Category: Politics

Polling the big questions of the 2020 race

The handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the resulting economic downturn and questions of police reform will undoubtedly play a role in the upcoming presidential election. CBS News Director of Elections and Surveys Anthony Salvanto joins the CBSN special, “Red & Blue: State of Our Union,” to break down some...

State of the union as Americans face crisis

The White House is currently weighing police reform legislation. Meanwhile, Joe Biden is resisting calls from protesters to defund the police, but is proposing reforms. CBS News correspondent Nikole Killion, CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News political contributor Joel Payne and Republican strategist Joseph Pinion join the CBSN...

Activist draws thousands to Boston protest

People have protested across the country following the death of George Floyd — and in Boston, one demonstration drew thousands. Monica Cannon-Grant, founder and CEO of Violence in Boston, organized that protest and joined CBSN’s “Red & Blue” with more. Link...

Red & Blue: The State of Our Union

As Americans face a global pandemic, an economic crisis, and an impassioned national conversation about race, the country is searching for a path forward. Elaine Quijano anchors a special edition of Red & Blue that takes a closer look at the state of our union. Link...

What the future of policing might look like

Karol Mason, president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, joined a special edition of CBSN’s “Red & Blue” with a look at what she thinks the future of policing in America may look like. She also addresses how police can work to restore trust between officers and...