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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

Drivers Collide With Near-Death Experience In Pittsburgh

1/28/2022
A bridge collapses in the middle of the morning commute. Somehow, no one died. Even as cars went over the edge. And piled up in the rubble. Plus, Pittsburgh is also the backdrop today for President Biden. He'll talk jobs and point to solid evidence the economy is bouncing back. But it's a hard sell for Americans dealing with high inflation and Covid exhaustion. And, Ukraine's president responds to reports about friction with the US over Russia's intent to invade. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:00:37:32

Biden Pledges To Nominate Black Woman To Supreme Court

1/27/2022
A nation-changing event takes place this hour as Justice Stephen Breyer formally announces his retirement from the Supreme Court after nearly three decades on the high court. The vacancy is a legacy moment for any president with Biden promising to make history by nominating a black woman. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:56:11

Breyer To Retire: What's Next?

1/26/2022
Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announces he plans to retire, giving Joe Biden a chance to make his first nomination to the bench. Who might be on his short list, and what are the chances whoever the President chooses will get approved? Our experts provide in-depth analysis of this important breaking news. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:53:30

Ukraine Standoff: From Restraint … To Readiness

1/25/2022
8,500 American troops are waiting on orders to deploy to Eastern Europe. Now it’s Putin's time to choose: invade Ukraine or back down. Plus, a CNN exclusive: Mitch McConnell prefers he and Donald Trump just ignore each other, but a new interview highlights a likely McConnell-Trump crash. And, with crime spiking, the New York mayor vows to lead the fight -- and his plan relies on reviving a controversial police unit. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:59

President Mulls Make-Or-Break Decision

1/24/2022
In just hours, Joe Biden will convene a secure call with European leaders to weigh deploying more troops to Vladimir Putin’s neighborhood, hoping to pressure the Russian leader to back off a potential invasion of Ukraine. Plus, the Jan 6 committee is now talking with former Attorney General Bill Barr. And, we’ve reached a new pandemic inflection point: cases are starting to level off, but Covid fatigue is taking a toll. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:40:42

Biden Faces Challenges Home And Abroad

1/23/2022
Rising inflation, a Covid surge, tensions in Eastern Europe: President Biden is facing challenges nearly everywhere he turns. As voters grow frustrated with higher prices and the ongoing pandemic, Biden tries to balance acknowledging the frustration with insisting his administration has made significant progress. Plus, Democrats return to the negotiating table as they try to figure out which parts of Biden's agenda they can pass. And 49 years since the Supreme Court legalized most abortions,...

Duration:00:42:45

Biden Hoping For A Second-Year Reset

1/21/2022
The President tries to connect his work with Americans’ anxiety, highlighting a big new investment in the US supply chain. Plus: The high-stakes meeting between Russia and the US in Geneva – deemed “not a negotiation” – fails to yield a major breakthrough. CNN reporting shows Rudy Giuliani led a quiet coup attempt trying to install bogus electors in seven states Trump lost. Brand new numbers from the CDC reinforce the power of Covid boosters vs. Omicron. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:39:09

Biden Tries To Clean Up Mess Of His Own Making

1/20/2022
After causing international alarm over remarks about a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, the President warns Vladimir Putin that any military action will bring a heavy price. Plus, the Supreme Court says no – again – to Donald Trump, allowing the January 6 committee access to White House notes and records detailing what the former President did and what he refused to do as his supporters stormed the Capitol. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:03

Dems Worry Biden Not Up To Midterm Political Challenge

1/19/2022
As the President prepares to hold a rare news conference, his leadership on pressing issues such as the pandemic, his stalled agenda, and Ukraine is being questioned. Plus, New York’s attorney general says the Trump business inflated its assets by hundreds of millions of dollars. She wants the former President’s children to explain the fuzzy math under oath. And, is a Russian invasion of Ukraine imminent? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:56

Moment Of Truth For Voting Rights

1/18/2022
The current math in the Senate adds up to a stinging defeat for President Biden and his party on their voting rights agenda. How far is Chuck Schumer willing to go to change the rules? Plus: As Russia plots its next Ukraine move, and the US shows solidarity with the Baltic state, Secretary of State Antony Blinken is heading to Kyiv where he will meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. And, a brand new study details the terrible mental health toll of school...

