The Daily DC

CNN's Political Director David Chalian lives, breathes, and sleeps politics, so who better to help make sense of the ever-shifting political landscape? Join David and his colleagues as they ask tough questions, provide insight and analysis, and help you separate the political signal from the noise. Every weekday.

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Sanders braces for attack


Senator Bernie Sanders has the frontrunner target on his back - and his repeated comments underscoring positive programs in the Castro regime are giving his opponents ample fodder for criticism. How will Sanders handle increased scrutiny in tonight's debate? And will former mayor Mike Bloomberg rebound from a damaging performance last week? CNN political director David Chalian and CNN political reporter Dan Merica discuss a high-stakes week in South Carolina.


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The most consequential week of the primary


It's the most important week and a half of the Democratic race: a debate, CNN townhalls, the South Carolina primary, then Super Tuesday. Is Senator Bernie Sanders running away with the nomination or will his rivals successfully paint him as an 'inflexible' ideologue? And can key endorsements revive former Vice President Joe Biden's momentum? CNN political director David Chalian makes sense of the rapidly evolving 2020 race with CNN senior Washington correspondent Jeff Zeleny.


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Russian Meddling, the sequel


The Nevada caucuses are tomorrow, but it feels like the high stakes election is taking a back seat to unfolding events in Washington, D.C. Between the trial of Roger Stone, new reports about Russian interference, and drama surrounding one of the top jobs in the intelligence community, there's a lot to unpack this Friday...


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Sanders emerges unscathed, Bloomberg takes pummeling


It was a debate for the ages. Senator Elizabeth Warren led a relentless assault on Mike Bloomberg's record and character. The billionaire former mayor struggled to mount a defense. Senator Amy Klobuchar also came under attack. Her rivalry with former mayor Pete Buttigieg has reached a fever pitch. Meanwhile, former Vice President Joe Biden struggled to break through and frontrunner Senator Bernie Sanders largely avoided controversy...


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Bloomberg takes center stage; rivals take aim


It's the ninth debate of the 2020 cycle, but it's a unique one. For the first time, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg takes the stage - and he'll likely take heat from his rivals. Meanwhile, Senator Bernie Sanders is steadily building a commanding lead in the polls. Can the other contenders close the gap? CNN senior Washington correspondent Jeff Zeleny joins CNN political director David Chalian for a deep-dive on the fight for the Democratic nomination.


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The Revolutionary v The Billionaire


Senator Bernie Sanders has an energetic base, strong poll numbers, and now the perfect foil on the debate stage: billionaire Mike Bloomberg. The former New York City Mayor has built an impressive campaign apparatus, but is he clogging up the moderate lane to the Democratic nomination? And how will he perform in his first debate of the 2020 cycle? Plus, warning signs emerge that Nevada, like Iowa, might struggle to execute their caucuses...


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Key Nevada union fires a blank


The powerful Nevada Culinary Union has decided to endorse...no one. The unusual move comes as the union works to reject Senator Bernie Sanders' vision for healthcare. CNN Senior National Correspondent Kyung Lah reports from Las Vegas, where she's following Senator Amy Klobuchar. The Minnesota moderate is sharpening her attack on President Trump...


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How can Bernie Sanders expand his coalition?


Senator Bernie Sanders has a loyal following, but can he grow his base of support? CNN Washington Correspondent Ryan Nobles reports on what he's learned following the Sanders campaign across the country. Plus, CNN political director David Chalian and CNN Political Analyst Jackie Kucinich discuss the new level of scrutiny directed at former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg. He has the money to run a successful campaign - but will his record hurt him within communities of color?


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Sanders rises, Warren falls


New Hampshire felt the Bern. Senator Bernie Sanders cruised to a victory in the Granite State; Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar also garnered significant support. But it was a different story for former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren. Are their days as 2020 contenders numbered? CNN political correspondent MJ Lee takes us inside the Warren campaign as the Massachusetts progressive tries to recalibrate her message...


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Bernie on top, Biden skips town, and Bloomberg waits in the wings


The first votes of the 2020 presidential election are being cast in New Hampshire today. CNN senior writer Zach Wolf connects with CNN political reporter Dan Merica for the latest on the ground in the Granite State. Plus, CNN political commentator Sarah Isgur unpacks the electability argument and explains how the primary schedule benefits campaigns with little name recognition.


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