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states. giving a conciliatory speech tonight. thanking his supporters. thanking his family. talking about the need to bind the wounds of division in this country. and saying, our work is really just now beginning. thanking hillary clinton. in a way that we haven't heard before that we owe her a debt of gratitude. and the t that he wants to be the uniter of all people. and he made a point of saying, i am the president of all people. >> it was a very untrumplike speech from what we have heard throughout the campaign. >> well we will ask him whether he could be conciliatory, and magnanimous in defeat. we found out that he can be magnanimous in victory. >> i can be politically correct, so absolutely politically correct when the moment calls
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he gave it. >> bob, talk about now, the challenges for sum within as they transition from booing a candidate to trying to govern and becoming -- filling that office, the awesomeness of the office and the responsibilities that go with it. >> i think we are kind of in unchartered territory now. we, really don't know. this is -- this is a totally new and different group. than we have seen arrive in washington before. and i don't think where this goes from here. i mean it is different. it's -- this was a different campaign. and what happens now is different as well. >> i think it is encouraging to say he wants to reach out to all americans. campaign is over. the work is just beginning. that he wants to do a good job for everybody. we haven't heard him speak that way before. >> because he said he wanted partnership, not conflict. which was also something that,
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the first person to become president of the united states without having held previous elected office since dwight eisenhower. he did it without the advantage of having won world war ii. >> here is the immediate challenge for him. the rhetoric was basically about as good as we have heard from him and you could deliver. he will have a supreme court seat to fill right hillary clinton would probably not have. talking to republicans in the senate. they would have voted him through. so he has a supreme court. supreme court fights get nasty pretty fast. there is that. plus, the, dismantling of obama care. the building of the wall. his policy agenda. right away. is -- is one that, that is going to require some, some massaging. so that will be interesting. where he puts his marker as he starts to talk about.
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and a republican congress. >> there is a filibuster in the senate. >> they filibuster the senate. his supreme court nominee. which will return the court to being a conservative majority. then you are going to have a fight in washington. >> you don't know where the other part its. this is going to be. i don't care what you see. this is going to be greet with surprise. around the world. >> maybe, maybe, russia's pleased with it. as -- as we were hearing. from, from our reporter. inos i don't know how the rest of the world is going to react with, to this, except with surprise. they're going to find it hard to believe. i think. >> they'll probably react depending on how he maintains a sense that he did in this speech or in terms of the people that he chooses, selects to be in his cabinet. that will be an indication of what kind of government he wants to have. >> major garrett is at the trump campaign headquarters. major.
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panel. talking governing. my sources within the trump transition team tell me that, as of last thursday, all of the work set before that transition team had been completed. meaning they put together all of the policy binders. put together all the binders on possible cabinet and sub-cabinet nominations apin theees. put together all of the bindings on other political appointis that a future trump presidency should it occur might have to have ready for the work to begin rather. so that team, has been completed. and is ready for donald trump, now president-elect of the united states. so when donald trump told the country tonight, he is going to got to work. he has plenty of binders and plenty of staffers on that transition team. who have done the work for him. to begin that process. couple of other observations. donald trump has said from the very beginning of this campaign, that he saw something in america
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and in terms of people who wanted to be a part of a rejuvenated american dream but felt that was no longer open to them. he tried to speak to those people. before he spoke to anyone else. in a way. that they fundamentally understood without any filtering from any other source. and even when controversies would arise. and trump's poll numbers would dip or there would be some defections from the republican party over something that trump said. those people, who heard trump trump was speaking to them tonight when he talked about a country to be proud in. a country that will aim for the best. never accept anything less than the best. those word always rez nated with his supporters. one last historical analogy that i have never forgotten since newt gingrich. long term trump supporter put before me several months ago. to understand donald trump, you have to understand three american figures. andrew jackson. a populist president who toppled
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a republican president who challenged the existing republican approach to business. and was a person of strength and projected strength. and pt barnum. some one who marketed himself for the benefit of his business and image of himself. newt gingrich told me, donald trump is a combination of all three of those figures. and his upside potential is enormous. and downside risk is also rather sizable. even in the last days of the campaign, gingrich ftt would undercut the potential upside. it did not. the upside now lays before the country. lays before trump. and his transition team. guys back to you. >> and, nancy cordes is over at the jacob javits center in new york where hillary clinton's watch party broke up about an hour ago. >> nancy? >> scott, the lights are out here the they have already
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apart. what is so fascinating is that for all of the talk over the past many weeks about the possibility of donald trump not accepting the outcome of this election, in the end, it was hillary clinton and her campaign chair, john podesta speaking for her who came out after 2:00 eastern time and told everyone to go home because things were still up in the air. yet a short time later, we can now confirm, hillary clinton did call donald trump to concede. so, at the end of the a concession speech at least on election night. i am told that there are number of clinton campaign officials still at brooklyn headquarters, crunching the numbers. trying to figuree out what went wrong. trying to figuree out if there are any voting irregularities that, they should examine or call attention to. every single campaign aide i have seen here tonight, scott, has been shell shocked.
