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good morning. election day. >> it's now officially tuesday, november 8th. >> let's make history together! >> polls now open. voters casting their ballots after the most contentious and controversial presidential campaign in history. 18 grueling months. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states! >> i humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the united states. >> a race full of stunning
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>> did you wipe the server? >> what? like with a cloth or something? >> when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. >> whatever you want. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. >> and very personal attacks. >> if she ever got into the oval office, hillary and her special interests would rob our country blind. >> this is a man who has called women pigs, slobs, and dogs. >> both clinton and trump expected to cast their votes shortly. then tonight, this long-fought finally decides who will be the next president of the united states "today," tuesday, november 8th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," election day 2016, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from rockefeller plaza.
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morning. not just any tuesday morning. it's election day. at long last, it is all over but the voting. >> there is nothing more than candidates can say and i'm not sure whether that's the good news or the bad news. but they've done the talking for 18 months, now it is up to the voters. let's start off with where things stand. polls are open across the eastern half of this country. lines were already long in places like charlotte, north carolina, and hialeah, florida. that's near miami. and out in cincinnati,o well. >> that's right. day is off to an early start for vice presidential candidate tim kaine who's already voted in his home state of virginia a little bit earlier this morning. very soon we expect to see hillary clinton do the same in chappaqua, new york. donald trump and mike pence set to vote a little bit later this morning. in an election day tradition, precincts have already opened and closed in three small new hampshire towns. including dixville notch.
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>> our 2016 team is fanned out across the country again. let us start with nbc's national correspondent, peter alexander. >> reporter: good morning. can you believe it? we finally made it. we're here in new york city at the polling place where donald trump is expected to vote today. i just checked it out. even here the lines are long, they wrap around the block. trump last night wrapping up his campaign event. in fact, early this morning after 1:00 in the morning, not so much with a heart-felt appeal to voters in the crucial state of mich, central message of his campaign that includes some of those riffs that have become trump's greatest hits. >> reporter: donald trump after midnight squeezing in one last campaign trip to michigan. >> today we are going to win the great state of michigan and we are going to win back the white house. >> today is our independence day. . >> reporter: a win there may be a necessity if he's going to carve a path to 270 electoral
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at the site of his first primary triumph. >> i've never disappointed new hampshire. but new hampshire has never disappointed me. >> reporter: trump's closing argument casting himself as an agent of change. >> my only special interest is to you. believe me. >> reporter: and a voice for blue collar workers who feel left behind. >> the american working class will strike back. it is about time. >> reporter: with 14 stops in ten states in these last hours, trump's speeches, a fierce critique of his rival. >> hillary is the face of failure. she's the face of failure. she's the face of failed foreign policy. >> reporter: in florida, playing around, trump took a look at his own face. >> nice head of hair, i'll say that. >> reporter: unfazed by clinton celebrity surrogates, trump again criticized jay-z and beyonce. >> the language is so bad.
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singing? talking? was it talking or singing? i don't know. >> reporter: despite his critics, trump has remained defiant until the end of his campaign, refusing to release his taxes and ignoring questions about perceived conflicts of interest between himself and his company should he win. this morning, americans decide if today marks the start of a trump presidency or the end of an insurgent candidacy like we've never seen before. and as important as anything that happens today is if he wins, can he begin to help bring the country back together. to unify americans. if he loses, what does he do to redirect that anger, that energy that so many of his followers now feel. matt and savannah, back to you. >> peter alexander, starting us off. as we mentioned, we expect to see hillary clinton casting her ballot shortly. she'll do that in her hometown of chappaqua, new york. nbc's kristen welker is there. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning
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official telling me this morning they feel confident about the race they've run. clinton still fighting for every vote and a chance to make history. early this morning, hillary clinton rallying supporters who gathered to greet her on the tarmac in new york. her campaign plane touching down one last time. the emotional homecoming capping a night filled with star-studded events. clinton fans going wild at a midnight rally i will win." which included performances from lady gaga and bon jovi. and also top aide huma abedin back on the trail after taking a few days off amid the latest e-mail saga. and in philadelphia, the birthplace of america's democracy, democrats put on a collective show of force. bill clinton, the obamas, and
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spark ? >> if we get out and vote tomorrow, hillary clinton will win! >> i'm asking you to work as hard as you can this one last day to elect, my fellow americans, this fighter, this states woman, this mother, this grandmother, this patriot, our next president of the united states of america, hillary clinton! >> reporter: clinton herself put any talk of a rigged system to rest. >> let's show tomorrow there will be no question about the outcome of this election. >> reporter: it was a frenzied final sprint monday. clinton making four stops in three states. aiming to hold on to her fire wall, including traditionally blue michigan where she delivered her closing argument. >> so after tomorrow the work will begin and one of the highest priorities that i feel
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we bring our country together. >> reporter: a clinton official said she will spend part of the day working on two speeches. one for either outcome. eight years ago she fought to become the first female president. now she is hoping to finally shatter that glass ceiling. matt? savannah? >> kristen, thank you very much. want to mention, we've changed locations this morning. >> we have. this is the 30 rock decision headquarters. we've got chuck todd, wallace, steve corkornacki. they are here, they are actually going to be here all night. what's the one thing you are really going to be watching tonight? >> early, this college educated white voter. in our last poll, hillary clinton was winning them by ten points. mitt romney won them by 14 points. if she is winning them by ten points this could be an early night and this could be a much bigger victory than in any of t
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as rulers of the universe, we pick presidents and a republican cannot win a national race for the presidency without narrowing the gender gap. if she's ahead, she stays ahead. i'm going to much with a how big that gap is. >> yeah. sort of what chuck is saying. in the suburbs in a number of states, i think this is the story. even if trump gets record strength among sort of working class white voters, is it offset by record strength for clinton among college educated white voters. >> i'm going to write this down. i'm going to ask each of you to go out on a limb- >> what time do you think this race will be called tonight, and don't call it early just to win. all right? >> well, there's two days. officially, it won't happen until after 11:00. but i think it is possible if when we call florida, we're calling the presidency. unofficially. i think it is just after 10:00 with florida. >> okay. >> i'm a recount survivor so i'm going to go with tomorrow, i'm
