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>> he called me. it's the law and that is important. [ indiscernible ] >> are they rare? >> yeah. [ indiscernible ] >> that is probably my next step. >> supply the last night, patrick moran released a statement which reads in part that in reference to the o'keefe video at no point have
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i or will i ever endorse any sort of illegal or unethical behavior. at no point did i take this person seriously. he struck me as eing unstable and joking. and for only that reason did i humor him in hindsight. i should have immediately walked away making it clear that there is no place in the electoral process for the suggestion of a legal -- illegal behavior, joking or not. as can you imagine, we had a few keys for patrick and his father and spent the day looking for them. we started for headquarters for arlington democrats around the corner from where the video was shot in hopes to fine someone who can put us in touch with patrick moran. no one knew how to reach him and a spokesperson didn't return phone or e-mail messages. from there, we went to his shirlington apartment and where none answered the door. the next stop is the campaign headquarters on north washington street in alexandrea, where the only thing we found was a locked
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door. the congressman's pyrotechnic was not returning calls -- press secretary was not returning calls or e-mail. we were told the congressman was not in and that no one could talk to us. this afternoon, the arlington gop chairman, his name is charles hawkinson, called for jim moran to resign. i'm going to bring in a democratic activist. i'm sorry, strategist and a slip of the tongue there. this doesn't look good, does it? >> and today they trying to get the facts to figure out what is happening. sure, they want to be careful with what they say. >> how damaging is this? >> and this is hard to say. he resigned which, i think is appropriate and arlington is a democratic area. i think he will be ableso
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tosurvive this. >> and the other odd thing, he was not responding to questions for interviews today, the press secretary didn't respond to phone calls or e-mail and that is unusual for an elected official to duck the media like that, isn't it? >> it's unusual andy haven't talked to them, i don't know the reason. maybe they trying to get all of the facts. normally, you want to get out there and get your side of the story out there. >> jim moran gets elected, you think? >> i do. i think he will. >> brandon daily. thank you very much. back to you. >> how much weight does this statement from his son hold when he said he was humoring that guy? that went on for 18 minutes. that is not humoring him. >> and i looked at the tape myself and it went on for longer than 18 minutes. go online and watch the entire
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thing, if you want and for time we had to quit it down. individually, doesn't look like he's humoring him but that he is playing along with it. the police and prosecutor's office seem to think the same thing. >> we'll put it online and let everyone else decide for themselves as well. >> right. and it's been two weeks before the election day. president obama's getting a big endorsement from retired general collin powell. mitt romney remines on the attack and spend his day in the critical battleground state of ohio. >> reporter: a busy day out there and the presidents in the middle of a non-stop, 48-hour marathon. this brought him to our area in virginia and while mitt romney continues to hail the president on jobs and economy. president obama thanked collin powell for his endorsement. the former secretary of state who said he is a republican,
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also endorsed the president in 2008. mitt romney, meanwhile, made several stops in battleground state of ohio today and ending up in worthington, north columbus -- worthington in columbus and speaking with about his policies being a failure. >> the president's plan, keep on spending more than we take in, a trillion more a year and this is putting a burden on you and will crush the american dream if he's re-elected and that is why paul ryan and i have a plan to get america on track to cut spending, to cap federal spinning and to get us on track to a balanced budget. >> i was proud and him bowled -- humbled to learn that we have collin powell's support in this campaign. i'm grateful to him for his lifetime of service to the country as a soldier and diplomat and every brave american who wears this uniform. >> and in his endorsement, he
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said mitt romney's views on foreign policy were inconsistent. they conservative. and late this afternoon, the romney campaign announced they were going to move to counter the powell endorsement today announcing that senator mccain is going to be meeting with veterans in fairfax in woodbridge, virginia, tomorrow afternoon. a reminder this evening at 6:30, fox 5 news edge you decide 2012, focuses on local and national candidates on the issues during the of the campaign. i will be your host and with tom fitzgerald. the political analyst mark plotkin. the news edge on maryland today. gallaudet university getting hit with heavy criticism from both sides of the gay marriage debay. after the university suspended the chief diversity officer for signing a petition to put the issue before maryland voters today, dozens of activists from both sides gathered at school entrances in northeast and outraged at the school's decision to suspend angela mccaskill. >> she has a right under the
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u.s. constitution to sign any petition anywhere in the country and not get punished for it. >> all she did was to exercise her right you were the maryland state constitution and to exer as the -- exercise the civic duty and that is a major injustice, we believe. >> and in a statement, the university said she is suspended with pay and they're talking with lawyers and student groups about the situation. hurricane sandy threatening to tear through the east coast. the storm made landfall in cuba. maximum winds, 114 miles an hour and there are predictions that 90% of the east coast could be in affected in some form or another. gary mcgrady joins us now with the weather center. >> and as we have -- definite, the east coast is going to be greatly impacted by this storm. and it's continuing to move up to the north. there is still a lot of
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uncertainty on that exact track and whether or not hurricane sandy will stay a hurricane all of the way up the east coast and we'll have more on this storm and how it relates to the local forecast coming up. comi . >> one redskin had surgery and another may need surgery. the latest on the black and blue and burgundy and gold and what williams brings to the back field in his second go round with the redskin. next.  [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for.
