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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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Episodes

Dishing On The Details

10/22/2021
President Biden put just about everything on the table at last night’s CNN Town Hall. He believes a deal on “build back better” will get done, but big obstacles remain. Plus: Pfizer says its COVID vaccine for kids is safe and 90% effective. And, a shouting match on the House floor. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:34:37

Biden’s Big Opportunity

10/22/2021
What to expect at the President’s live CNN town hall tonight in Baltimore. Plus, Pelosi says “great progress” has been made toward agreement on Biden's “build back better” agenda. And the FDA greenlights mixing and matching COVID vaccines. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:34:58

Biden’s Big Cut Down

10/20/2021
The President dramatically narrows his agenda to try to force a deal. Universal Pre-K is in. Free two-year college is out. Plus: Congress moves another step closer to holding a key Trump ally in contempt, while the Republican leading the Jan 6 committee suggests the former Prez was perhaps personally responsible for planning the Capitol riots. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:41:52

Bannon & Trump: The Defiant Ones

10/19/2021
The committee investigating the Jan 6 insurrection plans to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt, as the former President sues to stop that committee from getting access to his records. Plus, America’s first 4-star transgender woman. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:41:11

Gen. Colin Powell Dead At 84 Of COVID Complications

10/18/2021
An in-depth look at the remarkable trailblazer, who was the first African-American to serve as National Security Adviser, then the first African-American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, and then the first African-American Secretary of State. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:38

Mounting Problems Test Biden's Presidency

10/17/2021
It's a crossroads moment for Joe Biden -- these next few weeks could make or break his presidency as he tries to fix a broken supply chain, prevent a new Covid surge, and pass his domestic agenda through a divided Congress. Plus, the January 6 select committee moves to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt for defying a congressional subpoena. And all eyes on the Virginia gubernatorial election as Democrats call in the heavy hitters to make the case for Terry McAuliffe -- but will it be...

Duration:00:44:08

January 6 Committee Gets Aggressive

10/15/2021
The January 6 Select Committee flexes its legal muscles, seeking criminal charges against top Trump adviser Steve Bannon after he failed to attend his deposition, with the chairman saying he has not ruled out a subpoena for Donald Trump himself. The FDA meets today to decide whether to authorize a booster shot for Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine with a new study showing mixing and matching vaccines and boosters between the three different brands can increase their efficacy. Bill Clinton...

Duration:00:39:39

Can You Mix & Match Your Covid-19 Vaccine?

10/14/2021
The FDA meets this week to discuss boosters for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, and the efficacy of mixing boosters from different vaccine brands. Later, President Biden speaks from the White House on the significant progress America has made in tackling Covid-19, and the challenges which still remain. In a bizarre new ultimatum, former President Trump says unless the 2020 election results are changed to his liking by the GOP ‘fixing’ his claims of election ‘fraud’, Republican...

Duration:00:43:16

Subpoena Showdown For Trump Allies

10/13/2021
There’s a subpoena showdown as the January 6 Select Committee investigating the insurrection warns that for Trump allies who refuse to cooperate, criminal referrals will come fast. As Biden faces the challenge of selling his ambitious agenda, new CNN polling shows that while 50% of Americans approve of Biden’s job as President, only 25% see his safety net and climate change proposals actually helping them. William Shatner boldly goes to the edge of space as a tourist. Now back on Earth, the...

Duration:00:39:57

Raiders Coach Resigns In Disgrace

10/12/2021
Jon Gruden of the Las Vegas Raiders, has resigned following a New York Times report detailing his use of homophobic, misogynistic & racist language in professional emails sent over seven years. Gruden, who opposed supporting those who kneeled for racial injustice and criticized the drafting of gay players, also shared naked photos of an NFL cheerleader with an NFL executive. Texas Governor Greg Abbott bans any and all businesses in the state from mandating the Covid-19 vaccine after recently...

Duration:00:40:19

Trump's Team To Appear Before January 6 Committee

10/11/2021
Members of Trump’s top team are to give closed-door depositions to the January 6 Select Committee today. With some of his allies still defying subpoenas and open support from leading Republicans, Trump continues to sell his big lie, making the search for the truth about his efforts to overturn the 2020 election even more essential. Will the Committee use every power available to them to ensure those avoiding scrutiny cooperate? A new study shows that Democratic-led states have seen a slower...

