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good morning, america. and they're off. the first votes finally here in the race for president. >> it's going to be big. >> we are going to make american history. >> bernie sanders says overnight, his campaign going all the way to the convention. ted cruz blasted for last-minute campaign tactics. a grueling year on the campaign trail. >> they throw all this stuff at me and i'm still standing. >> we're going to build a wall. >> donald, you won't be able to insult your way to the presidency. 1500 rallies 11 debates and it all comes down to this. >> this is about the men and women of iowa. >> the race closer than ever. donald trump taking the lead back from ted cruz. the billionaire and his family trying to close their biggest deal of all. >> i hope we're going to have a good result.
>> clinton with a slight edge over bernie sanders. the senator calling it a toss-up. the big date finally here. >> you have 104 temperature, get out of bed and caucus! >> who will be on top at the end of the night? >> we're going to win. i feel very good about it. >> we're with the candidates for their final push. >> people want our government to represent all of us and not a handful of billionaires. >> hillary clinton and donald trump join us live. the road to the white house starts in iowa on this special edition of "good morning america." >> live from times square and des moines iowa, this is a special edition of "good morning america," "your voice, your vote." the iowa caucuses. and we certainly do say good morning, america, we're live in iowa. we're inside the state capitol in des moines and as you said, here we go. >> here we go. lot of history has been made in this room.
outside the candidates in these final hours, take a live look right now at eight of their campaigns. everybody is gearing up for a hard, last push in iowa. we have hillary clinton standing by live. she's one of five candidates joining us right here this morning. also talking to donald trump, bernie sanders, marco rubio and chris christie. >> every vote here counts. the race is so close. you can see the poll numbers as we put them up for you. donald trump opening up a five-point lead now on ted cruz in the final poll and hillary clinton's lead over bernie sanders smaller. virtually a dead heat. >> it is so close. jon karl starts us off with voters at the machine shed diner in urbandale. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, george. we're finally here, we're with iowans of all political stripes. are you guys ready? [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: hey, and i got to
>> she joins step mom, taking selfies and signing autographs. crisscrossing the iowa skies trump force one. over at camp cruz. >> we're here to pull him over the finish line. >> reporter: volunteers have been calling out for ted. the democratic race has become a battle for bodies. >> will you drag them to the caucus? >> if they need a ride, they come here. >> reporter: bernie sanders has a volunteer army of his own, 15,000 supporters, cruising the streets and knocking on doors. more than 76,000 touched this weekend alone. the clinton campaign says it's knocked on more than 125,000. >> sometimes you'll show up on their door, they're a hillary supporter or a bernie supporter and they switch over to trump and i think -- >> reporter: and the air war. clinton and bush two names from the past. 60,000 campaign ads so far in
iowa. 17,000 this month alone. after all that, some iowans are still undecided. you'll definitely caucus? >> we'll be there. >> we'll be there. >> reporter: you'll be there? when are you going to make that decision? >> maybe 7:00 tomorrow. i don't know. >> reporter: 7:00 tomorrow? and george, in that last poll you mentioned at the top of the show, nearly half of republican voters said they could still change their minds. we'll be talking more to these folks. it's incredible how many are still undecided. of course they only have a few hours left to make up their minds. >> iowa always has a lot of last-minute surprises. jon, we'll check back in with you all morning long. >> we'll be checking in on the caucuses all day long as well. we'll talk about that. you're looking at a middle school, one of the biggest locations voters will gather tonight. it's empty now. okay, but more than 1,000 people will be packing that place this evening to cast their votes and the candidates are making a big push right now, tom llamas has
been covering the republicans since the beginning. you caught up with donald trump last night. no surprise. he told you he's feeling good. what is the strategy in these final hours? >> reporter: robin, good morning. for the trump campaign it's about star power. the entire trump family is here. they're splitting up to cover more ground and sarah palin back here in iowa, campaigning with donald trump. ted cruz has been living in this bus and this afternoon he hits his magic number having visited all 99 counties in iowa. for them it's all about the ground game. 12,000 volunteers. the volunteers try to make 20,000 calls a day. this state is so important for him. as for senator marco rubio he's hoping for one of those three tickets out of iowa. he's putting the pressure on cruz out there yesterday saying this is a must win state for ted cruz.
robin and george. >> let's go to cecilia right now. covering the democrats from the start. she's in des moines right now. cecilia, the clinton family out in force all weekend long. and they're planning what they call a victory party tonight. >> reporter: here it is right on the invitation. a victory party and it takes place later tonight. the entire clinton family in town. hillary clinton sounding more energized and confident over the last few days than i have heard her so far. i want to show you this. take a look. 2,600 people turning out for a clinton rally last night. a rauk cuss crowd. her campaign is telling me they are approaching this day with caution, this race that at one point seemed like it was hers to win could be hers to lose. bernie sanders telling that crowd overnight he plans to stay ein this race all the way to the conventions this summer. >> all right, cecilia, thank you very much. let's talk to hillary clinton, good enough to join us on a very important and busy
day. thank you so much for doing this. do you have the victory party all set for tonight? >> well, this is a very tight race, robin. it's really going down to the wire. but we feel very good. we worked so hard. i had a great operation here. so many young people organizers who fanned out across the state. the thousands of volunteers, we did knock on 125,000 doors this past weekend. so, we're very committed, very energized, very enthusiastic. it all depends on who shows up tonight. who comes out to caucus in iowa. i'm urging anyone who interested in caucusing for me, please be there tonight, 6:30. i'll be there in spirit. because if you stand up for me, i will stand up for you during this campaign and into the white house. >> there are so many similarities between what's
going on right now and eight years ago, you, again, are unexpected challenge that you are facing, what are the differences and similarities between what you're experiencing now and what happened eight years ago here in iowa? >> well, i think that i have much better organization to be just really clear about it. i think that we built an organization, using a lot of the lessons learned and we recruited some of the best people that you could find, anywhere in the country, working in democratic politics, i think i'm a better candidate. i think that, in addition to just knowing more about the caucus process and what we needed to do to build toward this night, my experience as secretary of state, really deepened and intensified my understanding about what the next president will have to face. so, all and all, i feel like it's a different, energized
