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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.

    Trump’s Secret Court Battle in DOJ Probe

    Trump’s Secret Court Battle in DOJ Probe

    Sources say that former President Donald Trump's attorneys are waging a secret court battle related to the Justice Department’s investigation into January 6th. They’re trying to prevent a grand jury from gathering information from Trump’s inner circle. CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains what we know and what we don’t know. Plus, what does this mean for Trump’s shot at a 2024 presidential run?
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    • 6 min
    House Passes Bill to Protect Elections

    House Passes Bill to Protect Elections

    The House has passed a bill to update the Electoral Count Act of 1887 in response to the January 6th insurrection. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the legislation and why it may have some trouble passing in the Senate. Plus, hear why most Republicans were not on board.
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    • 8 min
    NY AG Sues Trump for Years of Fraud

    NY AG Sues Trump for Years of Fraud

    New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a civil lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, three of his adult children and the Trump organization. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the suit, including the AG’s claims that Trump inflated his net worth by billions to make himself richer. Trump has denied all wrongdoing and continues to accuse James of having a political agenda. 
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    • 8 min
    GOP Defends, Dems Condemn Migrant Stunts

    GOP Defends, Dems Condemn Migrant Stunts

    Republican governors continue to send migrants to liberal leaning localities to make a political statement on immigration. CNN’s Political Director David Chalian explains how new data from the border fits into this, and what the Biden administration is saying in response. Plus, hear how Senate leaders on both sides of the aisle addressed the issue today.
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    • 8 min
    The Venus & Mars Midterm Campaigns

    The Venus & Mars Midterm Campaigns

    Democrats and Republicans are running two different midterm election campaigns and it's unclear which one will resonate with voters more come November. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains the divided moment, and why 2024 is already part of the political conversation.
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    • 8 min
    Recession Fears Shape Midterm Season

    Recession Fears Shape Midterm Season

    A slew of shaky economic news this week highlights how difficult it could be for President Joe Biden and Democrats to navigate ahead of November’s elections. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the recent inflation data and how both parties are reacting. Republicans think the economy is a winning message for them.
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    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

3.3 out of 5
248 Ratings

248 Ratings

Apcpt ,

Decent wrap up, biased.

The host does a good job of hitting the big ticket news you’d want to be aware of but it’s definitely not an objective look. Useful if you want a left perspective without having to bear pod-save America or TYT.

miaaassas ,

Good podcast

Great for talking about what is happening today in politics. I prefer it to other similar podcasts. As it provides a very comprehensive look at things

SusieQ58 ,

Just say no

Ugh

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