Duration:00:40:33

Sunday October 10: Trump's Iowa rally signals possible 2024 run

10/10/2021
The next presidential election is still three years away, but former President Trump is making sure ambitious Republicans know he's not yet leaving the political stage. Still, Trump--and his core supporters-- remain fixated on 2020 election lies. Plus, what's in and what's out? Democrats debate what programs to include in a slimmer economic plan. And decreasing cases, hospitalizations and deaths suggest the worst of the Delta-fueled summer surge may be behind us. On today's panel: CNN's...

Duration:00:45:17

Weak Jobs Report Worries White House

10/8/2021
Predictions of a hiring boom falter, as a weak jobs report worries the Biden White House, with just 194,000 new workers added to the economy in September. Many Americans stopped looking for employment as the delta variant raged across the country. President Biden speaks live from the White House on the issue. Donald Trump tells his former aides to defy the January 6 Select Committee subpoenas as Democratic Majority Whip Dick Durbin urges Trump's former to team to ‘follow the law’ as he...

Duration:00:40:46

28 Million Children Almost Eligible For Pfizer Vaccine

10/7/2021
Pfizer is seeking FDA approval for its Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11. The FDA vaccine committee meets later this month, meaning 28 million children should be eligible for a rapid rollout of shots at convenient places for parents and kids to get vaccinated, including pediatricians' offices and community sites. With the deadline for Trump allies to comply with the January 6 subpoenas upon us, a new Senate report and brand-new review of court documents details how Trump installed a...

Duration:00:39:54

School Shooter Situation In Texas

10/6/2021
BREAKING NEWS: The FBI investigates reports of an active shooter situation at Timber View High School, Arlington. It is believed there was an altercation between a student and another individual in a class, in which a gun was used, leaving three hospitalized. Timothy George Simpkins has been identified as a person of interest by the authorities and is considered armed and dangerous. As White House economists warn of a global shock and job losses in the millions, President Biden meets with...

Duration:00:52:00

Mike Pence & Insurrection Amnesia

10/5/2021
Mike Pence begins to wrap his arms around the narrative of the big lie. The former Vice President, who is aware that rioters were building gallows outside the Capitol and chanting "hang Mike Pence", now says the media is hyping what happened on January 6 in an attempt to ‘demean’ Republican supporters. Facebook whistle-blower Frances Haugen tells Senators the social media giant knowingly and repeatedly put profit over safety, harming children and inciting hate and violence. Haugen, who...

Duration:00:39:20

Whistleblower Accuses Facebook Of Enabling Capitol Riot

10/4/2021
A whistleblower claims Facebook prioritized profit over public good and accuses the company of enabling the Capitol Riot by allowing its platforms to be used to spread hate, violence and misinformation. Facebook say they continue to make significant improvements to tackle the spread of misinformation and harmful content, and to suggest they encourage bad content is just not true. So, what is the truth? CNN’s Donnie O’Sullivan joins to give his perspective. The Washington Post reports that...

Duration:00:41:21

Sunday, October 3: Progressives flex their muscle on Biden agenda

10/3/2021
Progressives are holding firm and demanding a vote on a bill full of liberal priorities before also voting on the bipartisan infrastructure plan. President Biden admits that "everybody is frustrated," but still expects both parts of his expansive agenda to eventually land on his desk. Plus, Democrats aim to continue their winning streak in Virginia in next month's gubernatorial election. But Republicans are betting that a Biden backlash could power them to an upset win. And what does Sen....

Duration:00:42:40

Major Covid Breakthrough

10/1/2021
In a major Covid-19 breakthrough, the pharmaceutical company Merck says their pill could cut the risk of hospitalization or death from the virus by 50%. That, as Government statistics show the unvaccinated are 8x more likely to test positive, 41 times more likely to be hospitalized and 57x more likely to die compared to the vaccinated. There is new optimism that the bipartisan infrastructure bill and Biden’s economic agenda can be agreed as a House Democrats meeting intensifies negotiations....

Duration:00:39:15

Decision Day For Biden’s Spending Plan

9/30/2021
It’s decision day for the President’s spending plan, but at this moment no deal and no apparent progress is in sight. The House will however proceed with a vote on a smaller infrastructure bill, as liberals want that bigger agreement finalised before they vote yes on Biden’s Agenda. Senator Joe Manchin speaks from Captitol Hill on the infrastructure vote and the $1.5 trillion price tag he has floated to the President for the Democrat’s package. Another major vaccine mandate takes effect....

Duration:00:47:38