Biden deals with major setbacks in voting rights effort

Biden deals with major setbacks in voting rights effort

Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema refuse to back the party’s efforts to change the Senate’s filibuster rules. Without that change, a voting rights bill passed Thursday by the House — a key part of President Joe Biden’s agenda…

Russian authorities shut down leading human rights group - BBC News

Russian authorities shut down leading human rights group – BBC News

Russia’s Supreme Court has ordered the closure of Memorial, the country’s most prominent human rights group, which chronicled Stalin-era purges and was a symbol of democratic change after the fall of the Soviet Union. The ban follows a wider crackdown…

Full House vote expected today on whether to recommend contempt of Congress charges for former Tr…

Full House vote expected today on whether to recommend contempt of Congress charges for former Tr…

The committee in charge of investigating the January 6 Capitol attack voted to recommend contempt of Congress charges for former President Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows over his refusal to comply with a subpoena, which the full House…

FDA’s advisory committee backs Merck’s Covid-19 antiviral pill

FDA’s advisory committee backs Merck’s Covid-19 antiviral pill

The U.S. may soon be implementing new testing requirements for travelers entering the U.S. amid growing concerns over the new COVID Omicron variant. This week a panel of FDA advisers voted to endorse Merck’s COVID-19 antiviral pill for high-risk individuals.…

President Biden and Democrats celebrate legislative wins this week

President Biden and Democrats celebrate legislative wins this week

Democrats are celebrating both the House passing the Build Back Better act, and the president signing his landmark infrastructure deal into law. The White House has consistently said both measures will improve the lives of Americans by providing jobs and…

House expected to vote on social spending package today after minority leader Kevin McCarthy's ma…

House expected to vote on social spending package today after minority leader Kevin McCarthy’s ma…

The House is expected to vote Friday on President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan after Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy delayed yesterday’s vote with a marathon speech. If passed, the measure will then head to the Senate where it will…

President Biden pushes infrastructure deal in Detroit

President Biden pushes infrastructure deal in Detroit

President Biden traveled to Detroit Wednesday to explain his infrastructure package to Michigan residents. The bill includes funding to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the Motor City. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joined CBSN’s Lana Zak…

Biden signs bipartisan infrastructure bill into law

Biden signs bipartisan infrastructure bill into law

President Biden signed his landmark, bipartisan infrastructure bill into law Monday afternoon. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to discuss the new bill, as well as Mr. Biden’s virtual talks with the president of…

Biden to sign $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

Biden to sign $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

President Biden will hold a White House ceremony to sign the bipartisan infrastructure bill into law today. Meanwhile, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is signaling that the House could vote on the Build Back Better plan sometime this week. CBS News senior…

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on U.S. labor shortages and the economy

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on U.S. labor shortages and the economy

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen spoke exclusively with “Face the Nation” about the increasing labor shortages, and said many of the issues are because of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Moderator Margaret Brennan joined CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss that interview…