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>> do you want me to go with when the losing candidate concedes because that will take a few days from now. no, i'd say officially called, i go with about 11:20. >> this has been such an interesting race, to use the least load odd term possible. it is really up-ended so much conventional wisdom. of course, if you look at the polls today, generally speaking, they're showing hillary clinton with a three to five-point edge. but might this night have some surprises in store? what form would those take? >> for me, there is this big turnout of election day voters, number one, that would favor trump. and number two, the places -- the northern tier of this country -- michigan, wisconsin, interior of pennsylvania, that maybe there is something there. that's something that's sort of like, okay, what did we get wrong, what did we miss? that's what i'm thinking about. >> we don't know the outcome but we have talked for months and months about how both of these
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republican circles. is there a talk in those circles, nicolle, about what might have been? >> yeah. and there is a lot of -- even more talk about what happens next. i think you will see a flurry of republicans try to rush in and fill the leadership void and try to rebrand the party that's been in the view of a lot of establishment republicans who roundly lost the primaries. but an effort to rebrand the party so that there is not women and among latinos. i think you will see a rush of sort of establishment and rising figures in the party come out in the coming days. >> every cycle it gets to be more and more important, the early vote. also besides the democrats and republicans in the early vote, there is a big chunk of independents that are voting. do we have any sense of which way they're swinging? >> yeah. it's also who makes up the independent voters. especially in florida, i think this is one thing to look for. a lot of newly registered latino
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not voting for donald trump. that could be something, too. it is look at the make-up, the demographic make-up of what we thing of as an independent. that might be changing, too. >> take a good look. this is the freshest this group will look for this entire day. you're getting them at their peak. >> guys, thank you so much. of course shall with the white house isn't the only prize up for grabs. control of the u.s. senate also hanging in the balance. that battle could be a big with more on that. >> so this is the election center where we're watching not just the race for the white house with our political unit seated right over here, but those senate races, too. democrats looking to pick up five seats to try and take back control of the senate, and that is where the real action could be tonight with tight races all over the country. we are looking at some potential down-ballot drama. >> reporter: at the top of the tickets, a head-to-head match-up
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races determining control of congress with republicans on defense trying to keep their majority. five fateful fights. start with pennsylvania. it's the most expensive senate race ever, the "wall street journal" says. democrat katie mcginty getting back up from president obama. no surprise there. >> the daughter of a restaurant hostess and a philadelphia beat cop? >> president obama says -- >> reporter: what is surprising, the same strategy used >> i want to thank joe manchin and pat toomey. >> reporter: democrats in many races trying to tie their rivals to donald trump, like in race number two -- new hampshire. >> i can do anything. >> reporter: republican senator kelly ayotte trying to fight off the state's democratic governor, maggie hassen, to keep her seat. but in illinois, it looks like senator mark kirk may not. democrat tammy duckworth all but assured a win after kirk said
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parents came all the way from thailand to serve george washington. >> reporter: kirk later apologizing for his racially charged remarks in race number three with another apology coming from a different senator in race number four, in north carolina. after senator richard burr seemed to joke about hillary clinton getting shot. >> i was a little bit shocked at that. didn't have a bull's-eye on it. >> reporter: burr facing off against deborah ross in a close race there. in race five, democrat jason candor looking to unseat roy blunt hoping for help from this now-viral gun control ad. >> i approved this message. >> reporter: one of the most memorable of the year. both sides of the aisle working overtime, asking for your vote. and remember what's at stake here. we're talking about the future of the supreme court nomination, potentially the fate of the federal health care law. here is an interesting wrinkle. it is entirely possible that
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senate. so what happens then? well, matt and savannah, the tiebreaker, the vice president. >> we remember that from civics class. hallie, thank you so much. we want to give our viewers a guide to this night of drama. we'll show you how things will play out as the clock moves on. we'll start at 7:00 p.m. eastern and over the course of that hour, polls are going to close in the hotly contested battleground states of virginia, north carolina and ohio. >> the winner has gone on to win the white house all but one 0 but lost the election. north carolina has also received a lot of attention from both, hillary clinton and donald trump, and all indications are it may not be called until late in this evening. >> moving to 8:00 p.m., polls close in florida. most experts believe there is no math to a trump victory without winning the sunshine state. >> moving along to 9:00 p.m., look to michigan with its 16 electoral votes. this state has seen a furious
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clinton, including a visit by president obama. >> a surprise state to watch in the 9:00 hour -- arizona. now it hasn't gone for a democrat since bill clinton in '96, but it is looking more competitive this year. you also have polls closing here in new york. of course the home state to both candidates. >> savannah has strong feelings about what might happen in arizo arizona. as for the campaign's election night events, clinton is holding hers at the jacob javits convention center in new york, along the hudson river. a building that has a symbolic glass ceiling. trump is hosting an invitation only event just down the street from 30 rock at the hilton hotel in midtown. >> in 2008, john mccain delivered his concession speech at 11:18 eastern. that was pretty early. president-elect bomb declared had victory at 11:57. mitt romney conceded just before 1:00 a.m. and the president
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>> our wall to wall coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 out on the pacific coast. anchored by lester holt. he'll be joined by savannah, chuck todd, tom brokaw and our team of correspondents all across this country. mean tile, al is here. election day weather. a big deal, al. >> it sure is. luckily we don't have a lot of horrible weather to talk about but let's look at our decision 2016 forecast map. record highs in the pacific northwest. one of the big states we look at, pennsylvania. they're going t mild day today. but by the afternoon, look for increasing clouds. then some showers move in from the west. how about texas, a big electoral state. we've got some of the worst weather happening there. strong storms especially later in the afternoon, off and on showers in the morning. by the evening, the panhandle clears up for the rest of the
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>> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. after a frosty start, that sunshine getting to work and warming us up quickly t t immediate coastline this afternoon under mainly sunny skies. a sea breeze kicking new york keeping temperatures at the coast down into the mid to upper 50s. enjoyable day overall. we'll have more clouds around late overnight tonight. a few scattered showers working in on wednesday, but all in all don't expect much rain this beak. a few showers tomorrow. breeze yeah on friday. cooler to start the weekend. warmer by >> and that's your latest weather, guys. >> all right, al. thank you so much. coming up, the mood of
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we'll be live in the crucial battlegrounds of ohio and florida. and how did we get here? a look back at the long and controversial road to this election day 18 months in the making. but first on a tuesday morning, this is "today" on nbc. i'm colin van ostern, and this is my father-in-law, rich. and this is peter and patrick. i agreed to do a tv ad only if my grandkids were in it, too. i trust colin with their future.
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i'm maggie hassan, and new hampshire has a very clear choice: do we keep going with a senator who repeatedly votes with the corporate special interests... or a new senator who sides with the people of new hampshire? my focus has always been on creating opportunity for working families: making college and job training more affordable. lowering prescription drug costs. and always protecting a woman's right these are my priorities, why i approve this message... and why i respectfully ask for your vote. >> this is 7news now. >> sarah: good tuesday morning, everybody. 7:26 as you take a live look over boston. let's send it over to chris lambert with more on your forecast. >> chris: tongs of sunshine out there.
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these numbers are jump up quickly now that we have the sunshine up. we'll warm up quite nicely through this afternoon. upper 50s and lower 60s. this the pick of the week. seven-day forecast. showers arriving tomorrow. cooler to end the week. and chilly out there on saturday. >> sarah: burlington police are searching for bank robber. this man robbed the salem 5 bank on monday afternoon. the robber handed the tell ear note demanding money a recovering in the hospital after being injured in a crash in rowley. that officer was rear-ended while in a cruiser on the northbound side of i-95 last night. we're told the officer's injuries are not life-threatening. and we're back in 25 minutes with another update.
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7:30 now on this tuesday morning, the date, november 8th. mark that down. 2016. rockefeller plaza transformed into democracy plaza for this historic election day. we m street to the news -- nbc news election center for our program this morning. >> we're going to get to the election of course in just a moment. first other stories making headlines today. real estate air robert durst pleaded not guilty to a murder in a los angeles courtroom on monday. the 73-year-old in a wheelchair wearing a neck brace. when he entered that plea. this stems from the shooting death of susan berman. durst became a national name
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that aired his life and cast suspicion on him in several crimes. prince harry's office has confirmed that actress meghan markle is his girlfriend. the palace issued a strongly worded statement accusing the media of harassing her. harry says he is worried about her safety and is "deeply disappointed" that he's not been able to protect her. the relationship between prince harry and markle had been the focus of rumors and some speculation for weeks. back to the election. hillary clinton and donald trump set to vote very soon. both candidates campaigned well past midnight, clinton wrapping things up with an event in raleigh, north carolina, while trump made his final pitch in grand rapids, michigan, the fifth and final stop of the campaign. in "today's campaign moment," here is a vote that's out of this world prp on. the only american who is not on planet earth has cast his vote. shane kimbrough filed an electronic absentee ballot from the international space station
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about being able to say i voted from space. they don't even make stickers that say that. >> not many people can say that. after such a hard-fought campaign, this election is likely to come down to the votes in several key swing states like florida. this morning, polls are open there and a record number of early voters have already cast their ballots. nbc's gabe go utierrez just outside miami for us. >> reporter: matt, good morning. we have seen a steady stream of expect the massive lines here in florida that we saw back from 2012. that's partly because so many florida voters have already voted early or absentee. in fact, half of all eligible voters in this state have already done so. one of the key headlines here is that 15% of those have been hispanic voters. that's much higher than in 2012. we've also seen a latino early voting surge in other states like arizona, nevada and parts of texas.
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hillary clinton leads donald trump by 45 percentage points among latinos. so because of that, now there is a mobilization effort today to try to get latino voters to the polls, especially along the i-4 corridor where thoutzs sands of puerto ricans have settled after thee fleed their island's debt crisis. the gop has not carried the vote sinceo latino vote nationally. now hillary clinton's campaign hopes it makes the difference in this critical battleground state. >> gabe, thank you very much. another state to watch, ohio. both campaigns have spent a lot of time and money there. according to many recent polls, it is a statistical dead heat. nbc's ron mott is in cincinnati for us. hi, ron, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if donald trump intends to be president of the united states, history holds he has to win the
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thou thousand times, that no republican has reached the without white house winning ohio. this county just might be the place that swings this election one way or the other. record early voter turnout -- in fact, democrats were handing out tacos to get people out. bigger numbers they've ever seen before in hamilton county. early votering wrapped up yesterday. the democrats have a more organized ground game but the clinton whether they will get their voters out to the polls today in force. in fact, president obama won the state in both 2008 and 2012. meantime, donald trump's message is selling especially well in the rural parts of the state. the key here is how well he does in the cincinnati suburbs which is a conservative stronghold and whether his message has energized or turned off that voting bloc. his core support is coming from working class white males without college degrees, many of whom have been in the
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been hard hit over the years. that's especially a message that's carrying very well for donald trump in the rustbelt. now the key of course is the turnout. how vigorous will that be among his core supporters. at this precinct, very strong turnout this morning. >> ron mott, thank you for wearing your election day orange. appreciate that. >> how about ron going right from the world series to the election. seamlessly. >> he's versatile! let's get another check of the weather from decision 2016. on the map we started before, we do have a lot of wet weather making its way down through texas, but as you start out up through michigan, we are looking at some wet weather. but nothing too horrible. we're going to see some clouds, especially up in the u.p. of michigan. afternoon showers off and on, kind of breezy. showers will end and clearing continues from east to west -- west to east. now let's head out to california and it is looking pretty darn good there.
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afternoon. clear and some clouds along the coast maybe as you get into the evening. >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. after a frosty start, that sunshine getting to work and warming us up quickly thrut the day. in fact, low 60s away from the immediate coastline this afternoon under mainly sunny skies. a sea breeze kicking new york keeping temperatures at the coast down into the mid to upper 50s. enjoyable day overall. we'll have more clouds around late overnight tonight. a few scattered showers working don't expect much rain this beak. a few showers tomorrow. breeze yeah on friday. cooler to start the weekend. >> that's your late s weather. our friends at the weather channel doing some kind of fun today to help people ease their way into the election. starting at 3:00 until midnight, they're just playing smooth jazz and show iing weather scenes li
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again. ? >> i am announcing -- >> i am proud to announce -- >> i am officially running -- >> i'm a candidate -- >> i announce my candidacy -- >> for president -- >> of united states. >> much is being raised about why hillary clinton used a personal e-mail account only during her tenure as secretary of state. >> did you wipe the server. >> what, like with a cloth or something? >> we have to build a wall! >>he they're bringing crime. they're rapists. and some, i assume, are good people. >> we put together a benghazi special committee. >> they've admitted it is a political partisan committee for the sole purpose of going after me. >> high stakes at the benghazi hearing. >> i thought more about what happened than all of you put together. >> donald j. trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states.
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wave to the lead of a crowded republican field. >> he is a chaos candidate. and he'd be a chaos president. >> look at that face, trump's quoted as saying. would anyone vote for that? >> i think women all over this country heard very clearly what mr. trump said. >> as the democrats running for president face off in a live televised debate. >> the american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> thank you. me, too! ? >> thank you, iowa. hampshire. thank you. >> what a super tuesday! >> it's official now, donald trump has hit the magic number of delegates he needs to clinch the gop nomination. >> nbc news projecting clinton has clinched the democratic nomination. >> first time in our nation's history that a woman will be a major party's nominee. >> bernie sanders has finally thrown his support behind
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president of the united states. >> the next vice president of the united states, governor mike pence. thank you. >> the next vice president, my friend, senator tim kaine. >> some of melania trump's remarks on the opening night of the republican convention lifted from michelle obama's convention speech eight years ago. >> you work hard for what you want in life. >> the war of words intensified today over comments made by and ou muslim-american soldier killed in iraq. >> you have sacrificed nothing! >> trump's now under fire for insinuating khan's wife stayed silent on stage because of her religion. >> she probably -- maybe she wasn't allowed to have anything to say. you tell me. >> our motto is, when they go low, we go high. >> i humbly -- >> accept your nomination -- >> for the presidency of the united states.
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united states. >> hillary clinton, she's incompetent. okay? >> donald trump has proven himself to be temperamentally unfit and unqualified to be president. >> the only good thing she's ever done is get out of trouble when anybody else would have been in jail by now. >> you could put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. >> she doesn't have the strength or the stamina. believe me. >> face combat, donald trump and hillary clinton go after each other in a spirited first debate. >> all talk, no action. >> this is a man who has called women pigs, slobs, and dogs. >> i have much better judgment than she does. i also have a much better temperament than she has. >> i think donned just criticized me for preparing for this debate. and you know what else i prepared for? i prepared to be president. >> race to the bottom? donald trump and hillary clinton
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before facing off in a debate filled with accusations and insults. trump's remarks about groping women caught on tape. >> and when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. >> do whatever you want. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. >> this was locker room talk. i'm not proud of it. >> i think it's clear to anyone who heard it that it represents exactly who he is. >> the headlines are this morning -- donald trump twice declining to say that he will accept the election's outcome if talking. >> i will look at it at the time. i'll keep you in suspense. >> let me respond to that because that's horrifying. >> such a nasty woman. >> hillary clinton trying to reclaim the narrative after the bombshell news, fbi director james comey looking into more e-mails. >> the director himself has said he doesn't know whether the e-mails referenced in his letter are significant or not. >> i give them great credit for
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. good morning. welcome back to "today." these are pictures just in to our newsroom. hillary clinton expected to emerge, she is casting her vote this morning. no suspense about who she will cast it for. she is there with the former president, bill clinton, as >> a quick turnaround for secretary clinton. she arrived back home last night after a campaign swing that took her to pennsylvania and the midwest. she got in i think in the wee hours of the morning. couple of hours of sleep. no rest for the weary, out voting with former president clinton as you can see right there. >> we have nbc's kristen welker on duty. of course, we also expect mr. trump and governor pence to vote a little bit later today as well, kristen. >> reporter: hi there, savannah.
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clinton just walked in to their voting place here in chappaqua. they were greeted by dozens of supporters who started cheering. we shouted out questions. we asked her how was she feeling this morning. she waved and walked inside. it is a momentous moment for secretary clinton. it caps a more than 18-month fight to become the first female president. it is a fight that lasted early into the wee hours of this morning when she landed here ba supporters. and that ended a frenzied final sprint on monday. secretary clinton making four stops in three key states. ending her campaign in the key battleground state of north carolina with a midnight rally. but it was the event that she held in philadelphia in which democrats really put on a show of force. of course, that is the city where the nation's democracy is born. it is also where secretary
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last night she was joined by president obama, the first lady, her husband, and more than 30,000 people. it is the biggest crowd that she has gathered yet. their message to draw a sharp contrast with donald trump saying that secretary clinton is the most qualified candidate and also saying that she's the candidate who will best unify the country. secretary clinton saying that today is a test of our time. her campaign tli vote, she is feeling confident, confident about the race that she has run, confident about their ground game. they had more than a million volunteers out over the weekend. they made more than 21 voter to voter contacts. they think that is going to make all of the difference in those critical battleground states and states like michigan and pennsylvania which she hopes to hold on to in order to make history. matt? savannah? >> kristen, thank you very much.
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as the douglas graflin elementary school in chappaqua where i went to second grade. three of the best years of my life. just kidding. we've got nbc national correspondent peter alexander in new york. donald trump will be voting a little bit later this morning. we'll catch that as well. hi, peter, good morning. >> reporter: hey, savannah, good morning to you. he is going to be voting here only a short distance away from trump tower. the line is already really long this morning so certainly a he arrives as well. donald trump this morning again calling in to fox news describing this election as a beautiful process. he sounded upbeat, saying that he thinks he's going to win a lot of states but says it is still unclear what will happen ultimately. he feels confident about states like michigan and others in the upper midwest that he might need to pick off, while at the same time dismissing those polls that show him trailing as "phony." >> well, i got to tell you, this
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>> reporter: in the key battleground of north carolina, hillary clinton making her final campaign pitch in front of a roaring crowd overnight. her last event punctuated by energized supporters and a performance by lady gaga and john bon jovi. just hours earlier, clinton greeting a massive crowd outside philadelphia's independence hall. >> i am not going to let anybody rip away the progress we've made and turn the clock back. showcase in democratic star power. president obama enjoying his highest approval ratings in four years. looking to preserve his legacy with a final impassioned plea. >> i'm asking you to work as hard as you can this one last day to elect our next president of the united states of america, hillary clinton! >> reporter: on a crisp fall night, an all-star lineup,
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springsteen. while trump didn't have the celebrities, he was battling until the bitter end. >> we don't need john bon jovi. we don't need lady gaga. >> reporter: arriving in deep blue michigan overnight to his own fiery crowd. >> if we win michigan, we will win this historic election, and then we truly will be able to do all of the things we want to do. >> reporter: bringing his family along for the final push. storming through five states mo florida, north carolina, pennsylvania, new hampshire, and michigan. >> if we don't win, this will be the single greatest waste of time, energy and money in my life. >> reporter: his closing argument insisting that he's a uniquely qualified agent of change. >> my only special interest is you. >> reporter: the billionaire slamming clinton over her e-mail controversy. >> hillary clinton is the most corrupt person ever to seek the
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script, stopping to admire a mask of himself. >> nice head of hair, i'll say that. >> reporter: but even in his final hours, trump's primary target -- hillary clinton -- remains unchanged. >> we are finally going to close the history books on the clintons and their lies and schemes and corruption. >> reporter: clinton very early this morning greeting supporters on the tarmac in new york. the end of a historic 19-month campaign, seeking to become the nation's first female pren live now to chappaqua, new york where you can see hillary clinton alongside her husband, president bill clinton, emerging after casting her vote today. again trying to become that woman to break the glass ceiling, the first american female president. aides close to hillary clinton tell us that she spent much of yesterday preparing two speeches in case she wins, or loses. as for donald trump, again we noted he'll be voting here. he arrived in the wee hours of the morning after that last
