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islam. he was taken out by a reaper drone that fired a hellfire missile. what's of the most concern and the biggest threat to probably the western world and certainly the united states are attempts by al qaeda and al qaeda affiliates to put together bombs that are not detectible, that could escape any kind of detection, for example, getting on a plane and the like. and there's one other important thing about this that really caught my attention, jose, and that's the fact that for the first time in this conflict the u.s. targeted a single individual. so that would imply that perhaps at least the intelligence for the u.s. and the coalition forces fighting isis and khorasan there in syria and iraq may be getting better. >> that's an interesting perspective. and one more question. on the khorasan group as you said, the first day's attack in syria were among other things to hit the khorasan group.
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do we know how much that group has been degraded since the attacks began? >> well, it was certainly degraded in the opening salvo because they launched dozens of cruise missiles at those targets, but they're not eliminated by any stretch of the imagination. and, in fact, the operations in syria, while they are -- have put isis back on their heals temporarily, they're far from being defeated to the point that secretary hagel issued a memo and sent it to the white house saying, look, the u.s. strategy of air strikes only in syria is just not working. >> jim mimiklaszewski, always a pleasure. good to see you. now the day after tomorrow, the question is what happens now. from the white house to capitol hill, speaker boehner will address that question for the first time in front of cameras as late as this afternoon. as for the president, ahead of his meeting with congressional leaders tomorrow, his focus before the new year is on immigration action now.
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>> what i'm not going to do is just wait. i think it's fair to say that i've shown a lot of patience and have tried to work on a bipartisan basis as much as possible. >> one republican senator who will likely be key to immigration reform in the new gop congress urged the president against action, speaking in spanish on a trip to colombia yesterday. i believe the first thing that will happen is that if the president takes any executive order, its is going to be a problem for the future in any kind of immigration reform. that's what senator rubio said in plain english. the next majority leader, by the way, of the senate, mitch mcconnell echoed rubio's sentiments yesterday. >> it's like waving a red flag in front of a bull to say if you guys don't do what i want, i'm
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going to do it on my own. >> let's break this all down with a trio to start us off this morning. ed o'keefe, congressional reporter from the "washington post" and editor of the latino coverage and an msnbc contributor and contributor. let's start with you. what can the president do here? did he wait too long to act now that he has, well, just been handed a wave election from the american people? >> yes, thing he's waited way too long and i think unfortunately he should have had an executive order the moment the midterm came up. let's take a step back. people are under the impression that mitch mcconnell and john boehner are going to come up with a plan that the community will like. i think he's going to draw a line in the sand and use it as a blue print for what he expects coming out of congress. >> you've covered each and every term of the president on this issue and you know in my nine
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conversations with the president he has told me over and over again he's not a king. the electorate made that clear this week, so what's he going to do? >> well, i mean i think it's clear you also have to remember in 2012 latino voters were key in getting him re-elected. and they waited and they waited. i think this year you saw a grassroots pressure earlier this year at getting president to act. he was called a deporter in chief. the pressure has been strong. it abated a little bit with the election with the get out the vote efforts but now it's coming out strong again, both advocates and democrats are going to be coming out telling the president to go big and bold. you heard him yesterday. he said he's going to act tha. i think you're going to see before the end of the year the president's going to act.
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>> ed, you heard the president saying if he has to, he'll act alone. is this in terms of the new congress coming in maybe cause a problem? >> absolutely it does. i spent as all of us have the entire year talking to democrats and republicans. i can't think of one republican candidate or now law firm who sa lawmaker who said if he does that, i'll work with him on something. they haven't said it. this will immediately poinz the well on every issue going forward. you heard them say in the last few days we're willing to compromise and work with him and then he goes out and does that. as they have said repeatedly the last few months they would oppose any other attempts to do something. look. they obviously face pressure. people running for president in 2016 are going to realize somethings that to at least be attempted in order to hold onto what little hispanic support they have. although in some states there
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was a large percentage of hispanic vote for republicans than anticipated, less for democrats. perhaps some will feel compelled to build on that in the next two years or when they face re-election. >> maria, what's the state of it? can they effect some sort of compromise in the face of the reality that's this new congress? >> i think, jose, we should have a reality. mitch mcconnell wasn't working with them when he was the minority. that's number one. number two, let's look at the race that happened in colorado with gardner who just won. he had the latino voters under the impression that he was for immigration reform because udall didn't touch it. i think we have to have a very clear conversation and make sure the president acts now and make sure he has a blueprint. right now even when mitch mccome was in the minority, he wasn't working with the president.
