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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. good morning. down to the wire. with one day to go, donald trump and hillary clinton on a final battleground blitz. >> this election is a moment of reckoning. it is a choice between division or unity. >> the fbi giving clinton a last-minute boos concluding their e-mail search saying there is nothing on anthony weiner's laptop to warrant action. trump blasting that decision. >> hillary clinton is guilty. she knows it. the fbi knows it. the people know it. >> the last-minute push is on. the race is still tight. with hours to go, how will each side try to seal the deal. their campaign managers are making their final arguments
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i was thinking that i remember sitting on the show one morning and looking at you and saying, we have a year to go before the election. and that seems like 20 years ago. >> i makes. here we are, the eve of the election. we are getting ready here the a nbc news for decision night in america. it is democracy plaza. tomorrow night it will be lit up with a map of the united states and we'll see which ones go red, which ones go blue. let's get right to the state of the race. 24 hours to go, and it is tightening at the moment it matters most. our latest nbc news/survey monkey tracking poll shows
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a similar tracking poll from abc and the washington h"washington clinton's lead at just five points. a university of new hampshire survey center poll has clinton up by 11 points in that state, while in ohio, new columbus dispatch poll shows trump with a one-point advantage. we've got some new numbers on the all-important early voting. according to data provided to us by target smart, more than 42 million people have already cast their ballots, including record florida, north carolina and nevada. in a moment, we're going to be talking to the campaign managers from both sides. but let's begin our decision 2016 coverage on the eve of the election with nbc's anticipated ya mitchell. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. the 2016 campaign now again turned upside down by fbi director james comey. this time deciding that those hillary clinton e-mails on anthony weiner's laptop were either all duplicates or not
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the question now is though, is it too late to undo the political damage. >> reporter: hillary clinton in new hampshire late sunday ignoring the fbi's letter clearing her, the campaign deciding that any mention of the e-mail controversy could turn off late deciding swing voters. >> love trumps hate! let's go vote, new hampshire! >> reporter: word of comey's decision coming as clinton was arriving in cleveland sunday afternoon. her aides elated, seen reading the director's letter o comey writing, "based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in july with respect to secretary clinton." her running mate, tim kaine, reacting. >> not surprised. it sounds like the fbi director's conclusion is as we thought it would be. >> reporter: clinton now trying to remain the momentum she lost when the e-mail controversy eru erupt erupted. cavaliers star lebron james.
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future of our world. >> are you ready to vote? >> reporter: and later the gold star father, kazir khan -- >> well, thankfully, mr. trump, this isn't your america. >> reporter: but can the e-mail damage be undone? with polls opening just 24 hours from now, the clinton campaign worries the good news may not catch up to the bad news of comey's first letter ten days ago. and today on the last full day of campaigning, cnt battleground states, including an all-star rally, with both obamas, her husband, bruce springsteen and john bon jovi, then a final rally in north carolina. clinton determined to leave no vote on the table. matt and savannah? >> andrea mitchell, thank you. meanwhile, donald trump weighing in on the fbi's announcement while hitting as many states as he can squeeze in
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nbc national correspondent peter alexander is in sarasota, florida for us this morning. hi, peter, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. we've been traveling with donald trump for the final hours of this campaign. he ended his weekend here in sarasota at 3:30 this morning. he'll take the stage a short time from now. this is the 510th and final day of his campaign. as for the fbi's investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails, donald trump insists it was wrapped up prematurely. he says that the system is rigged. >> reporter: donald trump racing to the finish line, wrapping up early this morning in virginia, his fifth state of the day. >> we'll call this the midnight special speech. >> reporter: trump's casting doubt on the fbi's concluding its investigation of hillary clinton's e-mails. >> you can't review 650,000 e-mails in eight days. you can't do it, folks. >> reporter: urging voters to provide the final verdict
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the fbi knows it. the people know it. and now it's up to the american people to deliver justice at the ballot box on november 8th. >> reporter: trump's aides insist the november surprise will have no impact on his campaign. a senior trump aide telling nbc news the latest e-mail controversy has already significantly damaged clinton's campaign and motivated once reluctant suburban republicans to back trump. capping a whirlwind weekend, trump is separate battlegrounds, even targeting deep blue states like minnesota and michigan that haven't gone republican in decades. team trump is particularly confident about michigan. the latest poll giving clinton a four-point lead. but aides insist it is a dead heat. trump didn't looking back, even after a chaotic scene in reno, nevada saturday. rushed offstage by secret service. the spark, a scuffle in the front rows, someone yelling "guns." the crowd turned on a protester.
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returned to the podium. again, this morning donald trump's aides are projecting confidence about that state of michigan circling it on the map. it is where he will end his day today. he starts it here in sarasota, florida, goes to raleigh, north carolina, then scranton, pennsylvania. finally, manchester, new hampshire, before flying out to grand rapids, michigan. matt and savannah? back to you. >> peter alexander, thank you. robby mook is hillary clinton's campaign headquarters in brooklyn. >> good morning. >> about ten or so days ago when director comey released that first letter to congress saying that there were some new e-mails the fbi wanted to look into on anthony weiner's laptop and they may be pertinent to the investigation, secretary clinton had a lot to say about it. among the things she said, she thought the director's actions were unprecedented and deeply troubling. now yesterday comey comes out with another letter saying, never mind, nothing to see here,
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from secretary clinton on the subject. why? >> well, what she also said in her statement previously was that they weren't going to find anything new here. that's what director comey said. we're in the final stretches of this election. secretary clinton wants to be out there explaining her vision for where she wants to take this country. she wants to celebrate and lift up the historic voter turnout we're seeing across the country. >> but after such strong words for director comey ten days ago, is the idea now that any menti campaign rally or in the headlines is simply a taboo? >> i just think americans have heard a lot about this. the director resolved this yesterday. that's what we asked him to do, to get the information out there. and bring it to a close. and so we're going to move on and we want to talk about the voters and their lives. that's what this election should be about. >> a bit of a footnote and really a sign of the times when it comes to this election season, robby. the campaign director for
