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todd: all eyes on iowa. we are just one away -- one day away from the caucuses. candidates are out all across the state giving their final pitch to iowa. republican front runners on the eastern side of the state and top democrats gearing up for the rally in des moines. the final des moines register poll shows donald trump on top of the republican race with 28% of likely voters. ted cruz falling to second place. marco rubio at third with 15%. on the democratic side, hillary
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with 48% -- 45% and bernie sanders three points behind. the margin for error is 4%. hillary clinton is hoping to hold onto that lead at her final get out and caucus rally is happening tonight. gracias live outside of lincoln high school -- grace is live outside of lincoln high school. grace: the event starts at 8:00 but the line behind me started more than two hours ago. clinical analysts are saying the race between hillary clinton and bernie sanders is about as tight as it gets. that makes his appearance in des moines a key rally to fire up supporters. >> i like her foreign-policy experience. it is something i'm not -- there's something i'm not thrilled with like the e-mail
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>> i think it is exciting that we are in a time where a woman can be considered for a presidential race and the times i have seen her speak. >> i am an independent and i'm undecided right now. i've been going to as many as the rallies as i could to hear what folks have got to say and i'm concerned -- we are not talking about issues on their vote inside. -- on the republican side. grace: hillary clinton was in council bluffs earlier today and joke with everyone day -- everyone there saying to let the weather keep your home from caucusing. >> start here tomorrow night. stand up for someone who can be president and commander-in-chief and take the site -- take the fight to the republicans. then after we win, unite our country so we can actually get
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grace: joining hillary tonight will be husband bill and daughter chelsea. we will have more on that story tonight at 10:00. hillary's main competitor is also in des moines tonight. with that story is rose. >> bernie sanders right now. >> more individual contributions than any candidate in the history of the united states up until this point in the campaign. let me tell you what i am boasting about and very proud of. our average conservation is $27. >> that was bernie sanders. martin o'malley is also making a final push to connect with caucus voters.
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neighborhood and knocked on a few doors himself despite his low poll numbers. he is asking his supporters to hold strong. >> i knew this would be a tough fight. we all face a tough fight. giving our kids a better future than art paraffin up and gave us. -- thentodd: he also took part in canvassing in waterloo. twilight he will host a caucusing party in downtown des moines. -- tomorrow night, he will host a caucusing party in downtown des moines. donald trump started his morning at a middle school in council bluffs. he criticized ted cruz is voted -- ted cruz's voter turnout. >> he is putting in houses, voter violation. i never even heard of anything like this.
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then he took an ad about me and said i am in favor of obamacare. we are both campaigning against obamacare. the only way i can fight it is that i have a much bigger platform than anybody else. >>cruz's cap an official stand by the flyers. the texas senator holding a rally in davenport right now. earlier he talk to voters in iowa city to defeat isis and got support from duck dynasty star phil roberts. >> he loves god and loves games madison and is a strict -- james madison and is a strict constitutionalist. >> cruz is back in des moines tonight and he is already planned an event tonight. third in that iowa poll is for
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yet a rally in cedar falls and he promises he is the guy to unite the party. >> in the end, we still have to be united. we cannot win if we are fighting against each other. we must win, not just the party -- bring party together. no one running for president to bring the republican marty -- party together faster and better than i can. >> he has to ambrose university -- heads to ambrose university for a rally. also here in the metro, mike huckabee and west des moines and carly fiorina and waukee. huckabee plans to stay here in the metro and will have a movie screening of god not dead ii. chris christie campaigning in
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he will be with governor branstad. rick santorum will be in the pizza ranch in the metro. rand paul will be rallying at the university of iowa tonight as well. you can trust kcci tomorrow for complete caucus coverage. we will be rise -- live all night long into the final results are in. we will have -- the inside the democratic and republican caucus. our coverage starts at 6:30 monday night. if you're still wondering when, where, and how to caucus, we haven't covered. we broke it down this morning -- we have it covered. we broke it down this morning. you can watch it right now on our website kcci.com. a live look outside at our downtown skycam. a gorgeous, warm day outside.
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>> will mainly be northwestern portions of the state. -- it will mainly be in the northwestern portions of the state. already blizzard watches and winter storm watches are up. you can see it in the lime green . because monday evening through tuesday evening. expect very difficult travel in the morning and afternoon as winds go higher than 40 miles per hour. we can associate a lot of snowfall and see a blowing around -- we can definitely see a lot of snowfall and see blowing around. as it stands now, we will see a lot of snow. today though, very springlike. temperatures in the mid to upper 40's. plenty of sunshine to go along with that. a few more clouds as we head into the evening.
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there. i will go over a much more in-depth forecast soon. >> des moines architect, the des moines police department is asking for your help to identify to witnesses. suspect believe these two people may have been in the vicinity near blunt's that. that was one week ago today. if you know anything about the identities of the potential witnesses, you are urged to call
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our caucus how down -- countdown there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one.
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where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night. thank you.
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you have seen the poll numbers here in iowa. turnout will make all the difference. >> we can afford that. >> on the eve of the iowa caucuses. every presidential candidate has the same message. >> i want to ask one more time for your vote. >> the vote for the 2016 election will offer more than delegates. it will set the tone for the race and determine which campaigns can turn support into turnout. marvin miller showed up to donald trump's headquarter to help out. he is a registered democrat but plans to jump ship. >> i just like the man and what he has done. everybody else, not so much. >> in the latest polls, troubled a five-point lead over ted cruz
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over ted cruz. >> at this point in the game, candidates are making sure committed voters show up. colin baldwin is one of 15,000 supporters here at spreading the word for bernie sanders. he has als and said volunteering makes him feel alive again. >> it is brick, one call at a time. >> each campaign fighting for one vote at a time. todd: back with jason now. everybody wants to know about the snow storm that is headed our way. >> it is coming. but look at the days we have had. the last couple days, sunshine with temperatures in the 40's. we pulled some pages out of spring. i hope everyone was able to get out and enjoy it. the storm is coming.