effort that is really bringing in people from across the state and indeed across the country who knows what's at stake in this election, understand how really dramatic and drastic it would be if the republicans were to take back the white house, they would rip out the progress. we wouldn't be able get the economy going for everybody, get income rising, get affordable college, everything i'm talking about, which is really in response to the concerns and the worries that i hear from people as i crisscross this state. >> all 99 counties you have crisscrossed and we have seen you and your husband and we have seen your daughter as well. >> i haven't gotten all 99. i can't let you say that. i don't want anybody to think my silence is affirmation, but i covered a lot of ground and i have met many thousands of people. and really have learned so much. that's the best part of this. it's obviously exhausting, it takes a lot of concentration,
but what keeps me going are the stories they tell me. it's something so intimidate, at least in my experience. i try to listen to people and hear what's on their minds. when people tell you about the open heart surgery their granddaughter had and they couldn't afford it without affordable health care. or when a young woman as she's drowning in student debt and needs a way out. it sticks with me. the months i spent here listening to iowans has really made a better candidate and i think it will make me a better president. >> well speaking of listening to iowans, we have jon karl, he's out and about. he's with voters. a third of voters here are undecided and let's hear what one voter has to ask you, jon. >> reporter: hello, robin. hello, secretary clinton. we're with rob from denison. you're undecided between hillary
clinton and john kasich. what is your question. >> good morning, secretary clinton. as a liberal republican seems to be a dying breed, are you going to work bipartisanly with a partisan congress. in a seemingly polarized nation? >> that's a really good question. thanks for asking it because i get asked that a lot. i have a record of working with republicans, when i'm actually in a position to do so when, you know, there's a campaign it's a little bit different. when i was first lady, i worked to achieve the children's health insurance program, working across the aisle with both democrats and republicans. even reformed our foster care and adoption system, teaming up with delay, a very partisan republican in the house. in the senate, i worked hard to get health care for the national guard and reserves. i worked with senator lindsey graham in that case, i don't know if there was a single
republican who didn't co-sponsor one of the bills that i worked on. as secretary of state, i had similar efforts to reach common ground to prove successful. i know in a campaign the distinctions have to be drawn. because we have to give voters a real sense of what each of us wants to do and to hold us accountable for the agenda we put forth. but i'm confident that i'm going to work really hard to find that common ground across the aisle and we will make progress together. >> secretary clinton, thank you very much. we appreciate you joining us on this very busy and important day. thank you. >> thanks so much. great to talk to you. >> you as always. >> hillary clinton on top of the democrats right now. donald trump on top for the republicans. he joins us now by phone. good morning, mr. trump. good to have you again with us this morning. you know, you have never actually faced voters before, are you nervous? >> well, you have to be a little bit nervous.
you know i like to win. i want to win for the country. not for myself. this is actually my first election night. i've gone through many election nights but always for someone else, george. this is a little bit different for me. >> i'm sure it is. what worries you most? >> well, i just hope everybody is going to be able to get out and vote. it looks like we're going to skirting the weather the weather will be okay. it won't start snowing until everything is over. we just made it. that was a biggie. i hope everybody gets out and votes. we have had the biggest crowds of anybody, including sanders who's second. i will say that. we have the most enthusiasm. you have to see these rallies -- they're like love fests. i believe they're going to go out and vote. the theme is, make america great again. this is the chance. i'm self-funding my campaign. i'm the only one doing that, george. i'm putting up my money.
nobody else is doing that. i think that's a big difference. lot of people like that. but there's great enthusiasm in those rooms and all over the state and all over every state. you know, when you look at new hampshire, you saw the polls where there's i guess a 25-point lead. in iowa, i think we're going to do really well and we're going to find out soon. >> your staying power has surprised so many people so far, i was wondering what your response is to chris christie and he said donald will take himself down over time. i think we might have lost mr. trump. >> yes, i have you. did you get that? >> i hear your fine. >> what is your response to chris christie who said you're going to take yourself down over time. >> well, people said i wasn't going to run.
then, they said, if i ran, he would have fun and leave. now i'm in first place. chris took himself down when he did the george washington bridge. and when he's rated 50 out of 50 in jersey. new jersey is the 50th worse state. meaning it's the last. he shouldn't be talking like that. i'm surprised he would talk like that. because i know him. i guess he used to be a friend until this all happened. no, i think it's been just the opposite. i would be very surprised. he's got enough problems and he's doing very poorly in the polls. i'm surprised that he would have said that. my life has been a life of success, it's been a life of winning, it's been a life of making great deals. it's been a life -- i have achieved tremendous success in so many different ways. for somebody to say that, obviously, isn't doing really well right now is pretty unusual, i think. >> you'll be facing the voters
for the first time tonight. we'll be talking to your sons in the next half-hour. thank you for joining us this morning. we'll be talking to you later as well. >> thank you very much. donna brazile. and matthew dowd and when we see what's going on here, it's like an electric-type atmosphere. and it's something that we haven't witnessed in quite some time -- such uncertainty. >> it's fascinating. the campaigns. they're friends and family. donald trump talked about it. the voters are now in charge as of today. and it brings tremendous anxiety because everything you thought was going to happen may not happen. we'll look at tonight i think and we're going to be surprised in the course of this. there's an expectation there could be some big political earthquake depending on what happens on the republican or the democratic side. right now the voters have taken control. >> donna, what you're seeing on both sides, donald trump on the republican side.
bernie sanders on the democratic side. just harnessing this outsider power up against the organizations of hillary clinton and ted cruz. >> the big challenge tonight, george is to take all of that passion and enthusiasm that you saw on the campaign trail and translate it into votes. the good thing about the hawkeye state, voters can turn up tonight and register to vote. this is a same-day registration. it brings a lot of uncertainty to the race and it may be an advantage to mr. trump and mr. sanders. let's go to rob for the weather. >> hey, george, we're watching this massive storm traverse its way across the country. it will impact iowa but not until midnight tonight. dry for most of the day today and blizzard warnings taking effect at midnight tonight. all right, that's the latest forecast for the polls. right now, your select cities brought to you by carmax.
