United States health officials delivered a clear message Tuesday: "is very much under control in the USA." He is scheduled to address the nation again tonight. This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley.
Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg Face Debate Attacks
In a chaotic CBS debate in South Carolina, candidates of all stripes attacked Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders as he continues to pull away from the pack. He faced questions about his praise for educational advancements in Cuba under the Castro regime and the cost of his domestic policy proposals. Former New York City Mike Bloomberg once again faced criticism for his comments toward women. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren accused him of telling an employee to terminate her pregnancy, which Bloomberg denies. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, demographics and culture correspondent Juana Summers, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson.
Candidates Jockey For Position As Sanders Alternative Ahead of Tuesday Debate
Moderate presidential hopefuls face a collective action problem—each wants to see voters rally behind one alternative to Bernie Sanders, but (so far) none are willing to quit the race in order to make it happen. And while Joe Biden was once the uncontested front-runner in South Carolina, lavish spending by Tom Steyer and an uptick in attention from the Sanders campaign means that Biden's chances aren't what they once were. This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, senior political editor-correspondents Domenico Montanaro and Ron Elving.
Bernie Sanders Projected to Win Nevada Caucus
Senator Bernie Sanders is the projected winner of the Nevada caucus, according the Associated Press. "In Nevada, we have just put together a multi-generational, multiracial coalition, which is going to not only win in Nevada, it's going to sweep this country," Sanders boasted at a rally in San Antonio, Texas, shortly after news outlets reported his caucus win. Former South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg warned that nominating Sanders could cost Democrats seats in down-ticket races. This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, campaign correspondents Asma Khalid and Scott Detrow.
Weekly Roundup: Friday, February 21
As Nevada prepares for tomorrow's caucus, state party officials express confidence that it will run more smoothly than Iowa's caucus. Also, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has prioritized engaging Latino voters in the state and that effort appears to be paying off with younger voters there. This episode: congressional correspondent Scott Detrow and political reporters Claudia Grisales and Miles Parks.