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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.

    GOP Leaders Rally Around Herschel Walker

    GOP Leaders Rally Around Herschel Walker

    Georgia GOP Senate candidate Herschel Walker is denying an allegation that he paid for a girlfriend’s abortion 13 years ago. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains how Republicans are standing by him, while Democrats are largely muted on the issue. This race in Georgia could ultimately decide which party controls the Senate.  
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    • 9 min
    Supreme Court Starts New Term

    Supreme Court Starts New Term

    The Supreme Court’s next term starts today with a new justice on the bench and a docket full of consequential cases. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the oral arguments the court heard today and the cases it’ll hear later in the term, including disputes that involve race, environmental policies, and voting laws. This comes as Americans have a record level of distrust in the judicial branch and the Supreme Court.
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    • 7 min
    Trump Faces Investigations on Several Fronts

    Trump Faces Investigations on Several Fronts

    Between Florida, New York, and Washington DC, multiple investigations by lawmakers and federal and state officials have one thing in common: former President Donald Trump. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the latest with the January 6 House select committee, the Mar-a-Lago documents case, and the New York Attorney General’s civil case against Trump and his children.
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    • 8 min
    Biden Admin Sued for Student Debt Relief Plan

    Biden Admin Sued for Student Debt Relief Plan

    The Biden administration is being sued for its plan to forgive a certain amount of federal student loan debt for those who qualify. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains how the Biden administration is prepping for the relief process, and the political implications behind it. 
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    • 8 min
    Senate Moves on Electoral Count Act Reform

    Senate Moves on Electoral Count Act Reform

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with a Senate bill that would make it harder to overturn a certified presidential election. The legislation comes in response to former President Donald Trump’s efforts to challenge the 2020 results. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains the bill, and how it differs from a House version of the legislation.  
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    • 8 min
    Congress Moves Closer to Funding Bill After Manchin Hiccup

    Congress Moves Closer to Funding Bill After Manchin Hiccup

    A possible government shutdown is hanging over Congress once again. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains how a proposal from Senator Joe Manchin almost held up the bill. 
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    • 7 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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