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finally. i am so grateful for our country and for all it has given to me. i count my blessings every single day that i am an american.
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stand together and work together, with respect for our differences, strength in our convictions, and love for this nation, our best days are still ahead of us. [ applause ] >> just moments ago, hillary clinton conceded the election making her first comments since losing the presidential race to donald trump. hello and thank you for joining us at noon, i'm andrea roane. as you just heard, the polls and the pundits got it nation's ath president. -- 45th president. weijia jiang believes the team coverage. -- begins the team coverage. >> reporter: donald trump defied expectations by defeating hillary clinton to become the nation's 45th president. in his victory speech, trump praised clinton for a hard fought campaign. >> we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. i mean that very sincerely. >> reporter: trump aides say
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they're expected to talk about filling cabinet posts. clinton phoned trump early this morning to congratulate him on his victory. >> he noticed all the time that hillary clinton had a difficult time in each of these swing states. >> reporter: trump won 29 states including close races in wisconsin, pennsylvania and north carolina. >> donald trump heard a voice out in this country that no one else heard. >> reporter: trump promised to reach out to the more than 58 million americans who did not >> so for those who have chosen not to support me in the past of which there were a few people -- [ laughter ] i'm reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify our great country. >> reporter: president obama invited president-elect trump to meet with him at the white house to discuss transition plans tomorrow. weijia jiang, cbs news, new
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election. so naturally, people are pretty split over the victory of donald trump. wusa9 has been speaking with voters throughout the morning and he joins us now live outside the white house and evan, hundreds flocked to pennsylvania avenue when the announcement was made early this morning. >> reporter: well, hey there guys good afternoon you know we do tornado watch vail a protest -- actually have a protest happening right now. i al poll jeez -- apologize if it's a little loud. i was here at about 3:00 a.m. and there were hundreds many of them clinton spotters who as you can -- supporter who as you can imagine were not too happy. this was the scene overnight on pennsylvania avenue. hundreds of young people, some drunk, all rambunctious chanting profanity. emotions were running high. >> heart-breaking. >> yeah. >> completely heart-breaking i thought it was carolina was going to be for clinton.
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not necessarily because we have a trump president but because we have a future for america. >> hours later the dust settled and the sun rose. that's where we found another group at the white house gathered. where better to get a cross section of america than in the line for a white house tour? >> i did speak last night. >> reporter: democrat kenneth wood watched his home state of florida turned red. >> i'm troubled by the fact that we go from putting the african-american into the white house to a bigot. that's a stretch. >> reporter: next up, the arizona perspective as we spoke >> the american public that is speaking, not the newspapers, it's the american public. and all the pundits who had the coals -- >> they were dead wrong. >> reporter: dead wrong and surprising for bruce wallace, visiting from the democratic strongholds of california. >> i'm just stunned when i woke up the morning. i was -- this morning, i was taken aback by the whole situation. >> reporter: as for bill frank of south carolina?
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personally. >> reporter: all right, now this is washington, d.c.. so most of the people that were there yesterday were clinton supporters. that being said, there were also a number of trump supporters that were here to welcome him to his new home. reporting in front the white house -- of the white house, evan cosl of. >> visitors to the watched intently. hilary lane has more. >> reporter: it's a historic day and here's at the newseum, front pages of newspapers from all over the country are on display. take a look at this. mr. trump and wins, it's hard to even put into words. >> just the -- just so stunned. it's crazy. >> reporter: turning a new page this morning literally. donald trump who was no prior political experience, will
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president of the united states. alana williamson along with so many people can't believe this election day shocker. >> something about how upset that people are with the state of the country. >> reporter: all around the country, people are waking up to these headlines. in staten island, just one word. huge. in lewiston, idaho, three words. "the trump card." this morning, people walking down pennsylvania avenue stopping to take it all in. >> i have hillary was going to win. but yeah you can say i was kind of surprises. >> reporter: but now it is all coming into focus, as the "arizona daily star" put it a divided nation, that really seals to be the case, the first half will be to unify the country. at the newseum, hilary lane, wusa9. >> it was a long night in early morning for some people who stayed up to see the outcome of the election for themselves.