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they weren't just confident at the beginning of the night that she was going to win, they were sure of it. there was no other possible outcome. in their mind. not because they were cocky or being fanciful but because all of the data that they were looking at was telling them that she was going to win. and that may be part of the reason that you never saw her here tonight. which is, just like her campaign aides, it was very difficult for hillary clinton to accept the news as well. >> nancy cordes, thank an interesting point she makes there. about as much data, polling, money, consultants, the whole obama analytics team, could not fend off what has been an incredible uprising for change in this country and for the unique person that donald trump is. >> you know it will be fascinating when he starts to govern. because a lot of times when people would say, well you know you are supposed to do it this way. not doing it that way. doing it the other way.
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in fact when things were too calm he some times would create chaos to turn the conversation on his turf. what does that look like when you govern it? may be the route to new success in a number of parts of washington that have been clotted. but it is going to be an exciting ride. and there are going to be a lot of people who need to join in the team who may not know how to work or need to learn how to work in an environment where you have got a leader who leads in that way. that will be, we have never seen a, a chief led like that. in part because the office constrains you, you can't do it. but on the other hand we thought there was a lot in politics that constrained him. nothing did. >> guys, he said all along from the very beginning. this was not a campaign. this was a movement. he made, made reference to that again tonight. a movement he says of hard working people who love their country. and at least from the numbers we are looking at right now. close to 58 million people, agreed with him. that this is a movement.
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has ceased to work. the purpose of government is to improve the lives of citizens. our government has been just gridlocked. it's been unable to do anything. i said earlier today, you know it took him eight months to approve funds to find the vaccine for the zika virus. this is a reaction to what didn't hap men as much as it was a victory for donald trump and hispl >> and charlie rose has the insights of our political panel. charlie. >> scott, thank you. you can say that everybody who achieved the presidency, somehow it changes them. they can't imagine what it is look to be there and to feel the burd in of the office. and his first official act, to accept the concession from secretary clinton, donald trump did it with some grace. and, respect for his opponent. chris christie told me on sunday
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been working hard on the transition and that they have reams of books and had thought deeply about what they would do if the opportunity to girch came. i turn next to peggy noonan. thoughts? >> i think his victory speech which many people including perhaps he did not know he would be making tonight. was a very, was one that was worthy to the moment. it showed us a trump who was graver than usual, who was more serious than usual. he said things like, no dream is too big. no challenge is too great. he reached out. i think he was trying very hard, i think he was being sensitive to those he understood he had to reassure the one half of the united states of america that did not vote for him. so i thought it was -- equal to the moment. and i was glad to see its tone and hear its ring. >> michelle? >> i agree.
