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i've never heard another -- >> when both marco rubio and donald trump scream liar, liar, liar. thth the music's biggest night. what happened to adel's return performance? and the multiple tributes that brought down the house. plus wicked weather causes havoc around the u.s. and a creature from the depths of the polar vorx. "early today" starts right now. > goodmorning, i'm dara brown. the battle lines have been drawn between democrats and republicans over who should fill the supreme court justice position after antonin scu nrksantonins skalia's call.
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allow it to happen. >> on the other side of the aisle, democratics are holding true that it's president obama's responsibility. >> for the president this boils down to something simple, doing his job and we expect the senate to do the same. >> the white house ads that the president will not announce a nominee until congress returns from break next week and does not plan to make a recess appointment, at least for the time being. tracie potts joins us from washington. >> reporter: we have to find out who the president is considering. but the top democrat says that he does have a list and names to talk about with president obama. but whoever the nominee is, republicans have firmly stated
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give the n ninee a vote in the president't's final year and now we're getting a lot of push back from democrats on capital hill and on the campaign traiai lehigh calls it irresponsible. unprecedented. on the campaign trail, bo hillmry clinton and bernie sanders are cryiyi against this. sanders says that they are cowards for at at least voting on who the president nominates. and you have republicans saying that it should not happen in the president's final year. actually, justice kennedy was confirmed by a democratic senate in president's reggen's final year, even though he was nominated a couple months before that. so, we're getting lot of back and forth on the campaign trail
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going happen. marco rubio says even if one is confirmed, it probably won't be in time to have an impact on this firm. we'll see how it proceeds. >> so many if's. it's pretty amazing. turning now to the race for white house. former present george w. bush is standing shoulder to shoulder with his little bruthotherbrother, jeb bush. both bush 41 and 43 won south carolina's primary. but jeb's strategy may be too little too late. field. and meanwhile, trump being booed in recent debates. trump claims the republican national committee is can d faulting on its pledge to treat
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>> the rnc better get its act together because i signed a pledge but it isn't being honored by them. the pledge isn't being honored by the rnc. they do a terrible job and remember what i said. remember in this room, i signed a pledge but it's a doubub-edge pledge. and as far as i'm conturnedcerned, they're in default. >> and nbc's dan scheneman has e latest. >> reporter: jeb bush got help on the campaign trail from his brother, with choice words for gop frontrunner, donald trtrp. >> in my experience, the strongest person isn't usually the loudest one in the room. >> reporter: he dismissed biionaire jeb bush's campaign.
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conference, trump saying another rival, ted cruz. >> high does >> he doesn't even have the right to run or serve as president. so i will bring that lawsuit if he doesn't apologize. >> this is the most rattled i've ever seen donald. >> reporter: on the democratic sooit side, former secretary of state, hillary clinton hopes to rebound after her loss to bernie sanders. candidate. >> reporter: he took his campaign to michigan and said he met with families affected boo ithei by the water cries in flint. >> i just kamntdcame from one of the most difficult meetings i've
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>> reporter: dan schenamen nbc news. last night the best of the best of the music world got together for the grammy awards. it featured epic performances from people including kendrick lamar and taylor swift. here are some highlights. look in your heart all night long we going to be all right
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easy rebel rebel headed for a new land in new york you can be a new man >> and the night wasn't without its mishaps, just ask adel, whose return was upstaged by a sound problem. after the show she tweeted that the mike fell on the piano strings, adding that she was going to treat herself to inand out burger so, maybe it was worth it. rihanna had to bow out at the it last moment due to braun kites. suspected tornados destroying more than a dozen homes in the pan handle and mississippi.
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the a woman was pulled from the debris. rescuers formed a human chain. mississippi say homes destroyed, trees downed and power outages. it brought nearly four inches of fresh snow to the nation's capital.l. with fears of dangerous driving conditions. and meteorologist here with news of a major thaw. >> it's coming but that wild weather is still out there. we're tracking the saa storm as yesterday. it's advanced slowly east. so, that snow in d.c., probably a lot of melting with temperatures back to the 50s. and the severe weather threat this morning across florida. so, watch out for significant impacts there. and a tornado watch that includes fort meyers. it's another difficult travel day for the east coast.
