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finding true love. >> true, true love. >> true love. >> you need to get some food. >> the news is next. >> good a great day. let me say, it is my high honor and distinct privilege ton elect of the united states of america, donald trump. >> a historical night in america as donald trump is elected america's next president . historic night in early morning. good morning to you. thank you for joining us. we will check on the weather to start things off. >> you probably have already noticed there have been extra
temperatures are in the mid-70s with a southeast wind . there is a lot more rain and clouds out across the northern gulf of mexico. some of them are streaming into north florida but we are having a hard time falling any -- finding any rainfall. we will leave in a slim rain chance but mostly just this cloud cover. a higher cloud cover keeping 70. week front today brings us clouds and slim rain chance. we will stay in the upper 70s as we head through the weekend. next week moisture will bring back a few showers. we will have those rain chance is coming up for you next. he made his intentions to run for president known on june
later, donald trump is not president-elect donald trump. >> and 71 days, on january 20, donald trump take the oath of office becoming the 45th president of the united states. resident obama congratulated his successor inviting donald trump to the white house tomorrow to discuss the transition. we expect to hear from the president later today. we heard from donald trump just before 3 this morning when he took the stage and claimed victory. >> america will no longer settle for anything less than the best. we must reclaim our country's destiny and dream big , bold, and daring. we have to do that. we are going to dream of things where our country and beautiful things , and successful things once again. >> donald trump making history
has no previous experience in public office. he promised the american people he would do a great job and not let them down. hillary clinton lost many key battleground states including florida, north carolina, pennsylvania and ohio . she also failed to flip in the red states. there were some to hold georgia may goes -- some hope georgia may go some way -- her way . >> reporter: donald trump one the vast majority of the swing states and secured over 200 and secured over 270 electoral college votes. florida -- he flipped key states . florida gave him 29
lot of times is going to go blue. it did not a white red. that gave him 20. let's go north carolina, that will give you 15 electoral college votes. were gonna pop over to ohio and that is another 18. wisconsin is going to go for 10 and then iowa, that one is 6. all of those together including most of the states that ca over 270 electoral college votes . out west we're seeing a lot of blue. those are states that typically do over the democratic candidates so no surprises out there. overall, right now, even though votes are still coming in, we do know 270+ electoral college votes, we will find out if the popular vote even supper not, but again it is not going to
we are waiting momentarily for hillary clinton to address america. she did not do that in person last night. she is expected to do that at any time. we are going to take that speech as soon as she began stalking. >> no matter how you feel about the results of this presidential election, it was a historic night and early morning in america. >> after a bitter campaign cycle the presidency goes to a unique candidate, and american business mogul and reality tv star. mary took polls of borders this morning at the tampa international airport. >> reporter: this morning i have been speaking with people on both sides of the aisle out here at the tampa international airport him the most common thing i have heard from people in shock. he did not expect this big win by donald trump . up early to catch a flight, the morning after the election people were following the results closely on their smart phones tracking electoral maps
through and i was shocked. >> trump supporters were shocked in a good way calling today a new day in america. >> he is not a politician here key is someone who has never, who doesn't know form policy, he doesn't know this or that, but maybe it is time for someone who doesn't know something and can trust money else with things he does know, but he does know economics. he knows how -- he is a businessman .>> reporter: a common folks are all overjoyed this election is finally over. they tell me they have had it with the constant political fighting and the excessive ads on tv. >> i don't know how i feel. we have to see what happens. we have to join together and all focus on the same thing. >> reporter: regardless of who they voted for people across the country and here in tampa bay now will wash away hoping the country can heal after this divisive campaign.