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have not heard thus far in the campaign. and, and with a cadence that we haven't heard. this was perhaps his first demonstration of something as, as a leader that we hadn't seen before. he didn't throw an elbow. but he also talked about rebuilding. it will be interesting to know what that means. is he just talking about infrastructure? is he just talking about building the economy? or also talking about unspooling the legacy of barack obama? barack obama's presiy and for some people they view it as something that has been quite successful. will he start taking apart key provisions of the obama legacy? and so it sounded quite graceful. but was he also sending a signal. that change is coming. big change is coming. >> charlie, what i keep coming become to and thinking about trump's victory. the implications we will see going forward. his coalition didn't just
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college whites on an activist level, it clued steven ban non, identify themselves as white nationalists, parts of american life that have been suppressed for a very long time. so looking for ward, i think i am a little less interested in the mechanics of a trump government and more interested what does it moon that a candidate in a lot of ways ran with a nod and wink towards those people is now the president of the united states. but whut do what does that mean for african-aman of people trump targeted in his campaign. i think that is the question that should be driving a lot of us going forward. because i do not think we should take lightly that, those facts. >> the question will be -- will he govern differently than the way he campaigned? often governing as some one, i think governor cuomo said, governing is pros and campaign and poetry. we well now see what the prose is like.
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that was said that was so important. governing is one thing. also the messages that you send. we have this -- odd moment in america where we are passing the baton from the nation's first black president to a candidate who was endorsed by the kkk and did not denuns that. a -- not denounce that. as president you send a message to the electorate. governance is one thing. but how people live and reaction on the ground is something different. >> about action not words. >> yes, of course. but let me -- >> you love words. >> i do indeed. i think we have witnessed tonight something epical and grave. i think it is the beginning of a new era whose shape and form and content are not known to us. and are not clear. whose personnel and exact direction are unknown.
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i want my word to be, god bless our beloved country. >> it was hand historic night. we all look forward to understanding how it goes from here. back to scott and norah at the desk. >> brilliant conversation there, charlie, and some really interesting points to amplify here. what is barack obama going to say? he has called donald trump unfit. he called him and what will this mean for obama's legacy? it means it is in jeopardy? >> january 20th, president obama is going to be standing next to donald trump at the capitol watching him being sworn in. >> well, i mean, one of the first things that donald trump has said he is going to do is, roll back obamacare. which was -- the president's main legacy. and what other things are going to happen here? that -- as you know, and he is
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and there are priorities here that is going to have to take place. >> we're looking closer into the numbers about how trump pulled off this historic victory tonight. anthony mason has those details. anthony? >> thera. going to look at three pillars of trump's victory. the first was, male voters. men, he won them 53% to 41%. he also won whites without a college degree, by more than a 2:1 margin. voters told us the call they they wanted mosten their candidate. a candidate who could bring about change. among those voters. donald trump won 83%. so, huge landslide in that category there. the most important quality. and finally there was a lot of talk after the access hollywood tape and a lot of leading republicans pulled back their endorsement from donald trump. that republicans might in fact flee from him. well that didn't turn out to be the case today. he won nine out of ten republican voter.