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all into the 50s, so no more snow and ice. that's limited to extreme inlanan sections here. near 90 in los angeles, lots of sunshine, same in phoenix. couple showers in seattle. and finally drying out ininhe niche, temperatures back to the 40s. we're finally changing up in the west coast, down to the 70s, rain and wind in the northwest as well. temperatures in the 50s in seattle. that's a look at your national weather, now here's a closer look at your day ahead. another soggy day across the northeast, wind and rain, temperatures in the 50s to near 60 in philadelphia. temperatures in the 30s in chicago. near 60ith sunshine in denver. so, one more rough day to get through and then things quiet down a bit in the east. >> i like that, 50s and sunshine. thanks so much.
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his morning "today" takes you behind the scenes at the grammy's for music's record breaking night. and the ap is reporting that the forward is daling with a bloo clot in his left calf. he had a similar issue last season. he's expected to discuss the use of blood thinners and a treatment. us mr.,plus, a night to remember
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team, the 23-year-old scored five goals as they easily defeated puerto rico 10-0. the newly second ranked kansas j hawks pulled away for the 94-67 blowout. the seventh ranked virginia took its winning streak to 18 games. they easily domined north carolina state. and herers your ap top 10 basketball. villanueva remains number one. kansas got the other 21 first place votes, followed by a t tew of former number one, oklahoma, iowa, north carolina and the rest. and just ahead, we remember prince's late protege vanity. plus, at the grammy's who killed the red carpet? and i'd like to... cut. so i'm gonna take this opportunity to direct.
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in the 40s, 29 in c ccago and a pattern, quiet, takes over. >> raphael, thanks for that. lala ght's grammy's wasn't all about the music, the red carpet was looking fierce, including lady gaga who returned to her roots and taylor swift showed off her abs and chrissy teigen had that pregnancy glow in a white capped gown. and d prince'ss former protege has diedality at the age of 70. she was a member of the group nity ever dreamof being james bond? now could be your chance. the aston bond from the latest
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it was exclusively designed for the bond franchise and the only one of the 10 to be released for publjc sale. and this new video is the official announcement that "star wars" episode 8 has started filming. it's set for release december of 2017. will ferrell was in hot water. >> isn't that a bag of jeans, especially since you and i haven't spoken since that one magical night nine months ago. >> now, you listen to me, y y fat faced cob nobbler. i don't know who you are or what but hole you crawled out of but this is my woman and that is our baby and every night he gets swaudled in the tightest of
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>> i don't know how either one of them can keep a straight face. >> jimmy struggles with that sometimes. quite a fashion statement, the hair, the clothes. >> it's like a '70s flashback.
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opening a space beneath the memorial. and in the telegraph, sawnaus, a bar, mini fwrijridges and mini aqueriums, found inside prison. the contraband goods were hauled out and dismantled and the superintendent have been arrested. elliott spitzer is now claiming the person who accused him is now retracting her story. the nypd is still investigating the case. and target has announced that it's investing in carone's cart, aart for people with mobility related disabilities which allows care givers to push a cart without having to push a cart and
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all will have at least one by march 19th. and they have unearthed the 404 karat stone is the largest diamond ever found. and from the depths of the frigid vortex that is winter, octavious. it took the bartz brothers 500 hours to carve the sculptor out of 150 tons of snow. >> when we're not ice fishing, we're workingen the sculptor. >> the brothers have been buildishbuild ish ing them for the past four years and this year they're taking donations for clean drinking water in haiti. so far, over $8,000 has been
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that is truly amazing and i hope it stays cold in minnesota so it doesn't melt. >> nothing major. at least we have the great pictures. celebrating birthdays, you may remember 10tennos legend, 57, and ice tee and 58, and reading rainbow fame turns 59. keep it here for more news, weather and sports.
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got you covered. tts is today in iowa." this morning -- after the death of a supreme court justice -- the debate about what should happen next on the court grows even louder. plus -- a boarding school for troubled teens in iowa shut down temporarily. the f-b-i is investigating. and we're tempting your taste
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4:30. tis the season for girl scoutut cookie sales... i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weaaer now with storm ttack 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. the clipper is tracking farther to the west and will bring us only light stuff this morning, but it may include some light freezzg rainnand drizzle. we are not expecting much accumulation, but untreated surfaces may become slippery this morning. temperatures are in the mid 20s this morning with southerly winds at 5 to 10 mph, but hey will turn to the northwest later today. we don't expect a lot of accumulation out of this system but we will be mainly cloudy for the rest of theday with only a few breaks here and there. we will be mild, thouuh, with highs in the mid 30s. as the winds turn to the northwest, though, those temps could start to slide. we will be colder tomorro but it warms up by the end of the week.

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