leadership with a clear path -- this is america, the greatest nation in the world and we will come together . >> this is the front page of the tampa bay times for wednesday, november 9 and i think this headline really says it all, florida lifts the donald trump. we heard from both of the candidates how important florida was in this election and what a crucial battleground state it was to win . they said whoever took florida would take the white house, and that is certainly true this morning. trump will be the 5th president in us history that has not previously held elected office the others include taylor, grant, over, and eisenhower. reaction is pouring in from across america and not all of it is good. take a look at these pictures from portland oregon. protesters are feeling the streets upset with the outcome of the race. more than 100 protesters blocked traffic on the west side of town. similar protest
city, oakland, and los angeles. all of these have remained peaceful and nor rest -- no arrest . it seems like a crisis has been averted for the time being on wall street. last night as the trump victory became more apparent stock futures plummeted by 900 points. that settled by the time the opening bell rang this morning. the dow has been moving between minor gains and losses. slightly. your florida big race for the u.s. senate ends with a 2nd term for senator marco rubio. he 152 percent of the vote. congressman patrick murphy finished a points behind -- he won 52 percent of the vote. congressman patrick murphy
the example. we cannot move forward if we cannot have enlightened debates about tough issues. you can disagree with someone without hating them, and you can disagree with them without delegitimizing their pointed you. versus -- murphy conceded to marco rubio . >> senator rubio and i obviously have our differences. , at this point it is important that we come together and do what is best for florida. >> murphy went on to say floridians are now counting on senator rubio to fight for them. >> florida has a new us representative in dc but he is not new to politics. the race in the 13th congressional district covers most of the dallas county. it hated david jolly against charlie crist. let's take a
had 52 -- charlie crist had 52 percent compared to jolly's 48. >> i will fight for our senior's social security. we are here right on the beaches. our beautiful environment in pinellas county is unbelievable . i pledge i will continue to protected the very best i can. for our children. the congressman jolly leaves office after just one term but he promises not done fighting for the people he represents. >> folks we will not stop until members of congress --
stop reading the system for their own political survival and instead start working for the american people. >> i could tell you this, those problems don't exist on one side of the out there exist on both -- the aisle , they exist on both. >> he faced and on -- uphill battle after his district was some other developments making news this morning, school crossing guard hit by car in st. petersburg has died. this happened tuesday afternoon at a school them out burden. 72-year-old david rountree was setting up traffic cones when a 21-year-old had him. the toyota crashed into another vehicle, truck, school zone sign and a small tree. no
this charge with dui manslaughter. the republican transferred -- the public transportation commission is said to agree on temporary rules concerning uber and lyft. they are to decide if they can legally operate in hillsboro county. these companies have been in town for 2 years but don't follow the same rules cabs companies to -- cab companies do will have more in-depth reporting on this issue from ryan hughes. he is in that meeting right now. our coverage of your vote counts 2016 continues. coming up: the big issue that brought florida voters to the
we have lots of talk about this morning as we go over the results from last night. first, we have the weather and we are waiting for hillary clinton to speak. she is not addressed ama became not quite official but official. we will dip in as soon as she is on stage ready to speak. >> we are also waiting on a cold front. it is very weak but it is the reason why we have this extra cloud cover. we can notice a cloud cover above the tree line. veterans for in tampa, this is basically what it looks like in
skies. the clouds have kept temperatures a little bit cooler . look at all of the rain across the northern gulf of mexico. the interesting thing is that i don't think a lot of the rain will make it here. we're at 76 degrees at 3:00 there may be spotty light rain but not heavy rain. 79 degrees at 3 pm. right now it is 80 and apollo beach. 81 and venison versus 70 in inverness where it has been a cloudy your day. same thing around the panhandle. they are in the 60s versus 80 degrees right now in miami. this morning it has been a nice range of temperatures despite
never really get much rain so it is not out of the question. there's a 10 percent chance by tomorrow morning cold front is to the south. we will get some slightly cooler air but what it will do is make for a beautiful day tomorrow. behind the cold front interestingly enough it will be a little warmer but the humidity will be lower just because we get the sunshine. veterans day the cooler air starts to move in and return next week. the solar amendment failed to pass last night despite a huge investment by big power companies who sold it as a way of advancing solar energy use in florida. 51 percent voted yes, 49 percent voted no. that amendment needed 60 percent to pass. mark douglas was at the amendment party and he has
