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Jon Batiste to sing for Macron at Biden's 1st state dinner

The White House says singer Jon Batiste has been chosen to perform at Thursday's state dinner that will highlight long-standing ties between the United States and France.

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of new york, i pronounce that they are husband and wife. you may kiss the bride. >> your wedding was seen by an astonishing number of people. 16 and 19 million viewers. how do you account for that kind of popularity? >> oh, i can't. i can't. the way it's grown is just amazing to me. >> it did appear in the '80s that it was a good time for daytime soap operas, especially for a show like "general hospital" which had that huge success with luke and laura's wedding. >> i remember when luke and laura got married because it was nighttime newsworthy. >> the soap opera discovers the blockbuster mentality, the sweeps month mentality. like, what can we do to get even more people watching? you have a wedding. you have a kidnapping. you have an evil twin. and primetime stole from daytime. >> after "dallas" proved that ewing oil was better than real oil for cbs, the networks rushed

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to, to ensure a safe environment for our family. so that is definitely put a pause on our ability to return to texas. an indefinite pause. but i will say that even though we have left, we have not left of the fight. this is our home, this is all we've ever known, this is where our community and family and our heart is. so we cannot go back immediately. but we will fight until we can. >> i definitely do want to highlight that, right? just because, at the federal level and in state level, it doesn't seem like progress has been made, on the ground, people like you and know are making a difference. i do want to underscore that. you are protecting your family, you are protecting noah at a time where just the media environment is incredibly hostile. you have people like tucker carlsen, people on tiktok, a bunch of social media accounts doubling down. what words of advice would you

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government to provide for the security for the people of this state. we have invested and doing so but doubling down now with the particular probably tomorrow. trey: joining us now is leader from great state of south carolina tim scott. little known fact, your mother wanted you to be preacher, i wanted you to run for governor, you ended up in senate with 60 something percent of the vote a couple weeks ago. i have forgiven you, but i'm not sure your mom has. you are a leader, what are you looking for in other leaders? what are the qualities you want to see. >> thank you, trey. i hope that everyone had a happy thanksgiving. faith in the future giving us power in the present. if we're looking for leadership we want

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and advocate for their kids. my next guest, katie, is one of those parents. she and her son, noah, left texas after republican governor greg abbott pushed to investigate the parents of transgender youth in his state. their story is the subject of the new nbc out documentary called dear noah, pages from a family diary. >> and the battle for, a centrally, and noah's right to exist as a trans person in the state of texas has been absolutely and devastating on me. i've gained easily 70 pounds in the last year and a half. i have a hard time sleeping for the first time in my life. it's very, very scary. >> in katie joins me now. katie, thank you so much for being with me tonight. i first want to thank you for having the courage to speak out. i don't think it's easy. i don't think it's expected. i just want to thank you because i think it is helping

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with gold with billions of dollars for iran to become a threshold nuclear state, it should work the opposite. >> do you think that administration in israel headed by lapides had been effective in confronts iran. >> no, i think that they give lip service to the opposition to the upcoming nuclear deal because the majority of public is against it. the way that you galvanize this opposition to go to the u.n., and draw a red line to u.s. congress, which i did, it was a very difficult decision to go to joint session of congress and oppose policies of a sitting president, where the u.s. is our ally was not an easy thing to do, i wrote about that in my book of memoirs, i said when you have a regime that is openly

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achieved success and popularity. what does it take to be effective in government at the state level. >> look it is hard work. it is very well crafted. it is team work. making sure at the end of the day people come first, not about the government. we're not here to solve your problems, i champion that live for your die spirit, we're here to create as many doors of opportunity for you, your business orchid your kids, you choose what doe you want to go through and empower folks to make decisions for themselves and give them options, not saying we'll be top down, do it my way government. we champion our town meetings and our school boards and plans boards. >> you work across the aisle. many of our proposals get

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health care? what about but gaming rights, what about land rights, what about environmental regulation? if we are just the racial group, what racial group in the u.s. has its own court, its own land base, its own government, its own elections like tribes do? >> rebecca, thank you so much. there is so much more to unpack there but thank you for grounding us in the importance of this case. i really appreciate. it >> thank you so much for having me. >> of course. coming up, in the face of conservative fueled hate, a mother moves with her family a mile -- 1000 miles from texas to a state dealing with his own tragedy. strike at any time. think you're not at risk? wake up. because shingles could wake up in you. if you're over 50, talk to your doctor or pharmacist about shingles prevention. ♪ ♪ well would you look at that? ♪ ♪ jerry, you've got to see this. seen it. trust me, after 15 walks it gets a little old. i really should be retired by now.

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democrat support, and republican support. and so you are able to work as a team, look at what is best for the state and the country. there is still partisan deneed,divide. when we came across the pandemic we kept our schools and the businesses open, that was difference in leadership among blue states and red states, proud of what we did here in arkansas in teaming keep keeping everything open. >> i rap for years ago -- ran 4 years ago, i first worked in office. i ran i said people deserve to have a good school for their kid, deserve to have a good job and deserve to have a safe neighborhood, one of primary of functions of

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and we are going to do this moving from humanity. that's how we will differentiate ourselves from the republican party. that is the winning bid for the electorate that showed itself in the 2022 midterms. >> i hope that democrats are listening right now and are typing what you just said. fernand, does the message that maria just laid out, does that message resonate with latino voters in florida, in governor desantis's florida? this is a state, obviously, where there are millions of latinos and descendants of that immigrants, millions of cuban americans, which i mentioned because there is an unprecedented number of cubans that are seeking asylum the same way that your family and my family did. and yet you have, as we know, a block of latinos in florida that don't seem to go into that. can they? is there a way for maria's message to get to them? >> unfortunately, i do not

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