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we welcome you back to "good morning america." and this is a live shot of a group called nurses for bernie and they are ready to rock the vote for bernie sanders here in iowa. and we also have republican candidate ben carson's headquarters this morning. yep, they're already in full swing in urbandale. and those are voters at the machine shed diner. they're excited for jon karl and they're excited for tonight's caucus. >> lot of motivation there and all across the state right now. we're covering every angle of this campaign. this morning, here from the statehouse. a lot of other news headlines this morning. we'll get to that. but first, robin, you had a chance to sit down with bernie and jane sanders. >> yes, he's making headlines
overnight, he said he's not stopping here in iowa, he's going all the way to the convention. early on in the campaign, not many expected that hillary clinton would have such serious competition and she has and it is from a senator from vermont. he's drawing younger crowds at his stops. i had a chance to talk to him and his wife. >> it sounds like you want to make a political revolution. >> reporter: he's the democratic hopeful behind that revolution, taking on income and wealth inequality. >> enough is enough! >> i caught up with bernie sanders and his wife just hours before the big day backstage after a rally in des moines. i think you said that today, no matter what happens with the caucus you're in it for the long haul. >> absolutely. i think our message is
resonating throughout the country. people want our government to represent us all and not a handful of billionaires. i got to tell you, robin, all over the country, when i talk about that, people say absolutely. >> reporter: people will finally be able to speak. what are your thoughts? >> i think we will win if there's a large voter turnout. younger people, lower-income people who often do not participate, if they come out in big numbers we'll win. if they don't we won't. >> we want to see an enlivening of the democracy, here in new hampshire, everywhere else, we want to see people vote. no matter with who they're voting for. we want to see them caucus and vote. >> hillary clinton's chief strategist said you have run the most negative campaign in a democratic primary, ever. >> my god, going back 500 years. i have tried my best, never making personal attacks against hillary clinton, debating the issues.
when we talk about me running a negative campaign, that's absurd. i've never run in my entire political life a negative ad. not too many people can say that. >> i heard that you went to the white house and there are only two people who were not wearing a tux you and nelson mandela, was that true? >> yes. >> if there's an inaugural ball will you then finally? >> i don't think so. probably get myself in a lot of trouble right now. and my wife disagrees no doubt. you know, a tux is kind of symbol of class privilege. that says i'm really important and i'm fancy and you're something else. that's all. >> senator sanders joins me now. >> you told my colleague recently, martha raddatz, tongue in cheek, you got a big ego like most politicians, how do you stay grounded? >> it's a humbling and scary experience because people are putting so much faith into you. it's difficult. you know, you don't want to let people down. in fact, one of the hesitancies that i had about running in the
first place that i didn't want to let people down. >> mrs. sanders, you said that's one of the reasons you fell in love. his ideas. >> is that why you fell in love or my good looks? >> standing by his side wife jane more than 25 years who he proposed to at a friendly's parking lot after being on break. >> enough, enough. it's national television. >> he wanted to go out again and i said, no, i want to get married. so, and i love you and we're best friends now. let's not mess it up. he had to ask me a couple of times. he said, no, will you marry me? i said, when? >> reporter: saw the big hug that you gave a veteran on the way out and i know mrs. sanders you said a veteran stopped you all, when you were on the fence on whether or not your husband should run, that sealed it for you. >> yes. people were counting on him. when people are counting on you have to deliver.
>> we are going to make american history on monday night. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: you're not used to this underdog-type position. >> they always say, he can't win. he can't be a senator. he can't be a congressman. each time he's proven them wrong. >> i'll take you out to dinner. >> okay. >> last night was his 100th stop here in the state of iowa. and as you can see, his wife brings out another side of the candidate. >> she taps into his core strength, persistence. i remember, i was working in congress 25 years ago when he first got to congress. one of the most striking thing about bernie sanders, his message has been consistent all these 25 years. >> when he ran for mayor, he won by ten votes. he has that tenacity, you're right, he stays on message and he believes in what he believes in and he's been consistent throughout. >> we'll see what happens tonight, no question.
david muir and "world news" will be here tonight. also, you're going to be here as well or latest as it happens. don't forget next saturday the big republican debate live from new hampshire at 8:00 p.m. eastern. right here on abc. we'll have complete wrap-up coverage tonight. >> as the results come in. that's exactly right. lot more coming up from iowa this morning and we're covering the other big headlines and amy has that. big news this hour, two students at virginia tech have been arrested and will now face a judge today as police investigate the murder of a 13-year-old who lived near campus. abc's eva pilgrim reports many, many questions surround this case. including the motive. >> reporter: this morning, two virginia tech students facing charges in connection with the death of a 13-year-old blacksburg girl. >> to know this could have been one of my children it really hits home. >> reporter: nicole lovell's parents said she vanished wednesday between midnight,
and 7:00 a.m. after pushing a dresser against her bedroom drawer and climbing out of her window. by friday more than a thousand volunteers searching to find her. family and friends worried that lovell a liver transplant recipient, needed medication daily. the investigation led us to 18-year-old david eisenhower, a virginia tech student. saturday morning, police arrested a freshman engineering student, charging him with abduction, saying that's eis eisenhower knew lovell and used that to his advantage. around 4:00 that afternoon they found her body. sunday a second student natalie keepers charged as an accessory, accuse of helping eisenhauer dispose of the girl's body. both being held without bail expected in court later today. for "good morning america," eva pilgrim, abc news, blacksburg, virginia. the world health organization is holding an emergency meeting on the mosquito-born zika virus. whether to declare it a global
health emergency. zika is linked to thousands of birth defects in latin america. indonesia has reported its first case. horrifying attack by the radical islamic group boko haram, gunmen set homes on fire, killing 86 people including children. one survivor escaped by hiding in a tree. back here at home, an amtrak train traveling through philadelphia was hit by an object, large enough to damage the window. passengers feared it was a gunshot initially but police are not sure what it was. >> and a pro surfer is speaking out about his wild wipeout. this wave, it launches him into a 40-foot free fall while he was still tied to his board. he says it felt like jumping off a cliff, but he walked away with just a stiff neck. in fact, pretty remarkably, he was back hitting the waves the next day. >> no, i'd be hitting the bottle.
