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the ultimate outsider pulling off a stunning victory as hillary clinton concedes. good wednesday morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> kris: and i'm kris anderson. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp reporting live this morning from new york city, midtown manhattan. we're at the corner of 5th avenue and 57th street where just over my shoulder is trump headquarters where it all began for the business mogul so many months ago when he formally announced his candidacy for the president, and today hi is the president-elect. last night he took the stage in a very conciliatory speech. he told supporters that hillary clinton called to concede and congratulate him on his victory. this was around 3:00 a.m., a far cry from the heated rhetoric we have heard all throughout this campaign. he took the stage with his family and talked about the forgotten men and women of this country. right now let's take a look at
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our numbers coming to us from the associated press, and as it stands here right now, trump with this clear path to victory with more than 270 electoral votes needed to clinch the presidency. so far 276 electoral votes for trump, 218 for clinton, and then we do have some states that have yet to be called, michigan, new hampshire with its four electoral votes, arizona and minnesota. so trump picked up some crucial victorien battleground states, flipping some traditionally blue states to red. we'll bring in 7's dan hausle who has not slept a wink tonight and who has been there for it all all throughout this time. dan, what was it like last night? >> dan: it was an incredible meeting of these people who got to a point where it looked like trump was going to win. then they had to wait. they had to wait. they had to wait. but once again donald trump did what confounded people all along the way, he called himself a
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continues to be one, walking out with his family there, the new first family. who would have thought that this man who was a reality tv star now becomes president of the united states. he gave a conciliatory speech, and this is what he's done all along as he vanquished opponents, then saying, "let's all get along." >> now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans, and this is so important to me. to those who have chosen not to support me in the past, of which
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reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify our great country. >> dan: trump was himself particularly on the end of the speech. i've talked to him a number of times along the way in this race. i had a few words with him early this morning. he was the same guy. he and his family beaming this morning. about this election? >> i don't know. we just... we want the take care of people. we're going to take care of people really well. thank you. >> dan: how did your father do this? >> speaking to the people. speaking to the people. he's incredible. the man is absolutely incredible. i'm so proud of him. >> dan: what did so many people ?ises. >> he's amazing. he's a winner. he understood the needs of this country. this is not a political campaign.
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that's what they're going to get. >> dan: what made the difference in this election? >> he did. i have always said in every political candidate it's the candidate who makes the difference. he made the difference. >> dan: what did the media miss? >> everything. >> dan: what did the media miss? everything. and this is what trump got. they said he got this feeling in the country, that he understood it, that he played to it, and in the end that was what made the difference. a lot of people just didn't understand how angry america washington, so now you get the ultimate outsider, the ultimate non-politician. >> christa: he predicted after the brexit vote a similar reaction when it came to his candidacy. >> dan: people thought it was different in england, but in the end many similarities. they reelected many incumbents, but at the top job they just said, no matter what, it came
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they didn't want more in washington. >> christa: a new world we're weigh up. to there are so many questions. what will a trump presidency look like. we have to talk about the balance in the power in the nation's capital, local races, as well, but for the latest on the weather and all this stuff at home, we'll send it back to you guys in boston right now. >> sarah: thanks, christa. >> kris: the local races, we'll get to that in a little bit. >> sarah: nice day, right, chris? >> chris: not bad. a couple showers later this expect a washout by any stretch. mid-30s in the suburbs. 49 in boston. once the sun is up, we'll see a little with bit this morning. more clouds working in late this afternoon. here are some showers that will work on in this afternoon. not a lot of water to work with, so we're in the talking about big-time rain. a tenth of an inch or less. temperatures still close to 60 degrees this afternoon. this will be the last day of the next several that we touch 60 degrees. we'll have a cooler start to the
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ahead. >> kris: over to danielle gersh. >> danielle: problem free on the roads heading north. it's pretty much wide open. south of bound, rate to boston, ten minutes. route 3, 24 and 95 all looking good. the pike fine all the way back the framingham, and route 2 and 3 problem-free. the "t" and schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: okay, danielle. thank you so much. we'll return now to our election coverage. we're reporting live here from new york city in midtown manhattan. of course, the big headline is that donald j. trump, now the president-elect of the united states. but we have heard from his campaign or at least from 7's dan hausle covering that campaign. we have not as yet heard from
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so we're going to go to 7's byron barnett who has been watching that, and he joins us from outside the javits center where they were hoping for a big victory party. it wasn't to be, byron. >> byron: no, it was not. when the vote counting began, the hillary clinton campaign was confident of a victory, but it didn't take long for that confidence to turn into despair and disbelief. >> disappointment. anger. sadness. >> byron: stunned hillary clinton supporters on a night they were hoping for a victory. >> as you can see, i brought a five and seven-year-old with me tonight. i thought they were going to see the first woman president in the history of the united states. i'm just at a loss. i'm devastated. >> byron: after a hard-fought battle against donald trump, top clinton campaign staffers didn't hold back their feelings of confidence that clinton would prevail, but as the voting tallies came in, the anticipated victory party turned into a
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others, came out on top and won the presidency. as a muslim, are you frightened now? >> yes, definitely, because of all the statements that he has said about muslims and about how we need to end this muslim, acting as if it's a dangerous species of people. >> byron: at 2:00 a.m., the crowd anxious the hear from clinton, campaign chair john podesta told everyone to go home and tried the offer some hope, but by then it was too late. trump had won college votes to become president-elect. >> even in new york city, that might happen, where people are being attacked, so i'm afraid for my safety. i'm afraid for the safety of people i love. >> byron: and podesta told supporters they would hear more from the campaign later in the day. that story live from new york city, byron barnett, 7news. >> christa: byron, thank you so much. we've heard so much about those key battleground states.
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being one with those four electoral votes. at this moment in time, a close race with trump having the edge. the granite state has not been formally called as yet, but we are getting reaction from voters there, a fiercely independent state traditionally. let's head up north to 7's john cuoco, who is live with the latest reaction pouring in from there. john? >> john: christa, it was a listening night for trump supporters here in new hampshire as they watched those results slowly trickle in. as they did, the momentum began candidate named the winner. trump supporters in new hampshire keeping the energy going into the early morning hours. >> the enthusiasm is great here. we feel that we're going to take it. we feel confident that new hampshire will go for trump. it's been a lot of work. it's been a listening night. >> john: but their patience paid off and their dream became a reality around 2:30 wednesday
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claimed victory. they saw a victory as a product of hard work, a solid ground game and a referendum against the political status quo. >> it's also a sign that the people who are part of this campaign, who really just came out in droves, said they were tired of the same old, same old. >> it means america first. we're going to start cushing back globalization. we're taking care of america. >> john: trump's strong performance leaving supporters in massachusetts feeling the same sense of accomplishment. >> you knowha everybody on tv is selling commercials because this thing is over. >> i've always believed in donald, and i've tried to do as much as i can to get him to where he is now. >> john: so that caps off a big night for donald trump and his supporters. live in nashua, new hampshire, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right, john.