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campaign as well to try to find out what he plans to say tonight if he's even preparing remarks. so far, no answer. but of course, what he says will be crucial. can he begin, if he wins, to help unify the country or if he loses, what does he say for so many millions of americans to try to redirect that anger and frustration that they're now feeling with the status quo. >> unifying the country is the order of business for any speech that a candidate gives tonight. peter, thank you very much. investors on wall street keeping a very close watch on h surged on monday. nbc's ali velshi is at the new york stock exchange. markets hate uncertainty. today is the ultimate uncertain day. what do you think is going to happen in the markets today? >> if you go back nine days when james comey first issued that letter to congress, you saw the market give up about 300 points. as soon as he said we're back to where we were, he doesn't think
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the market made up that 300 points and some. so we are at a point where we were before where the market seems to think hillary clinton is going to win the election. now what markets tend to like is a president of one party and a congress of another party. so if we stay where we are today, you're probably going to see in under 90 minutes an open that is lower as we prepare for -- the market prepares for a hillary clinton victory. if through the course of the day this market gets clues that it might be going the other way, you're going to see this market come donald trump victory as they are for a hillary clinton victory. but, part of that is because markets like certainty. it is not that they like hillary clinton more than donald trump, but they think hillary clinton's going to win. they'll celebrate if hillary clinton wins. >> ali, thank you very much. as nbc news was first to report, the nation's intelligence community is poised and ready in case of any possible election day cyber attacks. sean henry is the chief security officer of the cyber security firm crowd strike and with the
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uniquely difficult job because everybody's concerned about cyber attacks, but who knows what form it could take? would it be hackers? would it be state sponsored? would it be messing with vote totals? would it be something on the internet? how do you prepare for something like this? >> we know that the russian government has tried to interfere with the electoral process thus far. they hacked the dnc and the dccc. i don't think we're likely to see a disruption of the actual ballot process because our system is so it would be very, very difficult to do that. i think we are likely to see though some russians or activist groups sponsored by russia or supporting them to actually get some information and to leak it, follow up with social media, to really put a seed of doubt into the actual electoral process. it is about creating confusion and chaos in the democratic process. >> what does the effort to prevent it look like? i mean are there just hundreds or thousands of people in front
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factors? >> so the reality of it is, they're not going to actually be able to stop it. what you have is command posts that are set up strategically around the country with the intelligence community, dhs, the fbi. they're looking for unusual or anomalous traffic. they'll be able to respond to it. but they're not going to be able to prevent it at this point. you can't turn off the internet or pull people off the network. >> are you telling people today to treat everything with a grain of salt if you see it flying over the internet? >> i think that's ve historically is these groups actually change data to put out misinformation specifically to undermine the process and create a doubt of the credibility of our election. >> sean henry, busy day for folks in your line of work. thank you. msnbc chief legal. correspondent ari melber is spending his day monitoring any voter irregularities as parts of nbc's vote watch unit. ari, good morning to you. donald trump has kind of fed this story that there could be a rigged election, or that there
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be and what specifically are they going to be looking for? >> he has spoken about that, and happy election day to you. our early voting indicators don't show this being a different type of race. but to your question, the first thing that folks look out for is misinformation. already in indiana, voters received texts with the wrong polling location. there was a concern, oh, is this rigging? is this some effort to tamper? in fact, we found out very quickly over the course of a few hour honest mistake by the local democratic party. the other thing is poll access. will there be tampering or intimidation at the polls. we've already seen some small skirmishes over that. an ohio judge for example ordering allies of donald trump not to do anything that amounts to intimidation. then to the monitoring. basically in about 28 states there are civil rights federal monitors that are out in different places, polling locations, trying to make sure
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and then the other big thing we're always watching for is the counting of the vote itself. that is the idea that when you go up on an individual basis and you press your candidate, does your machine or does your ballot show the right candidate? or is there some sort of other problem? and if anyone sees that, that gets called in pretty quickly. that counting of course leads to what everyone cares about tonight -- an accurate count of who the winner is. >> ari, i think the most important point you make here is that every year, every election cycle there is a long way from voter confusion to voter fraud. we appreciate you making that point. let us bring in nbc's special correspondent tom brokaw. he's of course been through his fair share of election days in his 50 years here at nbc. we always turn to you on these days for sanity and perspective, tom. good morning. >> i mean i think just on this last point, i do think we need reformation of our political voting process. it is too chaotic across the country. every state has its own rules
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democracy. but i have been looking back at what we've been through in the last year. then i've been trying to figure out how we go on from here. let's take a look first at what we've been through. >> reporter: two aging baby boomers, both wealthy, and very public figures, for most of their adult lives, met on the great battleground of a presidential campaign, and there they divided the country. >> the people united will never be >> reporter: trump appealing to the disenfranchised, the white working class, gun owners, evangelicals. hillary to women, minorities, traditional democrats. the political establishment. and at the end, the country is still deeply divided, a prescription for gridlock. at a time when there are major issues to be resolved. we're at war, in the middle east, and vulnerable to terror
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immigration problem humanely? >> we have to establish borders and we have to build a wall. we have to build a wall. >> reporter: how to fix health care without leaving millions with no coverage. and the new economy. how does it serve the old workforce? clinton and trump have their loyal followers, but the majority of american voters went in to this election not wild about either candidate. and that continue to be stirred by the vast universe of social media. clever, ideological, left and right, designed to wound, not to heal. >> it is to replenish -- >> such a nasty woman. >> reporter: after all the turmoil of more than a year, in the end, the two candidates were better at dividing than uniting. >> hillary clinton will be under investigation for a long, long time. >> reporter: trump picked fights with hispanics, women, and
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muslim-american serviceman killed in iraq. clinton mocked trump supporters as a "basket of deplorables." >> i am sick and tired of the negative, dark, divisive, dangerous vision and behavior! >> it has been a marathon of anger and the country is ready for it to be over. but voters on both sides remain anxious about the future. >> who's ready to vote in this election! >> reporter: it is the nature of always be differences. but at the end of this campaign, america remains a sharply divided red state/blue state nation with too few common goals, too many deep differences. >> you know, a pollster says a defining theme of this election has been fear on both sides and across the country. can you not continue to operate under an umbrella of fear. so i think beginning tomorrow morning, whoever wins, they've
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some fashion by bringing the country together. >> you say that. i have known you for a long time. i would characterize you as an optimistic hopeful person. but when you consider that depending on which side loses tonight, 40 million-plus people are going to be disappointed, and some of them won't even accept the results of the election, how do you go forward? >> i think that's a very, very astute point. then you look at the map, it is that central part of the country and the south. then you have the coastal regions who are going to be for the democratic candidate. how do you bringm everyone agrees that we need to do something about public works. our bridges, our roads, the rail lines in this country, that's a non-partisan issue. start with that. you can have a 5-cent gasoline tax right now. puts people to work. not only that, when they go to work, they make money and they put it into the treasury. i grew up in a public works era. my dad worked on a big dam right after the war. and it absolutely converted this country.
