -- they'll be doing caucus coverage...and introducing the rest of the country to some
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you can catch the show right after today in iowa. candidates aren't the only ones who've put in a lot of work ahead of tonight's caucuses. behind every candidate is a team of volunteers. some have come from other startes to back their candidates -- like this north carolina student who put his i usually do calls in the then i go out and then i go many of the campaigns have phone banks planned today, with just hours left until people make their decisions. tonight, kwwl will have extended caucus coverage. we'll have a full hour of news from six to seven -- monday night -- and again from ten til eleven. you can also get updates on our website the night. continuing coverage... early voting is available today for the waterloo schools special election tomorrow. you can vote at the black hawk county courthouse today from eight this morning until four thirty. the auditor's office is really encouraging people to come out today -- due to tomorrow's
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secretary of state may postpone an election due to a weather emergency -- but he says you shouldn't count on it. a man saves a dog from the freezing des moines river. he helped the dog's owner -- they carefully try to get to the dog. the owner can't swim...and the man didn't want to get swpt into the water. luckily, they manage to get to the dog safely and he appeared to be fine. a quick look now at some of the big stories from across the country. one person is dead and several homes and cars are now damaged following a winter storm which moved through southern california. in san diego, a driver died when a giant tree fell onto their car. two virginia tech students are facing charges in connection with the death of a 13- year-old virginia girl. he body wasfound in n one studt is char cleanliness is always a major concern in hospitals.... but one rural hospital now has a robot that can garantee a germ-
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kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in the newsroom... to show us what this robot does. it's called the ultraviolent light disinfection system... it can be hard for hospitals to make sure rooms are clean enough for sick patients... especially with hard-to-clean surfaces... like curtains.... but grundy county memorial hospital just got this new robot... if left in a room for at least 4 minutes... it scans the room.. getting rid of almost 100 percent of the germs in that room.... " the device is very similar to "the glow is similar and the smell is similar. it basically messes up the dna and rna of any bacteria of viruses. anything that's left behind. " this device can be very dangerous from people if they are left in the room with it... that's why there is a scanner on it that shuts it off if it grundy is one of the first rural or
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iowa to get this robot. we've got you covered... live in the newsroom.. amanda gilbert.. kwwl news. one man we spoke with said he chose to get his open-knee surgery there because of this new robot. its coming up on today in iowa... the game's not until sunday but the teams are already preparing for the biggest game of the plus -- from t- shirts to beer...just about every industry in iowa is caucus crazy right now. "you're watching kwwl, one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure
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and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. marco rubio: just too many questions. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure
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and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message.
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"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: we have fog out there this morning and it is dense in many areas. that will be the main concern today, but a large snow storm is headed our way for tomorrow and wednesday and will make travel treacherous. winter storm warnings, winter weather advisories and blizzard watches all blanket the viewing area... a blizzard does not actually need snowfall... it only needs a lot of wind and reduced hours or more. we will have that... tuesday through tuesday night we will have a sharp cutoff of snow, but we will have the heaviest in the north. winds will gust to 45 blowing snow will also be a concern on wednesday as the winds slowly die down. temps this morning are running at or below freezing over most of the state. we will keep those temps around for a bit, but our storm is still churning to the west and have a leading edge of snow tracking into western nebraska already... the storm will really ramp
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quite a bit of snow, but amounts in the south will depend on how much rain and sleet mix in... that will cut snow amounts down a lot. it will through wednesday morning. today we deal with fog, and it should be good for the caucus goers with the snow holding off until mainly after midnight...although a few snow showers may start earlier. the snow really starts after midnight with the winds picking up, too. snow and blowing snow will be the main problems winds start to weaken. it will cool off the rest of the week. football's biggest game is sunday -- and the teams are already there. the carolina panthers and denver broncos touched down at the san jose international airport ahead of super bowl 50. getting the most attention online. and bring us a whopper... we have a leading edge of snow tracking into western nebraska already... the storm will really ramp
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quite a bit of snow, but amounts in the south will depend on how much rain and sleet mix in... that will cut snow amounts down a lot. it will we deal with fog, and it should be good for the caucus goers with the snow holding off until mainly after midnight...although a few snow showers may start earlier. the snow really starts after midnight with the winds picking up, too. snow and blowing snow will be the main problems tuesday with blowing snow on wednesday morning before the winds start to weaken. it will cool off the rest of the week. and bring us a whopper... we have a leading edge of snow tracking into western nebraska already... the storm will really ramp up later today and bring us quite a bit of snow, but amounts in the south will depend on how much rain and sleet mix in... that will cut snow amounts down a lot. it will all be windy and slippery, so travel will be hard tomorrow through wednesday morning. today
