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Eye On Politics

Eye On Politics

Daily interview on politics with Steve Scott.
  • Thursday, May 21st
  • Congressional Editor at Politico Mike Zapler on President Obama's trade agenda, which passed the Senate today.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, May 21, 2015
  • CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst Pamela Falk on heightened tensions between North and South Korea.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, May 20, 2015
  • Tuesday, May 19th
  • Politico Senior Reporter Josh Gerstein on a judge's rejection of the State Department's plan to release some of Hillary Clinton's emails in January.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, May 19, 2015
  • Politico's Ben Schreckinger on the announcement the federal government will no longer send some military style equipment to local police departments.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, May 18, 2015
  • Friday, May 15th
  • CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on the upcoming announcements of several Presidential maybes, like Rick Santorum and George Pataki.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, May 15, 2015
  • Thursday, May 14th
  • CBS News Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on Martin O'Malley, the Democrat who will officially announce he's joining the Presidential race on May 30.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, May 14, 2015
  • Wednesday, May 13th
  • Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY), a member of the House Appropriations Committee. Today the committee rejected a call for additional funding for Amtrak.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, May 13, 2015
  • Tuesday, May 12th
  • CBS Congressional Correspondent Steven Portnoy on today's Senate vote over a trade deal which is one of the biggest items on President Obama's agenda.

    Alex Silverman, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, May 12, 2015
  • Albany Bureau Chief for Capital New York Jimmy Vielkind on the replacement for Dean Skelos in the New York Senate.

    Alex Silverman, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, May 11, 2015
  • Friday, May 8th
  • CBS News Congressional Correspondent Steven Portnoy on AG Loretta Lynch's announcement of a federal investigation into the Baltimore police department

    Lynda Lopez, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, May 8, 2015
  • Thursday, May 7th
  • Politico.com's Marianne LeVine on why Chris Christie's signature achievement as New Jersey Governor may be going up in smoke.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, May 7, 2015
  • Capital New York's Albany Bureau Chief Jimmy Vielkind on efforts by NY Senate Democrats to force out indicted Republican Majority Leader Dean Skelos.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, May 6, 2015
  • Tuesday, May 5th
  • Politico Chief Political Correspondent Glenn Thrush on Mike Huckabee, the latest candidate to jump into the pool of Republican Presidential hopefuls.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, May 5, 2015
  • Capital New York Albany Bureau Chief Jimmy Vielkind on how Albany is affected by the charges against NY Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, May 4, 2015
  • Friday, May 1st
  • NJ Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Chairman of the Transportation Committee, comments on the latest developments in the Bridgegate scandal.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, May 1, 2015
  • CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who is running for the Democratic nomination for President.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, April 30, 2015
  • Wednesday, April 29th
  • Energy and Environment Reporter at "Capital New York" Scott Waldman explains how the current ban on fracking in New York State may not be permanent.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, April 29, 2015
  • Tuesday, April 28th
  • Bronx and Westchester Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) talks about his bill in Washington which aims to crack down on "swatting."

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, April 28, 2015
  • National Editor at Politico Michael Hirsch on new Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, April 27, 2015
  • Friday, April 24th
  • The New York Times' Maggie Haberman on the dinner Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz attended with a pair of gay hotel owners.

    Alex Silverman, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, April 24, 2015
  • Thursday, April 23rd
  • Politico Reporter Katie Glueck breaks down the allegations Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is facing.

    Deborah Rodriguez, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, April 23, 2015
  • Wednesday, April 22nd
  • Capital New York's Jimmy Vielkind, who just returned from Cuba where he covered New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's trip.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, April 22, 2015
  • CBS News Congressional Correspondent Steven Portnoy on the latest developments on Lorretta Lynch's nomination for Attorney General.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, April 21, 2015
  • Monday, April 20th
  • Capital New York's Albany Bureau Chief Jimmy Vielkind speaks with Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll about NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's trip to Cuba.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, April 20, 2015
  • Friday, April 17th
  • CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on the state GOP meeting in New Hampshire. Nearly 20 Republican Presidential hopefuls are attending.

    Deborah Rodriguez, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, April 17, 2015
  • Thursday, April 16th
  • Capital New York's Jimmy Vielkind on a "New York Times" report of a federal grand jury case against NY Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son.

    Deborah Rodriguez, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, April 16, 2015
  • Managing Editor of Bloomberg Politics Mark Halprin with a new poll on how U.S. policy on Israel and Iran will affect votes for President in 2016.

    Deborah Rodriquez, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, April 15, 2015
  • Tuesday, April 14th
  • Politico Reporter Eli Stokols on the difficulties Hillary Clinton is facing about how relatable she seems to people.

    Deborah Rodriguez, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, April 14, 2015
  • National Political Reporter for Politico Gabriel DeBenedetti on the new candidates joining the presidential race.

