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melinda: some are calling it a surprising victory. hillary clinton had a small lead in most polls ahead of election day. here's a look at the numbers coming in overnight. donald trump earned the votes to claim victory. wisn 12 news' nikole killion is in washington. >> this morning, president-elect donald trump said his work is just beginning and pledged to unite the country. >> i love this country. thank you very much. >> donald trump defying expectations going from political newcomer to president-elect. >> it's been what they call an historic event, but to be really historic, we have to do a great job and i promise you i will not let you down. >> trump addressed supporters overnight at his manhattan election headquarters after he was propelled to victory in critical battleground states and the industrial midwest striking a theme of unity.
democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. >> trump also praised hillary clinton and said she called him to concede. >> we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. i mean that very sincerely. >> clinton did not make an appearance at her campaign party across town but her campaign chairman did. >> we are so proud of her, she has done an amazing job and she is not done yet. >> clinton chair john podesta sent supporters home and said the campaign will have more to say. in washington, i'm nikole killion. ben: a lot of surprises overnight, wisconsin is one of them. melinda: voters went against the projection and chose donald
wisn 12 news' thema ponton is live at zeidler municipal building in downtown milwaukee with a breakdown. >> this is a place with people came to cast their ballots yesterday. drum z is the first republican to win since ronald reagan. they were separated donald trump winning all by the 13 counties. here in milwaukee county, clinton got the majority of votes, but not enough to get her the votes needed for the presidency. wisconsin was one of the last states called. we are waiting for a couple of more. wisconsin is one of the big factors in making president-elect donald trump the next president of the united
>> thema, thank you. reaction to the election is coming in from around the world. the kremlin celebrating with putin sending donald trump congratulations. >> we are in moscow with the latest. >> this is a pro trump watch center here, these are the people that soldiered through the night and watching the results coming in. big cheers coming up. many are just waking up to the the russians, and the question is who does president putin want to see in the white house, that is more complicated. there is a lot of ap rehenges. what is clear that putin tried to cease on the anger and the
that the victory for donald trump is a victory for president putin. >> overnight statement by the kremlin, putin is saying he hopes to restore the relations between the u.s. and russia and addressing international issues. "good morning america" has more coverage on the election results at 7:00 a.m. >> wisconsin senate rate got national >> senator ron johnson defeating the russ feingold for the second time. the polls had them separated by one point. when the voters showed up it wasn't that close. here is what johnson had to say to the supporters last night. >> this is a night of opportunity, we have been given
that chance. one group of people that i haven't thank is all of you, you make it possible and working together, we are going to save this country. >> johnson's campaign said this election is proof that johnson has been an effective senator for the past six years. >> three term senator russ >> feingold spoke to his supporters. > a surprising loss here tonight for russ feingold and his campaign. up until a couple of weeks ago he had a strong lead in the polls and recent days that lead narrowed, a very close and hard fought election in the final
>> something is happening in this country tonight, i don't understand it completely, i don't anybody does but we as americans have to do the best that we can to heal the pain in this country and get people to come together. >> so russ fails to win back the senate seat he held for 18 years. six years ago the tea party put ron johnson into power as spoken again on tuesday night putting ron johnson back to the u.s. senate. >> there were a number of senate races across the country. now that the votes are cast, here is what the balance of power looks like. republicans kept control of the senate.
re-election in florida and arizona. >> a quick break from the election coverage to look at the forecast. >> here is sally severson. sally: you are going to like the looks of the forecast, especially going into the weekend. this is traffic along 43. for now, winds are calm. the winds are going to shift up from the south, southwest for tomorrow. for this morng, all. we climb out of the 30s and into the 40s. this afternoon, blue skies and temperatures reaching up to 55 degrees. normal highs this time of the year, closer to 50. skies are fair once again tonight. we are on the chilly side. inland upper 30s. holding in the low to mid 40s along the lake. we talk about a breezy warm up tomorrow and pushing the temperatures into the 60s. now the matt on the way to news chopper 12.
now. as we are headed out the door, no complaints for the early morning go. the volume is light. the travel times are looking good. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> matt, thank you. 5:38. we continue to follow th >> drum assist elected the president of the united states. wisconsin also casting its ballots for trump. crowdsover people gathered outside of the white house. some protested donald trump, others holding the signs supporting him.
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map. one of the surprise victories was here in wisconsin where he won by more than 26,000 votes, tim. >> people threatening to move to canada if their candidate losing, well last night people trying to find out how to move to canada, this is immigration website and overwhelmed with the traffic and the site went down to canada have been growing over the past few months in addition, the searches spiked after donald trump won the republican nomination. >> tim, thank you. wisn 12 news time now is 5:42. authorities in california are investigating a shooting near two polling places. >> a location was shutdown in the los angeles suburb. the police say that the officers
>> early this morning, take a look at this, sunrise just after 6:230 and on the way to blue skies and high pressure is influencing the weather. 42 at port and at the airport. it is cooler in waukesha at 34 degrees. so what we are looking at, no hard freeze yet across much of lw we are timing out a windy warm up tomorrow and breezy cool down on friday. details are just ahead. now to matt launching in news chopper 12. >> the chopper is on the ramp and ready to launch. things are in good shape on the roadways. the volume is light, the pavement is dry and zipping along.