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with fog, and it should be good for the caucus goers with the snow holding off until mainly after midnight...although a few snow showers may start earlier. the snow really starts after midnight with the winds picking up, too. snow and blowing snow will be the main problems tuesday with blowing snow on football's biggest game is sunday -- and the teams are already
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the carolina panthers and denver broncos touched down at the san jose international airport ahead of super bowl 50. panthers' quarterback cam getting the most attention online. its still to come... caucus mania. it seems just about every type of business is getting into the caucus spirit. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in hiawatha, independence, janesville and all of eastern iowa welcome back. time is now xxx. they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. from postal workers to nurses... he's been endorsed for real change: bernie sanders. endorsed by friends of the earth action as "a bold, fearless voice for the planet." the nation endorses bernie saying, "you can trust sanders because he doesn't owe his political career to the financial overlords." the des moines register calls him, "a man of courage and principle." endorsed by council bluffs daily nonpareil because "he would build on obama's legacy and challenge the establishment."
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and i approve this message. i'm ally crutcher. the first-in-the nation iowa caucuses are tonight. national and international attention is on our state and a lot of businesses are taking advantage. jerry joins us from the iowa caucus headquarters in des moines. jerry -- tell us about some of the caucus items you're seeing.. around the state, people are getting into the caucus spirit... everywhere you go, you see something caucus related. from businesses like raygun...iowans know the shop offers clever everywhere you go, you see something caucus related.
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know the shop offers clever shirts year- round...but for some out-of- towners this is and if that's not your style..you can caucus your beer. we jususthought this would be a fun way to bring the caucus into over whose beer they think is best here at the brewery, so this way we kind of vote it out and figure it out." iowans having some fun now -- before everyone gets serious tonight. plenty of chances for people to get souveneirs ahead of the big event tonight. many of the campaigns also handing out stickers, posters and other items. the big event tonight. many of the campaigns also handing out stickers, posters and other items. we've got you covered live in des moines, jerry gallagher, kwwl news. and remember, today is still a campaign day. coming up in our next half hour,
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hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm they've all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. the time has come to make a choice... about which candidate can actually make a difference for you. in a world as complex as this, we need a president as experienced as hillary. in the situation room... at the negotiating table... and always on your side... fighting for children and families. with a real plan
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...reduce drug prices... ...win equal pay for women... ...and protect social security and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. fog today with snow tracking in the mix. all will have strong once said, "the whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors
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referendum creating a new career and technical education center and making much needed improvements to east and west high schools. in today's global economy, the key to the future is education. in waterloo, the proposal before voters creates a specialized facility which will teach more than 30 career programs including automotive, robotics, welding, animal science, information technology, computer aided draft & design, marketing, nursing, digital media and culinary arts - just to name a few. the career and technical education center would be the 2nd such education facility in the state of iowa. it will be financed through a 4% surtax on individual state income tax - not property taxes. the average citizen will pay between $40-$60 annually. 82% of the school districts in iowa have such a surtax in place for
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districts aligned with the needs of today's economy. this investment speaks to the future of waterloo's youth and their ability to find great careers in the cedar valley and the state of iowa. this measure helps them and helps our local economic development, assuring a vibrant cedar valley economy well into the future. hawkeye community college, the university of northern iowa, the greater cedar valley alliance and chamber, the waterloo cedar falls courier, allen and covenant hospitals and kwwl all strongly support this proposal. they do this because they understand the critical importance
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for the competitive economy they will face upon graduation. they do this because of the need for our kids to remain in the cedar valley - rather than leaving the area or state for the career opportunities they seek. we face a significant shortage of skilled workers locally and in iowa. it is the major economic issue of our time. by passing this referendum, waterloo public schools will take a prepare our young people for the future and provide for the development of our workforce. the career and technical education center graduates will
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either hawkeye community college or uni - thereby allowing students a seamless transition towards degrees. we believe this initiative will also impro (phone ringing) (phone ringing) you can't deal with something by ignoring it . but that's how some presidential candates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard and pay into it, so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates!
