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Sanders defends his past praise of Cuban social programs

Sanders defends his past praise of Cuban social programs

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday defended his past praise of social programs implemented by the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, and insisted he opposes authoritarianism. “I have opposed authoritarianism all over the world,” Sanders said at the Democratic primary debate in South Carolina. The senator then turned to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who moments earlier…MORE

Chris Cillizza’s winners and losers from the 10th presidential debate

Chris Cillizza’s winners and losers from the 10th presidential debate

The 10th Democratic debate — this one in Charleston, South Carolina — is in the books. It was an incredibly contentious affair, with candidates shouting at (and over) one another as they scrambled to draw contrasts with each other in advance of the critical South Carolina primary on Saturday. Below, the best and worst from…MORE

White House hires Trump loyalist college senior to top post

White House hires Trump loyalist college senior to top post

The White House has hired a college senior to a top post in the Presidential Personnel Office amid a sweeping effort to carry out President Donald Trump’s desire for a staff of loyalists, a source familiar with the hire tells CNN. James Bacon will work for Trump’s new personnel chief, John McEntee, who recently took…MORE

Bloomberg on allegations of sexist behavior: I was ‘probably wrong to make the jokes’

Bloomberg on allegations of sexist behavior: I was ‘probably wrong to make the jokes’

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that he was “probably wrong to make the jokes,” referencing allegations of sexist and misogynistic behavior made against him. At last week’s Democratic primary debate, Bloomberg had said women who made complaints against him in the past maybe didn’t like a joke he had told. CBS’s Norah O’Donnell followed…MORE