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>> thank you! >> pelley: one taste of victory, and trump is hooked. >> will you win south carolina. >> oh, i'm going to win south carolina. >> pelley: also fresh from his new hampshire win, sanders takes us to his brooklyn roots. what hardship formed the character you have now? a cbs news investigation, dubious medical tests unapproved by the f.d.a. and at 93, he found love online, the love he lost seven decades ago. >> and i said, "i'll see you soon, "and away i went, and i never saw her again. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.
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sanders and republican donald trump. today, chris christie and carly fiorina dropped out of the g.o.p. race. that field is now down to seven. trump beat john kasich two to one, but now kasich rises to become a trump alternative with ted cruz in third, just ahead of jeb bush and marco rubio. sanders trounced hillary clinton by 22 point. major garrett is with the republicans in the next battleground, south carolina. >> the light overcame the darkness of negative campaigning, and i feel great about it. ( applause )
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i'm really looking forward to the midwest. i can't wait to go to michigan. >> oh, wow, work wow! >> reporter: fresh off his first victory in presidential politics, donald trump told "cbs this morning "he will win south carolina, and he note his similarities to democratic primary winner bernie sanders. >> i think i am a little bit against the establishment, and he probably is, also. >> what an incredible, incredible evening. >> reporter: iowa winner ted cruz finished third in new hampshire and cast himself here as trump's worst nightmare. >> and one of the most important conclusions coming out of these first two states is that the only candidate who can beat donald trump is me. >> i'm disappointed. >> reporter: marco rubio finished fifth and aboard his campaign plane admitted scripted answers in saturday's debate hurt him. >> i thought i don't want to get into a republican knife fight here. it doesn't look good. but, you know, it didn't work out well. >> reporter: is one of the lessons that you need to bring more knives. >> sometimes you're just going to have to
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they're throwing at you. you don't have to start it, but if someone starts it, you have to finish it. >> reporter: jeb bush arrived here with criticism to everyone. trump is too insulting, kasich too moderate, and cruz is too calculating. >> pelley: major garrett, thanks. now to the calculations of john dickerson, anchor of "face the nation" and the moderator of the next republican debate. john, what are you expecting in south carolina? >> reporter: well, i'm not expecting a lot of southern cordiality. the south carolina republican primary has a bit of a history for being bruising, particularly for the winner of the new hampshire primary. in 2000, john mccain won in new hampshire, came to south carolina with a big head of steam. he had beaten george bush by 18 points. he ran into a brick wall in south carolina, a bruising and personal fight with bush. mccain ended up losing by 12 point. in 2012 it happened all over again. mitt romney won in new hampshire then lost to newt gingrich. state has more conservatives and more
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hampshire which means it sets up well for senator ted cruz, but donald trump is ahead in the polls and he greeted ted cruz with a bruising ad calling cruz's integrity into question. with 10 days to go, scott, it's not going to get any nicer. >> pelley: john will moderate the ninth republican debate from greenville, south carolina, this saturday evening at 9:00 eastern here on cbs. bernie sanders' win last night was a rout after essentially tying clinton in iowa. today, in his boyhood neighborhood in brooklyn, we asked about his plan for america and whether he can win on the harder road ahead. you looked like you were having fun at your victory party. >> i was. >> pelley: might be your last one. it only gets harder from here. >> no, i don't think it's going to be our last one. >> pelley: but new hampshire, largely white. >> yes. >> pelley: a more liberal population than the states you're headed to next, south carolina, nevada. you're going to be facing african american voters,in
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voters. how do you appeal to those people? >> well, the same way we appeal to all americans. look, if you and i were having this conversation nine months ago, what would you have said to me? you would have said, "bernie, nobody knows who you are. you're regarded as a fringe candidate. you don't have any money. you don't have any political organization. last poll we saw you, 4%. how are you possibly going to do well in iowa or new hampshire? well a lot has happened in nine months. >> pelley: what is your tax plan? >> a tax plan is at a time of massive income and wealth inequality, where the top 1-tenth of 1% now owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90%, yes, we are going to ask the wealthiest people in this country and the largest corporations to start paying their fair share of taxes. >> pelley: but tax increases, you envision, for people in what income brackets? how low? >> well, the vast bulk of the tax increases would come from families making $250,000 a year or more. >> pelle
