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Eye On Politics

Eye On Politics

Daily interview on politics with Steve Scott.
  • Wednesday, February 10th
  • The Republican Presidential Candidates Moving on to South Carolina

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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. 
  • Thursday, January 28th
  • Donald Trump, the GOP Debate, and Megyn Kelly

    Donald Trump, who still plans on skipping the GOP Debate this evening on Fox News, has been re-tweeting photos of Fox News Anchor Megyn Kelly, with a caption calling her "the bimbo that's asking presidential questions." Mic News Senior Political Correspondent Celeste Katz breaks down what impact this may have, if any, on his campaign and whether there is any chance he will attend the debate tonight. 
  • Wednesday, January 27th
  • Donald Trump Will Skip Tomorrow's Republican Debate

    CNN's Brian Stelter on Donald Trump, who is skipping tomorrow's Fox News/Google Republican debate.
  • Monday, January 25th
  • The Millennial Vote in the Democratic Presidential Campaign

    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on Hillary Clinton's efforts to appeal to millennial voters, now that she's fallen behind Senator Bernie Sanders in the polls among voters 45 years and younger in Iowa. 
  • Friday, January 22nd
  • Countdown to the First Votes

    CBS's Steven Portnoy on Presidential Politics and the DC Snow Shutdown
  • Thursday, January 21st
  • The Latest on the Presidential Campaigns Ahead of the Iowa Caucuses

    CBS News Correspondent Nancy Cordes with the latest on the presidential campaigns ahead of the Iowa caucuses, which are ten days away.
  • Tuesday, January 19th
  • Tom Suozzi's Potential Congressional Run

    Former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi is forming an exploratory committee to possibly run for the congressional seat being vacated by Steve Israel (D-NY). Suozzi spoke with WCBS reporter Sophia Hall.
  • Monday, January 18th
  • Donald Trump and Christianity

    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy on Donald Trump, who during at a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia said he's going to protect Christianity. Trump's speech may be an attempt to gain some evangelical votes before the Iowa caucus as Ted Cruz gains ground with evangelical voters. 
  • Friday, January 15th
  • Reaction to Ted Cruz's Comments on "New York Values"

    Representative Peter King (R-NY) criticizes Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz after his comments on "New York values" at last night's GOP debate in South Carolina. 
  • Thursday, January 14th
  • The Last Republican Presidential Debate Before the Iowa Caucus

    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris previews tonight's Republican Presidential debate in South Carolina. It's the last GOP debate before the Iowa caucus.
  • Wednesday, January 13th
  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State of the State Address

    WCBS Reporter Ginny Kosola breaks down today's State of the State Address by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
  • Tuesday, January 12th
  • Bernie Sanders is Now Ahead of Hillary Clinton in Iowa

    Peter Brown, Assistant Director of the Quinnipiac Poll, on their new poll showing Bernie Sanders leading Hillary Clinton by five points in Iowa. 
  • Monday, January 11th
  • Results of the Latest Monmouth University Polling Institute's New Hampshire Poll

    Patrick Murray of the Monmouth University Polling Institute with the results of their latest New Hampshire poll. The New Hampshire primary is four weeks from tomorrow. 
  • Friday, January 8th
  • A New Release of Hillary Clinton's Emails

    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy on the latest release of Hillary Clinton's emails, which came at 2am. The previous release had been on New Year's Eve, which is raising accusations the administration is trying to bury the news by releasing the emails on holidays or overnight. 
  • Thursday, January 7th
  • New Proposals from Governor Cuomo

    Greg David of Crain's New York on Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposals to overhaul Penn Station, an expansion of the Jacob Javits Center, and other projects, which David calls a "fiscal fantasy tour."
  • Wednesday, January 6th
  • Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY)

    Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) talks with WCBS 880 in his first broadcast interview since his surprise announcement that he won't seek re-election this year.
  • Tuesday, January 5th
  • Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) on Gun Control

    Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) reacts to President Obama's executive actions to expand background checks for gun buyers.
  • Monday, January 4th
  • Big Doings for Candidates in New Hampshire

    CBS Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett says New Hampshire is a focus in the Presidential Race for both Democrats and Republicans. He joins Steve Scott and Michael Wallace for the Eye on Politics.
  • Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
  • A Look at the new Q Poll for President

    Steve Scott looks at the results of the new Quinnipiac Poll on National Presidential Politics
  • Monday, December 21st, 2015
  • Republican Field shrinks by One

    Steve Scott with CBS's Steve Chaggaris on the end of the line for the Lindsay Graham Campaign for President
  • Friday, December 18th, 2015
  • Congress Pass Landmark Zadroga Funding Bill

    WCBS's Steve Scott with New York Republican Congressman Dan Donovan on the news that lawmakers in WAshington have voted to support health care relief for those impacted by the 9/11 attacks and rescue efforts.
  • Thursday, December 17th, 2015
  • Donald Trump Says He Won't Run as an Independent, but if He Does?

