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rand paul and chris christie leading for the republicans for 2016. >> never too early to start talking about 20 16. that is it for us. thanks for watching. we'll see you back here tomorrow. "special report with bret baier" up next. it's election day, 2013. and the president, a year after his re-election, may be trying to save his legacy with some revisionist history. this is "special report." good evening. i'm bret baier. tonight, it appears president obama's health care damage control campaign is in critical condition. his approval rating has dropped under 40% in the latest gallup poll. the 39% figure is just one point above his personal low two years ago. this comes as the president tries to rewrite history.
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it has to do with that promise about keeping your health insurance. we have fox team coverage tonight. jim angle with why the most important people to the program's success are not signing up, at least not yet. and peter on what's being done to fix that broken website. but we begin with ed henry and the president's attempt to tell you what he really said. >> reporter: they're still digging out from bad news, allegations that the president keeps changing his story. president obama usually tries to pivot to jobs, though with his health care law under fire, this time it's immigration reform. >> this is not an issue where we're looking for a political win but a substantive win. >> reporter: when it comes to health care, the president doesn't seem to be winning on either front. >> what we said was, you could keep it. if it hasn't changed since the
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law was passed. so we wrote into the affordable care act, you're grandfathered in on that plan. but if the insurance company changes it, then what we're saying is they have to change it to a higher standard. >> reporter: except that's not what he said before. >> the president was -- the president was specifically about the broader promise of the affordable care act. >> reporter: republicans are not buying that. >> i think that the administration needs to come forward with straightforward, honest answers, not dancing around it, not trying to reinvent what they said years ago. >> reporter: and more worrisome for the president, democrats up for re-election in 20 14 are skeptical, too. with senator mary landrieu reading from a cancellation letter as she introduced legislation to grandfather more people into their old plans. >> we didn't say if you had shuns if you liked that didn't meet the minimum standards that
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you could keep it. we just said if you have insurance and you like it, you can keep it. >> reporter: in fact, just five days before the october 1 rollout -- >> if you already have health care, you don't have to do anything. >> reporter: the president seemed to go even further. you can at least say that was not true, right? >> as i said last week, communications are challenging here. the president -- look, you have to remember that the affordable care act -- >> that's not true. it's not true. >> look, ed, i've addressed this question repeatedly. >> reporter: a far cry from the laughter the president directed at what he called naysayers and cynics in march 2010. >> you like your plan? you'll be keeping your plan. no one's taking that away from you. three months from now, six months from now, you're going to be sitting in a doctor's office, reading through the old "people" magazines. you'll say hey, this is same
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doctor. same plan. it wasn't armageddon. >> reporter: republicans issued a subpoena demanding the administration turn over enrollment numbers. the administration has agreed to turn that over next week. >> ed, thank you. the first person to officially apologize for the obama care website disaster was back on capitol hill again today. peter ducey reports lawmakers spent the day reminding her she still has a lot to be sorry for. >> it is important to remember the affordable care act is more than just a website. >> reporter: but the website still suspeisn't working propero the number of servers have been doubled and now the administrator says they can finally accommodate all the traffic. >> we are now able to process nearly 17,000 registrants per
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hour, or five per second, with almost no errors. >> reporter: so the site can handle high volume, but security may be another scory, because there are two main components to the federal exchange and one part was never security tested all together before going live. that was so security improvements could be made after october 1. >> was there ever any end-to-end testing on the exchange? >> there was end-to-end testing on the hub. there was individual modular testing and demonstration testing inside the exchange, meaning we had sample cases, sample situations that we tested all the way through. we obviously could not test live until we went live. >> reporter: the top republican and top democrat at today's hearing said they are optimistic the website will be mixed, but there were lawmakers on both sides of the aisle who gave the website a failing grade. >> after nearly $400 million,
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the health care website is synonymous with failure. >> government does not do a great job with procurement, i.t. or customer service. we're seeing that here in spades. >> reporter: critical software upgrades are being made every day that will knock key parts of the website off line from 1:00 to 5:00 a.m. but those times are eastern, and not convenient for consumers all the way across the country. >> we've got the time period that alaskans would be able to sit and move through any aspect of this exchange and you're shut down. >> reporter: if the website does get fixed by the end of this month, the government's next step will be to launch an aggressive pr campaign using tv, radio and print ads to convince young people in big cities who may have been turned off by headlines or unpleasant experiences to give it another try. brett? >> tax dollars. peter, thank you. an update on the people who
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are learning they can't keep their health care, even if they like it. here's jim angle. >> reporter: the controversy over cancellation of policies would have a less lasting impact if many of those being cap selled weren't also finding coverage under obama care will cost far more. >> for an average 27-year-old or 47-year-old man, rates will nearly double, about 97% to 99%. for a woman, rates go up by 55% to 62% on average across the country. >> reporter: take alison from florida. she got a cancellation notice. >> my new insurance policy, the premium would triple. i would go from $492 a month to $1,488, which is just ridiculous. >> reporter: she and her family of five don't qualify for subsidies, but can't afford obama care, either. >> we're talking $1,500 a month.
