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is implicated in the poisoning death of a former spy. >> are your donation to support veterans or politicians reaching the people you want to help? cbs news investigates. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. we got snow on top of the ice. you start sliding. you can't get it going any more. >> yep. that's is the road. >> very trous. the presidential motorcade slipped on snow-covered roads. >> we have a full fledged snowstorm developing so 1 to 2 feet total here in this area in blue. >> our candidate is ballsy enough to get out there and put those issues on the table! >> sarah palin is heading the trail with donald trump. >> we are going to have win after win after win. you people are going to get sick and tired of winning! >> struggling in new hampshire. hillary clinton using an image of trump's and palin hoping to
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>> british judge says vladimir putin probably played a role in the killing of a russian spy ten years ago. >> anger over the water crisis in michigan is showing no signs of easing. >> a full accounting needs to happen to determine how this happened. >> the world financial markets, falling oil prices bring stacks down. the dow fell more than 550 points. >> history made in the nfl. buffalo bills have hired kathryn smith, the first female full-time kobe koch. >> all that. >> the unique way of playing basketball. a ball bounced off his face. >> valentine's day is coming up. white castle is taking reservation. >> perfect way to sell the person you love that you don't. >> all that matters. >> she is going to issue a pardon and she is going to pardon herself. >> republicans taking him at hillary clinton over e-mails. >> you notice how positive she is about the president?
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the krink, that's why. >> trump admitted has given me so much material to make jokes about. nobody compares to the original material girl! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places! welcome to "cbs this morning." a major winter storm threatens to wallop millions in the east with blizzard conditions. heavy snow willl start falling tonight. washington, d.c. could see up to two feet. philadelphia, new york, and boston will also be hit. >> the nation's capital and nearby areas got a preview last night about an inch of snow caught people off-guard, causing cars to slide in the snow. the gridlock continues this morning. drivers are stuck in backups and caused by those icy conditions
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national mall with the outlook of the next big punch. >> reporter: good morning. some people spent six, even eight hours in their cars and others stuck overnight and had to sleep in their cars. th a we are waiting up to two feet to come to the national mall. all it took last night was about, oh, an eighth tenth of an inch of snow to paralyze the region. car crashes. slick streets. and crowded roads. made driving nearly impossible in washington, d.c. last night. gridlocking roads until after midnight. more than 160 accidents in the area turned the nation's capital into a mess. >> i thought that i was going to make it up the hill and then i realized a lot of other people thought the same thing, and here we are. >> reporter: cars that weren't
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sliding, were left stranded. >> that's the road. therare people stuck everywhere. >> reporter: less than an inch and a half of snow was enough to turn quick commutes into marathon trips to nowhere. >> as you can see, they didn't treat the roads and this is what i'm dealing with. >> reporter: major highways were brought to a standstill as frustrated drivers were angry. the region was unprepared for light snow! >> the traffic, i've been in traffic three hours to get home. ridiculous. i don't understand why they didn't prepare. >> it's been like this for about an hour now. >> reporter: even president obama couldn't escape the severe weather. his motorcade skidded and slogged its way through traffic along with the rest of d.c. commuters. the mayor's office admitted this storm, before the storm, caught the district off-guard. late last night, the city launched an additional 100 salt trucks to help clear roads. school districts across the region are either delayed or canceled morning.
