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countrys destiny. now at 6:00 - it was a race to the bitter, bitter end - and it all boiled down to one state: wisconsin. a look at president-elect donald trump's rise to victory... straight ahead. meanwhile... republicans keep hold of the u-s senate... with a major boost from wisconsin voters. good morning and welcome to wakeup! rob's weather today: mostly sunny.
= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays the eyes of the country... all on wisconsin this morning - as president-elect donald trump's win in the badger state... put him over the top. we have team coverage this morning - breaking down impact on the presidential race... and the fight for senate control... and voter turnout. but first - we go to kim in the newsroom... with a look at the early morning victory speech by the president-elect. the republican nominee... now poised to become america's 45th president. from the primary election... all the way to today... president-elect donald trump has surged beyond expectation... thanks to voters who were eager to shake up washington. initially... clinton campaign chairman john podesta spoke in new york this morning - saying the race was too close
was called for the republican... clinton called to concede. here's what president-elect trump had to say about their call: " she fought very hard. hillary has worked very long, very hard over a long period time and we owe her a major debt of gratitufe for her service to our country." electoral votes last night... markets around the world sank... with dow and nasdaq futures hitting their "limit- down" max they can fall in a single session. european markets opened lower this morning. however - gold is up 1-point-8 percent. wisconsin - becoming a critical state in the race to the white house - but that wasn't what people were expecting to see. deandra corinthios... live in milwaukee with a look at how it
stunning upset if you look at the results of the most recent marquette law school poll...showing hillary clinton with a six point lead over trump. that was just over a week ago. now a lot of democrats are shocked...wondering where things went wrong for them. at a watch party tuesday night in the madison area..clinton supporters expected a clean sweep but the room cleared out, and few were there to watch as the last few states were called, or to explain what happened. this is the first time since 1984 when wisconsin has not gone democrat. based on polling...hillary clinton was positioned to win the state's 10 electoral votes. this --even despite the fact that she hadn't set foot in wisconsin to campaign since the primary...sending surrogates instead. both wisconsin democrats and republicans agree...the pollsters missed something big. republicans agree...the pollsters missed something big. " it doesnt surprise me because i talked to a lot of people and i knew a lot of people who
were going to vote for donald it doesnt surprise me that it happens in wisconsin it doesnt surprise me that it happens nationwide. 13 58" " i think we definitely need reflection. i dont know if weve had a chance to do that. we definitely will do that. i will also have to dive into the numbers myself to truly understand the depth right f governor scott walker released a statement saying in part ...last night was a "win for taxpayers and a win for america".. but not outright congratulating donald trump on the victory. house speaker paul ryan tweeted " congratulations to both trump and pence...and thanking republicans for turning out to vote. reporting live in milwaukee dc fox6 news after a very close race -- incumbent ron johnson will keep his u-s senate seat.
50-percent of the vote in wisconsin...to russ feingold's 47-percent. our carl deffenbaugh joins us now with more on that race. heading into election day, the battle for the us senate seat out of wisconsin was heading into election day, the battle for the us senate seat out of wisconsin was projected to be one of the tightest races out there. but in the end, it was a relatively early call as incumbent ron johnson will head back to washington for one more term. in oshkosh as johnson pulled off the upset over his democratic challenger. russ feingold, the former senator, led in the polls for practically the entire campaign. but those numbers tightened towards the end of the race, his lead down to just a point entering election day. and it turned out to not even be that close. feingold called johnson a little after 10pm to concede the race -- the second time in six years
johnson. "i am really grateful of the good folks of wisconsin to give me this opportunity. for a final term, to really accomplish my mission. which is heal our economy, make sure we realize our full potential. so we can strengthen our military, defeat isis, secure our border. solve these problems." "obviously something is happening in this country, tonight. i dont understand it completely, i dont think anybody does... but we as americans have to do the best we can to heal the pain in this country and get people to come together." johnson did say this will be his final term as a senator. and this is noteworthy as well -- feingold gave his concession speech in johnson did say this will be his final term as a senator. and
feingold gave his concession speech in middleton at the exact same time johnson was giving his johnson did say this will be his final term as a senator. and this is noteworthy as well -- feingold gave his concession speech in middleton at the exact same time johnson was giving his victory speech in oshkosh. reporting in waukesha, carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. house speaker paul ryan won a ninth term in congress. he defeated ryan solen with 65- percent of the vote. for the latest poll results... and campaign victory or concession speech. website... fox 6 now dot com... or your fox 6 news mobile app... and click on "links." we will continue bringing you the very latest updates on the presidential race throughout wakeup this morning. julie's at the zeidler building... talking voter turnout. good morning julie. julie adlibs tease
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decide coverage. it was mostly a smooth night at the polls. our julie collins joins us now with more on the turnout for election day. julie? wisconsinites made their voices heard in this eleciton - and many did it early. long lines were reported in some communities early in the day with election officals estimated that 20 to 30 - percent of the city's registered voters first two hours of the polls opening. officials say there were only minor issues with people remembering their identifications - and in those cases they were given provisional ballots. for most voters the process was a breeze. cass street school is historically one of the busiest polling locations and they reported shorter lines than in past years. 'i got there, i think i sat there for 30 seconds and then
traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays our coverage of this historic election continues... as reactions pour in kim's in studio with the latest. many local leaders are now weighing in on social media... as president-elect donald trump stands poised to become the 45th president. governor scott walker posted this shortly after the winner was announced. the governor tweeted "way to bring it home in wisconsin for donald trump and mike pence. and milwaukee county sheriff david clarke posted this... "ding, dong the witch dead! president elect donald trump has prevailed!" and then --- "i have had many achievements in life but none
trump become the 45th president of the united states." president-elect trump won the race after wisconsin put him over the top. clinton conceded early this morning. anchors chat/toss to rob rob's weather forecast from fox6 chief meteorologist rob haswell high pressure takes over today giving us sunshine and keeping temperatures above average. winds shift to the sw later today and tonight and that brings warmer air our way on thursday with highs returning o front drops our highs into the low 50s - seasonal for november - by friday and into saturday. we do warm a bit on sunday and stay in the mid 50s for monday. today: mostly sunny. high: 58 wind: w 5-10 mph tonight: clear. low: 41 wind: sw 3-7 mph thursday: mostly sunny and windy. high: 62 wind: sw 15-25 mph friday: partly sunny and high: 62 wind: sw 15-25 mph friday: partly sunny high: 62 wind: sw 15-25 mph friday: partly sunny and cooler. windy. am low: 41 high: 50 win 5-10 mph saturday: stlyuy. am low: 32high: 50 wind wind: sw 5-15 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: high pressure takes over today giving us sunshine and keeping temperatures above average. winds shift to the sw later today and tonight and that brings warmer air our way on thursday with highs returning to the 60s. a dry cold front drops our highs into the low 50s -
headlines - an arrest has been made in connection to the fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a little girl. milwaukee police say they've found the porsche s-u-v that was involved in the crash. it was recovered on the city's north side. we're told one person has been arrested... but police are still looking for the known driver. 5-year-old rickyia langham. was killed while crossing the street with her mother on sunday. she was on her way to church near leon terrace and constance avenue. arrest after a fatal crash near 60th and norwich. the 27-year-old hit a 50-year-old woman in the crosswalk monday afternoon. the driver did stay on scene -- and cooperated with police. he now faces charges of operating after suspension causing death. and in kenosha... a 19-year-old man was struck and killed while crossing the street monday night... near 55th and washington road. police say lavonta mcmath died on scene.... and he did was not in a crosswalk... and didn't have a
straight ahead - we're breaking down all the major elections last night... from a presidential race that shattered expectations... to a senate race that came down to the wire. and deandra corinthios is in milwaukee - and deandra... wisconsin played a key role in it all: deandra adlibs tease you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. first it was gift certificates. then gift cards... now, it's wisconsin lottery's $15 holiday scratch game, unwrap the cash. ironically elf-themed, this festively-fun gift
"it is my high honor and distinct privilege to introduce to you the president-elect of the trump" " i say it is time for us to come together as one united people." there you have it - the victory speech from the man who will become our 45th president: donald trump. the race lasted well into wednesday morning - with the deciding factor... all coming down to our state - wisconsin. anchors adlib welcome back