we are checking back coming up in just a bit. >> it is official, president-elect donald trump. >> tim elliott has the latest information on the election and reactions. >> this came as a surprise to a lot of people, hillary clinton ahead in the polls leading up to election day but the voter choose trump. he won the electoral vote he thanked the supporters and made a promise to the people that didn't vote for him. >> i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president to all americans. for those not support me in the past, which there were a few people, i am reaching out to you for your guidance and your help
great country. >> trump thanked his family and the republican leaders and voters and congratulated hillary clinton on the hard fought campaign and service to our country and tweeted out saying such a beautiful and important meaning, the forgotten man and woman never forgotten again and coming together as never before. >> tim, thank you. >> hillary clinton supporters gathered for what to be a celebration. >> the supporters going home disappointed. nick was at the clinton watch party in milwaukee. >> well, they were poised for a party here at jb's for hillary clinton. but the votes did not break their way as some 300 people slowly left with sad faces with
we are talked to mayor barrett and congresswoman gwen moore about moving forward and what happened in this race. >> i have had a great relationship with obama and the white house and the people working for him and i assumed the same with the clinton team, but i don't know with about the trump team. >> we have a nationalistic missaj that resonated with many people and it was a was, that relied on white americans to stick with him. >> clinton supporters are talking about how to regroup and get a different result four years from now. "wisn 12 news this morning." >> nick, thanks.
hillary mintz is live in the news room and trump won unexpected counties. >> he did, he was not expected to win a number of the counties but the victories there helped to make a difference. trump going into the election day down in the polls but doing well in the eastern and central parts of the state, it is not that surprising trump won. >> trp have been expected to do well here, the state is older and whiter and more blue collar. >> for trump it came down to picking up the unlikely counties
we have much on results at wisn.com and the mobile app. >> 5:51. no umbrellas are needed, just a light jacket. that is it. >> for november we'll take it. >> absolutely. the weekend forecast is shaping up nicely as has been the pattern, a nice steady warm mequon 39, light northwest winds. sunrise 6:37. as we look at parts of the third ward just beautiful today. we look at lighter northwest winds for today. for tomorrow, we need fairly breezy west winds. all is quiet.
from parts of the ohio valley and all the way into the plains and western u.s. the high is slipping to the north and east. for today, a lighter north west to west wind and tomorrow that wind shifts up from the south. i settled around 55 degrees. the model up to 57. we certainly are easy mid to upper 50s today with lots of sunshine and the lighter winds. for tot to dip for the most part into the 40s. we are going to continue to look at the south breezes overnight. it is windy for tomorrow. up to 67 degrees. for today, 55. 40 tonight. 67 for tomorrow. we are still in the 50s to 60 over the weekend. >> sal, thank you. one of the most powerful members of congress is keeping his job.
the house of representative seat with 65% of the vote. >> good morning from janesville, wisconsin and no surprise here, speaker paul ryan winning. ryan took the stage for 3 minutes and thanked his family, friends and supporters. >> i work. we have so much potential for this country. >> he kept it vague. at the time he took the stage, a lot of the races not called yet, he didn't mention hillary clinton or donald trump. >> by some accounts this could be a good night for america, this could be a good night for us. fingers crossed. >> we still have a lot of
about his future has speaker and he's collecting his thoughts and he'll going to make remarks later this morning. >> thank you. >> the house of representatives was up for grabs. >> we are finding out how congress could vote for the next few years. tim? tim: here in wisconsin all of the u.s. house incumbents kept their seats. in the 4th milwaukee, gwen moore re-elected and received 75% of the vote. here is look at the balance of power in the house, republicans have kept control winning the majority of the the seats in the house of representatives. republicans kept control of the senate. >> tim, thank you. we continue to follow breaking news from overnight. >> president trump, that is what
>> and staying that way until the final moments. sally, good morning. reporter: ben and melinda, a stunning night in manhattan, thousands gathered here behind me expected to see hillary clinton make history last night president. instead, those hopes were statered as donald trump rolled to victory. so after a gruelling campaign, you have to ask what's next for hillary clinton. well first step for the president-elect he's getting ready to become the president and selecting the team. for hillary clinton she called donald trump after winning the
appearance here. she tweeted no matter what happens, thank you for everything. her campaign chairman came here and addressed the supporters around 2:00 a.m. eastern time telling them that the campaign would have more to say today. we are still waiting for details on that. reporting live in new york city, sally kidd "wisn 12 news this morning." >> sally, thank you. others were taking to the this is video from san francisco over night as the protestor marched in the streets and even set fires. also, demonstrations outside of the white house in washington dc and will soon serve as donald trump's new home. >> now the oregon, abc station posted this, antitrump protest on the i-5 bridge, others marched near the university of oregon. wisn 12 news time now is 5:59.
continues right now. >> it is what they call a historic event, but to be really historic, we have to do a great job, i promise you i will not let you down. >> breaking overnight, donald trump elected the president of the united states. full reda kriket results, rea and the keyol played in the victory. votes are still being counted even though trump is declared the winner. here in the last hour as more votes are tallied, hillary clinton now leads in the popular vote by about 50,000 votes. clinton and trump have 48%.