>> get back on that horse wow. >> that will wake you up. >> we want the send it back to george and robin. jesse and lara and me and rob, we're all holding down the fort for you. >> doing a great job out there. >> yeah, hitting the bottle it sounds like. >> coffee. >> coming up, it is a family affair here in iowa. we got donald trump's two oldest sons, donald jr. and eric. they're standing by live. we'll talk to them in just a little bit. ever getting married. never. psssssh. guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. i love it here. we are never moving to the suburbs. we are never getting one of those (minivan). we are never having another kid. i'm pregnant. i am never letting go. for all the nevers in life, state farm is there.
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trump jr. thank you for joining us. let me start by asking you the question, how worried are you? how nervous are you this morning? >> we have been going around the state, the energy is amazing. the love we felt is incredible. people have to get out to vote. there's a tremendous amount of support. we're incredibly proud of our father and he's doing a great job. >> new territory for your father and we were talking a little bit before, you said this is new for you guys, too. >> it has been. the people have embraced as so well. we want to thank them with all the incredible words. all the amazing things they have said about my father. it means so much when you see that kind of enthusiasm for what he's trying to do, change the game. being a nonpolitician coming into this world and doing so well with this. high meg -- message is resonating so well. i want to thank them for all their messages. it means so much to us. >> lot of positive messages. lot of enthusiasm. ahead in most of the big states now. lot of criticism as well. how do you guys take that? >> it's hardest as kids. you want to defend your father. he's our best friend. we love him to death and worked
with him every day for the last ten years. if you're running for commander in chief, you better have thick skin. you're going to get hit while you're in the white house and the oval office. you have to get used to that. that's the nature of politics. we're proud of him again. you have to get used to that. that's the nature of politics. we're proud of him. again, you have to have that thick coat, otherwise you won't do well in this process. >> running for commander in chief, it seems like since the '80s about your father possibly running for the president of the united states. you were a little bit younger back then. but what is the earliest memory that you had that your father was possibly going to run for president. >> i think we have seen it throughout our lives. in 2012 was the first time we thought he's going to do it. he's employed tens of thousands of people and created thousands of businesses. we were very young in the organization, he wouldn't jeopardize their careers, livelihood to stick away if he didn't think the company had good stewards. that's a great testament to myself, my brother, my sister that he believes these guys can probably do it. those people are in good hands
he's way too loyal of a guy to jeopardize all that they have given him over the years. it means too much to him. now he's ready and doing it and doing it well. >> reality check time, your dad wrote in the book, if you want to know when i'm wrong ask my kids. give us something real. >> oh, no. i would say never, george. actually -- i don't even know what you're talking about. we don't understand that word. i think over the years, he knows. he'll do that. he's given us great autonomy to do what we need in the business. if he gives advice and we go a different way we'll get to hear about it for the rest of our lives. understatement of the century. it's a lot of fun. he's tough but he's fair. that's the way he'll always be. >> we got to go. thanks, guys. good luck today. we'll be right back. ack.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and the final push. we are live in iowa. just before the first votes are cast in the race for president. >> we're going to have victory. this is a movement that's happening. >> they throw all this stuff at me and i'm still standing. >> all the major candidates talk to us this morning. >> candidates on both sides bringing out their secret weapons. the running mates who have been there every step of the way. what they really want you to know about their spouses. >> his greatest asset? >> me. the latest on the zika virus epidemic. an international emergency meeting this morning as the disease keeps spreading, dr. besser reporting from the front lines as soldiers and public health teams try to combat the virus. and we're going behind the scenes of the biggest ads before they're revealed on super bowl sunday.
ryan reynolds like you have never seen before, stopping traffic. why is scott baio showing up in the future? all that and we're live in iowa as we say -- >> all: good morning, america! >> announcer: live from times square and des moines, iowa, this is a special edition of "good morning america." "your voice, your vote." the iowa caucuses. and we wish you a good morning, america, from the hawkeye state. we're live in iowa. you see jon karl there at the diner in urbandale. voters getting ready to make their big decisions tonight. also right now, senator marco rubio is standing by live here in our green room right now. we'll talk to him in just a few minutes. there he is, he was getting a little breakfast. one of the rules on the campaign trail. >> is that really our green room? we got to up our game. that's pretty bad. >> we had good food. he decided to take advantage of that. how about the bush volunteers? they're hard at work this
morning, getting out the vote for their candidate jeb bush. we're going to be following this all morning long. but back to amy in times square. >> that's right, we're hard at work. we have had some interesting conversation. >> we do have a very big headline overnight, about vanessa hudgens. >> the actress with a jaw-dropping performance last night. she was terrific in "grease live." the amazing thing was, it was just hours after her father passed away. a battle she shared with her fans. we'll tell you how they rallied around the star when she need it the most. but right now, back to iowa and george. >> thank you, guys. but right now, let's go back to jon karl, surrounded by those voters out in urbandale. hey, jon. >> reporter: hey, george, we got supporters here at the machine shed restaurant of all the candidates. what blows me away about this
crowd here is how many still are undecided. so, in this room, how many still haven't made up your minds? look at it. you got people here still hours away that still haven't made up their minds. george, what we love about this race, it's still too close to call on both sides. after weeks of pounding the pavement, more than 1500 rallies and over 60,000 television ads, costing $33 million combined, it's finally caucus day in iowa. this morning, hillary clinton telling robin -- >> i think that the months i have spent here, listening to iowans has really made me a better candidate and i think it will make me a better president. >> reporter: and it's a tight race for the front-runners. donald trump speaking with george earlier. >> i want to win for the country, not for myself. this is a actually my first election night. >> reporter: overnight, we caught up with the ted cruz. are you going to win? >> listen, that's up to the
people of iowa. >> reporter: donald trump and hillary clinton making their final pushes for both a family affair. >> everything she ever touched she made better. >> he will be unbelievable. >> reporter: ivanka trump giving tutorials on how to caucus. >> it's a secret ballot and you just write down the name trump. and you are done. >> it sounds like you want to make a political revolution. >> reporter: bernie sanders has an army of his own, 15,000 supporters on the streets and knocking on the doors. more than 76,000 touched this weekend alone. the clinton campaign said it's knocked on more than 125,000. senator marco rubio is casting senator ted cruz as the favorite. but the republicans and democrats all that's left is getting to the caucus. >> i don't care if you're feeling horribly, a 104 temperature, get out of bed and caucus! >> reporter: so, now, the big question is, how many of these people actually get out to caucus? so, let's do a quick survey here how many of you are going tonight at 7:00?
