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Each weekday, Dana Bash and a panel of well-sourced reporters bring you the most important political stories of the day. On the weekend, Manu Raju kicks off CNN's Sunday morning political programming with Inside Politics Sunday. Dana and Manu 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, Dana Bash and a panel of well-sourced reporters bring you the most important political stories of the day. On the weekend, Manu Raju kicks off CNN's Sunday morning political programming with Inside Politics Sunday. Dana and Manu 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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English


Episodes

Biden makes history in Detroit

9/26/2023
First: Joe Biden does something we've never seen before from any sitting US president by standing shoulder to shoulder with picketers in Detroit. Plus: At least a dozen senators are now saying Bob Menendez should quit, including his fellow Democratic senator from New Jersey, Cory Booker. And: The lineup for tomorrow's Republican presidential debate is set. Seven will clash in California. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:40

Defiant!

9/25/2023
First: Bob Menendez vows to fight a federal bribery indictment, saying that, when all is said and done, he'll still be the senior senator from New Jersey. Plus: Congress confronts a shrinking, six-day window to stop a government shutdown. But Donald Trump just made Kevin McCarty's job a whole lot harder. And: In a picket line gamble, Joe Biden heads to Detroit to try and help bridge the big gap between what labor wants and what automakers say they can afford. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:24

Cash and gold bars: alleged corruption in Congress

9/24/2023
First: With only one week left to avoid a government shutdown, Congress continues to argue over a spending bill. House speaker Kevin McCarthy faces threats of removal as speaker if he compromises with Democrats. Next: Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) allegedly accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars and luxury gifts in bribes from multiple people. He was indicted Friday on corruption charges. Some Democratic politicians have called for him to resign, but others have not. Then: The second Republican Presidential primary debate will be Wednesday, but Donald Trump will not attend. Other conservative candidates have criticized Trump on various issues such as abortion. Later: President Biden is doing poorly in many national polls. He is tied with Trump in some head to head election polls. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:03

IP 092223

9/22/2023
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Duration:00:37:33

Kevin McCarthy hits the wall

9/21/2023
First: The speaker suffers another humiliation on the House floor. Republicans can't agree to move forward on a defense bill and will remain nowhere close to solving a shutdown riddle. Plus: Life or death politics. Ukraine's president tries to convince a coalition to pay billions more in bullets, but Washington decides what will be felt. And: Media titan Rupert Murdoch steps down and says he will hand off the business to his son. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:08

Inside Politics Update for September 20, 2023

9/20/2023
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:00:00:17

Ukraine today, you tomorrow

9/19/2023
First: The president uses the global stage to warn the rest of the world that failing to protect Ukraine means no nation is safe. Plus: Consider the gauntlet thrown. The House speaker issues a challenge to Conservatives whose demands could lead to a shutdown. And: A key narrative as told by a whistleblower center to the Hunter Biden investigation is refuted by others outside the room. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:07

Freed prisoners and a rising labor movement

9/18/2023
First: The US and Iran have agreed on the release of 5 Iranian Americans which the Iranian government has imprisoned for several years. The Biden administration also announced new sanctions on Iran today. Next: Today is the fourth day of the UAW strike at the 3 largest US auto makers. Union representatives have met with company executives, but progress has been slow. Unifor workers at multiple Canadian plants may go on strike tomorrow, which would increase pressure on the auto giants. Then: Donald Trump recently expressed a slightly less anti-abortion stance than many of the other Republican presidential candidates. Later: Kevin McCarthy has less than 2 weeks to avert a government shutdown. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:36

Trump's interview and McCarthy's troubles

9/17/2023
First: Meet the Press interviewed Donald Trump this week. He discussed his recent indictments, saying he was not concerned by them. Trump also expressed a less anti-abortion stance than he had previously, in contrast to his evangelical Christian supporters and some other Republican presidential candidates. Next: Some Republicans are excited about the newly opened impeachment investigation into Pres. Biden, but others see it as political theatre without evidence. Then: Some US Conservative representatives want to remove House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to force more conservative policies. The House of Representatives has less than 2 weeks to pass a spending bill or face a government shutdown. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:49

A defining test for the president

9/15/2023
First: Auto workers walk out on the big three. It may force Joe Biden to make a choice between the unions he says he loves and the economy that will help decide his reelection fate. Plus: The president's Justice Department charges his son with crimes. Hunter Biden's attorneys respond by borrowing from the Trump political playbook. And: Temper tantrums and big divides over how to pay the nation's bills up the odds that Kevin McCarthy can't steer away Congress from a crippling shutdown. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:47:18

'Move the f-ing motion'

9/14/2023
First: A fired-up Kevin McCarthy dares Republican hardliners to actually do what they talked about doing for months and try to take his gavel. Plus: The judge in charge of the Trump case makes a critical decision and says the former president's trial won't happen in October. And: Detroit drives towards a strike. A walkout could trigger nationwide sticker shock and inch the economy closer to a recession. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:57

They got him!