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families who got to go to college and have the lives that we have today. so that's one place that you can begin. another place that you can begin in my judgment is public service for the millennials. they want to do it. but they just don't feel attached to the institutions of governance. i'm involved in a public service academy at arizona state. we had 100 sign up last year. 250 this year. they want to be involved in that. moreover, we've got to relieve the pressure on less than 1% of the population putting on military uniforms and goingff there are a lot off jobs that could be filled in non-military roles by a new form of public service. those are two places to begin. party elders, by the way, are already beginning to talk across party lines about how we do these things. they know that the country cannot continue with the schism running down the middle of it. >> compromise can't be a dirty word anymore in our politics. tom, thank you very much. stay with nbc news, of course, tlouhroughout the day a night as well.
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street lights all going in 50 feet below ground. the city's mayor says they are now working to prevent secondary disasters. >> they've got a nice pool. >> apparently they were doing some subway construction. >> okay. >> somebody has son 'splaining. how about a snake on a plane? we don't mean the samuel l. jackson movie. there was an actual snake this happened in mexico. a snake about three feet long, bright green, which is never good, slithered out of the overhead compartment. appears to be a venomous green viper identified by al roker who knows these things. the passenger who shot this video says mostly everyone on board remained calm. the pilot radioed ahead and the plane was given priority to land in mexico city touching down about ten minutes later. the airline is investigating how
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a few scattered showers working in on wednesday, but all in all don't expect much rain this beak. a few showers tomorrow. breeze yeah on friday. cooler to start the weekend. >> and that is your latest weather. guys? >> all right, al, thank you very much. just ahead, a deserving couple going through a major life transition gets a special anniversary gift from jill martin.
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you're alright... with simply right checking from santander bank. ? are you feeling alright, baby? ? >> this is 7news now. >> chris: good morning to you. a live look outside. it's just about 8:30. the sun is shining today on election day. chris lambert has a peek of that forecast where things are warming up slowly. >> chris: we need that sunshine to get to work, although it's already up in the mid-40s to near 50 across the cape. 47 in wor these temperatures will jump up close to 50 by 10:00 a.m. mid-50s by noon. reaching the low 60s this afternoon. a few showers tomorrow. otherwise the week is rather dry. breezy on friday. cool over the weekend. >> kris: chris, thanks so much. in burlington, police are searching for an alleged bank robber. detectives say the man robbed the salem 5 bank on cambridge street monday afternoon. according to officers, that
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took off. six teenagers facing charges after a special event at the cambridgeside galleria got out of hand. several people tried forcing their way in while they were waiting to see celtics' rookie jaylen brown and rapper desiigner. everyone eventually was evacuated from that mall. scary situation at the manville school in roxbury. one student and five teachers rushed to the hospital monday after they inhaled some fumes. investigators say the odor came from an overheated battery. the school's president says no one was seriously hurt. 7news "today in new gl have a great morning and we'll
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we're back now, 8:30 on a tuesday morning, it is the 8th day of november, 2016. of course, that makes it election day. and we have moved from our election center in 30 rock over to our plaza this morning to say hi to a big crowd of people that's gathered here. >> really cool! >> it's freezing out here! >> i missed that crowd being across the street. nice to see everybody.
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zara larsson. >> that young lady opens for beyonce. she's something special. then on to "renovate today," how jill martin helped give the home of recent empty nesters the ultimate upgrade. and thanksgiving side dishes worth saving room for. we're giving a special twist to my favorite vegetable -- green beans! >> and table. how about a check of the weather? >> in fact, it is going to be pretty nice around much of the country as far as voting is concerned. we do have some warmth to talk about coast to coast. after a cool start in the northeast, new york city today into the 60s. 63 in indianapolis. pensacola looking at 75. look at how warm it is out west. we could see a few records broken in the northwest. look at redding, 74. salt lake, 74. l.a., near 90 degrees. later this week, the
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awfully >> chris: good tuesday morning, everyone. after a frosty start, that sunshine getting to work and warming us up quickly thrut the day. in fact, low 60s away from the immediate coastline this afternoon under mainly sunny skies. a sea breeze kicking new york keeping temperatures at the coast down into the mid to upper 50s. enjoyable day overall. we'll have more clouds around late overnight tonight. a few scattered showers working in on wednesday, but all in all don't expect much rain this beak. a few showers tomorrow. ee cooler to start the weekend. >> that's your latest weather. if you're feeling anxious, tune in to the weather channel starting at 3:00 p.m. it's just smooth jazz and beautiful pictures of weather, all evening long until 12:00 midnight. get away from the elections and just enjoy the weather channel. now back to you guys.
