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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.

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English


Episodes

Will Trump's legal peril jeopardize his hold over the GOP?

9/25/2022
Former President Trump is facing major legal developments on two fronts. New York's Attorney General announced a lawsuit alleging Trump's business empire was built on years of grift and fraud. Also this week: A federal appeals court allowed the Justice Department to continue its probe of classified documents seized at Mar a Lago. Plus, brand new CNN reporting takes us inside President Biden's 2024 decision. And if the GOP takes the House, will the focus be on legislation or...

Duration:00:41:33

Trump's secret court fight to thwart Jan 6 investigation

9/23/2022
Today we bring you new and exclusive CNN reporting on the Trump team's legal right to keep witnesses from sharing what they know with the federal grand jury. Plus: President Biden re-enters the midterm spotlight with a big bet that putting abortion front and center is the path to Democrats staying in power. And: Russia badgers Ukrainians into sham referendums as it tries to silence dissent at home. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Two major legal setbacks for Donald Trump

9/22/2022
Trump legal setback #1: A federal appeals court unanimously dismisses the former president's arguments and tells the Justice Department it can move forward with its classified documents probe. Trump legal setback #2: A new civil action details a decade of alleged Trump lies and business fraud. Plus: 1,300+ Russians wind up in handcuffs after protesting Vladimir Putin's decision to call up more troops and plunge Russia deeper into war in Ukraine. And: Democrats are now struggling on Capitol...

'The art of the steal'

9/21/2022
Today's show begins just after New York Attorney General Letitia James outlined a nearly 300-page civil lawsuit filed against Donald Trump, alleging the former president enriched himself by grossly inflating asset values in a years-long scheme, potentially breaking laws. We have it all covered for you in this episode of Inside Politics. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:01

Trump's legal team admits he may be indicted

9/20/2022
Lawyers for the Justice Department and Donald Trump are back in court today in the ongoing battle over the Mar-a-Lago raid. This follows a big admission from Team Trump that the former president may be indicted. Plus: Hurricane Fiona tears through Puerto Rico, plunging millions into a nightmare without power, without water, and with no idea when help will arrive. And: Florida spends more money so its Republican governor can make a midterm immigration point as a Texas sheriff makes him the...

Duration:00:40:34

Inside Politics update for September 19, 2022

9/19/2022
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:00:01:03

Why Republican governors are sending migrants to Democratic-run cities

9/18/2022
Over the past few months, Republican governors have shipped at least 10,000 migrants to northern cities like Washington D.C., Chicago and New York City. Then, on Wednesday about 50 migrants arrived to Martha's Vineyard after Florida's Ron DeSantis chartered a flight to the island. Democrats say it's a cynical political ploy -- but Republican leaders warn this is just the beginning. Plus, can some GOP candidates soften their edges and appeal beyond their base And why Democrats are gleeful...

Duration:00:40:58

Trump gets the delay he wanted

9/16/2022
A federal judge sides with Donald Trump to review material recovered at Mar-a-Lago. And the special master will get much more time than the DOJ would like. The judge also tosses a legal curve ball questioning if the government can decide just what is classified. Plus: Brand new CNN reporting about Nancy Pelosi's future. And: Migrants are stuck in the middle of big immigration fight between Republican governors and the Democratic White House. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...

Crisis averted. Migrant stunts. Mega meeting.

9/15/2022
The Biden White House keeps the trains running and staves off a supply chain nightmare. Plus: Florida's governor flies two planes of migrants to Martha's Vineyard, while Texas drops off busloads of migrants in front of the vice president's house. And: Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin meet for the first time since Russia's invasion of Ukraine. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:20

Inside Politics update for September 13, 2022

9/13/2022
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:00:00:45

King Charles feels 'weight of history'

9/12/2022
Charles delivers his first speech as king to parliament and leads an emotional procession in Scotland as his mother's body is moved to St. John's cathedral. Plus: A turning point in Ukraine, as its forces retake huge of territory in the Kharkiv region. But Russia is already striking back. And: Primary season ends Tuesday, opening an eight-week sprint to election day. We break down the midterm fight for control of Congress. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:42:36

Inside Politics update for September 8, 2022

9/8/2022
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:00:00:46

Why were nuclear secrets in Donald Trump's home?

