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right now on "nbc 10 news today," president-elect trump. it took all night but just more than an hour ago, donald trump addressed reporters as the next president of the united states. >> we do have a winner here in the tightly fought race for pennsylvania senate seat. senator pat toomey beat out katie mcginty. >> packed at the polls from early morning until the polls closed, voters came out in droves, leading to long lines to cast ballots. >> nbc 10 news starts now. 4:00 a.m. historic morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we have live team coverage of all the local and national races plus comprehensive analysis. that's just ahead. first let's get to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast.
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a closer look at conditions at communities across pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. bill? >> some neighborhoods are seeing some rain this morning. this is the rain we were talking about yesterday. it is mainly to our west. we're getting the first showers now in some of the suburbs and the lehigh valley. the first batch of rain, showers, light stuff, moving through the allentown area and off through easton right now. those showers will be on the move. it will be on and off to start with. pottstown getting a few sprinkles at this time. they're heading towards richland. those showers will be getting stronger as the day goes on. we'll see the showers and they'll be lingering into the afternoon. right now, though, temperatures, much warmer than yesterday morning. 49 degrees in new jersey. low 50s in the suburbs. grab your umbrella, those showers will be with us for much of the day. right now, cloudy and 54, the forecast for the lehigh valley up to 58 degrees in philadelphia today. i'll take a look at the forecast, we'll break it down hour by hour when i come back in less than ten minutes.
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>> it's a debacle. it's sad. >> i had decided with trump. >> i hope the rest the world doesn't hate us. >> that is, of course, local reaction to the stunning election of donald j. trump as the 45th president of the united states. >> american history is made in the early morning hours of today. >> donald trump will be the next president of the united states. nbc 10's rosemary connors is with us here in the studio with reaction from the president-elect and reaction from the clinton campaign. this had the nation on edge all night. >> yes, vai and tracy. at one point it was unclear if this election would end overnight or spend the day reporting on recounts. hillary clinton could not get to 270. let's take a map of the electoral college votes. this map dominated by red. these numbers updated, trump 278 to clinton's 218. what's been key is getting
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states like pennsylvania. these battleground states, ohio, north carolina and florida. the republican nominee waited until 3:00 this morning to greet his supporters at the hilton hotel in midtown manhattan. trump and his family congratulated the vice presidenç to be mike pence and his family. when he got to the microphone, the first thing on trump's agenda was to let the world know his opponent conceded the race. >> i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulated us. it's about us, on our victory and i congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard-fought campaign. >> you are now looking at the last time we saw hillary clinton in public when she was voting yesterday morning near her home in chappaqua, new york.
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her campaign chairman, john podesta addressed clinton's disappointed supporters in manhattan around 2:00 this morning. >> they're still counting votes and every vote should count. we're not going to have anything more to say tonight. everybody should head home. you should get some sleep. we'll have more to say tomorrow. your voices and your enthusiasm means so much to her and to tim and to all of us. >> now, coming up in the next 15 minutes i'll be back. we'll take a look at how philadelphia and the surrounding counties voted, breaking down all the numbers. i'm rosemary connors, nbc 10 news. back to you. >> rosemary, thank you. financial markets around the world are reacting to news that trump is the president-elect. investors are uncertain on trade and immigration. european markets opened lower, japan's major index nose dived and the mexican peso tumbled. here in the u.s. the numbers
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rebound after falling sharply last night. at one point, the dow was down about 800 points. in the last few hours it's been down about 300 points. all night long, voters across the nation and here at home watched and wait for the official announcement. >> donald trump talked about bringing the country back together after a divisive campaign, he talked about the need to bind the wounds of division. what do people think this morning who are waking up to this news? monique braxton is live at the trenton train station where passengers will soon be arriving to head to new york. monique, what are they telling you? >> no one has arrived here yet. the train station here, the trenton transit center is closed but in just a few hours, people will be arriving here who have come from bucks county as well as trenton to head to new york. some of them will be waking up and finding out for the first time that the republican presidential candidate has won this election. so we have some folks that we've talked to in the wee hours of the morning and we gauge their
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reaction. >> it's a debacle. it's sad. >> i think this whole election all they have done is argue about each other instead of saying what they were going to do for this country. that's pretty much what this election has been about, them against each other. >> i like the fact that he doesn't have a lot of tact. i love the fact that he's not in politics. i think we need something different. let's run this as a business. he's not the greatest businessman of all time but everyone in the world knows who he is. he has some sort of pull. i mean, he has to be doing something right. >> as you heard, the views are going to be mixed. probably that is just a sampling of what we're going to hear all day long. throughout the morning we'll be here in trenton talking to people as they arrive here and head to new york about the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. live for now in trenton, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. >> monique, thank you.
