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Image caption Bernie Sanders is a self-proclaimed Democratic socialist. Fresh off a decisive caucus win in Nevada, US Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders has unveiled a $1.5tn (£1.1tn) universal childcare plan. It promises free childcare and early education, funded by a wealth tax. It comes ahead of Tuesday's Democratic debate in South Carolina - the next state to vote to choose a candidate to face Donald Trump in November. The contest is seen as key for former vice-president Joe Biden, who trailed Mr Sanders in Nevada last week. WHAT DOES SANDERS'S PLAN SAY? "We know that the first four years of a child's life are the most important years of human development, so it is unconscionable th... Full story

24 February