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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.

Latest Episodes

David Chalian Answers Listener Questions

In a special mailbag episode, CNN Political Director David Chalian answers listener questions about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on politics in America. He tackles the state of the 2020 campaign, the future of the political conventions, how the stimulus bill will affect everyday Americans, and more!

15 MIN2 d ago
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David Chalian Answers Listener Questions

"This is Not a Hypothetical Issue"

After the immediate coronavirus public health emergency subsides, the medical and legal ramifications of the pandemic will likely linger for a generation. Join CNN Political Director David Chalian, CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin, and CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Art Caplan to discuss the constitutionality of stay-at-home orders, the difficult decisions about care hospitals and doctors will start making soon, and whether public health should be given priority over individual freedom.

15 MIN3 d ago
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"This is Not a Hypothetical Issue"

New Orleans' "Brace for Impact"

With New Orleans facing a rapidly rising death toll from coronavirus, CNN Political Director David Chalian and Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu go inside how a city prepares for a crisis like being a hotspot for the disease. Plus, the personal impact of the crisis in New Orleans and how Mardi Gras celebrations may have helped spread the pandemic.

20 MIN4 d ago
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New Orleans' "Brace for Impact"

The "Mind Blowing" Economic Consequences of COVID-19

The first of April is tomorrow, and people across the country won't be able to pay their bills. How will the actions that government and cooperations taken so far help those experiencing the very real economic effects of the coronavirus crisis? Join CNN Political Director David Chalian, CNN Senior Writer Zach Wolf, and CNN Anchor and Correspondent Julia Chatterley to break down just how bad the economy will get for Americans and how to get it back on track.

17 MIN5 d ago
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The "Mind Blowing" Economic Consequences of COVID-19

How Long Will Social Distancing Last?

As the number of cases continues to rise, and the death toll mounts, President Trump extends his social distancing guidelines by one month. But just how long could those guidelines last? Plus, checking in on how frontline medical workers are holding up and what they need to combat this crisis.

16 MIN6 d ago
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How Long Will Social Distancing Last?

Governing in Crisis

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread across the country, governors are fighting for the welfare of their constituents. Find out what that feels like as CNN political director David Chalian talks to former governor of Ohio John Kasich who led his state during a the Ebola outbreak.

22 MIN1 w ago
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Governing in Crisis

Covid-19's Effect on National Security

As the coronavirus crisis worsens in the US, CNN Political Director David Chalian and CNN Anchor and Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto step back and look at the global reverberations of the pandemic. They break down everything from the military implications to the future of foreign relations.

15 MIN1 w ago
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Covid-19's Effect on National Security

The Health Care System Hits "DEFCON 1"

Join CNN Political Director David Chalian and CNN Contributors Dr. Abdul El-Sayed and Wajahat Ali to go inside the strain the Coronavirus crisis is putting on the nations' health care system and the criticism with the President's goal to have America back to work by Easter. Plus, the personal challenges and human costs of the crisis.

21 MIN1 w ago
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The Health Care System Hits "DEFCON 1"

Trump Sets Easter Target To Get America Back To Work

While the Senate inches closer to a deal on the stimulus bill, President Trump is eager to get the economy up and running is as few as 3 weeks in spite of what many public health experts are saying: we are in this for the long haul. Join CNN political director David Chalian as he talks to CNN congressional reporter Alex Rogers and CNN senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen on the latest updates.

18 MIN1 w ago
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Trump Sets Easter Target To Get America Back To Work

Congress' Dilemma: Spending Swiftly vs. Spending Wisely

Congress must pass an economic stimulus to aide the flagging economy, but Washington gamesmanship and political leverage plays aren't disappearing despite the crisis. As the pressure increases, Congress must choose between spending swiftly and spending wisely. Join CNN Political Director David Chalian, CNN Congressional Correspondent Phil Mattingly, and CNN Economics Commentator Catherine Rampell to break down the latest stimulus details.

