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from your 24 hour news source, this is ??? . a victory this morning for donald trump. the new president elect says he's pledging to be a president "for all americans." democrat hillary clinton hasn't made a public comment on donald trump's election win. trump says clinton called him to say congratulatio ns. iowa voters are sending chuck grassley back for a 7th term. the senator won, easily, oe challenger patty judge. good wednesday morning! it's 4:30 on november 9th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... our quiet weather continues across eastern iowa. plan on sunshine with highs well into the 50s. a few 60s may also pop
light west wind allowing for temperatures to fall into the middle 30s in many areas. tomorrow, a southwest wind develops allowing for temperatures to kick up well into the 60s. on veteran's day, a cold front arrives in the afternoon hours bringng our temperatures back to the 50s. our weekend continues to look great with highs into the 50s on saturday, with 60s also likely for sunday. have a great day!today: sunny. wind: w 5-10. high: 59 tonight: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 35 tomorrow: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 64 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 thanks kaj. donald trump is next president-elect of the nominee won early this morning after capturing wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold of electoral votes. he outperformed most of the polling leading up to tuesday's election, beating
called. winning wisconsin and pennsylvania were the tipping point to donald trump becoming the 45th president of the united states. it was a long wait until clinton conceded the race. we begin this morning's election coverage with adrienne bankert, in new york. nats arriving by motorcade ... in true presidential fashion ...donald trump addressing a jubilant crowd. trump sot: "i've just received a call from secretary clinton. she congratulate the next president of the united states. trump winning ohio ..clinching iowa and north carolina. and defeating the odds of early polls. trump sot "ours was not a campaign but rather an incredible and great movement, made up of millions of hard-working men and women who love their country and want a better, brighter future for themselves
standup tag and toss: and as the crowds were leaving this election night party, it was a sea of red, white and make american great again. from trump election headquarters adrienne bankert, abc news now to my colleague kenneth moton, he is following the hillary campaign. kenneth moton insert script: and i'm kenneth moton at the clinton election headquarters. shock and awe for hillary clinton and her supporters. sot john podesta it's been a long campaign. but i can say we we? clinton's campaign chair john podesta?takin g the stage in the early morning hours to tell the somber crowd she's not giving up. sot podesta she's done an amazing job, and she is not done yet. so thank you for being with her. she has always been with you. but moments later, clinton the first woman to secure a major party nomination for president?called donald trump to concede.
obama but early results show she failed to win over the majority of the voters in several key battleground states. the clinton campaign says of course she will have more to say today. at this point it appears it will be a concession speech. kenneth moton, abc news, new york. stock markets around the world tumbles following the election - dow futures dropped more than 700 points. in our next half hour, we'll explore how the international markets are attempting to respond. io this marks the first time a republican presidential candidate has won the state since 2004. in winning iowa, trump gained six electoral college votes. republican charles grassley is heading back to the u-s senate for a 7th term. grassley defeated democrat patty judge with 60% of the vote. the former lieutenant governor earned 36% of iowa voters. chuck grassley has never lost an election, starting with winning a seat in
1958. he moved to washington in 1974 to serve in the house before joining the senate in 1980. grassley says he will aim to remain a conservative but independent voice in washington. " . i work for you every day, holding at least one meeting in every county every year here at home and casting more than 7,500 votes without missing a vote 23 years in a row working for you. this is an effort to make sure that the principals of representative government are carried through." " in our next half hour, we'll go live to des moines celebrated his winning streak. patty judge says she has no regrets in an unsuccessful attempt to challenge senator grassley. judge conceded shortly after 10 o'clock last night at the iowa democrat party's election event in des moines. the former lieutenant
the victor to help bring the country back together. "we have made him work harder and have made him answer questions from iowans and i'm proud of that " judge told the crowd she tried to call grassley to offer her congratulatio ns. but he made his victory speech before she had a chance. republican rod blum will representing iowa's 1st congressional district for a second term. he beat out democrat monica vernon. blum won yesterday's election with 54% of the vote to vernon's 46%. kcrg-tv9's katie wiedeman talked with the dubuque businessman on how he has his sights set on tightening security on the u-s's southern border. rod blum says he believes he kept his seat because he kept his campaign promises. as blum arrived at the best western for his
that's now synonumous with the 1st congressional district of iowa. blum says he'll continue to stand up to democrats and even his own republican colleagues. he says he'll keep pushing for congressiona l term limits as well as border security. "we need to secure the southern border. isis is coming through the border. illegible drugs are coming across the border. human trafficking is coming across the border. secure the border. " blum thanked his supporters here in in him before everyone else did. in dubuque katie wiedemann kcrg tv-9 news. on the democratic side, monica vernon's supporters rallied around their candidate after her loss. she addressed the crowd shortly after the official results came out. vernon says she called blum and congratulate d him. she also told him she wants to work with him in any way she can. vernon says she's not done working for iowa.
