tv CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley CBS February 9, 2016 6:30pm-7:00pm EST
the eight-minute mortgage-- is it the wave of the future or a throw-back to an ugly past? and look out, major. here come the minors. >> why should young voters vote for you, trump? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. pelley: the voting continues at this hour in the first presidential primary of 2016. this is a live picture from nashua, new hampshire. some candidates tonight are looking for their first win, others, a last chance. we asked republican voters leaving the polls what they are looking for. someone who shares their values, came in first. followed closely by someone who could bring about change. and then someone who tells it like it is. we have a team of correspondents covering the primary. first we'll go to major garrett with the republicans. major. >> reporter: scott, top republicans here believe donald trump will win tonight.
as the evening goes on, battle for a coveted second-place finish could involve four, possibly five candidates. >> how we doing over there? >> reporter: donald trump leading the polls here by a wide margin sought last-minute votes outside a manchester elementary school. but the trump circus blocked voter access and had to move. >> no one can get through to vote, thanks to mr. trump. let's move it along. say you want a revolution >> reporter: trump was under fire for repeating a profane insult from the audience at his campaign rally last night. >> she said he's a ( bleep ). >> reporter: it was directed at iowa winner ted cruz for sidestepping a question on waterboarding. >> somebody else said it. i didn't say it. and that was a repeat but a woman said it in the audience. >> well, she's chosen to go down the road of insults. he can do that. >> reporter: as voters lined up across new hampshire, trump's nervous republican challengers trafficked in vague optimism. >> i don't create the expectations but i feel good about where we are. >> reporter: hopeful today? >> of course. it's election day. you're always hopeful on election day.
do i seem nervous? >> reporter: jeb bush is looking for a strong finish here to revive his campaign. >> reporter: what about this notion that it's do or die here in new hampshire for you? >> no, it's not do or die. we have a real organization in south carolina, the best organization in nevada, a nationwide campaign. >> reporter: marco rubio, after a widely criticized debate performance this weekend, pushed through reporters to meet prospective voters. >> reporter: do you have there's a test you have to cross over tonight after saturday's debate? >> oh, no, no, no. look, that's a media thing. voters are excited about this campaign. you see the turnout. today is going to be historic so we feel really good about it. >> reporter: a trump victory would stabilize his campaign after iowa and set up a heavyweight battle for conservative loyalty with cruz in south carolina. as for alternatives to vote, the finishers tonight could help some campaign scorktz, and deal a death blow torgs. >> pelley: there's no chance of a death blow to the democratic side, but bernie
friends who have been working day and night for me. >> reporter: the clinton camp has tried to write off the sanders lead as nothing more than loving thy neighbor. after all, his home state of vermont is known here as "new hampshire upside down." >> you know, i'm so happy to be out here. >> reporter: but clinton was leading here until the fall, when sanders caught on, especially with young voters like dan boucher. >> he's the only one who seriously talks about the income gap and wealth quality so it was an easy one for me. >> reporter: becoming a major contender does pose new challenges. >> if you guys want to walk, we're going to walk a little bit. >> reporter: a senator who was toting his own lawnt laundry just a few weeks ago is now flanked by secret service which, as he learned today, makes an impromptu stroll around the block a lot more complicated. the next couple of contests will be anything but a walk for sanders.
african american population, nevada has lots of hispanics, and right now, scott, clinton does better with both groups. >> pelley: and we'll start getting real vote totals after 8:00 eastern. nancy, thanks so much. for some insight into this, we turn, of course, to john dickerson, our cbs news political director and the anchor of "face the nation." john, what are you seeing in the republican race? >> reporter: well on the republican side, scott, it looks like donald trump's party. voters were asked, "do you support a ban on muslims coming into the united states?" 66% said yes. there's not good news, necessarily, in the numbers for marco rubio. in new hampshire, they don't value electability as much as they did in iowa. in iowa, they did, and rubio did quality. fewer do in new hampshire. also, two-thirds of the voters said that the debates were very important in their vote. and marco rubio didn't do so well in the last debate. that opens the door for a
rubio came in to new hampshire hoping to be the alternative to trump and cruz. now there may be some others joining him. >> pelley: >> pelley: and what about the democrats? >> on the democratic side, 77% said they made up their mind before the last few days. that's good news for bernie sanders because he's been ahead in polls for a very long time. also, as you mentioned, that honest and trustworthy number, very high in new hampshire, that's good for sanders. also, those who were asked, "does eelect iblght matter as much?" far fewer in new hampshire thought it did than in iowa. that's good for sanders, too. >> pelley: john, thank you. and now joining us for his 11th new hampshire primary, bob schieffer. >> thank you, scott. un, after hearing those numbers that 82% of the republicans favor a ban on muslims, it's hard to see how donald trump does not win this thing tonight.
was pointing out, who finishes second? and what makes new hampshire so hard to handicap is this is the last place where the voters play a role. after this, it all moves to television, but the voters have a role, and they take it very seriously. that's why you see, like, 40% saying they didn't make up their mind until the very last minute. it's how those last-minute voters break will determine who gets the ticket after finishing second, third, and fourth out of new hampshire. on that question about hillary clinton, when voters-- democrats were asked, "what quality they liked most?" 30-something percent said that was the most important thing, honesty and integrity. that same question when it was asked to iowa voters, bernie sanders won by eight to one. this could be a long night for hillary clinton. >> pelley: thank you very much, bob. we'll be updating you with the results from new hampshire
here on cbs. it doesn't look like the weather dampened the turnout. a storm dropped seven inches of snow, but that's nothing that hamp can't handle. another storm moving you want maryland today, and flooding is the big concern along the coast. high tide brought high water to the jersey shore. there was a terrible crash today in germany. two commuter trains were put on the same track. automatic braking systems failed, and they hit head on. at least 10 people were killed, dozens were injured. some were airlifted to hospitals, others taken by boat. no word yet on how the trains were switch to the same track. tonight, we have a cbs news vehicles into what is said to be a revolutionary blood test to detect cancer, even before a patient notices symptoms. several companies are racing to develop this, but are some of them promising more than they
jaix andjim axelrod and producer emily rand looked into this. >> reporter: at this health care conference in silicon valley a few weeks ago, biotech pioneers pitched the latest and greatest in personalized health care. >> this has the potential to totally change not just cancer but all of medicine. >> reporter: dr. richard klausner is the former head of the national cancer institute and a director of grail, a company dwrepg a blood fest interest cancer known as a symptoms. >> no symptoms. >> reporter: could get their blood drawn. >> exactly. >> reporter:and you could determine they have cancer. >> that's the holy grail. >> reporter: the idea holds great promise, but klausner says proving it works will take time. >> we just don't have the clipical data and the yt and we have to get it. >> reporter: there is a lot of incentive. the liquid biopsy market is expected to be worth $22 billion by 2020.
liquid biopsy will detect cancer before symptoms. >> may, may. >> reporter: that's not what the video says. >> it says may. we don't way "will." we say may. >> reporter: you don't make the claim that you can detect cancer? >> we say the information can be used to help guide potential early-- early diagnosis. >> reporter: we also asked plante about this chart showing the advantages of their liquid biopsy over a traditional tissue biopsy. >> we never say it replaces solid tissue biopsy. >> reporter: this chart looks like an either/or, jim, doesn't it? >> it's not an either/or. >> reporter: tumor biopsy versus election biopsy. >> it's one piece of information that helps guide the physician-patient discussion. . >> while it's good to have extra tools, that doesn't mean we should be using them on our patient outside of research settings. >> reporter: dr. max dean is a
pathway cites his research as evidence their test can detect cancer in otherwise healthy patients. >> i think we're still years away from that possibility. while we have -- >> reporter: years. >> years. that absolutely requires thousands of patients and long-term trials to prove that. >> reporter: thousands of patients, years of testing, millions of dollars. >> correct. >> reporter: and if a company isn't doing any of those three? >> then i don't think i would order that test. >> reporter: the food and drug administration tells us can considers tests like cancer intercept a major health risk. in september, the f.d.a. sent pathway genomics a letter citing concerns the test did not have adequate clinical validation and may harm the public health. pathway now has three clinical trials under way to study its liquid biopsy, but it all began after the test was already on the market. and, scott, after our interview, pathway did pull that
>> pelley: jim, thanks very much. great report. you're probably wondering how these companies are able to sell unproven tests. well, jim will have morthat tomorrow on "cbs this morning." today, federal health officials sent hundreds of additional kits to florida to test for the zika virus. 16 cases are confirmed there, the most of any state. there are at least 64 cases in 16 states and the district of columbia. zika is spread by mosquitoes and is suspected of causing a serious birth defect. will the rocket mortgage take off or is it a fast ride to trouble? the broncos get a parade fit for champions. and this little piggy goes to