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the iowa caucuses are tonight...and candidates are out
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plus...one candidate is defending his campaiggs decision to send out a piece of mail...that's been stirring up controversy. and...school elections during heavy snow. the push to vote today to avoid the snow tomorrow. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. jerry is on assignment -- we'll catch up with him in a few mintues storm track seven meteorologist is here now with your storm track seven forecast. fog is taking over the kwwl viewing are this morning and it is dense in many areas, so be careful. temperatures are at or just below freezing so there are clouds will track in and that is from the next system that is 30s, but the snow tracks in after midnight tonight and will make driving very hazardous tomorrow. i'll have more on that in a few minutes. careful. temperatures are at or just below freezing so there are some slick spots on the
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but more clouds will track in and that is from the next system like conditions to the state. today will be mild with temps in the 30s, but the snow hazardous tomorrow. i'll have more on that in a few minutes. break up, but more clouds will track in and that is from the next system that is bringing our blizzard like conditions to the state. today wili be mild with temps in the 30s, but the snow tracks in have more on hat in a few minutes. after months of campaigning and countless polls, it comes down to this. one day...really, about twelve and a half hours. and there's a lot on the line. kwwl's jerry gallagher joins us from the iowa caucus headquarters in des moines. for some, tonight is about
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needs to win iowa more than donald trump do. for others, it's about expectations. a fourth or fifth place finish for jeb bush might be considered a good night by his campaign... to give him a litttte bump into new hampshire. two former iowa caucus winns need history to repeat itself. rick santorum and mike huckabee have struggled to get traction in iowa -- even though they've been here far more than candidates like trump or marco rubio. huckabee -- at a campaiin stop in west des moines yesterday -- said iowans are known for making up don't buy into what the polls are saying... but instead deliver a huge surprise tonight. the candidates are going all out in the 11th hour.
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republican criss cross the state... and there will be more campaign stops today. how important iowa is... take a look at what the bush campaign is sending out. a caucus-goer shared thii with me... they got it in the mail. tonight for him, we'll have to see. jerry -- you just talked about a bush mailer. have you been hearing any buzz about senator ted cruz's mailers ---accusing peoppe of "voting violations" based on whether they've shown up to
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secretary of state paul pate released a statement...saying cruz's mail doesn't keep in the spirit of the iowa caucuses. using every tool we can to get people out and voting in the caucus. our country's in crisis. ahead of the voting tonight -- cruz has an event in marion,. yesterday he spoke at a christian community center in davenport...where he urged supporters to show up tonight. cruz's biggest competition -- donald trump -- is also still campaigning.
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this morning at the ramada. then he heads to cedar rapids for an event at the doubletree at 1:30 this afternoon. today marco rubio will be central iowa he was in cedar falls yesterday. reports, he was trying to swing some voters "marco rubio speaking to a mixed crowd of about 300 people still willing to hear what the florida senator is all about" "i've been taing notes on all the candidates" iowans like john patterson made their way to the university of northern iowa sunday to see marco rubio at his last town hall in iowa "ive been voting straight and deeper in debt" patterson says he hasn'tdecided on his candidatatyet, but others had rubio pegged
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he's really relatable, people like him because hes not uptight, hes rubio your guy? "rubio is my guy" these eastern iowans are no stranger to the political circus that comes around every four shares the sae sentiment. "i"iind it very intntesting that fly over country, how in the heck do all thes media...i think there was a row of about 8 or 9 movie cameras going over there, its just crazy!" canndates know hoo valuable iowans are to their campaign-- and its no secret they pander to push vying for the evangelical vote. "im running for president, only time will tell if the strategy pays off-- for many iowans, their choice is still a game-time decision...
