NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – President Biden tells senators to do whatever it takes to get voting rights passed.

In Tennessee, lawmakers begin debate on bills dealing with education funding, COVID-19, and more, as the new legislative session begins – more in our This Week cover story.

Omicron continues to surge in Tennessee and hospitals are again being overwhelmed with patients and sick staff. Nashville’s coronavirus task force makes plans for dealing with the surge while keeping schools and businesses open.

Tennessee Democrats call the Republican-controlled legislature redistricting plan an effort to rig future elections in favor of the GOP.

These stories and more in This Week with Bob Mueller.