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individual income tax rate? >> 52%. >> pelley: 52%? >> yeah, for people making 10 million or more. >> pelley: all that tax money, he says, will pay for free college tuition for students and free medical care for everyone, administered by the government. >> it's a government insurance program. people still go to the doctors that they want. it's the same thing as medicare now, which exists for seniors. we would expand it to all people. >> pelley: you have vowed to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. >> over several years. >> pelley: aren't employers going to start laying people off just saying, "i'm sorry, i can't afford to keep you anymore." >> quite the contrary. every workener this country will be earning at least a living wage, and what that means is those workers will have disposable income, and when you do that, you create jobs. >> pelley: everyone of these ideas is dead on arrival in the congress. >> no, it's not. change always takes place when millions of people stand up and fight b
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and what we are talking about in this campaign is a political revolution. >> pelley: the republicans in congress are going to say, "you go ahead and have your revolution. but we're not going to have one here." >> republicans, for better or for worse, are going to be drawn into this revolution. >> pelley: you're going to change their minds. >> no, i'm not going to change their minds. the american people will change their minds. >> pelley: later in the broadcast, we will talk to sanders about the hardships that shaped his ideas. nancy cordes is covering the clinton campaign for us. nancy. >> reporter: scott, new hampshire was just one state, but it exposed a coup of serious weaknesses for her campaign-- softening support among women and almost no support among millennials. >> i know i have some work to do, particularly with young people. >> reporter: clinton identified the problem last night. now, she needs to solve it and try to capture the youthful energy that was a hallmark of the obama campaign and now surrounds bernie sanders. >> feel the
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feel the bern! >> reporter: part of her challenger is that younger voters tend to be more liberal voters and her opponent, once again, is to her left. voters under 30, like joe, went for sanders last night by more than 60 point. >> for me, i don't really care about gender or race or anything like that. if i share their views, then they have my vote. >> reporter: clinton aides acknowledge she needs to reconnect with women who flocked to her first bid. in 2008, she won new hampshire women by 12 points. last night, she lost them by nearly the same margin. teacher jessie colley was one of the detectors. was it a tough decision for you? >> it was, yeah, it was. you know, i think there's a female draw to hillary for me as well, and i do. i go along with a lot of her-- definitely her values as well. but i'm just-- yeah, bernie won out for me. so that's where i'm at. >> reporter: clinton did win over these three high school seniors who diagnosed her dia
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tend to be idealistic, and when bernie sanders promises you the world, promises you four years of tuition-free college and free health care and all these things, it sounds great. >> reporter: and there's another looming challenge for clinton-- fund-raising. pressure from sanders has made the optics of those ritzy, big-dollar fund raisers problematic for her, while he's on track, scott, to raise $6 million online just in the 24 hours post-victory. >> pelley: great insight, nancy. thank very much. we're going it turn now to a disturbing investigation at an elementary school near washington, d.c. a teacher's aide there has been charged with sexually abusing students. the police say that they know of 10 victims, but that could more than double. here's justice correspondent jeff pegues. >> 22-year-old deonte carraway was a paid teachers' assistant and directorave youth
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police believe during the school day at this elementary school in glenarden, maryland, and at this aquatic center he was videotaping sexual acts between minors and sexually abusing some of the victims ranging in age from nine to 13. so far, detectives say they have uncovered approximately 40 videos. a victim's relative called police after discovering a nude photo sent via the imagining app kik on the child's cell phone. kik allows users to remain anonymous. a lawsuit has been filed alleging that the abuse was common knowledge at school, and that the principal refused to take any action. that principal is now on leave, and the school district says it will cooperate fully with the investigation. scott, carraway is being held on $1 million bail, and according to court records, does not yet have an attorney. >> pelley: jeff, thanks very much. late today, the u.s. justice department sued ferguson, missouri, after the city rejected an agreement to reform its police and
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cop killed michael brown, an unarmed black teenager, setting off violent protests. vinita nair is following this. >> i'm going to call this meeting to order. >> reporter: the decision to file the lawsuit against ferguson comes after angry residents debated the ferguson city council's concerns that it will cost too much to comply. >> my fear is that with your vote tonight, if it is to sign the consent decree, that ferguson will cease to exist. >> protecting the citizens of ferguson should be our priority. >> reporter: the council voted to approve the d.o.j.'s agreement with conditions-- no additional salary increases for the police department or city employees. control over hiring contractors, extended expliens deadlines, and the right to back out of the agreement if the police department is ever dissolved. mayor james knowles: >> what we did last night was take out som
