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a big night in the race for the white house. ted cruz in first for the republicans come at a dead heat between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. martin o'malley is reportedly suspending his campaign. sources say he did not register in the iowa caucuses. republican mike also suspending his campaign. alison: the latest numbers between clinton and sanders, right now it is clinton by less than 1%. on the republican side, ted cruz came out on top, barely edging out donald trump and marco rubio. jonathan: the results of the caucus do not shed light on the candidates, but it does give an indication of momentum. alison: scott thuman is in des moines. a big night. what can you tell us? scott: what i can tell you is you don't have to be a political
junkie to be excited by what we are seeing in iowa. it is as competitive as i can get. just the idea that hillary , it has hadmpaign all this time to build member structure, the ground game, just a half percent lead over bernie sanders suez had a huge rally. nobody could have predicted that six months ago. and then on the right, the republican side, ted cruz declared the winner. what is fascinating about this race it is what's happening in second and third place, donald trump a few points behind, but nipping at his heels is marco rubio. a lot of people predicted he would come in third place, but not with this small margin between he and donald trump. that has to be uncomfortable news for donald trump. we will listen to the republican candidates who have responded so
far, the top three finishers at this point. here they are. the crowds are record-setting, so we should all be proud of ourselves. we will unite this party, we will unite this country, and we will defeat hillary clinton or bernie sanders, and i will be the next president of the united states. >> if the state of iowa gives me the honor, then we will have to team nationally to win the nomination, and winning the nomination, we will win the general election in november 2016 and beat hillary clinton. back live into moyne, iowa, this is the main stage at the media center. -- this is in des moines, iowa. the republican party leader cruz the winner. ted cruz, saying, look, i won. we do notmp is saying
necessarily expect to take first place. marco rubio singh third-place is a win. hampshireo to new trying to spin the numbers in their favor. on the democratic side, we will be here a while. amazing how close it is, a half percent celebrating -- separating hillary clinton from bernie sanders at the top. we will have more on "good morning washington" with reaction and analysis. jonathan: back to the breaking campaign news, democratic and former maryland governor martin o'malley is suspending his campaign. jay korff joins us with what o'malley said moments ago. jay: a story of huge local importance and a huge turnout in iowa did not help o'malley. mayor of baltimore and governor of maryland has suspended his campaign. he garnered only 1% of the vote
in the iowa caucuses, far behind sanders and clinton. o'malley stumped as a proud progressive, talking about climate change and gun control. moments ago he talked about why he was in the race in the first place. fight, but iugh have been drawn to a tough fight. i felt when i got into this as i looked down the road, i felt very finally that our country with scanning the horizon, looking for new possibilities and new leadership. a way to heal our divisions. you guys have been with me every step of the way, and i cannot thank you enough. as far as martin o'malley's next up, he has not said what he will be doing professionally. jay korff, abc 7 news. jonathan: we are getting word, cnn is reporting bernie sanders and hillary clinton will both declare victories tonight. both of them. is your headquarters for
political coverage. scott thuman will be covering the developments every step of the way. tonight, aer news reston man is behind bars, accused of starting a fight on an airplane. it happened yesterday on a flight from reagan national to jacksonville, florida. sharkey that joseph assaulted a passenger in flight attendant. after words come he tried to leave the plane through next door. he was pursued by passengers and restrained when the flight related in jacksonville. he faces 20 years in prison. jonathan: d.c. police would like you to take a good look at this picture, considered to be a person of interest in six robberies in the month of january. is this is were targeted in each incident, all in northeast and northwest. -- businesses were targeted in each incident. in one case, he showed a gun. alison: new developments about
the abduction and murder about the 13-year-old girl from blacksburg. two virginia tech students appear in court for the death of nicole lovell. teenager wasthe connected to her killer through social media, but they are still coming through clues to figure out how the meet up turn to murder. roz plater has the latest. roz: investigators are not commenting about the nature of the relationship between the victim and suspect, but they say he used the relationship to abduct and murder her. investigators are working to piece together the hours leading up to the death, the murder of 13-year-old nicole lovell. medias active on social and her mother said she may have met her accused killer online, calling it, "an off-the-wall site i have never heard of." autopsy results have not been released, but her accused killer did not use a gun. 18-year-old david eisenhau