better tomorrow and not just a rigged system for very few. people here in iowa feel that, and i feel that and i want to make sure we do something better. " vernon said she's going to take break before she plans her next step. democrat dave loebsack is returning for a 6th term representing iowa's 2nd congressional district. he defeated republican christopher peters with 54% of the vote, to peters' 46%. kcrg-tv9's jordee kalk spoke with the congressman on his plans in washington d-c. jordee: so another two years in d.c. how are you feeling right now? loebsack: well its not what i was hoping to feel i'm going to remain the only democrat in the iowa federal delegation i will continue to work with folks. i'm going to work on the issues i need to , on economic development, education, broadband. making sure we move this economy forward. keep protecting the middle class.
acceptance speech you really stressed the need to focus on the next presidential election and the next election cycle. what exactly do you mean by this? loebsack: 2018 is coming up in just a couple of years in iowa democrats are going to be thinking long and hard about who we are going to put up for governor who we are going to put up on these races because i believe were on the wrong path. and the governor has done some things that are not good for the state. but i'm confident that democrats can get on the right path again. jordee: what's your goal for the next two years? loebsack: economic recovery, continue the economic recovery more jobs better jobs better paying jobs that's what i'm going to work towards. that's a big source of the angt election and that's how we resolve that issue dr. chris peters has conceded
to loebsack but says his campaign isn't a loss. at a university of iowa college campaign was more successful than others in the past. he says he hopes this election season sparks a change in american politics. "we need to talk about issues, we need to talk to about solutions, we need to do a more thorough manner, we need to behave ourselves in a more civil manner and we need to start getting the special interest groups our of our politics going forward." peters says he is not ruling out the possibility of
in iowa's 3rd district, republican david young is going back for a second term. young won his re- election bid over democrat jim mowrer, grabbing 54% of the vote. mowrer had 40%. republican steve king has been re-elected to an 8th term in the u-s house. he is representing iowa's 4th congressiona l district. king beat democrat kim weaver 61 to 39%. all 4 of iowa's incumbents will return to the house of representatives in washington d.c.. republicans now hold a majority in the state's senate. the iowa senate now holds 30 republicans an open seat up for election in december. the state's g-o-p picked up six seats. that gives the g-o-p control of both legislative chambers and the governor's office. iowa house: gop 55, dems 45. dems pick up 2 seats and in iowa's house, there are now 55 republicans and 45 democrats. iowa democrats picked up 2 seats. in just a bit, we'll break down how counties across iowa voted for election 2016. but right now, here's a look at
high: 59 tonight: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 35 tomorrow: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 64 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 thanks kaj. million bond vote on the ballot that focused on water quality. overwhelmingly the "yeses" have it. with 100% reporting, 74% approved the measure. it needed a 60% super majority to pass. much of this money is aimed to
and mitigate flooding. some would also pay for improving parks and trails. in a close vote, linn county voters have decided to cut the number of supervisors from 5 to 3. you can see there 51% of the votes picked yes. 10 years ago, voters decided to increase the number from 3 to 5. in marion, people approved a measure to change how to elect their city council members. 79% of voters said yes to the change. right now, the entire city votes on three at- ward members. this change would only have people voting for three at-large spots, plus one member from their own ward. in iowa city, voters approved a measure that would lower the number of signatures needed to bring initiatives in front of the city council. right now, at least 25 percent of the people who voted in the last city election has to sign the document. now that the measure has passed that percentage of signatures needed drops to 10 percent. online shopping is expected to
barack obama won most of the counties in the tv-9 viewing area - not just linn, johnson and dubuque counties. he won northeast iowa... cedar, jackson, jones and other rural counties... kcrg-tv9 talked with university of iowa political science professor cary covington about this election. he says iowa was an ideal state for donald trump to be successful last night. "iowa is really in trump's demographic sweet spot. we have a lot of people with high school e are a very white state. not as many people with college degrees.and those white high school educated voters were the people who turned out for trump. iowa was a good state for him. " we'll have more from dr. covington in our next half hour about how trump helped elect other republicans downballot in iowa.
our quiet weather continues across e the 50s. a few 60s may also pop up again later today. for tonight, plan on clear sky and light west wind allowing for temperatures to fall into the middle 30s in many areas. tomorrow, a southwest wind develops allowing for temperatures to kick up well into the 60s. on veteran's day, a cold front arrives in the afternoon hours bringing our temperatures back to the 50s. our weekend continues to look great with highs into the 50s on saturday, with 60s also likely for sunday. have a great day!today: sunny. wind: w 5-10. high: 59 tonight: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 35 tomorrow: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 64 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 abc's kendis gibson and diane
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from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. donald trump is now the president elect of the united states. the businessman says now it's time for america to "bind the wounds of division." chuck grassley will return to the u.s. senate for a 7th term -- part of the republicans who held the congressman rod blum says keeping his promises helped win him a second term. he's representing iowa's 1st congressiona l district. good wednesday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 9th. here's a live look at the
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