Republicans in the narrowly divided U.S. Senate on Tuesday blocked an election reform bill that Democrats said is critical to democracy, arguing that it infringed on states' rights. Gloria Tso reports.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) would not definitively say if he would support the voting rights compromise put forth by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) but stated that he supports the provisions in House Bill 1 and will work to preserve democracy and voting rights.
CNN’s Gary Tuchman visits a county in Northwestern Colorado where the vaccination rate is low and the Covid-19 infection rate is high. The area is represented by Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), who is in defiance of new Covid rules on Capitol Hill.
Anderson Cooper talks with Slate magazine political writer Jim Newell about his interview with Republican Rep. Mo Brooks, who told Newell he wore body armor under his clothes while he gave a speech on January 6.
Tempers flared in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday after its chief physician urged lawmakers to resume wearing masks to slow the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19, with the top Democrat labeling Republican opposition as "moronic" as masks and other measures to control COVID return to daily life in the U.S. This report produced by Garay Gavino.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) says that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) not supporting a house voting rights bill is being influenced by the legislation’s sweeping reforms to limit the role of lobbyists and the influence of “dark money” political donations.