>> the champagne was flowing last night after a tough no one amendment one campaign that was high on enthusiasm and low on money. they outspent you 100 to 1 and still you came out on top. >> this is a testament to the florida voters. they were smart enough not to be tricked by the big monopoly utilities. they poured more than $20 million into the campaign to pass the amendment. they claimed it would open the door for alternative energy development. but this unusual coalition of liberators trend liberals and conservatives said it would do the opposite and their message
fought campaign in which they were outspent 100 to 1, these folks finally came out on top when it counted most, on election night. >> the other major amendment, amendment 2 the legalization of marijuana. it passed easily. voters overwhelmingly passed the measure with 71 percent of the vote. it expands access to medical marijuana beyond the limited therapeutic uses already allowed under florida w >> voters to face many issues out the polls but still feared their vote would not count. here in the bay area some machines when out. voters were worried their votes would not be counted. the supervisors of -- of elections office had technicians roaming the county to replace her fixed ballot machines that malfunction. they assured voters that they could come back and watch the vote count after the polls closed at 7. >> it is going to be counted
>> yes, i am and i know a lot of other people are as well. this has happened to quite a few of them. >> overall only minor issues were reported at polling places in hillsborough county were almost 600 hillsborough county were almost 600,000 voters cast their ballots with many of them supporting hillary clinton . republicans contain control of both the house and the senate. paul ryan is one of the republican members reelection. they now control 236 6 compared to the -- 236 the seats compared to the democrats 100 the democrats 199. >> the fallout of the 2016 election, it is clearly the dominant story in the united states. there is news happening elsewhere around the world. coming up, new information coming up of an australian
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more election day results, coverage in the moment the first more news around the world . 5 people killed and more than 50 injured when a train derailed. emergency services are still working at the scene to free to people trapped inside. a formal investigation into the crash has been launched. deadly tram crash in the uk since 1959. the rivers rapids ride at the australian themepark were 4 people were killed last month will be closed permanently. the ceo saying it is the only appropriate option following the accident. 2 men and 2 women died when their raft overturned on the thunder river rapids ride. the themepark remains closed and the added no right will reopen until a full safety
article. he will become the most senior us government official to ever visit there. from there he will continue on to new zealand in the united arab emirates. really the big news reverberating around the world this morning is reaction to the election of donald trump to the presidency of the united states . >> leaders from all over tweeting and releasing statements, but perhaps the most interesting coming from someone donald trump admires, russian president vladimir putin . wi world coming up. the 2016 heart walk is now a couple of days away. news channel 8 still committed to raising $100,000. we continue to need your help. fucchilo kia is matching the first $50,000 that we raise so it is not too late to join up. go to wfla.com/heart walk. the walk is this saturday, november 12 at raymond james stadium.
i really hope some people will laid down the verbal firearms, give him a chance, give him a chance as your president-elect like we all did with president obama, president bill clinton, give him a chance and be there for him, come together as a nation. >> president-elect don man a chance as this device of a brutal campaign ends with a victory for donald trump. coming up we're hearing from the next president of the united states as well as getting reactions from social media and from all around the world. >> we are also waiting for hillary clinton to share her concession speech. >> good morning, thank you for joining us. we will have much more cover on that in the moment but let's get a check on the weather.
fly. east winds 3 miles-per-hour at 75 degrees. the clouds are keeping temperatures a little bit cooler . as we head through the date is because of this cold front. look at all the rainfall in the northern portion of the gulf of mexico and even just north of our area across the jacksonville communities. notice, a lot of this cloud cover is north of i-4. any rain that has been here has the clouds at this point has been in our northern areas. a day temperature trend, 79 degrees with the clouds. tomorrow, interestingly enough to go above average to 81 behind the cold front because we will see a lot more sunshine . i think a lot of us will smile with a high of 70 on friday and saturday with lower
average next week but we also added rain chances. now it is time for america to bind to the wounds of division. we have to get together. to all republicans, and democrats, and independence across this nation i say it is time for us to come together as one united people. >> trump in his victory speech early this morning asking the country to come together behind him. that is a tall order after a very negative campaign season between he and hillary clinton. millions are sounding off on social media following this historic election after all of the social media networks it was twitter that dominated election coverage on my. >> more than 75 million tweets were sent out on election night alone. is also were donald trump made his first statement is
responding. >> reporter: we want to give you that very first we from donald trump as president- elect. he said, such a beautiful and important evening, the forgotten man and woman will never be forgotten again. will all come together as never before. moving on to some interesting tweets, vladimir putin was name has been tossed about quite a lot in these last few months of the election process, president of russia tweeted presidential election. we saw a lot of congratulations from world leaders. this one, from the president of mexico he basically tweeted out that he is looking forward to strengthening the ties of cooperation and mutual respect. obviously opening the doors, let's talk about this whole wall thing and how we are going
