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Biden picks nominee to head CBP

As the Biden administration tries to cope with illegal immigration at the southern border and the number of unaccompanied migrant children being held in U.S. custody, the president is planning to nominate Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus to lead Customs and Border Protection. Officials apprehended more than 172,000 migrants at the southern border last month, the highest number in two decades. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez joins CBSN AM to discuss this and more.

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HHS nominee Xavier Becerra's Senate hearing

President Biden's choice to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, testified at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday. Republican lawmakers have criticized Becerra for a lack of experience as a health official and his support for abortion rights. Politico Pro health care reporter Alice Miranda Ollstein joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on how Becerra responded to tough questions at the hearing.

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