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d.c.'s mayor is expected at a press conference to talk about storm preparations later today. you can bet she is going to get some tough questions. >> we feel your pain there. thank you, kris. snow and freezing rain in tennessee created icy roads. police responded to several crashes along major highways yesterday. drivers were stuck with their wheels spinning in cunningkentucky. plows are busy after several inches of snow fell there. school is closed and kids like that. more snow is on the way. lonnie quick, our meteorologist -- lonnie quick. >> i will be quick! >> all right, mr. quinn! >>. >> now i'm down to 45 seconds for this cap. let's get to the watches and warnings. a wig swath from arkansas all the way into new jersey and look at this. a blizzard watch in effect for the d.c. area. also for new york city out to
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storm right now, just not very impressive looking but, today, is the key day in the formation of this storm because, today is the day it drops down to the gulf of mexico and gathers that moisture and pushes up to the northeast. now, you got to be careful in north carolina because if this pushes through it's going to be dropping down a lot of ice and then turns to snow as it goes further to the north. snowfall totals are still pretty darn impressive with this thing. i think the bull's-eye is washington, d.c. you can see a foot of snow outside of new york city into portions of virginia and west virginia and the bull's-eye, again, with a foot to two feet of snow and maybe more than that around washington, d.c. into virginia and into west virginia. i don't know if there is a rivalry between the university of virginia and charlottesville. >> the latest presidential poll finds donald trump's main rival is gaining support in new hampshire. trump holds a commanding 20-point lead over the field but
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the poll shows ted cruz is now in second place. he has moved ahead of jeb bush and marco rubio who is tied for third. major garrett in washington is following the top gop candidates. >> reporter: good morning. let's talk about the republican machine you've heard so much about. it's sputtering. how do we know? donald trump and ted cruz continue to dominate the gop race. to stay ahead, both have to ridicule the establishment, the machine at every turn. but, lately, these lines are blurring and that means cruz must denounce anyone who backs trump as an establishment toty. anyone that is, not named sarah palin. >> even today, the gop machine, they are attacking their own front-runner. >> reporter: sarah palin hit the road with donald trump on wednesday aiming to fortify the front-runner's conservative credential. >> our candidate is ballsy enough to get out there and put those issues on the table! >> reporter: each as palin soaked up cheers and pulse that she spoke openly about pain within her family.
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>> reporter: palin's oldest son track, an iraq war veteran, was arrested on domestic violence and weapons charges earlier this week. palin linked the assault to post-traumatic stress and used the moment to take a shot at president obama. >> my son, like so many others, they come back a bit different. they come back hardened. it starts from the top. the question, though, that comes from our own president, where they have to look at him and wonder do you know what we go through? >> reporter: republican elder statesmen bob dole, the 1996 presidential nominee, also signaled a preference for trump, especially if the only other alternative was cruz. i question his allegiance to the party, dole said about cruz. nobody likes him. cruz dismissed dole's comments as establishment criticism. >> hello, everybody. wow! >> reporter: a sign they are ditching other candidates for trump. >> right now, the washington establishment is abandoning marco rubio. it may be assessment that marco can't win this race and the washington establishment is
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trump. >> reporter: in iowa and new hampshire republican voters haven't chosen a candidate. a new poll shows half republicans are still making up their minds. these votes could be up for grabs like john kasich and chris christie who both believe if they finish a strong second in new hampshire they will attract the momentum and media attention necessary to incredibly chase the nomination. >> thank you. the democrats are fighting over the party establishment this morning. polls show bernie sanders gaining ground against hillary clinton. nancy cordes is in des moines, iowa. where sanders is putting new pressure on clinton. >> reporter: we have reached the point in this campaign where the smallest slight can become a campaign issue. last night here in iowa, hillary clinton took umbridge at a stray comment from bernie sanders and
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>> i was somewhat confused when senator sanders said human rights campaign is part of the establishment. i wish it were. i wish we weren't fighting all the time to protect women's rights and to protect women's health. >> reporter: clinton was responding to sanders who said this when asked why planned parenthood endorsed her, not him. >> hillary clinton has been around there for a very, very long time. it's from these groups are, in fact, part of the establishment. >> reporter: sanders is trying to position himself as an clinton camp says he is too far outside. >> i think the term socialist doesn't make it easier to win. >> reporter: kentucky governor argued wednesday that putting a ticket would hurt democrats down the ballot in november. new york congressman steve israel. >> a place to carry the socialist barn. no question about it. i'm not particularly concerned that in certain districts the banner you want to parade it.
