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good morning, america. fight to the finish. donald trump and hillary clinton pull out all the stops overnight. crisscrossing the country to make their final push for the white house. clinton holds her biggest rallies yet. >> there will be no question about the outcome of this election. >> calling on the president, the power. >> we are going to be livin' on a prayer. >> bon jovi, lady gaga and bruce springsteen, all there. ? can't start a fire without a spark ? >> donald trump hits five battleground states in one day. >> i'm asking you to dream big because with your vote, we are just hours away from the change you've been waiting for your entire life. >> the billionaire predicting a
endorsement from tom brady. >> the fight for the white house now in your hands as polls open across the country for voting in this historic election. our powerhouse political team is here live in times square and all across the key battleground states on this special edition of "good morning america." it is finally here, election day, 2016. the polls are already open. voting is under way. let's take a look at the lines right now. there they are in florida and virginia this morning. there's miami, florida. lines in virginia, as welch the polls are open. we'll see what the turnout is, 130 million americans video to vote. >> hillary clinton and donald trump are both voting right here in new york city.
at a school in midtown. michael is outside in the center of our election headquarters. michael in good morning, robin. yes, i am. this is the spot where it's all going to go down tonight, both campaigns a few blocks away but our abc election headquarters are right here in the middle of it all. robin and george, we'll be here all night take over times square and a lot to get to, a big morning and big day ahead of us all. >> all right, michael. it's like we're taking the set out on a tes but the excitement is already starting. our whole team is here and ready to go and as we said, look at them over there. they are set and primed, ready to go. and the voting has already taken place in the town of dixville notch, new hampshire, casting votes. the first results are in, hillary clinton winning with four vote, donald trump getting two, gary johnson one and a write-in for mitt romney. >> had a few other towns in new
we'll cover it all. we have clinton's running mate tim kaine here, donald trump jr. will join us live. our powerhouse political team all spread out and start with cecilia vega with hillary clinton from the start and at her polling place this morning in west chester. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. 576 days campaigning, more than 280 campaign events, 37 states visited and now this historic day is finally here. hillary clinton calls this election the test of our time. when it was all over, hillary clinton did a little dance. ? this is my fight song ? >> reporter: marking a historic moment at a historic place. [ chanting "hillary" ] >> reporter: on the same stage at philadelphia's independence mall, the obamas, the clintons and 33,000 people, the largest crowd of this entire campaign, all there for a symbolic passing
way by helping hillary clinton to the podium. >> see, when it's -- when it's not, it's gotta be permanently there for you. >> we face the test of our time, what will we vote for? not just against. >> reporter: the nation's first african-american president hoping his successor breaks barriers too. >> and i'm asking you to work as hard as you can this one day to elect, my fellow american, this fighter, this stateswoman, this mother, this grandmother, this patriot, our next president of the united states of america. hillary clinton. >> reporter: and the first lady making one final pitch. >> we deserve a leader who sees our diversity not as a threat
>> reporter: clinton calling on her celebrity friends from the boss -- ? tonight girl we'll be free all the promises will be broken ? >> reporter: to bon jovi. ? here comes the sun ? ? here comes the sun ? >> reporter: and the final day of campaigning didn't end there. a midnight rally in north carolina with lady gaga. ? flying back to new york and when she landed, a group of friends and supporters right there to welcome her home. so much of america waking up this morning saying they are glad election day is finally here and trust me, the campaign feels that way too. hillary clinton after her stop here today will be largely out of sight for the rest of the day until that big party tonight in manhattan. what she hopes, of course, is a victory party, aides tell us that they've got two speeches prepared for her, one for each
we don't know if she's looked at either one of those yet. >> all right, cecilia, thank you. donald trump jr. is standing by and will join us in a moment. first joining us live the democratic nominee for vice president senator tim kaine is joining us live from richmond, virginia. good morning, senator. did you get any sleep last night? >> robin, i got about three hours of sleep but i feel about as good as you can feel with three hours of sleep. >> you've already cast your vote. >> i have, indeed. we opened the polls at 6:00 a.m. in virginia. i got there at by the time i had voted there was already quite a long line in my neighborhood. i was excited to see that. >> we're seeing already long lines all across the country as the polls are opening. senator, what have you seen so far be it the early voting and such, these last few days out on the campaign trail that have given you confidence or possibly concern, what have you seen? >> well, there are three things, robin that are really important that real data, you see who is
see who is asking for absentee ballots and returning them but then you also see the early ve participation in the states that allow it. and what we're seeing in terms of early participation is very, very strong. democracy always works better the more people participate and i think the energy and enthusiasm about what we believe will be a history making race, that's the thing that gives me the most, you know, the most feeling of optimism right now. >> there is a lot of a number of states are still in play. what has you your eye on, gives you the greatest concern? >> well, yeah, there's a couple of states that i call checkmate states so probably 10 or 15 that are battleground states, but the ones we watch really close are checkmate states. those are states where if we win, we know hillary will be president and i say this about north carolina, pennsylvania,
i think if we win any of those four hillary will be president and i think we have a chance to maybe win all of them but there are some of them will be really close, so we're watching those states very, very closely. also look, i'm selfish. virginia wasn't competitive at all when i got into politics in 1994 until president obama won it in 2008, it was assumed to be safe republican territory. our polls close at 7:00 p.m. this evening. so we'll probably know how virginia is going pretty tonight and that will tell us something too. >> as voters head to the polls there in your home state of virginia and all across the country, people who will be voting in favor of you, those who will not, what do you say to those people, the american people who are going out to let their voices be heard today after such a challenging election season? >> i just encourage them, robin. i lived in honduras 35 years ago. it was a military dictatorship and nobody could vote.
