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THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH examines the riveting and unprecedented events unfolding – both inside and outside the beltway – in President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

Shocking But Not Surprising
Episode 1: Shocking But Not Surprising

Original Air Date: Mar 19, 2017

Mark Halperin takes a ride on Airforce One with President Donald Trump. We look at the debate surrounding the healthcare bill and hear from both sides, including Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Rand Paul and the White House. Season premiere.

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Checking and Balancing
Episode 2: Checking and Balancing

Original Air Date: Mar 26, 2017

Mark Halperin talks with Senator Patrick Leahy about Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination, Congressman Adam Schiff weighs in on Trump’s alleged ties to Russia and Joe Biden enters the fray surrounding the healthcare bill.

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How's He Doing?
Episode 3: How's He Doing?

Original Air Date: Apr 2, 2017

What do people outside the Beltway really think about President Trump? Mark Halperin takes a trip through America to find the answers. Then he heads to New Orleans to discuss his surprising findings with Mary Matalin.

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The Whole World is Watching
Episode 4: The Whole World is Watching

Original Air Date: Apr 9, 2017

What in the world is going on? This week is all about foreign policy: President Trump's military response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria and its impact on his ongoing delicate dance with Russia.

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Recess Reset
Episode 5: Recess Reset

Original Air Date: Apr 16, 2017

Congress may be in recess but Mark Halperin is on the job, covering the White House and the Syria fallout. John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon hit the road to see what Americans think about how President Trump is handling the situation.

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The Resistance
Episode 6: The Resistance

Original Air Date: Apr 23, 2017

How are the Democrats resisting Trump? Mark Halperin talks to Elizabeth Warren about standing strong. Bernie Sanders tells John Heilemann about taking his message to the people. Americans talk about what resistance means to them.

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Learning Curve
Episode 7: Learning Curve

Original Air Date: Apr 30, 2017

What has President Trump learned from his first 100 days in office? As Congress reconvenes, Mark McKinnon and John Heilemann head to Capitol Hill to find out. Mark Halperin is in New York City to get Wall Street’s perspective.

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Looking Back and Moving On
Episode 8: Looking Back and Moving On

Original Air Date: May 7, 2017

Washington insiders join John Heilemann, Mark Halperin and Mark McKinnon for a look at some of the thrilling, amazing and logic defying acts performed during President Trump's first 100 days. Season finale.

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3 Seasons, 42 Episodes

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  • Season 3

    Go behind the scenes and beyond the headlines of the wildest political show on earth. This documentary series reveals the high-stakes impact of the White House's headline grabbing dramatics throughout our divided states of America.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE BIGGEST STORY ON EARTH examines the riveting and unprecedented events unfolding – both inside and outside the beltway – in President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    From the Iowa caucuses through the election itself, THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE GREATEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH captures the human rollercoaster of the 2016 presidential campaign.

    Season 1
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