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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.

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Rep. Santos Steps Down from Committees
CNN Political Briefing
Jan 31, 2023

Embattled GOP Congressman George Santos said he decided to recuse himself temporarily from his two committee assignments. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains the political factors at play, as the New York congressman faces questions about his finances, resume, and background. Plus, a new poll shows most of Santos’ constituents think he should resign.