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remember if you see a whopper of a wikileaks in the next two days, it's probably a fake." does that mean you guys are sitting there holding your breath over the next 24 hours worried about some other drop of information? >> you know, we're not. we're really focused on turning out our supporters. just this weekend we made 8.1 million phone calls. we knocked on 7.2 million doors. that ground game we worked so hard to build is in full action right now. and we're seein turnout. latino and asian-american turnout has doubled in north carolina and florida. and one-third -- one-third of the asian-american and latino voters that are turning out in florida didn't vote in 2014 and 2012. that doesn't happen by accident. it is the work that our team did to register hundreds of thousands of voters and now all the work that our volunteers are doing to remind people to go vote. >> and yet, robby, we see secretary clinton in michigan
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to colorado. these are blue states. does that signal jitters on the campaign's part, perhaps the deep blue wall is not as strong as you thought? >> well, we're particularly focused these last few days on states that vote predominantly on election day. we were very focused on north carolina, florida, nevada who have early voting. now new hampshire, michigan, pennsylvania, even ohio, states where much more than half of the vote will be coming in mo prepared for either outcome tomorrow? >> you know, we're prepared for everything. but for the next 24, 48 hours, we are really focused on turning our supporters out to vote. i'm proud to announce secretary clinton will be airing an ad this reasoning, a two-minute ad with secretary clan making her closing argument to the voters. >>. clinton campaign manager robby
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the trump campaign. kel kellyanne conway is trump's campaign manager. >> good morning. >> donald trump made the most of the comey letter in late october when it came out stating there would be new e-mails particularly pertinent to the investigation that he was going to look at. he said that they were classified. i think a quote was he said those have to be beyond classified. he said she was guilty. he said there was an indictment coming. can we expect him now in light of what comey has now said to say i'd like to correct the questions, as we now. >> that's true. but his assertions have proven to be false. >> well, many people made those assertions because they kept saying, right, left and center, why in the world would you re-open or extend this investigation if you didn't have something big. even the democrats were saying that. what donald trump did not do which hillary clinton and others on the democratic side did do was viciously attack jim comey who just thought he was doing his job. first he's a hero in july, now he's the enemy -- >> whoa, let me stop you there for a second. what he said in the first place
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comey had guts, he did the right thing and he had confidence in the fbi. now after yesterday's letter, the fbi rolled over, they let clinton off, they should be ashamed of themselves. >> why re-open an investigation if there's no there there. that's something that both sides were asking. and frankly, the investigation has been a hot mess from the beginning. he said i won't prosecute her. then went on to list the whole litany of illegalities -- >> but he didn't attack comey ten days ago. he saved that for yesterday. about is the very corrupt system, the same corrupt system that's shipped our jobs and welfare overseas. it is one that's given us very bad trade deals. it is one that allows people to pour over the borders and take our jobs. >> i would say, both campaigns do this. when they like what comey does, he is a man of great integrity. when they don't like the result, he should be ashamed of himself. would you acknowledge that neither campaign exactly has clean hands when it comes to
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last week, savannah, even the president of the united states ended up saying jim comey should not be "interfering in the election." that's a pretty serious charge. if jim comey and the fbi were under pressure to re-open the investigation based on new evidence they thought they had, then that's why he acted that way. but -- >> trump said the fbi has credibility. >> but to the voters today and tomorrow what they see is somebody who represents change and taking things in a new direction. they see somebody who is an illustration of the corrupt system they don't like in for donald trump to have any chance of winning you must flip one of those traditionally blue states. >> and we will. >> if you look at the travel plans of secretary clinton, it seems like they think it might be michigan. will you win michigan? >> we will win michigan. and the great resonant arguments that donald trump is making to the voters in, say, pennsylvania and ohio, bro teprotecting the workers and coal miners that hillary clinton talked about putting out of work.
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particularly in pennsylvania. we feel really good about the closing polls in the upper midwest states in the last couple days -- last couple weeks that have been elusive to republican presidential candidates which keep on electing republicans state wide to be their chief executives and united states senators. we also look at the rocky mountain states, colorado, maybe dipping into nevada and new mexico. >> the race has tightened and a lot of people are saying donald trump has been the most disciplined candidate possible in the lt "the new york times" reports that his campaign staff actually rested his twitter account from him basically saying you're not going to tweet for yourself anymore. is that true? >> no, that's not true. i think donald trump is at his very best when he is talking about the issues. one of the great arguments he's making to the american people in the last couple weeks, if you don't like obamacare premiums rising in a state like arizona, 1 16%, over 50% in the key state of pennsylvania, then i have a
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obamacare argument and hillary clinton deciding to go super low in her closing arguments, i'm actually personally astonished that she would make everything about personal obstruction, negative insults. >> it is a little late for either campaign to claim the high ground. >> he's out there projecting his vision. >> one more >> thanks for having me. yes. >> appreciate it. steve kornacki over at the board. he's got more on the 270 electoral votes that are needed. how is it looking it this morning with 24 hours to go? >> this campaign is ending in sort of an unlikely place. the rustbelt. i don't think at the start of the campaign we thought that's where both candidates would be finishing. why are they finishing there? you can see the state of play and you can see the hole donald trump's in. these grey states are what we've
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states, with the battleground states. you lose one of these, she's over 270. the trump campaign has some particularly discouraging news out of nevada. if clinton just wins that with the tradition al battleground, she's over 270. you have a flip a state from blue to red if you're trump. you look to states that figure your demographic profile, rural populations, working class populations, probably not a large latino population given the indications we are seeing about latino he was in minnesota. he's in michigan today. pennsylvania. wants to finish in these three states. what do they see when they look in those states? they see like the upper peninsula, the rural parts of northern michigan. mccomb county outside drought. they see like the iron range in minnesota. they see the rural sort of interior pennsylvania. those are the opportunities they see. make no mistake about it, this is a long shot move by the trump campaign. there's been grey states disappear. they need to make something else happen.
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abbreviations of states? steve kornacki. >> next he'll wow us with the state capitals. >> and zip codes. >> chuck and nicolle are here as well. >> i'm surrounded by geeks. >> what's the final word? he gives the letter at the end of october. now the sort of clean bill of health as of yesterday. going back to his original decision not to prosecute. where does this land in terms of the effects? >> the effect is immeasurable because it was it was one on the polls. it really halted her growth. the focus had been on her prosecuting the case against donald trump. that shifted the focus. it also changed donald trump as a candidate. the very same article that you were asking kellyanne about has some really rich details for political junkies out there. it is in the "new york times." it is an article that anyone who cares about what goes on behind the scenes should read because it talks about how donald trump's psyche changed.