9/13/2023
Today's show begins shortly after we learn that police finally captured Danelo Cavalcante, the convicted murderer who escaped from a Pennsylvania prison. Brian Todd provides details on how it all went down, followed by an in-depth look at the incident that baffled police and terrorized residents for two weeks. Also on today's show: Kevin McCarthy tries to explain why he made a unilateral decision to move forward with an impeachment inquiry into President Biden. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:33

Kevin McCarthy opens an impeachment inquiry

9/12/2023
First: Today, US House speaker Kevin McCarthy directed the house committee to open an impeachment inquiry into Joe Biden. Next: Kim Jung Un went on a diplomatic visit to meet with Vladimir Putin today, which may strengthen their alliance and dealings. Then: Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) says that there is no evidence for any impeachable offense by President Biden. Later: Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis plans to try Donald Trump and his 18 codefendants at once. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:45:21

The nation pauses to remember

9/11/2023
First: America is replaying and reliving one of its darkest days. We honor the nearly 3,000 who paid the price on that September morning 22 years ago. Plus: The president returns home from a dual-purpose foreign trip to advance his policies on the world stage and quiet voters' skepticism on his approach and ability to serve. And: Kevin McCarthy runs the congressional hamster wheel, battling the same problems caused by the same set of hard liners, once again prompting the question: can he escape with his job? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:52

US-Vietnam diplomacy, Republican primaries, and spending bill issues.

9/10/2023
First: US President Biden held a press conference today in Hanoi, Vietnam on strengthening the US-Vietnam relationship, saying he does not intend to isolate or harm China. Next: Republican presidential candidates have been canvasing in Iowa and North Dakota. Florida Governor Ron Desantis has been complaining about COVID19 prevention policies to attempt to gain more support in the Republican Presidential primary. Then: Congress has 21 days to reach a spending deal, and some Republicans have been threatening a government shutdown and advocating for an impeachment inquiry. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:17

Why did DA not prosecute Lindsey Graham, others?

9/8/2023
The just-released Fulton County special grand jury report shows the Georgia citizens recommended prosecuting 39 people in the 2020 election subversion probe -- far more than the 19 DA Fani Willis ultimately decided to charge. Among those named but not indicted are Senator Lindsey Graham, former Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, and former Trump adviser Michael Flynn. Why did Willis not prosecute them? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:08

Americans are deeply unhappy with Joe Biden

9/7/2023
First: A new CNN poll reveals deep-rooted dissatisfaction with the direction the incumbent president is taking the country, and significant doubts he's up to the job again. Plus: "Trump Employee #4" flips after the government promises to shield the Mar-a-Lago IT manager from prosecution. And: Mike Pence warns that Republicans are headed for extinction but is anyone in the GOP listening? Chris Christie joins the show to discuss. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:13

Trump returns to reality TV ... in court

9/6/2023
First: The cameras will be on in a Fulton County, Georgia court where Donald Trump will face accusations that he tried to steal the 2020 election. Plus: An explanation from the Capitol Hill physician fails to quiet some GOP concerns about Mitch McConnell's health. Today he gets a chance to answer the hard questions head on. And: The man who managed former President Obama's reelection tells Democrats to chill out and believe in the data that says Joe Biden has a clear path back to the White House. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:53

For GOP, it's still a one-man race

9/5/2023
First: A brand-new CNN poll shows Donald Trump is still the overwhelming choice among Republican voters. We take a deep dive into the numbers and what they tell us about the 2024 race. Plus: No stroke, no seizure disorder, no Parkinson's. So why did Mitch McConnell apparently freeze on-camera last week? Questions remain about whether he can continue to handle his duties. And: Sources tell CNN that special counsel Jack Smith is still asking questions about a Trump lawyer. Could we see another indictment? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:54

'Middle class Joe' makes his case

9/4/2023
First: President Biden spends Labor Day in Philadelphia, hoping to convince the union rank and file he's still their man in Washington and deserves another turn in the White House. Plus: The Republican primary is still Donald Trump's to lose. But are the four criminal indictments a sugar high, putting the former president in danger of a general election crash. And: New reporting from CNN's Capitol Hill team underlines the mountain Congress needs to climb -- and climb quickly -- to avoid a shutdown. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:42