CBS News lands Sanders as WHCA dinner guest

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersConfused by polls? Watch early primary states — not national numbers Confused by polls? Watch early primary states — not national numbers Biden leads in early voting states, followed by Warren, Sanders: poll MORE will be attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday as a guest of CBS News.

Aretha Franklin and Morgan Freeman also accepted invitations, the network announced on Wednesday.

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Sens. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottOn The Money: Trump weighs emergency declaration for Mexico tariffs | GOP senators look to rein in Trump on trade | Powell says Fed may cut rates if trade war hurts economy On The Money: Trump weighs emergency declaration for Mexico tariffs | GOP senators look to rein in Trump on trade | Powell says Fed may cut rates if trade war hurts economy Trump floats new emergency declaration to impose Mexico tariffs MORE (R-S.C.) and Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharElection security bills face GOP buzzsaw Election security bills face GOP buzzsaw Julián Castro defends going on Fox: I'm focused on 'the people out there watching' MORE (D-Minn.) and Reps. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Will Hurd (R-Texas) will also be at the CBS News table.

Other guests of the network include Defense Secretary Ash Carter, White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and former United States Ambassador to Italy David Thorne.