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that made him think he could win this thing. the impact is immeasurable because it changed the race we saw, of course tightening the polls, and it also changed the candidate by getting him on message. >> do we have any more on how the e-mails affected her campaign that we got crickets after yesterday. >> because there is no good news e-mail headline. it is just sort of, okay, it is not damaging. i think at the end of the day we're going to lookac this may have cost the democratic party one or two senate seats. what this also did down the ballot to galvanize republicans to basically vote like republicans again. you cannot -- we may look at the makeup of the senate and say, a comey effect. >> i'm old enough to remember when early voting didn't exist. it was absentee balloting and you had to have an excuse. early voting is huge now. i think we said like 40 million people have already voted. are there any take leaves or breadcrumbs to read in what
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had. >> part of it is that road map we just showed you. some of the indications about turnout among latino voters, energy among latino voters. if we end up seeing that in a state like florida or nevada, that could be very, very bad news for donald trump. again, that could be part of why the donald trump campaign is looking at some of those other states. >> let pea jume just end on tur and energy. on friday we said 8 in 10 people have been left repulsed and disgusted. are these people motivated to vo? weird things about campaign. you heard kellyanne heard how they end on negative campaigns? that's what motivates them. voters are motivated by things they fear. there has also been a lot of talk about a hidden trump vote. think anecdotally there may be a lot of hillary vote, a lot of women voting differently from their spouses, a lot of women quietly pulling the lever despite of her baggage. i think there will be a lot of lessons on wednesday morning. >> thank you.
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covered tomorrow on election day. we'll get you started right here on "today." then our special prime time coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 pacific, and then wake up for us on wednesday morning, for those who actually go to sleep. we'll have all the election results and analysis. >> now let's get the weather from mr. roker. we've got heavy showers and thunderstorms from freeport into no new orleans. we'll be watching this today, rainfall amounts from two to three inches from getting heavier rain into oklahoma and texas as well. and what about the battleground states? weather is not all that bad throughout much of the country. but tomorrow as far as some of the toss-up states, for example, ohio looks to be the worst. showers and thunderstorms from toledo, lima, columbus. new hampshire, weather looks pretty good there. sunshine and temperatures upper 50s into the low 60s. we'll look at more toss-up
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seven-day forecast does bring in some showers on wednesday. >> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> all right, al, thank you very much. coming up -- america going to pot? the issue of legalizing marijuana on the ballot in several states. why one state's vote could be a game changer. and "snl" gets real. how the show tapped into the mood of country with final message to voters before election day. but first, this is "today" on
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coastline. especially down through the cape. that's where we'll see more clouds mixed in, at least through the first half of the day. otherwise seasonably cool through the afternoon. temperatures enter the lower 50s. we'll add about ten degrees tomorrow. election day, low to mid-60s. lots of sunshine on tuesday. >> christa: chris, thank you. right now police are investigating a accident that sent a car into the charles river in cambridge. crews pulled this car out of the water early this morning. we're told two vehicles were involved in this crash, one of them ending up rolling into the water there. hopped out before the car went inch and a driver who is accused of hitting and dragging a billerica police officer is due in court today. according to the "globe," the man turned himself over to police on saturday. police say he dragged an officer who had been investigating some suspicious activity. this was on friday. the officer is set to be recovering right now. don't forget, we're back in 25 minutes i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue
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7:30, monday morning, november 7th, 2016. it is a clear, crisp midtown morning here in manhattan. they'll have a tre while. the rockettes. meanwhile, inside studio 1a, let's take a look at some headlines. we begin with sat news overnight. janet reno, the first woman to serve as u.s. attorney general, has died. the 78-year-old was battling parkinson's disease and spent her final days at home in miami surrounded by her family and friends. police in south carolina have discovered a second body on the property where a missing woman was found alive chained
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week. remains found on friday, meanwhile, have been identified as that woman's boyfriend. investigators now say the 45-year-old suspect has also confessed to killing four people in an unsolved 2003 shooting. fbi director james comey says his agency found no evidence to warrant criminal charges against hillary clinton over those e-mails on anthony weiner's laptop. donald trump, quick to weigh in. >> hillary clinton is guilty. the fbi knows it. the people know it. and now it's up to the american people to deliver justice at the ballot box on november 8th. >> for her part, clinton did not mention the fbi's decision during a campaign stop in new hampshire. of course, the presidency is not the only thing people will be voting on tomorrow. legalizing marijuana for recreational use is on the ballot in five states, including
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good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. it is crazy to think that in 1912, california was actually the first state to ban marijuana. now many experts are saying if california legalizes, it could turn the tide for the rest of the country. at venice beach in california, a doctor will prescribe you a medical marijuana card for $40. but people on the boardwalk will tell you, pot is so easy to get, some don't even bother with the prescription. >> you can just come like amsterdam or something like that. >> reporter: on the ballot in california, arizona, nevada, massachusetts and maine, whether to legalize. for most states, that means six plants for personal use and allows people over 21 to people up to an ounce. >> so this is what an ounce looks like. >> this is an ounce. 28 grams. >> reporter: while in maine, voters will be asked to legalize up to 2 1/2 ounces. nationwide, polls are showing support for pot is at an all-time high.
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legalization. in colorado, the first state to legalize recreational use, the govern once opposed to legalization is now optimistic. >> i step back now and look at it and say, you know, it just might work. >> reporter: but in the colorado town of pueblo, voters are being asked if they want to repeal legalization. district attorney from denver has written a letter to california saying they've seen an increase in crime, marijuana related traffic deaths and calls to poison control. and in californ t to legalization are taking to the airwaves with ads warning about the dangers to kids. >> children could be exposed to ads promote pentagon marijuana gummy candy and brownies. the same products blamed for a spike in emergency room visits in colorado. >> reporter: if the measure passes in california, the marijuana market could be bigger than the economies of some small countries. experts estimate it could bring in over $1 billion in tax revenue alone. >> if california votes yes, it's
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the end of the war on marijuana in the united states of america. period. >> reporter: when it comes to the rest of the country, experts estimate that it could reach $40 billion, this industry reaching $40 billion worth of marijuana sales by the year 2020. matt and savannah? >> gadi schwartz, thank you. kind of an artsy shot. >> right out of a cheech and chong movie. >> there's actually a country. let's show you what we've got going on. in fact, this is just what we were talking about last week -- the widespread warmth. it continues. big ridge of high pressure. look at these temperatures. portland, 66. 11 degrees above average in billings. 60 degrees. springfield, 62. chicago, 17 degrees above average into the 60s. tomorrow, election day, more of the same. lots of warmth everywhere with the exception of the southwest where we'll be looking at a lot of rain and the warm weather
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these toss-up states, how about utah? see what the weather is looking like there. again, not that bad. we are expecting to see plenty of sunshine. temperatures in the upper 60s and 70s. and north carolina again another toss-up state. we'll be looking at beautiful weather. plenty of sunshine. temperatures upper 60s to the low 70s. >> chris: good monday morning, everyone. a few clouds backing in along the coastline, especially down across the cape. overall do exp lot of us, especially from the coastline. a little cool today, but it's seasonal. then it look like i'm showing you bank map going into tomorrow. that means clear skies tonight, clear skies tomorrow, and a milder day for tuesday itself. near 50 this afternoon. low to mid-60s by tomorrow afternoon. so an enjoyable day across the area. seven-day forecast does bring in >> the latest election day weather, check out other friends at the weather channel.
