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controversial issues maryland must decide on, including same-sex marriage and expanding gambling. >> more controversy before the race. "fifty shades of grey." "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. start now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington." >> good morning. it is tuesday, november 6. election day. >> but by yesterday morning was cold. -- we thought yesterday morning was cold. morning of the season. temperatures freezing in most of the area. 29 at dulles. 27 in gaithersburg. 25 in frederick.
i think will be it for a lot of us. freeze warnings in effect as a result across the metro area. even stretching towards the eastern shore. that will be in effect until 9:00 this morning when we finally make it above the three -- above the freezing mark at 38 degrees. by noon, partly cloudy skies. 47. nothing to prevent you from getting out and voting. if you have to stand in line, it will be chilly and the wind will be a little brisk. so you want to dress appropriately with gloves and hats. coastal storm right around the corner. more details in a second. let's check on traffic this morning. >> i think it will be spread out a little bit more with election day. we normally see that but he will see that lingering to the later part of the morning. keep that in mind. that little extra time to escape
the wind chill this morning. manassas, enclosed is the prince william parkway. to the force out of i-66. the intersection completely shut down with the grass. beltsofrford road. a good in the district. back to you. >> president obama and mitt romney have made their pitch is to voters. now it is time for voters to decide who is the best fit for the white house. >> virginia is one of the battle ground states. mitt romney put a lot of focus in virginia. loudon county happens to be a battleground county in the commonwealth. coverage begins this hour with brianne carter. >> after months of campaigning the dates and ads, the race for the white house comes down to today. >> i have come back to iowa for one more time to ask for your votes. >> for weeks it is been a tight
race. the latest numbers show it is still that way. it washington post poll shows president obama slightly pulling ahead by three points. but within the margin of error among likely voters. with no rally is scheduled today, the president is in his hometown of chicago where he will watch the numbers come in. mitt romney will be back on the road today. after voting this morning in massachusetts, he will go to ohio and pennsylvania. trying to make a last-minute push to voters. >> your vote in march here in new hampshire will help to become the next president. >> voters in the maryland have to answer a number of questions on the state ballot. including the hot topics of same-sex marriage and expanded gambling. >> maryland cash, bring it back. >> after more than $80 million
of the advertising, maryland voters decide if this date should expand to include another can see them -- casino. it would also bring table games blackjack. >> this is millions of dollars of additional revenue. >> proponents say millions of dollars will go directly to schools get some doubt it. others do not like the idea. >> i do not believe we should be using poor people's money. >> governor o'malley is in support of question 6 and seven, attending rallies for both. >> this is the sole rights issue of our generation. -- the civil rights issue of our generation. >> 6 marriage, expanded gambling not the only questions. voters will also decide on the dream act that allows the children of undocumented immigrants to pay in state
tuition. supporters -- opposes it will create a financial burden on the state. >> voters in the region will be the first in our area to vote. polls open at 6:00 a.m.. it will close at 7:00 p.m.. polls in the maryland and d.c. open one hour later at 7 and close one hour later at 8:00 p.m. if you see any problems at the poll, let us know about it. you can go wjla.com /pollproblems. on twitter, you can use the hashtag pollproblems. >> in the aftermath of sandy authorities are scrambling to make loading as easy as possible on election day. places without power are getting generators. voters can fill up a provisional
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>> 5:08 and 35 degrees in washington d.c. right now. more on the chilly morning. >> i can see my breath out here this morning. a cold start today. we are downtown outside of the national museum of the american indian. not far from the capitol building. a beautiful morning. cold crisp start today. we're measuring 34 degrees. just above freezing the many locations below freezing. that is why that phrase morning is still in effect until 9:00 a.m. for everybody on the metro area and east towards the bay. leesburg, 23. rockville, 25.
luckily we have a, wind so there's no wind chill to report. high temperatures in the upper 40's. allied suburbs, met for a post. hihggh, thin clouds rolling over head. in coastal storm tomorrow and thursday morning. it does not look like it will have a big impact on our local weather. we could run into some rain and wet snow tomorrow night into early thursday but it does not look like anything to get excited about. my snow excited factor is that of one. we will keep you updated. >> you may laugh adam. pretty quiet in the district. one accident in --0 south of i-
66. use 234, the second manassas and trends. -- entrance. 14th street bridge. no problems on 395. for maryland, quite still on 270. some of it changed the camera on me. we are still good to go. back to you. >> here we go again. it would not be another day without trouble for lindsay lohan. >> lindsay lohan is going to be charged with lying to police. this exclusive information just hitting celebre website tmz. in june, she was in a car accident in california and told
police she was up behind the wheel of her car when it slammed into the back of an 18 wheeler. police have learned she was lying. she was driving. the charge will the file by the santa monica city attorney this week. this means more trouble for her. she is currently on probation for her role in a jewelry heist. no word on when to be in court. a judge could very well center to jail for who knows how long. -- send her to jail for who knows how long. >> 34 degrees and the the city. much colder outside of the city limits. >> the numbers are in from the sales of the ipad mini. learn how applicable -- apple did
>> you are watching abc's 7's "good morning washington." "good morning washington," on your side. >> the presidential candidates spent the last full day of campaigning barnstorming through key swing states. voters will not decide to control the white house. president obama will spend the day in chicago. mitt romney visits ohio and pennsylvania before returning to massachusetts tonight.
voters in maryland will decide of gambling should be expanded, same-sex marriage -- same-sex legalize. they are in new jersey tried to make boating as manageable as possible today. generators are being shipped to polling places without power. new york will allow people displaced by superstorm sandy to vote at any polling place in the state. >> let's check in with jackie. we need at least try weather for the election. >> we definitely have that. it is good weather. make sure you dress appropriately. probably what a half -- a hat and gloves . i think about a scarf and definitely long pants. on the dry side but cold is the word of the day.
35 at reagan national. that is the exception of the post to the rule. -- as oposed to the rule. 25 in martinsburg. culpeper at 28. freeze warnings in effect until 9:00 this morning. this will be a killing frost for much of the area. 30 in pittsburgh. still lots of people without power in new york city. storm system wing to the south now. this will synch up with another one and make its way off the coast. computer models have been all over the place on this one. some of them bring it on to the coast, and others keep away. we will see an increase in cloud
cover tonight did to mach. maybe light rain to the afternoon. a bigger event for the north east. and much of new england as opposed to us. not a major impact storm but we will feel a little something from it. partly cloudy skies. 45-50 degrees today. 32-38 tonight. there is your 7 day forecast. breezy for sure wednesday and thursday with our coastal storm. the look of the good stuff after that. that the latest on the forecast. we will check on the traffic now. >> not to much to say about. quite around the region. 95 baltimore washington parkway north of the incidents there. heading to the nation's capital, here we go across the 14th street bridge. often the distance sparkling
lights. that is the woodrow wilson bridge. no problems there or the american legion bridge. in manassas closing to 34 the pence plan parkway. south of i-66. back to you. >> we will continue our election day coverage with a look at those who did early voting compared to those who will cast their ballots today. >> president obama is viewed as having that as with early voters. mitt romney is confident it will receive more votes today. and that's how easily shakes out? >> it is. early voting has more important -- the obama folks the pentagon on the the mitt romney does. the romney campaign says partly because there are more rural voters and older voters like the
tradition of going to the polling places, they are more likely to vote on election day. and allow them to hide what is coming up to keep them a little bit behind the curtains. keeping the pedal to the metal paul ryan coming to virginia today. very unusual for the ticket to be out on election day. president obama will be playing basketball while mitt romney is in ohio, pennsylvania. paul ryan joins him for those here in virginia. >> a lot of folks out there, not the question becomes midget voter turnout. how is expected to be throughout the day? >> the focus will be of virginia. we have an early poll close time.
if mitt romney cannot turn virginia it just does not work for him. in the polls the president has that -- had a very tiny marginal of error but persistently. mutt -- mitt romney this is a prize -- needs to surprise. if he can carry the outer suburbs, he will be on his way to a win. >> thanks as always. be appreciated. -- we appreciate it. >> apple released some of the shares on the ipad missiles. >> instead gramm expands to the web. -- instagram expands to the web >> nearly all of this year's votes will be cast by traditional methods, even in new
jersey were hurt him victims' they vote using e-mail or fax. apple's share of the tablet computer market is not only half. they're facing more competition from android devices. apple sold 3 million tablets in the three days following the release of the ipad many. prices may devices as when the ipad 3 was lot -- lunched aunched. have a great day. i am rob nelson. >>
charlie rose: will you endorsend president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
redskins as well. >> there was a lot of talk about mike shanahan's post-game comments sunday after that loss to carolina. mike says he was misinterpreted. every game is a playoff game and he once guys who will compete here for years to come. >> would you need to do is stop right away and tell your team what you know, what you intended to say even the lead might not have been crystal clear. it does not matter what your record is. the the the matter who is out there, who was not. >> the heat and the suns. third quarter. mario trawlers within is back to lebron james. -- mario with a nice pass back to lebron james. the wizards play tomorrow night
>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> the most expensive race in history now in the hands of voters. president obama and mitt romney watched the clock. the much of the results as they come in for the presidential election. good morning washington. >> happy election day. let's get over to jackie for the latest on this cold election
forecast. >> it really is. if you have to wait in line, just for the weather and have a heavier jacket and gloves on. maybe even a hat. other than that, and friday. that is the good news. nothing to prevent you from getting out to the polls. a freeze warning in effect for the major area. temperatures this morning in the mid 20 possible to lower 30's. for the nine in dallas. 28 in gaithersburg. we will stay cool today. average height is 62. we will be lucky to reach 50. the freeze morning and at 9:00 with 38 degrees by noon. private cloudy and 45. the least of all look good today and thankfully our northeast -- our noreaster isn't arriving until toman. let's check on traffic now.
>> i want to start first of the baltimore washington parkway george washington parkway open for both. no problems reported there. in manassas, the prince william parkway with to the foreclosed south of i-66. if your destination is to get to 66 used would to 34. -- use route 234. no problems on the bell with a alexandria. heading into d.c., good so far. 270, a little bit of volume. beyond rockville, travel lans are wide open. >> 5:33 by now. the polls will open a little later this morning for election day. >> a lot of attention on the battleground state of bridging
and loudon county. >> a half-hour from now, polls were open here this is one of the biggest polling places in loudon county. but the ground virginia is a big focus for this election. both candidates have spent a lot of time here and the past two weeks. with the focusing on the voters here. there are a lot of love will be turning out here -- of people that will be turning out here. expect long lines. plan ahead. anyone in line by 7:00 will still be able to cast a ballot. those candidates opening this -- hoping this is a state they can put in the win column later tonight. >> the reason why we're here is
because we have more work to do. our work is by gets done. the hope that president obama of a loved his promise to bring people together and to solve problems. -- you hope tht president obama will live up to his promise and bring people together and solve problems. >> mitt romney will be back on the campaign trail. he has events scheduled in ohio and pennsylvania before returning to massachusetts. >> we have seen millions of dollars of the campaign ads focusing on several questions in the ballot today. >> the question involves expanding gambling. >> maryland katz, bring it back. >> after more than $80 million
into the advertising marylanders decided if another position be included, at the harbor. also the addition of table games i will let and black jack. -- like roulette and black jack. >> i do not believe we should use portable money to support our schools. that is what our tax dollars are for. as governor of mali attending rallies for both in the 11th hour. -- this is the civil right issue of our time. >> those and not the only issues on the ballot in maryland. also a referendum -- also a referendum on the dream act. it allows the children of undocumented eminence to
pay in the tuition -- immigrants to pay in state tuition. >> george allen will cast his ballot this morning at fairfax county. he will then visit several polling stations among the, well before what in the hotels -- the returns at a hotel in richmond. stay with abc 7 for complete coverage of election. you can also look for coverage of the big local races. right now, it is chilly out there. 27 degrees in the kit as for this morning. drexel had -- still ahead, a big mistake by match of.
good morning, washington. >> a chilly start. where is adam caskey? it joined the colts. >> why not. a refreshing start the morning. we are a block and a half away from the u.s. capitol on this election day. the weather will be very agreeable. no precipitation today. sarah lee 34 -- currently 34 here downtown. there is a freeze warning in effect for all those counties shaded in bright blue that includes the metro area, everybody eastward. 26 in round hill, virginia. 31 in bethesda.
a little warmer along the bay. here is a forecast. partly cloudy skies. hi, thin clouds. a decent amount of sunshine today. high temperatures anywhere from 45 to 50 degrees. but the normal high is 62. so we are running well below average for this time of year. we have been talking up a coastal storm, that noreaster developing tonight and into tomorrow and thursday morning. it does not look like it will have a big impact on our weather. in little bit of rain in light snow possible. but it's nothing to get excited about at this point. did they stop for us here in the washington area. -- at least not for us here in the washington area. >> needed little extra time as
you head out the door this morning. interstate 95 written and maryland no problems to report. the bomb route 1 at mount vernon might 20's route to 34 -- might want to use route 234 to i-66. 109. markell bill and on to the beltway, still wide open stretch. -- rockville and on to the beltway, still wide open stretch. >> and emotional vigil for a local teenager hit by a car and killed.
charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the finanal community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we oughtke to o keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack
obama and... i approve this message. >> new at 6:00, what mark cuban is asking donald trump to do for charity. >> thenfl blows -- the nfl blows the whistle on a mistake caused by a whistle at the packers game. >> happeelping the jersey shore recover after the hurricane. >> a man was convicted of is 12 dui. he was arrested a dent in november 2011. he was first convicted of dui in 1990. he has 6 in mississippi three
in alabama, and three it in the virginia. family and friends remembered a teenaged girl struck by a car and killed on her way to school. >> hundreds of people attended a candlelight vigil for 15-year- old christina ward. she died wednesday after a car hit her as she was crossing germantown road on foot. her mother called for montgomery county high schools to open up later. >> there is a cause and i'm here for the cause. my daughter was made an example. >> thousands have assigned -- thousands have signed the petition. >> metro apologizing for a mistake that left a lot of riders stranded over the weekend during the changeover from daylight savings time to standard time. trains would run until 3:00 a.m.
saturday night but they stopped running at 2:00 a.m. >> did the aftermath of sandy the u.s. agriculture department said the food to victims of the hurricane. the artist giving more than 1 million pounds of food. they were with organizations in new jersey but they produce meals for victims in shelters there. local food banks from other states also contributing. >> has a lot of resumes today at a preliminary hearing for a u.s. soldier accused of killing people at the dow afghanistan. staff sgt robert bales is charged with killing 16 victims during a shooting rampage in march. if convicted, he could face the death penalty.
30 people died more than two dozen others -- 13 people died and more than two dozen others were wounded. >> the clots head coach is winning his battle with leukemia. >> -- the cults head coach is winning his battle with leukemia. the good news came one day after he visited the team for the first time since his diagnosis and give this emotional speech. >> spending on the election this year. breaking records. >> good morning. we are seeing stock features a little higher on this election day. that is finally here.
the most expensive election to date. cnn took a look at the site em president obama has spent $931 million. mitt romney supporters as bet more than $1 billion. when all is said and done, as much as $6 billion may have been spent on this election. if you wear an i voted sticker, you can get a gree free baguette. that is the business ms. -- business news. >> 5:51 right now.
>> it is cold outside now. >> a little hot chocolate this morning. it is cold. let's give you the goods. it will be great. overall outside of the chill. to dress for the weather. -- do dress for the weather. temperatures in the mid 40's. starting at 35 at reagan national. dew point of 25. will get a little brisk later on today. our temperatures in the west are generally in the 20's. freezing conditions. 29 at dulles. 28 and the gaithersburg. 25 in frederick. freeze warnings didn't affect
all across the mucha area until 9:00 this morning. we do not have them into our western counties because the glass of already been down below the freezing mark. the cold air is filling all across the great lakes into the northeast and mid-atlantic states. our coastal storm still in the developing stages. you can see the little squirrel with the radar into the southeast. that will face up with another system off the coast. at this time, it will not be a major impact storm for us. we are looking at a brush. the clouds will be coming in overnight tonight and into tomorrow. a little light rain or mix expected for late tomorrow night and into thursday morning. this will be a bigger store for folks and to the north east along the dorsey sure -- along the jersey shore. 45-50 today. chilly one
. seven big forecast. a coastal storm for wednesday and thursday with a light wintry mix. then the weather gets god. in the 60's. look at the weekend. 60 on saturday, 62 on sunday. >> thank you so much. mostly quiet maryland and the district. 270 a bit sluggish. no problems as he paused -- past american legion bridge. in virginia, you are on the map. a crash past for the bell for on route 1 wittman highway -- fort belvoir, route 1 richmond highway. will cause some backups in each direction. back to you.
anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> as election season can be and at the time for couples as they vote for different parties.
>> in this hotly contested presidential election, stress levels are high. especially in a divided household. >> i will be voted for president obama. >> though happily married for 12 years, they say the aptly do not agree on politics. -- they absolutely do not agree on politics. to avoid arguments, they said basic ground rules. >> no posters on the lawn. no bumper stickers. >> no contributions. >> a recent survey found that 20,000 families baby split politically based on campaign contribution records. a george mason university politics professor says polls this election season confirm a growing gender gap with women leaning towards obama and then towards romney. >> at the issues have forced the
more in this election than any other. >> although it can be a deal breaker for some couple, this one agrees to disagree. >> it is a compromise bill and when to stop before it gets really nasty -- knowing when to stop before it gets really nasty. >> when the verdict is in, the spouses agree to save the celebration for outside of the home. >> all seven celebrities on dancing with the stars -- >> they had to mix two dances together for fusion night into a swing in dance marathon. she ended up with the highest score by earning 39 points. at the bottom,