Hosted by CNN political commentator Van Jones, "The Messy Truth" is a series of town hall specials aimed at improving communication among people with different political and personal beliefs. Joined by well-known legislative leaders, Jones visits swing states like Ohio and Michigan to meet with residents who once supported President Obama but more recently voted for Donald Trump, letting the community members drive the conversation. That's just one way, Jones contends, to challenge assumptions and understand how people feel.
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Van Jones hosts an audience discussion with former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) with a focus on social justice issues that are likely to arise in the Trump presidency.
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Van Jones hosts a live audience discussion about the recent election with a focus on social justice issues likely to arise in a Trump presidency; special guest Whoopi Goldberg.
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Van Jones hosts a town hall with former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and former Republican Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina to discuss President Barack Obama's legacy and the Trump Presidential Inauguration.
With veteran Washington correspondent John King in the anchor chair, "Inside Politics" focuses on the top political stories of the day with a rotating round table of top sourced reporters from CNN and from other media outlets. The half-hour program gives viewers an inside look at the stories driving Washington, directly from reporters on the ground. Prior to its revival in 2014, "Inside Politics" was first headed by Judy Woodruff, and it aired for more than 20 years on CNN before its cancellation in 2005.
Conservative pundit Bill O'Reilly takes a forceful and often combative stance as he talks with newsmakers and entertainers from his "no-spin zone." Among regular segments featured on the show are Talking Points Memo and Factor Mail, the latter featuring comments from viewers.
During presidential campaigns, the candidates often talk about some of the things they promise to get done in their first 100 days in office if elected. That is the time frame that is the focus of this series hosted by Martha MacCallum. The first 100 days are even more important in 2017 with the presidency of Donald Trump, who may be the most unpredictable leader in American history. The show focuses on what is -- and is not -- getting done in the early stages of the Trump administration, the third administration to be covered by MacCallum since she joined Fox News in 2004.
A long, distinguished career as a political operative has afforded David Axelrod a lifetime of stories. He shares some of that insight on "The Axe Files," an hourlong podcast he created in 2015 in conjunction with CNN and the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. More than 200 episodes later, Axelrod has sat down for intimate conversations with a who's who of guests from political, media and celebrity circles, including Sen. John McCain, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, actor Tom Hanks, former White House Chief of Staff James Baker, and NBA champion Steve Kerr. Axelrod is best known as the chief strategist for Barack Obama's presidential campaigns.