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we'll keep checking back with you throughout this morning. this morning, newspaper headlines reflect a tense night of waiting for the results to come in. >> this is the front page of the philadelphia "daily news." it says "i can't look!" talk about a nail biter. you can see the nervous looks from two voters. >> reach out to us on facebook and twitter right now. we want to hear what you think about the results. >> we posted on facebook live overnight. we're seeing a lot of comments on the nbc 10 facebook page. 4:07. >> let's talk about the rain moving in. bill henley is tracking that. >> so far it's dry in the city. some of the suburbs and the lehigh valley are seeing the first rain drops of the day. they'll be moving in this morning into philadelphia. easton getting some very light rainfall. we're not looking at heavy rainfall but it's not going to be that beautiful sunshine that we enjoyed yesterday. for now, just a few scattered showers have shown up on the radar. those showers are on the move. you can see the steadier
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rainfall is well to the west in the harrisburg area and rain and that will be moving into the area. the few showers we're looking at right now in montgomery and bucks county, moving past salasburg and richland and bedminster, very light rainfall to start with. it is not heavy rainfall by any means. it will be a steady, light rainfall this morning. this afternoon, perkasie and much of the rest of the area going to be back to the scattered showers for this afternoon. 9:00 this morning, rain for allentown, trenton, philadelphia, wilmington, dover and into cape may. the first rain drops will be moving in and it spreads across the rest of new jersey. meantime at noontime, you can see there will be breaks in the precipitation. still a steady light rain for allentown and trenton. we'll see some breaks in philadelphia, wilmington and dover. as we go into the afternoon, the next phase of the rain coming in, again, it's going to be light rain, no steady, heavy rain. even moderate showers are a long way from us.
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they will be coming through even in the late afternoon and early evening hours will be drying out later this evening and overnight. it's all going to keep things cool today. not as cold as yesterday morning. 46 degrees right now in the lehigh valley. 49 in delaware. 50 for the suburbs and just shy of the 50 degree mark for south jersey. much warmer at the shore. temperatures are really going nowhere today at the shore. a few neighborhoods are a bit cooler in the 40s for chestnut hill, andorra, manayunk and parkside. very low 50s in northeast philadelphia. parkwood, bustleton, torresdale, into the low 50s and will we'll stay in the 50s for most of the day. grab your umbrella. scattered rainfall this morning and showers this afternoon for philadelphia. already starting to see a few rain drops in the suburbs by 7:00, a steadier rain and showery at 11:00. still a chance of showers at 3:00 this afternoon. the lehigh valley, getting a little bit of shower activity right now and that chance of some rainfall will stay with us. we're looking at mostly cloudy
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skies for delaware and new jersey and the shore. shore will eventually get some showers later this morning. you'll see them before that and delaware and new jersey and then tapering off, scattered showers as we go into the afternoon. to show you how long this is going to last, a look at the 10 day on 10 when i come back in less than ten minutes. >> ç4:10 this wednesday mornin. always some surprises in the political process in never any surprises in the 4:00 hour on the roads. >> i think it might be a later rush hour. many, many people stayed up very late thinking there would be a result, a result, a result. if they did, they waited until 3:00 a.m. this morning. we'll watch the roads. >> i live in center city. i was expecting people to be out onhe streets running around. i don't know why. but i didn't see anything like that. the vine street expressway, open in both directions with 24th street, westbound towards the schuylkill. everything looks great. the schuylkill expressway looks okay.