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that amount of money is more expensive than it costs to send my daughter to college for a year. >> reporter: a conservative website a collecting cancellation letters. millions are expected to get them. moat of the complaints are about being forced into fpolicies wit higher premiums. >> what are they going to do with the sticker shock that's coming with increases in premiums that a lot of americans are experiencing? >> in southwest georgia today, premiums are doubles. and more than doubling in many cases and health insurance cost is going through the roof. >> reporter: the fear is sticker shock could discourage young, healthy people, saying the rollout has been more than bumpy and only the sickest might sign up. >> what i worry about is there's such a crisis of confidence, people won't enrollment and the very people we need to enroll,
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particularly our young people, to make this -- this whole system work won't happen. >> reporter: in fact, insurers report they're getting more older people than you cng and healthy at the home, and worry that might drive up prices. >> you need to sign up 5 million to 7 million people in the private market for viable. >> reporter: the mix is more important than the totals. without plenty of young, healthy people, the cost for the government could skyrocket, putting obama care on very shaky financial ground. brett? >> jim, thank you. do you have questions about obama care for our panel, which tonight includes dr. ben carson. let us know on twitter. stocks were mixed today. the dow lost 21. the s&p 500 off five. the nasdaq gamed three. up next, exit polls from the big races we're following tonight. plus, election day miami beach style. bikinis, bongs and bing
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spenders. it's true, all in one race. but here's what some of our fox affiliates across the country are covering tonight. in miami, the latest on a bizarre bullying scandal, rocking the miami dolphins. fox 5 in new york on last night's shooting at a new jersey shopping mall. authorities say the 20-year-old shooter was intent on dying and he did. and this is a live look at denver from our fox affiliate, the big story there tonight, the huge trouble caused by two teenagers who broke into an empty school overnight with bb guns that police mistook for assault rifles. that's tonight's live look outside the beltway from "special report," we'll be right back. customer erin swenson ordered shoes from us online
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election day 2013. voting is still going on until 7:00 p.m. in virginia and 8:00 p.m. eastern time in new jersey. in our fox news exit poll in the virginia governor's race, those who blame republicans for the government shutdown are voting for democrat terry mccullough. those who blame president obama are blacking the republican. no surprise there. 49% blame republicans in congress, but almost as many, 43%, blame the president. and virginia supporters are split on the affordable care act, or obama care. those who support it are voting for mccullough. 48% of virginia voters today support the law, 50% oppose it. let's get the latest on the tough virginia race from carl
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cameron. >> reporter: after months of attack ads and name calling, both sprinted to the finish line, casting their campaign in a national context. >> we're expecting a high turnout today. >> we're going to be able to have a great victory party in richmond. >> reporter: terry mccullough outspent the republican candidate, particularly on tough attack ads in an effort to brand him an extreme tea party conservative. the republican made the race national, focusing on the failures on the affordable care act. >> obama care has been a big part of why this race is a horse race at this point. i was the first to fight it. so it's a stark contrast. >> reporter: with turnout nothing close to last year's presidential election, democrats expected young and minority turnout would slump.
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and democrats up for re-election in 2014 are hammering republicans for shutdown politics. >> they're sick and tired of the dysfunction we have in washington, they're angry over the shutdown. there was no reason to have that shutdown. >> reporter: for the closing weeks, he counted heavily on republicans coming out in droves. >> one of the things that's been showing up is our folks a are lot more motivated on a positive basis. >> reporter: but the libertarian candidate may prove a spoiler for the republican candidate if he siphons off some of the vote. no matter which candidate wins in virginia, both parties are charging forward towards 2014, with the same themes, democrats outraged over republican tea partiers and social conservatives and republicans infuruated at the affordable care act and the president's agenda in general.