[ cheers and applause ] >> and george, as you know, that's the name of the game right now. bernie sanders said that he wants his people to beg, borrow, or if necessary, kidnap, to get people to go to the caucus tonight. so, we'll see what happens. hopefully no felonies here tonight. >> a little poetic license right there. >> that sounds like him. we'll bring our roundtable back. the candidates went a little longer in the first half. they can talk and talk and talk. we're back with matthew dowd and donna brazile. so close between hillary clinton and bernie sanders, should she lose, what kind of impact would that have on her campaign? >> well, first of all, you gain a lot of momentum. there are three tickets out of iowa. if you're a republican, donald trump he has his own plane, we know how he's leaving. for democrats, we have three candidates. they'll all get to leave the state tonight. momentum is very important. when she lost back eight years ago, she was down 13 points, she made it up in new hampshire.
if she loses tonight, then she'll have to rebound like she did in 2008 and hopefully, this time, she'll have a little more momentum going into what i call the big super tuesday states on march 1st. >> matt dowd, on the other side, ted cruz is now saying that donald trump will be unstoppable if he wins here in iowa. no republican has ever won the first two. he's way ahead in new hampshire right now. >> no nonincumbent republican has ever won the first two. i think that if donald trump were to pull it out tonight, he'll win overwhelming in new hampshire. he'll win south carolina. it's very difficult to stop. it is not impossible to stop. it will be very difficult to slow him. the other thing is how close if he wins, donald trump, how close is second and third. marco rubio gains a great deal of momentum and consolidates a big part of the insider vote. >> what have you both learned in the last six months?
>> this is an unpredictable year. also a year where the establishment has come under attacks in both political parties. i'm excited about the prospects of new people especially tonight. will they show up? will young people make a difference? this has been a remarkable political season. >> yeah, i think two things -- two things that i have really learned. one, the establishment is fractured on both sides. we know now that for sure. it's been coming. the other thing, the rules have changed. this is almost as if the flop year. when everybody did the high jump one way and it's now being done another way. campaigns from here on out will be conducted very differently going forward based on this year. >> my sports analogy. you gave it. you switched from football. >> i went to track and field. >> a better metaphor is boxing this year. >> amy has the morning rubdown. we begin with a developing winter storm as many as 15 inches of snow falling in the southwest as that storm moves into the central rockies and
plains today. the heaviest snow won't hit iowa until after midnight. in southern california heavy rains flooded highways. and high winds uprooted trees killing a driver in san diego. well, the justice department will now investigate san francisco's police department after the shooting death of a man which has inflamed racial tensions there. police responding to a report of a stabbing back in december, saying woods refused to drop the knife he was holding. he was killed in a barrage of police gun fire. well, there are new concerns about the spread of the zika virus as the w.h.o. holds an emergency meeting. the mosquito-based virus has been linked to birth defects. in south america. dr. richard besser with that report. good morning. >> reporter: right now geneva, a very special meeting is taking place at the world health organization, and they're going to determine whether to call the zika epidemic spreading around the globe a public health emergency of concern. it's important.
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to their better halves. people who know their secrets, dreams and what makes them tick. take a look at the candidates through the eyes of their spouses. their lifelong running mates. it's been said you can tell a lot about a person by the company they keep. >> clearly smart. also a guy who likes to have fun. >> so impressed with her work ethic, with her tenacity. >> reporter: perhaps the best way to get a sense of who the presidential candidates are. >> he's so compassionate and lots of fun. and passionate. >> reporter: is to talk to the people who likely know them best -- spouse. or collectively the spice. >> don't worry, you got my vote. that was my first words i spoke to bernie. >> i remember meeting him and him saying he was randy paul. i think it was probably our fourth, fifth date, i started calling him rand and he liked it. >> i called my mother and i said, mom, this congressman just asked me out to lunch. she said, oh, my goodness. you don't know a thing about current affairs.
you need to go get "newsweek" magazine right away. >> reporter: running mates. the concept for the christies started way back in student government. >> i was his running mate and he won and the following year i ran for president and i won. >> reporter: what made you fall in love with chris? >> he had great stories. he still has great stories. and he was cute. he was cute. >> reporter: they have seen them at their best. >> the first time when he operated on a baby in the womb that was incredible. >> reporter: and stood by them in their deepest despair. for carly and frank fiorina that meant losing a 34-year-old daughter to drug addiction. >> carly has cancer. 11 operations. chemo. radiation. when lori died, it makes everything else in life pale in comparison. >> reporter: people seem to love or hate ted cruz, why do you think he's so polarizing?
>> if you're not in there trying to fix the problem, you don't like the problem fixer. >> reporter: for people who just see chris christie, and what to say he's a name-caller he lacks self-control, how would you help people see your husband as more "presidential"? >> the name-calling caught on video sometimes, there was always a purpose to that. >> the people who know carly and i would tell you we fight all the time. i take nothing credit for that. i taught her to debate. >> reporter: for those you say, your husband was a phenomenal surgeon but that doesn't prepare you to be president, what would you say to those critics? >> then they haven't looked at what accomplishment really is. we need people who know how to really solve problems. >> he's not a great cocktail
party conversationalist. sometimes in politics that come off as being aloof. it's more just he would much rather sit down and have more one-on-one or substantive conversations. >> reporter: so, while the candidates now woo america, their spouses fondly remember their own courtship and share their partner's greatest asset. >> his steadfastness. >> patience. >> his sincerity. >> her brain and her ethics. >> his optimism. >> his smile. >> his greatest asset. >> me. >> and this is just a small sampling of the interviews we have online, where you'll find an intimate look at seven of their candidates and their spouses. you'll be surprised and moved by some of the stories they share. we have to thank the spouses. >> what a fantastic series. this is so great, linsey. >> a way to get some insight like you haven't seen of the candidates. >> you really see the emotion. you see how taxing this journey is, not only for the candidates but for their significant others, also.
>> to watch the full episodes of our abc news digital series, running mates with linsey davis, you can go to our website. goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! let's head back now to george in iowa. i'm here with florida senator marco rubio joining us right now. your whole family is here. >> they are. they got here last night. they'll be with me through new hampshire primary. we're excited about having them. >> for the first time you're going to face voters as you run for president tonight, what is the thing on your mind that you want them to know the most in these final seconds? >> well, if they nominate me to be the republican nominee, i'll unite the republican party and the conservative movement and we're going to grow it. we're going to take our message and i believe we'll grow the conservative movement. i know i'll win. i believe hillary clinton and bernie sanders know that i'll win. that's why the democrats attack me more than any others in this race.
so, i hope that's why people tonight, when they go to their caucus site, they will consider caucusing for me because we can win. >> you want that last-minute switch? >> sure. i want to get as many votes as we can. someone going to a caucus tonight, there's a candidate that you have been with, you don't think they're going to make it to the finish line, caucus for me, because we can win not only the primary but the general election. >> tomorrow, you said, you can't go in there to make a point you must vote for someone who can win. are you talking about donald trump? >> i'm talking in general that i give the republican party the best chance to win and grow the conservative movement. we have to be united. the republican party has to come together. but that's not enough. we've got to take our message to young americans who are struggling under student loan debts, to single moms. who are living paycheck to paycheck. raising their chirp on -- children on their own to blue-collar workers who have seen their jobs disappear and sent overseas.
i have lived paycheck to paycheck. three years ago i still had a student loan. i honestly believe that i can take our message and convince them that conservatism is the best approach for them. >> jon karl is out with some voters at in urbandale. jon, you have a voter that has a question? >> reporter: we sure do, george. but first, you mind with if we eat our homemade cinnamon roll. >> oh, my goodness. >> this is one order. >> family size. >> send that over here. what are we doing here? >> come on over, senator, come on over. >> reporter: i got jill from johnston, iowa. this is the voter you want right now. she's deciding between marco rubio and ted cruz. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> i have seen the top four candidates speak and i'm undecided between you and ted cruz.
what can you say to me to swing my vote for you tonight? >> well, thank you for having me as one of your finalists. let me say two things, i like ted, he's a friend of mine. we have a big difference when it comes to national security. ted voted for rand paul's budget that brags about cutting defense spending. when i'm president, we're going to rebuild the military. i believe the world is a safer place when america the strongest. here's the other, we have to win this election. bernie sanders and hillary clinton, neither one of them can be president, we must win. if i'm our nominee i know we'll win. so do the democrats. that's why they don't want me to win. i hope you'll take that into account tonight. because this election, if we get it wrong, there may be no turning around for america. >> thank you. >> reporter: well, there you go. a chance to directly address precisely the voter you're looking for. >> yeah. plus, we're going to give away sweet rolls in our presidency. >> senator, have a good day today. good luck. back to new york.
rob's got the weather. >> george, look at how sweet these kids are from virginia beach, virginia. emma celebrating a birthday. how old are you? >> 8. >> i bet you're a good tumbler. look, we have severe weather we want to talk across the midsecti >> good monday morning. i am meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. today, sunshine and the breezes make it feel cooler. they will not be so quick as your. chance of light rain tomorrow. and lowser state department on wednesday. dry and bright and warmer on super bowl weekend. the temperatures range from 57 to 59 degrees. light rain tonight. middle 40s to upper 40s. my forecast shows the storm is so light it is a "1" on the storm impact s >> it's mild and springlike out there. lara, back to you. >> thank you so much, rob. "pop news" time.
we'll begin with some sad, but heartwarming in the way. the iconic musical "grease" come to life on fox. last night. for one of the stars, it had to be incredibly difficult to perform. vanessa hudgens took the stage just hours after her dad passed away from stage 4 cancer less than 24 hours earlier. take a listen. ♪ and i don't mind but ♪ i can feel and i can cry >> wow, there she's singing "the worst things i could do." it had to be tough. revealing she performed the show in honor of her dad. dad would have been so proud. social media agreed. she nailed the part. no word on how many millions tuned into the broadcast. but #greaselive was the number one trend on twitter. taylor swift posted this on snapchat.
singing along with the show. the question is, did they do the hand jive? covered in the live show by joe jonas, who dated both of those gals. so impressive and so inspirational. >> the performance was so good, still, you think how emotional that must have been for her. >> what a tribute to her dad. vanessa we're all thinking about you, and we'll be right back. "gma's running mate" connected by blackberry priv. ♪ by blackberry priv.
good morning. i'm abc 7 news morning anchor natasha zouves. the justice department will conduct a review of the police department. details will be announced this afternoon. the december 2nd shooting of the a young black man by five officers has increased ashl tensions and sparked calls for the removal of the police chief. let's get an update on your morning commute with sue hall. >> good morning, everyone. improvement in dublin. at one point over an hour. now 45 minutes. from antioch to concord. san rafael into the city is looking good. wet out here and you're drive into the bay bridge is looking 30 minutes from golden gate
now when someone says... show me funny movies. watch discovery. record this. voila. remotes you are back. the x1 voice remote is here. x1 customers get your voice remote by visiting xfinty.com/voiceremote. good morning. take a look at all of that sunshine. and maybe a passing cloud or two, especially this afternoon. temperatures from 56 to about 59. if you are going to super bowl city, mid-50s but feeling cooler than that with the breeze. 50 degrees by the time it closed at 9:00. my accuweather seven-day forecast, chances tomorrow. in the north bay on wednesday. >> we'll have an update on 30
minutes and always on our news app and abc7news.com. join me, mike, sue and reggie tomorrow morning from ♪omorrow morning from ♪ go big or go home >> we're live in iowa. welcome back to "good morning america." you're looking live at iowa right now at the nurses for bernie rallying this morning. george and robin are in iowa all morning long. hours away from the caucuses and we're going to go back to them in just a moment. also this morning, we have a sneak peek at some of the hottest new super bowl ads including one with ryan reynolds, like you have never seen him before. we'll explain. >> okay, and then we're closing in on a huge milestone here at "good morning america." nearly 5 million likes on facebook. but we need your help. like our page to get all of the latest from iowa. we are there live and our website, all day, ahead of tonight's big votes.