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>> reporter: clinton backers said his past positions would make sanders an easy target to republicans. in the '70s, sanders favored 100% tax on income over a million dollars. at the cbs debate, sanders joked he has backed off that position -- a bit. >> we haven't come up with an exact number yet but not be as high as the number under dwight d. eisenhower which was under 90% but i'm not that shmuch of a eisenhower. >> polls show sanders would do better against top republicans this clinton were. her team argues that is just because she is the one taking all of the incoming fire from republicans, a sign, they argue, the republicans still view her as a tougher opponent in the fall. >> nancy, thanks. a british judge this morning, said russia's president likely approved the killing of a
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a new report said alexander litvinenko died in london after drinking poisonous tea in 2006. charlie d'agata is in london with more. >> reporter: alexandra litvinenko was deliberately poisoned and assassinated was never in question but this goes further and says his killers must have taken orders from the top, meaning president putin's russia, that can only be one man. on his death bed, he told his wife, putin did it. this morning, almost a decade after his murder, judge robert owen confirmed rusch's secret service fsb and putin were likely to blame. >> the fsb to kill mr. lit vennen ko was probably approved mr. kovtun head of the fsb and also by president putin.
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>> reporter: the former agents fled to britain in 2000 having become an outspoken critic of vladimir putin and his inner circle. this hotel in 2006 he met two russian com raids for tea who allegedly slipped peja stojakovic into his sea point. andrei lugovoi and dmitry kovtun are back in russia. litvinenko became deadly ill. he was poisoned by an highly reactive and toxic poison. the two suspects they are still trying to extradite. they found it was the second time they tried to poison litvinenko. >> michigan's governor is under fire after null released e-mails about the lead water crisis in flint. under pressure, governor rick snyder's office released
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hundreds of pages yesterday. in one e-mail his then chief of staff writes of the toxic water, i can't figure out why the state is responsible. tests have shown dozens of children with elevated lead levels. adriana diaz is in flint with an inside look at the response to the contamination. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the governor released 274 pages of e-mails and documents late wednesday. one by an aide said that other state official are worried about people in flint turning this issue into a political football. but these e-mails don't change the reality for the people living here. they can't drink the tap water and depend on bottled water to survive. in september 25th e-mail to governor snyder, his chief of staff ro the real responsibilities rests with the county, city, and kwa referring to a water authority. he continued and since the issue here is of the health of citizens and their children we are taking a pro active approach.
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days after that e-mail the governor announced the severity of the city's water problem after he he said he received confirmation of lead contamination. are these e-mails enough? >> no. >> reporter: this man lost re-election in november. >> too little here to tell. this is missing a whole year and it's missing all of the key public officials of the state level who were involved. >> reporter: when flint started drawing water from the flint river in 2014, the improperly treated water stripped lead from pipes. the city stopped tapping into the flint fliver october and lead levels have gone down but during an interview yesterday with scott pelley, governor current lead levels are. >> what is the number? >> i don't have the number at the time top of my head of the very latest data. and it varies by points in the city. >> i would think the governor of michigan would have the numbers at the top of his mind right now. >> until they are in a range that is considered safe, i don't
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actually want to get into the issue of by zip code or by street. >> reporter: president obama addressed the crisis in an interview for this weekend's sunday morning program. >> once people figured out that there was a problem there and there was lead in the water, the notion that immediately families weren't notified, things weren't shut down, that shouldn't happen anywhere. >> reporter: every single person we have spoken to here says that what they want is brand-new pipes. until then, this remains flint's cleanest water source. >> you can see lee cowen's full interview with president obama this weekend on "sunday morning" on cbs. thousands of students in detroit plan to be back in school today. a massive teachers sick-out on wednesday caused the schools to close.
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the protests over lower pay and run-down buildings. omar villafranca it at a detroit school for what is at sake in this fight. >> reporter: good morning. several buildings here at spain elementary school are closed because part of the campus is falling apart. let me show you what we are talking about. on the outside of the building you can see the tiles falling off the building in several spots. on the inside, teachers tell us it's much worse. >> stand up! stand up! >> reporter: detroit teachers ditched school on wednesday to protest in the bitter cold. >> fight back! >> reporter: part of a widespread sick-out that forced all of the schools across the city to shut down. >> report cards come out on friday and many things have to be done right now. but, at the moment, i have to take a stand. >> reporter: monica tyson teaches elementary and middle school students. >> we have rodent issues and many different things.