9/7/2022
New reporting says the former President Trump kept a document at Mar-a-Lago that was so classified only a handful of officials in the entire government can view it. Plus: Massachusetts Republicans nominate a MAGA candidate for governor, offering more proof as this primary season wears down that Trumpism is wiping away a more moderate republican brand. And: President Biden welcomes Barack and Michelle Obama back to the White House for the unveiling of their official portraits -- their first...

Biden's high-wire challenge

9/6/2022
Joe Biden is huddling with his cabinet this afternoon as he tries to navigate a delicate balancing act: tackling a big to-do list while defying midterm election history. Can he pull it off? Plus: Donald Trump scores a big legal win as a federal judge demands a review of the documents the FBI seized at Mar-a-Lago. We examine how that process will work and how long it will take. And: It's day one on the job for Britain's new leader. Can Liz Truss rescue her country's economy from free...

Duration:00:38:52

Trump gets his 'special master'

9/5/2022
As today's show begins a federal judge grants Donald Trump's request for a third party to review the material the FBI took under search warrant from his Mar-a-Lago home. CNN Senior Justice Correspondent Evan Perez explains what the decision means. Plus: The midterm sprint starts now, as Joe Biden heads to Wisconsin and then Pennsylvania, where critical midterm battles for senator and government are being waged. And: Labor Day brings another brutal reminder of climate consequences, with 50...

Duration:00:38:35

Democrats make 2022 a choice between democracy and Donald Trump

9/4/2022
In 65 days, Americans will decide who controls Congress and top leadership in the states. President Biden says this year, democracy is on the ballot. Republicans argue the midterms will be a judgment on the last two years of Democratic control of Washington. Plus, new details about the highly sensitive documents recovered at Mar-a-Lago. Is the widening probe dimming Trump's 2024 ambitions? And why labor leaders say Biden is the most pro-union president since FDR. On today’s panel: Margaret...

Duration:00:41:40

Unsealed: what the FBI seized from Mar-a-Lago

9/2/2022
Today the inventory of what federal investigators seized during their raid on Donald Trump's Florida home was unsealed. It includes dozens of empty folders marked "classified." Plus: We analyze the latest jobs report, which shows another 315,000 jobs were added to the economy in August. And: President Biden outlines his midterm choice: democracy and tolerance vs. letting Donald Trump and his allies smother the American experiment. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:39:01

Yet another round in DOJ vs. DJT fight

9/1/2022
The legal battle between the Justice Department and Donald Trump over sensitive government documents seized from Mar-a-Lago resumes in court today. We bring you the latest. Plus: Joe Biden will use a prime-time national address tonight to warn that Republicans are actively working to undermine American democracy. And: Sarah Palin loses in her comeback attempt as Alaska sends a Democrat to the House for the first time in 50 years. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:38:42

DOJ doubles down on Trump's 'special master' request

8/31/2022
Government lawyers file a late-night response in the Mar-a-Lago docs dispute, alleging he and his people concealed sensitive records, his lawyers outright lied, and the former president's team likely tried to obstruct justice. Plus: New CNN reporting indicates Trump's legal troubles are pushing him to rethink when and how to announce his 2024 plan. And: The latest on the increasingly dire public health emergency in Jackson, Mississippi, which now has no running water. To learn more about...

Duration:00:39:04

Biden: Why won't Republicans ban assault weapons?

8/30/2022
Joe Biden enters the campaign fray today as he travels to Pennsylvania for a planned speech on gun violence. The president will suggest Republicans have little standing to talk tough on crime if they keep bowing to the gun lobby. Plus: The government's response to a federal judge over the Mar-a-Lago search is due today. Prosecutors hope to make the case that they were careful and that there's no need for a special master to sort through the documents the FBI seized. And: A noteworthy MAGA...

Duration:00:38:49