they could elect their leaders, things like peaceful transfer of power and respecting election results were what they looked at us as setting the example for, so my main pitch to everybody is, we are so blessed to have the opportunity to participate in a vigorous way. we just passed more than 200 million americans registered to vote in this country and i just hope we see record turnout for what i believe is going to be a history making election. >> and peafu all right, senator tim kaine, thank you very much. we move on to donald trump wrapping up his campaign with a midnight rally in michigan. he is back in new york city this morning to vote. says he's going to win with the help of tom brady and bill belichick of the new england patriots. our tom llamas has been with him from the start. tussled with him at times here in midtown manhattan. good morning, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. this morning donald trump will be here in manhattan and he'll vote. he'll walk into his polling location, grab this giant
up. at the top of that he'll have an amazing moment. he'll see his name as a choice for president. now, melania and ivanka trump will also be voting with him this morning. this will be the first time it ivanka votes for her father. he'll need every vote he can get. on the eve of election day, donald trump already declaring victory. >> i think we're going to blow them out tomorrow in a lot of different way, blow them out. no way. this is not the sound of a second place finisher, that i can tell you. >> reporter: trump's marathon campaign taking him to five battleground states in one day, finishing past midnight in grand rapids, michigan. >> we're hours away from a once in a lifetime change. we're going to have real change. >> reporter: but before that,
hampshire and a surprise, trump announcing two of the most popular people in new england are supporting him. patriots coach bill belichick and quarterback tom brady. >> so i said, so, tom, you voted for me, you support me. am i allowed to say it tonight to this massive crowd in new hampshire? he said, if you want to say it, you can say it, okay. tom. that's what a champ is all about. >> reporter: in sarasota, the republican nominee pausi his crowd erupted in chants of president trump. [ chanting "president trump" ] >> reporter: for trump reaching the height of presidential politics anything but humbling and making sure everyone remembers. >> they say it's the single greatest movement politically speaking in the history of this country. can you believe that? can you believe it? that's quite an honor. >> reporter: when asked by "the wall street journal" if it was
took massive amounts of work, incredible amounts of intrusion into my life, unbelievably unfair hits to my family but the answer is very proudly yes. trump telling his supporters his work is done. now it's up to them. >> well, you know what you can do, go out and vote tomorrow. that's what you can do, i'll tell you. that's the only way. that's where you beat the rigging, folks. >> reporter: n celebrate for an hour then wake up on wednesday and immediately start working. if he loses movement or not donald trump says this will be the single biggest waste of time, money and energy. george. >> okay, tom, thank very much. let's talk to his son, donald trump jr. one of his dad's closest advisers. thanks for coming back in. i remember the morning of the iowa caucuses, the first votes. we sat down and talked. ten months later you're here on
to go around the country and see all these people, so many who have been disaffected by the political system and that's really a bipartisan problem, people who have been let down by politicians time and time again. to be able to see them face-to-face, not just on tv every once in a while but have them come up to you with that emotion, it's been awesome. it's moving. >> robin asked tim kaine where he sees hope. the polls show you behind right now. what are you looking for for hope? >> so i want everyone to turn out, people who have been let down, i want them to turn out and vote and bring their friends i mean i have seen that from so many people that come up to us and they're screaming, we love you, keep doing what you're doing and i've had just as many come up and say, we love you, keep doing what you're doing. they've been put in a box oftentimes by the media. by a false narrative created out there. you know, they can't be as vocal about supporting trump and it's going to be interesting to see how that turns out. >> you saw your father last night at some of those rallies say if he loses this whole thing has been a waste of time. is that what you think? >> you know, i don't know about
wake up and start representing their constituency. what i've seen, government of the elite by the elite and for the elite. and seen it whether it be all of the corruption out there, all of the nonsense that we've been reading about over -- i don't think that's what the american want want. they want a voice again. they haven't had it in a long time so hopefully we can be the start of that movement to give those people back their voice. >> this is a bitter campaign. y bring the country together. >> i think he has to start by doing what he's been doing. i was in detroit yesterday. my father has gone into the inner cities and gone to places where traditional republican candidates wouldn't go, wouldn't even think about bothering to campaign because he knows he has to be president for all of america and go into those places and make sure he follows through. >> if he loses will he work to bring the country together. >> i imagine he will. i think, you know, again, we've all grown a lot during this process. we've all learned a lot.
stork city and work for a successful business and family but he's seen those people and been watching them for 18 months. their american dream has been exported to foreign countries and someone else is living that dream. weigh want to bring that back and do that as best we can regardless of the outcome. >> thanks for coming in this morning. >> that morning in iowa seems like a long time ago. >> i always say the last 18 months has been the longest ten years of my life. thank you. as voting gets under way our latest tracking pollho with a four-point lead over donald trump. abc's jonathan karl joins us with a closer look at where it stands right now. millions heading out to the polls today. 45 million have already cast their vote. where do things stand right now? >> the early vote has been huge. robin, we don't know how any of these people have voted but we actually know quite a bit about who is voting. take the biggest swing state of them all, the state of florida, if you look at this you've had democrats with a slight edge
but look at the huge independent vote. almost 20% of the vote has been independent. in the state of north carolina, you have democrats with an even bigger edge over republicans in the early vote and a considerable independent vote. here's the thing, though, although democrats in both those states have a big advantage it's actually less of an advantage than they had four years ago when barack obama barely won florida and lost the state of north carolina. so we don't know, again, how that vote is going to play >> you heard tim kaine talk about those checkmate states for hillary clinton. so what is donald trump's most plausible path now that our poll is showing him behind. >> it's a tough path. first of all, if you look at the abc rate ratings he has to go through and win every single one of the states that we have as toss-up states. even if he does that, george, take a look what happens to the electoral count. if he wins every single one of our toss-up states he is still short of the 270 he needs and
blue states like michigan or pennsylvania and, again, those are states that he has not led in a single poll since this election started. >> going back to the convention. jon karl, thanks very much. >> all right. this is going to be your home away from home today. michael will be -- tonight too. tonight michael is going to be outside and that's where he is right now with a look at what we can expect. michael. >> i'm going to be here. i'm going to have a coat on tonight. abc news, we are taking over times square for election 2016. we've got this giant interactive map that's going to colors throughout the night when abc news projects a state tore clinton or trump that state is going to turn red or it's going to turn blue. now we've teamed up with facebook to create this booth in times square that's right behind me. we'll talk with some of the voigt from around the country in person, we're also going to talk to them on social media about some of the things that are most important to them and meanwhile, while this is happening here, the candidates, they've been having a little fun on social media lately. hillary clinton and her team
challenge. there we go. it's going viral. bill, huma, hillary and look at that, who is that in the back? jon bon jovi, that was on the plane, had a good time with that and also trump's kids have been having a little fun. ivanka and tiffany taking a snapchat puppy filter and there are lots of people out there using snapchat election day filters you wering you to get out and cast your important vote. celebs like john legend and action, as well and now we're calling for you to get in on the action. write to us on our on the other hand meeting using #election2016. get out and vote and i'll bring in ginger zee. i found you out here standing all over the country. do you think the weather will influence voting. >> we in history it has, 1960, 2000. this year the trouble spots, michigan and ohio. i want to show you the map, though. we've got a lot of maps coming up and a lot of screens to showcase on this tuesday.