    Deborah Rodriguez, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, April 13, 2015
  • Friday, April 10th
  • CBS Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on Hillary Clinton's expected announcement on Sunday, declaring her candidacy for President.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, April 10, 2015
  • Thursday, April 9th
  • Managing Editor at Bloomberg Politics and host of "With All Due Respect" Mark Halperin on his article about Ted Cruz's campaign fundraising success.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, April 8, 2015
  • Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop (D-NJ) on new zoning which would limit chain stores and restaurants to help mom and pop businesses.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, April 7, 2015
  • Monday, April 6th
  • Senior Political Editor at CBS News Steve Chaggaris on what a Rand Paul presidential campaign would look like.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, April 6, 2015
  • CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst Pamela Falk on what the Iran nuclear deal will mean for U.S. relations around the world.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, April 3, 2015
  • Thursday, April 2nd
  • CBS News Congressional Correspondent Steven Portnoy on reports of charges against New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, April 1, 2015
  • Tuesday, March 31st
  • Indypolitics.org editor in chief/WIBC host Abdul-Hakim Shabazz on Gov. Mike Pence's (R-IN) news conference on the Religious Freedom Information Act.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, March 31, 2015
  • Monday, March 30th
  • Eye on Politics

    Steve Scott and George Pataki on the Former NY Governors possible Presidential Run
  • Friday, March 27th
  • Politico's Senior Congressional Reporter Manu Raju on Harry Reid announcing his retirement and endorsing NY Senator Chuck Schumer for minority leader.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, March 27, 2015
  • Thursday, March 26th
  • Staten Island DA Daniel Donovan, the Republican running for the seat vacated by Congressman Michael Grimm. The special election is on May 5th.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, March 26, 2015
  • Managing Editor at Bloomberg Politics and host of "With All Due Respect" John Heilemann discusses Ted Cruz's announcement he's running for President.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, March 25, 2015
  • Tuesday, March 24th
  • Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on Ted Cruz's decision to run for President, the delay in confirming Loretta Lynch for Attorney General, and threats by ISIS.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, March 24, 2015
  • Monday, March 23rd
  • CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on Ted Cruz announcing his candidacy for President.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, March 23, 2015
  • Friday, March 20th
  • Jason Horowitz for the New York Times on how Benjamin Netanyahu's victory affects Hillary Clinton.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, March 20, 2015
  • Thursday, March 19th
  • CBS Congressional Correspondent Steven Portnoy on how human trafficking legislation is holding up Loretta Lynch's confirmation as Attorney General.

    Alex Silverman, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, March 19, 2015
  • CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on Donald Trump, who is forming a presidential exploratory committee.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, March 18, 2015
  • Tuesday, March 17th
  • Brooklyn City Councilman Vincent Gentile, the Democrat running for the seat vacated by Congressman Michael Grimm. The special election is on May 5.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, March 17, 2015
  • CBS News Justice Reporter Paul Reid on the latest holdup for Loretta Lynch's nomination for US Attorney General.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, March 16, 2015
  • Friday, March 13th
  • Senior Politics Editor for Politico Charlie Mahtesian talks about Republican would-be candidates on the road in New Hampshire.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, March 13, 2015
  • Thursday, March 12th
  • Author, historian and Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough on what makes a good leader, the potential "leadership vacuum" in Washington, and history

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, March 12, 2015
  • Tuesday, March 10th
  • Politico Political Reporter Katie Glick talks Joe Biden's chances as a Democratic Presidential candidate, after Hillary Clinton's email controversy.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, March 10, 2015
  • Jimmy Vielkind of Capital New York breaks down which staffers are getting big raises thanks to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, March 9, 2015
  • Friday, March 6th
  • CBS News Correspondent Bill Plante talks about his return to Selma to interview President Obama, 50 years after he interviewed Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, March 6, 2015
  • Wednesday, March 4th
  • Politico's Senior Investigative Reporter Josh Gerstein on Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account while she was Secretary of State.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, March 4, 2015
  • Tuesday, March 3rd
  • Washington Post reporter Colby Itkowitz with analysis of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, March 3, 2015
  • Monday, March 2nd
  • Congressmen Lee Zeldin (R-NY) and Steve Israel (D-NY), both from Long Island, on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress.

    Alex Silverman, in for Steve Scott, presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, March 2, 2015
  • Friday, February 27th
  • CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy on the Congressional fight to stop money from running out for the Department of Homeland Security.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, February 27, 2015
  • Thursday, February 26th
  • Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) gives us a status report on where the Homeland Security funding issue stands in the Senate.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, February 26, 2015
  • Wednesday, February 25th
  • Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor John Heilemann on Hillary Clinton's possible strategy in 2016 and the latest on homeland security funding.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Wednesday, February 25, 2015
  • Tuesday, February 24th
  • Ranking member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) on Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald's apology for lying.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  • Monday, February 23rd
  • Following Patricia Arquette's Oscar speech, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announces he will be reintroducing the Equal Rights Amendment.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Monday, February 23, 2015