CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Democratic Florida State Senator Lauren Book about a contentious confirmation hearing for Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo that ended abruptly after Democrats walked out in protest, prompting Republicans to immediately vote to favorably recommend Ladapo.

AccuWeather forecasters are keeping a close watch on a major winter storm expected to take shape along the Eastern Seaboard this weekend. New England is most likely to bear the brunt of the storm, but parts of the eastern Carolinas and major cities in the mid-Atlantic could at the very least feel a glancing blow from the storm.