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polls to vote on some major hot button issues. and amy, you have all of that coming up. >> that's right. states are voting on everything from marijuana to the death penalty to gun control. it is a big day on a lot of issues coming up. robin. >> got to keep that in mind. a lot of excitement here in new york and in those battleground states that could determine the election. the candidates have been spending a lot of time in florida. it's considered a must-win for trump, but not a guarantee. paula faris is in miami shores. paula, what are you seeing so far? good morning. >> reporter: well, what i'm robin because over half the state already voted. but it is all about florida. 29 electoral votes up for grabs. donald trump has spent more time and more money in this state than anywhere else. he calls it his second home. but it's almost impossible for him to win the presidency if he doesn't pick up this state. whereas secretary clinton who has also spent the most amount
the presidency. one key demographic we are keeping a close eye on is the hispanic early vote, in 2012 that comprised 522,000 votes. fast forward to this election cycle, almost double. a massive surge. we're talking 980,000. and keep this in mind, 36% of those that voted early from the hispanic community in 2016, you guys, didn't even vote for years ago. this is a base that is extremely motivated. a base that is expected to skew hey determine what happens in the paula, thank you. ultimately >> you know the sunshine state is important. but north carolina is also a major battleground state. and hillary clinton spent her final night of the campaign there and abc's linsey davis is in raleigh. a big law could help drive voter turnout. >> reporter: you're exactly right, good morning to you, michael. lots of enthusiasm here. the line to vote is actually out of the door. that's because there's so much at stake here in the tar heel state. for starters you have that
such a polarizing issue. and the thought is that's going to drive a lot of people to the polls. in the most recent poll here in north carolina, you have clinton and trump tied neck and neck. in 2012, north carolina voted for mitt romney. in 2008, they voted for president obama. and prior to that, north carolina had not voted for a democrat for president since 1976, whe but in 2008 a big help for president obama was the extremely large black voter turnout. the school of thought is that hillary clinton will need a repeat of the same in order to okay, linsey, thanks. guys. our whole political team here this morning. i'm joined by martha raddatz, matthew dowd, cokie roberts and along with alex castellanos and stephanie rawlings-blake, the democratic mayor of baltimore. thank you all for being here. matt, let me begin with you. sunday, you said hillary clinton has a 95% chance of winning. you sticking with that? >> maybe 96% this morning.
don't know, which could obviously affect the election today is, what's the composition of the electorate? i think the trump campaign hopes it looks like 2014. the clinton wants it to look like 2012 or 2008. i think donald trump's only chance would be like the new york giants, coming across town, going to madison square garden and beating the new york rangers on their ice. >> anything's possible. >> you accepted the challenge. well done. cokie, cokie, you and many >> that's because the country is so divided and it's really hard to see how you get big swings one way or another. but i do think that matt is right. it will be like 2012 except on steroids. because we are seeing this big hispanic turnout, which is very interesting. i think the african-american turnout is going to get up. but we have a group of swing voters, people who have not voted democratic before and those are college-educated white
clinton today and up to today the way they have been showing up in the public opinion polls, then she's got the election. >> and now alex, on george's show on sunday, you predicted a trump victory. but you agree it's going to be hard for him to win the latino vote. >> i think it's going to be very hard. matt is here to provide rational analysis. i'm here to balance that. >> sports analogy. >> as recent ly as 2006, more hispanics in florida were registered as republicans than democrats. boy, has that changed. and that is going to be, i think, the big moment of the night is, does donald trump take florida? if he does not, it's going to make the path ahead nearly impossible i think. >> martha, let's take a look at the big picture here and the entire campaign. as you know, robin, i've been crossing the country and talking to voters. issues do come up.
they talk about immigration and they talk about the supreme court. but i think what it boils down to is temperament and character. and whether they have the temperament and character to address the issues they're talking about, to address national security. i heard again and again, temperament questions out donald trump and character questions about hillary clinton. so in the end, i think that's really what will make up people's minds. >> and bottom line, both candidates enter election day the least liked candidates in american history so, mayor blake, let me bring this to you. you are a hillary clinton supporter. even if she wins, looks like she's not going to have a honeymoon. looks like the majority of americans saying they don't like her. how does she address it? >> you've seen secretary as a resilient woman and i think she will be a resilient president and understands we have to heal our country. that's why she talks about the fact that we are stronger together. she understands the diversity of our country is truly our strength and i think that she is
you have to get in there and , when you -- she has a former mayor as her vice president. he knows the ground game. he knows how to get in communities and get things done. and you have a -- we will have a president who shows every single day that she cares about american families. and i think that will be the healing that our country needs. >> don't underestimate the excitement that will be there if, in fact, she wins. this dislike will go away at least briefly because she'll be the elected president. and she'll be the first woman president. and that will cause a tremendous amount of excitement. >> i think whoever wins, this country is exhausted from this election. we are all going to be hungry for something to bring the country together. and i think whoever wins is going to be given a gift. they're going to be given that moment to bring the country together. i hope they're wise enough to do it. >> matt, they'll require partners as well.
hillary clinton wins, as you believe, what do you expect from republicans in washington? >> well, my guess is paul ryan and mitch mcconnell and others are going to basically take the reins away from donald trump as quick as they can tonight. take the keys away from him being the designated driver and position them as representing the republican party going forward. i think that's their biggest concern tonight. who is the leader of the republican party after tonight? >> all of you will be here with us tonight. thank you very much. get some sleep during the day. coming up here how secure are your votes and can the election be hacked? brian ross is here with what americans should really be ror worried about as he head to the polls. we'll be back in two minutes. ? ?
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alert this morning in case there are any actions, any antics, anybody trying to hack into the election. and here is abc's investigative correspondent brian ross with much more on this. good morning, brian. >> well, good morning, robin. the watch is on this morning as nearly every state has asked the federal government for help to protect its voting system from being hacked. but the fact that each state for the most part has its own somewhat internet-friendly way of doing things is probably the best protection against the final outcome somehow being affected by a cyberattack. or as one candidate has claimed rigged. 're in a rigged system.ks. the system is totally rigged and broken. >> reporter: cybersecurity experts have long warned about how simple it would be to mess with individual electronic voting booths. >> it would be very easy for someone to put a piece of malware on this type of device
not encrypted. and while they're voting, manipulate the card to either plant an embedded code on one of these devices or multiply the number of votes they're submitting. >> reporter: there is no evidence any such rigging has ever taken place. but at least four states, including illinois, have had their voter registration rolls targeted or scanned. deleted, nothing was altered. >> reporter: but officials are concerned the scanning by hackers in russia or elsewhere r today. been just a preparation >> there have been a variety of scanning activities which is a preamble for potential intrusion activities. >> reporter: and security experts say the aim could be to cause confusion, hitting targets other than the voting systems themselves. >> organizations could hack into a social media system, could begin posting inaccurate or misleading information regarding the election. trying to undermine confidence
>> reporter: u.s. officials say they have sent word to the russians in, quote, the strongest way we know how, that any attempt to attack the u.s. election system will have the harshest consequences. >> can they do anything to stop these cyberattacks? >> reporter: they can. they're on patrol right now. department of homeland security headquarters. they can shut down attacks from overseas and can shut down the lines and blacklist a known neral?, how about security in ck very high, especiallye here outside trump tower this morning. trucks lining the outside to guard against crowds coming or possible bomb blasts. very heavy security. >> all right, brian, thank you. >> the u.s. has fingered the russians. let's see what the russians say. our alex marquardt is in moscow this morning. you know, putin has been a major player in this campaign the whole way and, of course, he's denying these charges from the u.s. intelligence officials. >> reporter: good morning, george. that's right. he has, of course, denied any role in the hacking and in speaking with experts here it's
have come directly from putin or and from the kremlin whether something a bit more independent, that's likely we will never have an answer to. what is clear is that he has been seizing on the anger and division in the u.s. to fuel instability. and that's something that he's had quite some success with. >> he's been such a player in this entire election. we know that he was not hay with hillary clinton as secretary of state, vladimir putin, especially for what the u.s. did after he went into ukraine. donald trump said a lot of great things about vladimir putin, return. but do we have any indication about who he really wants to win? >> reporter: no, we don't really know who he'd like to see inside the white house. he hasn't said anything publicly. people close to the kremlin have expressed doubt about trump's unpredictability. his lack of experience. if this were left up to ordinary russians, it's much clearer.
