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this morning on today's take, what both sides are saying about the shocking split. and america ferrara takes us inside "superstore." al and i go to the ballpark. now. >> annouer: from nbc news, this is today's takes with al roker, tamron hall and billy bush live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning, september 21st. billy, al, tamron. we've got two others -- >> very special people. >> my parents are here today. >> love is in the air.
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possibly devastated over the brangelina breakup, there they are. 48 years and going strong. >> love does live. exactly. for the people out there like myself when we got the brangelina news. >> my mom is going it does? >> your dad is quite the dapper dresser. >> like the bow tie? >> and the suspenders. >> and he has a great profile shot there. so yesterday when this news hit, tamron is in the middle of commercial breaks. i can't believe what's happened. al was inconsolable. i believe he wouldn't come out of his room. >> you know, i just feel badly. >> you feel badly? >> here's the deal. and i understand the interest in this. but if you have been unfortunate enough to go through a divorce and one with children involved, and i have done that, you know, you just worry about the children, you worry about -- and to do it in the public eye is
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i've never been married but i'm the product of a divorce. my parents remarried other people. my mother went on 27 beautiful years with my dad, clarence newton. so i think we recognize these are human beings. the flip side, they're hollywood stars. and their marriage has been a point of fascination since the day they got together, allegedly on a movie set when he was still with jennifer aniston. so they get it. that's why they talk to the they sold their pictures of their children for a great cause, the wedding dress. they have allowed us in to some degree. >> it's interesting that they say -- she filed and says irreconcilable differences and her attorney says she's doing this for the health of the family. then her manager says she will always do what's in the best interests to protect her children. these are code words to me that seem to suggest that they're not safe with him --
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get -- we don't -- that part we don't know. >> i'm saddened by this and then other things. there's reports about too much drinking and this and that. those are tabloid rumors at this point. nobody really knows what's going on. >> that doesn't stop us from talking about it. >> well, listen -- >> or the world. >> i think here's the deal. i think all of those things you set aside. you don't know. the allegations are -- when the news broke that they were apart or are divorcing, i was in a newsroom filled with mostly women and they all went "no!" they had a reaction. so we can talk about whatever high brow, the bottom line is people reacted to it. >> i'm not being high brow, i just -- >> i think men and women might be in different camps here. i'm wondering if guys are like, holy mackerel, you wouldn't believe what was going on last night. my wife, i told her and she said what? it never works out, and she hung
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>> i think women fell in a couple of categories. there were some women like myself like what about love, can love ever survive? others took team jen. some of my friends instantly went jen aniston got her revenge, others were like team angie. it fell into this category both at work and in my personal relationships. >> are women more o'i think women, it seems to me from what i've heard and i've had are not as pro-angie as i thought they might be. >> i think because how it started. the rumors of how they started. you know, no one wants to be cheated on. certainly you don't want to be left standing there if your significant other or spouse allegedly cheats. i just felt like can love just survive. i just -- but if it's unhealthy, if it's unhealthy, you've got to get out. >> how about clooney now. we all assume unless it's a match made in hollywood that clooney and brad pitt are the
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clooney is at the u.n. yesterday, he's there for a roundtable with president obama on the refugee crisis and he gets hit with the news, complete low blindsided. >> you're friends with both of them. any thoughts? >> what's that? >> the whirlwind on angelina and your friend brad. >> oh, what happened? >> they're divorcing. >> i didn't know that. >> she filed. >> i feel very sorry. that's a sad story and unfortunate for unfortunate story about a family. i'm very sorry to hear that. the first i've heard it. >> he's like -- i think also his orientation. you're at the u.n. and you're like, wait a minute, what? the orientation of it, you can't get your grounding. >> he left hollywood to go to the u.n. but hollywood did not leave him. it went with him. but i mean, geez, you thought they were great friends, he would know. he probably got on the phone and
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mashable compiled a bunch of tweets on the theme love is dead. check out this twitter poll, love is dead. >> these are the options, love is dead, love is dead. jennifer aniston, word is brangelina is done. jennifer right now, hollywood. that's terrible. that >> she no matter what can never escape this triangle. >> and this is the other one. jennif jennifer an aniston is like #brangelina. and that is what we call closure. i saw them out at a restaurant and they are a stunning couple. there was this energy and i watched how he was escorting her through the door and just those
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it's real life for them but that does not stop people from talking about it. >> where does it go from here? this could be the ugliest thing in the world. >> or they could work it out, you know. >> it's sad for the children. how long has this been going? it seems to me no one has heard about any -- heard anything about it. >> the last picture one of the magazines had ten weeks ago they were out with one of their children. what's also fascinating is they have a blended family and i believe b adopted the children she had prior to their marriage, which was maddox, pax and zahara. does that change the legality of it when you have kids that you adopted before and then you have your own children that you had once you were married. i don't know how all of that works and does that impact their situation. they have only been married also for two years. they were together ten. i always wondered did marriage freak them out because they had been together for ten years.