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during this campaign -- except on "saturday night live." over the weekend they mixed the usual laughs with a very serious message. with one of the most divisive elections coming to an end, "saturday night live" brought donald trump and hillary clinton together. >> i'm sorry, kate. i just hate yelling all this stuff at you like this. >> reporter: their on-stage counterparts, alec baldwin and kate mckinnon, break being the running off to times square in a show of unity capping the end of a tense campaign season. it's all baldwin's trump and mckinnon's clinton insulting their way to the white house. >> he is a bully. >> shut up. >> he started the birther movement. >> you did. >> reporter: for months the "snl" cast has put their s satirical campaign, all the
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candidates. i'm better than ever. let's do. >> i'd like to begin tonight by attempting a casual lean. portraying the democratic nomin nominee. but it is alec baldwin's donald trump that's garnered the most attention. >> are you not entertained. >> reporter: needling the candidate after the now-famous >> i deeply apologize. >> are you trying to say apologize. >> >> no, i would never do that. what i am doing is apple-o-gizing. >> cameras made it look like the billionaire was looming behind clinton during the second debate. >> number two, women can't be charged more than men for health insurance. and number four -- ah! >> you don't really want to
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this far. >> reporter: even bringing in tom hanks to question trump over his assertion that the media is out to get him. >> all of the newscasters are making me look so bad. >> how are we doing that? >> by taking all of the things i say and all of the things i do and putting them on tv. >> reporter: but the real trump is unimpressed tweeting that baldwin's impression stinks. but clinton didn't come out unscathed. mckinnon repeatedly ducking questions about the e-mail controversy. >> let's get to what's the big story of the week. >> please be his taxes, please be his taxes, please be his taxes. >> secretary's e-mails. >> ooh-kay. >> week after week. >> so you're just never going to answer a question about your e-mails. >> no. but it was a very cute to watch you try. >> reporter: now with one of the most heated campaigns ever wrapping up, the comedians are getting serious. >> none of this will have mattered if you don't vote. >> and we can't tell you who to
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of country we want to live in. and live from new york, it's saturday night! >> this election season has been very good to "snl." seeing its best ratings in nearly eight years and the audience for its premier alone was 29% higher than last year. there was something about seeing kate mckinnon and alex baldwin out on the streets of new york that was actually very moving. >> it taps into something real that you wish everyone could just hug it out after rock to sometimtimes square on l day. hoda, thank you very much. tamron's over in the orange room. >> seeing alec baldwin and kate mckinnon break down party barriers had so many people reacting online. the end of tonight's "snl" cold open was profound, unexpected and one of the most essential moments i've ever seen on the
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april was more emotional about their approach tweeting out that "snl" opener was the saddest i've ever seen. americans hugging and holding hands across party lines feels like such an impossible dream. david wrote this when he said, alec baldwin and kate mckinnon just crushed opening skit. if there is anything good about this election, it was them. and this is not the last time we'll see baldwin and mckinnon's character. "snl" has put together an election special that airs tonight, 10:00, 9:00 central on nbc. we'll see more perhaps. >> tamron, thank you. coming up on "popstart!" -- the one thing you should never do if you want to stay on tom hanks' good ? happy thanks for giving! thanks for giving lien the strength to outrun her brother. thanks for giving victor the energy to be the rowdiest fan. and joseph, the ability to see monsters.
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donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. >> sarah: it's 7:an as you take a look over boston. chris lambert has a check of the >> chris: quiet day, sarah. some clouds have backed in off the ocean along the coastline. they will be moist noltable at the coast, especially across southeastern massachusetts. election day 63 degrees. we will warm italiana up - warming it up as we get into tuesday. chilly by the weekend. >> sarah: police are investigating an accident that set a car into the deliver in cambridge. two cars were involved in an accident. one ended up rolling into the
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hopped out before the car went into the water. police are searching for suspects after shots were fired in boston. officers say the bullets shattered several bullets at a home last night. no one was hurt. so far no arrests have been made. we're back in 25 minutes with
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8:00 on "today." coming up -- 24 hours to go. as the candidates barnstorm across key swing states, the fbi clears hillary clinton in the latest e-mail probe prompting dona t >> you can't review 650,000 e-mails in eight days. >> while clinton calls for americans to come together to defeat her rival. >> this election is a moment of reckoning. it is a choice between division or unity. >> so with voters finally heading to the polls, will we be able to put an end to our election anxiety? ? let me go home ? snow.
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michael bouble and his wife receive and outpouring of love and support as they reveal their 3-year-old son, noah, has cancer. and don't mess with tom hanks. the hollywood a-lister and beloved "good guy" reveals the one thing he can't tolerate "today," monday, november 7th, 2016. >> we ar city marathon! >> i just ran the marathon, now i say hi to you, al. ? >> good morning for our husbands. you're missing out! >> from virginia, we love today! woo! we're back now, 8:00 on a
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2016. we got a big crowd out on the plaza this morning on a chilly post-marathon morning. we got a lot of people wearing the medals around their necks. congratulations to all of you runners. >> i'm always so amazed that they're here and they're standing and they're so proud. >> instead of icing their legs down, they just stand outside. >> exactly. of course, it is election eve. check it out, we're ady legendary rockettes are here and they're going to perform for us in just a little while. first an update on our "today's original project." mine with shinola on friday, people came to the nbc shop here at rockefeller seshtcenter, the lined up to buy the notecards, planners and journals. they are all soldout online.
