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. this is nbc nightly news with kate snow. good evening, we begin with breaking news tonight. james comey sent a letter to congress this afternoon saying the fbi have worked around the clock to process and review the e-mails recently discovered on a laptop. the fbi has not changed its assessment made last july that no charges against secretary clinton. that news coming as our nbc news wall street finds the race tightening with clinton leading by just four points. now having to alter
minute all cleared from the fbi. andrea mitchell is covering the clinton's campaign for us tonight from new hampshire. >> hillary clinton arriving in cleveland just as the news was breaking. >> secretary clinton have you seen james comey's letter. >> he wrote a letter to congress, we have not changed our conclusion that we expressed in july with respect to secretary clinton. >> nbc news learned that the review is over. the e-mails to and while she was secretary of states on anthony weiner's laptop were not related. >> we are glad that that matter is resolved. >> is it too late? >> comey's letter nine days ago changed clinton's strategy. as donald trump repeatedly saying she
the primary suspect in a far reaching criminal investigation. >> now, clinton is on a frantic win in the finish, back in cleveland for the second time. thanking on hometown royalty, cavalier star, lebron james helping her to get out the vote. >> our vote does matter, it really, really does. >> i know there are a lot of frustration and election season, i see it, and i hear it. sometimes you know i am the subject of it. i get it. but, anger is not a plan. >> earlier she was in all important pennsylvania, telling black church in philadelphia that every minute and hour count. we cannot get this wrong. the stakes are too high. >> clinton's best advocate, president obama is back in florida today.
we win florida, it is over. >> tonight in new hampshire, clinton will be introduced by the gold star father, mr. khan. he's speaking for democrats. now, appearing to new hampshire late deciding swing voters. >> reporter: clinton did not mention the that the fbi has spared her tonight. her campaign warning her to stay away as far as she can from the female controversy and try to end this note. >> kate. >> andrea mitchell. >> thank you for his part. donald trump did not respond to the fbi's announcement. he said again today that clinton is protected by a rigged system. peter alexander has more on an intense day of campaigning. >> donald trump of the final hours trying to cook up a winning formula making no mentions of the fbi's
>> hillary clinton will be under investigation for a long, long time. for her many crimes against our nation and our people and democracy. campaign manager kellyanne conway, pounced on the news. >> i sure hope it is thorough. >> the november's surprise has no impact. >> this is bigger than wa telling nbc news that trump is speaking at the right time. >> michigan has not gone republicans since 1998. the latest polls showing clinton with a four point lead but trump's aid insisted that it is a dead heat and trump's job methods. also, on the radar, a long shot, minnesota,
this afternoon of his first all campaign. >> it is great to be back in minnesota today. >> so important for me to come here to campaign for your vote. trump making no mention of the chaotic scene last night, rushed off stage by secret service in reno. someone yelling gun as the crowd turned on protesters. >> terrorists from all these people who were kicking me and grabbing me in the crotch and beating the crap out of me. >> the st says he did not have a gun and trump returned to the podium. >> still, trump insisted it was an assassination attempt. the campaign calling the protesters is a democratic's plan. >> reporter: seven more stops and the last one is right back in michigan. both candidates are widely unpopular.
