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Chris Coons: United States Senator from Delaware
Christopher Andrew Coons is an American politician serving as the Junior United States Senator from Delaware since 2010. A member of the Democratic Party, he won a special election to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat when Joe Biden resigned to become Vice President of the United States. Previously, Coons was the county executive of New Castle County. Coons is the 1983 Truman Scholar from Delaware, and the first recipient of the award to serve in the United States Senate.

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Democratic senator to press Trump's Supreme Court nominee on Obamacare

On CBS' "Face the Nation," Democratic Senator Chris Coons told moderator Margaret Brennan he will ask Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett about statements she's made about rulings on the..
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Transcript: Chris Coons on "Face the Nation"

The following is a transcript of an interview with Delaware Senator Chris Coons that aired Sunday, September 27, 2020, on "Face the Nation."
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Coons says he'll press Barrett on Obamacare at confirmation hearing

Democratic Senator Chris Coons, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says he'll question Amy Coney Barrett about previous comments questioning rulings upholding the Affordable Care Act.
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Senator Chris Coons on COVID-19 relief legislation and foreign interference in 2020 election

Senator Chris Coons, a Democrat from Delaware, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss foreign efforts to interfere in the upcoming election and stalled negotiations over coronavirus relief legislation on..
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Delaware Sen. Chris Coons says Joe Biden is almost certainly going to run

Senator Chris Coons of Delaware tells CBS News' Major Garrett on "The Takeout" that he thinks Joe Biden is likely going to run for president.
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Senator Chris Coons on "The Takeout"

Delaware Senator Chris Coons joins Major Garrett to discuss Joe Biden’s candidacy, the question of impeachment, and how the definition of socialism has evolved in the post-recession era on this..
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This week on "Face the Nation," November 24, 2019

Representative Jim Himes, Senator Chris Coons and our panelists of impeachment experts join us this Sunday on "Face the Nation"
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Open: This is "Face the Nation," July 8, 2018

This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Sen. Chris Coons, Sen. Joni Ernst, and U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison. Plus, CBS News foreign correspondent Ben Tracy..
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Sen. Chris Coons talks about the Pittsburgh shooting

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons says he is worried the shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh is the latest in a series of violent incidents "inspired by hate."
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Sen. Coons: Pulling out of Syria is "handing a great big Christmas gift" to Putin

Sen. Chris Coons, D- Delaware, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the fight over funding for the border wall and the consequences of President Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria.
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Coons says Trump's Syria withdrawal "has really unsettled our core allies"

Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, joins moderator Margaret Brennan from the Munich Security Conference to discuss Syria and Andrew McCabe's 25th amendment comments.
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Democratic Senator Chris Coons questions Trump approach to Taliban talks

Democratic Senator Chris Coons of Delaware joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the Trump administration's negotiations with the Taliban.
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Coons: Senate needs more bipartisan trust

Sen. Chris Coons tells 60 Minutes he looks to McCain and Biden's relationship
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9/8: Mike Pompeo, James Mattis, Chris Coons

This week on "Face the Nation," we examine how America's role in the world has changed since 9/11. Margaret Brennan talks to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former Defense Secretary James Mattis and..
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Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on September 8, 2019

Sec. of State Mike Pompeo, former Sec. of Defense James Mattis, Sen. Chris Coons, Garrett Graff, Anthony Salvanto, Charlie D'Agata, Jamal Simmons, David Frum, Michael Crowley, Laura Barron-Lopez..
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Sunday: Pompeo, Mattis, Coons

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis and Sen. Chris Coons will appear on "Face the Nation" this Sunday
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7/7: Cuccinelli, Coons, Delaney

This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks to acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli, Sen. Chris Coons and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Rep...
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Coons says Biden was right to apologize

The Delaware senator said his friend Joe Biden should be judged on his "lifelong record of standing up and fighting for civil rights"
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Coons says Trump admin has "intentionally used cruelty" to migrant children

Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, joins Margaret Brennan on “Face the Nation” to discuss immigration and his colleague Joe Biden’s presidential campaign.
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7/8: Face The Nation

This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Sen. Chris Coons, Sen. Joni Ernst, and U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison. Plus, CBS News foreign correspondent Ben Tracy..
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