high: 58 wind: w 5-10 mph tonight: clear. low: 41 wind: sw 3-7 mph = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays president elect donald trump seizes the white house - sailing past the 270 electoral votes needed to win - with the final call coming down to wisconsin. we have team coverage this
impact on the presidential race... and the fight for senate control... and voter turnout. but first - we go to nicole in the newsroom... with a look at the early morning victory speech by the president-elect. after hours of close votes in key swing states... and some major upsets favoring the republican nominee... donald trump became president elect-donald trump. tuesday night started off fine for hillary clinton... as vote totals came in on the east coast... but as the night went on... her lead shrank... and then... disappeared altogether... as she lost ohio... florida and north campaign headquarters in shock until campaign chairman john podesta sent them home - saying it wasn't over yet. but it was over pretty quickly... once wisconsin went to the republican nominee. its been what they call a historic event but to be really historic we have to do a great job. and i promise i will not let you down. we will do a great job. hopefully at the end of two years or three years or four years or maybe even eight years
were very proud to do. and i can only say while the campaign is over our work on this movement is now really just beginning. do. and i can only say while the campaign is over our work on this movement is now really just beginning. congratulate president-elect trump - and the two are expected to meet on thursday. russian president vladimir putin sent a telegram congratulating the republican... and he's calling for a full restoration of relations with the u-s. and china's president also congratulating trump saying he's looking forward to boosting china-us relations. wisconsin's crucial role in this election came as a big shock for voters and analysts.
hillary clinton was poised to win wisconsin...based on the polls...and based on history. wisconsin has gone democrat in seven straight presidential elections... now for the first time since ronald reagan...the state turned red. it was quite a night of surprises for supporters of donald trump. wisconsin's trump campaign leaders joined supporters of ron johnson and local trump supporters to watch election returns at the oshkosh as state after state was called for trump. meanwhile at a hillary clinton watch party in the madison area...supporters were stunned. the most recent marquette law school poll..out just over a week ago showed clinton with a healthy 6 point lead over trump. leading the poll director to say it would quote "take something truly dramatic" well that's what happened. it was a surprise even for the most confident trump supporters who say they were still concerned about the polls, which predicted hillary
to texas senator ted cruz. in the end --donald trump's hard push to win wisconsin paid off. he visited five visits over the past three months...and spending big money on advertising. clinton sent surrogates to campaign in her place...not setting foot in wisconsin since the primary. reporti deandra corinthios fox6 news. as for the u-s senate race in wisconsin - ron johnson will keep his seat...defeating democratic challenger russ feingold. johnson winning with 50-percent of the vote...and feingold with 47- percent. our carl deffenbaugh joins now with more on this close race. just as we saw something of a republican upset in the presidential race -- at least according to
battle for the us senate seat from wisconsin between ron johnson and russ feingold. as it was johnson celebrating on election night in oshkosh, holding onto his seat after a contentious campaign. feingold, who served three terms in the senate before losing to johnson six years ago, led for most of the race. but things tightened in the closing weeks and johnson ended up getting a relatively early win -- with feingold calling to concede a little after 10pm. so johnson heads back to washington to continue his work, while feingold was left only with questions. "we have to realize the full potential of the american economy. that'll give us the recourses to save social security, medicare, strengthen our military, defeat isis and secure our border. which are the big issues." "this could be one of the most challenging times in the history of our country. and its going to be up to you, particularly these wonderful young people that worked on this campaign. theyre going to have to heal the wounds, theyre going to have to bring us
final term as a senator. in waukesha carl deff fox six news. in the first congressional district, there was little question about paul ryans re-election to congress. he beat ryan solen with a 65-percent margin. the suspense is now in what awaits the house speaker when he goes back to washington. angelica with more in studio. there have been rumblings of some congressional republicans upset with ryan over his up-and-down
ryan spoke briefly following his re- election. he mentioned senator ron johnsons victory but never mentioned trump specifically. state representative scott allen says hes not worried about ryan being ousted from the speakers chair. im not concerned about that at all. no, im not concerned about that at all. number one- it was declared were gonna have the majority in the house; paul ryan is the current speaker, he won re-election by a considerable margin. declared were gonna have the majority in the house; paul ryan is the current speaker, he won re-election by a considerable margin. following his speech. he is expected to hold a press conference in janesville later this morning. only a few congressional races were considered to be competitive... but district 4 was not one of them. gwen moore will retain her seat. she had no republican challengers and won handily over her independent and libertarian opponents. moore-- a strong clinton supporter -- talked about the prospect of a trump presidency earlier in the night... as the nation awaited
