Lawmakers scramble to avoid government shutdown this week.

The clock is ticking as lawmakers on Capitol Hill scramble to avoid a government shutdown later this week and prevent the U.S. from defaulting on its debt next month. On Monday, Republican senators blocked a bill to suspend the debt ceiling and keep the government operating past Thursday. CBS News congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave joined CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss the latest.

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President Biden to announce new measures to combat new Omicron variant.

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Legal expert weighs in on arguments in Supreme Court over Mississippi abortion law.

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