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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

More clues about what the FBI found at Mar-a-Lago

8/16/2022
A Justice Department court filing mentions highly classified materials the FBI recovered at Donald Trump's Florida resort, but the DOJ says some key details need to be kept secret to protect the integrity of their investigation. Plus: Today marks a signature achievement for President Biden as he signs a major health, climate and tax bill. And: Liz Chaney is the face of the Republican resistance to Trump. Today Wyoming voters decide if that will cost her her seat in Congress. To learn more...

Duration:00:39:22

New details emerge about Mar-a-Lago search

8/15/2022
We begin today's show with new reporting on the FBI's search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago: A Trump lawyer signed a letter back in June promising there were no more classified papers. Plus: On the one-year anniversary of the fall of Afghanistan, we bring you a live report from Kabul. And: Liz Cheney faces the voters amid giant questions about the future. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:09

FBI seizes "top secret" documents from Mar-a-Lago

8/14/2022
An unsealed warrant unveils an investigation into multiple alleged criminal acts connected to former President Trump. Federal agents took 11 sets of documents from Mar-a-Lago home, including some labeled "top secret." