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House Democrat on social spending bill

The size of President Biden's proposed social spending bill could be significantly reduced after the president took a more prominent role in negotiations. The first major item that appears to be out is tuition-free community college, and guaranteed paid family leave could be reduced from 12 weeks to possibly four. Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, a Democrat who represents New Jersey's 11th Congressional District, joined CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss the bill.


Biden to pitch his agenda in Connecticut

President Biden will travel to Hartford, Connecticut, on Friday to pitch his "Build Back Better" agenda to the public. He'll focus on the need to invest in child care to help working families. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, Politico's national political correspondent Meridith McGraw and The Wall Street Journal's politics reporter Eliza Collins join CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with the details, and the latest on the upcoming climate summits Mr. Biden will attend in Europe.


Biden pitches "human infrastructure" plan

During a visit to Crystal Lake, Illinois, on Wednesday, President Biden pitched his plans to increase spending on "human infrastructure," like child care and education. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang, The Washington Post's political correspondent Philip Bump, and Insider politics reporter Oma Seddiq join CBSN's "Red & Blue" with more on why Mr. Biden appears to be focusing on districts where Democrats are vulnerable, and how the White House is preparing to respond to the recent spate of Russia-based cyberattacks.

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