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>> this is live coverage of vote 2016 from abc 7 news. mr. trump: the first thing we should do, let's get rid of hillary, ok? sec. clinton: there's no reason, my friends, by america's best days are not ahead of us reach for them together. autria: it is last-ditch pushes him both sides and a final twist in the race, volume were asleep. larry: rocking the vote this morning, we have complete team coverage across the dmz this morning. polls opened in just the last 30 seconds. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] autria: that's right. first things first, though, we need to get a check on your election day forecast. veronica: it is going to be a
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right now a lot of folks are already in line and it is cold out there this morning. low temperatures starting out in the 30's this morning. put on the layers, where something warm. i'm saying take the gloves, you are going to need them. later today the temperatures will get into the upper 60's across the area. a nice afternoon, dry with cloud cover in the area. it will be nice by the time we get to 9 a.m., 10 a.m. this morning. currently at 29 degrees in rockville, maryland, a light wind that is helping us out. still tracking some rain midweek. i will give you the timing of that in just a bit. a cold weekend on the way. tomorrow, 60, looking at the high temperature for saturday, only 49 degrees. saturday will be a day that
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forecast continuing once again in about 30 minutes. it will be breezy. julie: sky track 7 is headed to a crash on the beltway near 202. again, this is where we had the accident activity over towards arena drive. fire and rescue units back here tying of the far left lane. delays are starting to creep up on you. allow for extra timeout here on the roads. on the maps, we can show you what else is on the highway. self than 270 towards 85, we have a crash on the left side of the roadway.
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and 109, slow going towards lorton. 95 in virginia, accident activity on both shoulders. orange and silver on metro, the problems have been resolved. tracks are open once again. blue line single tracking and as a result, expect delays on the yellow line. that's the traffic watch. back in the next 10 minutes with an update on the roads and rails. autria? autria: your vote in virginia. larry: the polls opened just two minutes ago in the action is set to ramp up. suzanne kennedy is live in falls church. suzanne: the first person showed appear at 5:00. i want to tell you that there is a huge line moving down the
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falls church. it wraps all the way around the building. pretty unprecedented. i'm joined by carrie, you vote here every single year. tell me, this is very different? >> very different. very different. normally become an -- we come in 10 minutes to six because of nursing. a few people. this is historic. i than voting here as long a never seen anything like this. suzanne: what do you think it is? >> the election. one like we have not experienced in my lifetime. it has a lot of value to a lot of people, no matter which way you decide to do it, it's extraordinary. look at it from being a female, whatever it is, just whatever it is that you want to do. people just need to let this go so that we can get back to our normal living.
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go grab your place in line. i appreciate your staying to talk to us. >> am very excited to be here to vote. i want to be here to be among the first to cap -- cast my vote this morning. hillary clinton has i'm enthusiastic to vote for her. suzanne: i appreciate you coming to talk to us. the building is wrapped with people in the line continues to move. people are here to cast the balance and move on. many not choosing to talk to us on camera. suzanne kennedy, "good morning washington." autria: there are some hot boat -- hot button
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membership for employees. there is a new property tax measure that it passed will provide exemption to sit -- first responders in the line of duty. fairfax county, attacks on prepared food and beverages, a meals tax. most of that would go towards education. larry: democrat luanne bennett, gumming -- gunning for the seat held by arbor barbara comstock. some think that her chances are as good as any to shore up a district that hasn't elected a democrat in 40 years. nearly. autria: the candidates for president, making their final late-night pushes. using every last second to secure those votes. take a look at this, new video coming from westchester, new york. hillary clinton landing at 4:00
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of supporters. she had just come from north carolina, where she had this to say. sec. clinton: our core values are being tested in the selection, but my faith has never been stronger. autria: donald trump, continuing his push in michigan. a similar message is the one who brought to virginia. >> we will have a great they are going to pay for the wall. jummy: we are getting new word this morning on what trump and clinton will be doing today. i will break that all down for you in just a few minutes. first, a last look at the polls heading into voting day. hillary shown that leaving down
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polls from abc news, cbs, and fox news as well. her smallest lead is three points in the final bloomberg hole before the election. at least 43 million votes have been cast in the election so far. autria: thanks. and election day tradition this morning. the ballots are in, all eight of them.