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i'm standing is, of course, wall street. and the news of a trump presidency sent dow futures plummeting overnight. and there is a ripple effect in global markets, as well. so for the latest on that we'll go live to alex diprato. alex is going to break this down for us. >> alex: christa, the stock markets are not handling trump's win well. after a positive day monday, overnight futures plummeted as the votes started to come in. futures for the dow lost 675 the nasdaq lost about 210 points. and the s&p 500 was down 95 points. japan's major index also went down, and the mexican peso has also tumbled. live in the control room, i'm alex diprato, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: alex, thank you. we should mention that many of the results from the separate states are running on the bottom of your screen.
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please feel free to do so. of course, there are some states that haven't been called as yet. we do want to talk a little bit about a trump presidency. what would that look like? we know that trump's children, especially his eldest daughter ivanka, have been fixtures on the campaign trail. so now the question becomes what role will they play in a trump presidency? let's go to 7's nancy chen with a look at that for us this morning. nancy, good morning. >> nancy: good morning. people wondering if trump will appoint fa m administration. they worked hard during his campaign to show everyone the father that they knew. the trump children have been front and center during the campaign. back in june, trump was encouraged to part ways with his embattled campaign manager corey line dow i ask by close allies and his three adult children, donald, jr., ivanka and eric. le wdowski told people it was
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they've been going across the country helping to humanize him to the public. >> he draws out the talent and drive in people so that they can achieve their full potential. that's a great quality to have in a father, and better yet, in the president of the united states. >> his unrelenting determination is why he's going to become our next president and why i know that when my father says he can fix the country, he means it. >> nancy: him and for him. ivanka visited new hampshire just last week talking to supporters about what her father is capable of in the white house. >> there are so many common-sense reforms that can take place. i'm confident in my father to be a great president for this country. and that's why i support him. >> nancy: after each speech appearance, some began to wonder if there would be a future for the trump family moving forward. and their efforts on the campaign trail seemed to work as they can now call their dad
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7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. donald j. trump, the president-elect. that's the big headline here in new york and across this nation and the "globe" this morning. but back home in massachusetts, voters were deciding on four key ballot questions, and for the latest on that, we'll head back to boston where we have sarah french and kris anderson standing by with that. guys? >> kris: christa, thanks so much for all of those updates. here in massachusetts a ballot to measure the legalization of recreational marijuana use in this state. >> sarah: it was question four on the ballot. it passed with 54% of the vote. 7's nicole oliverio is live in boston with more. nicole? >> nicole: sarah, if you're feeling stressed-out from the election, one way the relax, recreational marijuana has now passed in massachusetts. that will go into effect
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[cheering] massachusetts voters say yes to question four, making recreational marijuana use legal. >> a century-long mistake has been abolished. >> nicole: the ballot question passed with 53% of the vote. supporters say by taxing the drug, it will drive down the black market and create a safe, legal product. >> now we will actually control marijuana way that creates revenues for good programs, in a way that drives criminals out of the market, and in a way that adults won't have to worry about being arrested anymore. >> nicole: the measure proposed that users could have up to ten ounces of the drug inside their home and one ounce in public. city and state leaders teamed up, urging voters to say no. opponents argued it would be dangerous for children if they got their hands on marijuana edibles that looked like candy
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accidents will increase. during their victory speech, supporters reached out to people like governor charlie baker. the. we look forward to working with you to develop a marijuana policy in this commonwealth that achieves the goal that we all share. >> nicole: and in a statement, governor baker saying that he's looking forward to working closely with lawmakers to make sure that when this goes in, it is protecting the community as best that it polycan. as open up as early as 2018. that's the latest live from the statehouse. nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: massachusetts voters also deciding on three other key issues. question one was defeated. 61% of voters saying no when it comes to expanding slot machine gambling. >> sarah: on question two, 62% of massachusetts voters saying no to expanding charter schools in the state. 38% voting yes. >> kris: and question three
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78% voting for better conditions for farm animals. businesses in the state will not be allowed to sell farm products from animals not raised in spaces that meet those minimum size requirements. >> sarah: looking at washington, d.c., we know the republicans are going to keep criminal of the senate. here's a look at the balance of power right now. republicans with 51 seats. democrats 45 seats. but the new hampshire senate race is still just too close to call. >> kris: maggie hassan and kelly ayotte both calling it a night without a winner declared. 7's victoria warren is live in new hampshire with more on this very tight race, vicki. we still don't know. >> victoria: we still don't know. we've been checking those numbers all morning long. both locked in with 48% of the vote right now. they stayed up late last night and eventually they told their supporters, go home, get some sleep, and both women said they hope to wake up in the morning with good news, but again, we still don't know because those numbers right now have this race neck and neck.
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state. the new hampshire senate race between incumbent kelly ayotte and maggie hassan proving to be too close to call, forcing both candidates to call it a night. around 12:30 a.m., ayotte and hassan spoke to supporters. >> we're humbled by the fact that you would believe in us and making sure that we continue to have that strong, independent voice. >> i want to thank each and every one of them for their hampshire and the united states of america moving forward. >> victoria: hassan and ayotte told supporters to go home, get some rest, despite the fact that neither one has had the chance to declare victory, both remain confident. >> i hope that everyone can get some rest tonight and that we'll have some more good news to report in the morning. thank you all so much. >> we're upbeat. we're confident. but we want to make sure we do
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because every vote matters. >> victoria: and those votes this morning still being counted. they do have kelly ayotte with the marginal advantage with 1,500 more votes. but they're locked in with 48% of the vote each and it's still too close to call. live this morning in manchester, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: much more on the election throughout the morning. more newsod a salem police officer on the wrong side of the law accused of committing a violent crime. >> kris: and a lot of you waking up to breaking news, an historic upset here. donald trump has been elected president of the united states, defeating hillary clinton. we'll be right back. be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful. be together. celebrate joy with dunkin's holiday-flavored coffees,
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meteorologist chris lambert. >> >> chris: 5:23 this wednesday morning. mid-30s in a lot of the suburbs. 34 in norwood. 39 in boston. 39 in worcester, as well. there's still some milder air just above the surface. so once we get the sun up for a couple hours, we scour out the chill in a lot of the suburbs. once again, 60 degrees if not above it south of boston this afternoon. there are some showers to the west of us. these showers slide on in, most of them this afternoon. we're not talking a lot of rainu less for many tongues. that rain will slide off to the south and east of us overnight tonight. once we get into the end of the week, on friday we track this cold front that comes through, so i don't expect much with it other than a gusty wind. gusty winds develop on friday and behind that some cold air working in to begin the weekend. again, all three rainfall totals out of this system, tenth of an inch or less for many of us this afternoon. a little bit of wet weather out there. still mild. upper 50s boston north and west.
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mostly cloudy skies developing. tonight an early shower across southeastern mass cooling off. upper 20s in the colder suburbs, about 39 in boston. tomorrow partly sunny. a bit on the cooler side here. upper 40s in the worcester hills. low to mid-50s in boston. the forecast going into the weekend. does start off chilly there. temperatures only into the mid-40s. we bounce back into the mid-50s on sunday. stay with 7news. we'll have more on political coverage coming up after the
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>> kris: some other news we're following for you this morning. the police chief of salem issuing a letter to police officers. >> sarah: this after her husband was arrested on charges of rape and indecent assault and battery. massachusetts state police arrested brian butler tuesday evening. he's set to appear in court later today.
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involved, we must always put our integrity and service to the public above all as it reflects on the solid reputation this department has worked so hard to build and maintain." >> kris: one person is dead after a shooting in mattapan overnight. it happened on savannah avenue. boston ems says the victim was dead after he arrived there. police are still looking for the shooter involved. >> sarah: up next at 5:30, our breaking news coverage continues. donald trump wins the presidency. hillary clinton calls to concede after trump pulls off a we're live outside trump tower after the break.
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>> sarah: breaking news. the voters have spoken. donald trump is the 45th president of the united states. the real estate mogul pulling off a stunning victory as hillary clinton concedes. >> kris: we have live team coverage of all the angles including the top republicans
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positions. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: me continue to follow breaking news. donald trump, the 45th president of the united states. the ultimate outsider pulling off a stunning upset over hillary clinton. thanks for staying with us on this historic morning, everybody. i'm sarah french. >> kris: and i'm kris anderson. it's more and more exciting down in new york city where we find our own christa delcamp where she was right there in the middle of all of the election wildness, christa, for lack of >> christa: that's right, kris. pretty quiet right now. there were a few supporters of trump here definitely celebrating into the wee hours of this morning. of course, it was in the wee hours of the morning that donald trump gave his speech. he has thanked his family, and he called on americans not to forget the men and women who have been forgotten in this country. he received a phone call from hillary clinton, conceding this
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heard from the democratic candidate as yet publicly. we'll wring in 7's dan hausle and the phrase "ultimate outsider" definitely applies. we have a businessman with no political experience taking the reins of office. >> dan: someone who has been counted out how many times in the primaries and now in the race. some pollsters who ought to be looking for work after the numbers they put out. people just didn't see this coming, but it came. morning when the race was finally called. i think we've got some video here of donald trump and his family walking out at that time, about 2:45, this morning. and who would have thought this picture was possible, even just hours ago realistically. you have donald trump and his family walking out on the stage. they are the new first family. trump pretty much in his speech acting conciliatory, talking about bringing people together, in fact, praising hillary
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>> now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. i pledge to every citizen of our land thatly be -- that i will pr this is so important to me. for those who have chosen not to support me in the past, of which there were a few people, i'm reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify our great country. >> dan: trump appeared unaffected by the heavy mantle of responsibility put upon him.
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along the way in this campaign, and i got to have a few words with him this morning. he seemed like the same kind of person who was just able to say what he wanted to say and didn't care what people think about him. take a listen. what did so many people miss about this election that you knew? >> i don't know, we just... we want to take care of people. we're going the take care of people really well. thank you. >> dan: how did you father do this? >> speaking to the people. speaking to the people. he's incredible. the man is absolutely i'm so proud of him. >> dan: what did so many people miss when they counted him out? >> he's amazing. he's a winner. that's what he does. he understood the needs of this country, and this isn't a political campaign. this is really a movement. people want their country back. that's what they're going to get. >> dan: what made the difference in this election? >> he did. i've always said in every political campaign it's the candidate who made the difference. he made the difference. >> dan: what did the media
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people who elected him, but there are also those people who voted against him that he tried to welcome enter the fold, and the question is how does he come together with those people? i asked rudy giuliani, what about the people afraid of donald trump's presidency? he said, they will learn it will not be as bad as they fear. he will get together and he will start getting things done, certainly attempt that, and by his deeds theyl the donald trump that some people are hoping for. >> christa: drawing a line between the rhetoric we heard on the campaign trail and what may be the reality of a trump presidency. >> dan: which is something he's done all the way. it almost was an act. then he would say friendly things about christie, about all of his opponents. he would say the nastiest things, but then after it, we're done with it. let's get together and try to work. we'll see if he can do that now in the presidency.
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dan, thank you so much. i know you've been up late last night and into the morning. we'll send it back the boston with safe are and kris for the latest on the day's headlines and, of course, your forecast. >> kris: all right, christa. we'll check in with her a little bit. election day forecast was beautiful, nothing to complain about. >> sarah: people in short-sleeve t-shirts yesterday. >> chris: it was fantastic yesterday. mid to upper 60s away from the coastline in early november with tons of sunshine out there. a cool start this mor, another mild day ahead of us. we get into the low 60s south of town. even a few showers today, so that's the difference. grab the umbrella. keep it handy. a few showers once in a while this afternoon, most of it on the light side with temperatures running close to 60 degrees. 59 in boston this afternoon. 64 in taunton. more on the seven-day forecast next. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everybody. here's a lock at the expressway.
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the roadways. ten minutes braintree to boston. let's go to the maps. one accident this morning here on 128 in northbound at route 1. a couple people involved in this accident. other than that the roads wide open. 12 minutes braintree to boston. no delays into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes. taking the commuter rail this morning, we're watching some delays on the framingham-worcester line. you so much. and we are back here in new york talking about the big headline of this morning, donald trump, the new product elect of the united states. so far we have not heard from his democratic opponent, hillary clinton, however, we did hear from trump in his victory speech last night that she did call to congratulate him and concede the election. let's head to the clinton camp right now, and we're going to go to 7's byron barnett outside the javits center. byron, there was that one point when her campaign manager
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supporters, go home. >> byron: that's right. he was the only official from the campaign who actually spoke to the reporters who were still there by the hundreds. now, when the counting first started, the clinton campaign was very confident of a win, but it didn't take long for that confidence to turn to despair and disbelief. >> i'm sad. i'm frightened. i'm shocked. >> byron: hillary clinton voters unable to hide their dismay. >> whoever played around with their vote, i can't imagine how they're feeling. >> byron: after outspending donald trump for the presidency, top clinton campaign staffers openly discussed their confidence of victory, but by the end of a long night, that
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amassed enough electoral college votes to become president-elect. as a muslim, are you frightened now? >> yes, definitely, because of all the statements he has said about muslims and about how we need to end this muslim, acting as if it's a dangerous species of people. >> byron: crews dismantling a confetti cannon that went unused. >> i'm afrai i'm afraid for the safety of people i love. >> byron: at 2:00 a.m., there was still a large crowd of supporters inside clinton campaign headquarters. that's when the campaign chair, john podesta, came out and told everyone to go home and said that the campaign would have more to tell them later in the day. that's the latest live here in new york city, i'm byron barnett. 7news "today in new england." >> christa: okay.
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clearly strong emotions on both sides, people waking up to this news here this morning. right now we'll take a moment and talk a little bit about what a trump presidency, a trump administration will look like. it's a big task, a big job, finding people to fill those key and critical roles, names like former new york mayor rudy giuliani, chris christie. those names have been tossed around, but for a closer look at that, let's go 207's nancy chen. nancy? >> nancy: even before donald trump was voted plectd, some of nbc news about who he is considering for some major posts in washington. one of the big names being floated around for trump's cabinet, former new york city mayor rudy giuliani for attorney general. giuliani has been a public trump supporter since he informally advised trump for more than a year. giuliani has been campaigning for trump, including a stop in new hampshire. >> thank you for helping to
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can't think of a more important time that we need a change in washington. >> nancy: also on the list, former house speaker newton gingrich. trump is considering grich for secretary of state, the position hillary clinton previously held. i'll tell you, reince priebus is reall a star. he is the hardest-working guy. >> nancy: and reince priebus could be named trump's chief of staff. he consistently defended trump during his campaign, even while other top republicans distanced candidacy. but advisers are unsure if priebus is interested in the job. right now trump's team says they were focused first on just winning, no final decisions have been made. in the newsroom, nancy chen, ?awz snooze. -- 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you so much. so much more to talk about. local races, some key races in new hampshire. we'll have all of that with kris anderson and sarah french right after this quick break.
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>> kris: for plan news, we want the look now at massachusetts congressional
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numbers for districts where seats were up for grabs. for the massachusetts house third district, niki tsongas reelected with 69% of the vote. >> kris: congressman joe kennedy iii reelected with 71% of the vote. >> sarah: congressman stephen lynch reelected in the 8th district with 72%. >> kris: congressman bit keating reelected in the 9th district, 56% of the vote. >> sarah: and also big breaking news stories on this wednesday morning. of course, we've been talking about it all m just waking up with us, donald trump has been elected the 45th president of the united states. his win follows one of the most unpredictable and bitter campaigns in the nation's history. we'll be back with money more on
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it was a campaign unlike any other. and it would stand to reason it would be an election night like no other, as well. 's dan hausle was there for it all. he was there when trump delivered his speech, and he joins us live with the latest. >> dan: just a few hours ago now as this stretched enter the night as they waited for those final election results. trump pulling what some said would be a difficult inside strait with ohio, pennsylvania, north carolina, but the rest of the states he needed took a while. finally 2:30 a.m., he was declared to be the winner out with his wife melania, his son baron, his other children, as well and running mate mike pence and so many supporters in line with him there, all taking the stage. donald trump delivering a speech in which he called for both sides, the winners, the losers, all people inside his campaign and outside of his campaign to come together now, once again saying he would help make america great again. it's an idea we've heard before. after the speech he shook hands
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minutes to talk to him and his childrenning about this improbable win. > dan: what did so many people miss about this election? >> we want to take care of people. we're going the take care of people really well. thank you. >> dan: how did your father do this? >> speaking to the people. speaking to the people. he's incredible. the man is absolutely incredible. i'm so proud of him. >> dan: what did so many peoples him out? >> he's amazing. he's a winner. he understood the needs of this country. this is not a political campaign. this is a movement. people want their country back. that's what they're going to get. >> dan: what made the difference in this election? >> he did. i have always said in every political campaign it's the candidate who makes the difference. he made the difference. >> dan: what did the media miss? >> everything. >> dan: trump has a few hours to rest. he himself said now the hard work begins. the question is: can this
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one side or the other, or do both sides attack him and make it harder to get anything done? >> christa: and he'll have a congress that is in firm republican control, as well, this morning. >> dan: they will work with him. >> christa: thank you so much, dan. so much to report on elections locally and nationally. we'll send it back to boston for a check of the weather. >> sarah: thanks, christa. we'll check in with her in a bit. >> kris: beautiful weather yesterday, but some things might be changing >> chris: for all of those folks who still have halloween decorations up, mr. anderson, we'll have system rain develops coming down this afternoon. temperatures in the to 30s and 40s, will rise to the 60s. better chance of a few more showers arriving mid-to-late afternoon. generally one-tenth of an inch or less. a mild day. wet weather. not a whole will the of wet weather ahead of us. there is the 7 on 7 forecast. gusty winds will develop on
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sunday. notice a few ups and downs. the coolest day will be on saturday. that's the seven-day forecast. now for your traffic. >> danielle: thanks, kris. so far so good on the roads. here's a look at the expressway. things aren't too bad. let's go to the maps. 17 minutes from braintree to boston. south of town, route 3, 24 and 95 looking pretty good for the most part 68. some slow and go developing on route 24 through brockton. we're watching this accident. 128 northbound at route 1. the pike fine through framingham. no issues on route 2 or 3. slowing down on 9 southbound. no problems on route 1 this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 12 minutes into town on the pike and 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 13 minutes. no issues on the "t" this morning. if you're taking the commuter rail, we have system delays on the framingham worcester line
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thank you so much. we have much more election coverage to get to this morning. we heard the latest on the trump campaign. we're going to go live now to 7's byron barnett who is outside the clinton camp there, where they were meeting last night. byron, they were hoping for a victory party. they didn't get it. what's the latest from there this morning? >> well, you know, when the vote counting started, the clinton campaign said they were very confident of a victory, but before long, all that confinc stunned hillary clinton supporters on a night they were hoping for a victory. >> as you can see, i brought a five and seven-year-old with me tonight. i thought they were going to see the first woman president in the history of the united states. i'm just at a loss. i'm devastated. >> byron: after a hard-fought battle against donald trump, top clinton campaign staffers didn't hold back their feelings of confidence that clinton would prevail, but as the voting tallies came in, the anticipated victory party turned into a
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insulted muslim, latinos and others, came out on top and won the presidency. as a muslim, are you frightened now? >> yes, definitely, because of all the statements that he has said about muslims and about how we need to end this muslim, acting as if it's a dangerous species of people. >> byron: at 2:00 a.m., the crowd anxious to hear from clinton, campaign chair john podesta told everyone to go home and tried to off but by then it was too late. >> i'm afraid for my safety. i'm afraid for the safety of the people i love. >> byron: many are calling this the biggest upset in political history. byron barnett, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: that's right, byron. they have made so many plans, that huge glass ceiling, of course, clinton hoping to break that class ceiling, both
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night with a stage that was in the shape of a continental u.s. it was not to be. the latest on the election results coming up right after this break.
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this veterans day, all us veterans receive a free grand slam breakfast. because it's never too late to say, "thank you." ? >> christa: breaking news. donald trump elected president of the united states. >> i love this country. >> christa: the g.o.p. candidate pulling off a stunning upset. hillary clinton calling to concede, accepting a democratic defeat. we're live in new york city with more from both sides. >> sarah: plus republicans
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control of congress. >> kris: trouble on wall street. the election sending stocks as low as they can go. >> sarah: in massachusetts, voters legalize it. approving the recreational use of marijuana. we have live team voice your choice coverage. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> kris: we're following breaking news this morning. donald trump will now become the 45th president of the united states, an historic victory for now in washington. good morning. it is 6:00 on this wednesday morning. i'm kris anderson. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. our very own christa delcamp live with more on this historic election in new york city. >> christa: that's right. a late night in the big apple. we're in midtown manhattan, 57th street and 5th avenue outside of trump headquarters where this long journey about 16 months ago
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so again, as you mention, he is the president-elect of the united states here this morning. made the call around 3:00 a.m. telling supporters that hillary clinton had called to concede and to congratulate him on his victory. trump expressing more of a gracious sentiments this time, a far cry from some of the heated rhetoric that we've really heard throughout this long campaign. he was surrounded by his family. he thanked them. he vowed to bring the country together after a very men and women who have been forgotten in this country. so here is how the country voted, breaking things down on the electoral map. donald trump securing a victory with 276 electoral votes over the 270 needed to clinch the presidency. hillary clinton getting 218. so really what he was able to do is prove himself to be the victor in some of those key background states.
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campaign, we're going to bring in 7's dan hausle who has been following it for quite some time and who was there last night. good morning, dan. >> dan: good morning, donald trump was famous for his reality tv show "the apprentice," but more aptly he might be called "the survivor." people said he couldn't do it. he survived that. they said he couldn't get 20%, 30%, 40%. now they said he couldn't beat hillary clinton. once again survivor, the last man standing. and as such he's going to the white house. donald trump walked out past 2:30 a.m. with his wife melania, youngest son baron and the rest of his family, america's new and most unexpected first family. >> it's my honor. this is an amazing evening. it's been an amazing two-year period. and i love this country.
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promised on the campaign trail to make great again. he repeated that promise again in victory. >> we are going to fix our inner cities and rebuild our highways, bridge, tunnels, airport, schools, hospitals. we're going to rebuild our infrastructure. which will become, by the way, second to none, an we will put millions of our people to work as we rebuild it. no dream is too big, we want for our future is beyond our reach. >> dan: minutes later as trump shook hands with supporters, i asked the president-elect about his most improbable journey from reality tv star to the highest office in the land. what did so many people miss about this election? >> i don't know. we just... we want to take care of people. we're going to take care of people really well. thank you. >> dan: trump's children beaming and happy to explain what others missed.
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speaking to the people. he's incredible. the man is absolutely incredible. i'm so proud of him. >> dan: what did so many people miss when they counted him out? >> he's amazing. he's a winner. that's what he does. he understood the country. he understood the needs of this country. this isn't a political campaign. this is really a movement. people want their country back. that's what they're going to get. >> dan: hillary clinton left her crowd without a concession speech, but trump described her concession in a phone call to him. she was very gracious and very nice, and i appreciate it. >> dan: on stage trump praised clinton for the race she ran and called for everyone to put one of the most bitter campaigns ever behind them. >> to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. now it's time for america to
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>> dan: that's the job donald trump has won over, roughly half the american people. now can he win over or at least serve the rest? that's what he said this morning. he's going to try to do that. that's quite a job when you've heard not just from his supporters but from his dethractors, as well. >> christa: dan hausle reporting live for us. thank you so much, dan. we appreciate it. so much more on this election. local races, we'll get to that we'll send it back to boston with sarah and chris. >> kris: we want a check of our weather forecast. clear skies yesterday, but all good things have to come to an end. >> chris: you know those temperatures near 60 degrees won't last all that long in november. 49 in boston. 50 in worcester. 30 in the suburbs right now. we do have some showers off to the west. all good things come to an end. yeah, a few showers to track. especially mid-day into the afternoon. not particularly in terms of
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but overall a little bit of wet weather heading into the afternoon. they'll be scattered about. it's not like a consistent rain all day long. in terms of temperatures, it's still a mild day. we start off dry this morning. a few showers around this afternoon. but temperatures running close to 60. a shade cooler than that north and west of boston. a shade warmer than that south of the city. that's a look at the weather. for a look at traffic over to danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, chris. so far is good on the roads this morning. the expressway, 20 minutes from braintree the boston. let's go to the maps. we're watching an accident on 128. that's clear. good news there. 24 stop and go back the brockton. the pike fine all the way out to framingham this morning. route 2 and 3 looking good. 93, slow and go traffic pick up to 495. no issues heading into town this morning on route 1. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 15 to 20 minutes on the expressway. just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 14 minutes. the "t" running on schedule.
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>> christa: all right, danielle. thank you. much more of our election coverage right now with donald trump now the president-elect of the united states. we have team 7 coverage of all the issues and the races important to you this morning. we want to begin with the clinton campaign. we've heard from the trump campaign, but let's go to 7's byron barnett outside the javits center. byron, good morning to you. >> byron: good morning to when the vote counting started, the clinton campaign was very confident of victory they said, but it wasn't long before all that confidence turned into despair and dismay. >> disappointment. anger. sadness. >> byron: stunned hillary clinton supporters on a night they were hoping for a victory. >> as you can see, i brought a five and seven-year-old with me tonight. i thought they were going to see the first woman president in the history of the united states. i'm just at a loss.
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battle against donald trump, top clinton campaign staffers didn't hold back their feelings of confidence that clinton would prevail, but as the voting tallies came in, the anticipated victory party turned into a nightmare. the candidate who openly insulted muslim, latinos and others, came out on top and won the presidency. as a muslim, are you frightened now? >> yes, definitely, because of all the statements that he has said about muslims and about how acting as if it's a dangerous species of people. >> byron: at 2:00 a.m., the crowd anxious to hear from clinton, campaign chair john podesta told everyone to go home and tried to offer some hope, but by then it was too late. trump had won enough electoral college votes to become president-elect. >> even in new york city, that might happen, where people are being attacked, so i'm afraid for my safety. i'm afraid for the safety of
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>> byron: many are already calling this the biggest political upset in american history. that's the story live from new york city. i'm byron barnett, 7news "today in new england." christa, back to you. >> christa: without a doubt. byron, thank you so much. much has been made of those key battleground states really where this victory came in for donald trump. one of them, new hampshire, with that race not officially being called. but new hampshire, of course, four electoral votes key here in th and the voters there fiercely independent. they have a tradition of that. we'll go to 7's john cuoco. he's live in the granite state this morning. he has reaction from voters there. john? >> john: christa, a long night for trump supporters here in new hampshire as they slowly watched those results trickle in, but as they did, the momentum began to build. then those results came in and their candidate was named the
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trump supporters in new hampshire keeping the energy going into the early morning hours. >> the enthusiasm is great here. we feel that we're going to take it. we feel confident that new hampshire will go for trump. it's been a lot of work. it's been a listening night. >> john: but their patience paid off and their dream bece morning when the trump campaign claimed victory. they saw a victory as a product of hard work, a solid ground game and a referendum against the political status quo. >> it's also a sign that the people who are part of this campaign, who really just came out in droves, said they were tired of the same old, same old. >> it means america first. we're going to stash curbing back globalization. we're taking care of america. >> john: trump's strong performance leaving supporters in massachusetts feeling the same sense of accomplishment. >> you know what's going on right now? everybody on tv is selling commercials because this thing is over.
