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Bernie Sanders Schools The Media Why It's Fair To Call Trump An Authoritarian

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had to school the press on why it is “fair” to call out Trump’s love for authoritarians during an interview on CBS’s Face …

Bernie Sanders

Transcript: Sen. Tim Scott on "Face the Nation," Nov. 12, 2017

In an interview on "Face the Nation" Sunday, Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, discussed tax reform, his party's defeat in the Virginia governor's …

Republican Party

Sunday: Mnuchin, Sanders, Scott

While President Trump began the week with a trip to Asia to establish regional consensus on issues such as trade and North Korea, an immediate crisis …

Donald Trump

Transcript: Sen. Mark Warner on "Face the Nation," Nov. 5, 2017

Special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia probe heated up this week, laying out indictments for President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul …


Sunday morning talking heads

Usually when the leaders of the House Republican and Democratic caucuses are booked on the Sunday shows, they’re the star guests. Not today. All eyes …

Conservative View

John's Notebook: The presidency’s toughest call

The toughest presidential decisions last long after a president's tenure is over

Jackie Speier

Speculation swirls as Mueller indictment looms in Russia investigation

Speculation has escalated in Washington and across the country as lawmakers await the announcement of at least one indictment in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election — an announcement that could come as early …

U.S. Politics

Deaths of four U.S. soldiers now a 'political football': Khan

Gold star father Khizr Khan said the deaths of four American servicemen have been wrongly turned into a “political football” — and blamed President …

Frederica Wilson

John's Notebook: The real presidential test is not about IQ

An IQ test is not the test we want our presidents to ace

Donald Trump

Top Democratic senator admits: No law would have stopped Las Vegas shooter

A senior Senate Democrat admitted over the weekend that increased gun control restrictions wouldn’t have prevented the Las Vegas massacre.<p>What was said?<p>Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) admitted on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” Sunday that no law would have stopped the Las Vegas shooter from buying …

Gun Control

'Monsters out there every day': NRA refuses to contemplate major gun control

Chief executive Wayne LaPierre calls for ‘bright line’ to regulate bump stocks after Las Vegas shooting but says nobody should ‘face evil with empty hands’<p>The National Rifle Association chief executive, Wayne LaPierre, said on Sunday bump stocks, novelty devices that may have been used in the Las …

Gun Control

Senator says no law could’ve stopped Vegas gunman

WASHINGTON – Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a leading gun control advocate, said Sunday no law could have stopped the Las Vegas gunman, Stephen Paddock.<p>“No, …


Gun control dominates Sunday shows after Las Vegas massacre

Gun control dominated discussions on Sunday morning political shows nearly a week after a gunman opened fire on the crowd at a country music festival …

Gun Control

NRA stops short of supporting 'bump stock' ban | NOLA.com

The National Rifle Association ventured into unfamiliar territory last week when it endorsed new restrictions on a device that accelerated gunfire in …

Gun Control

Feinstein: Laws or rules needed to regulate private email use

California Democrat addresses revelations that several officials in President Trump’s administration have used private email accounts to conduct …


Feinstein Concedes No Law Could Have Stopped Vegas Shooter

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, one of the leading gun control advocates in Congress, conceded that no law could have stopped the Las …

Gun Control

Sen. Feinstein on banning bump stocks: “We need a law”

California Democrat responds to NRA’s willingness to examine regulations banning “bump stocks” like those used by Vegas shooter

Gun Control

Republicans defend tax plan as a middle-class tax cut

Republican leaders on Sunday were unable to guarantee tax cuts for all middle-class workers as a part of a tax plan that GOP leaders have pledged to produce by the end of the year.<p>House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended the newly released GOP tax plan as a …


Ryan says middle class tax cut is top goal, but can’t guarantee everyone will get one

House Speaker Paul Ryan is pushing ahead with the Republicans' latest effort to overhaul the nation's tax code, telling CBS News' "Face the Nation" …

Steve Scalise

Chuck Schumer blasts GOP for not including Democrats in tax reform negotiations

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer argued Republican-led efforts on tax reform would only benefit the wealthiest Americans and would exclude …

Chuck Schumer

Paul Ryan adamant that tax reform will benefit middle class

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Sunday insisted repeatedly the purpose of Republican-led tax reform was to help boost the middle class, as both …

Tax Reform

Top Republicans add $14.5-billion incentive to woo health care dissidents

A chart Republicans circulated said the legislation’s grants would provide 14 per cent more money for Arizona than under Obama’s law; 4 per cent more …

Health Care

CBS sportscaster calls out Trump's "vulgar, profane references" to peaceful NFL protesters

James Brown: These players "have been peacefully exhibiting their ​F​irst ​Amendment rights ... for the purpose of resolving longstanding, …

Liberal View

Trump Admin Looking to Avoid Withdrawing From Paris Climate Accord

"... if we can construct a set of terms that we believe is fair..."<p>Confusion occurred this weekend over the Paris climate accord as officials …


Rex Tillerson promises 'peaceful pressure' on North Korea

by Arit John and Mark Niquette<p>The US seeks a peaceful resolution but is prepared to use military force if diplomatic efforts fail to end the nuclear …

North Korea

Trump could stay in Paris deal ‘under the right conditions’: Tillerson

WASHINGTON — President Trump could stay in the Paris climate accord if certain “conditions” are met, according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.<p>“I …

H. R. McMaster

US could stay in Paris climate deal under 'right conditions', says Rex Tillerson

The United States could remain in the Paris climate accord under the right conditions, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday.<p>President …


Officials cryptically signal Trump could stick with Paris deal

The Trump administration on Sunday continued its cryptic about-face on the Paris climate accord, with two top officials hinting President Trump is …

United States

Rex Tillerson: US could stay in Paris deal if right conditions are met

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson believes that if the emissions reduction targets for the United States are weakened in the Paris Agreement on …


Tillerson says Trump open to staying in Paris climate accord under "right conditions"

"We want to be productive. We want to be helpful," Tillerson said on "Face the Nation"