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felt were immaterial to constitutional policing. >> reporter: the city has a $14 million budget and is nearly $3 million in debt. the negotiated consent decree was estimated to cost $10 million over the next three years. 10-year ferguson resident aisha jordan says the price tag of the agreement is less than the cost of doing nothing. so much of this seems to be around money. >> it is. and i understand-- and i do understand, you know, because i'm living it. we're all living it. but at the end of the day, we have to do what's right. >> reporter: the mayor told us it will be less expensive to fight the lawsuit in court than it would be to implement the decree as it was originally drafted. scott, now there's a possibility the city could end up paying for both. >> pelley: vinita nair, thanks. some laminate flooring sold by lumber liquidators can cause eye, nose, and throat irritation and breathing difficulty, according to the c.d.c. today. concerns were raised
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>> they sell. they sell before they're ready. >> reporter: and a big concern for researchers like dr. theodora ross, who runs the cancer genetics program at the university of texas southwestern i think that people are not waiting long enough before they send a test out. >> reporter: do you feel sometimes the science gets shortchanged in the face of the business? >> yes. if the f.d.a. were to come in and say, "show me your data," they couldn't show the data, they should not be testing these patients. >> reporter: why not? >> because it's useless. >> reporter: many lab-developed tests maybe useful, but right now, there is no way to know. that may change later this year when the f.d.a. is set to finalize more stringent regulation. jim axelrod, cbs news, san diego. >> pelley: in a moment, welcome back, bernie. senator sanders takes us to brooklyn. with my diabetes. struggling
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hampshire, we wanted to know more about bernie sanders. he served four terms as mayor of burlington, vermont, eight terms in the u.s. house, and was elected to the senate in 2006. but he grew up in brooklyn, the son of poor jewish immigrants from poland. >> so most of the kids lived in the apartment houses. i grew up in that one. good friends across the street. it was my mother's dream to get out of the apartment, and get a home of her own. but she died young, and she never achieved that dream. >> pelley: how old was your mother when she passed away? >> 46 gloal how old other than you? >> 19, i think. >> pelley: how did that affect you? >> significantly, significantly. not having enough money was a cause of constant tension, and when you're five or six years of age, and your parents
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yelling at each other, it's, you know-- you think back on it now. you know, it's traumatic, and it's hard. >> pelley: must have been a lot of joys up and down this block as well. >> of course. are you kidding? i would get up on a saturday morning when we weren't in school. we used to play with what we called the smoldering rubber ball and you would throw it starting off with the red brick, white brick, red brick, and you would win, i guess, if you threw it all the way up there. literally, i would leave at 9:00, 10:00 in the morning and come back at 5:00 in the evening exhausting. i had been running all day long, but it was a happy exhaustion. and by the way, i learned something also about democracy. we didn't have much adult supervision, so the games were all determined not by adult cultures, kids themselves. we would choose up teams. there was no other person dick taight anything. we worked out all own rules. it was a very interesting way to grow up. >> pelley: bernie sanders in brooklyn. an american travels to the other side of the world to find a
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>> pelley: with valentine's day coming up sunday, we end tonight with a love story that began more than 70 years ago. here's mark strassmann. >> reporter: what does this photo mean to you? >> it means a lot to me. and if she looks at me like that now, i don't know what it would do to me. >> reporter: norwood thomas, now 93, never forgot his first love. in 1944, the 21-year-old g.i. stationed outside london met a british
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durant. >> i knew she was the girl i wanted to marry. >> reporter: the war couldn't wait. he headed to normandy and d-day. >> and i said, "i'll see you soon," and away i went and never saw her again. >> reporter: they swapped letters after the war, but communication broke down. they married other people. thomas, now a widower, always remembered the girl who got away. >> i had placed her on a pedestal, untouched, pure, and unobtainable, because in my mind, that's really what she was. >> yes, i'm here. >> reporter: last year, out of the blue, joyce's son tracked him down on the internet and for the first time in more than 70 years, the two talked to each other again via skype. >> i still dream of you. >> you do? >> i do. >> oh, my goodness. ( laughs ) oh, thomas. >> reporter: joyce morris, now 88 and divorced, lives in australia. >> the on
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can't take you in my arms and give you a scweed! ( laughs ). >> oh, here we are. >> reporter: problem solved. thomas landed yesterday in adelaide, australia. >> hello! >> let me give you that squeeze! >> you know, to find somebody who loves you, you love them, it would rather be special, wouldn't it? >> reporter: americans and brits have always had a special relationship. mark strassmann, cbs news, norfolk, virginia. >> pelley: and that's the cbs evening news for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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first at 7:00, breaking news in the case of a prince george's county school volunteer who admitted to producing child pornography at the school where he worked according to police. >> one of the victims said that deonte carraway and the principal at judge sylvania wood elementary where carraway worked who is held on $1 million bond. police believe he had at least 10 victims. and top leaders in prince george's county are meeting with the media as you can see from the live look at this news


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