38% of the vote to clinton's 9%. either way they're getting ready for both candidates here. you can see the souvenir shops rolling out the matryoshka or nesting dolls. with former presidents inside and the two candidates on the outside. >> alas, no electoral votes for donald trump in moscow. alex marquardt, thank you very much. >> all right, george and michael. coming up in just two minutes, the white house isn't the only issue on the ballot. the hot button issues sending ll polls today. plus, what are kids caring about this election season? we have letters from our children to the future president. and we'll have what they want to see from our next leader and for our country. i have asthma... ...one of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine. i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment with breo.
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white house at stake. >> there sure is, michael, from political offices to all those ballot initiatives, voters have a lot on their plates in this election cycle. let's start with indiana. governor mike pence dropped his re-election bid so he could be donald trump's running mate and recent polls are showing eric holcomb in a tight race with democrat john gregg. it's a controversial law that is allowing deniabl same-sex people. it's playing a major part in that state and then marijuana is big on the ballots this year. five states are considering whether or not to legalize it. maine, massachusetts, arizona, nevada and california and that state is home to more than 10% of the u.s. population. so a lot of people impacted with that one. and then also in the golden state, a potential law on ammunition. prop 63 would make it illegal to own magazines that have more
and require background checks for people buying bullets. it came about in the wake of the massacre in san bernardino. one more in california, voters there considering the state's death penalty prop 62 would scrap it entirely and replace it with life in prison. so a lot of people heading to the polls not just with the presidential candidate in mind, but voting on a lot of these propositions, robin. >> it is so important, amy, to keep that in mind. coming up -- from the trumps to the clintons, candidates' families shaping the election? we all know there's a lot of tension on election day and prior to and we have some great ways to deal with the stress. dr. ashton is going to be here with that. that's coming up.
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back here on "good morning america," a little bit more about your election forecast. we know florida, swing state, that looks good. i mentioned earlier how michigan and ohio are going to be a big deal. and now i want to show you all the other states highlighted on this map with some of the trouble spots, so you can kind of see what's going on here. localized flooding possible. this is after a couple of days of six to even ten inches along the gulf coast but a lot of states down there not as crucial. 's right there with the michigan and, of course, ohio later in the afternoon and evening when the cold front fall that it could impact voter turnout. doesn't look like a ton of rain. otherwise all those other states on the map are looking so good. one other headline that i wanted to get to, we haven't mentioned enough. north carolina in that drought, lots of fires. on the actual fire map, some of the most fires now in the southeast so all that brought to
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>> wisn 12 news time now is 7:56. today is election day. >> polls are open in wisconsin and wisn 12 news is live downtown with updates. lots of people there, reporter: the polls have been open for almost an hour and large crowds have been here. we have an hour wait. this line wraps down this hallway and past the bathrooms here and comes up to here. a couple of hundred people in line here. it is busy ever since the polls opened this morning.
so allow extra time if you are coming to this polling place. it is busy. >> hillary, thank you. stay with wisn 12 throughout the day and we are partnering with the power of abc news to bring you the latest results. we begin at 4:00 p.m. and continue all night long. now to the forecast. >> here is sally severson. >> the early morning temperatures 56 at the airport. the winds are west at 10. north, northwest winds for the day. cool front made its way through a. couple of showers associated with the boundary and exiting by now. there is a clearing to the north and west. the early morning clouds and slow clearing in the afternoon. the temperatures hold between 55 and 57.
lows dip down to 40 degrees. we talk about sunshine for wednesday and highs in the upper 50s. warmer on thursday. highs up to the 60s. see you in 30 minutes. russ feingold: in the senate there's a choice- you can go along with the rigged system, or you can stand for something that matters. i stand with wisconsin working families. going to all 72 counties, i know how hard you work and how wages aren't keeping up. senator johnson stands with ceo's -tax loopholes for billionaires, tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. i'll take on the rigged system.
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. decision day. both candidates pull out all the stops overnight. >> i'm here to ask you to vote for yourselves. >> it will be the most important vote. >> hillary clinton with the president, the first lady, the boss and bon jovi. >> we are going to be livin' on a prayer. five battleground states in one day. >> we're going to blow them out tomorrow in a lot of different way, blow them out. >> as the first votes are cast in new hampshire. hillary clinton and donald trump both voting this morning as americans head to the polls on this election day. secret weapons. which potential first family has been a great asset on the campaign trail? the "gma" exclusive poll revealing which family voters prefer. their influence on this historic race and how each has given their candidate a special edge
? we'll be safe and sound ? in their own words children reveal their hopes for the country. >> dear future president, this is what i want for the future of america. >> i want equal rights for everyone. >> solve any type of problem. >> i want america to be admired overseas. >> the issues that matter most to them and what they want the next president to know as we say -- [ chanting "good morning, america" ] >> and good morning, america that is westchester, new york, hillary clinton has just entered the polling place right behind the door there. she is going to be voting this morning. i don't think there's any mystery about who she is going to be voting for or her husband former president bill clinton. there she is. as she was walking in just moments ago looking pretty chipper for someone who had very little sleep last night, they went from philadelphia to north carolina.
