Kevin McCarthy unveils the House GOP’s big ideas midterm election agenda

Kevin McCarthy unveils the House GOP’s big ideas midterm election agenda

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy unveiled the Republican Party’s midterm election agenda in Pennsylvania Friday, confronting President Biden and the party in power. McCarthy, who is poised to seize the speaker’s gavel if Republicans win control of the House in the fall, hopes to replicate the strategy former Speaker Newt Gingrich used to spark voter enthusiasm … Read more

Kevin McCarthy unveils the House GOP’s big ideas midterm election agenda

Kevin McCarthy unveils the House GOP’s big ideas midterm election agenda

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy unveiled the Republican Party’s midterm election agenda in Pennsylvania Friday, confronting President Biden and the party in power. McCarthy, who is poised to seize the speaker’s gavel if Republicans win control of the House in the fall, hopes to replicate the strategy former Speaker Newt Gingrich used to spark voter enthusiasm … Read more

Pennsylvania midterm election races shaped by economy, abortion — CBS News Battleground Tracker poll

Pennsylvania midterm election races shaped by economy, abortion — CBS News Battleground Tracker poll

Pennsylvania Lt. Govt. John Fetterman leads Mehmet Oz by five points among Pennsylvania’s likely voters, in a Senate race that seems still fluid, with Republicans less enamored by the candidates they nominated, and Democrats fighting economic headwinds. It’s a race in which voters are thinking about the national implications, even as it is the candidates’ … Read more

Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman holds first rally since suffering a stroke

Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman holds first rally since suffering a stroke

Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman holds first rally since suffering a stroke – CBS News Watch CBS News Both parties are keeping a close eye on a crucial Pennsylvania race that could tip the balance of power in the Senate. Democratic Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman is running against Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz. On Friday, Fetterman … Read more

Senate passes burn pit legislation to expand veteran health care

Senate passes burn pit legislation to expand veteran health care

Senate passes aid for veterans harmed by burn pits 01:37 The Senate on Tuesday night overwhelmingly approved the PACT Act, a bill to expand health care benefits for veterans who developed illnesses due to their exposure to burn pits during military service. The 86-to-11 vote was received with cheers from the Senate gallery. The bill … Read more

This week on “Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan,” July 31, 2022: Manchin, Toomey, Kashkari, Salvanto, Costa, Khalid, Martin, Ponnuru

This week on “Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan,” July 31, 2022: Manchin, Toomey, Kashkari, Salvanto, Costa, Khalid, Martin, Ponnuru

“Face the Nation” Guest Lineup: Senator Joe Manchin – (D) West Virginia Senator Pat Toomey – (R) Pennsylvania Neel Kashkari – president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Introducing the 2022 CBS News Midterms Battleground Tracker with: Political panel with: Robert Costa – CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent … Read more

Georgia GOP senate campaign rocked by false claims

Georgia GOP senate campaign rocked by false claims

Georgia GOP senate campaign rocked by false claims – CBS News Watch CBS News The Republican Senate nominee in Georgia has made claims that have him on the defensive. Former football star Herschel Walker falsely claimed in a recently resurfaced video that he was a former FBI agent. Washington correspondent at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tia … Read more

Amazon handed Ring footage to police without user consent

Amazon handed Ring footage to police without user consent

Amazon has provided Ring doorbell footage to law enforcement 11 times this year without the user’s permission, a revelation that’s bound to raise more privacy and civil liberty concerns about its video-sharing agreements with police departments across the country. The disclosure came in a letter from the company that was made public Wednesday by US … Read more

Steve Dettelbach becomes first confirmed ATF director since 2015

Steve Dettelbach becomes first confirmed ATF director since 2015

The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Steve Dettelbacha former federal prosecutor, to run the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), making him the agency’s first confirmed director since 2015. Dettelbach takes the reins of the agency as the Biden administration and the Justice Department are fighting to combat a surge in violent … Read more

Bipartisan group of senators announce framework of gun violence agreement

Bipartisan group of senators announce framework of gun violence agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate bargainers announced a bipartisan framework Sunday responding to last month’s mass shootings, a modest breakthrough offering measured gun curbs and bolstered efforts to improve school safety and mental health programs. The proposal falls far short of tougher steps long sought by President Joe Biden and many Democrats. Even so, if the … Read more