Sunday shows - Voting rights legislation dominates

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Voting rights legislation dominated the morning political talk shows on Sunday, just ahead of the Senate taking up the topic on Tuesday.

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) appeared on multiple shows, and said while the Democratic Party's election reform bills may be on "life support," they aren't "dead."

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Clyburn says election reform bills 'may be on life support' but aren't dead

By MYCHAEL SCHNELL

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) on Sunday said election reform bills "may be on life support" on Capitol Hill, but are not dead.

Asked by co-anchor Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union" if he believes the election reform bills currently stalled on Capitol Hill are dead, Clyburn unequivocally said no, but did suggest that they are in a tenuous state.

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Clyburn says he's worried about losing House, 'losing this democracy'

By CAROLINE VAKIL

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) said in an interview that he is worried about losing the House in 2022 and "losing this democracy," saying that is the reason why he is pushing so much for Democrats' voting rights legislation.

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Clyburn: Sinema 'not right' for backing filibuster in light of potential GOP majority

By MYCHAEL SCHNELL

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) on Sunday said Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's (D-Ariz.) reasoning for defending the filibuster is "not right," after the Arizona Democrat said she wants to keep the legislative hurdle intact to protect a potential GOP majority from enacting sweeping change in the future.

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GOP senator knocks Biden for 'spreading things that are untrue' in voting rights speech

By MYCHAEL SCHNELL

"Now if you're trying to call the United States of America to unity, trying to get us to where we will come to common ground, you don't end up spreading things that are untrue, are frankly lies, and that's why people think we need to filibuster, otherwise you're just totally rolled by somebody who's willing to sacrifice truth to pursue their agenda," Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy (La.) said.

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Romney: I never got a call from White House to discuss voting rights

By JOSEPH CHOI

"Sadly, this election reform bill that the president has been pushing, I never got a call on that from the White House," Republican Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) said.

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Kaine says core of spending bill will pass but most of it is 'dead'

By MYCHAEL SCHNELL

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) on Sunday said he believes the core provisions of the Democrats' social spending and climate bill will pass, but conceded that the most recent version of the measure is "dead" after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced last month that he opposed the package.

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Half in new poll say they're frustrated with Biden's presidency

By JOSEPH CHOI

Half the respondents in a new CBS News poll released on Sunday said they were frustrated with Joe Biden's presidency, just a few days before he marks his first full year in office.

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Murthy: Supreme Court vaccine mandate block is a 'setback for public health'

By JOSEPH CHOI

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said on Sunday that the Supreme Court's decision to temporarily block the Biden administration's vaccine mandate for large workplaces was a "setback for public health."

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Texas Republican: FBI probe into synagogue hostage taker spreads to London, Tel Aviv

By JOSEPH CHOI

The FBI's investigation into the gunman who took hostages at a Texas synagogue for over 10 hours on Saturday has spread to London and Tel Aviv, according to the top Republican in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Michael McCaul (Texas).

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