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Each weekday, John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you the most important political stories of the day. On the weekend, Abby Phillip kicks off CNN's Sunday morning political programming with Inside Politics Sunday. John and Abby get answers from the people making headlines, explain the political that stories matter, and report on how the news will impact you.

Each weekday, John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you the most important political stories of the day. On the weekend, Abby Phillip kicks off CNN's Sunday morning political programming with Inside Politics Sunday. John and Abby get answers from the people making headlines, explain the political that stories matter, and report on how the news will impact you.

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Each weekday, John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you the most important political stories of the day. On the weekend, Abby Phillip kicks off CNN's Sunday morning political programming with Inside Politics Sunday. John and Abby get answers from the people making headlines, explain the political that stories matter, and report on how the news will impact you.

Language:

English


Episodes

Protests erupt across China

11/28/2022
Fed up with their government's stringent Covid restrictions, thousands of Chinese take to the streets in a remarkable show of defiance. Plus: Donald Trump and hateful company he keeps. And: Why Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker are focused on banking early votes in advance of their Georgia Senate showdown on December 6. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:13

Biden: “I’m going to try to get rid of assault weapons”

11/27/2022
Shootings in a Virginia Walmart and a Colorado nightclub have left 12 dead in another deadly week in America. Since 2016, there has been almost a doubling of mass shootings in America and President Biden is calling for action. Plus, we examine the political ramifications of the GOP’s 2024 front runner breaking bread with a white supremacist. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:29

Inside Politics update for November 24, 2022

11/25/2022
There is no new episode of the Inside Politics showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:01:48

Deadly deja vu

11/23/2022
For the second time this week, gun violence infects another American city. Plus: A miserable day for Donald Trump's legal team ends with a Supreme Court loss and a signal that the Mar-a-Lago case may not break in the former president's favor. And: A big flip-flop puts a threat to impeach Biden's Homeland Security secretary on the table. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:55

Meet the hero who saved lives in Colorado Springs

11/22/2022
While we still don't know the motive of the man who allegedly killed five people and injured 18 others at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, we do know that the number of victims would have been much higher had it not been for the heroics of Army vet Richard Fierro. His story of bravery and resolve begins today's show. Plus: The special counsel takes over and moves full steam ahead with the Trump investigations. Expect another showdown between the Justice Department and the former president's...

Duration:00:40:30

Six minutes of terror

11/21/2022
Today's show begins with new details about the mass shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub and the heroes who saved countless lives. Plus: Why the man who wants to be the next House speaker may end up a hostage within his own party. And: Will Republicans finally say never again to Donald Trump? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:04

Elon Musk reinstates Donald Trump's Twitter account

11/20/2022
It's been a whirlwind week for former President Trump - he announced his third run for the White House, faced backlash from fellow Republicans after their midterm performance, a special counsel has been appointed to oversee two criminal probes he's involved in, and now his Twitter account has been reinstated. Twitter banned his account after inciting an insurrection at the Capitol on January 6. The question now is if he'll use it. Plus, a new generation is poised to lead House Democrats...

Duration:00:42:19

The Democratic changing of the guard

11/18/2022
As Nancy Pelosi and her two longtime deputies prepare to step aside, who will they pass the torch to? We reveal the likely new Big Three. Plus: Republicans reveal two of their priorities when they take over the House: investigate Hunter Biden and slash aid to Ukraine. And: The White House is encouraged by signs inflation may be easing but sobered by the reality that divided government means most Biden priorities will be head on arrival. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...

Duration:00:37:52

Inside Politics update for November 17, 2022

11/17/2022
There is no new episode of the Inside Politics showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:01:02

Tragic turn in Russia's war against Ukraine

11/16/2022
We learned today that it's likely Ukraine fired the missile that crossed into Poland, killing two. But NATO's leader says blame ultimately falls on Russia. CNN's reporters worldwide bring you the latest on this still-developing story. Plus: Rick Scott says Mitch McConnell is to blame for the GOP's midterm debacle and mounts a challenge to the Republican leader. And: Donald Trump begins his next campaign for the White House just as he ended his presidency: with a whole lot of inaccuracy. To...