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>> reporter: these images show deplorable conditions at some schools. damage on the floors and ceilings. one classroom even had mushrooms growing out of the wall! cbs news toured an elementary school where a leaky roof caused the gym floor to buckle. this isn't the first sick-out here in detroit this year. but it's the largest so far. affecting parents like mrs. murray. >> it can be frustrating but i can't imagine how frustrating it is for the teachers. >> reporter: the state toooo control of detroit's public schools in 2009 which are more than 50000 in debt. the state employed a state manager to run the system. on wednesday, the school district filed a lawsuit requesting an injunction to bring teachers back to work. >> instead of filing an injunction, let's just sit down and have a conversation. instead of pushing the teachers,
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this out together. >> reporter: teacher groups are meeting today to talk about what they want to do. but we are told more sick-outs are planned. >> omar, thank you. we investigate the political action committee donald trump's campaign doesn't want raising
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rest of the weekend. there is a look at our raleigh skycam. we did have a little bit of ice develop over the last couple of days with our very cold temperatures. that is our lovingly called fountain mountain there. sort of a precursor of twhoos come. we have a winter storm warning that goes into effect tonight. -- of what is to come. 2 to 4 inches of snow and sleet possible, 1/2 inch to 1/4 inch of ice which does cause power outages. east of raleigh, not as much of an impact. a winter weather advisory in effect there and, of course, we could see as much as an inch of snow and sleet and about 1/10 of an inch of ice which should not cause as much trouble. our temperatures this morning from 23 in roxboro to 32 in goldsboro. still, today remains nice and quiet. it will be partly cloudy with a high of 43678 the wintry weather begins tonight as some snow and sleet changing over it freezing rain which will create
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a glaze of ice. a high in the triangle of 33. it may change back to snow on saturday with a high of 34. governor pat mccrory is getting ready to talk about how nter weather. he is having a news conference this morning at 10:30 and we will carry that live on wral tv and on two people indicted in the death of a chapel hill toddler have court appearances today. they are charged with murdering 1-year-old malia williams. the child was shot outside an apartment on christmas day. police police say shots were fired from a moving car and hit williams in the head. we have an accident block eggcuple of lanes of inbound capital boulevard at the 440 westbound ramp. traffic is able to get by. it looks like they are able to move that over to the right
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some delays as you come in from the highwoods boulevard area. the shoulder is closed on 85 south just to the south of exit 202. more local news, weather and traffic and an update on
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this election is on track to break all spending records. it could likely cost several billion dollars by the end of last year, presidential campaigns and outside groups supporting them raised more than $600 million. between the candidates, super pacs and other committees, that number is going to explode. funded in part from donors. but with all of those groups asking for money, it can be confusing. julianna goldman is in washington with a cbs news
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it's important for donors to do their homework. >> reporter: behind every political solicitation, there is an entire industry of consultants who hunt for donors but times they few vars actually make it to specific candidates. now this technically isn't illegal because, believe it or not no law is requiring pacs to spend money on election reason related purposes. >> a lot of people were older. >> reporter: kristina and c.j were paid. >> whatever the number, whatever you felt like you could work out of them. >> reporter: they worked for this milwaukee-based telemarketing firm called american liberty group. public records show it was paeds 400,000 by a political action committee called conservative strike force. zubic said one donor said he was supervisor for guidance. >> why didn't you tell him this is an opportunity to give one big last donation. >> reporter: give one last big
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donation before he dies? >> yes. >> reporter: american liberty also solicited money from veterans on behalf of conservative strike force. cbs news obtained this script saying, can strikeforce count on your support of our veterans during these important times? but we couldn't find any money going to veterans causes. we looked at federal records and found since 2011, conservative strike strikeforce and other pacs raised over $33 million large from republican retirees but only 8% went to the causes they claimed to support. the rest went to a group of companies who used those donations to make more money. is it a scam? >> oh, no question. you just can't say an organization out there that is spending 95% of its money just to raise more money and never has any intention of doing the things it's telling the people that it's talking to that it will do, you can't call that anything else. >> reporter: former virginia attorney general ken cuccinelli was the 2012 republican
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candidate for governor. conservative strike force used his name in the fund-raising pitches without his approval. he said they made false promises to voters so he sued them. >> they listed four things. they didn't do any of those things. >> reporter: so when donors give to conservative strikeforce, where does the money go? the pac, as well as six others have the same treasurer. a man named scott mckenzie and have the same address 37. p.o. bochltx 806 at this u.p.s. store. mackenzie is paid to be the treasurer of all of these different pacs. >> reporter: mackenzie wouldn't speak on camera and says he doesn't have any current ties to the vendors. he says as treasurer for a total of 25 pacs, he takes all of the heat for decisions that other people make.
