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…

How could U.S. respond to new COVID-19 variant?

How could U.S. respond to new COVID-19 variant?

Some governments have already started imposing travel restrictions because of a new potentially dangerous COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa. Britain has banned flights from South Africa and other neighboring countries, and Israel and Singapore also announced tighter border restrictions…

Allegations mount against GOP Senate candidates

Allegations mount against GOP Senate candidates

Four GOP candidates facing accusations of inappropriate behavior are vying for a U.S. Senate seat. Washington Post politics reporter Amber Phillips joins CBSN’s “Red & Blue” host Elaine Quijano to discuss more. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news…

Progressive congressman and advocate for paid family leave reacts to Democrats' spending bill cuts

Progressive congressman and advocate for paid family leave reacts to Democrats’ spending bill cuts

Representative Jimmy Gomez has been a staunch advocate for paid family leave, but the White House has removed it from the spending bill’s framework. The congressman joined CBSN to discuss what the absence means for progressives and the latest on…

Top Democrats say a deal on Biden's social spending plan is imminent, but roadblocks remain

Top Democrats say a deal on Biden’s social spending plan is imminent, but roadblocks remain

Top Democrats on Capitol Hill say they’re close to a deal on the President’s Build Back Better bill, but there are still some roadblocks to overcome. CBS News senior White House Correspondent Ed O’Keefe tells us what major provision is…

Democrats close to deal on social spending plan as Biden campaigns for Gov. Murphy in New Jersey

Democrats close to deal on social spending plan as Biden campaigns for Gov. Murphy in New Jersey

Democrats are close to reaching a long-awaited deal on President Biden’s social spending agenda. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joined CBSN with more on the negotiations, plus the president’s campaign stop in New Jersey in support of…

President Biden signals openness to elimination of filibuster

President Biden signals openness to elimination of filibuster

President Joe Biden signaled in a town hall-style event Thursday he was open to eliminating the filibuster, as several key pieces of his agenda are held up by the 60-vote threshold needed in the Senate. CBS News senior White House…

Biden takes on larger role in spending bill negotiations

Biden takes on larger role in spending bill negotiations

President Biden is still working with progressives and moderates on the framework for a social and climate spending bill. Plus, Senate Democrats predict a rough road ahead in the 2022 midterms. CBS News’ congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave, Washington Post…

Senate Democrats fail to advance voting and elections bill

Senate Democrats fail to advance voting and elections bill

Efforts by Senate Democrats to strengthen voting rights and overhaul the nation’s election systems failed again. Republican lawmakers voted down the bill for a third time Wednesday. CBS News political contributor Antjuan Seawright, a Democratic strategist, and Republican strategist Joe…