bill clinton right there, as well as they walk in. jon bon jovi on the plane with them. bruce springsteen in philadelphia. lady gaga for the final concert as well, but now it comes down to the moment for her where she will cast her vote. there she is walking in. >> it must be something to see your name on the ballot as president of the united states. >> got to be such a moment. >> no matter who you are. >> and after all of this work. >> even for someone who has been first lady, secretary of state, a senator from the state of new york. she's seen herself on the ballot before as a senator but never -- >> as president -- >> -- never for president of the united states. look at it. another sign of our times right there. >> everybody has their phones. >> she might not stop for a selfie before she votes this morning, although we will see. >> this campaign season, who knows. it could very well be -- >> it looks like she is stopping to talk there. >> well, she may not stop but president bill clinton, he's there, maybe he could take the selfies while she goes in to vote. >> and, cecilia vega, you're on the scene there, as well?
they just pulled up right here behind me. i tried to shout a question at her, asked her how she was feeling about election day. i got a big wave. i got no comment. i'm used to that one, george. she has called this the test of our time and election day is finally here. this historic day, a historic moment is how she closed down this campaign overnight. you mentioned that rally in philly. they were there on the historic independence mall and you mentioned some othe big names bruce springsteen, but, of course the clintons and obamas side by side and not just that, the largest crowd of this entire campaign, 33,000 people, that's the biggest crowd for any candidate in this race and hillary clinton had a chance to make her closing argument. take a listen. >> we face the test of our time, what will we vote for, not just against.
ballot because although my name and my opponent's name may be on the ballot, every issue you care about is on that ballot. >> and as we watch hillary clinton -- >> reporter: that is the point she is making in her closing argument. this stark contrast, the clinton campaign, george, is feeling very confident as know heading they're really talking about their ground game that they've spent months building up and say they've made contact with 45 million people since early voting began on door knocks and phone calls but hillary clinton is superstitious and still has two speeches ready just in case, george. >> she is but you're right dropping their veneer a little bit. a lot of confidence in the clinton camp. let's find the view from the trump camp from tom llamas in new york city. donald trump will be voting, as well, tom. >> reporter: george, good morning to you.
to appear here at this voting location in manhattan with melania and his daughter ivanka. now, you spoke of superstitions. donald trump is also superstitious so this morning he called up fox news, "fox & friends." he said he always did that before the primary win so he did that today and also acknowledged he does have some regrets but he didn't want to list them. he says you always have to look forward. he feels confident. he thinks they'll win florida and surprise people in other big states. now, yesterday he campaigned from 11:00 a.m. in the morning until 1:00 a.m. today this morning. he had a late night rally in grand rapids, michigan. he collar workers, those disaffected white working class voters are going to turn out for him and he's going to be able to break that blue wall of support for hillary clinton. last night in new hampshire he had a crazy rally. it was a laser light show. his family was on stage, governor mike pence was there. his running mate, rudy giuliani and then he had a big surprise and announced he has the endorsement of two of the most popular people in new england and new hampshire, of course, they're in new england, quarterback tom brady for the patriots and, of course, also
belichick, who wrote him a very personal letter. now, if you want an endorsement in new england, it's definitely from those two, again, waiting for him to come here at some point to vote and we will ask him what it's like to vote for yourself for president. george. >> okay, tom llamas, thanks very much. now let's go to amy with the rest of the morning's top headlines. >> good morning, guys. and there is another drama playing out today in the senate where democrats need a net gain of at least four seats to take control and one state to watch is new hampshire where the race between republican kelly ayotte and democratic governor maggie hassan has swung back and forth and then in missouri, afghan war veteran jason kander is challenging republican roy blunt. kander's campaign ad showed him putting together a rifle blindfolded. well, the justice department is deploying 500 election monitors across 28 states today, they will be watching for voter intimidation. that's fewer monitors than four years ago. officials blame the decrease on a supreme court ruling that
are looking into thousands of cases of alleged voter registration fraud. authorities say political operatives from a group tied to the democratic party have been fabricating voter reg strayings for months to meet quotas, but so far no charges have been filed. and with both presidential candidates holding election night parties in manhattan, the nypd, as you might imagine, is deploying more than 5,000 officers, double the number usually assigned on election day. it's about the same number though deployed for new year's eve or the pope's visit. and you know what, finally, we have one picture that may just sum up the national mood on this election day. take a look. a divorce sale at this house on the market there in florida and there on the lawn a trump sign right next to a clinton sign. they say a picture says a thousand words, and i think that one does exactly that. >> they couldn't agree. >> divided america. >> that's it. thank you, amy. so you have a political "pop news" there. >> well, a little bit.
then a political asylum flavor for you. good morning, everybody. it is time for "pop news" and we begin with kensington palace issuing an unprecedented statement asking the press and internet trolls, i say that in quotes, to respect prince harry and his american girlfriend meghan markle's privacy coming to her defense and acknowledging their relationship is in process. the letter explains, quote, prince harry is worried about ms. markel's safety and is deeply dioi this is not a game. it is her life and his. prince harry says the media has, quote, crossed the line. >> the palace was livid in that letter. >> and we were correct in our reporting. we can now confirm apparently they are dating. >> but we are not trolls. >> we are not trolls, and i do think that they have every right to have a nice romance. >> but it is a big deal that she's now under the umbrella of protection of kensington palace. so, that's notable. >> there you go.
we will stay on that story in a most respectable way. now switching to the election, some election theme "pop news." this year may be stressful, but voters in pennsylvania have puppies at the polls to make the ruff decision a little easier. the providence animal center and the pennsylvania spca will plan to have puppies at polling locations in an effort to attract millennial voters and also to reduce aiety on everybody. >> ah, look at that >> this pawsome idea comes from next gen climate, it's initiative that brought pups to iowa and north carolina, pennsylvania, nevada and new hampshire and turning now to our own initiative to help as many shelter dogs find their forever homes, drum roll, please. [ drum roll ] could this be a coincidence or not, 1776 dogs have been adopted by our viewers as of this morning on election day. >> how patriotic. >> yes. hamilton-like popularity in our
it's really exciting. keep it coming. we are on it all month long. and then finally, it took a dog food commercial to deliver one of the strongest messages of this election. an actress sporting a pro-trump t-shirt pretends to lose her dog in the middle of a very big hillary clinton rally. she does the same thing later at a trump rally wearing a hillary t-shirt and asking people if they can help her find the dog's rightful owner. she's wearing the t-shirt. experiment. the reactions you are seeing are real. the growling you also see stops by the end of the commercial when the dog is reunited with its owner, the message is loud and clear, we are all concerned about the same things, we all have heart and when it comes to dogs, there are no political parties. it's a really warm, wonderful commercial, brought a tear to my eye. pedigree did a great job and at the end of the day on this day, that's what we have to remember. we all want the same things for
that is "pop news." >> thank you. ah. >> great job. >> thank you, lara. i'd like to do it again, you're working it. you're working it. coming up, the candidates' secret weapons. their families. we've got an exclusive poll revealing what americans think about the clintons and the trumps. come on back. you know how it is, someone does something nice for you and you feel obligated to do something nice back. maybe your aunt sent you a crocheted scarf, you sent a thank you note... and the crochet just kept on coming. they'll buy your car even if you don't buy a car from them. because feeling obligated is uncomfortable. and tight. in places it shouldn't be. carmax won't make you feel that way. lucky you. i feel like a quilt. ? ? for millions of baby boomers there's a virus out there. a virus that's serious, like hiv,
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let's go back to abc's palmer. paula faris. she's in miami shores, florida, with much more on this. hey there. looking good there, paula. >> good morning. hi there. thanks, robin. family, ah, we all love our family, as we just mentioned trump's family is seen more of an asset than hillary clinton's family. families tend to humanize the candidates but as we all know families can bring out the best in us and the absolute worst. it's a long-standing political tradition. >> she's strong ough to be president. >> i am so fiercely, ridiculously proud of my mom. >> reporter: the potential first families pounding the campaign pavement for that presidential win. >> we get a sense of who they are through their children, through their spouse. we want to get a human connection to that individual. families give us that connection. >> she's the best darned change maker i ever met in my entire life. >> reporter: still hugely popular in democratic circles,
to capitalize on that love. staying largely on message while campaigning in states where his wife's opponent is strong. >> i have been aware of his love for this country since we first met. >> reporter: but in a rare move for political spouses, melania trump has been mostly absent from the trail. >> so it's hard to say whether she's been a positive or negative factor. she really has been a neutral factor. she really hasn't taken to the stump herself. we really haven't gotten a direct connection to melania trump through of >> my only mission is to get him there because i know he can make a difference. >> reporter: some saying the trump children, especially ivanka, have filled that void. the eldest trump daughter emerging as one of her father's strongest political assets even announcing major policy plans. >> we had a very comprehensive plan for how to make child care more affordable, more accessible, create more optionality. >> i think ivanka trump has been
effective surrogate for her father than any of her siblings or melania trump. i think she's been poised, she's been on message. >> i know with all my heart that my mother will make us proud as our next president. >> reporter: and as an experienced campaigner, some political analysts say that chelsea clinton has helped to show the softer side of her mother. >> i think where chelsea clinton has broken through, it's in talking about her mom as a mom. talking about herself as a mom. it's the personal side, not the policy side that chelsea clinton can vouch for her mom's candidacy. >> la familia. so who would do what within the administration? melania says as potential first lady she would champion children's causes, cyberbullying and social media. donald trump, a lot of people really want his children to get involved said that they probably would not serve in any capacity in the white house. as for hillary clinton, bill
called upon her, she would return to the white house keeping it all in the family, guys. >> all in the family. looking good there in miami, thank you, paula. our little slogan for our family is family, we may not have it all together but together we have it all. >> good one. >> that's how it is. thank you. coming up, what are your kids saying about america's next president? this will warm your heart.
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at ship jobs overseas. i'll take on the rigged system. and work to build an economy that works for everyone. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message becausyou deserve a senator who stands up for you. back here on "good morning america," it is dry in times square but not for ohio. look at this map quickly. that shower and the cold front coming through, one until 8:00 p.m. you got showers in your we're also standing by because we're about to hear from0s willd nearly steady today. showers with a cool front will exit quickly this morning with clearing skies this afternoon. fair and 40 tonight with sun and upper 50s wednesday. a bubble of warm air for thursday as we
all right, as ginger said, it is now time to hear from the kids. our future voters to find out what they think is most important. take a look at what they're sharing in letters to our future president. ? >> dear future president. >> dear future president. >> dear future president. >> this is what i want for the future of america. >> i want america to kin to be the symbol of freedom that it is to all people around the world. >> to be welcoming to other people. >> i want everybody to treat others fairly. >> i want us to love everyone in our country. >> make us love again and not hate. >> i would like for you to improve our lives and stop wars in other countries and have more bully-free schools. >> please stop violence and
>> i would like men and women to have equal pay, and i would like to see real action on gun control. >> please take care of our country and make sure nobody gets hurt. >> keep the country and the world safe. serve chick-fil-a at school every monday. >> i want the world to be a lot more safe. >> i hope america is a very peaceful country and i also hope that nobody is discriminated against. >> dear future president, i like america to have lots of love. >> everyone that needs health care should be able to get it. >> for all americans to have food, clothing and shelter. >> lower taxes so it will be easier for some people. >> bigger and better job, homes and schools. >> no war, no crime, no hunger. >> children born in poverty have suffered for far too long. more programs for the homeless,
to have a good education and to be treated well. >> what i really want is to make college education less expensive. >> i would like you to treat other countries with the respect they deserve, even if that sometimes means putting down pride. >> i would like for you to rebuild relationships with other countries. >> dear future president, congratulations on your new job. i hope you spend the next four years finding a way to get rid of homework! >> perfect. >> all politics is local. >> yes, it is. >> and doesn't it sound so simple when they say it? sounds so right and simple. we have more coming up. we'll go behind the scenes on the campaign trail with four people who went everywhere with the candidates and you're going to see what
>> wisn 12 news time is 8:27. today is election day and polls are now open in wisconsin! let's take a live look from the zeidler municipal building in milwaukee. polls opened at 7:00 a.m. and as long as you are in line at 8:00 p.m. your vote will be counted. remember that you have to bring a valid photo id with you to the polls. >> wisn 12 is partnering with
you the latest results. our special election coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. and continues all night long. >> now here is sally severson with a look at the election day forecast. >> temperatures are showing up in the 50s. right now 56 degrees. take a look, the sun is trying to come through and partly cloudy at the airport on a west wind. we had a cool front coming through this morning and light showers with it, but already the ye clouds and some sunshine as well. we hold the temperatures mid to up 50s. a slow clearing in place. for tonight, partly cloudy skies. lows at 40.
