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CNN's Political Director David Chalian lives, breathes, and sleeps politics, so who better to help make sense of the ever-shifting political landscape? Join David and his colleagues as they ask tough questions, provide insight and analysis, and help you separate the political signal from the noise. Every weekday.

CNN's Political Director David Chalian lives, breathes, and sleeps politics, so who better to help make sense of the ever-shifting political landscape? Join David and his colleagues as they ask tough questions, provide insight and analysis, and help you separate the political signal from the noise. Every weekday.

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CNN's Political Director David Chalian lives, breathes, and sleeps politics, so who better to help make sense of the ever-shifting political landscape? Join David and his colleagues as they ask tough questions, provide insight and analysis, and help you separate the political signal from the noise. Every weekday.

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English


Episodes

Traveling With POTUS During COVID-19

5/26/2020
With much of normal American life still shut down, President Trump traveled to Baltimore for a Memorial Day celebration. CNN Correspondent Kristen Holmes is joined by CNN Senior White House Producer Kevin Liptak, who went with the President, to take you inside what it's like to travel with the President in the age of coronavirus.

Duration:00:18:16

How Will Small Businesses Stay Afloat?

5/22/2020
More than 38 million have filed for unemployment since the COVID-19 crisis began, and the Senate just left Washington without making key changes to essential economic protection programs. CNN Washington Correspondent Ryan Nobles is joined by CNN Business and Politics Correspondent Vanessa Yurkevich, as well as a small businesses owner who shares his personal story of getting creative during a crisis.

Duration:00:19:38

Inside the President's Vote by Mail Fight

5/21/2020
President Trump travels to Michigan, and threatens to withhold funding from swing states looking to expand vote by mail during the pandemic. Join CNN Washington Correspondent Ryan Nobles and CNN Political Correspondent Abby Phillip as they break down the President's false claims and all the latest in the fight over voting during COVID-19.

Duration:00:21:21

"Welcome to Team Trump Online"

5/20/2020
It often seems like the President wants cable news to look more like a Trump rally. Well, that's exactly what the Trump campaign has been producing each night with "Team Trump Online." Join CNN Washington Correspondent Ryan Nobles and CNN Campaign Embed DJ Judd to go inside the nightly livestreams and break down what this means for the 2020 race.

Duration:00:19:25

Deception and Distraction in the White House

5/19/2020
President Trump announces he is taking a controversial, unproven, and potentially dangerous drug to try to prevent coronavirus. CNN Washington Correspondent Ryan Nobles is joined by CNN Fact Checker Daniel Dale and CNN White House Reporter Stephen Collinson to break down the President's latest efforts to distract and deceive the public on COVID-19.

Duration:00:19:28

Trump's Obama Strategy

5/18/2020
President Trump is trying to make the 2020 election all about his predecessor, President Obama. But is that a move that could backfire and help his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden? CNN Washington Correspondent Ryan Nobles is joined by CNN Political Correspondent Arlette Saenz and CNN Political Reporter Greg Krieg to break discuss that and more on the presidential campaign.

Duration:00:21:48

An Insider's Guide to Picking a VP

5/15/2020
As former Vice President Joe Biden digs into his search for a running mate, President Trump lashes out at his predecessor, President Obama, with a bogus conspiracy. On today's episode, CNN Senior Political Commentator and former Obama Chief Strategist David Axelrod joins CNN Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika Henderson to break down all things 2020.

Duration:00:17:56

Muted Conference Calls, Toilet Flushes, and Frodo Baggins

5/14/2020
Imagine working from home AND deciding the future of President Trump's tax returns...That's exactly what the Supreme Court did this week. CNN Supreme Court Reporter Ariane De Vogue joins CNN Senior Political Reporter Nia Malika Henderson to break down the changes the Court has made due to COVID-19 and what that means for the future.

Duration:00:19:20

Sen. Murphy: Lack of CDC Guidance Will "Cost Lives"

5/13/2020
Senator Chris Murphy says more people will die as states reopen without CDC guidelines and that it may already be too late to prepare for a resurgence in the fall. To discuss that and more from yesterday's hearing with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Senator Murphy joins CNN Senior Political Reporter Nia Malika Henderson on today's Daily DC.

Duration:00:17:38

U.S. vs. China: Another Cold War?

5/12/2020
President Trump launches a tweet storm and cuts a press conference short as his rhetoric on China escalates. Today on the Daily DC, CNN Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika Henderson is joined by CNN Correspondent Kristen Holmes and CNN National Security Correspondent Kylie Atwood to discuss the President's erratic behavior and whether we may be on the verge of a second cold war.

Duration:00:21:34

The COVID-19 Economic Crisis Deepens

5/11/2020
The official US unemployment rate reached 14.7 percent, the highest number since tracking the statistic began in 1948. CNN Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika Henderson talks with Washington Post Columnist Catherine Rampell about the bleak economic outlook and what more can be done by Congress.

Duration:00:15:57

Senator and Mom: A Quarantine Balancing Act

5/8/2020
This Sunday is Mother's Day, and two years ago, Senator Tammy Duckworth made history as the first Senator to give birth as a sitting Senator. Amidst, a pandemic and with two young children at home, she sits down with Dana Bash on The Daily DC to talk about the challenges of balancing remote learning for her kids on top of getting work done in the Senate.

Duration:00:15:27

"We're Not As Prepared As We Should Have Been"

5/7/2020
President Trump backed off saying he would disband the White House Task force... but one GOP Senator thinks he should. Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the health committee, joins Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash to discuss that and more about the Senate's return to Washington

Duration:00:19:57

Obama official: Pandemic Wasn't Unforseen

5/6/2020
President Trump says the Obama Administration didn't prepare his team for coronavirus. But CNN National Security Analyst and former Obama Homeland Security Adviser joins CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash to go inside the pandemic prep session during the Presidential transition and discuss the Trump response so far.

Duration:00:19:57

Two Mayors and Longtime Friends Take On COVID-19

5/5/2020
The Mayors of Oklahoma's two biggest cities are coordinating their responses to coronavirus -they're also lifelong friends. CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash is joined by Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum to discuss how their friendship has helped their cities in fight coronavirus and what the process of reopening the economy looks like in Oklahoma.

Duration:00:19:08

Christie Pushes Reopening: "There Are Going To Be Deaths No Matter What"

5/4/2020
With projected death tolls climbing, CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash talks one-on-one with former New Jersey Governor and presidential candidate Chris Christie, who says that America needs to reopen the economy now and be prepared for more deaths. He gives his take on how he would be handling the crisis if he were still governor, and weighs in on how the President's response is affecting his reelection.

Duration:00:30:29

Biden Responds to Sexual Assault Allegation

5/1/2020
Joe Biden today for the first time personally addressed allegations that he sexually assaulted a former aide 27 years ago, saying "This never happened." In this episode of The Daily DC CNN Correspondent MJ Lee and CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash discuss the allegation, Biden's response, and what this could mean for his presidential campaign.

Duration:00:19:06

COVID-19 and the Future of Voting

4/30/2020
The clock is ticking to figure out how Americans can safely cast their ballots in November. Join CNN Political Director David Chalian and the executive director of the US Program at Human Rights Watch, Nicole Austin-Hillery, to discuss what states can do to ensure that voters don't have to choose between their democracy and their health.

Duration:00:14:17

Checking on the 2020 Race from the "Virtual Trail"

4/29/2020
The Trump and Biden campaigns are facing a new reality: the 2020 election is all about coronavirus. How will President Trump try to contrast himself with Biden? How will Biden handle picking a running mate amid the cloud of a sexual assault allegation? CNN political Director David Chalian is joined by CNN Washington Correspondent Ryan Nobles, who covers the Trump campaign, and CNN National Political Reporter Eric Bradner, who covers Biden to break down the latest from the race.

Duration:00:16:10

What the Senate Will Look Like During COVID-19

4/28/2020
The Senate is back in session next week, despite COVID-19 health risks. CNN Political Director David Chalian is joined by Louisiana Republican Senator Bill Cassidy, who is also a physician, to discuss what a socially distanced Senate may look like and what steps Senators and their staff must take in order to stop the spread of the virus in the halls of the Capitol. Plus, Senator Cassidy weighs in on President Trump's disinfectant claims and gives an update on his hard hit home state's fight...

Duration:00:16:15