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brett? >> all right. thanks. as in virginia, support and opposition to obama care is split evenly in new jersey. 49% support, 50% oppose. the new jersey governor's race is also seen as a barometer on chris christie's possible presidential hopes. christie is winning women voters 60% to 43%. in 2009, christie lost women voters to jon corzine by five points and hispanics by more than 2-1. the new york mayoral race is shaping up for more of a coronation than election. the democrat has had as much as a 40-point lead in the polls for the to be job in the country's largest city. but right now, we focus on a big money campaign in an unlikely place, where the last thing most
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people are thinking about is politics. phil keating has the specifics, and interesting ones for miami beach. >> reporter: from the surf to the bikinis to the palm trees at ocean drive, world famous miami beach draws tourists and celebrities from around the world. but off the party path in this island city of 90,000 is one of the most expensive mayor's races ever. and the daily attack mailers and tv ads are vicious. >> sounds like the fox wants to be in charge of the hen house. >> reporter: on the ballot, three unique south beach candidates. >> my friend, former president clinton. >> reporter: political novice phillip levine, endorsed by bill clinton, who has spent close to $2 million of his own money. >> i've knocked on almost 6,000 doors myself, and i got 1500 residents to sign a petition saying we want you on the
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ballot. >> reporter: michael gongora, a cuban-american who, if elected, would become the first openly gay mayor in miami beach. >> i was elected because i was the best candidate, not because i'm gay. >> reporter: he's and of being in the pocket of the developers of the proposed $1 billion convention center expansion. and mare juana activist steve burke, who has won the interest of sir richard branson for this idea, to bring the world's longest urban cable car system to link the beach with downtown miami. >> we have one guy in bed with the special interests and one guy that is a developer and special interests. that's why people are so pissed at politicians. >> reporter: the job only pays $10,000 a year, and carries zero
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executive power. brett? >> all right, phil, thank you. still ahead, the president's political motive you probably have not considered for obama care. first, drunken stupor, crack cocaine binges, and lying to the voters. a mayor in trouble two is actually becoming more popular. the day we rescued riley was a truly amazing day.
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federal officials are looking for connections between last week's lax shooting and a conspiracy theory about the u.s. government establishing a totalitarian state. this was the scene at the airport friday. unemployed motorcycle mechanic paul cecencia.
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kentucky senator and paul republican presidential hopeful rand paul is trying to distance himself from plagiarism allegations in his speeches, columns and even his book. his senior adviser released a statement announcing a new vetting and editing policy, including clearer attribution for the senator's comments. last night, paul called the uproar absurdity. >> i can't always quote everything perfect. i'm not perfect. i do make mistakes. in the book, it should have been blocked off or indented to show it was a quotation. it was footnoted at the end. we didn't try to pass off anything as our own. >> senator paul is on greta's show tonight "on the record." when your best defense is "i was too drunk to remember smoking crack," you might have some political issues. correspondent john roberts tells us toronto's mayor is refusing to resign and actually gaining
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popularity. >> reporter: after months of bombastic denials and hardball political pushback, mayor rob ford acknowledged he has smoked crack cocaine. >> have i tried it? probably in a druken stupor. >> reporter: late this afternoon, ford said while he was profoundly sorry and embarrassed, he wasn't going anywhere. >> i was elected to do a job. and that's exactly what i'm going to continue doing. >> reporter: ford came clean after toronto's police chief publicly revealed he had a tape of the mayor allegedly smoking crack. >> the mayor does appear in that video. >> reporter: ford insisted the tape, which was seen in may by journalists in both the u.s. and canada, did not exist. >> i do not use crack cocaine, nor am i an addict.
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>> reporter: even before his election in 2010, ford was a lightning rod for dramatic moments. >> you calling me a [ bleep ]. >> reporter: now he's the butt of jokes on late night. >> get toronto back on track, vote for the guy who likes to smoke crack. >> reporter: but his brand of politics play well with voters. policies he hopes will earn forgiveness for personal transgressions. >> i think he can survive this, because at the end of the day, back in 2010, people voted for rob ford, warts and all. >> reporter: remarkably, since the scandal broke, his popularity ratings have increased. what remains to be seen is whether his city council continues with plans to strip him of power. brett? >> john, thank you. for the first time, the vatican is asking bishops and grassroots catholics for their
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opinions on same-sex marriage, co-habitation and divorce. the national catholic reporter writes the poll is in preparation of a vatican meeting on the family next october. another apparent double standard for the obama administration. suing for double back pay from the shutdown, and a double take on all the swag for the u.s. martial's office. "the grapevine" is next. [ thunder crashes ] [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them.
