tv News 9 at Six ABC February 7, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm EST
tom: now at 6:00, new poll numbers just days before the first in the nation primary. how many granite staters have not made a final decision and how that could affect the race. jennifer: republican hopefuls hitting the campaign trail after facing off in the last debate before the primary. their final pitches for your vote. supporters rallied behind bernie sanders in portsmouth and why hillary clinton left new hampshire for a few hours today. hayley: a storm is moving toward new hampshire. it is going to bring more heavy snow early this week.
when it moves out, ahead. announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 6:00. tom: 6:00 on this sunday night. a winter storm is moving toward new hampshire. it could dump half a foot of snow on parts of the state in time for the start of the workweek. good evening, new hampshire. i am tom griffith. jennifer: i' m jennifer vaughn. hayley lapoint is tracking this for us. hayley: it looks like it will start in most areas, at least in southern new hampshire midday tomorrow. it really comes at us during the late day hours and overnight. today has been nice. we had clear skies. great ski day or for doing anything outdoors. temperatures were above freezing and still are. 36 in concord. 38, manchester. 34 in nashua.
as temperatures everywhere fall below freezing tonight, there will be patchy black ice. keep that in mind. this nor' easter starts midday tomorrow and ends early tuesday, which is great for voters. the heaviest snow will be at the coastline. i will talk more about who gets what and when, coming up. jennifer: in commitment 2016 coverage, tonight every presidential candidate is expected to be in new hampshire. with the first votes in the first in the nation primary just 30 hours away, democratic and republican candidates are making the final pushes for your votes. the latest poll numbers show many granite staters still have not decided how they will be voting on tuesday. tom: josh mcelveen has a look at our latest poll. josh: keep in mind the survey was conducted before the saturday night debate with the republicans. with a large pool of undecided
on the republican side, donald trump remains atop the field with 33% support in new hampshire. beneath him, marco rubio, ted cruz, and john kasich are within the margin of error for each other for second place. while jeb bush, carly fiorina, and ben carson are campaigning hard, they seem to be needing an election night surprise. bernie sanders still leaves hillary clinton by 23 points. 33% of democratic voters say minds. that number swells to 55% for likely republican voters. this is the time campaigns need to earn their paycheck. >> we have been hearing about the ground game for months. while no campaign will give you a lot of details, everyone says they have a great ground game. we are going to find out tuesday. josh: according to the secretary of state' s office, there could be a record turnout for the 2016 primary. we will see if the weather plays a role in that. it seems a lot of people are
who has earned their support. josh mcelveen, wmur news 9. tom: bernie sanders is back in the granite state after a quick trip to new york for a "saturday night live" performance. adam sexton is live where bernie sanders held a rally this afternoon. adam: it was a great crowd for senator sanders who to delivered a speech that touched on all the major themes of his campaign. he did discuss how he is going to pay for his ambitious proposals right free college and universal health care. on one hand, he sent things will get done by people demanding they get done. but with a nod to income inequality in america he also said it' s time to redistribute wealth. bernie sanders and we can afford : these programs because we' re going to transfer some of that wealth back into the hands of
adam: senator sanders nursing a cough coming off of his appearance last night. this was his only apparent in new hampshire today. he' ll be back on the trail tomorrow. reporting live in portsmouth, adam sexton, wmur news 9. jennifer: hillary clinton is flying back to the granite state after traveling to flint, michigan, to talk about that city' s water crisis. . she was here this morning in manchester. in her absence, her husband hit the campaign trail here. mike cronin is live in the newsroom with more on what he had to say. mike: former president clinton met with voters today. she told news 9 she was asked there to get a better idea of the issues the city is facing. she stopped by our studios this responded to bernie sanders' claim that she is the democratic
hillary clinton: it is antiestablishment to elect the first woman president. we have had 44 men. i think there is a great opportunity to break that hardest glass ceiling for our daughters and sons. it is also a little amusing because he has been an elected office longer than i have. mike: it was a quick visit to flint. clinton is back campaigning in new hampshire tonight. mike cronin, wmur news 9. tom: republican candidates here now holding events in the granite state. jean mackin tells us where donald trump stopped today and what his message was. jean mackin: donald trump held a rally at plymouth state university this afternoon. several times, he asked the audience to vote for him on tuesday saying if they don' t plan to vote for him, don' t vote at all. he reminded the crowd he is the only candidate funding his own campaign, saying he is still $40 million under budget and still the g.o.p. front runner. he wanted to talk to voters
