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John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you their latest scoops on the most important political stories of the day. A reporter with three decades of experience covering the White House, Congress and the campaign trail, King has interviewed presidents, politicians and voters. He explains what political stories matter, and why they matter to you.

John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you their latest scoops on the most important political stories of the day. A reporter with three decades of experience covering the White House, Congress and the campaign trail, King has interviewed presidents, politicians and voters. He explains what political stories matter, and why they matter to you.
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John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you their latest scoops on the most important political stories of the day. A reporter with three decades of experience covering the White House, Congress and the campaign trail, King has interviewed presidents, politicians and voters. He explains what political stories matter, and why they matter to you.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018: Trump Rips Sessions: "I Don't Have An Attorney General"

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President Trump gets a firsthand look at the devastating flood waters Florence dumped on the Carolinas. Plus, new shots at Jeff Sessions. The President complains about border enforcement and says he does not have an Attorney General. And the Senate GOP's risky power play: Christine Blasey Ford is told Monday is her only chance to outline her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. She wants an FBI investigation first, but Republicans say that's a waste of...

Duration:00:41:16

Tuesday, September 18, 2018: Kavanaugh and the 11th Hour Allegations

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Key Republicans and Democrats go back and forth on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his sexual misconduct accuser, Christine Blasey Ford - debating when and how a hearing should occur, the Democrats' handling of her letter to Senator Feinstein and whether the Senate should proceed with his confirmation. Christine Romans is with us to break down Trump's new tariffs on China and what that could mean for businesses. The president also remarks on Kavanaugh during a White House meeting...

Duration:00:48:32

Monday, September 17, 2018: Kavanaugh Denies Alleged Assault

9/17/2018
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The woman who says Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school is willing to testify publicly -- and the President's Supreme Court pick says he, too, is willing to answer new questions about an allegation he insists is false. The allegation puts the nomination in significant jeopardy -- and key Senators say a vote planned for this week must be delayed so the competing accounts can be investigated. Christine Blasey Ford is under fierce attack already -- her story and motives being...

Duration:00:43:10

Sunday, September 16, 2018: Mueller Flips Manafort

9/16/2018
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Team Trump says no worries - but the president's former campaign chairman, whose ties to Russia date back years, is now cooperating with the special counsel. Plus, rewriting history - the president gives himself an A+ for Hurricane Maria, even as Florence punishes the Carolinas. And a midterm mess for Republicans - the president's poll numbers are down, and voter support for Democrats is up. Today's panel: Lisa Lerer from the New York Times, Politico's Eliana Johnson, Margaret Talev from...

Duration:00:40:12

Thursday, September 13, 2018: Trump Falsely Claims "3,000 People Did Not Die" In Puerto Rico Hurricanes

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Hurricane Florence is closing in on the Carolinas -- its hurricane force winds now covering more than 15,000 square miles. Somehow, as this monster storm approaches, the President wants you to remember he is great, and to blame the Democrats for Hurricane Maria and a death toll he says they fabricated to smear him. Today's Panel: CNN's Abby Phillip, CNN's Phil Mattingly, Michael Shear with The New York Times, and Mary Katharine Ham With The Federalist. Also on the Program: CNN's Chad Myers,...

Duration:00:40:21

Wednesday, September 12, 2018: Hurricane Florence: "Disaster's At The Doorstep and It's Coming In"

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The dire threat of Hurricane Florence: North and South Carolina steeling themselves for a direct hit. The national weather service is calling it "the storm of a lifetime" for the region. Plus, Mitch McConnell has a bare-knuckle description of his party's fight to keep its senate majority. And the President's sagging poll numbers give Democrats a giant opening for midterm gains. Today's Panel: Politico's Rachael Bade, Jonathan Martin with The New York Times, and CNN's Jeff Zeleny and...

Duration:00:39:05

Monday, September 11, 2018: Bracing for Hurricane Florence

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Florence is a category 4 hurricane with the Carolinas in its sights. More than one million people are being told they must evacuate. Plus, our new CNN poll exposes a giant Republican problem: President Trump's approval rating is falling -- now well below the line at which GOP strategists believe they would have any prayer to keep the House. And America remembers 9/11 -- 17 years later. Today's panel: CNN's Kaitlan Collins, Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur, Carl Hulse with The New York Times, and...

Duration:00:39:01

Monday, September 10, 2018: White House on Defense Amid Chaos

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What chaos? President Trump says his White House is a well oiled machine. But he's on a manhunt for aides who think otherwise -- and Republicans worry about his focus as they try to avoid a government shutdown and prepare for the midterms. Plus, the President channels James Carville , tweeting "It's the economy stupid." He does have good reason to brag. So why, as he did yet again today -- twist facts and lie? And, "Survivor, Democratic Edition." Nancy Pelosi acknowledges the generational...

Duration:00:39:53

Sunday, September 9, 2018: White House Manhunt

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President Trump calls it treason -- and there is a White House manhunt now for the author of an insider essay that says the commander-in-chief lacks the character and temperament for high office. Plus, the Trump paradox: a White House in chaos, but a key legacy goal advancing. Democrats say Brett Kavanaugh is evading questions -- even lying -- but the math still favors him winning a key seat on the Supreme Court. And all hands on deck for the Democrats: President Obama comes off the...