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she said in an interview on "today" actually. so did that have a psychological effect. >> she's an interesting character. i remember i interviewed her before she met brad, this is after billy bob. and i said you have maddox now. what do you do about introducing maddox if you start dating somebody, do you bring that person into the house and let maddox have an opportunity to get attached? she said, no, i'm not bringing anyone home, i'll just take a i said what do you mean? i have friends and we'll just meet at a hotel for a few hours and then i'll go back. i was like, wow, she just shared that right out in the open. >> but she's been very -- from when she became famous and remember the lip lock with the brother, the vials of blood with billy bob thornton, she is not a demure creature and doesn't seem
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smith." that's a great movie. up next, amy schumer spars with magazines once again over their covers. this is very interesting. the instagram photo that is blowing up the internet. and it's the nbc comedy that's been called funny and razor sharp, just like its star, america ferrara. we'll talk to america about "superstore" and her night the things that i consume on a daily basis, a lot of it is very acidic. the enamel on my teeth was actually weakening. wasn't there as much. my teeth didn't look as healthy as others. my dentist said that pronamel would help fight against that erosion that foods and drinks were causing. so it was really important to start using the pronamel. it'll be one less thing you have to worry about. pronamel is now giving me the confidence to know that i'm doing the right thing. so it's nice to know that it's as simple as that. ? someone you know is carrying
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alive? jonathan goldsmith was the original actor. well, i happened to get a gift from the most interesting man in the world. >> from space? >> yes, from space. >> well, he's obviously in the viewing area. >> he sent it on this lovely stationery. >> it looked like it burned in space. >> it's old school. he said i hope your colleagues see me as more than just man candy and perhaps ms. hall will reconsider only enjoying my company for a day. >> he's i >> so he says i heard you spoke of me on your morning television program. first off, i appreciate your admiration and i thank you. however, i must address your preposterous hypothesis suggesting that i'm dead. i'm afraid you're wrong, i'm very much alive and he's enclosed a case of dos equis but also sent me this lovely calendar compass during a visit during a monsoon.
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space? >> he's watching us from space right now and he would like a date with you. >> this is the old one? can i see the picture? you asked me one year, one night, one week. >> there he is getting ready. >> oh, he's super handsome. >> how would he pick me up? what do you pick up a girl in if you're in space? >> well, he's back now. >> okay. >> he ran out of fuel at some point. >> we should all go. you guys can b when we find him, we're all going to go out on a date. listen, amy schumer, she posted this instagram comparing "girls' life" magazine and "boys' life" magazine. when amy posts it, it takes on new life. simple caption, no. >> if you aren't read it on the girls side it says fall fashions you'll love, your dream hair.
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and a police officer, science, the whole possibilities that you have. i did not realize, al, you mentioned, that these magazines have been around. >> decades. for decades. >> i was a teen geek. i never saw them. >> look, the publisher of the magazine says they do feature stuff like that, empowering topics, but as we had in the orange room earlier, one of the tweets said, you know, if it. >> i tend to say that as well. listen, i grew up with barbie as well and i remember the huge backlash on barbie but yet i worked at toys r us so i knew this for a fact. the barbie aisle was the busiest aisle on christmas and you didn't see people returning barbies because their kids didn't want them. make chicken/egg, i don't know. >> and there are niche magazines
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take a look. >> our arriving time in chicago will be 10:45 p.m. central time. it's 72 degrees with a 20% chance of precipitation. >> everything i learned in life i learned from the movie "airplane." >> oh, man. it's funny, i tell you what. this magazine, i've never seen it in my life. >> well, you have daughters. what's your take? both of you have daughters. >> i think about that video, the little girl in front of the or but the mom says and you're smart. my girls are interested in fashion and beauty but let's also not forget about i have a neuroscientist as an 11-year-old. she's very interested in science and space. >> you can do both. >> and don't you think most parents of sons and daughters have taught their kids, i've never met a mom who said i just talked to her about being cute. come on, every decent mom, which i think are most, would say you
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you can be anything you want to do. >> inventor mark murray even patented the bun in 2009. this is a ham dog. >> do we have them? >> it's from australia. >> "stark tank australia." if you can't choose between a hamburger or a hot dog, use a ham dog. >> it goes on top of a bun that is shaped like a hot dog and hamburger. >> the dog is wrapped >> yes. yes. it's a meatapaluzza. the other thing that would make this better is a nice slice of fried spam on top. >> deliciousness. >> let's check your weather and see what's happening. we've got a lot of wet weather in the upper midwest. strong storms firing up. chicago probably some airport delays at midway and o'hare. 7 million folks under flood threat. 1 to 2 inches of rain falling