Duration:00:42:26

2020 election denier in denial again

11/15/2022
Republican Kari Lake, who CNN now projects to lose to Democrat Katie Hobbs in Arizona's governor race, responds in true election denier fashion, calling the results b.s. Plus: On the brink of capturing control of the House, Republicans are in a very nasty fight over who should take the speaker's gavel. And: Donald Trump prepares to announce a third presidential run as new reporting details how he weaponized the IRS, raked in money from foreign dictators and remains the subject of multiple...

Duration:00:37:37

The planet's two most powerful leaders shake hands

11/14/2022
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping met in person for the first time. Biden described their three-hour conversation as "open," "candid," and "blunt," saying he made it clear he wants to stop a slide toward a cold war. Plus: We're still counting votes, with control of the House still undecided. But Democrats keep the Senate, which is a giant midterm win for the president. And: Is Donald Trump about to pour salt in open Republican wounds? He has a big announcement tomorrow even as more and more...

Duration:00:39:17

How Democrats averted a midterms meltdown

11/13/2022
Democrats clinched a majority in the Senate after Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto pulled ahead in the pivotal race. Now, all eyes are on Georgia where Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker face each other in a December runoff race. Meanwhile, control of the House remains a tossup with 20 seats still uncalled. Plus, as some Republicans blame former President Trump for their midterm losses, potential 2024 challengers emerge. And Gen Z in the House -- Maxwell Alejandro...

Duration:00:38:41

Inside Politics update for November 9, 2022

11/9/2022
There is no new episode of the Inside Politics showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:00:18

Candidates make their final appeals

11/7/2022
With just one more day before the midterms, we bring you in-depth coverage of the critical races. Nothing less than truth, facts, logic, and reason is at stake. Plus: In an exclusive CNN interview, Kevin McCarthy, the man in line to replace Nancy Pelosi as House Speaker, outlines the Republican agenda. And: Donald Trump reminds McCarthy -- and every other Republican -- who's first in the GOP. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:48

Midterms countdown: 2 days to go

11/6/2022
President Biden and former Presidents Obama and Trump all hit the campaign trail in Pennsylvania ahead of the state's critical Senate contest in what's shaping up to be one of the most hotly-contested midterm elections in recent memory. While Republicans are favored to win a majority in the House of Representatives, Senate control could come down to the Pennsylvania voters' pick for Senate. Plus, Trump makes a not-so-subtle jab at FL Gov. DeSantis. Could these once-allies soon become 2024...

Duration:00:38:49

American economy keeps adding jobs

11/4/2022
New numbers out today show the US economy remains quite strong overall as the country adds another 261,000 jobs in October. Wages are up again as well. But inflation is going up even faster. Plus: Oprah Winfrey helped make Dr. Oz a star, but she says if she lived in Pennsylvania, she'd vote for his senate opponent. And: Aides say Donald Trump could announce a 2024 presidential run as soon as 10 days from now. That won't stop the investigations, but it could change how they're managed. To...

Duration:00:37:48

Biden: Democracy in mortal danger

11/3/2022
"You must in this moment dig deep within yourself and recognize we can't take democracy for granted any longer," President Joe Biden said last night, citing ballots packed with Republican election deniers. He's making democracy the centerpiece of his midterm closing argument. Plus: The midterm map offers no safe zones for Democrats, as once-solid blue territory in California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington State now looks ... not so solid. And: Are lawmakers safe? A congresswoman demands...

Duration:00:37:58

Will midterms bring a big red wave?

11/2/2022
Brand-new CNN poll numbers give us a final snapshot of the midterm climate, and it's beyond bleak for the Democrats. Plus: New CNN reporting on the behind the scenes battle between Mitch McConnell and Rick Scott over who should get more credit -- or more blame -- for how the Senate shakes out after the midterms. And: New, horrific details about the assailant who bludgeoned the Speaker of the House's husband until he was unconscious. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...

Duration:00:38:09

Entering the final midterm sprint

11/1/2022
In just seven days your votes will color in the midterm map. Follow the money and the big names and many of the critical races are jump balls. Plus: Court documents spell out in plain language an attacker's plan to hold the Speaker of the House hostage ... and to break her kneecaps as a message to Democrats. Yet some Republicans still find this somehow funny. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:01