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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.

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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.

    Voting Rights' Day in Court

    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 discrimination. David Chalian discusses the ongoing battle for voting rights between Democrats and Republicans. Plus, new allegations surface against Governor Cuomo, and finally FBI Director Chris Wray appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify about the January 6th insurrection. 

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    • 6 min
    Cuomo Under Pressure

    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 party, could mean for the Governor. Plus, the roadblocks the Covid relief bill faces in the Senate this week, and how Donald Trump reminded everyone he is the leader of the Republican Party.

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    • 6 min
    Fact Checking President Biden’s First Month

    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 new president and explains how to spot Biden's inaccurate statements.

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    • 4 min
    Big Questions Remain before Covid Vote

    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 out, plus the rift on Capitol Hill over the partisan makeup of the January 6th commission. And finally, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is having a very rough time. 

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    • 8 min
    From the Hot Seat to Thin Ice

    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 implications of potentially losing this confirmation battle, plus Kevin McCarthy and Liz Cheney have a moment that perfectly encapsulates the divide in the GOP. And finally, could the winter disaster in Texas help turn it blue? 

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    • 7 min
    Preventing Another January 6th

    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 hearings into the Jan 6th insurrection. Plus, he explains implications for the Biden administration of the contentious Senate hearings for two of the President's cabinet nominees and the preliminary hearing on the minimum wage also held on the Hill today. 

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    • 7 min

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