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and now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine. the administration is meeting with the saudi king on monday. "the new york times" writes, mr. kerry side stepped a reporter's question whether saudi women should be allowed to drive. casting the debate as one best left to saudi arabia. in 20 11, hillary clinton called out israel for allowing segregated buses and compared israel to iran and the american south before civil rights. lecturing a democracy like israel is liberalism. federal employees who worked during the government shutdown are looking to get double back
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pay. national journal reports five bureau prison employees are bringing a class action lawsuit, saying the government violated the fair labor act by not paying them on time. finally, the u.s. martial service sent nearly $800,000 on swag from 2005 to 2010. that's according to an investigation conducted by the justice department's inspector general. the swag, bearing the service's seal, such as christmas orgmentorgment s and coins must be deemed necessary. the i.g. blames poor judgment and a lock of accountability. the martial service told the i.g. officials had taken aggressive steps to redistrict nonessential spending. now back to the health care
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situation. the president's plan is not just about making sure everyone has insurance. there is also a not so subtle political objective. shannon brean tells us what that is. >> the implications of this are -- are mind blowing. >> reporter: in a report by the organization founded by illinois senator barack obama and now funded by george soros, the author outlines you obama care could be used to beef up voter registration rolls. the document, registering 68 million people to vote through health benefit exchanges, says, the aca provides a unique opportunity to increase voter registration among low income individuals. health benefit exchanges will play a central role in this process by contributing voter registration forms. the white house secretary addressed that earlier this year. >> i'm not sure that it's such a terrible thing that people might
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want to register to vote. i think this predates the affordable care act. >> reporter: pursuant to the national voter registration act, state agencies are also required to give applicants the opportunity to register to vote. >> we don't believe that the law says that they have to do this. they have taken great liberties to put it in there. >> reporter: the document stresses that navigators be trained to walk voters through the registration process, but it's the navigators critics are worried about, saying groups with partisan agendas shouldn't be handling voter information. true the vote says it's been unable to get any answers about how the voter registrations are being transmitted or verified. and worries about the potential for confusion. >> the more that we tie social services to the right to vote, at least the perception of the right to vote, the more we risk
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manipulating voters into believing that they must vote in order to retain those benefits. >> reporter: both sides agree on one thing, the matter is likely to trigger litigation around the country. brett? >> shannon, thank you. the president's approval ratings on life support it appears on obama care. we'll talk about the new numbers, as well as the impact of this growing story with the fox all-stars when we come back. [ woman 1 ] why do i cook?
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i want to speak plainly, clearly, honestly about what it means for you and for the people you care about. now, let's start with the facts. that even before the affordable care act fully takes about 85% have health insurance. either through their job or through medicare or through the individual market.
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so if you're one of these folks that's reasonable that you might worry whether health care reform is going to create changes that are a problem for you. especially when you're bombarded with all sorts of fearmongering. so the first thing you need to know is this -- if you already have health care, you don't have to do anything. >> you might think that was the president from 2010 or 2009. that was the president september 26th, 2013, just a few days before the launch of obama care. ed henry in the white house briefing room confronted jay carney today about it. >> you can at least say that was not true, right? >> as i said last week, i accept that communications are challenging here. the president -- look, you have to remember that the affordable care act -- >> it's not true. how did that get in the president's remarks? >> the president was preferring to the broader promise of the
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affordable care act. but look, our focus, ed, is on implementing the law and getting these benefits to the american people. it's a portion of the 5%, just more precision. what i can tell you is that the president campaigned on, argued for, signed into law the affordable care act. >> okay. with that, we'll take a look at the latest poll that has the president's approval rating at 39%, disapprove 53%, just out today. so let's bring in our panel. we welcome in dr. ben carson. also, the author of "america the beautiful." dr. carson, thanks for being here. your thoughts as you watch this story and how it has developed and this latest kind of wrinkle back and forth?