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autria: new this morning, the results are in and hillary clinton has won the town of dixville notch, new hampshire. for 56 years now the small town a few miles south of the canadian border has casted -- it's ballot at 6 a.m.. she got four votes, two for donald trump, one vote for gary johnson and a surprise, a single
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they have correctly picked for the last five residential races. all right, let's get it check on the forecast. different numbers in the weather center this morning? veronica: that's right. yesterday at this time we started out with low temperatures this morning. even lower readings across the area today. we have a frost advisory it's more expensive than yesterday. spotsylvania, even term in county running into 8 a.m.. temperatures, some of them freezing, hovering there right now. high temperature today, 60 seven degrees around 3:00, 4:00 this afternoon. starting today mostly clear, the sunshine that we get will help the temperatures to rise but once the sunsets, we dropped down into the 50 plus. tomorrow morning, 52, 56, and i
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on that coming up in 10 minutes. julie: trouble again on the outer loop of the beltway. this is the second crash we have had between marina drive and 202. sky track 7 is live over the scene, looks like this crash still squeezing that left lane with activity on the shoulder, from 214 headed towards 50. let's continue back to the map, southbound 270, a 25 minute commute towards 109 and the metro blue and yellow lines dealing with delays. the situation has been resolved with delays on both the blue and yellow line. in the next 10 minutes before update your ride and 270. larry: up next, how donald trump and hillary clinton plan to spend their election day. jummy: we are at the election desk.
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coming up i will tell you how to
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>> you are watching "good morning washington," on your side. larry: it is six: 16 and the campaign pushing is done -- 6:16 and the campaign pushes are done. autria: how does each candidate plan to spend the next painstaking hours? we start with alisa fletcher, outside hillary clinton's campaign headquarters.
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on this day. known as the campaign headquarters for hillary clinton. her final four stops yesterday included a star-studded event in philly, with bruce springsteen and the obama's. followed by a midnight get out the vote rally in north carolina. we expect her to vote in her adopted home town of chappaqua, new york, before heading to manhattan. she has the obvious. media has been flooding the javits center since yesterday in anticipation of what could be a historic election in america. larry: donald trump's election headquarters is in new york city. it is the first time since 1944 that both major party candidates are for new york -- from new york. trump will hold an invitation-only gathering at midtown, just blocks away from his trump tower home.
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local precinct to cast a ballot for himself. if he tries to cram in one more stop on his calendar, it will likely be a blue state that he needs to flip. autria: the nypd, on high alert today. officers already on standby after a vague threat of violence mentioning election date you've violence in new york, and here in virginia. police have stepped up security in front of the javits center. larry: the most competitive u.s. house race appears to be in virginia's 10th district. luanne bennett trying to unseat barbara comstock. she has held that seat since the late 1970 boss. comstock worked to gain bipartisan support in an effort to hold on to her seat. she has been distancing herself from the man at the top of the ticket, donald trump. >> will voters who vote for hillary clinton really look down
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comstock has been trying to project this to them? or will they see someone who is a long-standing republican? larry: it includes clark, frederick, and loudoun counties. also manassas, manassas park, and winchester. autria: crews at the white house are not waiting for the final votes to be tallied. they are busy planning for january 20, when the next president will be sworn in. a chain-link north side of the white house, portions of lafayette square and pennsylvania avenue. >> we still have to prepare, a new president will be elected, so we might as well be ready to go. autria: this will be the reviewing platform for the inaugural parade. the secret service has been planning for the event for at least six.
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get something good out of it. preferably something free? jummy olabanji has more on how you can put that i voted sticker to work. jummy: this is in the election where you say -- no thanks, i won't take the sticker. get some free stuff. time to jump on the deals happening across the d.c. area. everything from free doughnuts to a free workout. krispy kreme shops are giving out one free doughnut of choice for customers who support -- zip car is offering free reservations this evening. california tortilla is offering free chips in case of -- chips and cheese. holds jim is offering a free workout to anyone who has an eye vote sticker. dukes counter, texas jack barbecue, offering other freebies.
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our website, wjla. back over to you guys. autria: i'm glad that i stayed -- saved my sticker. i'm going to need that workout. [laughter] veronica: breakfast, lunch, barbecue, than a workout. [laughter] autria: chilly out there this morning? veronica: yeah, josh knight is in, checking stormwatch, and this could be the warmest election since 2004. autria: being that cold in 2008. veronica: 2008 we had some rain, 2004 was mild. we know that the weather can have an impact on how many people come out. this morning it is a cool start. 34 temperatures. grab the gloves, grabbed the scarf. warm jacket, make sure you have that on as well. make sure the you have something
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your work they started. for school bus drop-off, temperatures are fairly low. more than yesterday. sunshine, a very cool start to the day. once we get on the other side of sunrise, temperatures will start jumping up in a hurry. 60 degrees by lunchtime. 67 by 2:00. coming in a little bit earlier, the high temperature of the day, sunsetting at 5:00. thread before 3 a.m. there could still be a few lingering showers heading into work. a few showers, we will need the small umbrella for that. i a lot more on the rain and the next big change in about 10 minutes. julie: it's been busy this morning for election day. a couple of things to point out on the outer loop.
