Politics

In last South Carolina push, Democrats lash out against Trump over coronavirus crisisEven as health officials scramble to contain its spread, the debate over the coronavirus is spilling over onto the campaign trail. Democrats spent the day before the South Carolina primary lashing out at President Trump for his handling of the crisis, while Mr. Trump traveled to Charleston Friday night for a rally with supporters. Ed O'Keefe reports.
2020 Daily Trail Markers: South Carolina primary eve editionAfter months of phone/text-banking, door-knocking, and politicking from Democratic presidential contenders, South Carolina voters will cast their final votes Saturday in the state's Democratic primary.
Trump calls Dem coronavirus criticism a "hoax" at S.C. rallyThe South Carolina Democratic primary is taking place on Saturday.
2020 presidential campaign spending nears $1B by Super Tuesday2020 presidential hopefuls will spend close to $1 billion on their campaigns by Super Tuesday. Mike Bloomberg alone is spending close to $500 million. Other candidates are relying on super PAC funding. CBS News political unit associate producer Sarah Ewall-Wice joins CBSN to discuss campaign spending.
Trump nominates John Ratcliffe to be intel directorThe president announced the appointment by tweet. This is the second time that he has selected Ratcliffe for the job.
WHO raises coronavirus risk level as it spreads to more than 50 countriesThe World Health Organization said the global risk from coronavirus is "very high." The announcement comes as health officials confirm the virus has spread to more than 50 countries. Dr. Jon LaPook joined CBSN with more on the growing outbreaks.