donald trump: who watched the debate last night? it was good. we had a lot of fun. even people that hate me gave me good marks. isn' t that amazing? some of those pundits hate me so much and it was so hard. one of them said he won the debate, i can' t stand it. they were almost crying. jean mackin: donald trump told the crowd he might miss some of the super bowl talking to new hampshire voters, saying that is a minor detail. he does have events planned tomorrow including a primary eve rally at the verizon wireless arena in manchester. jean mackin, wmur news 9. jennifer: as for governor john kasich tonight, he says he is feeling good about his debate performance wasted no time getting back into his element holding his 101st town hall meeting. he says he was able to deliver his message last night and
he has focused most of his exclusively. does poorly here, he will be going home. today after he spoke with pat house in nashua, the ohio governor sat down with news 9 and said he is feeling good about his chances and the final debate before the primary. john kasich: you never know when you are on stage. there was a party. morning. there were 200 plus people. the wind is at our back and i think we will do really well. >> he called on his opponents to pull down a negative ads and focus on the issues. tom: chris christie spent the day campaigning across the state. christie started his day with a town hall. performance. last night, he targeted marco rubio saying multiple times he lack of experience.
the day in exeter at a stop at reporters. chris christie: everything you life really matters. all week. matters. tom: christie ended his day in manchester. tomorrow, he will hold four town halls. jennifer: jeb bush posted salem and nashua. both events. bush took questions on a variety of topics from social security and health care to taxes on small businesses. bush said he was pleased with his performance in last night' s debate and at both stops, he kept his focus on donald trump. jeb bush: there are people who are on the stage or not conservative like donald trump. there are people good at turning a blind but don' t have a proven record. i think the governor' s did well. i think i have the most proven conservative record.
tonight off from the campaign trail to watch the super bowl and he will be pulling for the broncos. tom: senator marco rubio joining football fans for a super bowl watch party now. plus, how he feels coming out of last night' s debate. jennifer: a long line of voters unable to get into ted cruz' s town
hall this afternoon and standing room only inside. hayley: tomorrow, we will reach highs in the 20' s.
tom: senator marco rubio' s campaign switching around venues tonight to accommodate
the increasing crowd size. jennifer: he just shook hands with voters at the ultimate sports academy in manchester for a super bowl watch party. its his fourth event post-debate. as he did at town halls in londonderry, bedford and hudson, and he' s sounding the familiar theme of preserving the american
and the democratic candidates. he' s not mentioning republican rivals by name, telling news 9 he believes last night' s debate went very well. marco rubio irrespective of what : anybody else might think we raised more money in last night' s debate than any
other debate. we' ve seen the signups dramatically increase and you see the events that we' re having now. we feel very positive. and we feel great about what' s coming up here in the next couple of days. jennifer: he continues his practice of leaving time at each event to meet with as many voters as he can. tom: it was standing room only where ted cruz held a town hall. the senator spoke on a wide range of issues including the relatively new topic that came up during last night' s debate, women in the u.s. draft. ted cruz:: we have had enough with political correctness, especially in the military. political correctness is dangerous. and the idea that we would draft our daughters to forcibly bring
them in close combat i think is wrong. tom: ted cruz also held a meet and greet at a restaurant in keene this afternoon. jennifer: carly fiorina hit the campaign trail today. she spoke to an overflow crowd at the yard on mammoth road. dr. ben carson also stop in manchester at the airport diner. jim gilmore visited nashua, merrimack, and wind him today. tom: tomorrow, the candidates will make their final pitches to voters right here on wmur at 5:00. at 6:00, we will visit the candidates on the campaign trail followed by a special edition of "new hampshire chronicle." and then a special program will air at 10:00 tomorrow night followed by news 9 with a complete wrapup of all the campaigning tomorrow in the snow, by the way.