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gail? >> certainly did, anthony. continuing that conversation. according to the exit poll, 7 in ten said they were dissatisfied with the federal government. 58% of those who made that comment with donald trump. 36% of those went with hillary clinton. it goes back to what he said, from when he started this campaign, not a campaign, a movement of people. that certainly bore itself out today. >> now everybody knows it is only the electoral vote that counts. and donald trump has won that ci the country is. let's look at the popular vote. 57,600,000 for donald trump. 56,855,000 for hillary clinton. that's the popular vote as it is being counted right now. donald trump wins in the popular vote. yes indeed. but it's only about 1% difference. between the two. >> yes. you know, we have seen donald
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speech. but those 56 million who voted for hillary clinton there are a lot of them who believe he came to this position by playing on racial fears, he was for five years the chief advocate of the idea that president obama was illegitimate he wasn't born in the united states. there are people on the other side of this who are not just going to accept this. we will see what the shape of that response will be and whose, who becomes the voice of that response. you mentioned barack obama the he will not be the voice thoug but who, who is? who does? and we have yet to see that part of the story play out. >> yeah. >> couple things. one this is really an hiss toreic achieve. in america. an historic, nothing like this ever happened. secondly, you have to give him credit. he has achieved something that no one, from the beginning, ever believed she could do. >> elaine? >> on the point john was making abut racial decisions. david duke tweeted this is one
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make no mistake about it. our people have played a huge role in election trump, make america great again. now at the same time, as trump was reaching out tonight, i was reminded of the latinos that i met at the u.s./mexico border when i did a documentary, latinos for trump. among the most passionate supporters the they felt he was the one who was going to affect change in washington they truly believed in him from the beginning despite all the controversies. >> bob, what are you reflection on this morning? >> i remember when richard nixon resigned. cbs news correspondent, roger mudd was part of the panel. after that happened. i said roger what is your reaction. he said, you know i think i want to go home and sleep a couple hours and i'll come back and tell you tomorrow. this was totally unexpected. i think certainly from those of
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politic politics over the years, i think charlie is right. this is, this is historic. but i don't think we can say right now where this goes from here. >> unexpected not because of any interest in politics. but unexpected because of the polling. the polls were telling us, polls done by many different organizations, many different times, they were all pointing in the direction of the clinton victory. >> the polls and the behavior of the candidate that people said was not fit the united states, so many people had found his behavior egregious, at the end of the day it really didn't matter. i take, you know i take some hope in his speech tonight. that he said he wants to reach out. that he wants to build bridges. stand that he wants us al come together each of think that is a really great way to start in this country. there is a lot of healing that needs to happen today. >> if you look to your point, gail. on the questions of has the right experience and right judgment.
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es numbers. again not what people -- wanted. they wanted change over experience and judgment. >> they're fed up. >> all right. well -- >> yeah. >> change is what they will get. >> and it has been quite a night. >> we hope rerules by hope rather than fear. >> well, his conciliatory victory speech tonight was certainly a very good step in a long, long next four years. we sure are grateful that you stayed here with us. all this time. >> yes, who are you people? >> some times raunchy election of 2016 now comes to a peaceful if improbable end. 70-year-old donald j. trump. sworn in as the 45th president of the united states on january 20th. >> the trump presidency begins in 72 days. fueled by what we know now is
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election coverage continues now on our streaming news service, cbsn. there will be much more in just a few hours. >> really? >> yeah. >> who is going to be here? >> charlie and i right back here. >> wearing these same clothes. >> for norah o'donnell and our entire campaign 2016 team, i'm scott pelley. thank you for being with us on cbs. elp working families get a raise! >> we will make america great again. >> the american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> it is weak to disparage women. >> a man who can be provoked by a tweet should not be anywhere near the nuclear code. >> i could stand in the middle
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nevada goes blue, america goes red. thank you for joining us live on 8 news now for this election 20-16 special coverage, i'm dave courvoisier. ((denise valdez)) >> and i'm denise valdez... donald trump has won the white house... the associated press projects he has clinched the 270 electoral votes needed... to become the 45-th president of the united states -- although cbs news has not made that projecti a number of battleground states... nevada, not one of them. hillary clinton is the projected winner of our state's six electoral votes ad lib president clark county >> donald trump spoke just minutes ago... saying he wants to unify the country: (( donald trump / (r) president-elect: " for those of you who've chosen not to support me, there are a few people, i'm
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we can work together and unify our great country."" )) governor brian sandoval has issued a statement tonight... saying "following a long and spirited election, we must now unite, celebrate the strength of our democracy, and support our new president-elect, donald j. trump." ((denise valdez)) >> hillary clinton's campaign says she will not spe >> we're going to get to our local races in just a minute, but first let's send it over to patrick walker and steve sebelius to show us just how donald trump wrapped up this improbable upset./// ((patrick walker)) >> electoral map + toss
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local returns now... catherine cortez masto has defeated congressman joe heck to
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reid's seat... you heard her speak live just a little while ago... promising to "check" trump's power if he is the president. and we have some more numbers to look at in our congressional races. cd-4 (r) cresent hardy (d) ruben kihuen cd-3 (d) jacky rosen (r) danny tarkanian ballot... question 1 is still too close to call background checks on private gun sales question 2 regulation of recreational marijuana passes...
