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Eye On Politics

Eye On Politics

Daily interview on politics with Steve Scott.
  • Monday, May 2nd
  • Presidential Candidates and Tomorrow's Indiana Primary

    02:37
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris discusses how tomorrow's primary in Indiana will affect the presidential candidates and their campaigns.
  • Friday, April 29th
  • Indiana's Governor Endorses Ted Cruz

    02:41
    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy discusses Indiana Governor Mike Pence's endorsement of Ted Cruz and what impact it might have on the campaign.
  • Thursday, April 28th
  • John Boehner Has Harsh Words for Ted Cruz

    01:49
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris discusses what former Speaker of the House John Boehner is saying about Ted Cruz, calling him "Lucifer in the flesh."
  • Wednesday, April 27th
  • Ted Cruz to Announce Carly Fiorina as His Running Mate

    01:44
    Politico Reporter Alex Isenstadt, who broke the story that Ted Cruz will announce Carly Fiorina as his running mate. 
  • Tuesday, April 26th
  • The Connecticut Primary

    02:27
    Doug Schwartz, Director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, on today's primary in Connecticut and how the candidates are expected to fare.
  • Monday, April 25th
  • A Preview of Tuesday's Primaries in Five States

    02:36
    CBS News Correspondent Nancy Cordes with a look at the Democratic race for President ahead of tomorrow's five primaries.
  • Wednesday, April 20th
  • Delegates and the New York Primary

    01:48
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on the delegate math after New York's primary and previews the five other primaries coming up next week. 
  • Tuesday, April 19th
  • Trump/Koch Comparison

    02:24
    NY Times Presidential Campaign Correspondent Maggie Haberman draws comparisons between Donald Trump and former NYC Mayor Ed Koch.
  • Monday, April 18th
  • Intricacies of Voting in New York

    02:15
    CBS News Director of Elections Anthony Salvanto breaks down what New York's closed primary means and how it will impact this year's Presidential election. 
  • Friday, April 15th
  • New Polling Looks Good For Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Visits the Vatican

    03:06
    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy on positive poll numbers out for Hillary Clinton today and last night's Democratic debate in Brooklyn. He also discusses Bernie Sanders and his trip to the Vatican and how some of Donald Trump's former "Apprentice" contestants coming out against him.
  • Wednesday, April 13th
  • Trump/Nomination Process

    02:34
    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy on Donald Trump saying the Republican Presidential Nomination Process is "Rigged". Portnoy discusses how Trump may be winning with the public but not so much with the delegates. 
  • Tuesday, April 12th
  • Donald Trump and Long Island

    02:48
    New York Times Reporter Nick Confessore on the love/hate relationship between Donald Trump and Long Island residents and the impact it could have on the New York primary.
  • Monday, April 11th
  • Hillary Clinton on the Offensive Against Bernie Sanders

    01:56
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on Hillary Clinton's most recent comments regarding Bernie Sanders. She's campaigning in New York today ahead of next Tuesday's primary.
  • Friday, April 8th
  • The Democratic Campaigns

    01:51
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on the latest with Hillary Clinton's campaign swing through New York, 11 days ahead of the state’s primary. He also discusses Bernie Sanders' upcoming trip to the Vatican.
  • Thursday, April 7th
  • Ted Cruz Visits New York

    02:22
    Albany Bureau Chief for Politico New York Jimmy Vielkind breaks down the message Ted Cruz tried to spread during his visit to Schenectady County, New York today. Cruz will also be visiting a matzah factory in Brooklyn.
  • Wednesday, April 6th
  • John Kasich's Meeting in Washington

    01:58
    Senior Washington Correspondent at Politico Anna Palmer on Governor John Kasich's meeting with Republican donors in Washington today. She also discusses what a contested convention could mean for him in Cleveland.
  • Tuesday, April 5th
  • Donald Trump's Plan for the Wall

    02:40
    CBS News Correspondent Margaret Brennan on Donald Trump's new memo detailing his plan to force Mexico to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. She also discusses President Obama's reaction to the proposal.
  • Outsmarting Bigger Competitors

    00:33
    Joe Connolly with one of the panelists at last week's WCBS Small Business Breakfast, Mitch Modell. The Modell's CEO gives advice on how change can help outsmart bigger competitors.
  • Friday, April 1st
  • Mayor Bill De Blasio

    02:37
    Mayor Bill De Blasio speaks with Lynda Lopez on a variety of topics, including the new $15 an hour minimum wage.
  • Thursday, March 31st
  • Donald Trump Meets with Party Leaders

    02:15
    Politico reporter Alex Isenstadt on Donald Trump's meeting with Republican leaders in Washington, D.C. today. 
  • Wednesday, March 30th
  • A Look at Donald Trump's Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski