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>> but mitch mcconnell wants to win. >> i think that's the other factor. mitch mcconnell may want to win, but he has a very unruly senator in ted cruz who already basically was the one that made that -- that signaling what he wanted the house to do and is the one that more or lis can say he's a speaker in charge, by default, of the charge. so mitch mcconnell is not only inheriting more tea party capabilities that won a wave election in the house but also the senate. so i think mitch mcconnell is going to have a difficult time keeping his own party line in order and i don't think the president should wait for him personally. >> yeah. i mean the fact is whether the pretty acts or doesn't act, there are going to be those that say whatever he does on immigration reform is wrong and that you've got to wait until the house does something when they have the opportunity. i mean the senate bill was passed over a year ago and the house went and punted on it.
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>> that's what the president was saying yesterday. you know, when people say he's poisoning the well, he's saying i've waited and i've waited and i have to do what's right on my own. you know, you remember in 2012 some prominent conservatives started talking about, okay, well maybe path to citizenship, let's get this issue over with and then you turn to this year and they return to principles on immigration and they say, you know what? actually is this isn't good for midterm politics. we're not interested in working on immigration right now speaker boehner told the president. that's what's going to be interesting now. i think after the election, a couple of days after the election, we're turning to 2016 and 2016 politics. are republicans going to want to obstruct and be very loud and really complain about what's going on here or are they going to let him have this one as you look forward to the 2016 election. >> jose -- >> i'm just wondering -- >> jose, one of the things that's going to make it difficult to get anything done around here up the street is the fact that hispanics didn't turn
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out at all really. >> that's not the case. no, actually -- >> maria, was turnout down? >> from the last midterm election they did an uptick of 2%. that unfortunately is not enough. we still don't have community voting and the numbers that they need to. >> let me -- let me ask something to ed here. ed, is there -- is this a case of damned if you do and damned if you don't? >> yes. >> the president can use it and they can say, we were going to do something but the president is barrier to it. on the other hand they may not have plans to do anything anyway. >> he's totally up zbemts the wall no matter who he faces. you heard gutierrez say yesterd yesterday, if he does nothing we're going to walk away from him and the democratic party. and then there are those who say we don't want to work with him on anything else. he's totally in a bientd. the truth of the matter is he's
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said for several years to hispanic lawmakers and groups publicly he says i'm going to do something. now he says he's going to do something after the midterms. the clock is ticking. we'll see if he does it. the point is, yes, overall turn-up was up, everywhere else it was down. everyone was saying including you and other groups with all due respect we need a big turnout to prove to both parties that something's going to happen that will compel them to do it. that didn't happen and it will make it more difficult for this issue to move forward in congress. >> edward o'keefe, adrian carrasquillo and maria teres teresa kumar, thank you so much. police found carlesha
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freeland-gaither and her abductor in a car in maryland. >> he was already wanted in charles city, virginia, for attempted murder, abduction, aggravated assault. i mean a variety of charges. he was convicted of raich here in philadelphia back in 2005. he has a very extensive criminal history. violent predator. we're very fortunate to get her back alive. >> police made the discovery late last night about 100 miles from carlesha's home. we're joined from jessup, maryland. hi. >> reporter: good morning, jose. carlesha gaither spent several hours in the hospital. she was found to be in pretty good condition. then when she was released to her parents and went back to pennsylvania. her terrifying ordeal ended here in this parking lot in maryland. police say they tracked down the suspect's car and found him and the victim inside.
