A CBS News poll shows just a quarter of voters want the next commander-in-chief to continue President Obama's policies. Nearly a half want more conservative policies. Former "Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer and The Atlantic senior editor Alex Wagner join "CBS This Morning" to discuss President Obama's Wednesday night address at the Democratic convention.
After his 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity and confined to a psychiatric hospital. But Hinckley has slowly been allowed to spend time away from the Washington facility. Paula Reid reports from St. Elizabeths Hospital on why a judge is letting Hinckley go home forever.
One of the country's longest-serving progressive Democrats was a late convert to Hillary Clinton's campaign. California Gov. Jerry Brown praised Clinton and her work to fight climate change Wednesday at the Democratic convention. Brown's endorsement of Clinton comes despite the fact his lifelong causes are similar to those of Bernie Sanders. Brown joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the Democratic convention and why he thinks Donald Trump is unstable.
Chelsea Clinton will introduce her mother, Hillary Clinton, Thursday night at the Democratic convention. It comes a week after Chelsea's friend, Ivanka Trump, made the case at the GOP convention in Cleveland for her father, Donald Trump. The daughters have been friendly for years, but when it comes to this 2016 campaign, it's family first. Julianna Goldman reports.
In his Democratic convention speech Wednesday night, President Obama said Donald Trump will not win the White House with a campaign based on fear. Dan Pfeiffer, former senior adviser to the president, and Jon Favreau, the president's former director of speechwriting who helped with the convention address, join "CBS This Morning" to discuss Mr. Obama's convention address and Hillary Clinton's upcoming speech.
Prosecutors decided to drop their charges against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray. Gray was arrested in April 2015 and died a week after he was severely injured during a 45-minute ride in a police van. Jeff Pegues reports from Baltimore on the prosecution's defiant statement.
After Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he hopes Russia tracks down 30,000 personal emails that Hillary Clinton deleted from her time as secretary of state, Robby Mook, Clinton's campaign manager, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why he thinks Trump comments are "unbecoming" and Hillary Clinton's upcoming convention address Thursday night.
Donald Trump shook up many Democrats with his latest dig at Hillary Clinton. On Wednesday, Trump suggested if Russians are responsible for hacking Democratic Party emails, they could also find deleted emails from the private servers Clinton used when she was secretary of state. The Republican candidate said later he wasn't serious. Major Garrett reports.
In a primetime convention speech that looked back and ahead, President Obama came to Philadelphia to put his popularity behind Hillary Clinton. The latest CBS News-New York Times poll shows 53 percent of Americans approve of the job the president is doing. Mr. Obama laid out his accomplishments, yet emphasized there's "more work to do." Julianna Goldman reports.
Hillary Clinton lays out her plan for America's future Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention. She was there Wednesday to take the baton from President Obama. The old adversaries from 2008 embraced after the president praised Clinton's readiness for the Oval Office. He and other speakers hammered Donald Trump with some of the toughest talk of the convention. Nancy Cordes reports.
President Obama passes the baton to Hillary Clinton with a ringing endorsement at the Democratic National Convention. Also, Trump sparks outrage in both political parties after essentially calling on Russia to commit cyber espionage. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.