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Elaine Cagas Quijano is an American television reporter. Formerly with CNN, she is now a correspondent and anchor with CBS News.
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Conspiracy theories go viral and raise concerns ahead of 2020 electionConspiracy theories have exploded online during the pandemic and in the days leading up to the election, bombarding people with false narratives intended to cause fear and disorder. CNET senior..
Pennsylvania A.G. on Supreme Court, ballot deadlines and the vote countThe addition of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court potentially breaks the deadlock after last week's 4-4 decision allowing Pennsylvania's extended mail-in ballot deadline to stand. Pennsylvania..
With time running out to mail in ballots, millions have already votedWith just a week left in the 2020 campaign, the window to mail an absentee ballot and have it arrive by Election Day may already have closed. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Washington..
Black Voters Matter Fund co-founder Latosha Brown weighs in on voter intimidationBlack Lives Matter Fund co-founder Latosha Brown joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano to discuss the decades-old tensions between police and people of color on Election Day, as well as her..
Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme CourtThe Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday just days before Election Day, solidifying the conservative majority on the court as it is set to consider several..
Southeast Michigan reports mail delays ahead of electionElection officials in the battleground state of Michigan predict the state could break its voter turnout record in 2020. With two-thirds of those votes expected to be sent by mail this year, a new..
Senator Joe Manchin: "Great concern" about how Amy Coney Barrett will rule on Affordable Care ActSenate Republicans are set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, giving President Trump his third appointment in just four years. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin was one of the few..
President Trump weighs firing FBI Director Christopher Wray after electionAfter a number of public disagreements between the White house and the FBI director, it is an open question whether Christopher Wray will hold onto his job after the election, even if President Trump..
"Red & Blue": Breaking down the final Trump-Biden presidential debatePresident Trump and Joe Biden faced off Thursday night in Nashville. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News correspondent Nikole Killion, CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major..
Poll: Biden and Trump tied in Georgia as Democrats try to flip Senate seatsGreg Bluestein, a political reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, spoke to "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano about the state of the races for president and for Georgia's two Senate races.
Pelosi "optimistic" about relief deal with White House, but Senate GOP remains resistantHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi says she's "optimstic" about the prospect of a coronavirus relief deal with the White House, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is advising the Trump administration..
Biden reportedly vetting Republicans for Cabinet positionsPolitico reports that Democratic nominee Joe Biden's transition team is vetting several Republican candidates for potential seats in his Cabinet. Bill Scher, a contributing editor to Politico Magazine..
Number of uninsured children in U.S. rises sharply during Trump administrationThe number of uninsured children has been rising sharply across the U.S. over the past three years, according to a recent report from the Health Policy Institute at Georgetown University. The rate..
CBS News poll: Biden leads Trump in Wisconsin, has edge in ArizonaThe latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leading in the key states of Arizona and Wisconsin. CBS News director of elections and surveys Anthony..
Trump slams Dr. Fauci, downplays coronavirus as cases rise across U.S.President Trump launched new attacks against Dr. Anthony Fauci on the campaign trail Monday, calling the nation's top infectious disease expert a "disaster." CBS News White House correspondent Ben..
Trump slams Biden for listening to scientists as COVID-19 hospitalizations risePresident Trump criticized Joe Biden for listening to scientists' advice on handling the coronavirus pandemic, saying if they had their way the country would "be in a massive depression." CBSN..
McConnell rules out vote on COVID bill as Trump hits campaign trailAs COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the U.S., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is ruling out a vote on a comprehensive stimulus bill. "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano spoke to CBSN political..
Democratic candidate Julie Oliver says Texas will "absolutely go blue" in 2020Texas is seen as the ultimate Electoral College prize for Democrats, but the state has been a Republican stronghold for years. Julie Oliver, the Democratic candidate for the state's 25th Congressional..
With 20 days left until the election, has Trump kept his campaign promises?More than 14 million people have already cast their votes in the 2020 general election. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and Washington Post..
Where the presidential race stands with 20 days left until Election DayWith 20 days to go until Election Day in November, Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads in states worth 279 electoral votes, enough to theoretically win the presidency. CBS News director of elections and..
Barrett pressed on issues facing court on Day 2 of confirmation hearingJudge Amy Coney Barrett was pressed on how she would rule on a variety of issues she is likely to face if confirmed to the Supreme Court during the second dayt of her confirmation hearing. CBSN legal..
Quicker government action could have significantly reduced COVID-19 deaths in the U.S.Epidemiologists say the number of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. could have been reduced by up to 83% if the government had enforced social distancing guidelines sooner. Stewart Patrick, the director..
California elections officials order Republicans to remove illegal ballot drop boxesCalifornia's Secretary of State issued a cease-and-desist order, telling the state's GOP to remove illegal ballot drop boxes by Thursday. But, the party isn't backing down, citing the state's "ballot..
Why the Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity opposes more coronavirus aidSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is planning a vote on a limited coronavirus stimulus bill as the Trump administration and House Democrats struggle to reach a comprehensive deal. Tim Phillips,..
Lawmakers lay out arguments for and against Trump's Supreme Court nomineeLawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee delivered their opening arguments Monday as the confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett began. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy..