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morning where emotions ran high. >> reporter: outside of the trump international hotel this morning, we saw several hillary clinton supporters who were shocked and frustrated and then we met some donald trump supporters who are happy and leaved. >> it's a great moment for this country. >> reporter: standing outside of the new trump international o tel around 4:00 tuesday morning, alex and a friend took a few pictures as part of the ensealing brace for america's decision make -- >> reporter: even though some of them might be hesitant. >> i think he's really going to more or less have a hands off attitude. i think return things to the state. >> reporter: not everyone is convinced. >> a sad day for lgbtq and latinos for immigrants. for -- iniomi forty, for anyone he's ever attacked which is a long list. >> reporter: that's ryan a student after american
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joined by pro clinton bystanders for a small protest. together, they huddled chanting "love trumps hate." >> everything that i believed in and tall progress that we've made i pelt is just destroyed. >> reporter: now that the election is over, people on both sides say it's time to focus on ways to come together. reporting from northwest, mikea turner, wusa9. >> some people tried to watch the results in a public area inside the trump hotel. but some say they just dn donald trump surprise win and uncertainty shocked financial markets. overnight dow futurespoint today a more than 800 point drop at the open but stocks have actually been steady or moderately higher in early trading. at last check, nasdaq was down 7 points 5186. the dow is up 41 points at 18,374.
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obama in a few moments and talk you to the -- take you to the white house live when it happens. right now, let's go to howard bernstein and he has an update on the weather. it's wet but will it stay that way all day? >> yeah, weevil got into a break right now andrea after the morning showers but we got more rain coming in the form of showers. it could be a couple of heavy ones coming through by mid- afternoon here, maybe another hour or two. the first batch this morning is over here but the stuff coming out of pennsylvania dropping south that's what i'm watching now. in d.c. and the immediattr little bit but up to the north see the showers and some yellows and oranges indicating moderate rains in there coming in toward martinsburg right now. from hagerstown, in toward frederick county, generally north of frederick from myersville and thurmont over to brunswick. there at the end of 340. now in cross junction quincer parts of west virginia from -- winchester and parts of west virginia. more showers there and everything and moving to the south-southeast even around front royal. so we're about as warm as we're going to be but we got more rain this afternoon.
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by the way. by having the wusa9 app on your smart phone. i'll be back with that seven day forecast in a few. andrea? thanks howard. coming up on wusa9, barbara comstock survivors a difficult -- survives a difficult campaign challenge in virginia. we'll focus on the local issues and races when we come back. plus, vladimir putin is encouraged by trump's victory, other leaders not to
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welcome back to wusa9 news at noon. here's our couple of local races that we will watch closely last night. one tied to the presidential race was virginia's tenth congressional district. freshman congresswoman bar baa comstock fended off a -- barbara comstock fended off a challenge from bennett. she would not vote for trump after the tape of him talking
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whether the district should be granted state hood. voters say yes but keep in mind, this is nonbinding. it's still up to congress and the president to approve state hood for the district. and it's back to the future in the district, former d.c. mayor vincent gray is headed back to the wilson building. he overwhelmingly won back his old ward 7 seat with nearly 84% of the vote. locally montgomery county voted to limit council members in the executive to three terms in office. voted to expand the council size from nine to 11 members. in fairfax county, voters rejected the meals tax referendum. at a maximum of 4%, the meals tax would have generated an estimated $99 million a year with 70% of that going to schools and the remainder to county services as well as property tax relief. now while that was rejected, county voters did approve new bonds for transportation projects.
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and voters in arkansas made that state the first in the bible belt to approve medical marijuana. similar measures passed in florida and north dakota. that makes medical marijuana legal in more than half of the 50 states. bills to legalize recreational pot use passed in california, massachusetts, and nevada meaning it's now allowed in about 20% of the nation. the election of donald trump was met with protests in streets in oakland, california. there was some rock throwing and trash cans were overturned and set on fire. one protester was seriously injured when he was hit by a car. student also demonstrated at the university of oregon after learning of the trump victory. here's a live look at capitol hill where republicans will control both houses of congress. the gop held on to its slim majority in the senate. republicans started the night with a 54-46 majority.
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at least 52 -- to end one at least 52 seats. mitch mcconnell who will be in the role again next year issued a statement congratulatable president-elect trump. russian president putin congratulated president-elect trump on the victory. reaction from leaders in other parts of the world is more guarded. riley carlson has more if london. -- from london. [ chanting ] >> reporter: in the uk, they're calling donald trump's victory over hillary clinton style shock. another surprise result following britain's dramatic vote in june to leave the european union. >> i sort of saw it as a warning you know, that something like this can happen. >> reporter: late editions of uk newspapers flew off the presses with news of trump's surge. every step of this election has been watched all around the world. and american voters here in london say this is a finale they just couldn't miss. >> sure it's like one night of
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to remember where we were. >> i look forward to welcoming with president-elect trump. >> reporter: many world leaders were quick to congratlate him but iran's foreign minister took a harsher stance urging him to respect the nuclear deal wean the two country -- between the two countries. china's foreign ministry said it will cooperate with trump's administration to ensure stable china and u.s. recommendations. flush -- relationings. >> i congratulate donald trump. >> reporter: despite trump's sharp criticism of nato during the campaign, the he military alliance says he's looking forward to working with the president-elect. in russia, president trump souvenirs are already being sold and president putin said he's ready to restore good relations with the united states. riley carlson for cbs news, london. >> and for more on the local elections and national results, head over to the wusa9 app. it's free for apple and android. also free our forecast from howard bernstein started off
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end the day? >> with a few more showers. in spots. but then it's going to cheer out here by -- clear out here by evening time i think. we're not completely done. but hang in there you know we need the rain. we really need this rain. >> we do. i moved a believe it or not out to get -- plant out to get some rain. >> you could just put water you you know. -- what's happening here on the day planner this afternoon. some clouds but also some sun on the noon hour and we're talking about temperatures which are about about as wa in fact i think temperatures will actually drop off a bit as the second batch of showers moves in. on the winds you're going to notice them picking up out of the north-northwest 10 to 15. some gusts 25, maybe close to 30 miles an hour later this afternoon. and this evening. this batch of rain the first one that's through us now. and notice what's been dropping south behind the first batch through pennsylvania and northern maryland and parts of west virginia and the shenandoah valley. this is maybe an hour, # 0 minutes away -- 90 minutes away
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moderate site. the yellow area approaching martins burke dropping almost -- martinsburg dropping almost due south now. showers into myersville and brunswick and now northern loudoun county and frederick yeah the showers are coming to you and will be there in fact picking up over the next few minutes. cross junction or winchester and stephen city with showers and heaviest stuff is still west into west virginia but it's woodstock and this is headed toward luray as well. front royal you had a shower and that one is stuff behind it. these showers much-needed and we may only get a couple of tenths maybe a quarter inch out of this but boy we need it because when you go back and look since september 1st at national airport, more than 4.5 inches below normal. and almost 5 inches below normal at dulles during the same period. dry after today in the seven day and then the bigger story is going to be the chill on saturday. winds they're starting to pick up to our north and west and got some 24 in martinsburg and 22 leesburg and 23 in manassas
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difference here. we're 62 and again i think that's about as warm as we are going to get today. 0s and 0s in the mountains and a few flakes in the highest elevation too. so officially 62. currently northwest wind at 12 and the dew point at 52. that's going to drop off. once this system passes, high pressure out to the west, that's going to build in. so we're going to be a pretty quiet shape here for the next couple of days. you'll notice the showers around this afternoon. coming through by 5:00, 5:30. most of them will be south and east of d.c.. and then we'll see a co breezy evening and by 8:00, back in the 0s and -- 40s and 50s. 63 today and scattered showers becoming windy. 44 tonight. with 30s in the suburbs. 63-degrees tomorrow. breezy and cool. veterans day, breezy and cool. 61. now the weekend, look at this, the terps are home that's going to be the cold day of the week 593. blustery. milder sunday for the skins at home. 64 and then monday and tuesday,
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>> all right we're looking -- we're looking live at white house, president obama has invited donald trump to the white house tomorrow. the president is commenting on trump's stunning victory right
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fellow citizens because that presumption of good faith is essential to a vibrant and functioning democracy. that's how this country has moved forward for 240 years. and promoted freedom around the world. that's how we've expanded the rights of our founding to reach all of our citizens. it's how we have come this far, and that's why i'm confident that this incredible journey that we're on as americans will go on, and i'm looking forward to doing everything i can to make sure that the next president is successful in that.
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this job as being a relay runner. you take the baton, you run your best race, and hopefully, by the time you hand it off, you're a little further ahead, you've made a little progress, and i can see we've done that and i want to make sure that handoff is well executed because, ultimately, we're all on the same team. all right. thank you very much, everybody. ( applause ) obama beginning perhaps what is the single greatest obligation of any president, the peaceful transition of power, not just peaceful but magnanimous transition of power to a political opponent. john dickerson, we are also experiencing a very rare moment in american history looking at the numbers on our wall here, it appears that hillary clinton has lost badly in the electoral
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point, the popular vote, something that's only happened four times previously in american history, and three of those times were in the 19t 19th century, then, of course, a lot of us remember the only other time that happened and that was the year 2000. >> that's right, and tim kaine, her running mate, mentioned that early in his remarks before hillary clinton came out to talk to her supporters as if to ratify her message. and there will be a lot of talk about mandates, but if more clinton, that's something her supporters hold on to. you know, barack obama talked about passing the baton not to the runner he had hoped for. but, you know, i've talked to him and he talks about what george w. bush did to prepare the way for him and to see him refer to george w. bush and keep that going as the last act of a presidency, to keep it smart and tidy for the next person, that is the first symbol of that transfer of power. >> pelley: margaret brennan is

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