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lowe's. for more content like this, visit the "today" facebook page and check out love notes. now our ongoing series, "renovate today." we asked if you had a room that needed a redo because you are going through some kind of a life change. >> so far we've given a couple that was expecting triplets a nursery, created an excellent man cave for a hard working veteran we all fell in love with. this morning jill martin is back and has an answered the shout out. >> this one you are going to love because this is a room you'd use very often. >> oh, i can't wait! >> the couple it from pennsylvania. the tate family recently became empty nesters and wanted to upgrade their kitchen. so we teamed up with lowe's for the ultimate 25th anniversary gift. >> oh. >> reporter: heidi and bob tate are about to celebrate a big
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married 25 years in march. and he does so much for me. >> she's everything. she does everything around the house. she takes care of everything for me. helps me on so much. she's been here all these years. >> reporter: heidi and bob first met in their teens. >> i remember you were on the softball team. >> he was cute! he had a mustache. >> reporter: two kids and nearly 25 years later, these love birds are now empty nesters. but heidi's favorite thing to do is to h a home-cooked meal. >> i love cooking. absolutely love to cook. >> the kids come over, we only see them for dinner. >> the kitchen means quality time. >> reporter: redoing their 20-year-old kitchen was always on their to-do list but something always came up. >> every time we planned to ren vapt the kits ovate the kitchen. >> we just kept putting it on the back burner. >> reporter: but not today.
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get the kitchen some much needed attention. >> it looks like you're missing some storage. we'll make it functional. >> reporter: there is a lot to get rid of, but a few things heidi wants to keep. >> what i've done for my children and how much they appreciate what i do for them, too. >> reporter: with only eight days to transform the kitchen, deb and her team got right to work. ? >> reporter: a few final touches, and then it was time to let heidi brand-new kitchen. >> oh! >> oh. >> oh, it's perfect. >> wow! >> holy cow! now i can sit here and cook and they can sit here and eat and key can all just have a good time. it flows beautifully.
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the colors are awesome. >> now you can use the stapling for paper and not for your cabinets. right in. >> look at that backsplash. i love the backsplash. >> reporter: the tats finally have the kitchen they've always dreamed of just in time for the holidays. >> the formulation for your design is the centerpiece of your room, the magnets. >> we needed to make sure you had the magnets there for you to continually add more. this kitchen. moving things around, making this a really good walkway, creating that space for you to sit with your family. then those double pantries. >> i'm going to be cooking a lot. i'm going to have the family over. we're just going to sit and eat and have fun and talk and be comfortable. very comfortable. >> yay! >> we heard from them and she's cooked ribs. that was the first meal. that's what everyone requested.
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>> we need "today" show magnets so you can give them one. >> you know what? i will add that. >> but it looked great. happy for them, jill. thank you. up next, recipes for two creative ways to serve a classic that savannah loves -- green bean casserole! just in time for the holidays. but first, this is "today" on nbc. massachusetts' newspapers rarely agree, but they do on question 2. they agree opponents have run a "campaign of misinformation" through white, affluent neighborhoods." they agree in the suburbs question 2 will have "no impact on their schools and their children." they agree it will provide vital "choices for urban parents" and help reduce "the achievement gap." question 2 is "a kid's civil right." join leading newspapers and governor baker in voting yes on 2. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady
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more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to go fu_k themselves." vo: because all it takes is one wrong move. donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. kate: my mom and i love shooting hoops. but you know what - she could still learn a few things from me - just like i've learned a lot from her. she helped dad start his business... and she even fought to put bad guys in jail. now, mom helps make laws that help people - especially when they need it most. i'm really proud of her. and she's taught me that with hard work - i can do... anything. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte, kate: and i'm kate. kelly & kate: and we approved
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we're back now, 8:39 with more of our "today food all-star thanksgiving" pairing foods together to make your holidays stress-free and of course delicious. today the ever-popular green bean casserole. katie lee is co-host of "the kitchen." alex judges the network's "beat bobby flay finale." >> how much do you love green bean casserole?
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>> i never had it growing up, ever. so as an adult i'm really digging my heels in with this one. i love it. >> you're going to make the traditional green bean casserole. you're going with a little twist. >> a little panache. >> so you head to your area and we'll start with katie. we'll talk about the ingredients. >> all right. so we're going to start with all those usual classics. green beans, mushrooms, onions, fried onions, all that good stuff. the first step is to cook the green beans. i've got boiling here. the green beans just go in for about four minutes until they're tender. then you want to submerge them in an ice water bath. >> keeps them looking nice and green. >> and it stops the cooking. then just let those drain while you make your cream sauce. i've got onions here, sauteing those in butter. that takes seven or 80s minutes. then you add to it some mushrooms. >> what kind are you useing? had.
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could use any kind you like. this is flour to thicken it. cook it for a minute, two minutes just to get that flour taste out of it. then that will help thicken it up. you pour in the half and half. >> if you don't want to go this heavy -- could you go milk? >> well, it's thanksgiving. >> i know, but could you? >> yes, you could totally do milk with this. once this starts to thicken, you want it to coat the back of the spoon. it will take just a couple of minutes. then turn off the heat. give it a great, rich nuttiness. and a little bit of sherry vinegar. because there is so much fat in there, that vinegar is going to kind of cut through that. >> this is after how long? >> this is after about four minutes. so get those green beans. let's put them in here. just toss them with the sauce. just like that. this is going to be so good. this just makes me think like childhood thanksgiving. >> we've got our tasters downstairs.
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>> yummy. >> okay. goes into a casserole dish. you're going to bake this for about 25 minutes. then you're going to top it with those fried onions. you can get those in a can. there is a lot of really good ones on the market now. it comes out like this. >> i'm going to grab your dish and go up here to alex and see what she's got cooking. what are your ingredients? how did you make this different? >> this is garlic, mustard, flour and bacon. do you know what i'm saying? >> >> alex wins because she brought bacon. >> game over! >> the thing i like is when you mix flour with mustard, you can add less flour because the mustard thickens to make it lighter. then i just add white button -- by the way, i'm a pure white button gal. no other one will do. >> that's the mushroom you like. >> that's the cheap date supermarket mushroom that we love. if you would just pour in a little worcestershire, that's one of my other little twists. just that little bit of worcestershire that kind of hearkens to a steak.
