CNN Political Briefing

CNN Political Briefing

CNN Political Briefing

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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.
  1. June 27, 2022
    8 min
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    Roe Reversal Reverberates Across the US
    As CNN Political Director David Chalian explains, the political fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision to end the federal constitutional right to an abortion continues. CNN spoke to Vice President Kamala Har…
  2. June 24, 2022
    11 min
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    SCOTUS Has Spoken on Abortion Rights
    The Supreme Court overturned nearly five decades of court rulings guaranteeing the constitutional right to an abortion. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down how all three branches of government are…
  3. June 23, 2022
    6 min
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    The Supreme Court & Senate Act on Guns
    The Supreme Court struck down a New York concealed carry law, while the Senate advanced a bipartisan gun safety reform bill. CNN’s Chris Cillizza breaks down the details of both the ruling and the bill, and why…
  4. June 22, 2022
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    Jan. 6 Panel Faces Threats After Hearing About Them
    In the January 6 House select committee's fourth public hearing, state and local officials detailed the pressure they faced by the former President and his team for not overturning the 2020 election and the thr…
  5. June 21, 2022
    7 min
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    It’s Election Day in AL, VA, GA & DC
    Voters in Alabama, Virginia, Georgia, and Washington DC head to the polls today in primary races and runoffs for general elections in November. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the key races to…
  6. June 17, 2022
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    Biden Knows “People are Really Down”
    President Joe Biden did a rare interview with the Associated Press in the Oval Office where he got candid about the mood of America. CNN’s David Chalian explains what Biden had to say about inflation, gas price…
  7. June 16, 2022
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    Pence Chose Democracy Over Trump
    Today was the January 6 House Select Committee’s third televised hearing. Through witnesses close to former Vice President Mike Pence, it became clear that Pence never believed he had the power to overturn the…
  8. June 15, 2022
    7 min
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    Winners & Losers of Last Night’s Elections
    Voters in five states have spoken – CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the key takeaways in primary elections from South Carolina to Nevada. It ended up being a pretty good night for former Presid…
  9. June 14, 2022
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    Biden Tries to Reassure Nation About Inflation
    With inflation rising, stocks falling, and recession fears growing, President Joe Biden tried to look on the bright side today while recognizing Americans’ price pains. CNN Political Director explains how Biden…
  10. June 13, 2022
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    Jan. 6 Hearing Focused on ‘The Big Lie’
    Many people close to former President Donald Trump told him he lost the 2020 election, but he didn’t listen to them. That was the focus of the January 6 House select committee’s second hearing today, as CNN Pol…
  11. June 10, 2022
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    Trump “Lit the Flame” for Jan. 6
    Last night, the January 6 House select committee gave an overview of their findings so far in their first of many public hearings to come. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the bombshells that ca…
  12. June 09, 2022
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    January 6th Panel’s Primetime Moment
    The January 6th House select committee holds its first public hearing tonight after spending 10 months investigating. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down what to expect tonight and from hearings to…
  13. June 08, 2022
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    Trauma from Mass Shootings Detailed in DC
    In the wake of two mass shootings at a school in Texas and a grocery store in upstate New York, those directly affected shared their tragic stories and called for legislative action to a House committee. You’ll…
  14. June 07, 2022
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    Why Both Parties Are Closely Watching CA
    It’s primary day in seven states today and both political parties will be closely watching the elections in California. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains why two local races in the Sunshine state wi…
  15. June 06, 2022
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    Jan. 6 Hearings Coming to Primetime
    This is a big week for the January 6th House select committee and former President Donald Trump is gearing up some GOP allies to go on the attack. CNN Political Director David Chalian shares what some committee…
  16. June 03, 2022
    9 min
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    Watergate: Blueprint for a Scandal
    This month marks 50 years since the Watergate scandal rocked the Nixon presidency, but many of the scandal’s lessons still seem fresh. We sat down with former Nixon White House aide John Dean, as CNN correspond…
  17. June 02, 2022
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    Jan. 6 Texts Bring New Details
    Newly-revealed texts to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows during the Capitol insurrection show GOP lawmakers pleading for former President Donald Trump to intervene. CNN Editor-at-Large Chris Ciliz…
  18. June 01, 2022
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    A TX Community Mourns & Lawmakers Debate
    Lawmakers in both Texas and the nation’s capital are debating legislation in the wake of last week’s shooting in Uvalde. CNN correspondent Kristen Holmes explains the latest with the shooting investigation and…
  19. May 31, 2022
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    Biden's Plan to Fight Inflation
    President Joe Biden and his administration are kicking off a monthlong focus on the economy this week. CNN's Chief National Affairs Correspondent Jeff Zeleny sums up Biden's plans and why it's going to be an up…
  20. May 27, 2022
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    The “Wrong Decision” was Made in TX
    Today, the community of Uvalde, Texas is rattled by the news that law enforcement say they made a mistake by not immediately breaking into the classroom during Tuesday’s shooting that left 21 people dead. CNN P…

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