Trump tests negative for coronavirus ahead of first campaign rally since diagnosisThe White House says President Trump has tested negative for COVID-19, just as he heads to his first campaign rally since being diagnosed. With three weeks left before the election, Mr. Trump is..
Amy Coney Barrett casts herself in the mold of Antonin Scalia on Day 1 of Supreme Court hearingsIn the first day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Democrats sought to frame their opposition by focusing on the legal threat to the Affordable Care Act. CBS News..
Trump and Biden tied in Iowa as Biden leads in Michigan and NevadaWith just three weeks before Election Day, the latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll digs into three key states: Michigan, Nevada and Iowa. CBS News director of elections and survey Anthony..
"Welcome to Pine Lake": CBSN Originals' first feature-length documentary"Welcome to Pine Lake" is the first feature-length documentary by CBSN Originals that tells the story of a women-led city in the Deep South. The documentary also uncovers the institutional racism..
Department of Justice makes changes to longstanding policy on election interference, report saysProPublica reports the Department of Justice sent an email that said federal investigators can publicly look into suspected election fraud before the polls close. It specifically mentioned postal..
Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist says militia group wanted to "disrupt the election process"Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer says she's not worried about violence as the election nears, despite the recent kidnapping plot against her. Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist joins CBSN's Elaine..
Asian Americans face high coronavirus infection rates and unemploymentCoronavirus has had a devastating impact on the Asian American community, which has seen a higher mortality rate than White Americans. Elaine Quijano reports for “Asian Americans: Battling Bias.”
Hollywood faces financial crisis as studios delay release of summer blockbustersThe pandemic is wreaking havoc in Hollywood as most movie studios have paused production indefinitely. With studios repeatedly postponing the release of summer blockbusters, the entertainment industry..
CBS News special "Asian Americans: Battling Bias" examines plight of minority group during pandemicFor many Asian Americans, the pandemic has brought a new wave of discrimination that they say they haven't felt since World War II. CBS News' Race and Culture Unit explores the impact of racist..
Second presidential debate in doubt after Trump objects to virtual formatThe second debate between President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden is in doubt after the nonpartisan commission running the debates moved the October 15th event to be virtual. CBSN political..
Mike Pence and Kamala Harris face off in first and only vice presidential debateVice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris squared off in the first and only vice presidential debate Wednesday in Salt Lake City, Utah. The two sparred over a number of issues including the..
Former Hilary Clinton adviser on how Harris should take on Pence in vice presidential debateFormer deputy assistant Secretary of State and senior adviser to Hillary Clinton, Philippe Reines joins Elaine Quijano to discuss how Senator Kamala Harris might take on Vice President Mike Pence..
"Red & Blue": Takeaways from the 2020 vice presidential debateVice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris met in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the vice presidential debate on Wednesday. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News political..
Trump returns to Oval Office after backing out of coronavirus aid talksPresident Trump has returned to the Oval Office after his COVID-19 diagnosis. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, and Boston Globe deputy Washington..
How CBS News will be calling states on election night and afterwardMore than 5 million early ballots have already been cast in the 2020 general election, according to the U.S. Elections Project. CBS News Director of Elections and Surveys Anthony Salvanto spoke to "Red..
The most competitive Senate races in 2020CBS News political director Caitlin Conant joins Elaine Quijano on CBSN's "Red and Blue" with a breakdown of the U.S. Senate races we're watching closely ahead of Election Day.
Stephen Miller becomes the latest White House aide to test positive for COVID-19White House senior advisor Stephen Miller is the latest top aide to test positive, as President Trump continues to be treated for COVID-19. CBS News White House correspondent Ben Tracy joins CBSN's..
Joe Biden campaigns in Pennsylvania, calls for national unity at GettysburgFormer Vice President Joe Biden made a campaign stop in the battleground state of Pennsylvania Tuesday and called for national unity and healing. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joined..
Hurricane Delta rapidly intensifies into Category 4 storm as it barrels toward Cancun"You've likely never experienced a storm this strong before in your life," says CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli. He joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to explain Hurricane..
China, Russia and white supremacy top DHS' first public threat assessmentChina, Russia and white supremacy are some of the biggest threats to the U.S., according to a new report from the Department of Homeland Security. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine..
Trump backs out of relief talks as he continues to downplay virusPresident Trump says he's pulling out of talks for more coronavirus relief as he continues to downplay the threat of COVID-19. CBS News correspondent Nikole Killion, CBSN political reporter Caitlin..
Progressive groups sue to block Texas governor's order limiting ballot drop-off locationsProgressive groups in Texas are suing to block a last-minute order from Governor Greg Abbott that limits the number of drop-off locations for absentee ballots. Under the order, the state can have no..
Trump back at the White House, but "may not be entirely out of the woods yet"President Trump left Walter Reed Military Medical Center on Monday night, and returned to the White House as he continues treatment for COVID-19. CBSN political contributor Molly Hooper and Politico..
Trump leaves Walter Reed after days of aggressive treatment for COVID-19President Trump was released from Walter Reed Medical Center on Monday, just three days after his COVID-19 diagnosis. Dr. Bob Wachter, chair of UC San Francisco's Department of Medicine, joins CBSN's..
Trump says he's leaving hospital, tweets "don't be afraid of COVID!"President Trump says he's leaving the hospital Monday evening, as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread through the White House and Republican Party. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe..