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CNN has the best political director in the business and every day David Chalian will lay out what you need to know from the campaign trail and the world of politics.

CNN has the best political director in the business and every day David Chalian will lay out what you need to know from the campaign trail and the world of politics.
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CNN has the best political director in the business and every day David Chalian will lay out what you need to know from the campaign trail and the world of politics.

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Episodes

The Democratic Debate Fallout

9/13/2019
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In the aftermath of the third democratic debate, CNN's David Chalian offers his analysis of how the candidates performed and the high impact moments that will define the next phase of the campaign. via Knit

Duration:00:18:44

New CNN Poll Shows Biden's Lead Powered By Critical Black Support

9/11/2019
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With a debate around the corner, CNN's David Chalian dives into a new CNN poll that shows Joe Biden continuing to hold his place in the lead, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in a heated battle for second place as Warren makes gains on electability. via Knit

Duration:00:10:51

North Carolina's Do-Over Election

9/10/2019
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Voters in North Carolina's 9th District head to the polls today to re-do their 2018 midterm vote after voting fraud caused that election to never be certified. CNN's Political Director David Chalian offers insight on what to look for in this closely watched and hotly contested special election in a district that Trump won in 2016. via Knit

Duration:00:11:26

Polling Numbers Galore!

9/9/2019
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With a bevy of new polls, both national and from early states, on the 2020 Democratic presidential race, CNN's Political Director David Chalian dives into the numbers and provides an update on themes of the race, including the continuing steady rise of Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden's strong hold on the electability question. via Knit

Duration:00:12:37

CNN's Climate Change Town Hall Extravaganza

9/5/2019
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After one night of 10 different 2020 Democratic candidates and seven hours worth of town hall events on the climate crisis, CNN's Political Director David Chalian revisits the groundbreaking evening and discusses some of the night's most memorable and most important moments. via Knit

Duration:00:20:48

The Post-Labor Day Turn

9/3/2019
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With Labor Day in the rearview, the 2020 Democratic candidates turn to the fall campaign as the Iowa Caucus draws ever closer. CNN's Political Director David Chalian gives an update on the race, with former Vice President Joe Biden maintaining his steady lead despite a new gaffe, and reminds listeners to pay closer attention to developments in Iowa, rather than the national horse race polling. via Knit

Duration:00:17:21

A Look Inside the DNC Summer Meeting

8/23/2019
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CNN's Political Director David Chalian checks in from San Francisco where the DNC is hosting their summer meeting. He highlights the remarks of Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton, who is bowing out of the Democratic presidential campaign, and fellow presidential candidate Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, who strongly criticized the DNC's debate qualifications. via Knit

Duration:00:07:11

Winnowing the Field

8/22/2019
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With the third Democratic primary debate approaching, and only 10 candidates qualified so far, the large field has started to shrink in the past few days. CNN's Political Director David Chalian addresses Washington State Governor Jay Inslee's withdrawal from the race and today's announcement from the recently withdrawn candidate former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper that he plans to run for Senate for a chance to flip a crucial seat from red to blue. via Knit

Duration:00:08:29

What's Driving President Trump's Scattershot 24 Hours?

8/21/2019
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CNN's Political Director David Chalian discusses the head-spinning past 24 hours as President Trump has doubled down on anti-Semitic language, disparaged the prime minister of Greenland and showed a growing concern over the economy and how that may impact his own reelection prospects. via Knit

Duration:00:15:20

Biden's Electability Argument as He Leads a New CNN Poll

8/20/2019
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As Former Vice President Biden's campaign rolls out an ad touting his ability to beat President Trump, his wife, Jill, makes the case that he is the most electable candidate. CNN's Political Director David Chalian analyzes the Biden campaign's argument and how it may be helping his standing in the race including in a new CNN national poll showing the former vice president with a double-digit lead over his closest competitors for the nomination. via Knit

Duration:00:16:55

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and the Native American Ancestry Question

8/19/2019
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Since her entry into the political arena in 2012, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been followed by her decision to have claimed Native American ancestry, leading to attacks from President Trump and the poorly-received release of her DNA test. CNN's Political Director David Chalian discusses her recent public apology at a Native American forum and her other attempts to move past the controversy. via Knit

Duration:00:10:03

The State of the Race in the Dog Days of August

8/16/2019
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As presidential campaigns enter the summer doldrums of late August, CNN's Political Director David Chalian provides an update on the 2020 Democratic primary. He discusses Mayor Pete Buttigieg addressing the potential reluctance of some religiously conservative African American Democrats towards his sexual orientation and looks at a new Fox News national poll showing a rising Sen. Elizabeth Warren. via Knit

Duration:00:11:37

Combatting Guns and Hate Remain At Center Of 2020 Campaign

8/14/2019
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As the news cycle begins to move on from the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, 2020 Democratic candidates are working to keep the issues of gun control and combating hate in the spotlight. CNN's Political Director David Chalian looks at what some of the candidates are doing, including Sen. Kamala Harris' new gun control proposals and a Julian Castro tv ad targeted directly at President Trump. via Knit

Duration:00:08:25

Iowa Takeaways

8/12/2019
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After spending four days in Iowa, a crucial proving ground for the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, CNN's Political Director David Chalian shares his takeaways on the state of the race, how Democrats perceive who is most electable, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren's extensive Iowa operation. He also spoke with Iowa politics power couple Sue and Bob Dvorsky, who recently endorsed Sen. Kamala Harris' presidential bid. via Knit

Duration:00:15:04

The Iowa Campaign Is On

8/8/2019
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With 2020 Democratic candidates flocking the Iowa State Fair this week, the race for the first-in-the-nation caucuses is on. CNN's Political Director David Chalian analyzes the state of play for the Democrats in Iowa, focusing on Sen. Kamala Harris' recent TV ad buy and the new Monmouth Poll showing Biden holding his lead in the state. via Knit

Duration:00:10:52

The Democratic Pushback

8/7/2019
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CNN's Political Director David Chalian discusses how the 2020 Democratic presidential field has unified in its pushback against President Trump on the issues of gun control and white supremacy following the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. via Knit

Duration:00:13:18

Is Donald Trump Helping Joe Biden?

8/6/2019
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As 2020 presidential candidates respond to the fallout of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, CNN's Political Director David Chalian looks especially at how President Trump's behavior and rhetoric may be a boost for Joe Biden's candidacy. via Knit

Duration:00:19:11

Recapping the Second Night of the CNN Democratic Debates

8/1/2019
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CNN's Political Director David Chalian reviews the second night of Democratic primary debates last night in Detroit and takes a look at the attacks launched between the candidates, particularly towards the frontrunner Joe Biden. via Knit

Duration:00:14:57

Recapping CNN's First Democratic Debate

7/31/2019
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From Detroit, CNN's Political Director David Chalian reviews the clashes between progressive and moderate candidates in the first night of debates, and previews CNN's second night of debates tonight at 8 p.m. EST. via Knit

Duration:00:13:47

Previewing Debate Day One

7/30/2019
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CNN Political Director David Chalian is in Detroit for CNN's Democratic Presidential Debates. He previews the matchups he's most looking forward to watching during the first debate this evening at 8 p.m. EST. via Knit

Duration:00:10:22