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>> my concerns are a little bit different than those of everyone else. my concern is that if you have a government that can't be trusted, if you have to parse every word, if you have to filter it through legalese in order for the people to understand what's going on, then what have we evolved into? this is not what america is supposed to be, and a lot of people have lost sight of that. america is supposed to be the home of the brave, the land of the free, it was supposed to be a place that was centric to the people, not the government. as we turn over more pow tore the government to control our lives, it's going to change drastically from the place we all envisioned. >> mara, you sit in the white house briefing room.
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it's about 20 who are having these tit for tats with jay carney. >> it's impossible to explain why the president said something dozens of times that they know wasn't true. the affordable care act is a disrupter. it was supposed to change the individual insurance market place, and it did. it was absolutely impossible for people to keep their health insurance, the exact same plans they had. and the presidents and his aides must have known that. yes, at the time, and george has pointed this out when he was trying to get it passed, he was trying to convince everybody nothing would change, but the bite you just played was well after it was passed and saying nothing was going to change. of course it's going to change. that was the point of the act. >> what he said monday night, mara, is they had been say thing all along. then you look back at september 26 -- >> you nemean with the caveat.
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and just the point jay carney was making is 5%. 5% is 14 million people. >> george? >> someone has to tell the president it's not clever to be seen trying to be clever. in all the equivocations of politics, one tries to be economical in the use of the word "lie." it's hard to avoid the feeling that even if the president really didn't know on september 26 what was going to happen on the first of october, now he knows what he actually said then, and he's not telling the truth about what he said then. in the hearing today, lamar alexander held up an ipad that shows the website at the white house repeating the statement, if you like your health care, you can keep it. >> the hearing, you mentioned
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the hearing. the cms administrator testifying, and we talked about democrats speaking out about this, mary landrieu reading a cancellation on the senate familiar last night. this is from today. >> i believe that there has been a crisis of confidence created in the dysfunctional nature of the website, the canceling of policies and sticker shock from some people. how are we going to get young people back to looking at how they're going to apply to make it attractive, to give them confidence in the system, and also then to make the whole system more affordable? >> our goal is to stabilize the we believe site this month, and then we do have a targeted plan that includes not only young people, but the large populations of the uninsured in markets. so yes, there is a plan. >> dr. carson, there is a plan, but it involves more taxpayer dollars to pay for it.
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>> it involves massive taxpayer dollars. we're only seeing 20%. what about when the employer mandate kicks it? which is why they kicked it down the road. the encouraging thing is people are starting to wake up. they're starting to be able to critically analyze what they're being told. this provides the greatest hope for america. >> we do this thing every tuesday and our tweet the panel. steffen tweets about obama care and a lot of tweets are like this. what is the most effective, realistic way to replace obama care with something sensible? a lot of tweets about republicans have to come to the table with something specific. >> well, i've talked to a lot of people. there are a lot of specific, very good plans that cost a lot less and can cover everybody. but nobody wants to hear them. so we've got to create a forum where people actually want to hear these things with an open mind. they're out there, there's no question about it.
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>> mara? >> but that is the big job for republicans. they used to say, we're going to repeal it and replace it. then they stopped talking about replacing it. if there are good plans and they would cover everybody for less, why haven't the republicans stepped forward and done this? >> congressman tom price has a number of things in the house. they've had several different plans, but that is the pushback now, george, where are the specifics if you're going to say obama care can't work. >> i think it's unfair. paul ryan has a premium support plan. john mccain got it right in 2008. he said look, tax all employer provided health insurance is wh -- but give people ability to shop across state lines, which you're not allowed to do. that's a republican plan.
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>> also, tort reform is often talked about as something that would be big. >> it's a huge problem. it's a special interest group problem, because the trial lawyers association don't want it in, and howard dean was asked, why is it not in the plan? he's pretty straightforward, even though i don't agree with much of what he has to say. he said the trial lawyers give us a lot of money and they don't want it in there. we've got to stop complying with these special interest groups. >> there are a lot of republican ideas, but i don't think most people can tell you what is the republican health care plan. they've got to come together behind something that everybody understands. >> one more tweet. ralph tweets do you think the affordable care act will force a two-tier system of medical care. george? >> we already have one in a sense. it will aggravate that. if it lives long enough. i think it's much more likely
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that "the wall street journal" reported today, not only are the signees fewer than they expected, they're much older. that is the death spiral. >> do you agree with that? >> absolutely. i know someone today who was telling me, they're on medicare because of an accident. and he called to get his wheelchair fixed and they -- cms referred him to 17, 18 different agencies. they told him they don't do medicare anymore. this is the kind of thing average americans are running to. next up, the political impact of all this, 2014, 2016, looking down the road. at od, whatever business you're in, that's the business we're in.
