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Christopher Andrew Coons is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Delaware since 2010. A member of the Democratic Party, Coons served as the county executive of New Castle County from 2005 to 2010. He was 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 ObamacareOn 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..
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."
Coons says he'll press Barrett on Obamacare at confirmation hearingDemocratic 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.
Newcomer Witzke wins GOP US Senate primary in DelawareWitzke will challenge incumbent Sen. Chris Coons, who won the Democratic primary.
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Senator Chris Coons on COVID-19 relief legislation and foreign interference in 2020 electionSenator 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..
Delaware Sen. Chris Coons says Joe Biden is almost certainly going to runSenator Chris Coons of Delaware tells CBS News' Major Garrett on "The Takeout" that he thinks Joe Biden is likely going to run for president.
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..
This week on "Face the Nation," November 24, 2019Representative Jim Himes, Senator Chris Coons and our panelists of impeachment experts join us this Sunday on "Face the Nation"
Open: This is "Face the Nation," July 8, 2018This 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..
Sen. Chris Coons talks about the Pittsburgh shootingDemocratic 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."
Sen. Coons: Pulling out of Syria is "handing a great big Christmas gift" to PutinSen. 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.
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.
Democratic Senator Chris Coons questions Trump approach to Taliban talksDemocratic Senator Chris Coons of Delaware joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the Trump administration's negotiations with the Taliban.
Coons: Senate needs more bipartisan trustSen. Chris Coons tells 60 Minutes he looks to McCain and Biden's relationship
9/8: Mike Pompeo, James Mattis, Chris CoonsThis 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..
Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on September 8, 2019Sec. 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..
Sunday: Pompeo, Mattis, CoonsSecretary of State Mike Pompeo, former Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis and Sen. Chris Coons will appear on "Face the Nation" this Sunday
7/7: Cuccinelli, Coons, DelaneyThis 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...
Coons says Biden was right to apologizeThe Delaware senator said his friend Joe Biden should be judged on his "lifelong record of standing up and fighting for civil rights"
Coons says Trump admin has "intentionally used cruelty" to migrant childrenSen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, joins Margaret Brennan on “Face the Nation” to discuss immigration and his colleague Joe Biden’s presidential campaign.
7/8: Face The NationThis 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..