er, a virginia tech engineering student, is charged with murdering lovell. this is video from last spring, a star middle-distance runner. i'm ok with second-place if i run a good time. >> he was a good student athlete. roz: we heard much the same story about natalie k eepers, a 19-year-old virginia tech student accused of helping dispose of lovell's body. >> a very strong academic student. roz: according to court documents, when eisenhauer was arrested, he said, "i believe the truth can set me free." are being held without bond. there is a preliminary hearing
for march 28. roz plater, abc 7 news. ago, a 19 years 15-year-old from frederick was murdered an alley suspect is in custody. the police broke the cold case today, arresting 52-year-old boyd harris. offmaster's body was found strangled in the woods. fire is ishe zika being called a global health emergency. world health organization is only used that linkage three times before. the last time was with the equal bola operate. jay: health officials say that the zika viruses spreading quickly. >> a coordinated response is needed to minimize the threat and reduce the risk of further outbreaks. jay: from peru to nicaragua,
they are working to stamp out the carriers of a virus that has scientists and doctors baffled. the virus usually only causes mild symptoms, but health experts say there appears to be a link between the virus and a condition in newborns. proven,t scientifically they believe that it is somehow slowing fetal brain development. >> the only cases that we see currently are from brazil. question,e concern in why we see them in brazil. is it because of other factors? the list of causes is long. of factors.ts other infections, alcohol, drugs, a long list. right now, a popular nightclub in northeast is shut down after a deadly stabbing. it will stay closed 96 hours.
the stabbing happened just a four minute. the police found two victims, one hospitalized, one who died from his injuries. >> how could they do that? take my son's lifelike that? jonathan: there is no word on the condition of the other victim. if you have information, the d.c. police would like to talk to you. anison: a gaithersburg m will spend time behind bars for an overdose death linked to a sale of heroin. ahead -- still they hired a company to strip this sidewalk of snow, so who is responsible for putting mounds right back where it started? brian: and outside today, we got
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into a messy road situation in montgomery county. sidewalks were cleared by a nature away, but were later buried when plows came through. jonathan: neighbors are trying to make sure this did not happen again. that must have been inferior hitting. kevin: yeah, not what they wanted to wake up to. the neighborhood hires a company to shovel out, others have not. this snow is cold, c rusty, and hard to move. the optionesidents of scaling over the small mountains or walking in the street. >> what the county did was this. usty snowunds of cresty covers the sidewalks. the hoa president said the
neighborhood paid a company $1600 to plow with streets and snow blow sidewalks. countyater, montgomery snowplows put them back onto the sidewalks. >> i saw parents carrying small children in the street, trying to keep them out of the road. it was a big worry. them there, so we believe they are on the hook to clear them. : kevin they say the neighborhood was forced to shell sut more money to re-clear it sidewalks. he sent a letter to montgomery county executive ike leggett, demanding answers and a full refund. so far, no response. we want you want the sidewalks, but they are forcing
us on the roads. kevin: it's worth noting montgomery county can and will for failing to shovel their sidewalks. folks out here say they cannot fail to notice a certain level of hypocrisy. kevin lewis, abc 7 news. jonathan: somebody will be in trouble for that one. oops./ mother nature could with that out in no time. if we havecan, but the inch of rain coming down like we are dissipating, the ground is just like a big swamp right now. alison: in the 60's? .rian: yes 61 today, just after lunch time today. then the temperature started to drop back. we are up and down the next couple days, peak, then drop
back down. that will probably be the roller coaster the next seven days. well above average today. fderick, 43, 32 leesburg, 39 manassas, 46 andrews. the clouds are breaking up and we will have clearing tonight. and west,cerns north where we can see 20's in leesburg, manassas, hagerstown, frederick. gooding that was damp re-freeze, so be extra cautious in the morning come especially to the north and west, because of the potential re-freeze. the showers drifting to the south and east, allowing temperatures to drop back. tomorrow, not bad, upper 40's is good this time of year, but we do have a breeze out of the north and northeast. what that translates into is although we start off with sunshine, the afternoon more clouds. at times we could be more mostly