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replenished. look for that on and the proceeds go to the kids of the detroit edison public school academy. hey, speaking of great causes, matt and i, i can see our stubble growing. no shave "today" campaign. in our survey, 92% of guys told us mental health issues are going under under reported. we'll try to do our part as we raise awareness through men's health all month long. >> we like to remind people why it is for a good news. we begin with the race for the white house. i'm kristen welker in manchester, new hampshire, heading into the final 24 hours of this race. hillary clinton getting some welcome news. the fbi saying there's nothing there in its review of thousands of newly discovered e-mails. its review now concluded, but donald trump is gaining ground and isn't letting up. >> reporter: this morning, hillary clinton vindicated over
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but staying on message delivering her closing argument in new hampshire sunday. >> this election is a moment of reckoning. it is a choice between division or unity. >> reporter: this after a november surprise. sunday fbi director james comey announcing the new probe into clinton's e-mails is over, writing in a letter to congress, based on our lee view, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in july with respect to nbc news has learned the review of thousands of e-mails found on anthony weiner's laptop established nearly all of those to and from clinton while she was secretary of state were duplicates. or they weren't related to government business at all. wiener is the estranged husband of clinton's top aide, huma abedin. clinton not mentioning the fbi decision all day. instead, leaving that to her team. >> not surprised.
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unequivocal. >> reporter: donald trump, who crisscrossed five states sunday trying to shore up a narrow path to 270, not letting up. >> right now she is being protected by a rigged system. >> reporter: after praising director comey nearly two weeks ago for looking into the newly discovered e-mails -- >> i respect that very much. >> reporter: -- sunday in michigan, trump reversed course. >> you can't review 650,000 new e-mails in eight days. >> reporter: camn kelly anne conway piling on. >> do you think they went through hundreds of thousands of e-mails in a week? because that may strike a lot of americans as unusual. >> reporter: now the focus for both candidates, getting out the vote. >> vote for yourselves, vote for your children, vote for your grandchildren. >> reporter: in a final push today, clinton barnstorming in michigan, north carolina.
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michigan, a blue state he is fighting to turn red. >> hillary clinton is guilty. she knows it. the fbi knows it. >> reporter: and we are getting our final snapshot of this race. our nbc news/survey monkey online poll out today shows secretary clinton with a six-point lead nationally in a four-way match-up. according to one of secretary clinton's top campaign officials, she will be releasing her latest ad tonight, two minutes of clinton talking straight to camera, her final their say. matt? savannah? >> kristen welker, thank you. we'll get things started on election day right here on "today." then our special prime time coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. eastern. we will of course have all of the results on "today" wednesday morning. >> we hope we'll have all the results on wednesday morning. you never know. >> yes. other news now, people in oklahoma are assessing the damage this morning caused by a strong earthquake that rumbled through that state on sunday
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that's a major oil hub about 50 miles to the southwest of tulsa. no major injuries are reported, but the shaking did damage some buildings. schools are closed today so officials can make sure they're safe. the quake was felt as far away as iowa, illinois and texas. a popular fall tradition in delaware has been marred by a serious accident. this happened sunday. the video captures the incident. parts of an air cannon that firespk when it was fired. the parts, including a metal door, struck a 39-year-old woman in the head and the face. this morning she's reported in critical condition at a local hospital. a 56-year-old man also was hurt but his injuries were not life threatening. just ahead, a difficult battle ahead for michael bouble and his family as his son is diagnosed with cancer. and then the one thing all voters seem to agree on -- why this campaign has our stress and
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facebook. "we are devastated about the recent cancer diagnosis of our oldest son, noah, who is currently undergoing treatment in the u.s." ? some day i know it will all turn out ? >> reporter: the canadian singer writing, we have always been very advocate cal about the importance of family and the love we have for our children. my wife and i have put our careers on hold in order to devote all our time and attention to helping noah get well. confirm the type of cancer noah has, but bouble's sister-in-law told an argentinean tv station that it is not leukemia. "it's cancer, but it's not leukemia, nor is it in his central nervous system." on social media, an outpouring of sympathy from fans and friends. singer rod stewart tweeting, all our love to noah. harry connick jr. writing, let's all pray for noah so he can win
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battling breast cancer had this to say at an american cancer society function this saturday. "i can't even begin to touch that one, to be honest, because it is a 3-year-old. i would imagine your child having cancer is dev state asta a parent." childhood cancers are extremely rare and make up 1% of all cancers diagnosed in the u.s., but cancer is still the leading cause of death from disease in children. >> childhood cancer has a much higher cure rate than adults. we cure nearl group of our kids diagnosed with cancer, which is much higher than an adult with cancer. >> reporter: in addition to their son, noah, michael bouble and his wife also have a 9-month-old son, eli. bouble often brings his family on tour with him and regularly includes them in his preconcert rituals. now they're holding out hope,
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difficult time, we ask only for your prayers and respect for our privacy. we have a long journey in front of us and hope that with the support of family, friends and fans around the world we will win this battle, god willing." michael and his wife have been married since 2011. they're also parents to 9-month-old eli. we wish them all and of course noah the very best. >> certainly do, natalie. thank you very much for that. we turn to al. >> let's look and give you an idea country today. we're looking at wet weather moving into the pacific northwest. we have a frontal system bringing rain from minneapolis all the way down, heavier rain and showers and thunderstorms down through the lower gulf coast. here's that front pushing through on election day. really the only big problem is going to be ohio. we are looking at showers there in the battleground states. wet weather down in the gulf, on into texas. record highs in the pacific northwest. plenty of sunshine, utah and on into arizona. along the eastern seaboard tomorrow, we've got great
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>> chris: good monday morning, everyone. a few clouds backing in along the coastline, especially down across the cape. overall do expect mainly sunny skies into this afternoon for a lot of us, especially from the coastline. a little cool today, but it's seasonal. then it look like i'm showing you bank map going into tomorrow. that means clear skies tonight, clear skies tomorrow, and a milder day for tuesday itself. near 50 this afternoon. low to mid-60s by tomorrow afternoon. so an enjoyable day across the >> that's your latest weather. before we get to "trending," we want to issue congratulations to craig melvin and his wife, lindsey. welcoming a baby girl on saturday. that's just so fantastic. she joins her big brother. >> look at them. >> you didn't know if it was
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>> so small! congratulations to everybody. >> tends to be the way it happens. >> i guess so. >> adorable family. our best to them. let's go to "trending." >> they are the two words that strike fear in the heart of every wedding guest -- drunk uncle. no. actually, the on sit. dry wedding. meaning no alcohol will be served. this morning, it is sparking a debate on the internet as a growing number couples opt for dry weddings. a lot o alcohol prevents people from doing dumb things at a wedding, ruining the day. also, it is a lot cheaper. but others say alcohol helps people loosen up and have more fun. >> yes! >> what a shock, that comes from you, hoda. on twitter we asked you are alcohol-free weddings sensible or are they stingy? what do you think the results would be? >> stingy. >> i think stingy. people want it. part of the reason you go. >> 62% say stingy.