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>> the big race is tonight. virginia, the polls closing at the top of the hour. and in new jersey polls close at 8:00 p.m. eastern time. virginia, the governor's race there, on the issue of healthcare and how obamacare played 48% support obamacare, 50% oppose. and those who support the law overwhelming are voting for terry mcauliff the democrat. those had oppose it voting for cuccinelli. in new jersey it's an interesting split there too. 4% support. auto% oppose. like in virginia, those who oppose the law overwhelmingly support chris christie and those who support it supporting bruono. one more interesting one from new jersey. possible matchup in 2016. if you vote for president hillary clinton, 49%, chris christie the current governor who looks like he is heading for re-election 43%. back with the panel.
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last one is interesting. s you look to obamacares a political issue not only this time but in 2014, what's the -- >> -- a the lo of republicans are talking about virginia in terms of what if we hadn't had the shutdown, would there have been more focus on obamacare? what if the rollout problems would have happened a little bit earlier? would you have had more time. the reason why cuccinelli closed in the end. first attorney general to sue obamacare. i actually think that obamacare is an issue in a governor's race is its utility is limb limited for republicans. i think in 2014 in senate races where you have vulnerable red state democrats who all voted for obamacare then it's going to be a real issue. and you can see that democrats are already nervous about that governor's race it has less of an impact. >> you could see if it all had happened earlier that the attorney general who first went after obamacare could have probably capitalized more. we don't know how it's going to pan out tonight. but it does seem like it closed in recent days. >> he might win and if he loses but loses by say three
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or fewer, he is going to say i ran out of time. that the shift was underway and shift was cattized by. this governors don't have much to do with obamacare but the brand of the democratic party is bound up with this absolutely now. >> and the government shutdown happened obviously just a week before all of this transpired. your thoughts on obamacare political issue not only 2014 but beyond? >> looking at something migratory right now. going to continue to pick up steam. recognize that, you know, a the lo of physicians are not going to want to be involved. there was a report out within the last 4 will hours that a the will of the top hospitals are not participating in a lot of the obamacare. and that's going to cause a tremendous amount of distress for all kinds of people, not to mention the fact that when the employer mandate disappears, we have got huge problems. so, it's going to be. >> the problems being, doctor, that some employers will choose to pay the fine,
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the penalty -- >> -- exactly. instead of providing insurance. >> right. so there will be a lot more people who are now affected by the broken promise you agree? i absolutely agree. there is a question can democrats separate themselves from the basic message of obamacare is you are not compel competent, we're smarter than you are, be quiet and eat your spinach. >> hillary clinton said that this was a debacle about the affordable care act but it was passed by two houses of congress, signed by the president, affirmed by the supreme court. people need to be able to judge whether they like it or not in the midterm election, in other words, give it a chance. >> they will. >> the message? >> they will be judging it and this is the first election, obamacare has been an issue now in three elections. well, at least two. this is the first one where we are actually having a referendum on the real thing not just the plan or the theory. >> 2014, things to come. thank you very much dr. carson. thank you. that's it for the panel. stay tuned for a look at the
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finally tonight every president has a way of letting loose and getting away from the job a few hours. there is no secret that president obama enjoys fitting in 18 holes now and again. when a president and a former president who have a bit of a history get together for golf, well, one late night show had the tape. >> major bombshells are revealed about the 2012 presidential election and soon-to-be release double down. president obama be tired of bill clinton during the golf bonding outing so much so they didn't even finish 18 holes. [ laughter ] >> that's tough around the green stay tuned to fox throughout the night. election results from virginia and new jersey. some other hot races across the country as well. election night 2013. we have it all covered for you here on fox news
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channel. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that is it for this "special report," fair, balanced and unafraid. greta goes "on the record" right now. >> this is a fox news alert. the polls have just closed and in the state of virginia. clinton's best friend and former dnc mcclawf ken cuccinelli. we are going to know those results soon bruising governor's race and less than an hour though, the polls close in the state of new jersey, republican governor chris christie fighting to fend off democratic challenger barbara buono. live election coverage in minutes. first blistering fight on capitol hill today. >> i believe that there has been a crisis of confidence created in the dysfunctional nature of the web site. >> we are now more than 30 days into one of the greatest web site disasters in history. >> i think everyone should ta

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