Trump sets sights on Sanders on eve of Democratic debate in Des Moines

WASHINGTON -- Bernie Sanders, the gesticulating, septuagenarian senator with the fixation on Canada's universal health-care system, seems to have caught the attention of Democrats in Iowa -- as well as a certain U.S. president.

This past weekend had barely begun when, just three weeks out from next month's Iowa caucuses, a coveted poll placed Sanders, 78, atop the Democratic field, a significant improvement for the self-proclaimed socialist from Vermont over his third-place showing in the same poll in November.

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