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you can see we're at green on roads right here. eastbound into center city from the blue route to the vine street expressway. just 13 minutes. speeds also into the high 50s. watching university city for some construction. 33rd street is closed between market street and arch street and that will be there until friday the 11th. >> it's 4:11 right now. we knew pennsylvania would play a huge role in the presidential election. across the state, every vote counted. >> we take a close look at how each county in our area voted in the race for president. also, celebrating another term, pennsylvania senator pat toomey beat out his democratic rival. up next we take you to both campaigns for their reaction.
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phone call just before 3:00 this morning. nbc 10 got local reaction to the trump victory. >> this whole election, all they have done is argue about each other instead of saying what they were going to do for this country. that's pretty much what this election has been about, them against each other. >> who is going to do what, i couldn't tell you. it's against hillary and trump. that it's all they've argued about. >> the battleground state of pennsylvania proved to be one of the deciding factors in the race for president, flipping to republican for the first time since 1988. >> nbc 10's rosemary connors joins us now for a look at how people across the keystone state voted. >> if donald trump was going to win pennsylvania he would have to come up big, flip pennsylvania from blue to red. let's take a look at some of the counties. philadelphia, overwhelmingly went for hillary clinton, 82%. montgomery county, 59% for clinton, delaware county, similar story. it's when you get a little bit further out from philadelphia.
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chester county still hillary clinton, we get to bucks, they're split. berks county went for donald trump. lehigh county, hillary clinton but only by a few points and northampton county, again, to donald trump. this of course was a big story here in pennsylvania that if a person who is going to take pennsylvania's electoral votes they would have to get philadelphia, the surrounding counties and beyond to offset republican votes further out in the state. we'll continue to follow this. we also are going to have more reaction from some of the voters in our area. we'll hear more from donald trump coming up in 15 minutes. >> 4:15. republican pat toomey will return to the senate. >> nbc 10's randy gyllenhall was at his lehigh county headquarters for his late-night victory speech. take a look. >> it was a nail biter in the pennsylvania senate race. pat toomey wins re-election. the balloons just fell from above as this crowd celebrates this last-minute win. it's about 1:00 in the morning
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right now. senator toomey took the stage, telling the crowd he got a congratulatory phone call from his opponent, katie mcginty and added that he's ready to take the fight back to washington and shake things up. >> let's face it, this was a tough campaign, quite a battle. there was an all-time record amount of money spent against us. a lot of the ads were just outright false. but you know, the voters were smart enough to figure it out as they usually are. >> toomey's victory not a surprise. he did trail in a number of polls and had millions of dollars of negative ads run against him. his win also secures the u.s. senate to be in republican hands, retenning that majority control. pat toomey says he's ready to go back to washington. in lehigh county, randy gyllenhall, nbc 10 news. i'm here in center city. the room cleared out shortly after katie mcginty gave her speech, her concession speech to pat toomey. she was very gracious in defeat and earlier in the night, there
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was a lot of excitement in this room from supporters of both katie mcginty and hillary clinton. they wanted to see a very historic night and see katie mcginty become the first female u.s. senator in pennsylvania. but that didn't happen. as the night continued, we saw a lot of people disappointed. a lot of long faces, some people didn't ev) stay through most of the night. we spoke to a few of them, some of them are trying to look at some kind of silver lining, moving ahead. katie mcginty said she doesn't know what's next but she will continue to spend time with her family in the meantime. >> and it's 4:17 right now. in addition to the pennsylvania senate race, voters here also elected a new attorney general. >> nbc 10's pamela osborne is live for us in center city to look at that race and other developments from new jersey and delaware. pam, walk us through this. >> yes, certainly a lot to get through this morning. we're going to break it all down for you. let's start with the race for pa