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((denise valdez)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters... our team is spanning southern nevada right now with reaction from all the biggest races for clark county and the state. ((dave courvoisier)) >> democratic headquarters tonight are at the aria resort and casino on the strip... republicans are at south point hotel and casino... ' them right now. ((denise valdez)) as we just mentioned, retiring senator harry reid's hand-picked replacement -- former nevada attorney general catherine cortez masto -- has won tonight. ((dave courvoisier)) cortez masto won clark county -- the state's largest by far -- and it carries a democratic advantage that pushed her over the top. ((denise valdez)) 8 news now anchor christianne klein is with the democrats live from aria resort and casino. what's the mood like on the floor, christianne? ((christianne klein))
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masto: "i'll tell you this, our government is built on a system and i will promise you this, i will be one hell of a check and balance on him. (cheers)" )) ((christianne klein)) >>
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hopeful to flip this seat... a mixed bag of emotions at republican headquarters over at the south point. i'll toss it over to my colleague, anchor paul joncich for more. ((denise valdez)) congressman joe heck has not spoken publicly yet... paul joncich is at the south point... if we have an update for y newscast./// ((dave courvoisier)) we're covering the races from all angles... on air and online. if there are specific results you want to see right now, you can get them at las vegas now dot com and on our mobile app any time. you can also follow along on social media at facebook dot com slash 8 news now... and follow "at 8 news now" on twitter... for bonus content from our team of political reporters... using the hashtag "n-v election"./// ((denise valdez))
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historic night in nevada... including the congressional races and those five referendum questions. ((dave courvoisier)) >> background checks on private gun sales and recreational marijuana... we have a breakdown of results and reaction next on the valley's news leader... your local election headquarters./// ((dave courvoisier))
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close to call right now... congressional district three... between democrat jacky rosen and republican danny tarkanian current returns show rosen with a slight lead... with percent reporting mauricio marin is live at democrc -- the aria on the strip. have we heard from rosen yet? ((mauricio marin)) >> we've made efforts to get in touch with jacky rosen but haven't heard back. this has been a fairly quiet campaign. not getting as much attention as other races. but it's certainly a close one now that the numbers are rolling out.
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gave up to run for u-s senate. we know now that democrat catherine cortez masto has been projected to have won that seat. but others won here tonight including congressman dina titus who easily won her re-election. she knows she faces an uphill battle with getting any of her initaitives a reality. we'll keep you updated on the numbers. . ((mauricio marin)) >> brittany edney is with the tarkanian campaign at born and raised las vegas near warm springs and buffalo. ((brittany edney)) >> this race has gotten even closer... now, roughly separated by about 2ee.... with about 58% of precincts reporting. rosen has a slight lead over tarkanian . county numbers report that he's just at over 45-percent and rosen at a little more than 47-percent. with a close race, it's going to come down to voter turnout today. and tarkanian says he is still hopeful for those last minute votes. (( danny tarkanian: ""we need a big day today to make it up but as you see what's happening nationally, trump is doing really well, i think there's a lot of democrats that came out in the early voting period sweect to be down attle today,' cautiouslyoptimistic.""o many votes left to come in... this race could still go either way. for now, reporting live brittany
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the other hotly-contested congressional race we've been watching is between incumbent republican cresent hardy and state senator ruben kihuen and tonight we know that kihuen has defeated hardy... making the move from the state senate to the u-s house of representatives. christianne klein has been monitoring this one at the aria... she joins us live again with more. ((christianne klein)) >> (( ruben kihuen: "" )) ((christinn
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((christianne klein)) >> live at south point with congressman cresent hardy's campaign. ((shakala alvaranga)) >> christianne, g-o-p representative crescent hardy -- fought to keep his seat
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he took the stage moments ago, with his wife by his side, to officially concede. ((rep. cresent hardy: "for me this has been a privelege, an honor to be able to serve my constituents in the district and i appreciate that opportunity to serve. you know, i worked very hard in the district. i think i've done the things i promised. i represesnted my constituents and strived to make sure that we solved issues." )) >> hardy currently represents nevada's fourth district in the u.s. house of representatives. he served as a member of the house committees on transportation and infrastructure, natural resources and small business. ((shakala alvaranga)) >> hardy said he has no regrets on what he accomplished -- and thanked everyone who has supported him along the way. reporting live shakala alvaranga 8 news now. /// ((dave courvoisier)) we've barely scratched the surface of our special election coverage... just ahead we're breaking down the new balance of power in our state senate and assembly...