Duration:00:37:58

Dems Demand Action On Voting Rights

1/17/2022
As the nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King, prominent Democrats and activists are expressing anger at those who won’t change the filibuster to advance the voting rights MLK championed. Plus, Virginia’s new governor stirs an immediate Covid showdown by stripping away a statewide school mask mandate. And, Donald Trump makes his midterm year debut. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:59

Call To Action On Voting Rights Falls Flat

1/16/2022
With the losses piling up, is it time for Joe Biden to hit reset on his Presidency? Plus, the administration announces a new testing plan, but is it too late to stop the surge? And, Donald Trump versus the GOP establishment. On today’s panel: Toluse Olorunnipa of the Washington Post, CNN’s Melanie Zanona, Margaret Talev of Axios, the Washington Post’s Seung Min Kim, CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:14

Inside the Game-Changing Jan 6 Indictment

1/14/2022
Stuart Rhodes, the founder of the Oath Keepers, makes his first federal appearance in court after being charged with seditious conspiracy – by far the most serious of the 700-plus indictments filed against defendants connected to the Capitol insurrection. Plus, President Biden looks to end a brutal week of setbacks in the courts, in Congress, and in the inflation numbers, on a brighter note. And, some major cities are nearing the end of the brutal Omicron surge, but the national numbers...

Duration:00:41:05

McCarthy: No Testimony, No Documents, No Cooperation

1/13/2022
House Minority Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he’s not going to voluntarily turn over any records of what happened on insurrection day, and refuses to talk about the details of what spoke about with the then-President of the United States, Donald Trump. Plus: Joe Biden promises more test and more masks. And, the President travels to Capitol Hill to speak to Senate Democrats, two of whom remain opposed to Biden's voting rights plan. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:40:55

Record Number Spells Trouble For Biden

1/12/2022
Inflation spikes to its highest level in nearly 40 years, as everything from gas to your couch to your sweatpants is getting more expensive. Plus, big pressure on two Senate Democratic moderates to change their minds about the filibuster and voting rights. And, Mitch McConnell speaks truth about the 2022 election, which (of course) makes Donald Trump mad. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:41:39

Biden Faces Boycott From This Own Base

1/11/2022
The President visits Atlanta for a big voting rights push, but many activists say they are in no mood for another speech and demand Presidential action in Washington. Plus, a new pandemic record: 145,000 people are now hospitalized with Covid. And, the former President targets a Republican Senator who told the truth, and Kevin McCarthy promises if he gets power he’ll use to punish Democrats. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:35

Omicron Making Americans Sick At Record Pace

1/10/2022
The disruptions caused by the Covid-19 variant include millions of workers calling out sick, kids unable to go to school, and travelers stranded, sometimes for days on end. Plus, the U.S. and Russia meet for talks, but while the goals are clear – avoiding an invasion of Ukraine – there's little insight into how to do it, and even less confidence Vladimir Putin is in the mood to listen. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:27

Congress Marks One Year Since The January 6 Insurrection

1/9/2022
One year after rioters ransacked the Capitol and delayed the certification of President Biden's victory, Biden accused Donald Trump of "holding a dagger to the throat of democracy." Plus, Democrats renew their push for voting rights as Biden and Vice President Harris plan to deliver speeches in Atlanta on Tuesday. And why Dr. Ashish Jha says children should be in school despite the Omicron surge. On today’s panel: Catherine Lucey of the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post’s Paul Kane,...

Duration:00:39:25

Walensky Under Fire At Key Pandemic Moment

1/7/2022
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky holds her first solo briefing with reporters since the summer, as new CNN reporting details frustrations with her at the White House and among some CDC scientists. Plus, the first jobs report of the new year is weak, but the unemployment rate sinks to a new pandemic low. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:14

January 6 … One Year Later

1/6/2022
On the heels of President Biden’s speech marking the one-year anniversary of the Capitol insurrection, CNN’s John King, Dana Bash, Manu Raju, Melanie Zanona and others take an in-depth look at this tragic event in our nation’s history. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:14:56