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>> well, i mean the booze is like the most expensive part of the wedding. besides, especially with the friends we all have. >> if you've ever been to a wedding where someone over -- >> not pretty. have a good time. just enjoy. >> that's true. well, food waste. you guys like leftovers? me, too. there is a in you app that's trying to be part of the solution when it comes to food waste and leftover called food for all. it lets you restaurants have left over before they close for the night. you buy the food that didn't sell that day. you get it for 50% to 80% less. it is an app that's in development right now. i think an mba student came up with it. the creator is raising money on kick starter, hopes to launch the app next summer. do we like this idea? >> yes. >> i like it if tn doesn't take away from another great idea -- which is a lot of restaurants in
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who don't get it otherwise. >> restaurants are a hard business. if you can take that food that would have been wasted and make some money on it. >> sure. there is a specialty dish and they have something left over, ingredients, go pick it up. i like it. >> i'm going to mention a couple of things. tell me if you're with me and remember this. ice bucket challenge? >> yes. >> the water bottle challenge? >> right. >> now the latest internet craze is called the manikin challenge. it involves people making a dramatic pose, then freezing in place to look like manikins. this challenge started with high school students, but now it's spread to celebrities like kevin hart and athletes like members of the new york giants and the pittsburgh steelers.
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tamron. >> we didn't even plan this. >> no. do "popstart!." >> al! action! al, come back to us! al! it's over! >> it's never over. >> it's over now. >> somebody pour ice water over his head. while we regroup and get al back, tom hanks is known as the nicest guy in hollywood but in an interview, tom revealed the one tng off. and that's when someone tries to take advantage of his kindness by lying. tom saying, if you lie to me, you're going to be in big trouble. i think by and large, i am a good-natured man and i give everybody a fair shake. but if someone takes advantage of that good nature, well then, you're going to suffer the wrath of a lover scorned. i'm pretty decent guy but i'm not a lightweight. i'm not a sucker.
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>> sounds like tom's had a recent bad experience. >> he's not getting around whoever he was directing that to. next, ryan seacrest taking a job away from his sister's side for her wedding. ryan didn't just attend the ceremony in mexico, he was the man of honor. ryan stepping up for his younger sister making sure she had her dress and posing for photos with other members of the bridal party. ryan said he was proud to be the man of celebrities turned out on sunday for the annual new york city marathon. olivia wilde shared this video from the sidelines and she as other spectators cheered on the runners. drew barrymore also in the house. she and her husband finalized their divorce back in august but drew showed up to support her ex and shared this photo of the couple's daughter giving him a hug after the race. al roker is still frozen. >> how is this possible? >> can you dust him off? just dust him.
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>> it's like we went to madam tussaud's all of a sudden. all right, al, stay right there. the presidential race is coming down to the wire. but with just a day to go, one thing is already clear. this race has been stressful. >> you see what it's done to al. hallie jackson is here with that part of the story. so many people feel sick to their stomachs. >> yeah. everybody is stressed out about this. not to totally bring down the mood, but already 60 proud of america right now because of this election. that is more than five times the number that we saw back in 2008. regardless of who's the president, there is one thing that we know for sure -- the mood of this nation is stressed out. >> reporter: after nearly 600 days of a grueling, grinding campaign, tomorrow cannot come soon enough for most of us. >> i am stressed because i just think the candidates have such
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are angry either way. >> the united states just seems like there's so much animosity right now. no one wants to just -- cornny as it sounds -- just get along. >> is election stress like the one thing right now that's actually bringing everybody together? >> you know, that's a great question. i think in a lot of ways it is, yeah. >> reporter: regardless of whether they lean red or blue, recent surveys show more than half of americans are disgusted with this campaign and call the election a significant source of it's not just the frayed nerves, but the fatigue. we really are losing sleep. getting less of it after big moments like debates where the rhetoric's ratcheted up more than ever, it seems. >> is to replenish -- >> such a nasty woman. >> i am sick and tired of the negative, dark, divisive, dangerous vision and behavior of people who support donald trump.
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antagonistic campaigns filled with a lot of angry, negative rhetoric. we also think that social media is playing a role in people's amount of election related stress. >> i think especially seeing it on facebook with the insane statuses, all of the instagrams. everyone's pretty sick of it. >> i have blocked a lot of people. a lot of people that i thought were friends. i just had to hide them on facebook. >> reporter: facebook says they've had 5.3 billion likes, posts, comments, and shares related nine months of this year alone. not easy to escape an election that's everywhere. >> i actually stopped watching most of the news about it months ago. >> because you were getting to stressed? >> yeah. it was too bothersome. all the sound bites and the quotes. and i had basically made up my mind. >> reporter: the good news -- this 2016 slog's soon to be history. >> hopefully it's a reaction of relief. i'm hoping. but i guess it is really going
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warning. >> i don't expect everyone to feel 100% better come wednesday morning. if the candidate that you supported didn't win, you're likely to be disappointed and there is going to be a period of time where you will likely feel angry and sadness. >> reporter: after 594 days, a few more in store as the election hangover hangs around. >> while we may talk about a gender gap in this campaign, there is not one when it comes to all this. the american psychological association says men and women are equally is stressing them out. i know it is a bummer, but at least we have thanksgiving to talk about it. >> to mend fences. >> al has reenmated. >> i'm out. >> but you're right, it is not like after the election it is going to be fine. >> refriend all of the people you unfriended. you know? >>. coming up, jason sudeikes is here to talk about family, fun
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>> this is 7news now. >> chris: good morning. it's 8:27 on this monday. live look outside of what's a chilly start to the work week. let's get over the chris lambert with a peek at that forecast. >> chris: mix of sun and clouds in boston. 37 cool degrees in the city. 36 in bedford. milder across the cape. some clouds backing in across ocean, but do expect especially away from the coastline more sun than cloud cover this afternoon. close to 50 this afternoon. tomorrow much warmer here. we're talking low to mid-60s. the pick of the week will be on tuesday. some showers around wednesday into wednesday night. colder by the weekend. >> kris: chris, thanks so much. the driver accused of hitting and dragging a billerica police officer is due in court today. according to the "globe," eric
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police saturday. he dragged an officer who had been investigating suspicious activity. that offerser is going to be okay. police are looking for suspecteds in a deadly shooting and stabbing that happened in everett. sources tell 7news it appears to have been a drug deal gone wrong on sunday. we're told the victim was shot and stabbed by two suspects who then took off toward boston. investigators also looking for witnesses in the roxbury fire that killed one person and severely burned another. right now they are still trying to figure out what started that fire at a condemned home. the flames broke out saturday morning, eventually causing that house to cole. 7news "today in new england" returns at 9:00. we'll see you then. kate: my mom and i love shooting hoops. but you know what - she could still learn a few things from me - just like i've learned a lot from her. mom helps with homework... she helped dad start his business... and she even fought to put bad guys in jail. now, mom helps make laws that help people - especially when they need it most. i'm really proud of her.
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on't remember!? ? ? it is november 7th. but we are in the mood for christmas around here because the world-famous rockettes are here. they're going to be back with another performance from their christmas spectacular in a bit. it always amazes. also with us, jason sudeikes is here this morning to talk
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family and these cool shoes he's got on. >> can i just say a quick thank you to somebody? because there's never anything printed up with my name on it, like a keychain or anything. look what just happened! look what just happened! thank you. >> made by a marathoner, no less. thank you so much! >> he gave us mugs last year and he gave us a flight next then you're going to learn how to dress up your holiday table with centerpieces worth praising. and two superstars chefs put their best spins on show-stealing thanksgiving day dishes. >> it's all about the sides. who cares about the turkey. it is the sides. >> superstar chefs. can we agree it is wintry now in. >> it is brisk. very fall-like. i wouldn't go quite so far as winter. >> that's ladies choice. >> let's see what we've got forecast wise for you.
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down through the lower gulf coast. we're watching that along there. showers around the great lakes, sunshine along the eastern seaboard. as we get into the middle part of the week, much of the country dry, though wet weather in the pacific northwest. temperature wise much of the country above normal. that will be kind of nice. but then as we head toward the midweek period we'll start to see things getting back to normal, especially down through the gulf. look for much above weather still throughout much of >> chris: good monday morning, everyone. a few clouds backing in along the coastline, especially down across the cape. overall do expect mainly sunny skies into this afternoon for a lot of us, especially from the coastline. a little cool today, but it's seasonal. then it look like i'm showing you bank map going into tomorrow. that means clear skies tonight, clear skies tomorrow, and a milder day for tuesday itself. near 50 this afternoon.
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afternoon. so an enjoyable day across the area. seven-day forecast does bring in >> don't forget, you can get weather any time you need. just go to the weather channel on cable. jason sudeikes is a busy guy these days. few weeks ago he welcomed his second child, a little girl named daisy with fiance olivia wi wilde. now he's starring in the off made famous by of course robin williams in the movie. this is a bold move. congratulations. good morning. >> thank you. thank you. >> don't know whether i'm talking about the new baby or the role. >> both are brave endeavors. >> easy decision or tough decision to bring this iconic movie story and this iconic role played by a guy like robin williams to the stage? >> easy decision with the elements and the story. easy in the sense like it is an amazing character.
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still relevant and still prescient in the same ways as it is like kind of timeless. but then the actual endeavor of playing a part so -- captured so beautifully and so iconically by an absolute iconic hero of my personally was one that i had to be very thoughtful with. >> you said so relevant. so needed right now. this is unequivocally an inspirational story. after what we've just lived through for the last year, year-and-a-half, this really is going to go well with audiences. >> iop i think we've done ten shows now. yeah, it still hits people. i had friends of mine who had never seen the film. be just like this is a story. everybody that read it got teary eyed by the end of the play. >> just to make sure -- maybe there are some people who don't know the story, it is a story of a group of teenage boys at a prestigest prep school and one of their teachers is a guy named john keating who inspires them. tell me about him.
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rabble-rouser. he is an alum of the school. he was a rhodes scholar. he went to oxford. he has a very different way of teaching, encouraging kids to think for themselves and outside of the box, not just the path the school has for them. >> i've seen the movie probably 20 times. every time i listen to some of the speeches that keating gives in that movie, i think back to people in my life. who was the john keating character in my life. did you have one? >> i had a co i think that's one of the biggest things that i've benefited from, is the accidental or actual mentoring that i received. but, yeah, i had a great high schoolteacher named sally shipley. i had amazing directors and teachers in my chicago second city experience. tina fey over -- just across the street here was a big mentor for me in my early days of writing at "snl." lorn certainly.
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tarn parents can be that way but it doesn't need to be familial. it could be in your cul-de-sac or the guys that played led zeppelin or the beasty boys. you're like what is it? as long as you can keep encouraging people to sort of look beyond what they are -- their own baggage can sort of get in the way of them seeing, it is a nice gesture to offer. >> being on stage every night is going to take you away from bath time for a while. >> that's true. >> is that thing? >> i shower now. >> i don't mean you. >> oh! sorry. okay. >> talking about the baby. >> it's all right. it's all right. again, i think i've got six little boys to watch over when i'm away from him now in my class. yeah. he'll have to deal with it. >> any sense of just wishing you were at "snl" this year with this kind of -- with the riches they are devouring every week in this political season? >> no. it's been fun to watch though. they've been doing an amazing
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to do a trump/biden boxing match, i was a phone call away. get romney in there, too. yeah. but it's -- you know, it's great just to see what they're doing and to view it as like a guy who played the game for a while and is retired and can be sort of like, i know what they're feeling, i understand the microscope they've under. >> you played the game highest level. and this is going to be "dead poet's society" currently running through december 18th at the classic stage company right here in new york. up next, how to make your very own creative and cost-effective centerpiece for your holiday table. jason, you want to stick around for that. but first, this is "today" on nbc. i'm colin van ostern, and this is my father-in-law, rich. and this is peter and patrick. i agreed to do a tv ad only if my grandkids were in it, too.
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with the holidays fastly approaching, you are probably looking for a way to up your game when it comes to your holiday table decor. good morning. congrats on the book. i think people like they sometimes get into the flower rut like you've got to do flowers and you have some different ideas. >> absolutely. oftentimes you can just gather things already in the house, you can get creative with it and you can actually put things on the table that can be good conversation starters. >> i love this first idea. you are the centerpiece. how would you do this if you were having guests? >> what i love is the idea that you would put something in the center that people really like want to talk about. oftentimes during this time of year we're gathering people who haven't seen each other so i think it is a great idea to ask your guests ahead of time, submit your favorite image from the year. submit an image from your favorite vacation, a wedding, something special. then use the frames around your house to put down the middle of the table. it is a great conversation starter and it gives everybody
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cards, too. you don't have to use expensive frames. you can get the cheap ones or what you got around the house. is there absolutely. it is a great way to refreshen your frames. this time of year people forget because everything is digital to freshen up your frames. so it is a good reminder to do that. >> another super cute idea, books. not just any books. you get recommendations from your guests. >> again, ask your guests ahead of time, what's your favorite read of the year? shift the topic away fro politics to this and put some books down the middle of the table to again generate some great conversation, give everybody a reason to participate. what's really nice about this is if you want to go the extra distance, it is a great parting gift. people can take home a book that they didn't contribute. >> that's great. so a party favor. then i see these movie signs for the placards. what's the idea there? had. >> so instead of a typical place cardholder, ask everybody ahead of time, what's your favorite tv show of the year?
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and then use those as the place card holders. it gives people a chance to kind of walk around the table beforehand, sort of figure out, a, where they're sitting, but, b, what everybody else contributed. again, it gives people a reason to generate a conversation. >> i love that that's really getting a unique conversation going. dessert as centerpiece, a beautiful idea whose time has time. >> this is from my favorite bakery, sweet henrietta's. but you can use you want. desserts are so often relegated to the end. they're tucked away in the kitchen. if you have a beautiful cake or beautiful pie, why not let that be the centerpiece? you don't have to go the extra distance of spending money on cut flowers. use your bread as a place cardholder. again, give people the thought that if i like what i'm seeing, i will save a little extra room during the meal. >> that's always a good reminder
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dessert. thank you so much and congrats on the new book. coming up next, the perfect side dishes to go with your fancy centerpiece.
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we areback now, 8:45. week two of our special series "today food all-star thanksgiving." this month we're pairing chefs to help make your holiday seamless and lidia bastianich is serving a special thanksgiving menu and andrew caramelini of lucca, also here in new york. guys, thanks for being here for thanksgiving. we're making a vegetable we've all gone 180 degrees on. brussel sprouts.
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you're going to roast them. i'm going to saute them in a pan until it gets nice and caramelized. >> i read through these recipes, i love them both. they're very different. just starting off by having them. is that the best way to do it? >> the leaves like this. i like to use leaves as well. just open it up. you know that intense flavor that you feel, that sulfur flavor, you kind of release it if tu let it out. >> these get all crispy, too. >> the leaves. >> yeah. it is like little chips. >> you don't want to waste anything. food. so here are the ingredients. you saw how we cleaned the brussels sprouts. olive oil, bacon. you saute the bacon. you just take the bacon off. and you drain it off. and you put it -- >> leave all that good stuff in the pan. >> exactly. you add the onions to that just like that. garlic. you make kind of a hotspot here,
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very nice. a little bit of. he pepperoncini. a little bit of vinegar. you let it steam. you let it sweat. about 15 minutes. 15, 20 minutes. nice and easy. you want to caramelize it just like that. this is how you want it. this is where the flavor is. you know t green vegetables. yeah, they are nice to look and everything, but these taste delicious. >> look how you garnished your dish over there. >> but a little bit of -- >> walnuts. >> just crunchiness and a little bit of flavor. >> come on back and join us. thank you. andrew, what's different about your recipe? >> i'm italian but thinking about thanksgiving and i love apples, i love celery. i'm doing like a sweet and sour apple brussel sprout thing. >> i wish people could smell
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>> i like to put them in the oven. so i just salt and pepper, olive oil, put it in the oven, get it nice and crispy. take apple cider. reduce by three-quarter, and add a little apple cider vinegar. >> why? just to offset the sweetness? >> yeah. a kind ever sweet and sour apple glaze. very, very american. put some black pepper in there. you have this kind of glaze. it is great because the brussels sprouts are a little bit better and you have this >> we've got people downstairs trying both these recipes. >> really, really good. >> delicious. >> this is a great thanksgiving thing just put that glaze over the brussels sprouts. toss them around to get them all glazed. the bottom of the celery plant, if you can't find this, you can use fennel. fennel works really well.
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really good for you. we make a little salad. fresh apple on there. little bit of the celery root. breadcrumbs because i love that texture. put it in the center. you can make the glaze the day before so you don't have to stress about doing it the day of. >> perfect. guys, downstairs, not a competition. you like them both? >> both winners. >> you know what's interesting though? we do have two votes for andrew's and two votes for lydia's. but everyone agrees, they're both es happy thanksgiving. you're going to be back november 23rd, along with more than 30 other chefs for a huge thanksgiving celebration on the plaza. going to have more recipes from two more chefs in our next half-hour. of course, you can find all these great ideas at our website, up next, a live performance from the world-famous rockettes out on that chilly plaza. but first, this is "today"
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we are back with something that we look forward to every single year. the world-famous radio city rockettes live on the plaza. >> thaerts. they a that's right. they're performing a number from their upcoming christmas spectacular. ladies, take it away!
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and if you're in new york, i feel like the christmas spectacular is something you absolutely must see every season. >> just if you wondered if the rockettes are in great shape, not only do they do this all christmas long, we make you do an interview after doing a dance number. try to explain. i've been to the show. i brought my mom. it was wonderful. i think it is acrobatic. how would you describe it? >> it is very athletic. we do 90 minutes in a show, up to eight numbers in a show. sometimes you can do it up to four times a day. audience, and just spread the joy, it is such a wonderful take-away. >> if you've seen it -- i've seen it a bunch of times with my nieces -- every time you go back, there is something new so it is interesting for everybody. >> absolutely. every season there are always little tweaks, little changes. >> can we give a shout out to the garden of dreams foundation? had. >> yes. this season we are so, so excited to make time for joy and through the garden of dreams this season we can spread the
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for every 15 tickets purchased from now until november 15th, we then donate one ticket, up to 2,000 tickets, to the garden of dreams foundation and get to spread the joy to them. >> they do wonderful, wonderful work. >> sara, you look so good in that hat. don't give it back. don't give it back. >> you can check out the radio city rockettes at the christmas spectacular.
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where graffiti is popping up here and across the country. >> a former u.s. attorney general passing away. more on janet reno's career. and many of us start out with temperatures in the low 20s are we looking at chilly weather as we head to the polls. kate: my mom and i love shooting hoops. but you know what -
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>> one last push as election day nears tomorrow. both campaign rallying voters up in new hampshire as america gets ready to choose the president. also coming up this morning breaking news a political ground breaker passes away. more on the life and the career of janet reno. >> and a car plunging into the charles river. how the driver in manages to stay dry. good morning. 9:00 on this monday. thanks so much for making us a part of your day. >> we have a busy week on tap. it's looking like nice election day forecast. >> a little bit chilly today. had to bring out the big boy coats. we did have a chilly start actually much colder than yesterday morning. good news we're looking at gorgeous weather both today as well as you head to polls tomorrow.


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