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>> plus, those referendum questions. we are your local election headquarters and we're back right after this.///
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((dave courvoisier)) >> two major referendum items before nevada voters question 1 still too close to call background checks on private gun sales question 2 recreational marijuana passes ((denise valdez)) this is a huge victory for marijuana advocates... katie boer met with supporters of question 2 -- she joins us ((katie boer)) >> dave and denise we talked to marijuana advocates today at an election watch party at shango cannibas dispensary in southeast las vegas. they told us it's about time the silver state followed states like alaska, washington, oregon and colorado in legalizing recreational pot here in nevada. ((katie boer)) recreational marijuana would have an extra 15 percent special tax. that money would cover the cost
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funding k-12 education. if the initiative passes... existing medical marijuana establishments would be the only ones operating recreational dispensaries for the first year and a half. after that...the industry would open up to new businesses. we spoke to tommy chong who was in las vegas today at shango premium cannabis about the future of recreational marijuana in nevada: ((tommy chong/marijuana advocate: im here to support the legalization effort : the rest of the world benefited from what ive been benefitting from for years : both health wise and financially )) ((katie boer)) >> opponents against question two say that there are not enough restrictions that come with approving recreational marijuana. the "no on 2" campaign believes approving it will make roads more dangerous and put children at risk.
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approve recreational marijuana has passed tonight. however it still remains illegal under federal law. back to you. ((dave courvoisier)) as for question one...it's still too close to call... and is among one the most controversial ballot measures in nevada. question one would require private guns sales to go through a licensed dealer who would do a the current state law does not require one for transfers between unlicensed individuals. al salinas, a retired deputy chief with metro police is trying to change the loophole that exists in the law.. (( gun dealers conduct background checks on all buyers of guns :34 but unfortuanately there's a loophole in the law that allows private sellers to sell a gun to anyone without those background checks :41 so theres prohibited individuals...criminals, domestic abusers that aquire guns.... either online through the internet or at gun shows
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proponents say background checks will keep communities safe... while the opposition says it will do nothing to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals. the measure also requires background checks for onlines sales as well as a number of exemptions including: temporary transfer for the purpose of self-defense and hunting... as we all pernanent transfers by law enforcement and between immediate family. patrick and steve are join us again for a breakdown on all our referendum items. ((patrick walker)) >> referendum graphics + fuel
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fuel revenue indexing ((dave courvoisier)) so, how do tonight's
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between republicans and democrats? ((denise valdez)) >> we take a look at the new numbers and the implications for our government... right after this on your local
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online at las vegas now dot com... with much more from our teams spanning across southern nevada. you can also find everything you need on our mobile app./// ((dave courvoisier)) for all of us at 8 news now... thank you for joining us for this election night 2016 special edition. ((denise valdez)) >> the late show with stephen colbert is next... have a great
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scissors, i will now cut the ribbon to declare the final match of the 2016 "hungry for power games" offic-- oh! ( screaming ) he did it! ? ? ? >> it's "the late show" with stephen colbert! tonight stephen welcomes abbi jacobson and ilana glazer, doris kearns goodwin and eric andre, featuring jon batiste and "stay and now, live from the ed sullivan theater in new york city, it's time for the 2016 democratic national convincing-- death, taxes, hillary. ( cheers and applause )
