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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

Democrats cave on the shutdown, on the Daily DC

1/23/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on the end of the government shutdown and how it affects both parties for now and in 2020.

Duration: 00:13:02


Day three: The state of the government shutdown, on the Daily DC

1/22/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on everything you need to know about the on-going negotiations on Capitol Hill as the government shutdown stretches into day three, and Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell's competing calculations.

Duration: 00:11:07


The one year mark of the Trump presidency, on the Daily DC

1/19/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, talks with CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger about the looming government shutdown, a fittingly chaotic end to President Donald Trump's first year in office, the breakdown in bipartisan brinkmanship, and the top jaw-dropping moments of the last 12 months.

Duration: 00:22:52


The messaging and the math of the possible government shutdown, on the Daily DC

1/18/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on the unclear path to avoiding a government shutdown, and how Trump continues to undermine Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan.

Duration: 00:14:47


Shutdown showdown, on the Daily DC

1/17/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on Friday's looming government shutdown deadline and if it can be averted.

Duration: 00:08:54


The political math behind a government shutdown, on the Daily DC

1/16/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on the debate over the government funding bill and an immigration deal that will decide the fate of DACA, and the calculations that Republicans and Democrats are making as they look ahead to vulnerable seats in the 2018 midterms.

Duration: 00:12:30


The rich irony of today's headlines, on the Daily DC

1/15/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, discusses the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday and today's political headlines, accusations of racism against President Donald Trump, his response to reporters over the weekend, and the ongoing cycle of controversy surrounding the White House.

Duration: 00:12:30


CNN's Phil Mattingly on Republicans grappling yet again with Trump's comments, on the Daily DC

1/12/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, talks to CNN Congressional Correspondent Phil Mattingly about a whirlwind week on Capitol Hill in the wake of President Donald Trump's reportedly incendiary and vulgar comments, what is at stake for Republican leadership in their response, and what to look out for in the coming week in Congress.

Duration: 00:27:22


Is a blue wave coming in the House of Representatives?

1/10/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on the outlook for the 2018 midterms as two more House Republicans add their names to the growing list of retirements, and what it means for Democrats' odds of winning a majority in November.

Duration: 00:10:12


Is Capitol Hill facing a government shutdown?

1/9/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on the approaching deadline to fund the government and the issues both parties are focusing on, from DACA for Democrats, to border security for Republicans, and how leaders on the Hill will navigate pressure from their bases of support on these issues.

Duration: 00:08:21


The chances of Oprah 2020, on the Daily DC

1/8/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on the possibility of Oprah running for president in 2020 based on her speech at the Golden Globes.

Duration: 00:09:53


'Fire and Fury' book through the eyes of Trump biographer Michael D'Antonio, on the Daily DC

1/5/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, talks to Michael D'Antonio, author of the "The Truth About Trump," about Michael Wolff's explosive new book "Fire and Fury," that depicts a Trump administration besieged with chaos and staff frustration, and in particular, the portrayal of President Donald Trump himself, and how that matches up to D'Antonio's own experience talking with and writing about Trump.

Duration: 00:22:07


Bannon vs. Trump, on the Daily DC

1/4/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on the on-going back and forth between Steve Bannon and President Donald Trump, how Michael Wolff's book about the Trump administration has taken over the political conversation in Washington and why the portrait it paints is so compelling as it raises questions from inside Trump's inner circle.

Duration: 00:13:40


Are Trump's tweets linked to Steve Bannon's explosive quotes?

1/3/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on Steve Bannon's comments in a new book by Michael Wolff, excerpted by The Guardian, that take aim at inner players of Donald Trump's campaign and how this could connect to President Trump's stream of tweets yesterday.

Duration: 00:10:28


The tweet that stands out from Trump's Tuesday morning twitter flurry, on the Daily DC

1/2/2018
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on Trump's tweet about the 'Deep State Justice Dept' and what it reveals about how much he would like to be deeply involved in Justice Department investigations.

Duration: 00:14:30


CNN's Dana Bash on how 2017 upended politics in Washington, on the Daily DC

12/28/2017
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, sits down with CNN chief political correspondent Dana Bash to look back on a year that saw President Donald Trump throw out the rule book in Washington. They discuss how it changed Capitol Hill and politics across the country, the biggest "OMG" moment of the year, and what to look ahead to in 2018.

Duration: 00:30:23


Why Trump isn't getting the credit he thinks he deserves, on the Daily DC

12/26/2017
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on President Donald Trump's frustration with the Russia investigation as it stretches into 2018, and the continued national security concerns surrounding Russia's meddling in US elections.

Duration: 00:11:23


Trump's impromptu Oval Office goodbye to 2017, on the Daily DC

12/22/2017
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, talks to CNN senior White House correspondent Jeff Zeleny about a big week for President Donald Trump and an unusual Oval Office signing with reporters before Trump left Washington to spend the rest of 2017 in Mar-a-Lago. Plus, a look back at the past year at the White House and what to expect in 2018.

Duration: 00:27:15


Republican unity stumbles over funding battle, on the Daily DC

12/21/2017
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on diverging views among Republicans grappling with a funding plan for the new year, even as they are riding high after passing the tax reform bill.

Duration: 00:08:02


2018 could be a tough year for Republicans, on the Daily DC

12/20/2017
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David Chalian, CNN's political director, on the political landscape heading into 2018 and why CNN's latest polling suggests voters are giving Republicans a reason to worry, plus Paul Ryan's odd answer on running for re-election as he experiences the biggest accomplishment of his political career as Speaker of the House.

Duration: 00:13:29

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