and times square looking a little different this morning. as i said earlier, a test drive. better get comfortable. >> i'm ready. >> you'll be surrounded by a cast of thousands. >> you will be at the javits center with hillary clinton's >> at the hilton. >> we'll be blocks apart. >> it's amazing. >> right in the middle. we've got clinton down on 33rd. we're on 44th and here on 53rd. >> very good. yes. >> got it all. and there's a lot of voting in space today. believe it or not, one vote. kimbrough submitted his ballot. vote while you float in that is some absentee ballot. no one has any excuses if he
well in the battleground state of pennsylvania where hillary clinton held a star-studded rally overnight joined by the president and first lady and a few other stars. abc's eva pilgrim is there in philadelphia. what a night it was, eva. >> reporter: yeah, big night. this is a tipping point state, amy. a state that could put either candidate over the edge. while this state has historically gone to the democrats every year since 1992, it is very much at play this year. both candidates making big lastin trump with a big crowd in scranton and predicted in october he will win so big here. clinton with that star-studded packed crowd at independence mall. she had bon jovi, she had bruce springsteen as well as the president and mrs. obama. and a key area for people to watch here is these philadelphia suburbs. they've historically gone republican but the changing demographics make this an area either candidate can win and for
important. republicans usually have to carry the philadelphia suburbs to win this state, amy. >> all right, eva, that's of course, why we saw melania there last week, robin. >> we'll watch those all night long. outside to lara and michael now. >> thank you so much, george. also here this morning our campaign reporters who have been on the trail since that very first day traveling almost 2 million miles combined. we're going to talk to them in just a moment. but first let's take a look at what they saw behind the scenes. from two new york announcements. >> i am officially running -- >> i'm back. >> to one seat in the oval our tireless abc campaign reporters have been there for it all following the two candidates still vying for your vote. >> to think that from that escalator we have gone two iowa, new hampshire, nevada, south carolina, texas, florida, i mean, you name it. >> you see thing, you get to cross this beautiful amazing country.
>> sacrificing their normal lives for more than a year. >> i've been covering hillary clinton full time since she launched her campaign 575 days ago. >> the campaign plane, it's where we eat, we live. we sleep. >> witnessing firsthand the moment hillary clinton and donald trump became the official nominees. >> i accept your nomination. >> what surprised me was how rocky that road was to get there. i don't think anybody could have bernie sanders. >> i humbly accept your nomination. >> he has become the republican nominee, the most unlikely candidate ever, ever, no one ever thought this was possible but somehow trump has pulled this off. >> reporting from the front lines, collectively filing more than 1,000 articles. blasting out 19,000 tweets and giving us rare access to the country's future leader. >> a top moment was the day i
one-on-one. i got an hour's notice before the interview and worked to get questions together and at the end we just chatted casually. she told me about a bracelet she wear, one that nelson mandela gave her and another that has a charm of her granddaughter charlotte on it. >> he's very close to his little army. he wants everyone's opinion. he's very engaged with them. he knows what's going on in their lives. that little team around him is really become a very tight-knit family. >> and picking up a few for life on the road. >> you have to enroll in every single rewards program imaginable. >> getting tsa precheck was critical to my time on the campaign trail? nyquil, day quill, you never know. band-aid, you never know. >> a life-changing experience that comes to a dramatic conclusion today. >> to think after all of in that it's suddenly over, it's weird. i mean, this is our lives.
>> the first thing i will do is sleep. >> when this is all over i plan on first and foremost sleeping. >> most importantly i think sleep. >> but before they sleep, they are with us. list kreutz and josh haskell has been covering the clinton campaign, thank you so very much. and on this side, john santucci and candace smith have been with trump's campaign from the beginning. want to ask how happy are you to have your lives back? a if you week ahead and who knows what happens tonight. >> watching that piece you want to go do it again. we had so much fun. >> i think you're the only one who wants to do it again, john. >> sign me up, let's go. >> he does get into it and does a great job. >> josh, what are you going to miss most about being on the road? >> the spontaneity of it all. you never know what's going to happen. my gear in my apartment at all types and never forget sunday, 9/11, hillary clinton was doing
memorial and heard she had some sort of health issue at the ceremony and i'm racing to chelsea clinton's apartment two minutes from mine and there's hillary clinton and i covered that story for the next two weeks, never got back home. >> so really it is breaking news, you are on the move all the time. liz, this is your first time. how was the experience for you? i know off camera you were ying those planes and all of that travel was actually rather fun. >> yeah, it actually is, you know, as much as it's grueling you can see where ia job, it's so much fun. we all become sort of like a tail family. i think that's what practice i'll miss. >> all the other networks. >> and other reporters and we sort of are in this together because it's such a wild ride and no one else could understand it and, you know, there's also fun types -- we have moments with hillary clinton where she'll come back and take questions from us and we often climb on top of each other and create this sort of human pyramid on the seats of the plane to try to get in and ask a question. >> it's a lot of chaos, though. you don't have a desk. you don't have anything like
on top of each other. at one point you didn't have internet and something happened that you really needed internet. >> well, yeah, the day that director comey had released his update to the letter. we had no way to communicate or even know about it and we told the clinton campaign staffers about the story and seeing their faces and not being able to report it out, it was quite a situation, but, you know, people lived in a time without internet so -- >> there's got to be a way. we did it before. we have to do it again. candace, not one but two embed, with jeb bush first and then trump and a bit of a mishap on your end once. >> well, you know, i think through the course of this year and a half i've traveled to 700 -- i've traveled to 300 city, 38 state, probably 700,000 miles so sometimes you forget where you are so i was in wisconsin supposed to be driving to milwaukee. i put in the name of my hotel driving catching up on calls and see signs for minneapolis, i had
missed that event. >> a woman after my own heart. it does happen. >> you may have missed that event that day but you made it here today. welcome back. hopefully civility cops to your life and all of you can get some sleep. >> yes. >> all right. that's the bottom line. that's a mandate we're giving you. get some sleep. stay right there. coming up, the best ways to deal with all of that election stress. we're going to find out from dr. ashton. maybe you guys should stick around. >> this next one is for you.
you can go along with the rigged system, or you can stand for something that matters. i stand with wisconsin working families. going to all 72 counties, i know how hard you work and how wages aren't keeping up. senator johnson stands with ceo's -tax loopholes for billionaires, tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. i'll take on the rigged system. and work to build an economy that
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get in on this action, robin. we're ready for election time. >> we'll get a slice of pizza. that's one way. i don't need a tracking poll to tell me that stress is really something that is very apparent with a lot of people here in america today and through this whole election process. dr. janet taylor, dr. jen ashton, thank you very much. what are some patients telling you. >> this is not a joke. i am literally seeing patients come into my office of all ages outright they're stressed. what does that look like, anything from sleep disturbance, migraine headache, palpitations. some literal asking for anti-anxiety medication of i ask what is triggering their stress, their answer, the future of our country, politic, the election, this is not a joke. it's real and they are definitely having physical consequences. >> and children, janet, we keep hearing from parents about how their children are handling what's happening. >> yeah, they are.
parent, ask your child how are you feeling? make it a teachable moment. tell them, you know, i hope my candidate wins because i support and mention an issue so you're always relating it to something and also make it relatable to how you deal with a loss or how you act when you win. when your soccer team loses or wins and you're like good game, if you lost you go back and say how can i make myself better as an individual and also the team h is all about one country and all of us together. >> i love be a classy winner, be a classy loser. >> a teachable moment. that's what you two are always telling us about. that's what parents can do. what can parents do for themselves. >> the first thing is acknowledge the stress. that's number one. number two, talk about it. don't feel like you have to keep it inside just because it's a loaded topic and then you know i always think focus on the basic, trifecta of health, eat well, try to sleep well, try to move your body every day and you know i'm a big believer in meditation as i know you are.
session today. maybe three. george is giving me the thumbs up. that's right. >> three people. >> yes. >> every day. we need it. >> it really does -- people say who can't do it, if we can do it, you can do it. would you encourage watching tonight with your children? >> well, absolutely because, again, you know, competition is good. you learn to grow, you learn maturity but so is cooperation so we need to talk about how we can cooperate together and unity, moving forward with healing and forgiveness, for the future. >> and please let people know, because i've heard this over and over again the stressful feeling. it's okay. it's okay. this is a very important time. >> you're human. your brain is always thinking and on and it's am i going to be stressed or relaxed and choose to practice med take and think about what's positive. >> uh-huh. so important. >> any pizza? >> i'll have a slice. >> doctor's orders. >> doctor's orders.
thank you both very much. coming up, how historic is this election? we're going to talk about it? we're going to talk about it? just two minutes, come on back. ? ? you hear my voice, you hear that sound ? ? like thunder, gonna shake your ground ? ? you held me down ? ? but i got up ? ? get ready 'cause i've had enough ? ? i got the eye of the tiger, a fighter ? ? dancing through the fire ? ? 'cause i am the champion ? ? and you're gonna hear me roar ? ?
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. what greases the gears in washington? money. and ron johnson fits right in. johnson took a shady $10 million corporate payout, went to washington, then voted to protect $21 billion in tax breaks for the world's biggest oil companies. $21 billion. a wisconsin senator, protecting tax breaks for oil companies. that's ron johnson. that's washington. and he fits right in. end citizens united is responsible
okay, by this time tomorrow election likely not certain to be over. it's been a long road full of twist and turns. no one could predict it. here's a look back at how we got here. >> i am officially president of the united states. >> i'm back. i'm running for president. >> when mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, their rapists. >> i've been called many things by people. quitter is not one of them. >> you call women you don't like
the record it was well beyond rosie o'donnell. >> yes, i'm sure it was. >> breathe. >> lying ted. >> you can do it. >> should corporate america love hillary clinton? >> everybody should. >> can i finish please? all right. >> i don't know what i said. i don't remember. >> we're going to build a wall. >> the american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> i could stand in the mid somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. >> islam hates us. did you mean all 1.6 billion muslims? >> i mean a lot of them. ? we are the champions ? >> i humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the united states. >> i accept your nomination for
after all, when there are no ceilings the sky's the limit. >> russia, if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 e-mails. >> and they showed he didn't pay any federal income tax so -- >> that makes me smart. >> donald supported the invasion of iraq. >> wrong. >> that is absolutel >> proved. >> which means he's either not that rich. >> wrong. >> not that charitable. >> wrong. >> or he's never paid tacks in his life. >> wronger. >> as clinton tries to enter the van she loses her footing and nearly collapses. >> you could put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. you can do anything. >> i said it. i was wrong and i apologize. >> avalanche of accusations
>> and you know what else i prepared for, i prepared to be president. >> the process of rigged. >> the fbi gets a warrant to examine thousands of e-mails from a top clinton aide. >> it's pretty strange to put something like that out with such little information right before an election. >> our new poll shows the race for the white house remains neck and neck. >> the story and mark updegrove joins cokie and matt. it's like -- you sit back and you watch that. >> it's depressing. >> no, no, what was the biggest moment for you. >> we saw a lot of them there. but i also think that back in the republican primaries, when we had all of those people, how did we get to donald trump? and one of the moments was when george was doing the debate in new hampshire and chris christie just went after marco rubio. >> it was martha and david doing the debate but i agree.
that not happened marco rubio was rising. he would have come in second in new hampshire. would have had a different primary race. what about you? >> my moment which set all of this in motion was the day he came down that escalator and gave that speech because i think it set him up at that point to win the republican primary and also set him up an implanted the problem that he's likely to have tonight with latino voters and other voters of color. so that speech, that escalator, that moment changed the republican primary and changed e >> that escalator ride was over 500 days ago when you think back to that moment. >> wow. >> mark, the historian, will history be kind. >> i don't think history will be kind to the election cycle. what i'm struck by when you look at those, how profoundly different these candidates are. you have the establishment candidate in hillary clinton. no one is surprised that hillary clinton got the nomination and you have the anti-establishment
know he got that. if you don't have a distinct choice, if you don't know who you're choosing when you go to the polls, you haven't been paying attention. >> you know, there's something quite wonderful about that, i mean, this is the consent of the governed. that was always the american experiment and the idea that someone who is totally from the outside with his whole party apparatus against him and all of the conservative against him, first of all wins the nomination and has the pablt possibility of being president at thes you something about the american system. >> regardless of the result tonight history will be made in two ways tonight, first it'll be the most diverse electorate we've ever seen in an election in the history of the country and, secondly, no matter if donald trump wins or hillary clinton wins it will be historic. donald trump win, somebody without any political experience and military experience has never got elected president and the first woman president if hillary clinton wins, history will be made tonight in history
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time now is 8:56. today is election day and the polls are open in wisconsin. hillary is live downtown with updates. hillary? reporter: we are here all morning and i just checked own the ballot count and 320 so far and this is just the morning rush, we have hundreds more in line here. wait time is since the beginning here. a couple of people thought they were going to be late for work. everybody is getting in and out, no major problems to report. plan to wait. i do see a lot of people with ids out and ready to go. back to you. >> thank you, hillary.
our special election coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. and continues all night long. now, to a check on the forecast. sally? >> the early temperatures in the 50s this morning. right now 57 degrees at the airport. humidity at 72%. the dew .48. northwest winds 8-16. you might have seen a sprinkle or o the showers have pretty much exited. sod clouds still around for us. we are look at peeks of sun. the temperatures around 57 with slow clearing in place for us. partly cloudy skies tonight.
russ feingold: in the senate there's a choice- you can go along with the rigged system, or you can stand for something that matters. i stand with wisconsin working families. going to all 72 counties, i know how hard you work and how wages aren't keeping up. -tax loopholes for billionaires, tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. i'll take on the rigged system. and work to build an economy that works for everyone. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message
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