jennifer: hundreds of swimmers hit the atlantic ocean in hampton beach today
for a good cause. tom: the 17th annual penguin plunge benefited the new hampshire special olympics. between yesterday' s high school plunge and today' s event, more than 1000 daring swimmers jumped in the 42-degree waters to raise more than $553,000 helping new hampshire special olympic athletes. the plungers say they do it for the cause as well as for a few bragging rights. announcer: now, your forecast. hayley: that camera was on mike haddad as he went into the water. i am sure it did not feel nice. it could have been colder for this time in february. here is a time-lapse of what happened at newfound lake today. we started with clouds and ended the day with clouds. a nice sunset probably took
southern areas of the state. look at the temperatures we
got to today. 47 in nashua. new boston, 46. durham about 44. compare that to the average high of 33 for this time in february, and that is very mild air. it was a good day to scrape the ice and snow you may have remaining on the driveway. temperatures still above at least in central and southern new hampshire. north. 28 in laconia. 29 in plymouth. with temperatures going below freezing, there could be black ice on the roadways tonight, especially the walkways and parking lots. be careful of that this evening super bowl parties. completely clear skies over the state at the moment. the clouds over northern areas have receded north. for much of the overnight, we
temperatures will drop quickly. we see this big system about to have huge impacts on new england in the next 24 hours. you see mainly rain off the coast of north carolina. as that meets up with colder air moving in across the area here, it is going to be all snow and very heavy snow. let me show you the timing. you can keep track of that. 8:00 tonight, a few passing clouds. otherwise, clear skies across the state. watch what happens when we get to 7:00 a.m., the clouds fill in. snow still south of the mass pike. when we get to noon, it is starting to creep into southern new hampshire as far north as manchester and concord by lunchtime. it will fill in south to north during the afternoon and evening. the evening commute will be the messiest with the snow coming down heavy. here is the good thing.
the heaviest snow is gone. we will be drying out. and on on tuesday. but the heaviest snow will be gone for the day on tuesday. there is a winter weather in the state except for the storm warning. southern new england areas. we are thinking one to three west you are. meredith, concord, into the keene areas. heaviest amounts in the same areas as last week, five to the eight inches at the seacoast. tonight, temperatures will fall into the 20' s. tomorrow, we don' t warm-up much. shower chances tuesday, wednesday, and thursday. s day it will be cold. tom: jason, who are you voting
announcer: now, jason king and news 9 sports. jason: it is just about game time. the broncos and the panthers will kick off super bowl 50 at the bottom of the hour. it all goes down at levi' s stadium in santa clara, california. cam newton and peyton manning, a great offense and a great defense, hopefully it' s a great game. the panthers are six-point favorites. the celtics played at home this afternoon. rajon rondo and the sacramento kings in town. first half, rondo takes it coast to coast. but the game was never really in jeopardy for boston, isaiah thomas cross court pass to avery bradley for three. he had a team-high marcus smart 25. with a great look to jared sullinger for the easy bucket. he had 21. five-point game in the fourth quarter, thomas off the screen knocks down a three. he had 22 points with nine assists. six players scored in double
that' s four straight wins and nine wins in their last 10 they are in third place in the conference. zac larraza scored two goals for wasn' t enough to lift manchester past elmira. allan mcpherson had three goals and an assist for the visitors.
jackals win 5-4. the monarchs are off until next sunday when they host wheeling. the track and field championships were held at dartmouth today. we will have results tonight at 11:00. tom: sounds good. "abc world news" is next. more news from the new hampshire campaign trail. jennifer: we will see you back here at 11:00.
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