Pennsylvania sues GOP state lawmakers over subpoenas for 2020 election audit

Pennsylvania sues GOP state lawmakers over subpoenas for 2020 election audit

Pennsylvania Republicans subpoenaed personal data from every registered voter in the state. Now the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is suing the group of GOP lawmakers. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro joins CBSN’s “Red & Blue” anchor Tanya Rivero with how Democrats…

Congress continues debate over debt limit at U.S. approaches deadline

Congress continues debate over debt limit at U.S. approaches deadline

The U.S. is approaching the deadline to raise the debt limit. And if Congress doesn’t act, the nation could suffer a full-on default on its loans for the first time in U.S. history. CBS News economic policy reporter Sarah Ewall-Wice…

Minneapolis to vote on "defund the police"

Minneapolis to vote on “defund the police”

More than a year after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, voters there are gearing up to decide whether to pass an amendment that would drastically overhaul the city’s police department. As Politico’s Maya King reports, it’s pitting…

White House tries to unify Democrats amid looming threat of government shutdown, debt ceiling cli…

White House tries to unify Democrats amid looming threat of government shutdown, debt ceiling cli…

President Biden is holding meetings with moderate and progressive Democrats to try to reach an agreement on his massive social spending proposals. CBS News Radio White House correspondent Steven Portnoy, The Washington Post’s congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor, and Politico politics…

Local Matters: Early voting underway in Virginia governor’s race

Early voting is already underway in Virginia’s gubernatorial contest. Virginia Public Radio reporter Michael Pope joins CBSN’s “Red & Blue” anchor Elaine Quijano with details on the latest polling and an attempt by Republicans to remove Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe…

Local Matters: Mississippi’s COVID-19 crisis, controversial abortion law

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves opposes vaccine mandates, even as his state has one of the highest death rates per capita in the U.S. The state is also in the news with the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to hear arguments on…

New U.S.-U.K.-Australian alliance to deploy nuclear submarines in Indo-Pacific

New U.S.-U.K.-Australian alliance to deploy nuclear submarines in Indo-Pacific

President Biden on Wednesday announced a new joint defense alliance with the leaders of Australia and the United Kingdom. As part of the agreement, the nations will deploy nuclear-powered submarines to counter Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific. CBS News congressional…

California voters most concerned about COVID pandemic, first exit polls show

California voters most concerned about COVID pandemic, first exit polls show

The coronavirus pandemic is the most important issue for voters in California’s recall election, early polling data shows. Other top matters of voters’ minds include homelessness, the economy and wildfires. CBS News elections and surveys director Anthony Salvanto joins CBSN’s…

Voters head to polls in Boston's mayoral primary

Voters head to polls in Boston’s mayoral primary

Voters headed to the polls in Boston on Tuesday to narrow down the field of candidates for mayor. The five main primary candidates all are people of color, which means history will likely be made in the November election. Kristina…

California recall candidates court voters in faith communities

California recall candidates court voters in faith communities

Many of the candidates in California’s recall election took their campaigns to church. Governor Gavin Newsom and top GOP contender Larry Elder are among those using this strategy as a way to reach some of the state’s more traditional voters.…