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from central avenue towards frederick, 270 on the brakes. a 15 minute commute from i 70. virginia, coming out of midland, north of meets road, police are on the scene trying to direct the traffic one at a time. the metro blue and yellow line experiencing delays because of earlier track problems outside van dorn street. delays each way on the blue and yellow line.
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morning washington," on your side. autria: welcome back. 6:25 and you are taking a live look at democracy in action. this is the polling location in falls church, where the doors have been open for about 25 minutes now. both presidential candidates have relied heavily on their families throughout the campaign. how will that support go to the swing voters? we have the details in the first look. >> in -- their families. >> she's strong enough to be president. >> the potential first family pounding the pavement. >> we get a sense of who they are through their children, through their spouse. we want to get a human connection. families give us that connection. >> she's the best change maker i've met in my life. >> still hugely popular in
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bill clinton has tried to capitalize on that love. in a rare move, melania trump has been mostly absent from the trailer -- trail. >> she's been a neutral factor. >> coming up at 7 a.m., we have wall-to-wall coverage as america
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>> this is live coverage of the vote 2016, from abc 7 news. autria: the first polls have an open for 30 minutes. lines are long across northern
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climax. holes are set to open in about 30 minutes, at 7 a.m.. we are your vote 2016 election headquarters. we have got team coverage today, all day and all night. breaking now in 2016, 1 very high profile person is voting. new video from richmond, where tim kaine and his wife are casting their ago. among the earliest on the country. i wonder [laughter] who he voted for? larry: so many choices. [laughter] autria: we are going to keep our eye on all the candidates this morning. larry: right now veronica johnson is casting a vote for a mild day. veronica: it's going to be the nicest day out of the work week.
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in another five days or so, get ready for a taste of december. temperatures for highs will be in the 40's. 31 in dale city right now. under a mostly clear sky. tracking a lot of sunshine here. clouds on the increase. this weather front is bringing showers from areas of texas today. fairly quiet lost the entire nation. around the louisiana, hopefully the weather won't be interfering with the folks getting out to vote today. the next big change for us comes on saturday. temperatures dropping to around 40 degrees. more on that in a couple of minutes. julie: on the roads right now, you will find that crash. outer loop 495, making your way past 202.
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confined to the shoulder leading to 214. back to the map, want to update the ride in montgomery county. a stalled bus reported before you reach university boulevard. stay to the left get by. southbound 270, headed for 109. cleared in virginia, 28 northbound out of midland, that is where we have the crash with police on the scene. back in the next 10 minutes update your ride on 395. larry: congress also hangs in the balance today. autria: one third of all the senate and u.s. house seats are up for grabs. for the first time in three decades there is one name you won't be seeing in maryland. senator barbara mikulski. let us know if you are planning to vote today by going to john gonzalez is live in silver spring with more on the race to
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morning. john: there's a little bit of everything here this election day. voters will not only be voting for president, but also a congressman, a senator, and they will be voting on whether to change the term limits on elected officials here in montgomery county. when you come to the polls that open in about half of an hour, this is what your ballot will look like. this is a larger scale sample, but it is the exact wording. for president. donald trump is the first line there with michael pence, then hillary clinton with tim kaine, jerry townsend, and jill stein. back in front, that last page, that's the term limit on whether terms should be changed for county executive and county council members. we are live here at scott key
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elected officials and volunteers are getting everything ready to go. they will be casting those paper ballots for the first time in a long time. walking across the cafeteria here, you see those machines? those of the electronic scanners that will scan these paper ballots. up for grabs, one of the highly mikulski's seat. she is retiring after 30 years. chris van hollen trying to become a senator. his campaign has raised close to $6 million in maryland since july. his opponent has served in the maryland house of delegates for six years and is the minority whip. it is an uphill battle for her,
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she does have the support of larry hogan, who beat those odds of years ago. the polls open at 7:00 and will close at 8:00 tonight. john gonzalez, "good morning washington." autria: our reporters are doing a great job, showing you what's going on throughout the dmz this election day. send us your photos and videos to [laughter] send us your photos and videos to larry: this morning, a trip through the district like you have never taken before. what is it like underneath the anacostia river? why is this newly completed project more important than you might think? nonstop election coverage just
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i'm luann bennett. over my 35 years living in northern virginia, i've learned a lot. how to raise three sons and build a successful business after my husband passed away. eople together, set positive goals, and get things done. that's what we do in a diverse and inclusive community like ours. that's what we need in congress to get it working again. and that's why i approve this message and respectfully ask
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autria: autria:it was only -- autria: it was only a 6 -- 2.5 mile journey, but it took a long time to complete. this video takes you a full way. the recent tunnel begins 100
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under the metro green line before connecting with another channel near poplar point. it's part of the d.c. water clean river project aimed at the decontamination of the highly polluted anacostia. very cool. muddle up before you head out to cast your ballot. it's a little chilly. veronica: i'm actually using the word cold this morning. bundle up as much as you can. including close this morning even mittens. we are seeing temperatures this morning that are bracing. rappahannock, culpeper, down around fredericksburg, manassas, warrenton, falls church, all temperatures around the freezing mark this morning. we are going to see sunshine with the sun starting to come up right now. temperatures are going to start
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if you're going to stand in line, you've got to get out and vote this morning if it is on your to do list. it is a cold one. pretty nice this afternoon. 70 in manassas, areas around fredericksburg, stafford, getting up to about 70 degrees this afternoon. cold and taking a turn this weekend. wind chill temperatures will be subfreezing again. holding throughout the 49 for a high temperature and saturday. a first little taste of december coming very early. julie? julie: still dealing with bumper-to-bumper traffic on the outer loop of the capital beltway headed north from 214. resting on the shoulder with all lanes now open. southbound 29, a stalled bus before you reach university
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14 minute commute from i-70 towards 109. finally in virginia, northbound 28 after mead road, this is where we have a crash with police on the scene and only one direction at a time able to get past. back in the next 10 minutes to update your ride on 95. larry: 6:42 this morning, complete vote 2016 coverage. autria: the district. sam: a lot to vote on in the district. these people are not wasting any time. they are first in line here in southeast. a live report to break it down. next. suzanne: the polls of been open for 45 minutes. you can see a set the stream of voters heading in.
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autria: 6:40 five now, the polls are open and it is officially time to cast your ballot -- 6:45 now, the polls are open and it is officially time to cast your ballot in virginia. larry: suzanne kennedy is there live. suzanne: boy, it was an impressive showing this morning. want to give you an idea of what it looks and feels like here right now. the signs are up, we have got the campaign workers have been here for several hours. i want to take you back an hour ago to show you what the line looked like. it was all the way around the building. the first person got here at 5:00 this morning and then it stretched the length of the building, around 300 people were here. there are two precinct locations and i spoke with one woman who said that that was unprecedented and have been voting in for decades and had never seen anything like that.
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that will be dealing with issues like the meals tax and the tense congestion -- congressional race. they are expecting voter turnout to reach about 80%. reporting live, suzanne kennedy. autria: virginians have been voting for about 45 minutes. in about 15 minutes, the polls open in maryland in d.c. larry: a long-running fight could be coming to a head. the people in d.c., and you have already seen long lines behind you? sam: yes, we are in southeast and people have been lining up for about half of an hour. the polls don't open until 7:00, a lot of these people very eager to cast their votes, too shy to go on camera but their talk has been d.c. statehood. it could very well past today, which would send it on to congress. it is likely to die in congress.
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house and senate it is likely to be killed because it would tip the balance of power. democrats outnumber republicans in the district 12 to one. vincent gray wants his d.c. city council seat back. he will be your voting in just about half an hour. we will be catching up with him when he arrives. in ward eight, we have tray white. more than 100,000 of you already voted it still leaves 830,000 of you to come out. if you still haven't registered, you can register today and even vote today. the polls close later tonight at 8:00. we will see you out here. autria: both hillary clinton and donald trump will be in new york city with the deciding votes come in. it's the first time since 1944 the of candidates are from new york.
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the democratic nominee is expected to vote at some point this morning in her adopted hometown of chappaqua. the media from around the world has been flooding the center. donald trump will be holding an invitation-only gathering. if he tries to cram in one more stuff on his calendar, it will likely be a blue state that he needs to flip to win. jummy: it's not just the presidency. potential shift on the way and d.c., we are talking about capitol hill. currently there are 188 democrats and house seats.