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much as i can to get him to where he is now. >> john: so a big night for donald trump and his supporters. we're live in nashua, new hampshire, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: john, thank you. let's talk a little bit about wall street right now. dow futures were sent plunging on news of a donald trump es impact of the financial markets with 7's alex diprato. alex? >> alex: christa, the stock markets are not handling trump's win well. after our poz give day monday, overnight the futures plummeted as the votes started to come in, but the markets have began trimming some of their early losses. futures for the dow lost 675 points or 3.7%. the nasdaq lost 210 points, and
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drop down 95 points. japan's major index took its biggest drop in years, and the mexican peso and some european stocks have also tumbled. live in the criminal room, i'm alex diprato, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: alex, thank you so much. that's the latest on the headlines coming out of midtown man hadden here this morning, but on the ballot in massachusetts, some key questions for voters to decide, so we're going to go back to bostonnd kris anderson with a look at that. guys? >> sarah: thanks, christa. we appreciate it. so here's what we have. take a look at this. >> kris: several key issues that we're voting for and we're going the take a look at some of the questions. first one, question four, which was a hotly debated question, was whether or not to legalize marijuana in the state of massachusetts. 54% said yes, it was a question that was on the ballot. and a lot of people back and forth on this one. but marijuana will now become legal in the state of
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question four. nicole? >> nicole: well, this was an issue that state and city leaders got together for trying to get voters to say no. but in the end, question four passed with 53% and then this new law will go into effect on december 15th. massachusetts voters say yes to question four, making recreational marijuana use legal. >> a century-long mistake has been abolished. >> nicole: the ballot question passed with 53% of the vote. supporters say by taxing the drug, it will drive down the black market and create a safe, legal product. >> now we will actually control marijuana in massachusetts in a way that creates revenues for good programs, in a way that drives criminals out of the market, and in a way that adults won't have to worry about being
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>> nicole: the measure proposed that users could have up to ten ounces of the drug inside their home and one ounce in public. city and state leaders teamed up, urging voters to say no. opponents argued it would be dangerous for children if they got their hands on marijuana edibles that looked like candy and believe drug driving accidents will increase. during their victory speech, supporters reached out to people like governor charlie baker. >> we look forward to working with you to develop a marijuana achieves the goals that we all share. >> nicole: and governor baker's office releasing a statement last night, saying that his administration will work closely with lawmakers, educators and house leaders to make sure that this transition protects families and communities. live from the statehouse, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: nicole, thanks for that update. massachusetts voters also deciding on three other key
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61% of voters saying no when it comes to expanding slot machine gambling. >> sarah: on question 2, 60% of massachusetts voters saying no to expanding charter schools in the state. 38% voting yes. >> christa: and question three approved by a large margin. 78% of voters voting for better conditions for farm animals. businesses will not be allowed to sell farm products from animals not raised in spaces that meet that minimum size requirement. >> sarah: and one important race is still too close to call. hampshire for the latest on the battle for the u.s. senate seat there. >> kris: election night turning into election morning. the majority of americans voting to send donald trump to the white house. we have much more election coverage straight ahead when 7news "today in new england" continues. >> chris: fantastic weather yesterday. temperatures well into the 60s away from the coastline. close to 60 this afternoon. however, we have more clouds and even a few sprinkles and showers moving on through.
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>> now 7weather with meteorologist chris lambert. >> chris: 6:19 on this wednesday morning. good morning, everyone. what a gorgeous kay -- day we had yesterday weather-wise. fitchburg 71 degrees. norwood at 67. nashua, new hampshire, at7. cooler along the coastline. it's a cool start. mid-30s in a lot of suburbs. close to 50 in worcester. also into boston, as well. any little breaks of sun we have this morning fade away fairly quickly. there is some rain to the west of us. not expecting a whole lot of rain, but a few mid-day afternoon, early evening sprinkles and light showers around today. and dry it out overnight tonight. generally speaking, one-tenth of an inch or less as we go throughout the day.
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the afternoon and early evening. a couple degrees either side of 60. so relatively mile for this time of year. there is the 7 on 7 forecast. gusty wind develops on friday with the cold front coming on through. much cooler to start the weekend. moderateling by the second half of the weekend. now a look at your weather. for more on traffic over to danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, chris. will let's head outside and take a look at the expressway. and braintree to boston, stop-and-go traffic is about 25 minutes to a half hour. we are watching an accident in lexington on route 2 eastbound at waltham street. a car versus a deer. that's actually our second one of the morning. be careful out there. 93 southbound, no major delays back to 495. you're in good shape on route 1 this morning, as well. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 24 minutes on the expressway braintree to boston. just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. so no delays there. then 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge 14 minutes.
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>> sarah: thanks, danielle. >> kris: this morning the nation is waking up to a new president-elect, donald trump. >> sarah: a look at the empire state building is lit up with donald trump's face on with it the word "president" written below it. we'll have much more election coverage still ahead. [ roars ]
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>> sarah: 6:23 this morning. voice your choice coverage continues. the republicans are likely going the keep control of the senate. here is a look at the balance of power. republicans with 51 seats. democrats with 45 on here. yeah. okay. one of the races that is still too close to call is right here in new england. >> kris: democrat maggie hassan taking on incumbent republican kelly ayotte to represent new hampshire in the senate. victoria warren has been followinhi tight race, vicki, that we still don't know the decision on yet. >> victoria: election night stretching into the morning in the granite state. the new hampshire senate race between incumbent kelly ayotte and maggie hassan proving to be too close to call, forcing beth candidates to call it a night. around 12:30 a.m., ayotte and
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>> we're humbled by the fact that you would believe in us and making sure that we continue to have that strong, independent voice. >> i want to thank each and every one of them for their tireless efforts to keep new hampshire and the united states of america moving forward. >> victoria: hassan and ayotte told supporters to go home, get some rest, despite the fact that neither one has had the chance to declare victory, both remain confident. >> i hope that everyone can get some rest tonight and that we'll have some more good news to report in the morning. thank you all so much. we're confident. but we want to make sure we do this the new hampshire way, where we have every vote in, because every vote matters. >> sarah: all right. 6:25 right now. more on that stunning upset by donald trump. our dan hausle live in new york city official he talked to trump after his victory. >> christa: we'll check in with dan and with christa
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>> christa: breaking news at 6:30. america waking up to a new president-elect. >> i pledge to every citizen of our land thatly be president for all americans. >> christa: donald trump pulling off a stunning victory. >> kris: hillary clinton staying quiet so far. her reaction expected this morning. >> sarah: and if world reacting with shock and fascination. we have live team coverage of this historic election. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: we can't to follow breaking news. donald trump is the 45th president of the united states. the ultimate outsider pulling off a stunning upset over hillary clinton. thanks for staying with us on this historic morning, everybody. i'm sarah french. >> kris: and i'm kris
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christa delcamp at the center of it all. christa? >> christa: and kris and sarah, they call new york the city that never sleeps. that was especially true last night as these election results were pouring in. and, yes, as you mentioned, donald trump declaring victory in the wee hours of the morning. he gave a speech to supporters around 3:00. 7's dan hausle was there covering the campaign, and he joins us live. good morning, dan. >> dan: good morning. donald trump playing the always long odds, but today he is the last man or woman candidate standing, and he's president of the united states. >> no dream is too big. no challenge is too great. nothing we want for our future is beyond our reach. >> dan: donald trump at the end of an incredible journey from reality tv star to president-elect of the united states. trump calling for civility after one of the most bitter
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>> to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. >> dan: moments later i talked to trump about the victory most didn't see coming. what did so many people miss about this election? >> i don't know, we just... we we're going the take care of people really well. thank you. >> dan: trump described his phone call with hillary clinton. >> she was really nice. she was gracious and nice, and i appreciate it. >> dan: for hours trump supporters waited into the night for their candidate to cross the finish line. then the announcement came. it's 2:40 a.m. major news agencies have just declared donald trump president-elect, putting his electoral count over 270. and this crowd is finally going wild. i talked to trump's children an
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>> speaking to the people. speaking to the people. he's incredible. the man is absolutely incredible. i'm so proud of him. >> dan: what did so many people miss when they counted him out? >> he's amazing. he's a winner. that's what he does. he's a winner. he understood the needs of this country, and this isn't a political campaign. this is really a movement. people want their country back. that's what they're going to get. >> dan: what made the difference in this election? >> he did. i've always said in every political campaign it's the candidate who makes the difference. he made the difference. >> dan: what did the media miss? >> everything. >> dan: trump soaked in the evening, shaking hands with supporters and thanking them for the movement. that haz-cat putted him enter the highest office in the land. >> it's my honor. this is an amazing evening. it's been an amazing two-year period. and i love this country. >> dan: trump admitted the
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to realize the dreams who voted for him and ease the fathers of those who voted against him. >> christa: dan hausle reporting. thank you so much for telling us about it. certainly so much more to talk about in this election and this campaign. it's certainly been like none other we have seen, but we'll send it back to boston for sarah and kris for some other matters this morning. >> sarah: thanks, christa, we appreciate it. >> kris: we'll turn our attention to the weather forecast. it's been relatively nice the past couple days, b may be changing. >> chris: they will be changing. a couple sprinkles and showers moving on in. mostly mid-day throughout the afternoon. 30 in the suburbs. close to 50 in boston out through worcester. so once the sun does come up, we get a little sun early this morning. we will break out and watch temperatures jump up to near 60 degrees. we saw the rain to the west of us. again, sprinkles and light showers more notable this afternoon versus what we saw this morning. a lot of us dry for the morning commute with temperatures this afternoon warmer than 60 south of boston.