the decision of the american people think about the presidency. i think whats really important for me to stay engaged and stay on the battle field. :07 and to keep the right instincts and the right values for the american people.' with the race being called in favor of trump... moore will now have to adjust to new leadership. for the latest poll results... and campaign victory or concession speeches... head to our website... fox 6 now dot com... or your fox 6 news "links." and of course - our election coverage continues all morning long on wakeup... we'll take a look at the other crucial senate race results across the country. julie's at the zeidler building looking at voter turnout. good morning. julie adlibs tease sunny with highs in the mid to upper 5os. right now . a
wakeup news. rob's weather today: mostly sunny. high: 58 wind: w 5-10 mph tonight: clear. low: 41 wind: sw 3-7 mph wind: w 5-10 mph tonight: clear. low: 41 wi: traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays voter turnout robust yesterday... and for the most part -- everything went smoothly. julie collins joins us live with more on that part of our coverage.
wearing their "i voted" stickers yesterday and many smiling about the process saying it was an easy one. overall a smooth night for both voters and poll workers ...election officals telling fox 6 no major issues at the polls - however, with the voter id law in pace there were some voters who forgot their ids...they were given provisional ballots. cass street school is busiest locations. there was a major rush there on tuesday morning...it turned into a steady stream on tuesday afternoon with 13- hundereds voters casting a ballot. tuesday evening voters saying they experienced shorter lines than in the past. 'it was great, it was very smooth, the process was fantastic.' 'i thought it was going to be long lines but it actually went quicker than i thought.'
location. officials estimate that record setting early voting could have continurbueted to a slower place on election night. reporting live downtown milwaukee - julie collins. fox 6 news. looking ahead - president elect donald trump... tweeting for the first time since winning. he wrote: "such a beautiful and important evening! the forgotten man and woman will never come together as never before" - he talked about forgotten americans in his speech as well. meanwhile... hillary clinton is now expected to speak later this morning. she did not speak publicly at her campaign headquarters last night... with chairman john podesta sending supporters home well after midnight. president obama and president-elect trump are expected to meet thursday. meanwhile... the u-s stock market is expected to open lower today -- in light of the election results...though by far less
percent lower...while the broader s-and-p 500 futures are down 2 percent. around the world -- japan's market plunged more than 6 percent...and in australia -- share prices sank nearly two percent. senator ron johnson's re- election victory... was one of the crucial must-win races for republicans to keep control. angelica's in studio with a look at some of the other major races. we'll start just to our south in illinois... where democrat tammy duckworth unseated u-s senator mark kirk after his first term. kirk was in an uphill a democratic challenger... but also donald trump's influence - after unendorsing the presidential nominee during the summer. duckworth credited a "relentless focus on rebuilding" illinois' middle class for her win. the two-term congresswoman will become the second woman to serve as u-s senator from illinois. former presidential candidate marco rubio held onto his senate seat in florida... defeating democratic challenger patrick murphy. rubio had originally opted not to seek re-election as he
nomination this year. but after ending his presidential aspirations, rubio changed his mind and sought a second term in the senate. another former presidential candidate - senator rand paul - won his re-election bid in kentucky as well. and in indiana... republican todd young defeated evan bayh bye in a race for an open seat. the race was closely watched across the nation - with polls showing bayh holding a lead - but young flooded t-vs with ads to counter bayh. the democrat had given up the seat six years ago to leave politics... and before governor. young had served in congress for three terms before this race. congress will stay under republican control... with republicans holding 51 senate seats... and democrats at 47. with a republican congress... and republican president... all eyes will be turning to the judicial branch - where the late justice antonin scalia's seat has yet to be filled. and the republican victories don't stop there. now - the last democratic state
