Special Report: President Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address

Special Report: President Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address – CBS News Watch CBS News President Biden called for unity and bipartisanship, but also challenged Republicans on the economy and debt ceiling, in his 2023 State of the Union address — his first with a divided Congress. Norah O’Donnell anchors CBS News Special Report … Read more

Political analysts on what to watch for in Biden’s State of the Union address

Political analysts on what to watch for in Biden’s State of the Union address – CBS News Watch CBS News President Biden is expected to extend a hand to Republicans for bipartisanship in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. CBS News political analyst and Republican strategist Leslie Sanchez and CBS News political contributor … Read more

White House focusing on Biden’s economic accomplishments ahead of State of the Union

White House focusing on Biden’s economic accomplishments ahead of State of the Union – CBS News Watch CBS News Ahead of President Biden’s State of the Union address, White House deputy communications director Kate Berner joined “Red and Blue” to discuss the administration’s successes and key points expected in the president’s speech. Be the first … Read more

White House releases preview of Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address

White House releases preview of Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address – CBS News Watch CBS News CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang has some early excerpts from the president’s State of the Union speech, plus details on who Mr. Biden has personally invited to Capitol Hill. Be the first to know … Read more

Asa Hutchinson, former Arkansas governor and vocal Trump critic, may decide on presidential run by April

Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson estimates he’ll make a decision within the next two months about whether he’s running for president. “Probably April,” he told CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion on “Red & Blue” Monday night. He noted that Iowa, the earliest state to weigh in on the Republican presidential candidates next year, will … Read more

McCarthy, Scalise take on U.S. Chamber after group backed Democrats

U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) holds a news conference in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 2, 2023. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The two highest-ranking Republican leaders in the House of Representatives are going to war with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as the new Congress takes shape. Speaker Kevin McCarthy … Read more

US states take control of abortion debate with funding focus

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Though the Insight Women’s Center sits at the epicenter of a reinvigorated battle in the nation’s culture wars, the only hint of its faith-based mission to dissuade people from getting abortions is the jazzy, piano rendition of “Jesus Loves Me” playing in a waiting room. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature is considering allocating … Read more

Former Israeli PM: Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy

TEL AVIV, Israel — A former Israeli prime minister who served briefly as a mediator at the start of Russia’s war with Ukraine says he drew a promise from the Russian president not to kill his Ukrainian counterpart. Former Prime Minister Naftali Bennett emerged as an unlikely intermediary in the war’s first weeks, becoming one … Read more

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan martial ruler in 9/11 wars, dies

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding the U.S. war in Afghanistan against the Taliban, has died, officials said Sunday. He was 79. Musharraf, a former special forces commando, became president through the last of a string of military coups that … Read more

Israelis protest government’s judicial overhaul plans

Tens of thousands of Israelis are gathering weekly demonstration against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu government’s proposed judicial overhauls, which opponents say threaten Israel’s democratic values TEL AVIV, Israel — Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered Saturday for a weekly demonstration against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu government’s proposed judicial overhauls, which opponents say threaten Israel’s democratic … Read more