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thisnded the manhunt for delvin. the story captured the nation's attention because her violent abduction was captured on surveillance video. also police released a series of videos one showing the suspect using carlesha's atm card. the suspect is now in fbi's custody and is expected to be arraigned sometime today it's also expected he'll go back to virginia where he's want odden a separate charge of attempted kidnapping and attempted murder. that will happen -- those charges he'll face before he faces any charges in pennsylvania. but the good news to this story is that carlesha gaither has been found, she's been found safe, she's alive, and she's back home with her family. jose? >> great news indeed.
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thank you so much for that report. some major changes coming to capitol hill. i'm not talking about the construction on the dome. up next i'll talk with one of the upcoming republicans to unseat a democrat and i might add one of a record 29 latinos in the house. plus chris hayes joins me later in the hour. plus tens of thousands marching in mexico city demanding information on the missing students. but will they get any answers at all. and this morning amber vinson, one of the dallas nurses who beat ebola talks about why he got on that airplane after treating thomas eric duncan. where you headed at such an appropriate speed? across the country to enhance the nation's most reliable 4g lte network. how's it working for ya? better than ever. how'd you do it? added cell sites. increased capacity. and your point is... so you can download music, games, and directions for the road when you need them. who's this guy? oh that's charlie. you ever put pepper spray on your burrito? i like it spicy but not like uggggh spicy.
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after taking the senate and adding some seats to the gom majority in the house. part of that wave belongs to some new republican blood on capitol hill. miami-dade school board memberer carlos flipped his district in florida from democrat to republican and he joins me this morning here in my miami studios. carlos, thank you so much. >> thank you for having me. >> you've worked on campaigns for my brother, mario and lincoln and you're well known for your work on the school board but let's talk about where you're going to be headed come january. what would be your measure of success in the next congress? >> we have to restore the people's trust and confidence in the government. that's the number one issue that i encountered with voters during this campaign. >> what does that mean? >> it meaning they have to get things done. congress has to pass tax reform, education reform and look at early childhood education.
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>> where are you going to get the money? >> the oesh issue is taking care of the deficit, shrinking the deficit to the point where the government can make investments in education and transportation. >> how do you shrink the deficit and put programs in place? >> well, paul ryan has talked a lot about entitlement reform, strengthen those programs to make sure they're there for my generation, for today's seniors but for my generation. there's a lot we have to do and that's the message i got from the people in my district and i think the message sent around the country is we want a congress that works. >> your district is a lot of young voters. >> yeah. a lot of young families, young hispanic families. >> you say immigration is one of the issues you have to tackle. what do you specifically mean? >> we need to get immigration reform. >> what does that mean? >> whether it gets done
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piecemeal or the way they started, if it means border security, visa system. we need to have a path to at least legalization for those that have been working hard in this country contributing to our economy. we need to take care of the dreamers. those are kids that came to this country through no fault of their own. >> so you support the president's deferred action. i would prefer that congress would do it. i don't like the president making policy. i would not vote against that policy. >> let me ask you about some of the issues that you're going to be confronting immediately. for example, if the president does now as he promised because of the inaction of the house in the past to deal with immigration reform, do some executive orders that deal with immigration, what do you think that would do and would you be opposed to that? >> it's important for the president not to be reckless in whatever action he takes. they have been playing politics since 2008 when he promised that it would get done during the
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first year of his presidency and did nothing. i understand he had some authority to take action, but whatever he does, he should not encroach on congressional authority because then that is going to hurt the chances of getting immigration done in the next congress, and i firmly believe that republican leadership in both chambers is committed to getting this done this time. >> something can come out of a republican controlled senate. >> i really do. >> thanks very much. and i want to tell you about something else that happened yesterday. comcast, parent company of nbcuniversal announcing big numbers of people taking advantage of its program, internet essentials. the goal is to bring high-speed internet to low income americans. i'm proud to say i'm helping some here in florida. yesterday the executive of comcast told me about just how many people this program has already reached. >> you know, 1.4 million is a