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north and to the west of boston. so overall not a lot of rain in the forecast. do start the weekend off cool. more on that for now. over to fast track traffic with danielle. >> danielle: thanks, chris. good morning, everyone. let's head out to the expressway. sky7 is over the accident. this is northbound. the shoulder is blocked. right over there, this is at adams street. braintree toes be northbound on the expressway, this will slow you down this morning. let's go to the maps. we're watching another accident that. is on route 2, it look like it cleared. good news there. 93 southbound, stop and go head i take a quick look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. braintree toes be northbound on the expressway. about 25 minutes. 13 minutes into town on the pike. 26 minutes on 93 southbound. 128 to the zakim bridge. >> christa: okay, danielle, thank you. let's get back to decision 2016 now, and you have heard the story from the trump campaign as of yet. we have not heard from hillary clinton publicly so far this
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speech last night, he did say that the democratic nominee for president placed a phone call to him conceding the election. let's go to 7's byron barnett for the latest on the clinton campaign. a disappointing night for them last night. >> byron: disappointing i think is an understatement. when this vote counting started, the hillary clinton campaign was confident of a victory, but it wasn't long before all this confidence just turned right into despair and dismay. >> i'm sad. i'm frightened. i'm shocked. >> byron: hillary clinton supporters unable to contain their dismay and anger. >> whoever didn't show up or played around with their vote, i can't imagine what you're feeling, because that's the worst feeling than how i feel and this is pretty devastating. >> byron: after outspending
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presidency, top clinton campaign staffers openly discussed their confidence of victory, but by the end of a long night, that confidence evaporated when trump amassed enough electoral college votes to become president-elect. as a muslim, are you frightened now? >> yes, definitely, because of all the statements he has said about muslims and about how we need to end this muslim, acting as if it's a dangerous species of people. >> byron: crews dismantling a n unused confetti cannon as an anticipated victory turn entered a political night mare. >> e might start the happen where people are being attacked. i'm afraid for my safety. i'm afraid for the safety of people i love. >> byron: at 2:00 a.m., there was still a large crowd of supporters inside clinton campaign headquarters. that's when the campaign chair, john podesta, came out and told everyone to go home and said that the campaign would have more to say later in the day. that's the latest live here in new york city, i'm byron
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chris that? >> christa: okay, byron, thank you. as the public envisions and thinks about what a trump presidency will look like, there is some speculation this morning about who he might potentially tap for his cabinet. and 7's nancy chen is covering that angle here today. nancy? >> nancy: christa, good morning. even before donald trump was voted president, some of his campaign advisers spoke to nbc news about who he is considering for some major posts in washington. one of the big names being floated around for trump's cabinet, former new york city mayor julianna goldman -- rudy giuliani for attorney general. giuliani has been a public trump supporter since he announced his campaign and informally advised trump for more than a year. giuliani has been campaigning for trump leading up to election day, including a top in new hampshire. >> thank you for helping to elect donald trump and the republican ticket, because i can'tty of a more important time than we need a change in
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>> nancy: also on the list, former house speaker newt gingrich. trump is considering greenwich for secretary of state, a position hillary clinton previously held. >> i'll tell you, rhines is really a star. he is the hardest-working guy. >> finally, current rnc chairman reince priebus could be named trump's chief of staff. he consistently defended trump during his campaign, even while other top republicans distanced themselves from him during his candidacy. but advisers are unsure if priebus is actually interested in the job. now, trump's team says they were focused first on winning and no final decision has been made. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. we are stationed right here in midtown manhattan right outside of trump tower, keeping you up to date. right now back the boston with kris and sarah for more news. >> kris: krista, thanks so much. we have more reaction to donald trump's victory. an immigration web site overnight crashed.
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>> kris: reaction continues pouring in from across the "globe" after the latest election results. >> sarah: other world leaders weighing in. russian president vladimir putin reaching out the trump early this morning, sending him a telegram the congratulate him. the kremlin says putin expressed his hope to work together moving forward. >> kris: the web site for canadian immigration crashed overnight. online searches for "move to canada" and immigrate the candidate spiked overnights donald trump. the web site seems to be back up and running this morning. >> sarah: our election coverage continues on 7news "today in new england." >> kris: we'll check in with our reporters and live teams out
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>> it's 6:45, time the know and go. moment. >> u-s-a, u. syed, u-s-a! >> christa:>> donald trump secus place in history, beating out hillary clinton for the race to the white house. >> byron: across town, a quiet night at clinton headquarters, stunned supporters at the results rolled in. >> and here at home, voters say yes to question number four legalizing recreational marijuana.
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of breaking news. donald trump elected president of the united states. the republican pulling off a stunning come from behind victory over hillary clinton, a trump victory security by wins in key swing states. >> kris: the president-elect giving a victory speech a few hours ago. live in new york city, our own christa delcamp is stationed there. christa, good morning. >> christa: good morning to both of you. and, yes, we're right outside of trump tower where the journey began for the republican nominee. now, the president-elect of the united states. his supporters during his victory speech that went enter the wee hours of this morning. 7's dan hausle was there for it all. he's been covering the campaign and has the latest, dan. >> dan: we talk about the historic nature of this. a man who worked here and never ran for elected office before, picking up $66 million of his own money and proving a powerful personality overcame partisan politics. donald trump walked out past 2:30 a.m. with his wife melania,
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of his family. america's new and most unexpected first family. >> it's my honor. this is an amazing evening. it's been an amazing two-year period. and i love this country. dan didn't a country donald trump promised to make great again. he repeated that in his victory speech. >> no dream is too big. no challenge is too great. nothing we want for our future is beyon shook hands with supporters, i asked the president-elect about his most improbable journey from reality tv star to the highest office in the land. what did so many people miss about this election? the >> i don't know. we just... we want the take care of people. we're going to take care of people really well. thank you. >> dan: trump children beaming. how did you father do this? >> speaking to the people.