    Politico Reporter Ben Schreckinger on what happens if Donald Trump changes his mind and runs as an Independent. 
  • Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
  • Zadroga Act

    Rep. Peter King talks with Steve Scott about the extension of the Zadroga Act, helping 9/11 first responders.
  • Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
  • Congressional Budget Deal

    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy on the budget deal being worked on by Congress, the possibility of a government shutdown, and whether funding for the Zadroga Act will be included.
  • Monday, December 14th, 2015
  • GOP Poll Leaders

    Political Columnist at the Des Moines Register Kathie Obradovich on the latest numbers for the Republican Race in Iowa, where Ted Cruz is at the top of the list, despite Donald Trump's national lead.
  • Friday, December 11th, 2015
  • Ben Carson's Threats to Leave the Republican Party

    Washington Post National Politics Reporter Tom Hamburger on Ben Carson threatening to leave the Republican Party over talk of a brokered convention for the Republicans in Cleveland next summer. 
  • Thursday, December 10th, 2015
  • New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on the Zadroga Act

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), on the stalled efforts to reauthorize the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
  • Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
  • San Bernardino and New Visa and Education Legislation

    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy with the new information we are learning today about the shooters in the San Bernardino massacre. He also discusses an education bill passed by the Senate today, as well as the bill the House passed yesterday regarding the visa waiver program for people entering the country. 
  • Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
  • Reaction to Donald Trump's Call for Muslims to be Banned from Entering the U.S.

    CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy on Capitol Hill with reaction from the White House, the Speaker of the House, and Republican Presidential candidates to Donald Trump's call for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States.  
  • Monday, December 7th, 2015
  • New Poll Numbers in Iowa

    Debbie Rodriguez in for Steve Scott speaks with CBS News Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on a surge by Ted Cruz in new polling
  • Friday, December 4th, 2015
  • CBS News Correspondent Nancy Cordes on Gun Control

    CBS News Correspondent Nancy Cordes on whether the San Bernardino shooting will have an impact on the gun control debate. 
  • Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
  • President Obama

    President Obama at the White House addresses the investigation into the San Bernardino shooting.
  • Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
  • NJ Senator Menendez on the New Transporation Bill

    Steve Scott with NJ Senator Robert Menendez on what the new transportation bill means for us.
  • Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
  • CBS News White House Correspondent Pam Coulter

    CBS News White House Correspondent Pam Coulter is in Paris with a wrap-up of the President's trip to the climate summit.
  • Monday, November 30th, 2015
  • Trouble filling the CEO Job at the Port Authority

    Steve Scott with the Wall Street Journal's Andrew Tangel on the politics of hiring a Port Authority CEO
  • Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
  • Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop

    Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop responds to Governor Christie's proposal to develop Liberty State Park. He also talks about Donald Trump's comment about people in Jersey City celebrating on 9/11.
  • Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
  • Today's Joint News Conference at the White House with Presidents Obama and Hollande

    CBS News Correspondent Chip Reid at the White House with a wrap-up of today's news conference held by President Obama and French President Francois Hollande.
  • Monday, November 23rd, 2015
  • Responding to the Threat of Terror

    CBS News Director of Elections Anthony Salvanto discusses the new CBS News poll which looks at how Americans think the President is dealing with ISIS and the effect recent terror attacks are having on the Presidential race.
  • Friday, November 20th, 2015
  • Candidates' Comments on Refugees

    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on the comments Presidential candidates are making about Muslims and how the nation feels about allowing refugees into the country.
  • Thursday, November 19th, 2015
  • The House Vote on Syrian Refugees

    Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), on why he voted against the House bill deciding whether or not to let in Syrian refugees fleeing civil war. The House did vote in favor of increasing restrictions on refugees, 289-137.
  • Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
  • Foreign Policy takes Center Stage in Elections

    CBS's Steve Chaggaris looks at the how the events of the past week in Europe are shaping the Presidential Election debate.
  • Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
  • U.S. Reaction to the Paris Terror Attacks

    Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, discusses how the U.S. should respond to the Paris terror attacks.
  • Monday, November 16th, 2015
  • Politics and the Paris Attacks

    CBS's John Dickerson weighs in on how terrorism and world affairs has taken center stage in Presidential Politics.
  • Friday, November 13th, 2015
  • Debate Preview

    A preview of what Bernie Sanders needs to do in Saturday night's debate in Iowa
  • Thursday, November 12th, 2015
  • Hudson River Rail Tunnel

    Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) on today's developments for a proposed new Hudson River rail tunnel, with the federal government and Amtrak agreeing to pay half the costs.
  • Hudson River Tunnel Project Progress

    The Hudson River Tunnel project is a giant step closer to reality with a funding commitment from the Feds and Amtrak. We talked to NJ Senator Cory Booker
  • Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
  • Veterans Day

    CBS News White House Correspondent Pam Coulter on what President Obama is asking Congress to do for veterans this Veterans Day.
  • Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
  • Preview of the 4th GOP Debate

    CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris on tonight's GOP Presidential Debate in Milwaukee. Eight of the candidates will appear on stage.
  • Monday, November 9th, 2015
  • White House Meeting with Israeli Prime Minister

    CBS News Correspondent Chip Reid fills us in on the fence mending meeting between Obama and Netanyahu.
  • Friday, November 6th, 2015
  • Politico Political Reporter Kyle Cheney, who broke the news today Republican Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson made up the story that he applied and was accepted to West Point.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Friday, November 6, 2015
  • Thursday, November 5th, 2015
  • CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy on the major highway and transit bill the House passed today.

    Steve Scott presents the Eye on Politics for Thursday, November 5, 2015
  • Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
  • Eye On Politics

    Do consumers need protection from lawsuits over negative online reviews? CBS Correspondent Steven Portnoy tells us about the debate in Congress over "gag clauses".

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