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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

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

Covid Confusion Causes Clash Over Schools, CDC Guidelines

1/5/2022
Chicago teachers refuse to go to their classrooms as many Americans find the CDC’s new isolation guidance more confusing than helpful. Plus: newly revealed texts show Trump propagandist Sean Hannity was saying one thing to White House insiders but something very different on TV and on the radio. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:38

How Staggering New Covid Numbers Are Disrupting American Life

1/4/2022
For the first time in four months, pandemic hospitalizations exceed 100,000, with Omicron now responsible for 95% of new infections nationwide. Plus: a jarring look at the Jan 6 lies Trump supporters believe to their core. And: Chuck Schumer’s math problem. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:34

Parents Get New Tool In Covid Fight

1/3/2022
As Omicron disrupts schools and causes a surge in pediatric hospitalizations, the FDA authorizes Pfizer’s booster for 12-15-year-olds, while also chopping a month off the timeline to get the third shot. Also: The NY Attorney General subpoenas the former President’s children, Ivanka and Donald Jr. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:12

President Biden Reassures U.S. Amid Omicron Surge

1/2/2022
Holiday travel plus the highly transmissible Omicron variant equals record-breaking Covid cases across the country. Thanks to vaccinations hospitalizations and deaths remain lower than last winter's surge. But, the variant is causing staffing shortages from airlines to hospitals. Plus: nearly a year since the January 6th Capitol attack, 6 in 10 Republicans still believe there was significant voter fraud in the 2020 election. And Biden holds back-to-back calls with Russia and Ukraine's...

Duration:00:47:29

A Numbing Pandemic First

12/30/2021
Omicron pushes the average U.S. daily Covid case count above 300,000. Now the variant has some states rethinking when and how kids will go back to school. Plus: Despite low unemployment and stock market records, the everyday economic reality for some Americans feels very different. And: Biden and Putin prepare to speak again. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:41:30