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for lieutenant cushing later today. rick perry is in court, ray rice wants back in and amber vinson speaks out. texas governor rick perry is expected in cord today in awe step. he's facing felony charges of abuse of power after he threatened to veto state funding for corruption processes. today's the first hearing he's been required to attend. former baltimore ravens running back ray rice is testifying today in his appeal. he was suspended for two games and then indefinitely after the video showed him knocking out his now way janay. amber vinson now ebola-free sat down with nbc's matt lauer. she's'ed the question how could she get on the plane after
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the newly elected republican majority and president obama could be on a collision course. this morning mitch mcconnell and john boehner are laying out their plan. they want to overhaul the tax code. get health costs under control and dismantle global terrorist threats but don't mention immigration rye form. joining me now is msnbc anchor chris hayes, the host of "all
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in," a host i very much admire. good to see you. >> good to see you, jose. >> the president talks about taking action on this issue. it could cause problems in washington. how ugly do you think this has the potential to get? >> quite, actually. look. obviously the context, your viewers know this because you talk about this all the time. the context of course is that for a year and a half or the year that the house has stonewalled on it, the president promised again to take action in the summer. he postponed it at the behest of a bunch of democratic senatorial candidates. yesterday i think there was a lot of anticipation that when he came out he was going to reassess. he doubled down and said he's going to do something by the end of the year. mitch mcconnell compared to waving a red flag in front of the bull. i think it will be something if they ask. >> two of them already lost and
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one has a difficult time coming in december. >> that's right. >> democratic congressman was on and had advice for his collea e colleagues. let's listen to it. >> i think the president should say to mitch mcconnell and john boehner, look, i don't want to do executive actions. i'll tell you what, speaker boehner, i won't go forward with them. just let there be a vote. >> when will that happen? meanwhile thousands of deportations are carried out every singling day. >> that's a good point. i think that's fascinating van hollen floating that. i first heard that by axelrod on election night. it wasn't even over, him basically saying, look, let's have a vote and i won't do executive action. i think there's a thought about
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maybe you get that in in the lame duck, right, so everybody can sort of fall on their sword then and you start fresh and john boehner can get it out of the way. the idea of the base, we've got to to remember where the republican base is on this and they've been calling the shots and they've had a veto over the policy for the time bam has been in office, so the idea they would go for that. there's just no way they're going to let that happen, particularly in the wake of what they view as an election that absolutely validates their approach and ideology. >> yeah. it is a very difficult dilemma right now for the president. now, talk to me about 2016 because i think how important you do think the issue of immigration would be for a national election? >> so it seems to me that it will be massively important. and i had an interesting conversation with michael steele last night who told me off the record 2016 aspirins and people around him want the issue taken off the table. i don't know if that's true or
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not. i can imagine if you are imagining running as a republican in 2016 you do not want to suffer the same fate as mitt romney is and the other thing you don't want to do is go into primary season with this as an open issue because what happened last year is what will happen next time around. everyone will race to the right and that will eventually hurt the eventual candidate. that's what happened to mitt romney when he got to rick per kr in the primaries. i think there is a good reason for republicans to want to get something done. i just don't thnk they will be able to because of the gravity force of the base. >> it's going to be interesting. and there is one number that i think is important to kind of highlight. 71%. that's the percentage of the latino vote that president obama got this last time around and 71% of 10, 12 million votes, you know, that's pretty important, think. >> i think it's worth noting in the exit polling of the people who turned out in this midterm,
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people favored legal status over deportation by about 36 to 57. that's in the same electorate that gave the republicans one of their biggest victories in a long time. >> msnbc's chris hayes, thank you so much, my friend. >> thank you, jose. >> you can catch chris every night on msnbc. friends, good to see you both. >> good to see you. >> hello. >> jim, you've worked in the senate. which side has the upper hand politically on this immigration issue? >> well, listen. they already passed an immigration bill. i heard a lot of things on election night about how the house had sent 300 something bills and they died on harry reid's desk.
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there's a very important piece of legislation on speaker john boehner's desk. it's something that lindsey graham and others voted for. he can take that and pass it. that's probably not going to happen. that's the reality of it. mitch mcconnell thoos thread the needle within his chamber come january that he'll be leading and running and he'll have a problem and it's called ted cruz and marko rubio and other wannabes. if i'm in the republican party which i'm not, i used to be, i would do everything i can to increase latino turnout and black turnout, et cetera, et cetera. no one will probably agree with me on this, i'm willing to bet. >> yeah. you have been saying the republican party needs to rebrand. how do you do that and what steps do you think they need to take now? >> you know, i've been a huge advocate of rebranding and one
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of the things -- i've even criticized the rnc on rebanding. i notice the rnc has put out a good ground game. i feel like obama has dropped the ball on the hispanic and latino vote. i feel like he let them down. this is the republicans' chance to do something and pick um the ball and go with reform. this is our chance. whether or not we do it, i don't know. it's very obvious. we're going to have division within the party with the ted cruz. you know, he's got a 2016 platform, everybody. even knows this. but, you've got people saying, especially boehner had said he's kind of lost his edge with the house. he may not have the support. >> you know, jimmy, i'm just thinking out loud because you
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have the president promising some action and on the right they're going to go nuts if he does it. and some on the left of the president, for example congressman gutierrez said if he doesn't go big, he's going to have an internal war in the democratic party. that's kind of a tough situation to handle. >> i think the president and his team made a huge mistake by not doing the executive order. again, he has the insurance. the insurance is that he's already passed a by that came out of the senate that was bipartisan sitting in the house well as we speak. and by the way, it might -- if he had done what he said he was going to do in the summer before the elections and all the pundits were worried this was going to just re-energize the republican base. oh, wait. guess what? the republican base is already going to be energized. if he had done it, might it have helped mark udall? probably so frankly. if i were a latino in colorado, i would feel a little betrayed by the white house and by the republicans. by the way, would it have
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negatively affected mark and kay hagan? they lost anyway. people will say this is pandering to the latino community. you know what politics is? politics is pandering. it's trying to build a coalition of people you want to vote for you. if you just rely on the black vote, you can't win, or the white vote, you can't win, or the latino vote, you can't win. if you cobble them together you can win and if you do right by these people, they'll vote for you. >> noelle, how can republicans win in 2016 without actually cobbling together these groups? >> chris hayes said something right before us that was very important that i took note of. he said, immigration, we need to do something and get it behind us because in 2016 if it's an open issue, it's really going to be a bad thing for republicans. >> yes. >> yeah. >> yeah. well, listen, know welll
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this. at least tens of thousands of protesters streaming through the streets of mexico city yesterday. they want answers in the case of the 43 students who went missing more than a month ago. but as they're finding now, it's not an easy request. nbc's reporter gabe is on the ground. >> reporter: they say their government is not doing enough to find these missing students. and here is the question they're all asking scribbled here right on this plywood. donde esta. where are they. even in a country used to drug violence and disappearances, over 26,000. these kidnappings have struck a nerve. these kidding were just students. >> they're asking for the government to return them. >> reporter: they disappeared in
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late september in a town southwest of mexico. federal authorities accused a local mayor accused of capturing the students in organization with a drug cartel. the mayor and his wife were on the run this week but they turned up. dozens of local police have been arrested themselvesing but so far no sign of the students. here's a question that many parents are asking around the world. what if this were your child? >> these are college students. people identify more with students missing than mieg grangran m migra migrants. >> reporter: these protesters say he's missing the point. for its part the federal government says it's trying to
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do everything it can to find these missing students. >> and gabe has now made his way to the scene of the crime very near iguala. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jose. we've just made our way to the outskirts of iguala. we hope to tour the school where these students were from and try to find answers and talk to some people on the ground about their frustrations and the government's inactions there. >> gabe gutierrez from iguala. thank you so much. i want to bring in julio from telemundo in los angeles. good morning. >> good morning. >> corruptions is nothing new in so many government entities in mexico, but this, julio, has seem to have hit a nerve. why? >> you have 43 young innocent men, just students who have gone missing. nobody knows where they are. that's in the first place nchl the second place it was believed