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the man is absolutely incredible. i'm so proud of him. >> dan: hillary clinton left her crowd without a cob session speech, but trump described her concession in a phone call to him. >> it was really nice. she was very gracious and very nice, and i appreciate it. >> christa: on stage, trump praised clinton for the race she ran and called for everyone to put one of the most bitter campaigns ever behind them. >> now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. we have to get together. >> dan: now trump says the ultimate work is ahead of him as he acknowledges. here's a man who has both houses of congress in the republican party, but, of course, he's a nominal republican, so as an outsider, can he bring the two sides together? only the two sides and washington politics allow him and nothing gets done? >> christa: he talked in his speech about untapped potential. that's something he did in business and was hoping to do many government. we'll see if that happens.
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we'll send it back to boston right now for more of course on your weather. we know that's important. so here's chris and sarah for you right now. >> sarah: thanks, christa. really a persian gulf day yesterday. >> christa: it was. unfortunately, i think you said some showers may be on the way? >> chris: more clouds around. it's all my fault. blame it on me. mid-30s in a lot of suburbs. 39 in boston. 50 in worcester. do have some showers in the west. not talking a whole lot of heavy rain. moca showers mid-day into the afternoon. nothing particularly heavy. once in a while, windshield wipers outside this afternoon into early this evening. 7 on 7 forecast. we are dry after today. in fact, over the weekend, we start cool, but we want to go back to the '50s by sunday. look at the traffic over to danielle gersh. >> christa: thanks, chris. >> danielle: half an hour from braintree to boston expressway. part of the reason is this accident we're watching. sky7 over the scene. this accident is blocking the shoulder here northbound on the
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take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 25 minutes to half an hour on the expressway braintree to boston. 14 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 39 southbound, 28 to the zakim bridge, 24 minutes this morning. >> christa: lots more to get to in election 2016. of course, hillary clinton was hoping to make history as the first female president of the this country to bust open the ultimate class ceiling. that was not to be. donald trump was victorious last night. we have not heard publicly from the democratic nominee, but we do know from trump's speech that she did call to congratulate him and concede the election. let's head out to 7's byron barnett with the latest on the clinton campaign and their reaction. >> byron: when the vote counting started, the clinton campaign was confident of victory, but before long that confidence turned to despair and
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stunned hillary clinton supporters on a night they were hoping for a victory. >> as you can see, i brought a five and seven-year-old with me tonight. i thought they were going to see the first woman president in the history of the united states. i'm just at a loss. i'm devastated. >> byron: after a hard-fought battle against donald trump, top clinton campaign staffers didn't hold back their feelings of confidence that clinton would prevail, but as the voting tallies came in, the anticipated victory party turned into a nightmare. the candidate who openly insulted muslims, latinos and others, came out on top and won the presidency. as a muslim, are you frightened now? >> yes, definitely, because of all the statements that he has said about muslims and about how we need to end this muslim, acting as if it's a dangerous species of people. >> byron: at 2:00 a.m., with the vote count still uncertain and the crud anxious to hear from clinton, campaign chair john podesta told earn to go home and tried to offer some hope, but by then it was too
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>> i'm afraid for my safety. i'm afraid for the safety of the people i love. >> byron: byron that's the story in midtown manhattan. i'm byron barnett. 7news "today in new england." christa, back to you. >> christa: byron, thank you so much. rielgtd now we're getting more reaction to this historic election. we're going to go live right now to 7's john cuoco. he's in the granite state, a key swing state in the election. >> john: christa, it was a listening night for trump supporters here in new hampshire, but as those results came in, the momentum started to build until their candidate was named the winner. trump supporters gathered in manchester, new hampshire, keeping the energy high all night. they believe a trump victory is a product of hard work, a strong ground game, and it shows that people are fed up with the status quo. >> it sends a very strong message to the political system as a whole, but also really to
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and it's also a sign that the people who are part of this campaign, who really just came out in droves, said they were tired of the same old-same old. >> i think he's going to make america number one. i think he's going to change the political picture, you know, on both parties. they're going to start having to listen to ordinary, average working americans. >> john: what was a big night turned into a big morning for donald trump and his john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: john, thank you so much. in two and a half hours, the opening bell on wall street will toll, and all indications right now from dow futures, they were set to plummet on news of a trump presidency. let's go live to alex diprato with more on the financial markets and how they're reacting. alex? >> alex: the stock markets have degun trimming their early loss, but initially they were not handling trump's win well.
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points or some 3.7%. the nasdaq lost 210 points, and the s&p 500 the first to drop, down nearly 95 points. japan's major index took its biggest drop in years, and some european stocks have also plummeted. live in the control room, i'm alex diprato, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: okay. alex. thank you so much. that's the latest here midtown manhattan in new york, but very important ballot questions for voters in massachusetts. so let's get the results of that and we're going to send it back toes be and you guys. sarah and chris? >> kris: christa, there were several key questions we all voted for in massachusetts. voters approved a ballot measure to legalize wreck creational use of marijuana. >> sarah: it was question four on you wall lot. nicole oliverio is live in boston now with more on this. nicole? >> nicole: well, sarah, if
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stressed out from this election, one new way you can relax here in massachusetts, it is now legal to smoke recreational marijuana? that would go into effect on december 15th. this after voters decided by 53% that legalized marijuana should be allowed here in massachusetts. so what this new law would allow, you can have one ounce of the drug on you out in public, you can have up to ten ounces at home and six plants at your house. it was a way to make it legal and safe and that this drug could also be taxed. opponents, of course, think that this is going to lead to more drug driving. they're also concerned with the marijuana edible candy, saying that could be dangerous if it gets into the hands of children. governor baker saying that he and his administration are going to work with lawmakers to make sure that this transition will protect families and the manhunttism that's the latest
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oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: nicole, thanks. there were four key issues. massachusetts voters divided on those questions. question was, 61% of voters said no when it came to slot machine gambling. >> sarah: on question two, 62% of massachusetts voters saying no to expanding charter schools in the state. 38% voting yes. >> christa:>> kris: and questioe has been approved by a large margin. 78% of people voting for better conditions for farm businesses in the state will not be allowed to sell farm products for animals not raised in spaces that meet that minimum-size requirement. >> sarah: of course, lots of racing still up in the air in new hampshire. >> christa: according the key race for senate. >> kris: it's a nail-biter. right now senator kelly ayotte leads governor maggie hassan by less than 2,000 votes. >> sarah: thanks for joining us this morning, everybody. the "today show" is straight ahead. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm kris anderson. 7news "today in new england" returns with you latest news and
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