CBS retracts report of Sanders aide floating two-sided caucus coins
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CBS News has retracted a report that a Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersAvenatti ‘still considering’ presidential run despite domestic violence arrest Sanders rolls out bill aimed at getting Walmart to raise wages Left wants a vote on single-payer bill in new Congress MORE staffer floated using two-sided coins to break ties during Democratic presidential caucuses.

An updated version of the article contains a correction stating the coin anecdote is inaccurate. CBS also retracted reporting that Sanders’s Nevada state director had been fired.


“An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the Nevada state director had been fired. The story also included an anecdote about the way ties were decided in the Nevada caucuses which was also incorrect. The story has been updated to reflect those changes,” CBS wrote.

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrat Katie Porter unseats GOP's Mimi Walters Former Facebook security chief: 'I failed to prepare my employer' on Russian disinformation Rand Paul: Facebook must 'convince conservatives they're not the enemy' MORE ended up beating Sanders by just more than 5 points in Nevada’s Democratic caucuses, taking 52.6 percent to his 47.3 percent.

This story was updated on June 30 to reflect CBS's correction.