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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The Debate Over Debates


The Trump campaign calls for a fourth, earlier, presidential debate, citing an increase in early voting. CNN Political Director David Chalian, breaks down why Trump and his team are lobbying for that change. Plus, he digs into how Vice President Pence is putting the Court on the ballot and Michelle Obama’s new revelation that she's suffering from 'low-grade depression’.


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 2020-08-07  6m
 
 

The Debate Over Debates


The Trump campaign calls for a fourth, earlier, presidential debate, citing an increase in early voting. CNN Political Director David Chalian, breaks down why Trump and his team are lobbying for that change. Plus, he digs into how Vice President Pence is putting the Court on the ballot and Michelle Obama’s new revelation that she's suffering from 'low-grade depression’.


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 2020-08-06  6m
 
 

The DNC Goes Virtual


Joe Biden’s campaign pulls the plug on the Milwaukee Convention as the DNC goes entirely virtual. CNN Political Director David Chalian discusses the calculus behind that choice and takes a look at Trump's mail-in-voting flip flops and Kanye West's GOP help. 


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 2020-08-05  6m
 
 

"It Is What It Is"


For nearly 40 minutes, President Trump sits down with Axios reporter Jonathan Swan for an interview that reveals Trump's inability to fully grasp the coronavirus situation on his hands. With election day fast approaching, today CNN Political Director David Chalian explores the disconnect between Trump's reality and the pandemic facts of the matter...


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 2020-08-04  7m
 
 

Trump’s New Ad Blitz


The Trump campaign's new strategy to take on Joe Biden is the same as there old strategy: Painting him as a radical left puppet. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the new ads the Trump campaign has released, plus one of Biden's potential VP picks in trouble already and Congress at a standstill. 


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 2020-08-03  6m
 
 

"Worlds Apart With No Deal In Sight"


The extra $600 a month in federal unemployment benefits authorized by Congress expire at midnight, and a deal is nowhere in sight. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down why both parties could pay the political cost of failing to reach a deal. Plus, the fight over mail in voting is politicizing the postal service and trouble in Kansas for the Republican Party. 


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 2020-07-31  5m
 
 

No, Election Day Isn't Moving


President Trump tweets about delaying the election, something he doesn't have the power to do. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down how that controversial distraction is overshadowing the President's efforts to delegitimize voting by mail and the symbolism of these attacks on the day that voting rights champion John Lewis is laid to rest.


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 2020-07-30  6m
 
 

There’s Always Something With Russia and Trump


President Trump refuses to press Putin about Russia’s alleged involvement in bounties placed on service member’s heads, even during their most recent call. CNN Political Director David Chalian explores that and the implications of Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert not being able to travel with the president after he tests positive for Coronavirus. Also, presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden is close to announcing his VP pick... but did a photographer capture a clue?


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 2020-07-29  5m
 
 

Trump's COVID Message Flip Flops


President Trump's new "tone" regarding his pandemic efforts didn't last very long and ended with a spate of retweets meant to undermine Dr. Fauci. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks that down, and discusses the many ways in which this pandemic is changing the way we approach major political events this election cycle. Plus, Biden's campaign new ban on staffers using TikTok.


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 2020-07-28  5m
 
 

Biden Leads Polls 99 Days to Election


In the latest polls from battleground states, President Trump is losing to Biden in every match-up. With only 99 days to election day, CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down Trump's uphill battle. Plus details on the GOP's trillion dollar economic relief plan, and the passing of civil rights icon John Lewis, as he laid in the Capitol today. 


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 2020-07-27  6m