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around dubuque. 70-mile-per-hour wind gusts, could be some hail. rain amounts 3 to 5 inches but locally could be up to 6 and the grounds saturated by all that >> good wednesday morning, everyone. we have a few areas of fog and low clouds this morning that will yield to mostly sunny skies. low to mid 80s as the temperatures on the coastline may fall back as the sea bre we feel summertime warmth, low to mid 80s. fall officialry arriving at 10:21 with the equinox. beautiful weather tomorrow evening, day forecast, much cooler over the weekend with breezy and highs in the 60s. la. hey, does your husband or wife need help in the style department? if so, we are looking to give
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lymphoma and did one to raise money. i was so inspired by her journey, watching it on social media and talking about it so my husband and i signed up to do one. we raised money for the leukemia and lymphoma society. i'm as proud of that and the work i've put in as about as long as i've ever done. >> how long did you train? >> five months. >> i can't imagine that. >> i was not a swimmer at all. >> what was the running probably in the middle and then swimming brutal? >> swimming, because it's open water. in the ocean. the only thing i'm thinking is there are no sharks, there are no sharks. and really like i just need to make it to the end. it felt long and hard. as soon as the swimming was done it was like, okay, i survived that. i'm going to be okay. >> and then sunday you're on the red carpet. i mean you looked amazing. you must have felt terrific. >> i felt incredible. i mean after doing something
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>> you look strong. look at that dress. did you wear heels? >> i did wear heels. i got a foot massage that morning, though, so that my feet could even fit in the heels because they were so swollen. >> and you worked out a niceburger. >> i earn the burger, yes. and since i've been training, just every two hours i'm starving. i just need to eat every two hours. >> with >> would you do another? >> i would. i was washed that it's an addictive sport, but it's fun. >> let's talk "superstore" coming up, more with america ferrara and a sneak peek at the new season, after your local
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we are back with america ferrara and her hit show of course is "superstore." it returns for a new season tomorrow night. how fun is it to work on -- we have an ensemble show here. you had an how does that feel? >> it's the best, it's amazing. everyone on the show is so different, so unique. comes from such a different background. a lot of comedy people on the show. mark, colton dunn, who comes from the comedy world, lauren ash, mico santos, he's a stand-up comedian. so on top of fabulous writers,
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comfort zone because i'm an actor but getting to play with them feels like just playing in the big leagues. they're amazing. >> we actually have a clip. this is the fake ad with cloud nine store. check it out. >> it's back to school, mom brand kicks. >> when school starts, your friends will say cool, your sneakers aren't any brand. >> which means no one will steal them. >> same goes with our backpacks with a nonspecific beaver cartoon everyone will >> and these cell phones look totally generic. try making fun of that. >> as this guy always says, who cares what he says, he's not a real character. >> so go back to school in cloud nine nonbrands. >> i love that take. >> that one didn't take that long. we did a full day of shooting those fake commercials, which we had fun with. i get all these tweets like america is doing walmart commercials. no, pay attention, it's a tv
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>> i know, right, that would be great. >> that would be so terrific. >> it's called a vertical. but the key to the humor in "superstore" is a lot of sitcoms you see, you know, it's aspirational, you see this beautiful community and they live in this wonderful house. these are folks that are a little lower down on the socioeconomic ladder dealing with real issues and you guys take on all kinds of stuff. pay inequality and you do it in a funny way. this is smart. >> it's very and we ended season one with sort of a surprise walkout. my character has been on the job for ten years. she's not looking for things to change, but things happen and she just gets so fed up. and surprises herself by leading the employees in a walkout. that's where we ended season one. season two begins with us on strike. and so for a lot of people it's almost like a documentary, surprisingly. >> because you've been very vocal. you've got your t-shirt on which
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tell me where you got that shirt. >> and she wants to know where you got the dress. >> i'll trade you. >> you want people coming up to you and saying this is my life. >> totally. >> you guys represent us. >> totally. that's what excited me about the show. i remember growing up watching comedies about everyday people. you know, roseannes and cheers and where everyday person's life had humor and was valued. and i think, look, i'm first in line for a big aspirational show or film, but there's room in television for the point of view of everyday working class people to be smart, to be funny, and to be dimensionalized. we have working class and poor people and giving them a voice on television represents a lot of people who feel voiceless and we do it in a fun way. that's what i love about the
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a rally, a taking on of corporate by you an jonah, your character. >> that's right. >> how does that go? >> well, you'll have to watch. >> america, thank you so much. america ferrara and you can catch the season premiere tomorrow night, 8:00/7:00 central on nbc. up next, al and i take a little trip to the bronx for a snack showdown, #vendor wars at yankees stadium. a little friendsy competit >> it's a tie. >> it's a tie. ? each year 17 billion toilet paper tubes are used in the us alone. that's enough to fill the empire state building...twice. now there's scott tube-free bath tissue. get the premium softness you need...
