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in the valley a slight chance of rain or snow showers in the the west coast, drying us out >> pelley: iowa shakes up the deck. >> so what a victory last night. >> pelley: iowa shakes up the deck. >> so what a victory last night. >> pelley: for the republicans, it's now a three-way race. hillary clinton barely escapes. >> i've won and i've lost. there it's a lot better to win. >> pelley: also tonight, terror in the sky. first a bang and then a fire as a jetliner rips open in flight. for the first time in this country, the zika virus is spread through sexual contact. and betting on the super bowl, even small advertisers are hoping to score big. i spent all my years believing you captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is our western edition.
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hoped. she was declared the winner of iowa's democratic caucuses by the smallest margin ever. now she faces a tougher battle against bernie sanders on his new england home turf next week. new hampshire is also where republican donald trump will be looking for a comeback, after losing to ted cruz, and barely edging out marco rubio. our campaign 2016 correspondents are on the trail, and first, we'll go to major garrett with the republicans. >> god bless the great state of new hampshire. ( applause ) so what a victory last night. ( cheers ) >> reporter: after earning most iowa caucus votes in g.o.p. history, ted cruz boasted to us he had defied the odds. >> every tv pundit on virtually every station said, "cruz can't win. there's no chance cruz is going to win iowa. it's not going to happen. it was going to be trump, trump, trump, trump, trump." ( cheers and applause ) >> reporter: but it wasn't. trump fell 6,000 votes short and
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concession speech. want to tell you something, i'm just honored. >> reporter: but today, the bombast was back. trump complained on twitter he and that he had not: "been given any credit by the voters for self-funding" his campaign, and that: "the media has not covered my long-shot great finish in iowa fairly." trump called cruz's victory speech: "long, rambling, [and] overly flamboyant." trump still holds large leads in new hampshire polls, but the race is quickly becoming a battle among trump, cruz, and iowa third-place finisher marco rubio. >> it's good to see you guys. nice to meet you. >> reporter: the florida senator says he is now in a better position to be the nominee than cruz. who is closer right now? >> i think i am, and i'll tell you why. first of all, we're one delegate apart, despite the outcome. second, i think i give us the best chance not just to unify the party-- this is important, you can't win if this party's divided-- but also to grow it. >> reporter: but rubio's newfound momentum also comes with new attacks from rivals john kasich, jeb bush, and chris christie, who also need strong showings in new hampshire to
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>> let's see if he'll answer your questions and stand up and take that, because i don't think he will. and you know why? i don't think he can. >> sometimes when people are under duress, they will react in ways they probably will regret later on, and don't take that well. >> reporter: christie finished tenth. cruz worked really hard for his victory in iowa, holding two- thirds as many events as trump, and a third more than rubio. and, scott, when you do the math, trump collected twice as many votes per iowa visit as cruz. >> pelley: worth remembering, that iowa republicans haven't picked the eventual nominee since 2000. major garrett for us tonight. major, thank you. now we go to the democrats, and here is nancy cordes. >> i am so thrilled that i'm coming to new hampshire after winning iowa. ( cheers ) >> reporter: the first woman ever to win the iowa caucuses did it by .2 of 1%. senator sanders, are you conceding the race in iowa? >> last i saw, we were four
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as i understand it, there were some precincts, actually, where delegates were won with the flip of a coin. so we want to take a look at that. >> tails! >> reporter: at least six precincts broke a tie with a coin toss. >> hillary clinton. ( cheers ) >> reporter: the large turnout, evenly split, caused challenges elsewhere, too. >> we should do a re-alignment. >> reporter: in the end, 84% of young voters under the age of 30 went for sanders, but 58% of caucus-goers were 50 and up, and they went overwhelmingly for clinton. the granite state is rockier territory for clinton. the latest cbs news battleground tracker shows sanders leading in new hampshire by 19 points. his democratic socialist message plays well with the state's large independent population. >> it sounds to me, like you're ready for a political revolution. ( cheers and applause ) >> reporter: sanders also has
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advantage here. he is from neighboring vermont, but hillary has deep ties here, too, scott. it is here that she staged a comeback eight years ago, after a stinging loss in iowa. >> pelley: nancy cordes for us tonight. nancy, thank you. two casualties of the iowa caucuses: republican mike huckabee, who won there eight years ago, did poorly last night and dropped out, and so did democrat martin o'malley. clinton picked up 22 national convention delegates in iowa, sanders 21, but that's a little misleading because clinton already has 362 super delegates, party leaders who pledged their votes to her. that brings her now to 384 or about 16% of the 2382 she needs. and after new hampshire, the polls indicate the primaries are expected to break clinton's way. on the republican side, cruz picked up eight delegates, trump and rubio, seven.
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so, far to go. john dickerson is our cbs newske political director and anchor of "face the nation." well, john, as we just heard, what a difference an election makes. tell me, how is the race changed? what's the new framework? >> reporter: well, we've been talking about this race in terms of the establishment versus the outsider. but we should maybe look at it in terms of the ideology versus electability. if you look at the entrance polls in iowa, those who were asked, "who shares your values?" overwhelmingly they went for ted cruz. when people were asked, "who do you think can win in november?" the large share went to marco rubio. so going into new hampshire, ted cruz is saying "i'm the true consistent conservative, the keeper of the flame, rally to my light." marco rubio is saying "i can beat hillary clinton." >> pelley: it's a question of ideology and electability... tell me, where does this go from here? >> reporter: well, marco rubio did well in iowa, in part because he did better than expectations.
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the top tier, he is the alternative to cruz and trump, those expectations are very high. so he would have to do very well in new hampshire, which is a less-ideological state. of course, he has new competitors there in bush, christie, and kasich, all of whom want to drag him down, and, of course, there is still the roiling fight that will continue between ted uz and donald trump. >> pelley: john dickerson. "face the nation." john, thanks so much. now, in another important story tonight, health officials have confirmed the first transmission of the zika virus in the united states. a person in dallas was infected after sex with a partner who had been in venezuela, where zika is epidemic. it's usually transmitted by mosquitoes, and it's suspected of causing devastating birth
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pettitte: >> a very preliminary determination of the cause of death is stabbing. >> reporter: eisenhower is a former high school track star. according to police documents, he first told investigators, "i believe the truth can set me free." 13-year-old lovell, who had survived a liver transplant, was last seen at her mother's blacksburg, virginia, home last wednesday. her body was discovered saturday, lying on a road in north carolina. lovell's father, david, and her step-mother, terri, stayed in touch with the teen through social media but they were concerned about her activities on some web sites where the family believes she ultimately met her accused killer. were you aware that she was active on these teen flirt sites? >> we knew that there were some issues at one time with her on these sites, and we addressed them, and i guess we didn't do enough. >> reporter: the suspects are being held at this jail without bond. they have not yet entered a
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captioning sponsored by cbs coverage you can count on" gov. sandoval "unemployment is too high, and so that's a big priority for me." governor brian sandoval says he has a lot more work to do during his final three years in office -- from the economy to education. that is tonight's channel two news big story at 6-30. as you know -- governor sandoval's 7-point-3 billion dollar budget passed the state legislature back in june. good evening, i'm kristen remington. and i'm landon miller, thank you for joining us tonight. that included about 1-point-1 billion dollars of tax increases for educational programs that are now in place. paul nelson talked one-on-one with the governor today about how things are looking for the silver state. paul? he's pretty optimistic, landon -- especially with the improvement in our state over the past five years. the governor says he expects that
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