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>> stephen: thanks! whoo! whoo! ( cheers and applause ) whoo! ( audience chanting stephen ) >> stephen: hey chris, hey tom, paul! what's going on, mark! what's going on, my man? hey! welcome to the "late show." ( cheers and applause ) you're righte. thank you so much, everybody! thank you! thank you! that's nice. welcome to the "late show," everybody. i'm proud to be your host, stephen colbert, and we are live on night four of the democratic national convention, where ( cheers and applause ) you can all ready feel it in the room, moments ago hillary
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nomination for president of the united states. ( cheers and applause ) incredible! i mean, however you feel about either of the candidates, i got chills, i got goosebumps, you know? as soon as you see it happen, you say, "of course, it's so obvious. why hasn't this happened before? i mean, this is huge, this is the biggest breakthrough for women since they won the right to bust ghosts. ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause ) also too long denied. too long denied. and i've got to say-- did you guys watch the speech? you guys watch the speech in here? ( cheers and applause ) it was a great speech, you know. we'll get to that in a moment. but, hillary of course wasn't the only one who made history at this convention. last night, her v.p. pick, tim kaine, accepted the nomination to become the 48th consecutive white male vice-president. the streak continues! ( cheers and applause ) way to go! but there were some spoilsports who were determined to ruin even this evening.
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beans and went to the convention center as part of a "fart-in" protest. ( laughter ) now, some might question this tactic, but i remind you it is part of a long tradition of political activism. after all, it was patrick henry who so famously declared, "give me liberty or pull my finger!" ( laughter ) ( applause ) now, the theme of the democratic convention tonight was "stronger together. and nancy pelosi thrilled the crowd by appealing to their shared values. >> we democrats believe that the future of america should be decided by the voices of the voters, not the pocketbooks of the powerful. a government of the many, not a government of the money. >> stephen: and that rousing
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politics resounded throughout every corner of the wells-fargo arena, from the cnn grill to the comcast xfinity live complex! ( cheers and applause ) now, of course, because this was the democrats, we heard from every conceivable fringe minority group. >> i'm a republican. i knew ronald reagan. i worked for ronald reagan. donald trump, you are no ronald reagan. ( cheers ) >> stephen: whoo! whoo! ( cheers and applause ) whoo! whoo! we're democrats! why are we cheering ronald reagan? i don't care! whoo! ( laughter ) now, chelsea clinton, and this is very touching, this is really a beautiful moment, chelsea clinton came out and she introduced her mom. but first, they had one of those big budget biographical introductory videos. >> hillary rodham grew up in park ridge, illinois.
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evangelicals, but you'll notice that that was narrated by god. ( cheers and applause ) that was good. >> whoo! in the video, hillary herself was interviewed, and she told the story of the first time she saw her future husband in law school. >> i said to the person i was with," who is that?" and she said, "well, that's bill clinton. he's from arkansas, and that is all he ever talks about." and literally at that moment i heard him say, "and not only that, we grow the biggest watermelons in the world." >> stephen: and thus, thus began a lifetime of bill clinton saying things that would later sound really pervy. ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause ) really big watermelons! now, the video was very lovely, very moving, full of personal anecdotes that reveal a
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>> hillary quietly attended debbie's wedding. >> stephen: and that's just a little sound bite-- it was actually, it was a really beautiful and moving story. and it just proves what we've always known about hillary clinton. that no matter who you are, she will attend your wedding. ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause ) happy couple! a happy couple! mazel tov! then hillary made her big entrance looking every inch a president. or like an angel in a movie, who says you can go back to earth as the family dog, if you want. ( laughter ) i'm not sure what movie that is but i would watch it. now, early on, secretary clinton talked about america's core values. >> our country's motto is e pluribus unum. >> stephen: great, now everybody's talking spanish.

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