CNN Political Briefing

CNN Political Briefing

CNN Political Briefing

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The political news you need to know, in 10 minutes or less. CNN Political Director David Chalian shares the latest insider analysis so you can make sense of the headlines.
  1. March 02, 2021
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    Voting Rights' Day in Court
    The Supreme Court is hearing a case that supporters of voting rights fear will lead the court's conservative majority to weaken a key provision of the Voting Rights Act that prohibits laws that result in racial…
  2. March 01, 2021
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    Cuomo Under Pressure
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing mounting pressure after another allegation of misconduct surfaces over the weekend. David Chalian explains what the looming investigation and losing the support of his p…
  3. February 26, 2021
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    Fact Checking President Biden’s First Month
    President Biden was more factual in his first month in office than his predecessor ever was, but that doesn't mean he's truthful one-hundred percent of the time. Today, CNN Reporter Daniel Dale fact checks the…
  4. February 25, 2021
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    Big Questions Remain before Covid Vote
    The first vote on Biden's Covid relief bill is tomorrow and there are big questions remaining for both parties. David Chalian explains what is at stake for Republicans and Democrats as key details get sorted ou…
  5. February 25, 2021
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    From the Hot Seat to Thin Ice
    After a contentious confirmation battle, President Biden's Office of Management and Budget nominee is now on very thin ice after her committee votes were delayed. David Chalian examines the political implicatio…
  6. February 23, 2021
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    Preventing Another January 6th
    In the very building that was the site of the insurrection, law enforcement officials revealed the chain of failures that lead to the deadly day. David Chalian unpacks what we learned from the first of many hea…
  7. February 22, 2021
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    Trump's Very Bad Day in Court
    As Former President Trump prepares to reengage with the public, the Supreme Court hands him two big losses. David Chalian explains the implications of those major court decisions, plus how some of Biden's cabin…
  8. February 19, 2021
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    Inside Biden’s Covid Relief Bill
    With an estimated 11.4 million workers set to lose their unemployment benefits in March, Democrats hope to vote on Biden’s stimulus package as soon as next week. In today’s episode, CNN Capitol Hill Reporter Da…
  9. February 18, 2021
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    Biden Unveils Sweeping Immigration Bill
    Today President Biden announced a sweeping immigration bill that he’s hoping will modernize the American immigration system. David Chalian explains what's in the bill and the uphill battle it faces in Congress.…
  10. February 17, 2021
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    The Moderate-in-Chief
    During last night's CNN Town Hall, President Biden both laid out his Covid timeline and pushed back on some progressive policy priorities. David Chalian explains what Biden's showcase of his moderate credential…
  11. February 16, 2021
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    Biden Takes the Stage
    President Biden heads to Milwaukee tonight to face voters in person for the first time since being elected at a CNN town hall. David Chalian explains how Biden will make the case for Covid relief tonight and ex…
  12. February 15, 2021
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    Now the Biden Presidency Really Begins
    Now that former President Trump's impeachment trial is over, Biden's agenda is taking center stage and first up is delivering on his Covid relief package. David Chalian breaks down where stimulus negotiations s…
  13. February 14, 2021
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    Republicans Acquit Trump Again
    The Senate voted to acquit Former President Trump of insurrection charges in his second impeachment trial. David Chalian breaks down how the final day unfolded and what the verdict means for America.To learn mo…
  14. February 12, 2021
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    Trump's Brief Defense
    In less than a quarter of their allotted time, Former President Trump’s defense lawyers presented their brief case to the Senate, pushing a lot of whataboutism and playing out of context clips of Democrats. Dav…
  15. February 11, 2021
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    The Democrats Rest Their Case
    And with that, the prosecution rests. David Chalian explains everything you need to know after day three of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, where House Managers used their last day of arguments to try to dire…
  16. February 11, 2021
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    A Haunting Impeachment Case
    On day two of Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, David Chalian discusses the chilling new material House Managers introduced as they laid out their case that Trump’s words and tweets leading up to January…
  17. February 10, 2021
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    An Emotional First Day
    David Chalian breaks down day one of former president Donald Trump's second impeachment trial, where the constitutionality of trying an ex-president was up for debate. We saw some convincing arguments and movin…
  18. February 08, 2021
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    Ready or Not... Impeachment Is Here
    Former President Trump’s second impeachment trial begins tomorrow, and David Chalian tells you what to expect as last-minute details get finalized. Plus, when it comes to passing a pandemic relief package, Pres…
  19. February 05, 2021
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    Previewing Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial
    With former President Trump's second impeachment trial beginning next week, David Chalian previews the unprecedented moments ahead. He explains the process, tells you the key players to watch for, and lays out…
  20. February 05, 2021
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    How Did the GOP Get Here?
    David Chalian discusses today’s House vote on removing the controversial Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments and what the GOP's choice on including Greene in their big tent means…

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