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already in this election cycle, donald trump asked mackenzie to shut down his unauthorized group patriots for trump. mackenzie said he will imy. in the meantime this former telemarketer in milwaukee had some advice. >> don't give anything over the phone phone. if you want to support something, go to the website of that organization you want to support and, and i'm sorry. i'm sorry for my part in that. >> reporter: kristina and c.j. both felt because they felt uncomfortable with what was happening. we asked mackenzie about the causes for veteran causes and said they were test calls and no money was raised. kristina verified payments but doesn't remember how much. already in 2016 some of mackenzie pacs have report spending hundreds of thousands of dollars largely from contacting voters across the country. >> wow. kite an investigation. really disturbing. did you find, are these limited to conservatives or does this also happen on the left too? >> reporter: while these kind of
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scams are most prevalent on the right it's not limited to conservative causes. bernie sanders campaign sent a cease and desist letter to a man running an attack and running sanders campaign and that man is connected to eight other pacs. a family connection to the white house will not land one very high profile graduation speaker.
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down a request to speak. >> malia asked me and i said, no. i can't get up there and talk. >> malia is a senior. the 17-year-old is expected to start college in the fall. it has not been released, no word yet on where she is going. i think it's touching to hear him say. he's a father who loves his daughter very much. >> absolutely. >> microphones pick up everything, don't they? he is just having a conversation at a table. >> nice to hear republican the buffalo bills are making history with a new assistant coach. a look at the first woman to coach full-time in the nfl is ahead on "cbs this morning." i dont t wit unntieep c der r i reat i dy e toere'rvon
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good morning. i have a look at your top local stories and the big story this morning is the weather. governor pat mcyeary holds a winter weather news conference later this morning to talk about how the state is preparing. it is scheduled for 10:30 at the north carolina emergency
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operations center in raleigh. wral tv will carry it live on the air here on television and also live on let's get right over to elizabeth with the latest thinking about what is going to happen tomorrow. >> we have some snow that came through last night in roxboro that is just lying around on the ground waiting for more. roxboro is an area that could see 3 to 5 inches of snow out of this system that begins late tonight an continues friday and even into saturday. we take a look at some of the warnings. this is our winter storm warning. 2 to 4 inches of snow again, probably up to 5 near the virginia line. after that t switches over to the icing potential which is 1/4 to 1/2 inch. if we get that much ice, we will have power outages and that could be at your house so do be prepared for that. along and east. i-95, we are under a winter weather advisory. lesser amounts of both snow and ice and some rain which could kaws flooding -- cause flooding over the next few
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days. town by town, 32 in golds brovment our high this afternoon, 43 under partly cloudy sky. -- 32 in goldsboro. the precipitation begins tonight and will be with us most of the day tomorrow and changing to snow on saturday. >> we are following a big traffic problem right now in durr lamb on the southbound side of durham feway. aven. can you see an accident blocking left land between fayetteville street and alston. this is leading to very big southbound delays. sensors indicate the backups begin around fulton street on the southbound side of the freeway. expect big backups if you strict to the freeway or you might consider hopping over to main street and come downtown that way. let's check in on 440 at capital boulevard. we had an earlier accident on the inbound side of capital boulevard there at 440. that is cleared up but we are still seeing some heavy delays on 440 westbound. clacking traffic around the triangle because of the sun. we are seeing sun glare delays. consider using 54 as a
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goodality in the route. we are getting another round of winter weather very likely tomorrow and coming up next on fox 50, wait until you see what is about to slam our neighbors
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stay with us. it is thursday, january 21st, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including macy's new discount strategy. mellody hobson shows us how department stores are under intense pressure to change. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00.