Duration:00:40:06

Thursday, September 6, 2018: Democratic Senators Release Confidential Kavanaugh Docs

9/6/2018
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Fireworks on Capitol Hill: Democrats accuse Republicans of a cover-up and demand the release of old emails they say show Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's true views on abortion, affirmative action and other big issues. Plus, anger at the White House over a New York Times op-ed by an anonymous senior administration official who claims to be part of an internal resistance working to protect the country from an impulsive, petty and uninformed President. There's a hunt now to find the...

Duration:00:26:26

Tuesday, September 4, 2018: Heated Start To Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing

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Raw politics and Capitol Hill chaos on day one of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. Loud and coordinated Democratic complaints from the opening gavel -- some about the views of President Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, but more, at the outset, about the process. Democratic Senators speaking over the bang of the Republican chairman's gavel to say this hearing should not happen. Also, CNN obtains an advance copy of Bob Woodward's new book, in which he portrays the White House as...

Duration:00:47:20

Monday, September 3, 2018: Trump Administration Shields 100,000+ Pages of Kavanaugh Docs

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The President's second nominee for the Supreme Court preps for his grilling this week on Capitol Hill, while Democrats fume over the White House holding back over 100,000 documents related to Brett Kavanaugh. And as the President ramps up his September travel schedule, Republicans in tight midterm races are split about whether to run with, or without him. Plus, President Trump begins Labor Day tweeting about economic wins and attacking a union boss, while Joe Biden joins union marchers and...

Duration:00:40:10

Sunday, September 2, 2018: Kicking Off the Final Sprint to the Midterms

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The final fall sprint to Election Day -- and with just nine weeks left, a big primary win for progressives in Florida. Plus, the president lashes out at the Mueller probe, and issues a new threat. And the nation bids farewell to an American icon, with a bipartisan tribute to Senator John McCain. CNN's Phil Mattingly in the anchor chair, with today's panel: Julie Pace with the Associated Press, CNN's Jeff Zeleny, Jonathan Martin with the New York Times, and the Washington Post's Seung Min...

Duration:00:40:15

Wednesday, August 29, 2018: Trump Calls Graham After His McCain Tribute

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The primary race that trumps them all: A stunner in Florida -- a Bernie Sanders-backed African American mayor is the Democrats' surprise nominee for governor, set to take on the Republican who came from behind to win his primary, thanks to an endorsement from the President. Another shake-up in the Trump legal team. The president confirms what's been rumored for months. White House lawyer Don McGahn is on the way out. And Senator Lindsey Graham shares his fondest memories of his colleague and...

Duration:00:31:36

August 29, 2018: Graham: "I Learned How To Fight" from McCain

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The primary race that trumps them all: A stunner in Florida -- a Bernie Sanders-backed African American mayor is the Democrats' surprise nominee for governor, set to take on the Republican who came from behind to win his primary, thanks to an endorsement from the President. Another shake-up in the Trump legal team. The president confirms what's been rumored for months. White House lawyer Don McGahn is on the way out. And Senator Lindsey Graham sits down with me this hour to share his...

Duration:00:31:37

August 28, 2018: North Korea Warns Denuclearization Talks "May Fall Apart"

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Behind closed doors. Right now a Justice Department official the President called a "creep" and a "disgrace" -- is getting grilled on Capitol Hill over his role in the Russia investigation. Plus, North Korea warns the Trump Administration denuclearization talks could fall apart. And former CIA Chief, General David Petraeus sits down for a rare interview and shares what he'll remember most about John McCain. Today's Panel: Sirius XM's Olivier Knox, Julie Hirschfeld Davis with The New York...

Duration:00:41:38

Monday, August 27, 2018: Tributes Pour In For John McCain

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Dana Bash fills in for John King. President Trump highlights a re-negotiated trade agreement between the U.S. and Mexico and says the two countries intend to ditch NAFTA and enter a deal he claims will be better for U.S. manufacturers and American farmers. Plus, a man remembered for his sacrifice and service. Tributes pour in to honor the life and legacy of Senator John McCain. And North Korea accuses the U.S. of "hatching" a "plot" while negotiating "with a smile." Today's panel: CNN's Phil...

Duration:00:41:44

Sunday, August 26, 2018: Remembering John McCain

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Remembering Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday at the age of 81. CNN's Dana Bash sits down with McCain's former Senate colleagues Hillary Clinton, Lindsey Graham, and Chris Coons, to share memories of their friend. John Sidney McCain III was as complex as they come: stubborn and flawed. He survived many a brush with death, and spent a lifetime trying to live up to larger than life characters he idolized, both real and fictional. He forever was the hot dog fighter pilot with a dramatic...

Duration:00:40:42

August 24, 2018: Another Trump Insider Flips

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Nia-Malika Henderson fills in for John King. Another day, another flip. The Trump organization's top money man is the latest Trump insider to cooperate with federal prosecutors. And disheartening news from Arizona. John McCain's family says the Senator has made the decision to discontinue treatment in his long, difficult battle with brain cancer. Today's panel: CNN's Abby Phillip, Carl Hulse with The New York Times, POLITICO'S Eliana Johnson and The Boston Globe's Matt Viser, with insights...

Duration:00:39:53

Thursday, August 23, 2018: Trump Slams Cohen for Turning on Him

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The President declares in a new interview today that Michael Cohen's only crime was "flipping." Plus, new taunts for his Attorney General who rewarded the President's loyalty with inaction. But he says Paul Manafort, now a convicted felon, deserves "great respect" for not cracking. And the President's National Security Adviser, confronted with this question abroad: Do you think your boss could be compromised? Today's panel: Catherine Lucey with The Associated Press, Michael Warren with The...

Duration:00:38:42