CBS News Slates Republican Town Hall

By Alex Weprin 

Following up on its town hall debate on the economy with President Obama last week, CBS News has scheduled a town hall with Republican leaders for Monday, June 13. Once again the moderators will be “Early Show” co-anchor Erica Hill and “Face the Nation” moderator Bob Schieffer, along with Rebecca Jarvis.

The guests will include two U.S. Senators in Tom Coburn (Okla.) and Jeff Sessions (Ala.), two Representatives in Paul Ryan (Wis.) and Allen West (Fla.), and Governor Nikki Haley (S.C.).

As was the case in the Obama town hall, it will be held at the Newseum in Washington D.C., and will be broadcast the following morning on “The Early Show.” Excerpts will also appear Monday evening on the “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley.”


The entire event will also be streamed on, and on the CBS News YouTube channel.