but first, we do want to get to robin and george in iowa. >> all right, guys, thank you very much. we are holding down the fort here. they are there. you have seen the candidates firsthand this morning. but now, we're giving you an inside look at their campaigns with our young abc reporters who are following them 24/7, every step of the way. we call them our road warriors and you're about to see why. >> wherever hillary clinton is, i will be. >> iowa is everything to bernie sanders. >> reporter: these are the faces of the 2016 presidential campaign you seldom see. >> i'm actually here at a town hall for carly fiorina. >> we're in burlington, vermont, tonight, waiting for donald trump. >> reporter: they are team of reporters spending day and night following the candidates' every move. >> i'm here on the hillary clinton press corps bus. i actually don't know where i am. >> we're currently on a horse-drawn carriage. >> reporter: crisscrossing the country, collectively visiting 40 states on the campaign trail on the road 24/7. >> this job requires exceptional
packing skills. >> it's grueling but it's amazing. we're witnessing history every single day. >> this job requires coffee and by coffee i mean a lot of coffee. >> reporter: they're meeting the candidates' biggest supporters. >> showing some serious bernie dedication. >> i met a woman in dallas, she made a donald trump dress. >> reporter: and taking us behind the scenes every step of the way. >> thank you, thank you very much. >> play pool with dr. carson, probably one of the most exciting moments on the campaign trail. i realized i had to brush up on my arcades game. >> one time he was cracking to a crowd of mostly irish descent. me made a joke, he said he was basically irish, he said his name was marco'rubio. >> the one thing people at home might not know about ted cruz he has a great sense of humor. >> bernie sanders literally has
to shout his passion there. >> reporter: learning new things every day. about our potential president. and now you see why we call them our road warriors. abc's john santucci and liz kreutz join us now. normally wear this on the campaign trail, right? >> yes. >> so, you are with donald trump. can only imagine unscripted what he's like. >> when i first got this assignment, i said, gee, who did i make mad at gma? >> oh, come on. >> but it's been a great adventure and on the trail with trump covering him, you know, we're behind the scenes, we're always there with the cameras. someone once said to me, if donald trump likes you he's going to hit you. i really didn't know what that meant. i'm filming him one day and he comes up and he hits me, punches me in the arm, and then, a few
days later, we're filming a barbara walters special, i said hello to him. all of a sudden, he comes up, he says john, he knocks me again. for a while i had a permanent black and blue -- but it's every experience interviewing him. the first time onboard his 757. you guys know this, you're getting ready, questions together, had something ready. it was right when ted cruz was taking him over in the polls, in the zone, all of a sudden, he said, john, he said, you're going to get a big raise for this interview. i mean, who says that except donald trump? >> donald trump. >> making the deal. liz, you're with hillary clinton and you said it's a little bit different. >> yeah, i don't think i'm going to get punched by hillary clinton. i don't think that's happening. she's a much more traditional candidate. access can be difficult with her. you know, i spend most of my days yelling questions on the rope lines and hopes she responds. she spends most of her time on the rope line interacting with voters.
those are the times when i have seen the intimate, candid, fun moments. >> didn't you see her dance? >> yes, she broke down to j-lo and every single day, she's taking so many selfies at it. she's become superskilled at it. nice little arm movement. >> we got to get to chris christie. but real quickly, best road food? >> oh, my god. the barbecue if south carolina. >> got to go with the burger. always the burger. >> thank you guys, very much. governor chris christie is over at the machine shack. where jon karl has been with those voters this morning. governor christie, thank you for joining us again this morning. you know, the latest poll in iowa has you at 3%. how are you going to improve that over the course of the day? >> listen, i think we improved it over the course of time. it's going to continue tonight. the fact is, what i have wanted all along is come out of iowa as the number one governor.
i think we'll overperform what the poll's done. but when you look at how much jeb bush has spent in this state and how much time and money we're polling ahead of him here on the last day is a good sign of our campaign. >> there are only three tickets out of iowa, do you think that's wrong this year? >> of course, it's wrong. there's never been this many candidates who got to the starting line. i don't think that's it. i think iowa and new hampshire will be seen as an exacta. they'll be read together. that will help to cull the field down. probably four, five when we leave new hampshire next tuesday. >> you said last night donald trump is going to bring himself down. i asked mr. trump about that this morning. it seemed to hurt his feelings. he said you guys used to be friends. >> we are friends. but we are running against each other.
if i'm asked a question about him i'm going to give an honest question. i know donald trump for a long time. his feelings don't get hurt that easily. >> how do you explain though what has been happening all year long, at least in the polls, no one has voted yet, you talked about the governors, you had a lot of experienced governors here in this republican's race, but it's the outsiders that seem to be outpacing you? >> well, first off, george, i'm a little offended calling ted cruz an outsider, he went to princeton, harvard, he worked at the united states supreme court. he worked for the federal government and then had a federal job in texas. hardly an outsider. let's stop calling ted cruz an outsiders. and donald trump -- but no one has voted yet. let's see what happens when people vote. anybody who's been in this business for any period of time will be fascinated to see what happens. so, let's wait and not draw conclusions based off polling.
i remember back in 2004, everybody was getting ready to crown howard dean the next president of the united states and i don't think that happened, either. >> sounds like you're expecting a surprise tonight? >> not that i'm expecting a surprise but i just don't think, you know, looking at these polls all year and the fact how obsessed everybody gets about polls, it matters when people actually start to vote. now within 12 hours of people voting, yeah, i'll wait for the vote before i start reacting. >> governor, good luck today, good luck tonight. we'll see out out on the trail. >> george, look forward to seeing you in new hampshire. thanks for being in iowa today. thanks for having me on. >> okay, take care. let's go back to rob in new york. from politics to the muppets. kerr mimit the frog joining me. >> thank you. >> good morning to you, sir.
>> talking about the blizzard. the severe weather across the south. help me out with the weather a little bit. >> i understand we're going to have a rainy period over the mississippi valley. >> that's how you stay looking young, the moisture of the rainfall? >> that and being frozen. >> it is chilly out here. some of that rainfall is going to head up toward the snow zone. they're worried about melting snow across the virginias and in through washington, d.c. >> the big melt is on, ladies and gentlemen. spring temperatures continue across the northeast. that's a quick check on your >> mostly sunny with extremely dry and cooler temperatures mostly in the mid-to-upper 50s. my seven shows height rain tomorrow and it is just a "1" on the storm impact >> this weather report is brought to you by mcdonald's. we have this exciting guest this morning. a pretty good weather expert. you're more of an expert on rainbows.
kermit the frog, he's the executive producer of up late with miss piggy. revamped the muppets. phenomenal show. what can we look forward with the new time slot? >> the same old stuff. by the way, it's exactly -- it's exactly 35 hours and 15 minutes before the show comes on, if you don't change the channel you'll already be tuned in. >> perfect. our executives love that. now, are we going to be seeing more of our favorite frog on stage? will be is ijing? >> i will be singing and doing the things that i normally do. we have 150% more laughs and we're 100% gluten-free. although our show is manufactured in a facility filled with nuts. >> we're safe for this new day. kermit the frog, ladies and gentlemen. the muppets, new time, tuesday at 8:00 p.m. thank you so much. coming up, we're counting down to the super bowl, the biggest new ads and a sneak peek with ryan reynolds. all next. sneak peek
>> oh, suffice it to say, that was ryan reynolds. >> and yes, lara likes that commercial a lot. >> yeah. "what a man" was the song playing. that's one of the new super bowl ads for hyundai starring ryan. we're counting down to the big game. one of the most anticipated commercials for jesse, that people wouldn't guess. >> it's about avocados. and why? guacamole is one of the most popular super bowl snacks all year. a record 278 million avocados are going to be eaten this super bowl sunday. that's a good thing. they'll be able to easily pay the millions of dollars they need for the ad and then some. >> with the next pick in the first draft ever -- australia selects the kangaroo. >> yes. i like that pick. >> reporter: it was one of the most talked about ads run in
last year's super bowl. they weren't selling beer. they were selling, would you believe -- avocados. >> and mexico selects the avocado. >> great pick. >> reporter: well, they're back this year again. avocados from mexico and its ad agency invited "good morning america" behind the scenes for a sneak peek for one of the most anticipated ads of super bowl 50. >> this is a futuristic museum of culture in america. >> and this is the white and gold dress that caused the civil war. this is scott baio. >> reporter: in this year's ad, scot baio makes an appearance. >> i got a call from my agent. avocados from mexico wanted to do a commercial with me. i said, i eat them. so, what's the spot? >> reporter: while scott eats avocados. >> my wife tells me they're a good fat. which i like. >> reporter: add up to $4.5 million ad on the super bowl.
that's a lot of avocados. the amount sold in the week leading up to the super bowl and turned it into guacamole higher than a goalpost. pressure being a advertising executive. >> we're weird sitting there. you watch the super bowl spot and you look down and you wait for ten seconds and see what twitter says. you're like, oh, gosh, we're good. >> anybody want to feed scott baio, it's included in the price of admission. no? >> funny. >> scott baio told us he's not told anyone of his friends that he shot an ad for the super bowl. so, hopefully, they're not watching "good morning america" this morning or otherwise, surprise. we got another big exclusive. your first look at the mini cooper ad. lot of big stars in it. serena williams and abby wambach just to name a few. >> very cool. i love the commercials.
>> if you watch the super bowl, you know every year, the game is always awesome. but the commercials. >> even you as a former player, are you into the commercials -- >> you know, i go to the game every year and watch as a fan. the only thing that's not great about being at the game you don't get to see the commercials. >> that's true. i was there last night, i didn't get to see one commercial. >> that's not cool. >> we're going to console jesse over missing the commercials. we'll give you some commercials right now but when we come back, can you cook yourself to a younger you? turn back the clock with the way you eat. really. coming up next on "good morning america." "good morning america's" road to the big game brought to you by avocados from mexico. fresh all year long. av
young. iz beth peyton-young is here for her first american interview. she'll show us how you can turn back the clock. >> thank you. >> what inspired you to write this book? >> well, you know, food is very powerful. you know, it can make you feel ill or it can really rejuvenate you and make you look amazing. after 20 years of being a practitioner, i realized that, when i was changing people's diet, they were looking younger. as their ailments were disappearing. >> lot of people think, if i eat healthy it's so much more expensive. you have an affordable option. if you're trying to eat better, what's one of your go-tos? >> so, for breakfast, this is quinoa is very, very affordable. i made this oatmeal pear cinnamon dish here. i swapped the oats for the quinoa. so, it's no gluten. it's a versus tanable meal. the quinoa you can use it in lunch afterwards.
it's very versatile. very inexpensive. >> we were just talking about the super bowl. so, a lot of people like to eat during the super bowl. chips are one of the go-tos, a big bag of salty chips. you have a healthy alternative. >> i do. so, if you want to be cheering on your team, you don't want to eat this stuff. because you'll be slow and sluggish. if you want to be vie rant and high, take the butternut squash chip, which is filled of -- >> that is so good. it's so favorable. >> it's filled with antioxidants. you can eat it and get younger. >> how did you make it? >> dehydrated in the oven and put coconut butter on top of it. >> all right, this is, you know, almost like velveeta and lot of chips, not healthy at all. your alternative? >> well, the alternative is this special guacamole. this is a fantastic avocado dish. >> don't mind me.
>> very high in omega -- high in vitamin e. fill of omegas. it's very good for your skin. it will get your metabolism going. >> all right, this is also ordering pizza. slice of pizza. people have said, they called in, what's your favorite thing to eat? almost everyone said pizza during the super bowl. you have a healthy version. >> i do. this healthy version is made with spelt flour. it's got artichokes, scallions and rosemary. the spelt flour is an ancient flour. you metabolize it better than normal wheat. rosemary is great for the brain. so, you'll remember who's winning. and the scallions are very good for your immune system. perfect, perfect hit. you can share it with the family.
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good morning. i'm abc 7 news morning anchor natasha zouves. let's head over to meteorologist mike nicco for a quick check on the forecast. >> good morning, everybody. enjoy the sunshine today. a few high clouds. 56 to 59 but feeling cooler than that because of the breeze. super bowl city giving discounts today. 56 at 2:00. 50 by 9:00. here is my weather seven-day forecast. a chance of light rain tomorrow. across the north bay on wednesday and spring warmth by super bowl sunday. avoid the richmond san rafael bridge if you can. the traffic is stopped up. this lane is closed and you can't get through so take highway 37 if you can. >> a lot going on. now it is time for live with kelly and michael, we'll be back at for midday.
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