more damaging than his. it is a choice between a craft candidate and a corrupt one. peter alexander, thank you, lets turn to our moderator, chuck todd, with us. lets start with the impact of the big fbi news today. a lot of people voted. >> the impact of the initial letter nine days ago, that did have an impact and you did see especially down the ballot. it galvanize republicans at a time they needed to this latest update, sort of too far down the road here to have it -- if you are look ing in the tightest senate races in new hampshire and north carolina, does it make a difference? the original letter is the one that we'll look back and say that will have an impact. >> lets talk about where we stand on a sunday night as you look at the map and where they are competitive. >> we now have the
as you can see in our battleground, we think there are enough states here that leans and gives her 270. there is a trump pack and it is basically sweeping the rest of the battlegrounds, florida and north carolina. not an easy feed especially florida which, the latino votes maybe leaning and pushing that state to clinton. if he does sweep at all. utah and arizona as well. lets throw in the there. if he does swing michigan, that's enough. it gets him there. the problem is can he do it and you throw in florida, that is the issue for him. if florida is not going to go his way. i don't see how he puts it of 270. we now understand the michigan's decision. it does give him a narrow but at least a clean path to 270. >> yeah, both candidates going to michigan in the next
>> as chuck mentioned, a lot more is happening on this election day than just the race for president most notably whether the democrats will be able to regain control on the senate. kelly o'donell watching closely on tuesday night. >> the new hampshire heart pounder. i am going to continue to fight. >> the north carolina head shaker, a tougher than expected battle and debra ross. the contest. >> is philly in the house? >> pat toomey -- incumbent ron johnson gets a big
republicans, speaker ryan and rnc chairman, priebus. kelly o'donell, nbc news, cleveland. >> our special nbc news election coverage begins on tuesday night. another developing story of the unfolding drama in south carolina where police say the suspect in that kidnapping there has confessed to four murder and may have killed even more people. sarah south carolina and that is latest. >> reporter: this property revealed gruesome secrets. authorities found another body. two shallow graves on his land. >> we are in the process of trying to get that person removed from here and
investigation. >> he confessed four murder and employees gunned down. >> the victim's loved ones watched as he stood before a judge. >> melissa ponder's husband was one of the victims. >> give me closure to know what happened that day. it would not bring the peace that you would think that one would feel. >> scott's mother, beverley was also murdered. they found caleb brown locked in chains in a storage. late last night, authorities announced they identified remains found in another shallow grave. >> multiple gunshot wounds. >> officials say he continues to corroborate. as for a motive so far they brought few clue
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decision 2016 coverage is sponsored by amazon echo. >> tonight we take a closer look at a question in south dakota, it is about pay, the minimum wage has gone up in a lot of places but in south decide whether it is lower for some teens. steve patterson went to south dakota for our serious of red, white and you. >> reporter: including this restaurant. >> wages are low. >> he's worried on a measure on tuesday's ballot asking voters to affirm or over turn a law passed in the state legislatures
minimum wage for workers under 18 who don't make tips like many fast food workers or dishwashers. >> you are in the legislature, and you believe people should make lower wages, you should work for free. >> across town, mike hillman's restaurant had been in the family for 42 years. >> like her supporters, hillman says a youth wage wouldp with less experience get their first job. >> there is a lot of opportunities to hire people and allow us to hire people so we have a lower wage while they are being trained. >> in 2014, voters agreed to increase minimum wage for all non tip workers from $7.25 to $8.50. >> now, it is up to
if minors will be paid a dollar less an hour of $7.50. >> minimum wage is a big discussion in the perez's household >> you are going to inheret everything and everything. you are the future. >> the lesser they can pay for, that's the more i have to pay for. >> on tuesday, the people most impacted by this measure. >> i won't have a say in what's happening. i have tond old enough to vote. >> steve patterson. nbc news, south dakota. up next, their final pitch on the weekend before the election. [ applause ] when it comes to healthcare, seconds can mean the difference between life and death. for partners in health,
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there they were again last night on their final appearance on "saturday night live." trump and clinton from snl. they got more bizarre. they made their ways through the streets of new york hands and hands and back on the character in front of the audience and got serious about the election for a few minutes. >> and now it is time to get out there and vote. >> none of this will matter if you adopt vote. we cannot tell you who to vote for but on tuesday, we all get a chance to choose what kind of country we want to live in. >> our new nbc wall street journal polls asked people whether they would be comfortable with neither of the
likely to support hillary clinton and for trump the number is just 43%. >> there are alternatives. some of the others who would be president. >> with voters historically unhappy of the twists. what are the other options? >> make america happy again. >> meet the standard -- the new jersey's restaurant tourer is more concerned of balance >>. >> the prohibition party claims to be the oldest third party. >> we went to new york prohibition bar to measure the poor. >> do you know who these two men are? >> the ticket of bill
alcohol? >> i would be against the protest. i would protest of the protest. >> some are making head way. >> strategies denying both hillary clinton and donald trump in the electoral college. >> other potential spoiler in a close race. gary johnson on the ballot in states. >> and green party candidate joe stein on the ballot of 44 states but not tightly contested in nevada and north carolina. this year, two promarijuana party candidates and in chicago, the city that claim to the phrase of vote early and often, christ bryant combined for the final out giving the long
>> it happens baby, it happens. >> anne thomason, nbc news, new york. >> i would go for that. that's nbc nightly news, we want to remind you our special nbc election coverage begins on tuesday night, 7 eastern 4 pacific time, lester holt will be in tomorrow. i am kate snow reporting from new york. i will see you tomorrow on msnbc, from all of us here on
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