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it's wednesday, april 6th. coming up on "early today," big wins for bernie sanders and ted cruz, adding precer to the frontrunners. >> we have now won seven out of eight of the last caucuses. >> we've got the full spectrum of the republican party coming together and united behind this campaign. >> but arere the frontrunners worried with new york being the next big prize? two political battles in the state from alabama's governor facing impeachment and alabama's controversial religious freedom law and many more. and a hero cop saves the day for one desperate
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apl plus a whole lot more on a busy wednesday. "early today" starts right now. the badger state has spoken. bernie sanders is the projected winner, leading hillary clinton by double digits. that nets him 46 new delegates. he is now less than 40 pledge delegates but when factering super delegates, sanders trails by more than 600. and summing it up in just one word. >> with our victory tonight in wisconsin, we have now won seven out of eight of the last caucuses. [ applause ] >> secretary clinton tweeted congrats to bernie sanders on winning wisconsin, to all the voters and
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your hearts into this campaign, forward, h. the two will debate in brooklyn on april 18th with polls on april 19th. and hillary clinton with was welcome by new york city first la lady. and she shared a special moment with the crowd. >> and the fellow who's from new york, i wish he'd get out of one of his towers and spend time with the people of this city. because peddling prejudice and paranoia is not the new york way. well, i'm also with you. >> she also appeared on "the view" telling the panel her celebrity crush, wait for it, is george clooney. her sit doin on msnbc's "morning joe" later
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donald trump by a wide margin. he collects 33 delegates to trump's three, narrowing his gap with the daonald to 239. he got praise from fellow republican, lindsey gram who tweeted. tweeted. graham's turning point comment was echoed in cruz's victory speech, along with a warning. >> tonight is a turning point. it is a rallying cry. it is a call from the hard working men and women of wisconsin to the people of america. we have a choice. a real choice. so, let me just say. hillary, get ready, here we come. [ applause ] >> nbc's hally
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with scott walker about cruz's chances with the race moving forward. >> i think you're saying and you say everybody from jeb bush, lindsey graham all coming together. this is the guy who can unite us, just like regan did. this is the guy that's going to bring the party together and go on to win in november. >> and a reut ers polling showing cruz gaining on the donald as they prepare for new york's primary. well, in an unprecedented move, law makers are moving to impeach governor. he is vowing to defend himself. here with details. >> reporter: for the first time in alabama history, the process to impeach the state's governor began. >> we're looking at this governor who has essentially betrayed the trust of the people of
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>> reporter: in response the 73-year-old governor issued a statement promising to vigorously defend himself. second term governor robert bentley is accused of using state resources to further an alleged affair with former top aid. governor bentley has denied a physical affair but has appall j -- apologized for making inappropriate comments. >> that's why i asked the people of this state to forgive me because they are a forgiving people and they know god's grace. >> reporter: this exploded after the top law enforcement official raised questions about the governor's relationship and possible misuse of state resources. >> this is not about the governor's personal conduct, this is about the allegations, including that he ubstructed justice within the alabama state law enforcement
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>> reporter: ironically, house members are the same politicians that reupped the speaker of the house, despite his indictment on 23 counts of ethics violations. the speaker who maintains his innocence has yet to go on trial. and among the witnesses who could be called in that case, governor robert bentley. >> alabama's partly embarrassed by it and partly used to it. >> that was carry sanders reporting. a special house committee has been formed to look into the allegaons. a major controversy is brewing once again in the south. another state has passed a so-called religious freedom law in the wake of last year's supreme court decision to legalize same-sex marriage. but critics see it as a thinly veiled license to discriminate. >> reporter: the announcement from mississippi governor, phil bryant came on twitter and facebook. despite calls for
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signed the state's controversial religious rights bills, allowing business businesses, churches and others to refuse service to same-sex couples. "how is passing the bill considered hate?" the aclu saying it will serve as the magnolia state's badge of shame. >> mississippi needs only to look towards alabama to see how damaging it can be a a state's recognition. >> reporter: and siting north carolina's new law limiting protection for transgender people. and atlanta banning publicly funding -- and big
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threatened to take businesses elsewhere. >> i believe it is about the character of our state. and the character of our people. >> reporter: in the wake of last year's landmark decision, legalizing gay marriage, show downs in a number of states. mississippi's law takes effect in july. nbc news. on to missouri where a dramatic police chase was caught on dash camv video. look at that. lands in a ditch after the driver lost control. that driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the flying suv. lucky for him the officer saved his life by performing cpr. a nurse who witnessed the crash also came to help. the driver was apparently talking to paramedics as they took him to the