cloudy and the afternoon. morning, 30's, could be isolated slick spots to the north and west. a good deal of sunshine. , partly sunny, mid 40's. through the afternoon, near 50, but definitely an increase in clouds. i mentioned the potential of showers wednesday. scattered showers and thunderstorms that could pack a punch. the showers and storms, we could rainp words of an edge of across the area. that can lead to flooding concerns. of ancould see upwards inch of rain across the area. back and caused flooding concerns. next week, a chance of showers. tomorrow, don't forget, groundhogs day, the official weather holiday. jonathan: is that when you mail
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ted cruz in front of the microphone. let's listen. >> the incredibly hard work of everyone gathered here. of courageous conservatives across this state. we together earned the votes of iowans. [applause] perspective, the incredible victory you have won tonight, that is the most votes ever cast for any republican primary winner. [applause] chants "ted"]
tonight is a victory for millions of americans who have shouldered the burden of seven years of washington deals run amok. cruz with his victory speech tonight for the republicans. for the democrats, hillary and bernie, it's still too close to call. we will have all the updates tomorrow morning on "good morning washington." and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. erin: the wizard starter at difficult stretch without their head coach, who has to miss a couple games after his brother died. tonight they were on the road in oka. ramon sessions turns it over, feeds kevin durant. he had 28. westbrook again, this time keeps it himself. the slippery move to the paint. the thunder take down the wizards ,114-98.
howard university taking on maryland eastern shore tonight. the nation's leading scorer knocks down the three, and one. daniels finished with 28, but howard falls 85-67. media day for super bowl 50 was held tonight. the nfl pushed the annual event back to monday and a prime time slot, called super bowl opening night. for the players, this was just the first of what promises to be a wild ride during super bowl week. the super bowl ads are always a fun favorite. with children, babies, and adults who were born on months after their parent's the supeream won
bowl. according to the nfl, birth rates in winning cities actually increase after the big game. take a listen. >> ♪ in the end >> ♪ mom and dad looked at each other one thing led to another that night ♪ erin: i love this. the super bowl babies are all wearing their team's apparel, seal's to a paordyrody of "kiss from a rose." and despite three super bowl trophies, there was not one there to represent the washington redskins. we were looking for that. who knew how much was invested in the super bowl. wow. alison: joined by her
family, bill clinton, chelsea, who is expecting her second, the whole family. we would hear what she has to say momentarily. we have already heard from ted cruz and donald trump. let's listen in. >> i love it! [cheers and applause] thank you! thank you also much! -- thank you all so much! what and him believable night, what a great campaign this has been. been an incredible honor to campaign across iowa will with so many of you, to
make the case for the future that we won for the democratic party and for the united states of america. stake inso much at this election. i don't need to tell you, every single one of you who came out for me, who worked so many hours , from my young organizers with energy and passion -- [cheers] to the families and friends across the state. i am deeply grateful. well, i love all of you. here is what i want you to know. , it is rare that we have the opportunity that we do now to have a real contest of ideas. to really think hard about what the democratic party stands for and what we want the future of our country to look like if we
do our part to build it. i am a progressive who gets things done. [cheers] honored to stand in the long line of american reformers who make up our minds that the status quo is not good enough. that standing still is not an option. and that brings people together to find ways forward that will improve the lives of americans. i look back over the years of my involvement, from that very first job i had at the children's defense fund -- alison: hillary clinton speaking and i waffle stop moments ago -- speaking in iowa. moments ago, donald trump says he was honored. >> there were 17 candidates.
i was told by every, do not go to iowa. you could never finish, even in the top 10. i said, but i have friends in iowa, i know a lot of people in iowa, i think they will really like me, let's give it a shot. i said i have to do it. and we finished second. but i want to tell you something, i'm just honored, i'm really honored. alison: stay with abc 7 and for all for statements of the candidates as soon as they are available. also, complete coverage on "good morning washington." jonathan: that is the interesting takeaway, bernie sanders and hillary clinton both declaring victory. one live look at the weather? brian: tomorrow cooler, could be some slick spots to the north and west. morning sunshine gives way to clouds. shadow?ll he see his