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and we can finally go back to normal" you can now officailly call this itll all depend on people like the ones here today. in cedar falls, you" looking at the democrats hillary clinton have any campaignevents we know about today...just their big caucus rallies tonight. yesterday, bernie sanders made a campaign stop in waterloo...just as his campaign announced it raised 20-million dollars in january alone. sanders pushing his small donor babae and the absenne of any super pac's backing his cause... what they will really be looking politics and establishment economics and move us in a very very different direction. the vermont senator says his
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donor base chipping in an average of $27 dollars each. hillary clinton held her final rally before the caucuses in des moines. she was joined by her husband, i hope you will go, i hope you we win i will fight for you in the white house. thank you and god bless you." the most recent polls show its a very tight race between clinton and sanders...and the winner...will likely depend on tunrout. at seven. if you're not registered to vote, you should get there early. you also need to be registered with your party, again, if you aren't sure. we've got information out caucus locations on our website, kwwl dot com. tonight kwwl will have live coverage from across the state in our extended newscasts at six and ten and all night long online on kwwl dot com... this morning on today, they
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moines and all across iowa this morning on today. the today show will be live from right here in iowa -- you can catch them right after today in iowa. continuing coverage... early voting%is available today for the waterloo schools special election tomorrow. you can vote at the black hawk county courthouse today from eight this morning until four thirty. theauditor's office is really encouraging people to come out today -- due to tomorrow's forecast. he says the iowa secretary of state may postpone an election due to a weather emergency -- but he says you shouldn't count on it. denver voters also scheduled to head to the polls there. it's aa10-point- three million dollar question on the ballot...which will pay for a new gym, auditorium, weight room and track. voters said no to this same project last june. friends and family are remembering g e life of a dubuque county supervisor. tom hancock died suddenly over
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hancock served in the state senate. he also served as chief of the epworth fire department for 16 years. a quick look now at some of the we could learn the cause of a deadly traiaiderailment tooy. federal investigators are expected to release evidence and reports today about the may derailment in philadelphia which killed eight people and injured more than 200 others. excessive speee has already been cited as a factor but the n-t-s-b has yet to say why the train was going too fast today general motorskicks its efforts to build self-driving cars into high gear. a new team starts today. its goal is to figure out a strategy to make g-m the leader in self-driving technology. and today the world health organization is holding an emergency mmeting to discusus the zika v vus. the group must decide if the outbreak should be considered a public health emergency. to a devastating birth defect, cases have been confirmed in 23 countries. a rural iowa hospital just got a new robot...a robot that all patients
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kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in the newsroom... with an inside look. it's called the ultraviolet light disinffection system... it can be hard for hospitals to make sure rooms are clean enough for sick patients... especially with hard-to-clealike cu but grundy county memorial hospital just got this new robot... if left in a room for at least 4 minutes... it scans the room.. gegeting rid of almost 100 percent of the germs in that room.... " the device is very similar to "the glow is similar and the smell is similar. it basically messes up the dna and rna of any bacteria of viruses. anything that's left behind. " this device can be very dangerous from people if they are left in the room with it... that's why there is a scanner on it that shuts it off if it detects any movement...
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or small community hospitals in iowa to get this robot. we've got you covered... live in the neesroom... amanda ilbert... kwwl news. one man we spoke with said he chose to get his open-knee surgery there because of this new robot. its coming up on today in iowa... we'll head back live to des moines to talk about the first in the nation caucuses... the forecasttrom storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan we've got you covered! with "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7
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the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never maki it in the real world. the grandmother who o s to choose between
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can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton. i'm hillary y inton and i approve this message. they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes.