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it was the local police who handed them over to the drug cartels. so that shows you the complicity between them. the other story is while the deposit has been looking for the kids, they have found more mass graves and nobody knows whose bodies they belong to. so you can tell the problem is much more bigger than just these 43 students who have gone missing. >> and, julio, mexico's president has been in office for two years now. this could be the biggest scandal of his term. what's the reaction been from the federal government? >> well, it has been an incompetent government in search of these students because more than 40 days have gone by and we have no news from them. however, in yesterday's march some people were saying, even asking for the resignation of the president. and the truth is these crises
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didn't come -- didn't happen because of his policies. however, yes, the government has been very inefficient in the search of these students and we still have no news. >> yeah. and the fugitive, the mayor, was detained on tuesday, along with his wife after reportedly ordering the police in his town to attack the students and then they've gone missing. what does this mean for the investigation that the mayor is now in government's hands. >> some people believe in hope, this is the missing piece to find the missing students, but two days have gone by. he was captured on tuesday. it's thursday. there's no news on these 43 students. furthermore, some parents of these missing students are even angrier when they see their kids haven't appeared and this mayor has been capture and they just hope that the government would be putting the same effort, the same intelligence service to find the missing students.
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>> julio vaqueiro, grethank your your time. >> thank you for having me. up next, alex rodriguez tells the feds he lied about he may have taken performance enhancing drugs. it was a mea culpa. john edwards knows something about that. you know what? he's not the only one who admitted i did it. guess what? it's our five things next. b
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alex rodriguez back in the news after public denials. he came clean this year about taking performance-enhancing drugs. of course, he's far from the first public figure to come clean. here are the five things, i did
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it. number one, sam roy, another mea culpa, lance armstrong, admitting in a much more public way on "oprah" that he doped to win all of those titles. number two, a political apology. plenty to choose from here. we went with south carolina governor mark sanford apologizing in june 2009 for disappearing for eight days. his aides say he was hiking. he wasn't doing something else in argentina. he had a mistress there. number 3, the throwback to 1988, jimmy swaggart, a visit to a prostitution house. he made this confession to a thousand. >> he who have saved me and washed me and cleansed me, i have sinned against you, my l d
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lord. >> number four, how can we forget then toronto mayor rob ford admitting this late last year. >> yes, i have smoked crack cocaine. >> when, sir? >> but no -- do i? am i an addict? no. have i tried it? probably in one of my drunken stupors. >> number five, this moment for actor hugh grant appearing on "the tonight show" with jay leno after his prostitution arrest in hollywood. what the heck were you thinking, leno asked him? i did a bad thing replied grant. so funny thing missing from the -- all right. yeah. so my friend here is saying the only thing missing from that list are any women on the list. no, it's not because all men are liars. no, it's just that we -- i don't know why we didn't put any women on there. something to think about, friends. but that wraps up this hour on msnbc. thank you for the privilege of
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♪ i'm tamron hall. we begin with breaking news. the u.s. is told an american drone strike has taken out a key bomb maker for the khorasan terror group. the khorasan group you certainly may recall is the same terror organization that was plotting attacks against the u.s. and was the first target when the air strikes began back in september. we're told he's a 24-year-old french national named david
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drugeon. we'll give you more when we get more information. carlesha freeland-gaither was abducted. she's back home after being found alive. she was dramatically rescued by the police from the car of her alleged kidnapping in parking lot in maryland. this all unfolded after a tip led atf suspects to the suspect. he has been feed as delvin barnes. according to police he has a long criminal record is in custody and will now face federal charges. this morning on "today," philadelphia price commissioner charles ramsey said the surveillance video of the abduction was instrumental to the investigation. >> we put stuff on youtube as fast as we get it. we have a very, very good success rate. we have a great relationship with the media in


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