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just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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. the edge continues in prince georges county where he charges were filed for a crash that killed a police officer. in august, officer adrian morris was killed while pursuing two robbery suspects. those men, neil and mitchell face new charges. neil is in charge of motor vehicle manslaughter, theft and eluding and mitchell faces theft charges and unauthorized
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use of a vehicle. a secret service agent assigned to the vice president's home has been charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. the police arrested agent hector crawler at his woodbridge home on monday. the sails took place on multiple occasions between august and october of this year. crawler is in charge of multiple accounts -- charged with multiple counts of sexual battery and taking indescent libbery -- liberties with a chi. microsoft stepping up its game. we'll look at the new windows 8. >> he did the monster mash. st >> monster mash seniors. celebrating halloween in haunting style. the seniors from the green spring retirement community made a video to the song "monster mash." they dressed as zombies, witches and -- witches and vampires on-- to have fun. hav president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve...
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this message. anncr: victims. dependent. that's what mitt romney called forty-seven percent... of americans. including people on medicare. but what about his plan for you? romney would replace guaranteed benefits with a voucher system. seniors could pay six thousand dollars more a year. a plan aarp says would undermine medicare. you're no victim...you earned your benefits. don't let mitt romney take them away.
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. today, microsoft kicked off a new era, releasing the revamped windows 8 operating system. the new version, the most dramatic overhaul we have seen from microsoft in 17 years. a long time. >> and windows 95. >> and do we have to pay for this or is it popping up on our max? >> and that is an improvement. >> yeah. >> and the pricing is unusual and the recent version is a big change and relies on a touch- screen interface. the mouse and keyboard are in the second place for navigating
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around and switching between programs. >> will companies be interested in this or is that consumer- driffen? >> that is the big question. it watches the interface and they used to call metro, the tiles, what you have in window's phone seven and phone 8 and you can switch to the windows and i think if you're used to the way things work, this may confuse you and enrage you at first and going to be the way they react and they boot into windows 8 and they lost and they like it a lot. it's a lot easier to flip around from one app to another. >> and i get amused by quote, unquote, outrage. >> yeah. >> and people freak out. >> right. >> and is this going to be another situation where it's easy to get assed to or some browsers like chrome where you can bypass and not need it? >> and i suspect there will be
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a lot of people. you sit down in front of a regular computer and touch the screen and nothing happens. >> right. >> and so does this make microsoft more competitive with apple or is it just a leap, wrapping all of the products together? >> this company historically, they don't change the interfaces that much. from windows 95 to xp and things are the same, basically, to get around and they're out of the window. >> and when is it available? >> at midnight tonight. >> okay. >> and can you download them. >> thank you very much. and. there is a lot to talk about and high temperatures today with 71 and stubborn clouds. didn't want to go away and the temperatures stayed cooler and lots of afternoon, late evening sunshine. 69 in the city right now and 70 for monasses and fredericksburg.
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clouds this evening and to 10, 11, 12:00 and there is go be to be a chance of spotty drizzle and fog forming and that will carry with us on through the overnight hours and as well. and this is the tropical satellite picture of hurricane sandy, kind of moving up not quite as well defined as it was and that is getting a barrage from upper level winds and over time, that is weakening from the category sustained and 105 miles an hour and to a category one hurricane and over the next few days and into the early part of the weekend, and that is a category 1 hurricane offshore from north carolina and this is a forecast that slowed down quite a bit. right now, the hurricane center pushed the trap to the northwest in time for the
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landfall and maybe still a minimal hurricane and up around new jersey and manhattan. can you see the cone of uncertainty into the future and that is including d.c. the worst case is scenario, the storm will make landfall north of the metro and helping us out and look at future cast, not only do we have the storm coming up the east coast, we have a low trough of pressure and they will protect us and this is looks like it's in a little too late to keep it offshore and the store will go offshore and in the ladder -- latter term, sunday and monday, this trough of low pressure, again, sometimes protects us will suck the storm back up towards the northeast and making landfall right now and into new york city by tuesday, tuesday evening. as you can imagine, we're talking about the potential of
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some very high wind. hurricane force wind and wind gust. a lot of beach erosion for the entire east coast. rip currents for the entire east coast. he surf for the entire east coast and with all of the rainfall, talking about the likelihood of flooding from eastern carolina to the del marva is is&to the northeast and the next five days, up to a foot and through d.c. and i-95 and in through five inches and to the north and west and that their is a lot going on the next few days and we're down to 60, and temperature hovering around 70 degrees and this is your fox 5 accuweather seven- day forecast, and on sunday, monday, and tuesday influenced by what hurricane sandy is going do.