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millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because 's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i bernie sanders, and i approve this message. team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather teem:
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morning and it is dense in many areas. that will be the main concern today, but a large snow treacherous. winter storm warnings, winter weather adviories and blizzard watches all blankeethe viewing area... a blizzard doeenot actually need snowfall... it only needs a lot of wind and reduced hours or more. we will have that... tuesday through tuesdanight we will have a sharp cutoff of snow, but mp at times espeeially late concern on wednesday as the winds slowly die down. temps this morning are running at or below freezing over most of the state. we will to the west and is breaking up as it oes over the ockies, but have a leading edge of snow ramp up later today and bring us quite a bit of snow, but amounts that will cut snow amounts down a lot. it will through wednesday morning. today we deal th fog, and itthould be good for the caucus goers with the snow showers may start earlier. the snow really starts after midnight with the winds picking up, too. snow and blowing snow will be winds start to weaken. it will
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us quite a bit of snow, but amounts in the south will depend on how much rain and sleet mix in... that will cut snow amounts down a lot. it will all be windy and slippery, so travel will be hard tomorrow through wednesdaymorning. today we deal with fog, and t should be good f the caucus goers midnight...although a afew snow showers may start earlieie. the snow really starts after midnight with the winds picking up, too. snow and morning before the winds start to weaken. it will cool off the rest of the week. with the forecast for the enxt mix in... that will cut snow amounts down a lot. it will all be windy and slippery, uo travel will be hard tomorrow through wednesday morning. today we deal with fog, and it should be good for the caucus goers with the snow holding off until mainly after midnight...although a few snow showers may start earlier. the snow really starts after midnight with the winds picking g p, too. snow and blowing snow will be the main problems tuesday with blowing snow on wednesday morning before the winds start to weaken. it will cool off the rest
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will really ramp up later today and bring us quite a bit of sow, but amounts in the souththwill depend on how much rain and sleet mix in... that will cut snow amounts down a lot. it will through wednesday morning. today we deal with fog, and it should be good for the caucus goers with the snow holding off until mainly after midnight...although a few snow showers may start earlier. the snow really starts after midnight with the winds picking up, too. snow and blowing snow will be the in problems tuesdayyith blowing ssow on winds start to weaken. it will cool off the rest of the week. with the forecast for the enxt how to post a delay or closing. snow showows may start earlier. the snow really starts after midnight with the winds picking up, too. snow
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main problems tuesday with blowing snow on wednesday y morninn before the winds start to weaken. it will cool off the rest of the week. with the forecast for the enxt few days - we want to remind you how
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post a delay or closing. you need an i-d code and password. you have to enter the closing on our website yourself -- wewe cannot do it for you. if you don't have an i-d and password yet, you'll want to minute! go to our website, kwwl dot com for the full instructions its still to come... we're breaking down what you can expect during tonight's first in
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fifia rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not onlylyream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is noa wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all.
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there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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twelve hours from now many of you will be at your caucus all leading up to this. kwwl's jerry gallagher joins us live from the iowa caueus headquarters in des moines. the new nbc news and deemoines register polls show it covld be a tight race for the democrats, jeey, it's all about turnout right? political experts predict a high voter turnout will give bernie sanders the win...lower turnout would be a win for clinton.
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about in the newsroom jerry 00 the iowa republican party will be careful when it t omes to announcing a winner tonight after what happened in 2012 -- you want to recap that for us? declared santorum the winner
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if you aren't sure where to go for tonight's caucuses...head to our website, kwwl dot com. we ave links there -- and other information that may help you decide who you're going to caucus for. its we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders.
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and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night. thank you. tonight's the first in the nation iowa caucuses. voting starts promptly at seven. if you need to register still -- get there early. some of the candidates continue to campaign. donald trump will be in waterloo at eleven this morning. and in cedar rapids this afternoon. ted cruz will be in marion at 4:30.
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check of your storm track seven forecast. fog today with snow tracking in late tonight. heavy snow in the see over 8" of snow in the your storm track seven forecast. fog today with snow tracking in late tonight. heavy snow in the north tomorrow with a see over 8" of snow in the thanks for joining us, the today show is next and we'll be back in 25 minutes with more news and good morning. iowa votes. after months of controversy and clashes. >> the truth is, ted, you've been willing to say and do anything to get votes. >> surprises and surges. >> at least pick a winner this
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i'm going to win.
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