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history was made last night by the connecticut women's basketball team. >> the championship goes to connecticut for the fourth year in a row. >> the huskies took home an unprecedented -- uconn had a strong start out of the gate with brianna stewart earning 10 points in the first six minutes, building a lead over syracuse. the orange managed to close the gap to 17 in the third quarter but were no match to the huskies and their undefeated season. and husky seniors graduate with an unprecedented 151-5 record. congrats to uconn. that is so impressive. well, it was a close call in china where a van nearlyve
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into a land slide. the driver managed to stop just as tons of rock and earth poured on to the road. here at home it's a week of weather extremes. make it stop, bill karins. >> you don't want to travel to seattle? it's go foing to be 80 degrees tomorrow. we're watching snow in wisconsin. snow in central michigan and northern michigan and you're going to be on your snow mobiles and up around -- you can see where the thumb is. cadillac, michigan, about four to six inches of snow. and still, i mean, added insult because it's been so cold and now snow and then cold again. freeze warnings from new york to wilmington to nashville into southern portions of ohio. the freeze line is south of
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richmond. washington d.c. holding on to a little bit of warmth. and northern portions of new england, down to 16 degrees. thankfully not as windy as yesterday. we mentioned the extremes. we're going to have record highs over the next couple of days. very chilly in the east. a brief warm up on thursday and then cold again into the weekend. now a closer look at your day ahead. well, today we are watching that warmth up through the rockies. 72 in boise. a lot warmer than deluth where it's 35 with the snow overnight into this morning. april sun into the 40s for new england. looks like a significant warm up about tuesday next week. >> for everybody? >> just about everyone that's suffering right now. thank you, bill. so, find out which state's governor vetoed the holy bible. and are you ready for the world's biggest starbucks? you're wat
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"news4 today" begins with breaking news. that breaking news, a triple shooting overnight in the district and this morning, we know all of the victims are women. good morning to you, i'm eun yang. >> and i'm chris gordon. aaron gilchrist is on assignment. >> let's check in with erika gonzalez on the breaking news at the live desk. good morning, we are learning with breaking news that three women were shot in d.c. d.c. police somebody shot the women on green street near dahlen street. it's not clear if police are looking for. police say the women
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we'll have more developments as we get them here from the live desk. back to you. let's check our forecast. >> it was crazy coming in. chuck, how's the temperature now? >> it's freezing cold for just about everybody who lives outside of the beltway. downtown sparing a little bit because of the urban heat. on the whole it's a freezing cold start today. it will be dry this afternoon. plenty of sunshine. rain drops are on the way for tomorrow. we'll be timing that out and looking into the weekend which is looking exceptionally cold also. right now, it's only 21 in manassas, but 36 in downtown and 21 in montgomery. we'll talk about a chance for rain on opening day. say it isn't so, melissa mollet. >> we do not want a washout tomorrow. innerloop gw parkway, we have the two right lanes getting
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you see a little slowdown there. as you're looking at 66 here and 95, overall, don't have any problem, 66 and 95 looking pretty good. prince george's county. also rolling along just fine here this morning, and taking a look at 270 from frederick, it's going to take you 27 minutes down to the spur as it should. see you in a few. i'm more convinced that our campaign is going to earn the 1237 delegates needed to win the nomination. >> we have now won seven out of eight of the last caucuses and primaries. >> wins in wisconsin give new energy to two underdog campaigns. ted cruz won big beating donald trump, shiy of 20 minutes and picking up many delegates. and on the other side, it is
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sanders with the big showdown. clinton congratulated sanders and said, quote, to all the voters and volunteers who poured your hearts into this pain:forward. donald trump tweeted cruz say trojan horse being used by the party bosses to steal the nomination. and cruz is causing it a turning point. to show why the front-runners aren't fazed and the wins ahead they're already banking on with trac tracie potts. kyle odom was arrested last month outside of the executive mansion. police believe he came to d.c. after shooting an idaho pastor six times. that shooting happened one day after the pastor spoke at a ted cruz campaign rally. the pastor survived the shooting. i
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warrant. we're just getting new video into the newsroom of a person of interest in a d.c. assault investigation. police want to speak to the man in the green hat. sexual assault happened march 18 on martin luther king avenue in southeast d.c. police say a victim was sexually assaulted by one person while another held the victim at gunpoint. after the assault, the suspects took personal items from the victim and ran off. it is 4:30. more pushback from neighbors ton a $60 million plan to move homeless families from d.c. shelters to around the district. d.c. mayor muriel bowser wants to close that site and move to shelters. >> this plan is fundamentally flawed. was concocted behind closed doors. it's outrageously expensive.

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