LIVE: Biden explains how Build Back Better Act will lower prescription drug costs | CBSN

LIVE: Biden explains how Build Back Better Act will lower prescription drug costs | CBSN

President Biden is expected to discuss how his Build Back Better Act will lower the cost of prescription drugs for Americans at 2 p.m. ET on Monday. The social spending package is now awaiting a vote in the Senate, where…

LIVE: Latest news, breaking stories and analysis on December 6 | CBSN

LIVE: Latest news, breaking stories and analysis on December 6 | CBSN

The new COVID testing requirements for international travelers entering the U.S. take effect, several states report more cases of the Omicron variant and President Biden is expected to speak about how his Build Back Better Act will help lower prescription…

House to hold vote to avoid Friday government shutdown

House to hold vote to avoid Friday government shutdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says her chamber is prepared to vote Thursday on a continuing resolution to keep the government funded on a temporary basis, which would avoid a government shutdown. CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion joins CBSN’s Tanya…

Dozens of HBCU leaders urge Senate to pass Build Back Better

Dozens of HBCU leaders urge Senate to pass Build Back Better

More than 60 leaders of historically Black college and universities urged the Senate to pass President Joe Biden’s $1.7 trillion social spending plan in a letter to Senate leaders. Virginia State University President Makola Abdullah, who signed the letter, joined…

Federal appeals court weighs release of Trump January 6 documents

Federal appeals court weighs release of Trump January 6 documents

Former President Trump is attempting to block the release of his call records and handwritten notes from January 6 to the House committee investigating the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol. An appeals court appeared wary of the lawsuit on…

Congress faces looming deadlines to pass president's agenda and approve funding

Congress faces looming deadlines to pass president’s agenda and approve funding

Congress is back in session and faces looming deadlines to pass President Joe Biden’s social spending bill, fund the government and raise the debt ceiling. CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion joins CBSN’s Tanya Rivero for more. CBSN is CBS…

Congress facing government funding deadline after returning from holiday break

Congress facing government funding deadline after returning from holiday break

Congress is facing a government funding deadline as it returns to work this week, along with pending legislation like the president’s Build Back Better plan. CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion joined CBSN with more. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7…

Senate to debate Biden's social spending bill

Senate to debate Biden’s social spending bill

The Senate will work to pass President Biden’s social spending bill when lawmakers return to Washington this week. The legislation passed the House and faces challenges in the upper chamber. CBS News political contributor Molly Hooper joins CBSN’s Lana Zak…

President Biden spends Thanksgiving in Nantucket while his Build Back Better plan hangs in limbo …

President Biden spends Thanksgiving in Nantucket while his Build Back Better plan hangs in limbo …

President Biden is spending Thanksgiving with his family in Nantucket, Massachusetts, a tradition dating back to the president’s time as a Senator. CBS News White House reporter Bo Erickson speaks with CBS News’ Christina Ruffini about how Mr. Biden is…

Senate Democrats push to include immigrant protections in social spending bill

Senate Democrats push to include immigrant protections in social spending bill

Democrats are pushing to include certain immigration protections in President Joe Biden’s sweeping new social spending plan, attempting to provide work permits, permission to travel and temporary protection from deportation to millions of undocumented immigrants. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo…