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begin with john berm ton break down all of the numbers, john, lay it out for us. >> this is where things stand just after 5:00 a.m. on the east coast. as you said, donald trump will be the 45th president of the united states. he has 289 electoral votes avenue of right now, hillary clinton at 218. there are still three states waiting to be called, michigan, minnesota and new hampshire. donald trump with a slight edge there. let's look at new hampshire this has been close all night long. in the state of new hampshire, donald trump ahead by 300 votes. just 300 votes. but the bottom line is, he doesn't need them, he's got enough already, when it's all said and done, he may end up with 300 electoral votes. that is a sizable victory. as of now, hillary clinton at 218. the key overnight, the blue wall crumbling. it's a cliche now but it's very important to understand. donald trump picked up wins in wisconsin and pennsylvania. no republican has won pennsylvania since 1988. no republican has won wisconsin since 1984. hillary clinton didn't even go there. she thought she had it in the bag.
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. maybe trump got it. michigan -- let's get back to john berman and take us through those colors and the significance. >> 290 votes. donald trump ahead by 15,000 votes in michigan. and in new hampshire, this one has been razor thin. donald trump with a 307-vote lead. wow. the headline, though, as you said, the so-called blue wall crumbling. donald trump winning states including wisconsin and pennsylvania. no republican has won pennsylvania since 1988. no republican has won wisconsin since 1984. hillary clinton didn't even go to wisconsin after the convention. she thought she had it in the bag. now one other big surprise in the sea of surprises overnight. donald trump had coattails in congress. republicans will keep control of the senate. they have at least 51 seats in the senate. they don't need mike pence to break any tie. they have a clear majority. in the house of representatives, at least 235 seats. this has changed. democrats pick up at least six seats. that number has actually gone down. democrats picked up six seats. that's good for them. they hoped as of a few weeks ago they
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