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patty judge -- but he's doing it by double digits. organizers here at the republican watch party say on more than 850-thousand doors -- and calling more than a million candidates. republican party communications director taylor mason says the feeling here tonight is excitment. taylor mason - republican party every single day, and today there wasn't one to pull as many hours as i have. they aren't doing it because they get a paycheck, or anything like that. they're doing it because they want their state to be a better place." taylor tells me -- not only is senator grassley expected to win big -- but he's expecting a victory for rod blum tonight too. but of course -- only time will tell who will be celebrating tonight. reporting live from des moines -- macleod hageman -- news seven kwwl. thanks mac. grassley has never gotten less than 65 percent of the vote when he's run for office and last time he was on the steele report grassley said this
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faces against patty judge let's go live to cedar falls where kyle kiel is tonight here's kyle now with a polling forecast kyle a few showers tracked through track into the region bringing should die down by this evening. highs will cool into the mid 50s today with only slightly warmer temps for wednesday. we will be breezy on thursday through monday. highs will be in the low 60s on thursday, but the rest of the forecast period for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: a few showers tracked through overnight, but most of us didn't see much of anything.. or a track into the region bringing plenty of sunshine to the kwwl viewing area. the winds may be a bit gusty at times today, but should die down by this evening. highs will cool into the mid 50s today
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we will be breezy on thursday of moisture tracking through the region through the weekend. generally it will be sunny through monday. highs will be in with lows in the 30s. a few track into the region bringing should die down by this evening. we will be breezy on thursday region through the weekend. generally it will be sunny the rest of the forecast period see much of anything.. or a track into the region bringing welcome back to our election night coverage tonight at the kwwl news at five. right now we;ll have a live ron? it's great having you here chris. let's talk about the big elections tonight... the first congressional district is one. who do you think will win?
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district is one. who do you think will win? if blum wins...and clinton wins...how will they work together you if vernon wins...and trump wins...how do you think they'll work together?
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do you thinkthw outcome for the presidential race will be tonight? how about voting turn out? chris. let's talk about the big elections tonight... the first congressional district is one. who do you think will win? on the republican side of iowa congress... crowds are gathering tonight, hoping for a victory for vernon's competitor, and current congressman rod blum kwwl's brad hanson live at the
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watch party tonight. kwwl's brad hanson talks about the atmosphere at the hotel where blum will hold his watch party. blum helping out his own cause early this afternoon, casting his vote at the swiss valley nature preserve in dubuque county. been incredibly busy especially he says sitting down to cast his ballot today was fun, and it was mean, it's in the house, since campaigning never ends, so it's been, today is a culmination of two years of very hard work, and i think we've done a very good job here back in the district, and helping people out in eastern iowa."
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seven points in his race against coming up tonight at six, we'll talk to congressman rod blum about his feelings towards his chances at earning a second trip to washington. from dubuque, brad hanson, news seven kwwl. blum's watch party is slated to from each election on our the results from each election on our website kwwl dot com it's been a long two years... in the end, ultimately coming down to hillary clinton versus donald trump... but we've had a fair share of players along the way. here's a look back at how decision 2016 has unfolded. ted cruz/ -r- former presidential candidate: i hope i can earn your support.
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nominee: i am officially running for president of the united states. john kasich/-r- former presidential candidate: i have decided to run for president. hillary clinton/ -d- presidential nominee: i'm hitting the road to earn your vote. bernie sanders/ - former presidential candidate: i believe that in a democracy, that what elections are about, are serious debates. bret baier/fox news: is there to pledge your support for the eventual nominee? (trump raises hand) baier: mr trump? (boos) bernie sanders/ -d- for american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. hillary clinton/ -d- presidential nominee: (nodding) thank you. february 1: iowa caucuses gop winner: cruz dem winner: clinton ted cruz/ -r- former presidential candidate: tonight is a victory for courageous nominee: it is rare that we have primary gop winner: trump dem winner: sanders
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people want real change. donald trump/ -r- presidential nominee: we are going to make clinton wins nevada dem caucuses trump wins south carolina gop primary hillary clinton/ -d- presidential nominee:we never doubted each other. jeb bush/ -r- former presidential candidate:the people of iowa and new hampshire and south carolina have spoken, and i really respect their decision. donald trump/ -r- presidential nominee: let's put this thing away. marco rubio/-r- former ted cruz/ -r- former wisconsin. may 3: indiana primary gop winner: trump dem winner: sanders ted cruz/ -r- former presidential candidate:it ap john kasich/-r- former presidential candidate: we just got up every day and did the best we can. donald trump/ -r- presidential hillary clinton/ -d- now... bernie sanders/ -d- former presidential candidate: i intend to do everything i can to make donald trump/ -r- presidential nominee:mike pence was my first choice. donald trump/ -r- presidential nominee: nobody knows the system better than me, which is why i alone can fix it. hillary clinton/ -d-
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mike pence are not. alone can fix it. we say: 'we'll fix it together.' donald trump/ -r- presidential nominee: she's got experience, that i agree. but it's bad, bad experience. hillary clinton/ -d- presidential nominee:why won't he release his tax returns? donald trump/ -r- presidential presidential anything to anyone. and for all of your election coverage...or if you have pictures of video to share... you can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to
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"this is kwwl news at five. and sports with rick coleman. we've got you covered." --------- --------- --------- --------- "now your storm track 7
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sunshine to the kwwl viewing area. the winds may be a bit gusty at times today, buts hould die down by this evening. highs will cool into the mid 50s today with only slightly warmer temps for wednesday. we will be breezy on thursday through, but we don't have a lot of moisture tracking through the region through the weekend. generally it will be sunny through monday. highs will be in the low 60s on thursday, but mainly in the low to mid 50s for the rest of the forecast period
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a few showers tracked through overnight, but most of us didn't see much of anything.. or a sprinkle at best. today, the cold front will track to our east and allow high pressure to track into the region bringing plenty of area. the winds may be a bit gusty at times today, but should die down by this evening. highs will cool into the mid 50s today with only slightly warmer temps for wednesday. we will be breezy on thursday as a weak disturbance tracks
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of moisture tracking through the region through the weekend. generally it will be sunny through monday. highs will be we're taking a look at kwwl drone video on this election flag...waving in the wind as iowans are patiently await the results for many races we'll be right back --------- ---------
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over current congressman rod blum they're battling for.... iowa's first congressional district, including cities like dubuque, cedar rapids, and waterloo.... live in cedar rapids is kww'ls kristin rogers...kristin i'm at monica vernon's campaign
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where volunteers have been gathering to head out and door for monica vernon. take a look-- vernon also spending time herself going door to door today-- fighting for every last vote. along with her daughters-- they family planned to go to 1200 door today-- "we feel good we feel like you can do do your best and work hard, we feel good about that were talking to." vernon has been consistant in the message as she campaigns--telling voters--she will fight for working families. and tonight after the polls close at 9-- monica vernon will have a watch party-- i will be there--bringing you the latest updates-- as she awaits the results of this election.
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and a reminder for you.... always stick with kwwl for your election results tonight iowa democrats hoping for a blue victory tonight... in black hawk county...democratic nominees still out campaigning just hours this place will be packed with black hawk county democrats in just a few hours. a big race many iowans are talking about is the state senate seat between incumbent jeff danielson and bonnie out flyers and speaking with college students at uni- a key sandler doing the same - making phone calls from her home in cedar falls. both candidates saying they've put a lot of work pretty good hard work pays off... bonnie: i've knocked on sandler wins the senate could flip tonight. close to 21,000 doors
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hawk county all night covering the black hawk county democrats as those results start coming in. in waterloo, lauren moss news 7 kwwl we're taking a look at the kwwl night.... take a look at the american flag...waving in the wind as iowans are patiently await the results for many races we'll be right back --------- ---------
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to vote here's a look at the polls in cedar falls earlier today. but as kwwl's jessica hartman reports - lines aren't that long memorial golf course ---- it has been a busy day for poll workers with nearly 500
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waterloo. good shepard lutheran voting at payne memorial church was steady through out the day reaching nearly 300 voters by three p.m. one lady i spoke to there says she is a long time melvina scott "not only is our young boys and girls future on the ballot, but especially our time they can see that a woman several people who didn't want to say who they were voting because they were slightly embarrassed--- calling it simply the lesser of two evils. out the polls will be open for an other four hours -- and hartman news 7 kwwl.
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tonight if you still need to find your polling place, check out our website k-w-w-w dot com we'll be right back ---------
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want remind you, we're "always on" with news and kwwl-dot-com. and we've got you covered in 30 --------- --------- --------- --------- sometimes, maybe it's worth listening to a politician. take congressman rod blum. on social security, blum doesn't just back the republican special interest agenda-- he's campaigning on it. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum supported benefit cuts by voting to raise social security's retirement age.
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he's putting your security at risk. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this message. tonight, breaking news. decision night. it all comes down to this. >> and america's best days a srellti ahead of us. if we reach for them together. >> the new adventure is making a >> on this historic night, who will it be? hillary clinton or donald trump? just moments away from the first polls closing. voters lined up across the nation to make their voices heard. the candidates, after criss-crossing the nation, end up just a mile apart tonight as the results llron. i but will it be a contested race?

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