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tv   Early Today in Iowa  NBC  February 2, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CST

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thanks for watching "early a nail-biter here in iowa -- but early this morning -- hillary clinton claimed victory. clinton sat in a virtual bernie sanders until edging out this morning... clinton spoke to a crowd of supporters reiterating her vision for america and a defeat of the republican nominee... "i am honored to stand in a long that standing still is not an option, and that brings people together to find ways forward that will improve the lives of americans." clinton promised to -- quote --"finish
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coverage." she said she was excited about getting into the debate with vermont senator sanders about the best way forward for the country... "the reason that we have done other states that follow. the reason is the american people are saying no to a rigged economy. (cheers) republican causes - beating out
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romney by point one percent. last night, santorum received iowa. in 2008, mike huckabee won the republican caucus over mitt romney, and barack obama won the democratic caucus - beating john edwards. in 2004, john kerry took the top spot for the democrats. and in 2000, george w. bush received the republican caucus over steve forbes and al gore won the democratic caucus, beating out bill bradley by nearly 30 percent. our kwwl team went to caucus sites across eastern iowa. kwwl's olivia mancino was ii black hawk county and reports at it was a big night here at voiced their opinions on candidates, and you really got a trump, others voiced their support for candidates like ben carson and rand paul i spoke to a caucser after everything was counted "i thought it was very good, efficient,, well organized, things were calmed, i can bumping people, everything was squared away" he says his candidate didnt win
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other states "in this very precinct ted cruzz took the win with 32 votes and trump came in second, ruio n third, but of course this was covered in waterloo olivia mancino kwwl news" on the democratic side -- there were two different caucuses at cunningham elementary in waterloo. hillary clinton won both by a landslide. a woman who talks to the minorities of the groups trying to get them to join her preferance group. here's why she says this process works: opportunity to talk to a human issues may be their issues. i'm not coming from a candidates' perspective i am coming from a voter's perspective. i am coming from a person in the neighborhood that wants things
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my country and for my kids and for my grandkids. everything came down to voter turnout. the group at cunningham was mostly older adults. sanders is very popular among young voters so that could have played a role there. in cedar rapids, it was a tight race between clinton and sanders but supporters from both sides weren't going down without a fight. kwwl's macleod hageman has more this morning. hillary clinton takes the 24th precinct in linn county where to caucus -- they were bernie. since there were very few un-committed and martin o-malley supporters -- the room was then realinged -- and counted again. but in the end -- hillary won the room. one bernie supporter i talked to says she supports all the democrats. "a lot of people are saying he may be less electible, but i feel like he could be electible. and
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in the end -- hillary won the 24th precinct here in linn county with 239 votes -- and bernie had 188. but bernie supporters say they're optimistic for the general election -- we've got you covered in cedar rapids -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. you can find caucus results, by county, on our website...kwwl dot com. it's coming up on today in iowa -- we're going to take a closer look at the iowa caucuses. the big winners, the big losers, and the biggest surprises. a large winter storm will continue to track through the area and affect a good portion of
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details of how it will affect us, coming up. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: stormtrack7 live weather network cameras show the fog has lifted although as the snow ramps up, these may go back down this morning. we will have snow, rain, sleet and wind today and tonight with blowing snow and wind the problem for wednesday. we are keeping the winter
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weather advisory through tomorrow morning. snowfall amounts will be cut down due to the northward shift in the track, but we will still end up with 5-9" of snow in the north with the rain and sleet cutting down amounts to the south. winds will be strong today and tomorrow. this is a large storm system that will cause severe thunderstorms in the south and blizzard conditions by sioux
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mix in the south. snow is tracking through now and roads will get bad quickly as the snow really picks up. the plows are out, though... temperatures are mild... they are upper 20s to low 30s in the state with easterly winds already picking up to the west with gusts already to 40 mph there. winds will stay strong with this system, although will weaken a little as the low tracks over us tonight, but pick up again for wednesday as the system tracks away from
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the chance of snow and wind with us until tomorrow afternoon and then we will have some weakening... our main threat of snow will be this morning into early afternoon with a light mix continuing tonight. total snow will be heaviest in the north with lighter amounts to the south, but they will see more sleet and rain... which will then freeze on the surfaces. winds will stay strong today with temps gaining only a couple of degrees. we could see a
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track through and blowing snow and falling temperatures will be the main weather story for wednesday. we will dry out for a few days, but another system heads our way for monday and tuesday of next week. so far this political season, the iowa caucuses have been a
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alike, but what happens now? the focus will shift from iowa to new hampshire. new hampshire's primary will begin tuesday, february 9. following new hampshire, nevada and south carolina will hold their caucuses - but these two have a twist. the democrats in nevada and the republican's in south carolina will hold their caucus on february 20 and then three days later, the republican's in nevada and the democrat's in south carolina host their's. caucuses will continue until june 14. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to
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presidential race is in the books. karin caifa wraps the night's after months of listening to the candidates, the campaign, the iowa caucuses. and they turned out in record numbers. there were reports of long lines to get into caucus sites and overflow crowds at many of those sites. "tonight is a victory for courageous conservatives across iowa, and all across this great nation." in the republican race -- ted cruz had branded himself as the true conservative in his battle with donald trump. and his retail politics, and heavy courting of the evangelical vote -- gave him a win. meanwhile, trump -- perhaps the most humble we've seen him in this race -- thanked the iowa supporters for his in the top ten. i said i have
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a virtual tie. hillary clinton did not suffer a loss like 8 years ago, but the results marked a stunning turn from the solid lead she held in the polls here late last year. clinton acknowledging a real challenge from sanders, and sanders applauding how far his campaign has come. "it is rare that we have the opportunity we do now to have a real contest of ideas. to really think hard about what the democratic party stands for." "if i think about what happened tonight, i think the people of iowa have sent a very profound message to the political establishment." and as is usually the democratic bid suspended his campaign monday night. on the failed to turn a 2008 caucus win into 2016
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exit from the race. in des moines, iowa, i'm karin caifa. today in iowa continues in a
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snow, rain and sleet today with wednesday will have blowing snow
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and the results are in. more on the surpising twists from last night's first in the nation caucuses. plus... after the vote, 2
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we'll tell you which ones.
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