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then we just add a little bit of milk, chicken stock and sour cream. >> that powers a lot heavier than milk. >> shh! it's "today" show milk. >> i think that's cream right there. >> and a little chicken stock. this is just sour cream. we just simmer that and kind of let that bubble. that gets that kind of americana chicken soup vibe going. then when it cooks more -- >> you've added the green beans. did you precook the greenns >> yeah. just in boiling salted water. i've actually stirred half in raw for a little crunchy texture. you could even go raw and just simmer them gently. >> look what you've done here. instead of only onions, you've added brussel sprout leaves. >> yes. so on top we just top it with -- i like this do the onions on the outside. like a little ring so that every time you scoop, every sing sl
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the brussels sprouts on top. i like a little fresh green. >> spectacular! >> we like the little brussel sprout. >> election day breakfast. >> we didn't think you could do anything more with a traditional green bean casserole. and yours is fantastic. >> this is a crunchy little forest on top. >> perfect. great. >> yum. >> you both approve of each other's. katie and alex, thank you very much. they'll be back on november 23rd for our big pre-thanksgiving celebration out on the plaza. . course you can find their recipes and so much more at check out "today's" facebook page. alex is going to be doing a live cooking demo. coming up next, a live performance from music sensation
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ben hassan is my older brother. and my best friend. all families have challenges, and my mom instilled in us very early on the importance of finding solutions to those challenges. and working really hard with your community to get things done. and she made it possible for ben and for me to have a family just like any other family. that's part of the reason that she got involved in public service, because that's what's in her heart... and mom's still that way today. i'm maggie hassan
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. we are back at 8:46 with swedish singing sensation zara larsson. at 10 years old she competed on "sweden a "sweden's got talent" and she won. >> she's got a new single called zara, good morning. some would say you are an overnight sensation but you have been doing this half your life. >> yeah. pretty much. pretty much. but it's been going really, really well the last year. i feel like 2016's been the best year of my life so far. >> "time" magazine called you one of the young people of the year. you opened for beyonce. you're very fancy. and you're making your mark here in the states. that's important for you, isn't it? >> yeah. absolutely. i can't wait to release my
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i'm just really excited. >> don't you love her? >> have you been touring? are you going to try to hit the road? >> not yet. i will definitely do that 2017 when my album is out. but i've been doing a lot of press, lot of promo. >> this song you are about to play for us, you'll have everybody on your feet because this one will have you dancing. what's it called? >> "ain't my fault." >> zara, take it away. ? h ? oh my oh my oh my ? ? oh my oh my oh my oh my ? ? it ain't my fault you keep turning on ? ? it ain't my fault you got me so gone ? ? it ain't my fault i'm not leaving alone ? ? it ain't my fault you keep turning me on ? ?
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? ? no i can't be responsible if i get you in trouble now ? ? see you're too irresistible yeah that's for sure ? ? so if i put your hands where my eyes can't see you're the one knows how to hold on me ? responsible ? ? it ain't my fault ? no no no ? ? it ain't my fault ? ? it ain't my fault you came looking like that ? ? you just made me trip fall and land on your lap ?
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summer ? ? ? ? ? oh my god what is this ant you all in my business ? ? no i can't be responsible if i get you in trouble now ? ? see you're too irresistible yeah that's for sure ? ? so my eyes can't see ? ? you're the one who's got a hold on me ? ? no i can't be responsible ? responsible ? ? it ain't my fault ? ? it ain't my fault notes
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calling me ? ? it's exactly where i want to be ? ? but it ain't my fault ? ? no ? ? no no no not my it ain't my fault ? >> woo! all right! >> zara you're going to be back a little later with one more song. coming up, a look at how we've spent election day over the years right here on "today." >> it ain't my fault. >> but first, this is "today" on
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back, 8:53 on election day 2016. >> over the years, we've been and very tense mornings as the nation voted for a new president. well, here is a look back at 40 years of election day coverage here on "today." >> president carter and ronald reagan winding up their campaigns with familiar themes. >> george bush, bill clinton, ross perot. >> will george w. bush or al gore be the 43rd president of the united states? >> i'm tom brokaw here in the nbc news election center.
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jane, good morning. >> once the returns start coming if tonight, those states which go to president ford will light up in blue be with and those for governor carter in red. if you are watching a black and white set, that will be dark grey for ford and light grey for carter. election day, 1980. we are showing you an automatic voting machine in philadelphia. >> decision time has come. will it be four more years or is it possible that the polls which now show the race narrowing a bit are wrong? >> good morning, evyo the presidential election. voters going to the polls this morning to choose between george bush and michael dukakis after one of the most bitter presidential campaigns in memory. >> welcome to "today" on what is obviously a very special tuesday morning. this is a morning that we've been working towards and talking about countless words and hours spent directed towards this end. >> good morning, everyone. bill clinton, bob dole and the rest of the country go to the polls on this election day. at stake for the country in
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congress. >> could we end up with one man winning the popular vote and the other man winning the electoral college? could we end up with a tie if the electoral college race? could we end up back here tomorrow morning and still not know the winner? >> good morning. decision day. will it be george bush or john kerry? >> with this being one of the most hotly contested races in history, turnout is expected to be massive. >> two men, two parties, two very different visions of how to get america back on track. >> and welcome to day. i'm meredith vieira. i feel like a little kid, except i can vote. >> governor romney and senator obama still neck and neck. >> seems like we've been talking about this day for the better part of two years because we have been talking about this day for the better part of two years. it is finally here. >> i can never see enough of that stuff. >> i know. i love looking back.
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>> polls are open and the final leg of the presidential race is on. it's decision day as millions of americans cast their vote for the next commander-in-chief. and the candidates doing
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crisscrossing the country monday with a string of rally. the first votes of election day were cast in new hampshire which candidate is leading right now from the early tally. we have your ballot questions covered. the discussions you will be making when you head to the polls today. we're looking at plenty of sunshine. currently. will that stick around throughout your forecast. >> those stories and so much more. >> coming up next at 9:00 kate: my mom and i love shooting hoops.
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rom me - just like i've learned a lot from her. mom helps with homework... she helped dad start his business... and she even fought to put bad guys in jail. now, mom helps make laws that help people - especially when they need it most. i'm really proud of her. and she's taught me that with hard work - i can do... anything. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte, kate: and i'm kate. kelly & kate: and we approved
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it's all comes down to this election day. many casting their vote for the next president of the united states. some votes have been counted. the results of a midnight tally from the first vote in the nation today. stepped up security is in place the extra precautions being go smoothly at polling places nationwide. good tuesday morning. thanks for joining us. it's 9:00 a.m. i'm sarah french. i'm kris anderson. it's election day. big day for our country. the polls are open in the baystate. we have plenty of election coverage for you ahead. first a check of your election day forecast. no excuse to get out there and not vote.


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