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they will need to have a net gain of 30 seats. if democrats start to take more seats, it could weaken paul ryan, who will likely run again for his position. as a shift in the senate that might be more likely next time around. real clear politics predicts 47 democrat and 47 republican senators, leaving six of them as tossups. 51 seats are needed for a ma the acting vice president would cast the tiebreaker. abc 7 is the place to be for your election results. larry: our entire team is spread out across the region today. we will have breaking results here on abc seven, on a website, and on our sister station, news channel 8. autria: let's talk about something we can all get behind. baseball. it was a huge night for the
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in baseball to have nominees in all four major awards. max is one of the three finalists for the cy young award. trea turner isn't -- is nominated for rookie of the year. dusty baker could win manager of the year in his first year as a skipper. the awards will be announced for another week. rest of luck to all of our nationals. larry: john wall, night. third quarter, he gets the jump, going down and does what he does, it you -- does what he does, do what he do. beating the wizards, 114 to 106. washington struggling, one in five on the season. veronica: i got to get to a game. larry: i do, too. veronica: maybe you will bring
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please win. veronica: it's a wonderful day. the only thing that would make today better is if we were not starting out so cold. a lot of folks have got to get in line early, get to the voting early based on the schedules. you can see stafford under the freezing mark this morning. rockville, good morning to you. oakwood, herndon, coming in under the freezing mark right no at least we don't have much wind to deal with. 42 at reagan national. 5:00, anyone out there later, watch the temperatures as a change. a good look and a great feeling day, by early november with standards of to a high today of 67 degrees. mid 60's by 4:00, 5:00. dropping into the 50's once the
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their way into the area, bringing rain in early tomorrow morning. 5:00 a.m., showers are moving in. showers should start moving out of the area tomorrow morning by 8 a.m. the roads should not be impacted in a big way. 67 today, high only 49 degrees. on saturda beltway if you are traveling northbound towards 295. stalled vehicle, tying up with delays towards fort washington. a 14 minute commute right now. montgomery county, southbound 29 we have a stalled vehicle high note -- tying up the right side
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after you cast your vote for president, cast your vote for the capital bobblehead. yes, they host the sharks tonight at the verizon center. follow me on twitter for more details on how you can vote for your favorite bobblehead. back in the next 10 minutes with an update on 295. larry: no doubt about it, this election season has been painful for both sides. one group out of seattle organizing a pre-election vigil . their message is to nurture your community. a moment of silence before what could be a tumultuous day at the polls. >> this idea that you hate the people on the other side because they disagree, the venom we have been hearing for the last month, it's unbelievable. larry: a larger vigil was held at a church. people from all religious backgrounds releasing
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autria: if you cannot watch the election results on tv, why not watch them on the side of our building. this logo that you see projected on to our studios will instead be live election results as they are coming in. just another way that seven is on your side with election coverage. larry: we will all be out tonight at a law -- at a watch party and stopped check that out. autria: what's in the now? kidd: yesterday we showed you this video of your "good morning washington" family taking part in the manikin challenge. your newsfeeds have probably been filled with similar videos. a group of people gathering to freeze themselves in place. it's that simple. even the clinton campaign got in on the viral video sensation. brand-new video just in, filmed last night after that clinton rally in philly.
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you have all the press and the people that work there. wait until we get up there, a little bit closer to the front of the plane. you can see who else to argan it . including former president bill clinton. autria: no way. kidd: he's in there. wait until you see who is standing next to hillary in a moment. you can kind of see them there. autria: oh, my gosh. [laughter] jummy: ultimate manikin shot. kidd: how cool was that? we have not seen one yet from the trump campaign. we will bring that to you later today. it's everywhere. literally we talked about it yesterday here on our show. you will see them all over the place. it's fun to watch. kensington palace is accusing media of sexism and racism into
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girlfriend. they issued a strongly worded statement accusing the palace of harassing her. the racial undertones of the comments, the pieces, and outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web article comments." pretty much a statement saying that he wished he could protect her. i think he saw what happened with his mother in the media and he's trying to stop that as quickly as he can. however, we just talked about it, it's kind of the price you pay when you a the shoes of kate middleton? kidd: there you go. larry: autria: that does it for us here.
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good morning, america. fight to the finish. donald trump and hillary clinton pull out all the stops overnight. crisscrossing the country to make their final push for the white house. clinton holds her biggest rallies yet. >> there will be no question about the outcome of this election. >> calling on the president, the first lady and some major star >> we are going to be livin' on a prayer. >> bon jovi, lady gaga and bruce springsteen, all there. ? can't start a fire without a spark ? >> donald trump hits five battleground states in one day. >> i'm asking you to dream big because with your vote, we are just hours away from the change you've been waiting for your entire life. >> the billionaire predicting a victory and claiming a private


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