04-23-2021

For the second straight year, the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives has passed a bill to make Washington DC the 51st state. Democrats say the 700,000 residents who live in DC deserve representation in Congress. Republicans call it a "power grab." The bill failed to make it past the Senate last year and Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson says it faces a similar uphill battle again. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.

04-22-2021

Producing a newscast that's broadcast across the nation and around the globe is a team sport for sure. Correspondents and videographers gather information and video up until the last minute. Then there are a slew of technical aspects from the cameras to the control room that must operate flawlessly, not to mention a day's work of well-laid plans can easily be thrown out at the last minute to accommodate breaking news. Shoshannah Nuñez is the producer of CBN's Faith Nation. Today on the CBN News Daily Rundown she explains how she spends her days, what drives her crazy, and why her job is perfect for adrenaline junkies.

04-21-2021

Companies used to avoid politics like the plague, now they're openly pushing a political agenda. It's all a part of corporate America's efforts to be "woke," and senior international correspondent Dale Hurd says it could have very serious consequences for Christians. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 

04-20-2021

The Israeli political landscape remains in a state of uncertainty. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political opponents scored a big win in the Knesset, presenting greater challenges to forming a governing coalition. Mideast Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with information on how a Knesset vote could block Netanyahu from continuing on as prime minister.

04-19-2021

Having a baby is life-changing. Unfortunately, very few parents get paid leave to help that transition to family life, and that can lead to all kinds of negative consequences. Senior Washington correspondent Jennifer Wishon says we could soon see a big shift in this area as lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree that some federal paid leave plan is needed. She's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 

04-16-2021

The Biden administration is imposing sweeping sanctions on Russia and expelling 10 Russian diplomats. The moves are meant to punish Russia for interfering in US elections and hacking into federal agencies. Meanwhile, Moscow is making moves of its own. More than 80,000 Russian troops now amassed along Ukraine's eastern border. CBN News senior international correspondent George Thomas was in the region just last year. He says this could all just be saber-rattling, designed to test the West or the precursor to a major offensive. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 

04-15-2021

After two decades, American troops will soon be pulling out of Afghanistan. President Biden says the withdrawal will begin May first and be complete by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. CBN News contributor Chuck Holton spent two years in Afghanistan. He weighs in on the decision to end America's longest war on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 

04-14-2021

Republican politicians and conservatives are blasting President Biden's new commission to study overhauling the Supreme Court. The bipartisan group will spend the next six months examining the structure of the High Court. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called the commission, "a direct assault on our nation's independent judiciary and another sign of the far Left's influence over the Biden administration." Senior Washington correspondent Paul Strand has spoken with legal scholars about some of the proposed changes. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. 

04-13-2021

The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in the administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. People expressed concern with many taking to social media to announce they are cancelling their appointments to get the Johnson and Johnson vaccine - but should they be concerned? CBN's Lorie Johnson joins the Daily Rundown with all the details. 

04-12-2021

A 20-year-old black man was shot and killed by police over the weekend. It happened during a traffic stop in a suburb of Minneapolis, only 10 miles away from where former officer Derek Chauvin is on trial for killing George Floyd. Last year, after charges were first filed against Chauvin, Faith Nation anchor John Jessup spoke with several legal experts about the challenges in prosecuting the police. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.

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