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of the state monday evening into tuesday evening. heavy snow looks to fall early in the morning on tuesday. we are not seen anything out there yet. a little bit of a drizzle early on this morning. that has shoved off and help to clear the sky. we picked up a decent amount of sunshine today. 42 degrees. a few clouds making their way in. a picture-perfect day. i hope you made it out. temperatures tomorrow, still not that. 40 degrees at 3 p.m.. you can see cloud cover on the increase in ahead -- increase ahead of the system. especially if you are in northwestern portions of the state, looking at picking up more snow there. as you can see, it tries to bring in light snow on monday morning.
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maybe midnight timeframe we will start to see some snow in extreme southwestern portions of the state. at the moisture surges in, it should hold off until the early morning hours on tuesday. here's the first last that futurecast is trying to show -- first blast that futurecast is trying to show. very important, drier air will try to fill in and eat up some of that snow. how much that occurs will dictate how much snow will fall. as the system tracks further to the northwest, we could see that shift that way too. i think we will see a healthy amount of snow that will continue to the early hours of wednesday. in the metro area, we could see
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do plan on snow. mid-20's tonight. we will see light winds continue . tomorrow we are up to 40. the snow will start to happen as we head into the late, late evening hours and into tuesday morning. even our temperatures take a drop. snow happens on tuesday. it tapers off on wednesday morning. after that, we are back into the sunshine to end the work week with temperatures near freezing. >> no politics and no snow in your report. good news for the hawkeyes. the iowa hawkeyes needed a bounceback win and their big man delivered. we will go to hawkeye arena of next.
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hey candidates. enough talk. give us a plan. scott: coming off a loss against maryland, a home game is just what the doctor ordered for the hawkeyes. they played northwestern. let's go to hawkeye arena. i'm going with the window washer. lights out. he had a season low against
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the throw down. utah had 19 points in the first half alone. we are witnessing the u. iowa simply the better team on sunday against northwestern. the walk-on gets in on the action. the lead grew to 16 by the half. the second half was all iowa. he had 26 for the game. iowa roles and is back into a first place tie against indiana. >> he had 22 second-half points and 26 points on the night. when he gets rolling like that, the teammates keep it simple. >> give him the ball. >> he has a knack to get the
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when he makes one, we give the ball again to him so he can make two. >> he gets on a roll very quick. >> in the second half, i just had to pick it up. >> the impressive thing was that all our guys got in the ball. they recognized where he was and when he gets in a group like that, you have to load him up. >> it is fun when your teammates find it. the fans were going crazy and it is loud. >> next up for the hawkeyes, home on wednesday taking on penn state. scott: thank you. that penn state game is a 6:00 tipoff. the third ranked hawkeyes will be favored. uni has had a nightmare start to
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they are meeting siu at home. against the celebes -- salukis, the shots were going down. it was tied at 29 at the half. he had 16 points. 22 points and 11 boards for the big man. the panthers win 67-58. on the women's side, iowa crushed northwestern. iowa state may have lost this weekend but it was not a costly one. he was looking down the stretch that he appears to be ok. he did come back in the game and the coach said the star should be ok. there is no shame in losing on
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team and the nation. it did not hurt the big 12 standings because it was a nonconference game. the coach said he loved what he saw from his players. >> there are some positives to take from this game. i thought we really competed. he was really active and had some big blocks on the defensive end. we lost but i will take some positives going home. >> they face number nine west virginia on tuesday. on the mass, the cyclones picked up a win on the road. ohio beats uni just barely. super bowl 50 is exactly one week away. the excitement is building in san francisco. check out the scene in denver as
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huge crowd gathering to send off the afc champion broncos. the nsc chance with a monster crowd of their own -- nfc champs with a monster crowd of their own. the game is exactly one week from tonight. i am lucky enough to be going to san francisco. these are to stay connected. we will give you an inside look all night long. coming up tonight on sunday sports extra, he was back home for a reunion that you just have to see to believe. tony watson, major-league all-star. we have an inside look about what his night was like as he saw quite a few faces that he had not seen in over a decade. >> i read that the average price for a super bowl ticket is
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are you going to ask for a loan from the boss to go to the game? >> he said he will get back to me. >> car repairs, home improvements, a family trip ...it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do?
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expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. he's just not ready to be president.
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>> welcome back. we have snow on tuesday. after that, we are looking at a
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>> now news, weather, ands to nurses... he's been endorsed for real change: bernie sanders.
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as "a bold, fearless voice for the planet." the nation endorses bernie saying, "you can trust sanders because he doesn't owe his political career to the financial overlords." the des moines register calls him, "a man of courage and principle." endorsed by council bluffs daily nonpareil because "he would build on obama's legacy and challenge the establishment." i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. captioning funded by cbs and ford. we go further, so you can. >> kroft: the man in the gray coat with the german accent is an undercover investigator posing as the representative of a fictitious african minister who wants to bring millions in questionable funds into the u.s. >> if it's not in his name... >> yes. >> then he needs what is known
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>> kroft: it's part of a

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