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Headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. Hosted by ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein.

Headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. Hosted by ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein.
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ABC News (US)

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Headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. Hosted by ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein.

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Episodes

9/19/18: Would It Be Disqualifying?

9/19/2018
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The uncomfortable truth around the Kavanaugh nomination is that no one can know how things will turn out. This week, we talk to Rep. Anna Eshoo, the Democrat from California and the only member of Congress to have spoken at length with Christine Blasey Ford about her allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party when they were teenagers. GUEST: Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa...

Duration:00:32:38

9/12/18: No One is Above The Law

9/12/2018
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With a massive storm threatening the east coast, President Donald Trump is touting the “unsung success” of his administration’s disaster response in Puerto Rico while continuing to deal with fallout from the Bob Woodward book and that anonymous op-ed in the NYTimes. GUEST: GUEST: Ken Starr, author of the new book “Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation” Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN...

Duration:00:47:33

9/5/18: 'Administrative Coup D'etat'

9/5/2018
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A new Bob Woodward book paints a portrait of chaotic and paranoid White House. Meanwhile, a white, male incumbent congressman representing an urban East coast district since the late '90s faces an upset by a younger, minority woman running on a progressive platform. GUEST: Dan Pfeiffer, former senior advisor to President Obama and co-host of "Pod Save America" Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL:...

Duration:00:33:54

8/29/18: A Sanders vs. Trump Matchup?

8/29/2018
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Remember when Donald Trump challenged Bernie Sanders to a debate? Whatever 2020 brings, a version of that matchup is becoming a major storyline in 2018. Andrew Gillum's upset in the Florida Democratic primary for governor means Sanders' candidate will face Trump's in the biggest and perhaps most important battleground in the nation. GUEST: Governor of Montana, Steve Bullock Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT...

Duration:00:31:07

8/27/18: Remembering John McCain

8/27/2018
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John McCain will be remembered as a war hero, renowned lawmaker, towering figure on the American landscape, and as a proud husband and father. He was a true maverick. GUEST: Dana Milbank, columnist for the Washington Post Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News broadcasts. Karl...

Duration:00:23:45

8/22/18: Everything Trump Touches

8/22/2018
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Two former top aides to President Donald Trump played opposite sides of the loyalty card to the same stunning conclusion: guilty pronouncements in federal court. But that won't be the final word – not even close. GUEST: Rick Wilson, Republican strategist and author of "Everything Trump Touches Dies" Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and...

Duration:00:38:45

8/15/18: No Guarantees

8/16/2018
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Apprentice contestant turned White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman says her former boss, President Donald Trump is trying to "silence" her. Meanwhile, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that she could not offer a "guarantee" that the president has never been recorded using the N-word. GUESTS: ABC News Political Contributors, John Santucci and Candace Smith Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa *...

Duration:00:24:25

8/8/18: Too Close To Call

8/8/2018
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A win is a win, even if it isn’t official yet. Yet the Republican Party can’t afford – literally cannot afford – to have to win like this. A squeaker in a special House election in Ohio is making loud noises in a Republican Party that knows this race shouldn’t have been close. GUESTS: Political consultant and pollster, Frank Luntz Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News...

Duration:00:33:13

8/1/18: Opinions?

8/1/2018
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With his former campaign chairman facing his second day on trial, President Trump had the Russia investigation on his mind, tweeting that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop the Mueller probe. GUESTS: Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, and Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington...

Duration:00:45:25

7/25/18: Cash or Check?

7/25/2018
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Amid a fresh challenge to the president’s credibility - this time caught on tape - President Donald Trump threatened Iran in an all-caps tweet this week and also suggested that the Russians really want the Democrats to win. GUEST: Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX), candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief...

Duration:00:37:10

7/18/18: 'That Probably Clarifies Things'

7/18/2018
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Call it a walk-back, a cleanup or a clarification. Just don’t call it over. President Donald Trump on Tuesday did something he rarely does in asking for a do-over of his comments about Russia meddling. GUEST: Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News...

Duration:00:34:52

7/17/18 BONUS: Cal Ripken Jr

7/17/2018
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On the eve of the All-Star Game, Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. shares his thoughts on everything from advice for Home Run Derby champ Bryce Harper, his future in MLB, and the Ripken family foundation’s mission to create more kid ballparks all over the country. GUEST: Cal Ripken Jr. Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House...

Duration:00:11:27

7/13/18: Eight Questions

7/13/2018
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President Donald Trump walked back his blistering comments in "The Sun" about Theresa May as he stood next to the British prime minister and answered questions from the press. GUEST: ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Terry Moran Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News...

Duration:00:18:46

7/11/18: Battle Lines Drawn

7/11/2018
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President Donald Trump came out swinging ahead of Wednesday’s NATO summit by slamming Germany for not spending enough on defense and accusing the country of being “captive” to Russia. This comes in a week that began with the president making his selection to replace Justice Kennedy for the Supreme Court. GUEST: Brian Fallon, Executive Director of Demand Justice Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN...

Duration:00:38:29

6/29/18 Bonus: Leo's List

6/29/2018
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Attorney Leonard Leo was the architect of President Trump’s first Supreme Court nomination with Justice Neil Gorsuch. Now, the longtime Federalist Society leader is reviewing a list of potential justices after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement. GUEST: Leonard Leo Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House...

Duration:00:07:00

6/27/18: A Political Earthquake

6/27/2018
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In historic upset, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unseats 4th ranking House Democrat Joe Crowley in a primary challenge for New York's 14th Congressional District. GUESTS: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez; Newt Gingrich Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News broadcasts. Karl has...

Duration:00:40:54

6/22/18 Bonus: Ben Rhodes

6/22/2018
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Former Obama staffer Ben Rhodes' new memoir, "The World As It Is," dives deeper into his time as a top adviser in the White House. Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News broadcasts. Karl has covered every major beat in Washington, including the White House, Capitol Hill, the...

Duration:00:21:19

6/20/18: Zero Tolerance

6/20/2018
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A crisis on the border continues to hold the nation's attention, and the question of what's next is still an open one. We take a look at how different parties are approaching this, and how the broader topic of immigration could affect the midterm elections. Guest: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent...

Duration:00:39:51

6/13/18: A Midterm for the Midterms

6/13/2018
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It's a midterm for the midterms. With about half of the states having already voted in this year's primary races, it's time to take a step back and look at the playing field and the kinds of candidates we're seeing in this year's Midterms. Guest: Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief...

Duration:00:31:23