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well, as you probably know al and i are native new yorkers over here and nothing says new york like yankees stadium. >> so this guy, billy, ch the most concessions. so we hit the park. check it out. ? >> you're letting him go that way? what about the turnstile? >> the name is al. i get special treatment. let's go sell some stuff. james, how are you, sir? how long have you been here? >> 56 years.
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>> 55 years? >> he's the rookie. >> programs. >> programs. scorecards. >> oh, no! >> wait a minute. >> roker is on the board early. this is not good. >> programs, score cards, just ten bucks young lady. just $10. >> oh, it's a kissing booth now. i didn't know that. scorecard, program, kissing booth, whatever you want. have lips, will rt >> how are you, sir? >> it must be tough going through life looking like al roker. >> it can't be easy. >> do you think the yankees are going to win today? >> you get a free forecast with every media guide. >> come on, gorgeous, it's a free kissing booth too. come here. mwah! here you go. would you like a program? she stole a kiss without buying a program. i feel used. what am i, some kind of tart?
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>> score cards, yearbooks. media guides. >> i'm a big grateful dead fan, sir. listen, i love jerry very much. >> hey, bush, i'm selling foam fingers. >> no you didn't! >> foam fingers. you wouldn't believe how fun they can be. all right, roker, i see your yearbook and your scorecard. >> and my foam finger. >> and i raise you peanuts and crackerjacks. >> all right. now e >> what does it take to sell, to move product? >> you've just got to be loud and you've got to show it. >> we'll see you when the bag is done. >> hit it, baby. >> all right, here we go. >> crackerjacks, peanuts. crackerjacks, $6. crackerjacks. all right, five bucks, five bucks. i'm not giving it, i see you, you're very rich. >> crackerjacks. >> go back to your other show.
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>> thanks, gentlemen. >> girls, i've got to outsell roker. he's killing me over here. come on. >> who wants peanuts? >> i've got three left. buy these out for me. i love you. >> peanuts. peanuts. thank you. i'm out. >> i'm out, i'm out. i'm done. >> i'm done, i'm done. i win. here's where i had you beat. when i would come here with my dad and my uncle, he'd say did you come here to watch a ball game or did you come here to i came here to eat. >> gentlemen, it's guys like you that make this experience so fun for everybody. thank you so much. >> hope you had fun, guys. >> roker, i concede. i concede. >> that's all right, my friend. >> peanuts, crackerjacks. it's in my blood. peanuts, crackerjacks. >> adorable. >> i did have a secret weapon. one of the cutest little girls. >> where is she?
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>> look what he did. >> check her out. >> where's the baby? >> oh! >> she was beautiful. is beautiful. that's her little yankee jumper. >> and they fell in love with him all over again like it wasn't enough he was a television icon and then he proceeded to sell out. >> look at that little girl. that was fun. who won the game? >> i don't know. >> i don't know. >> i was busy eating. >> thanks again to the folks at yankees stadium. a lifetime supply of nuts. >> pennant races are heating up. a couple of weeks left in the season. the postseason kicks off tuesday, october 4th. >> that was nice. peanuts for everybody. >> i'll take one. >> that's it. hey, peanuts. have yourself some peanuts. peanuts, who wants -- here, here you go. hey, peanuts, hold on, let's just give these out. peanuts, who wants some peanuts? hey, how about some peanuts.
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hope there are no nut allergies. be careful, please, please, please. we've got to give one to billy's parents. i don't want to take any chances. peanuts, there you go. everybody has -- young man, there you go. have some peanuts. everybody gets some peanuts. oh, yeah, there you go. peanuts in the orange room. peanuts. all right, let's show you what we've got going on right now. oh, wow, pardon me while i kick the bucket. anyway, we've got sunshine up and down the east coast, some showers, though, in florida. heavy rain in the mid-atlantic states, gusty showers in the pacific northwest. also in the southwest. and we're looking for more storms and flooding in the upper mississippi river valley. heat and humidity in the mid-section of the country. heavy rain in the intermountains. temperatures warm and humid in the northeast and new england. that's what's going on around country.
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we have a few areas of fog and low clouds this morning that will yield to mostly sunny skies. warm afternoon, low to mid 80s as the temperatures on the coastline may fall back as the sea breeze kicks in. we feel summertime warmth, low to mid 80s. fall officially arriving at 10:21 with the equinox. the afternoon, beautiful weather tomorrow evening, day forecast, much cooler over the weekend with breezy and highs in the 60s. the official peanut. >> i've never had a bag of peanuts in my life. i usually have a can. mine are like in a can. coming up, christmas is three months away but i can guarantee your kids are already making their lists. let's get a sneak peek at this year's hottest toys. it's never too early. >> boy, christmas shopping?
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holidays will be here before we know it so we have to plan ahead. we can't be in line trying to get the gift and it's not there. >> this may be the earliest start ever. today lori shact is here with a look at toys kids are going to be begging for. >> we're going to unwrap some of the hottest toys. this is love to learn elmo. like always, elmo will teach your kids, he'll play fabulous games but this elmo we download an app and can customize elmo so he'll know your child's name, and work on life skills. billy, elmo has a message for you. >> do you need to use the potty? >> use the potty? >> yes, if you went then elmo would say you did it, you did it. so whether it's bedtime or brushing your teeth, elmo is really great. >> that's humiliatinging. >> so does he do sleeping at night? i love that. our princesses are going to be
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this is four feet long and there's play on both sides. there are smart points all over. when you put them on a smart point, they come to life. they talk, they sing and there's even a tea party over there that they'll interact with each other. >> oh, wow. >> okay, right there. they light up. >> that's cute! oh, my gosh. >> it's also compatible with all the other go-gos. and there's no mi it's our super duper arts studio. on two sides we have a blackboard. we have clips all over to hang paper. back here we have the whiteboard, magnetic all around and a desk. four kids can be playing at the same time. >> that is the chair, the desk -- >> everything, everything, it's adorable. >> do you like that? >> so come. i have so much more to show you guys. >> okay. we're kids at heart. >> this is air simon.
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>> it looks like the regular simon but -- just like the memory game you know but now we play in the air. so you follow the pattern. >> oh, what happened? >> okay, so watch. so you can play by yourself, you can play with friends. if four people are playing, we can use four hands to make this go. >> clearly i need to work on my sisk >> so we know that we want to keep our kids moving and active. so this is our sky fly. this is amazing. it looks like a scooter, right, and it is, but i want you to think stair master meets scooter because kids will actually pedal. i think we're actually going downstairs. look at that, they are pedaling and keeping active is awesome, right? >> al, you're down there with them?
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>> i don't think you have enough room in here. >> gordon and rebecca doing that. >> it takes a little practice. >> we've also got this hot wheels sky shock and owen showing this thing off. >> this is our hot wheels. >> hang on. al, you're still talking, right? go ahead. >> well, it's the hot wheels sky shock. this thing, it actually -- it's like an rc car, but if you've got enough room, it actually it becomes like a drone almost. and we've got devon and owen showing them off. >> that's pretty sweet. >> which is pretty nifty. >> all right. >> boom! wow. guys. >> thank you, al. back up here. so show us this. >> so we know that our kids are going to be asking for pets come this holiday season, so this is chip. chip is a robotic, ai robotic pet. >> is that a cat or dog? >> this is chip the dog.
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of ways with your wearable controller, with the ball, with the voice commands, hand commands. chip is just a puppy but let's see if he'll listen. hey, chip. hey, chip. hey, chip. >> you don't have to pick up after them. thank you so much. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. >> go christmas shopping now! one in eight women will face breast cancer. planned parenthood gives new hampshire women access to life saving cancer screenings. but ayotte voted to defund planned parenthood six times. why? because ayotte opposes a woman's right to choose. in her relentless effort to overturn roe v. wade, ayotte puts critical cancer screenings at risk, hurting new hampshire women. kelly ayotte: putting her personal interests ahead of your health care. independence usa pac is responsible
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