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some people were stuck overnight and all it took was about, oh, 0.8 of snow. >> big swath from arkansas all the way into new jersey. look at this pap blizzard watch in effect for the d.c. area. >> donald trump and ted cruz continue to dominate the gop race. to stay ahead both have to ridicule the establishment at every turn. >> hillary clinton took umbrage to bernie sanders relate to women. >> alexander litvinenko was assassinated and this says the orders must have come from the top. >> the e-mails don't change the reality for the people living here. >> behind every political solicitation an entire industry of consultants who hunt for donors but sometimes very few dollars make it to specific candidates. we are identifying another planet. sort of like an indication we really don't know everything there is to know about our solar system.
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>> a crazy new report by 2050, the world's oceans will contain more plastic fish than dump. so next time you get dumped, remember there is more fish. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by liberty mutual insurance. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. a major snowstorm forming this morning could cripple parts of the mid-atlantic region. snow will start falling in some areas tonight and last through sunday. washington and surrounding areas will face the brunt of the storm with blizzard conditions. up to 24 inches of snow is forecast for the capital. the same goes for philadelphia. new york could see 12 inches. and boston is preparing for 6 inches. >> got to get ready. an inch of snow last night fell on washington and surprised many drivers there. cars just gliding on the icy roads. drivers expressed frustration that the city was not better
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the effects of that snowfall continue this morning with gridlock in the morning commute. donald trump and ted cruz are fighting to be the anti-establishment candidate. this morning, cruz says the establishment is turning to trump. cruz campaigns today in new hampshire where the latest poll shows him 20 points behind trump. the texas senator said if trump is elected he will be another republican cutting deal for democrats. >> i'm a christian, first. i'm an american, second. i'm a conservative, third. i'm a republican, fourth. the problem are republican leadership is that they make deals on everything. they surrendert the outset and they stand for nothing. and mr. trump pitch to the washington establishment is he's a deal maker. mr. trump is welcoming the support of the washington establishment. >> campaigning in iowa, trump said cruz did not fully report that he took out loans to run for the senate in 2012. trump said voters could not trust cruz to go after big banks. >> he borrowed money from goldman sachs and he borrowed
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he never put it in his personal financial disclosure form. that is a big no-no! and now he is going to go after goldman sachs? it doesn't work that way. goldman sachs own him. remember that, folks, they own him. he said with the loans, oh! i didn't know that. smart guy. he doesn't know that? yeah. that's worse than hillary when you think about it. >> always an interesting take. later in the day, donald trump campaigns with sarah palin in oklahoma. hillary clinton reacted to palin's endorsement of trump and rallying her supporters on facebook posted this. the former vice presidential candidate answered to the former secretary of state with her own facebook post. she said this.
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there is jabs, guys, back and forth. hillary clinton made a "saturday night live" joke, which i'm thinking i can't wait to see. they must have tina fey on speed dial. i can't wait until saturday nichlt night. the latest poll in iowa shows bernie sanders within two points of clinton and she is launching new attacks after sanders dismissed endorsements of clinton and planned parenthood and the human rights campaign. he said some of these attacks are part of the clinton establishment. >> clinton said on wednesday she wished that was true. she criticized sanders medicare for all health insurance plans to replace obamacare. >> senator sanders cares deeply about covering people but he wants to start all over again. we can get to universal coverage. i mean, i remember enough of the arithmetic i learned. easy to get from 90% of conch and 0% than starting over and going from zero to a hundred.