cordial at this point. some of those candidates that dropped out of the gop race including jeb bush, he said congratulations on your victory . as our president will pray for you in the days and months to come. john kasich tweeted, the american people have spoken and it is time to come together. congratulations president-elect donald trump. right now breaking news, hillary clinton is now speaking publicly for e following her lost to donald trump. >> let's go ahead and listen in life as she joins us from new york. >> it looks like it is tim kaine, her running mate there getting ready to introduce secretary clinton. for the first time she will have some public remarks after losing to
>> i am proud of hillary clinton because she has been and is a great history maker in everything she has done as a civil rights lawyer, first lady of arkansas, first lady of this country, and senator and secretary of state, she has made history in a nation that has done so many things but the has made uniquely difficult for a woman to be elected to federal office. woman to be president, and last night won the popular vote of america there that is an
am proud of hillary clinton because of the words of the langston hughes, she has held fast dreams. she was inspired at a young age to an epiphany that families and children did well, that is the best barometer . in everything she has done she is focused on that. we know she would've made history as a presence -- president . a president that has made the whole runabout the empowerment of children. i was excited to have her make it there and make history in the united states. i'm proud of her because she has built a wonderful team.
testament about amanda says he will hire paperwork and says a pay this that he hires people and says i will pay the same. those that were hired in the day said we don't like this we're treating -- you are treating everyone that has come late just like you are treated everyone else. on-site something about hillary clinton, the team she has assembled of people that are so deeply loyal to deeply loyal to them. it is inspiring. i have seen that same degree of inspiration, compassion, and sensitivity extended to the most recent people who have joined the team, the people who came to the vineyard with one hour to go. her loyalty and compassion, if she is with you she is with you and that is something so remarkable. i'm proud of hillary because
nobody had to wonder about hillary clinton whether she would accept an outcome of the election. no one had to ask that question. no one had to doubt it. she knows our country for what it is. she knows the system that we have. where if it didn't go her way she accepted it but then woke up the next day embattled again . that proves that she has held fast to it. that level country is something i think is obvious to everybody. i want to thank hillary clinton for asking in and i to join -- ann and i to join. we one of to westchester is
chelsea for about 3 hours and conversation to determine whether we would be the right people to be on the ticket. when we got the car to head back to the airport after the 12 discussion i said to my wife, i don't know for going to be on this ticket or not but i do know were going to remember that 3 hours for the rest of our life, and now we will remember 105 days of that we have had with this fantastic couple of public service and all of you for the rest of our lives. william faulkner. he said, they killed us but that it will bless you. they killed us, but they have it whatdoes yet -- what -- whooped us yet. we
know that the dreams of empowering families and children remain and a network, then important work that we have to do as a nation it is so contrary -- comforting to know that hillary clinton is somebody until the very last breath is going to be battling for the values that make the station great. please join me in welcoming secretary hillary rodham cli
wanted or we worked so hard for and i am sorry that we did not win this election for the values we share in the vision we hold for our country, but i feel pride and gratitude for this wonderful campaign that we built together. it is vast, diverse, creative, really, energized campaign. you represent and being your candidate has been one of your greatest honors -- one of the greatest honors of my life . i know how disappointed you feel because i feel it to, and so tens of millions of americans who
, and it will be for a long time . but i want you to remember this, our campaign was never about one person or even one election. it was about the country we love, and about building in america that is hopeful, inclusive, and bighearted. we have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought still believe in america, and i always will. if you do, then we must accept this result and then look to the future. donald trump is going to be our president. we owe him an open mind and the chance to lead. our constitutional democracy enshrines the peaceful transfer of power and we don't just
it also enshrines other things, the rule of law, the principle that we are all equal in rights and dignity, freedom of worship and expression. we respect and cherish these values as well and we must defend them. let me add, our constitutional democracy demands our participation not just every 4 years but all the time. let's do all we can to keep advancing the causes and values we all hold dear, making our economy work for everyone not just those at the top, protecting our country and protecting our