    02:38
    Washington Post National Political Correspondent Karen Tumulty discusses her conversation with Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's campaign manager. He has been charged with misdemeanor battery after a run-in with a reporter.
  • Monday, March 28th
  • Bernie Sanders Successes Leads to an Influx of Campaign Donations

    01:55
    Senior Investigative Producer at Politico Ken Vogel on how Bernie Sander's successful weekend has led to lots of campaign donations.
  • Friday, March 25th
  • Attacks on the Wives of the Presidential Candidates

    02:57
    CBS News Correspondent Steve Portnoy on the latest issues in the presidential race, with the candidates' wives getting dragged into it.
  • Thursday, March 24th
  • The Latest Monmouth Poll on Potential Presidential Matchups

    03:23
    Patrick Murray, Director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute, about some hypothetical November matchups.
  • Wednesday, March 23rd
  • Hypothetical Presidential Matchups

    01:57
    Tim Malloy of the Quinnipiac Poll shares some interesting numbers on some hypothetical presidential matchups.
  • Monday, March 21st
  • What Kind of Diplomat Would Donald Trump Be?

    02:36
    Washington Post Political Reporter Philip Rucker on Donald Trump's discussion with the paper's editorial board about the candidate's foreign policy plans.
  • Friday, March 18th
  • More Talk of the Possibility for a Brokered Republican Convention

    02:21
    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy discusses the latest talk about the possibility of a brokered Republican Convention in Cleveland this summer. He breaks down how Donald Trump could win the nomination before the convention and who would benefit from a brokered convention.
  • Thursday, March 17th
  • Senate Democrats Call for Republicans to Hold Confirmation Hearings for Merrick Garland

    03:16
    New York Times Congressional Reporter David Herszenhorn on the press conference Senate Democrats held outside the Supreme Court today, calling on Republicans to hold hearings on the President's nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He also discusses the Republicans reaction to the President's nomination of Merrick Garland.
  • Wednesday, March 16th
  • Monday's Fox News Debate Canceled

    02:42
    New York Magazine National Affairs Editor Gabriel Sherman talks about the cancelation of Monday's scheduled Fox News debate in Utah, after Donald Trump - and then John Kasich - said they would not attend.
  • Monday, March 14th
  • Several Primaries in Important States Will Be Held Tomorrow

    02:00
    CBS News Polling Analyst Fred Backus previews tomorrow's primaries in Ohio, Florida, and Michigan.
  • Friday, March 11th
  • Ben Carson Endorses Trump and a Look Ahead to the Next Round of Presidential Primaries

    02:52
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on Ben Carson's endorsement of Donald Trump, last night's Republican debate, and the next round of primaries for Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday. 
  • Thursday, March 10th
  • What's a Republican Voter to Do?

    02:08
    Long Island Representative Peter King (R-NY) on what he will do as a Republican voter should Donald Trump become the party nominee.
  • Wednesday, March 9th
  • How Did the Polls Get It Wrong in Michigan?

    02:03
    CBS News Polling Analyst Fred Backus on how the polls predicted a comfortable win for Hillary Clinton, but in the end Bernie Sanders won the close primary race.
  • Tuesday, March 8th
  • The Latest Round of Primaries

    02:19
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris breaks down the primaries in Michigan, Mississippi, and Idaho, as well as the Hawaii caucus. 
  • A Big Tuesday for the Democratic Presidential Race

    02:31
    CBS News Correspondent Nancy Cordes on last night's Democratic debate. She also previews the two Democratic primaries tomorrow. 
  • Friday, March 4th
  • A Brokered Republican Convention

    03:32
    Senior Political Correspondent at Yahoo News Jon Ward talks about why a brokered convention is the last thing Donald Trump wants to see.
  • Thursday, March 3rd
  • Chris Christie Sticks by Donald Trump

    02:06
    WCBS Reporter Peter Haskell on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's meeting with reporters in Trenton today. Christie says he's not resigning and he is still backing Donald Trump. 
  • Wednesday, March 2nd
  • Chris Christie and Donald Trump

    03:05
    Editorial Page Editor at the Star-Ledger Tom Moran discusses why New Jersey Governor Chris Christie looked so miserable as he stood behind Donald Trump last night, even after Trump won seven states on Super Tuesday.
  • Monday, February 29th
  • Keeping the Heat on Trump and Super Tuesday

    03:55
    CBS News Political Director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson on Marco Rubio's criticisms of Donald Trump's failure to immediately denounce David Duke and the KKK. He also discusses what Super Tuesday means for candidates like Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Hillary Clinton.
  • Friday, February 26th
  • Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump

    02:14
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on the surprise of Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) endorsing Donald Trump and what it means for the presidential race.
  • Thursday, February 25th
  • Tonight's Republican Debate in Houston

    02:37
    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy previews tonight's Republican debate in Houston, Texas. It's an important night for the candidates, with Super Tuesday less than one week away.
  • Wednesday, February 24th
  • Nevada and Super Tuesday

    02:40
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on the results of the Nevada caucuses and a look ahead to Super Tuesday. 
  • Tuesday, February 23rd
  • John Kasich and the Republican Establishment

    02:50
    Political Reporter at Politico Kyle Cheney on his article, which questions if the Republican establishment wants to John Kasich (R-Ohio) to just go away.
  • Monday, February 22nd
  • Campaign Trail Roundup

    01:18
    Steve Scott and Michael Wallace roundup the latest news on the campaign trail.
  • Friday, February 19th
  • New Marist Poll Results Ahead of Tomorrow's South Carolina Primary

    01:56
    The GOP South Carolina primary is tomorrow, and a new Marist Poll shows Donald Trump leading Ted Cruz by just five points. Marist Poll Director Lee Miringoff spoke to WCBS.
  • Thursday, February 18th
  • Hillary Clinton Leads in Delegates

    03:26
    Associated Press Washington Reporter Stephen Ohlemacher on how Hillary Clinton is adding to her wide lead in the delegates who will decide the Democratic Party's Presidential nominee...despite her close win in Iowa and Bernie Sanders' win in New Hampshire. 
  • Wednesday, February 17th
  • The White House Proposal to Cut Counterterrorism Spending

    02:25
    The White House is proposing big cuts in the nation's counterterrorism spending, with New York losing roughly half of its 180 million dollar budget. Long Island Congressman Peter King (R-NY), chair of the House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, shares his reaction to the proposal. 
  • Tuesday, February 16th
  • Hillary Clinton Meets with the Reverend Al Sharpton

    01:39
    CBS News Correspondent Nancy Cordes on Hillary Clinton's meeting with the Reverend Al Sharpton in Harlem today. She also spoke to a group of civil rights leaders while there. 
  • Monday, February 15th
  • The Battle to Replace Justice Scalia

    02:27
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on how the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will affect the presidential race. 
  • Friday, February 12th
  • North Korea Sanctions

    04:02
    Steve Scott speaks with Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), who wrote the North Korea sanctions bill that's now on President Obama's desk.
  • Thursday, February 11th
  • The Congressional Black Caucus Endorses Hillary Clinton

    02:45
    Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) talks about the political action committee of the Congressional Black Caucus endorsing Hillary Clinton for president.
  • Wednesday, February 10th
  • The Republican Presidential Candidates Moving on to South Carolina

    02:31
    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy is in Manchester, New Hampshire. He reviews the results of last night's primary and what it means for the GOP candidates who remain in the race. 
  • Tuesday, February 9th
  • The New Hampshire Primary Has Arrived

    01:58
    CBS News Correspondent Barry Bagnato is in Manchester, New Hampshire talking to voters. Many of the people he spoke to are still undecided about who will get their vote. 
  • Monday, February 8th
  • The Last Full Day of Campaigning Before the New Hampshire Primary

    01:59
    WCBS reporter Peter Haskell is in Manchester, New Hampshire. He spent some time with Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fl).
  • Friday, February 5th
  • The Final Weekend Before the New Hampshire Primary

    03:10
    CBS News Correspondent Barry Bagnato on what the candidates are doing in the final weekend of campaigning before the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday. 
  • Thursday, February 4th
  • Bring on the Pandas

    02:49
    Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) details her efforts to bring a pair of pandas to New York City. 
  • Wednesday, February 3rd
  • Donald Trump Calls for the Iowa Caucuses to be Nullified

    04:24
    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on Donald Trump's call to nullify the results of the Iowa caucuses because of some actions by Ted Cruz leading up to the caucuses.
  • Tuesday, February 2nd
  • Next Up: New Hampshire

    03:28
    CBS News Correspondent Barry Bagnato is in Hanover, New Hampshire ahead of next week's primary. He breaks down the impact of last night's Iowa caucuses and what it means for the New Hampshire primary. 
  • Monday, February 1st
  • The Iowa Caucuses

    02:30
    Political columnist at the Des Moines Register Kathie Obradovich previews the Iowa caucuses, which will be held tonight.
  • Friday, January 29th
  • The Iowa Caucuses, Last Night's GOP Debate, and the Latest in the Hillary Clinton Email Story

    02:57
    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy on what the candidates are doing ahead of the Iowa caucuses and the impact Donald Trump had on last night's Republican Debate on Fox, which he skipped. Portnoy also discusses the latest information on the emails Hillary Clinton had on her private server. 

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