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attorney general. [ no audio ] now to the race for governor in delaware. democrat john carney beat republican colin bonini. in new jersey, voters reject a measure to allow casinos at two locations in north jersey. 78% of people voted no, 22% of people voted yes. this means casino gambling will remain legal only in atlantic city. the second ballot question in new jersey, whether the state should dedicate money from the recent gas tax increase to the state's transportation system 54% of people voted yes. 46% of people voted no. when i come back in the next half hour, we're going to be
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taking a closer look. [ no audio ] >> we're having problems with pamela's microphone. we'll get back to her in a little bit. now to the race in pennsylvania's second congressional district, democrat dwight evans is the winner over republican james jones. evans fills the seat of former congressman chaka fattah. brian fitzpatrick defeated democrat steve santarsiero. fitzpatrick will replace his brother, congressman mike fitzpatrick who is retiring. >> more results and reaction coming up. we'll get you updated on the weather as the rain begins to move in. bill henley has an update. bill? >> there are only a few spots seeing a few scattered showers. that will change as the morning progresses. we'll see a rainy, cool day. won't be an all-day rain. in 1some areas it will be close to that. even this evening, we clear out
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overnight tonight. that shower activity is to the west. what we've seen so far, just some scattered light showers in montgomery and bucks county. if you see one patch of very light rainfall moving past west rock hill and just into bedminster right now. those showers to the west, that steadier, light rain. i think the heavier showers are going to miss us. we will get a nice rainfall out of this today and we need it, too. drying will come tonight. you can see the showers, the scattered showers, the ohio valley, that's what i'm looking at for this evening. for today, that light rain will start adding up by 10:30 this morning, we'll see closing in on a quarter inch in wilmington and below a tenth inch in doylestown. that's just getting started to go into the afternoon and evening hours. 6:00 tonight, the rain will still be coming down. by then, philadelphia will have a third inch on the ground, close to half an inch in poteáujy allentown and reading with less than a quarter in south jersey and smyrna, about a third inch there.
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it finally moves out, this evening could top half an inch of rain in wilmington. we'll be drying out for tomorrow. but not today. the 10 day on 10, 58 degrees this afternoon. definitely cooler, that beautiful day we had yesterday. the clouds hang in there through the day. a chance of showers into the evening hours. we will clear out. nice rebound into the very low 60s. that's after a cold start on thursday with sunshine, it will feel warmer. friday back up to 60 degrees. a blast of cold air comes in on saturday. the wind picks up, driving the temperatures down saturday afternoon, just 49 degrees. they will be trending back to the 60s. get close to it on sunday with a high of 59 degrees, then 60s for monday and tuesday. nice and dry. till we get to wednesday. another cold front will come through, touching off some showers. temperatures now look like they're going to hold steady into thursday and friday. >> thank you, bill. 21 minutes past 4:00 a.m. on this wednesday hump day. let's get a look at traffic in
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south jersey. >> first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. looking at 42. >> empty right now, right around deptford. the northbound side is where all traffic heads towards philadelphia, no big problems. nobody is heading that way at least for right now. we're ahead of the curve where we start to see the big delays. the pa turnpike looks okay. construction, we're not dealing with that, valley forge, speeds into the 60s. the bridges, the 42 freeway, that will be moving up towards the walt or the ben franklin. cleared, no scheduled openings over the tacony palmyra or the burlington bristol. and we'll stop right here. this is the boulevard around broad street. no big problems or delays in either direction, north or southbound. watch for construction approaching the schuylkill expressway on the northbound side. coming away from the schuylkill. vai? >> jessica, thank you. we continue to follow breaking news overnight from decision 2016. >> donald trump is the next president of the united states. hear more from his acceptance speech as our live team coverage
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continues all morning long. the new president will be working with a republican congress. next we take a look at senator john mccain's win and who else secured another term.