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>> she's known for her hits such as killing me softly. this week, five-time grammy award winner roberta flack in town to perform with the national symphony orchestra and sat down wa with allison seymour to talk about her success and the role d.c. played in that. >> and my decision to leave the teaching field and become a professional performer of pop music, rock music, r&b was made in d.c. and that is made because of the support from audiences that used to come and see me at mr. henry's first and -- on capitol hill. >> she's perform at the kennedy center this week and can you see her entire interview on www.myfoxdc.com and click on mornings. the giants pound the tigers in a record-setting world series performance in game one. scott smith is on deck with the sports edge. a michigan woman said she's having some halloween fun, but
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her neighbors say it's at their expense. she's written her neighbor's names on tombstones and placed in her yard. one said rest in peace nosey neighbors. two others have the initials of nosey neighbors she happens to have the biggest issues with. anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. and this is maryland. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million
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gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine.
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. sunday, the steelers will try to slow down one of the league's rising stars in rg3 and with the defensive guru. since returning in 2004, his defenses are 13-1 against rookie quarterbacks. of course, he doesn't have to do it on his own and has alfred morrisson in the back fold and a new edition this week and williams was signed by the team on tuesday and played as a rookie season in 2010, and it's
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excited for another opportunity with the skins. >> no one wants to go in the process of being, you know, traded or anything like that, you know, but if you do, you would rather go back to where you started and i'm thankful for that. >> and i feel like, you know, everything will go and that is respect. i feel if i was in the situation where i was cut again, the redskins would come and get me and i said that to my family and friends and it was kind of crazy. >> injury updates, london fletcher's streak of playing 231 executive games is in jeopardy and he missed practice the second straight day and has been undergoing testing due to problems with his balance. also, fred davis' achilles injury was a success and pierre garcone may need surgery. an mri revealed a plan tar plate tear in the bottom of the foot. the surgery could end the season but postponing until after the season is a possibility as well. >> it's not going to make it
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worse. if it debt gets better, i am sure jill the -- . >> and i think it can, you know, located and can give a couple of other injuries. >> and it's frustrating but, you know, you have to think about what is best for him and what is best for the future. this is a long-term, you don't want to make it worse for one season. >> and maryland football can't catch a break. the quarterback devon burns is done for the year with a foot injury. he is the third terp quarterback to go down this season. freshmanboro is -- bro is the only qb left. to the diamond now. the nationals 3rd baseman zimmerman underwent arthroscopic surgery. the general manager said the procedure needed to fix the ac joints and zimmerman needed multiple cortizone shots and will be full go in six weeks. game one of the world series between the tigers and giants last night. a performance that velander would rather forget and pablo sandoval put an 0-2 fastball in
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the seat in the first inning and he was just getting started and that will end the 3rd inning and with one on, over the left field wall and verlander roughed up for five runs and four innings and goes down in history in his third at- bat. unbelievable and does that once more. and he joins them as the only guys to hit three in the world series game. >> and. >> that is part, when you -- you're going to be there and you being in this sway, three homers, you know, and you have to play your game, you know, you don't have to -- you don't have to be too excited. the season is not over. you have to continue. >> and tonight's game 2 is at 8:00. the giants madison bum garter in versus the tigand thanks. looking at the forecast and the tricky storm we're following. >> and that is where.
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i think the best thing to do with hurricane sandy is give it another 24-36 hours. we'll get a nice model and really haven't changed much in the fox 5 accuweather seven-day forecast. chilly showers on sunday, some wind, too, and that doesn't mean it's going to rain all day. it's into sunday night and monday, early tuesday and most of the day tuesday, that is when we're going to feel the brunt of what the storm is going to bring and, keep in mind, things could still change greatly depending on the exact track of what hurricane sandy wants to do. >> now you have the news edge. back here in a few minutes. 
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[ earnest ] out o of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives.

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