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Tears. jeers and long lines on Election Day

Tuesday, November 08, 2016 - 01:37

After a long and bruising campaign, Americans finally head to the polls to vote for their next president. Will it be Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump? Linda So reports.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump booed by jeering crowds as he arrives to vote in New York City. Inside the polling place, he was greeted by supporters and took a minute to buy cookies from kids having a bake sale. SOUNDBITE: REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE DONALD TRUMP, SAYING: "Well we want to win, we do want to win." Trump was joined by his wife Melania and daughter Ivanka as he cast his ballot. His running mate Mike Pence voted with his wife at a polling place in Indiana where he serves as governor. Earlier in the day, Democratic rival Hillary Clinton cast her vote with her husband Bill Clinton at an elementary school near her home in Chappaqua, New York. SOUNDBITE: DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE HILLARY CLINTON, SAYING: "I'll do the very best I can if I'm fortunate enough to win today." Clinton's running mate Tim Kaine hopped on a plane for New York after he voted early in the morning in his home state of Virginia. Both Trump and Clinton will hold their election night parties in New York City, about a mile apart from each other. Americans finally getting their say as to who will occupy the White House next. And an important moment for many voters after a long and bruising campaign. SOUNDBITE: , TRUMP SUPPORTER, SAYING: "Everything has just gone to hell in a hand basket. We gave Obama a chance to get things straightened around and he didn't seem to do all that great of a job. So let's see what Donald can do." SOUNDBITE: KATE FLAHERTY, CLINTON SUPPORTER, SAYING: "Now she's the first female, just really excited for women everywhere." Voter turnout has been high with long lines reported across the country.

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Tears. jeers and long lines on Election Day

Tuesday, November 08, 2016 - 01:37