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for some reason i didn't see trump having that much of a chance. >> everyone in the world knows he has some sort of pull. >> local reaction to president-elect donald trump. the republican nominee deified the polls, shocked many in the world by beating hillary clinton for the white house. republicans hold on to control of congress this morning. >> two big names won back their senate seats. john mccain held off a determined challenge from democrat and one-term congresswoman ann kirkpatrick. he said he is honored to serve his sixth and possibly last term in office. >> congress remains in control of the republicans this morning. we just told you that. let's move on to the attorney
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general's race. the pennsylvania attorney general's race where democrat josh shapiro narrowly beat out republican john rafferty. >> and in florida, republican senator marco rubio will return to his seat in the senate. >> again, let's talk about the pennsylvania attorney general's race. democrat josh shapiro, republican john rafferty, democrat josh shapiro winning with 51% of the vote. let's move on to the race for pennsylvania's second congressional district in pennsylvania, vacated by chaka fattah. the winner got 90%, jones 10%. brian fitzpatrick, 55% of the vote, democrat steve santarsiero -- we should know fits f fitzpatrick is the brother of mike fitzpatrick who did not run for another term.
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>> now more on our coverage of decision 2016. >> trump on top after a long night of nail biting election results. the businessman told a room packed with supporters that he will be the next president of the united states. >> and toomey prevails. pennsylvania senator will be heading back to washington for another term after beating out democratic challenger katie mcginty. >> and making their voices heard. voters across our area headed to the polls in droves, leading to long lines and in some cases, hour-long waits. nbc 10 news starts now. >> after an historic night, good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." it's 4:27. a lot to get to today. results and reaction. i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. we have live team coverage of all the local and national raceç plus comprehensive analysis just ahead. this has been a historic night.
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been a long night for a lot of people who have been staying up to see the results of the races, both locally and nationally. first let's get right to meteorologist bill henley who has the first alert neighborhood forecast. bill? >> we have rain on the way. starting to move into the area. so far, we've seen scattered light showers. steadier rain is to the west but it is going to be on and off wet weather during the day today. grab an umbrella, heading out the door. not as chilly as yesterday but chillier this afternoon with on and off showers. back in ten with a look at it hour by hour. and we're also watching the boulevard right now. cameras around broad street. no big problems or delays. watch for construction on the northbound side moving just past the schuylkill expressway. also watching route 202 right here. you can see we are green, ten minutes both directions, north or southbound from route 30 to the schuylkill expressway. speeds also into the 60s there. checking in lastly with mass transit, remember the buses, trolleys and subways are back in business for septa through
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center city. everything else on time, new jersey transit, patco on time. >> i didn't think it would turn out this way. >> well, that young woman there in university city is in good company. donald trump will be the next president of the united states. after upsetting hillary clinton in the 2016 election. and donald trump addressed supporters and talked about the importance of bringing the country together. >> just a couple hours ago, nbc 10's matt delucia is in manhattan. he walks us through what's happening there right now. matt? >> tracy and vai, we've seen a steady stream of donald trump supporters along fifth avenue in front of trump tower. they are excited and happy with the outcome of this election. here was president-elect donald trump walking on stage at the hilton here in midtown manhattan. his crowd of supporters there with him, along with vice president-elect mike pence and both of their families. trump did this right after he says he got a call from hillary
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clinton who conceded the race. mind you, this was all around 2:30, 3:00 this morning. a very late election night, waiting for results. trump congratulated clinton on a hard hef fought campaign. here's some of what he had to say in his victory speech, a big topic was unifying the country. >> now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. so all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. it's time. >> there was the celebration we saw at the hilton not long ago. that was trump's election night headquarters, not far from where we are now. let's come back live here at fifth avenue right by the trump tower. where across the street you see a large police presence. the


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