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>> pelley: mortgages to buyers who couldn't afford them put the u.s. on the road to the great recession. so we were curious when we saw an ad during the super bowl for an eight-minute mortgage. anthony mason went looking for answers. >> reporter: quicken loans super bowl ad made a simple proposition: >> what if we did for mortgages what the internet did for buying music and plane tickets and shoes? >> reporter: that's what they're offering with rocket mortgages. >> you could get a mortgage on your phone. >> reporter: but just seven years after the housing crisis nearly took down the economy, the ad rang alarmbles. "let's do the financial crisis again, but with apps" dave weigl of the "washington post" tweeted. >> i know a lot of people interpreted the commercials of saying we're going back to the days of easy money but that's just simply not happening. >> reporter: holden lewis of bankrate.com said the median
applicant is now 753 out of 850, the highest since 2001. rocket mortgage is just trying to streamline the application process. is this quicken yap a game changer, do you think? >> i think it's a game changer in a sense other mortgage companies are going to have to make it easier to put in your documentation and your paperwork. >> reporter: on the rocket app, you enter income and bank details, which allows quicken to communicate directly with banks. it estimatans affordable home price and costs and allows customers to lock in a rate, says quicken president jay foreigner. >> if you go on to rocket mortgage, you can see the interest rates, you can see the fees, and you can see how changing the interest rate would change your fees. >> reporter: so this is not about changing credit standards. >> no, quicken loans is known for having some of the highest credit standards in the country. >> reporter: rocket, he says, is trying to take the mystery out of the mortgage process. and that super bowl ad certainly got attention.
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on the lead fire truck, along with the lombardi trophy held high by annabel bowlen, the wife of team owner pat bowlen, who stepped down in 2014 with alzheimer's disease. the crowds were just as spirited in new orleans for mardi gras. bands serenaded the french quarter, beads flew, and marchers wore their most outrageous costumes. the celebration ends when fat tuesday becomes ash wednesday, the beginning of the christian holy season of lent. it was a real squeaker at the polls in new hampshire today. an escaped pig showed up at one of the voting places. police had no luck corralling it, so eventually the owner came and got it, but there's no telling if the pig was independent.
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>> pelley: as the candidatess await the vote count tonight, we size up the competition, not theirs, ours. here's julianna goldman. >> reporter: you might think this is any other shoe leather reporter covering hillary clinton in new hampshire, but kaitlyn clark is just 11 years old. >> is there any specific issues you really want covered? >> reporter: she's among the 20 on assignment for ask the scholastic news" providing a kids'-eye view of the political process. >> we're going to get a lot more good job with rising incomes for people. >> thank you, and do you have a plan so you know how to do that? >> i do, i do. >> reporter: 14-year-old gabe ferris has learned sometimes you score interviews. >> why should young voters vote for you, trump? >> because your future is much
else. >> reporter: and like the rest of us, sometimes you don't. >> governor kasich, why should young voters vote for you? that's just the nature of the beast. you're not going to get every interview, i guess, so on to the next candidate. >> reporter: and anyway, gabe's colleague, maxwell surprenant, had already spoken with john kasich, and filed a blog post. >> there are a lot of issues that affect kids it's environment, education, the economy. that's one of the reasons i really like my job is i get to-- i get to tell other kids about that. >> reporter: scholastic c s had a volunteer press corps since 2000. since then, the job has evolved. they're juggling the multitasking demands of campaign coverage, shooting videos, taking notes on iphones, and, of course, tending to their twitter feeds. as for making political predictions, kaitlyn has seen enough of this cycle not to. >> i think it's just a level playing field right now, and we'll find out tuesday night.
making civics class look like child's play. julianna goldman, cbs news, washington. >> pelley: there's no democracy without journalism. that's the cbs evening news for tonight. we'll be watching the voting in new hampshire and bring you updates throughout the evening. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, we'll see you again soon. captioning sponsored by cbs