the barriers that hold any american back from achieving their dreams. we have spent a year and half bringing together millions of people from every corner of our country to stay with one voice that we believe that the american dream is big enough for everyone, for people of all races, religions, for men and women, for immigrants, for lgbt people, and people with disabilities, for everyone. so now, our responsibility is to keep doing our part to build that better, stronger, fairer america we see and i know you will. i am so grateful to
to thank tim kaine and anna holton for being our partners on this journey. it has been enjoy getting to know them better and it gives me great hope and comfort to know that tim will remain on the frontlines of our democracy representing virginia and the senate. to barack and michelle obama, our country owes you an
we thank you for your graceful determined leadership. it has met so much to so many americans and people across the world, and to bill and chelsea, mark, charlotte, aden, our brothers and our entire family, my love for you means more than i can ever express. you is our behalf and lifted me up when i needed it most even 4 month old aden who traveled with his mom. i will always be grateful to the creative, talented, dedicated men and women at our headquarters in
you poured your hearts into this campaign. for some of you that are veterans it was a campaign matthew had done other campaigns. for some of you it was your first campaign. i want each of you to know that you were the best campaign anyone could have ever expected or wanted. to the millions of volunteers, community leaders, activists, and union organizers who knocked on doors, talk to neighbors, posted on facebook, even in secret private facebook
voices are heard going forward. . to everyone who sent in contributions as small as $5 and kept us going, thank you, thank you from all of us, and to the young people in particular i hope you will hear this, i have spent my entire adult life fighting for what i believe in successes and i have had setbacks, sometimes really painful ones. many of you are at the beginning of your professional, public, and political careers. you will have successes and setbacks as well. this loss hurts, but please never stop believing that fighting for what is right
. i know we have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass city -- ceiling, but someone will and hopefully sooner than we might think right now. and to all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable, and powerful, and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.
our country and for all it has given to me. i count my blessings every single day that i am an american, and i still believe as deeply as i ever have , that if we stand together and work together with respect for our differences, strengthen our convictions, and love for ahead of us. because you know i believe we are stronger together and we will go forward together and you should never ever regret fighting for that. scripture
in doing good for in due season we shall weep -- reap if we do not lose heart . my friends, let us have faith in each other . let us not grow weary or lose heart because they are more seasons to come in there is more work to do. i am incredibly honored and grateful to have had this chance to represent all of you in this bless the united states of america. hillary clinton giving the speech she probably hold she would not have to give, a concession speech dreaded no dignified telling supporters have an open mind and give donald trump a chance to lead
that they deserve the same rights as everyone else. the donald trump campaign has been criticized for attacking these groups. >> she said quote, i know how disappointed you feel because i feel it too. this is painful and it will be for quite some time. she acknowledged is difficult battle. she talked about how difficult it will be moving forward but she wants to try to unite the country. she ended by saying, i count my bless she is trying to do her part to bring everybody back together. >> that was the official concession speech hillary clinton. right now let's get a last check on whether. -- weather . we have had some areas of overcast and i will continue through the day. we only have a stray shower that will be very light. 70 6:01 pm. 79 at 3. that will be our high
notice what is happening with all the rainfall in the northern gulf of mexico. watch what happens as this cold front sinks in. yes there is rain but it will be very light rain embedded in these patchy areas of clouds. it will continue on as the cold front get south of i-4 and then we will start to get in some slightly less humid air. it will be cooler tomorrow morning work and take the kids to school. interestingly enough behind the cold front will be a little more warmer tomorrow. that is because we will see more sunshine 81 degrees. than the cooler air starts to continue to filter in so that by veterans day a high of 70 degrees. we started in the 50s. 70 also 78 degrees with highs into the 50s again when you start the day on saturday, but next week we start to adding a little extra cloud cover which
november is our driest month of the year so we don't expect to see much rainfall. thank you to all of our veterans out there. we will be saying this throughout the week as we get closer and closer. >> we have heart walk saturday, whether looks fabulous. we will have our final form bake for the hallmark tomorrow -- heart walk tomorrow. >> thank you for joining us . we have been covering election for more than a year and we have a lot of those results you can find on our website. the president is expected to be speaking in about 20 minutes so will of course cover that for you as well. thank you for joining us this morning. i will see you back here on first at 4 and then again tonight a news channel 8 at 6. we maybe with live pictures of hillary clinton moments after delivering her concession speech the next president of the
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