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>> the democratic candidates will appear monday at a town hall in iowa. it comes one week before the first in the nation's caucuses. in snowy buffalo, the bills this morning. they have hired the first woman to be a full-time nfl coach. her name is kathryn smith and she will help the bills kicking and kick receiving teams prepare for each week's game. bills head coach rex ryan says ready. elaine quijano of our digital network cbsn has details of this ground breaking move. >> reporter: kathryn smith worked for the new york jets for more than a decade, but it's her new official title that has everyone talking. historically, the nfl coaching ranks have been one of the biggest boys club on the block. but the buffalo bills are changing that. late wednesday, the bills announced that they had promoted kathryn smith to quality control special teams coach and making her the first full-time female
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the league's newest coach has been around front offices for years. the 30-year-old began her nfl career as an intern with the new york jets in 2003. four years later, smith was promoted to player personnel assistant and in 2014 named assistant to then head coach rex ryan. smith followed rex ryan to buffalo after he took the head coaching job with the bills last year. ryan said he consulted with arizona cardinals head coach bruce arians whose team made history themselves this past july. >> i'm very, very excited to have coach jen welter join our staff. >> reporter: the cardinals hired jen welter as a linebackers coaching intern in preseason. the first woman to hold a coaching position in the nfl. >> i could not have dreamed big enough to imagine that this day would ever come. now it sets the stage that it could be a dream for other girls growing up. >> reporter: smith wasn't made
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available to the media last night. according to a team spokesperson, she may address reporters about her new role sometime after next month's super bowl. >> i can't wait. >> congratulations to her! big deal. >> very big deal, indeed. >> go, kathryn smith. thank you, elaine. we are counting down to spol super bowl 50. have you heard it's on cbs? jim nantz and phil simms will bring you the action from santa clara stadium sunday, february 7th on cbs. macy's is launching gnaw inging a new
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tune into the "cbs evening news" here are your top stories for the morning. governor mccrory gets together with the news media this morning to talk about the winter system moving our way. the news briefing is set for 10:30 this morning. north carolina emergency
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wral will carry it live on the air and on >> in other news, grief counselors are on and hat two schools in harnett county. they are returning there after two teenages were killed in a hit and run crash as students rush there. a 13-year-old an 16-year-old guide. time for a look at the forecast. everybody wants to know what is going to happen tomorrow. >> that's right. we'll be talking a whole lot about it on our news newscast on wral as well as this evening with greg fishel. let's talk about right now. this is early out ahead of our system. today, for the most part, will be partly cloudy and nice and quiet. the precipitation begins after midnight and before sunrise tomorrow. a good bit of the viewing area under a winter storm warning
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that is where we could see 2 to 4-inched of snow or sleet combined. that could cause power outages and certainly some slick roads. winter weather advisory from i- 95 eastward for just an inch of snow and sleet and about 1/10 of an inch of snow or ice which could bring much less impact but could bring heavy rain to eastern north carolina. our temperature in south hill is 28. 30 in roxboro. 32 in goldsboro. temperatures warn up to the low 40s this afternoon. our high friday, 33. >> thank you. we want to show you an update on the accident in durham. some good news there. an earlier crash on the southbound side of the durham friday just before alston avenue has cleared up and traffic is flowing through there but we still have pretty heavy residual delays on the southbound side of the freeway leaving i-58 heading back towards downtown durham.
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allow some extra time there. consider using main sleet as an alternate route. also seeing some heavy onlooker delays on the northbound side persisting from alexander up towards mangam street. dot trucks are rolling. power crews are in place. winter weather preps are under way in the triangle. the winter weather is wreaking havoc up north. overnight snow caused lingering issues for the morning commute. how other states are deal with
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