18 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Congress' Dilemma: Spending Swiftly vs. Spending Wisely

Latest Episodes

David Chalian Answers Listener Questions

In a special mailbag episode, CNN Political Director David Chalian answers listener questions about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on politics in America. He tackles the state of the 2020 campaign, the future of the political conventions, how the stimulus bill will affect everyday Americans, and more!

15 MIN2 d ago
Comments
David Chalian Answers Listener Questions

"This is Not a Hypothetical Issue"

After the immediate coronavirus public health emergency subsides, the medical and legal ramifications of the pandemic will likely linger for a generation. Join CNN Political Director David Chalian, CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin, and CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Art Caplan to discuss the constitutionality of stay-at-home orders, the difficult decisions about care hospitals and doctors will start making soon, and whether public health should be given priority over individual freedom.

15 MIN3 d ago
Comments
"This is Not a Hypothetical Issue"

New Orleans' "Brace for Impact"

With New Orleans facing a rapidly rising death toll from coronavirus, CNN Political Director David Chalian and Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu go inside how a city prepares for a crisis like being a hotspot for the disease. Plus, the personal impact of the crisis in New Orleans and how Mardi Gras celebrations may have helped spread the pandemic.

20 MIN4 d ago
Comments
New Orleans' "Brace for Impact"

The "Mind Blowing" Economic Consequences of COVID-19

The first of April is tomorrow, and people across the country won't be able to pay their bills. How will the actions that government and cooperations taken so far help those experiencing the very real economic effects of the coronavirus crisis? Join CNN Political Director David Chalian, CNN Senior Writer Zach Wolf, and CNN Anchor and Correspondent Julia Chatterley to break down just how bad the economy will get for Americans and how to get it back on track.

17 MIN5 d ago
Comments
The "Mind Blowing" Economic Consequences of COVID-19

How Long Will Social Distancing Last?

As the number of cases continues to rise, and the death toll mounts, President Trump extends his social distancing guidelines by one month. But just how long could those guidelines last? Plus, checking in on how frontline medical workers are holding up and what they need to combat this crisis.

16 MIN6 d ago
Comments
How Long Will Social Distancing Last?

Governing in Crisis

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread across the country, governors are fighting for the welfare of their constituents. Find out what that feels like as CNN political director David Chalian talks to former governor of Ohio John Kasich who led his state during a the Ebola outbreak.

22 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Governing in Crisis

Covid-19's Effect on National Security

As the coronavirus crisis worsens in the US, CNN Political Director David Chalian and CNN Anchor and Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto step back and look at the global reverberations of the pandemic. They break down everything from the military implications to the future of foreign relations.

15 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Covid-19's Effect on National Security

The Health Care System Hits "DEFCON 1"

Join CNN Political Director David Chalian and CNN Contributors Dr. Abdul El-Sayed and Wajahat Ali to go inside the strain the Coronavirus crisis is putting on the nations' health care system and the criticism with the President's goal to have America back to work by Easter. Plus, the personal challenges and human costs of the crisis.

21 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Health Care System Hits "DEFCON 1"

Trump Sets Easter Target To Get America Back To Work

While the Senate inches closer to a deal on the stimulus bill, President Trump is eager to get the economy up and running is as few as 3 weeks in spite of what many public health experts are saying: we are in this for the long haul. Join CNN political director David Chalian as he talks to CNN congressional reporter Alex Rogers and CNN senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen on the latest updates.

18 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Trump Sets Easter Target To Get America Back To Work

Congress' Dilemma: Spending Swiftly vs. Spending Wisely

Congress must pass an economic stimulus to aide the flagging economy, but Washington gamesmanship and political leverage plays aren't disappearing despite the crisis. As the pressure increases, Congress must choose between spending swiftly and spending wisely. Join CNN Political Director David Chalian, CNN Congressional Correspondent Phil Mattingly, and CNN Economics Commentator Catherine Rampell to break down the latest stimulus details.

18 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Congress' Dilemma: Spending Swiftly vs. Spending Wisely
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