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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Kirsten Gillibrand Step Right Up

CNN Political Director David Chalian discusses Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's potential announcement towards a 2020 presidential race and the questions she may face due to her previous conservative-leaning positions.


 2019-01-15  13m

'I Never Worked for Russia'

CNN Political Director David Chalian discusses President Trump's response to stories about an FBI investigation into whether or not he has acted on behalf of Russia and the upcoming confirmation hearing of William Barr before the Senate Judiciary Committee to be U.S. Attorney General.


 2019-01-14  10m

Waiting For Daddy

CNN Political Director David Chalian discusses the gridlock in the government, why Republicans are sitting on their hands, why the President won't budge an inch, and why the Democrats have no reason to meet the Republicans halfway.


 2019-01-11  15m

The Bully Pulpit

CNN Political Director David Chalian discusses President Trump's use of the bully pulpit to make his case for border wall funding ahead of his prime-time Oval Office address.


 2019-01-08  5m

Start Your Engines

CNN Political Director David Chalian officially kicks off the 2020 election cycle with a breakdown of Elizabeth Warren's first trip to Iowa, Joe Biden publicly musing on whether to enter the race, and how progressives like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will affect 2020 Democratic candidates.


 2019-01-07  11m

The New Washington

CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash sits down with CNN Political Director David Chalian to discuss the historic 116th Congress, Speaker Pelosi, the politics of impeachment and the changing landscape of U.S. government.


 2019-01-04  24m

The 116th Congress

Washington enters a new era as Democrats seize control of the House, electing Nancy Pelosi as House speaker. David Chalian breaks down the new makeup of the 116th Congress, including the record-breaking number of female members and other historic firsts.


 2019-01-03  10m

Mitt Romney's Critique of the President's Character

Mitt Romney, who will be sworn in as a United States senator on Thursday, makes his senatorial debut by deeming President Trump's character unfit for office in a new op-ed. Is this an insight as to what we can expect from his tenure in Congress?


 2019-01-02  13m

Countdown to Shutdown

CNN Political Director David Chalian sits down with CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Manu Raju to discuss the state of play as Congress and the White House drive the government towards a shutdown. They playback the moments that led up to this stalemate, from Trump's Oval Office meeting with Pelosi and Schumer, to Pence telling Republicans that Trump would sign a clean CR. Plus, they look into the murky future and try to forecast when and how the final shutdown will finally be resolved.


 2018-12-22  17m

A Dozen Dem Debates

CNN Political Director David Chalian discusses the newly announced format for the Democratic presidential primary debate calendar, which will include 12 DNC-sanctioned debates, the first of which starting in June 2019.


 2018-12-20  12m