red as well. republicans took control of kentucky's state house for the first time in more than 95 years... winning 62 out of 100 seats. for the latest poll results... and campaign victory or concession speeches... head to our website... fox 6 now dot com... or your fox 6 news mobile app... and click on "links." anchors chat and toss to rob rob's weather forecast from fox6 chief meteorologist rob haswell high pressure takes over today giving us sunshine and keeping temperatures above average. winds shift to the sw later tod brings warmer air our way on thursday with highs returning to the 60s. a dry cold front drops our highs into the low 50s - seasonal for november - by friday and into saturday. we do warm a bit on sunday and stay in the mid 50s for monday. today: mostly sunny. high: 58 wind: w 5-10 mph tonight: clear. low: 41 wind: sw 3-7 mph thursday: mostly sunny and windy. high: 62 wind: sw 15-25 mph friday: partly sunny and cooler. windy. am low: 41 high: 50 wind: ne 5-10 mph saturday: mostly sunny. am low: 32 high: 50 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 35 high: 56 wind: sw 5-15 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 42 high:
traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays and we are following breaking news this morning - as a police investigation is launched on milwaukee's north side. around ten thirty last night officers had a field taped off near 76th and denver avenue. officers were searching near a set police are not saying much about the incident. we'll bring you an update as soon as we learn more. and as people are waking up from a long election night - more and more reactions to donald trump's win are beginning to pour in... as we await an official speech from hillary clinton - later this morning. and protests have erupted in various cities - including san francisco... where fires have been set in the streets... we'll have more on that protest - and the crowds now gathering outside the white house - at 7:00. and carl's live in waukesha county... where republicans
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marijuana... on the ballots in nine different s california, nevada and massachusetts voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana for adults 21 and older... while florida and north dakota passed measures to legalize medical marijuana. pot is still illegal under federal law... but state laws have relaxed over the years. according to a gallup poll released in august-- the number of adults who smoked weed has nearly doubled in three years. it's currently legal to use recreational marijuana only in four states
yesterday -- to pay their respects to susan b. anthony. this was the scene in rochester, new york yesterday.. the women marking the first election where americans had the choice to choose a woman for president. anthony died in 1906, 14 years before american women gained the right to vote through the 19th amendment. she was never allowed to cast a ballot herself. warner says: "it's beautiful. i think everybody, regardless of who you voted for, everybody is here celebrating the fact that you can vote. very common. i love that there's so many children here. it's just so great to see people paying respects to someone so important in our history." visiting hours were extended last night to allow for more visitors. new york city's iconic empire state building --decked out in red, white and blue for election day! the empire state building -- dazzling new yorkers with an election-themed light show -- with a chart to track the
had reached the 270 electoral votes needed to be the 45th president of the united states...in the very early hours of the morning. meanwhile... planning is already underway for the inauguration in washington. this is what it looks like outside the white house. large areas are cordoned off for construction equipment. the national park service started to get ready about a week ago, but now things are really picking up speed. they are building a reviewing stand and areas for the press. the platform is being built on the west front of the started with president ronald reagan. more bad news for go-pro..the camera- maker is recalling a batch of its new karma drones. some of the 800-dollar gadgets have been losing power in mid-air...causing safety concerns. the recall includes about 25-hundred models that were sold since october 23-rd. the company is offering customers a full refund. go-pro's stock has recently dropped by
the brits are unhappy with the makers of one of their favorite chocolate bars. loyal fans of toblerone discovered that the distance between the triangular chucks in the chocolate bar have expanded. the extra space means less chocolate. chocolate bars that used to weigh 170- grams now weigh 150-grams. and a full 40 grams have been carved out of mega-bars that used to weigh 400 produces the candy. they blamed rising ingredient prices for the change. this way the price remains the same... but customers are getting roughly ten-percent less chocolate. and the brits also going crazy over the u-s election. the u-k gambling industry estimating more than 186 million dollars to have been wagered on the results. that beats bets made on the brexit referendum, the royal baby...and
"i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans." "the american people american people have elected their new champion." now at seven --- with a win in wisconsin --- donald trump will be come the 45th president of the united states. we have team coverage this morning. recapping how wisconsin's voters played a role in the historic election. plus -- we're breaking down some of our important local races. good morning and welcome back to wakeup! time now x:xx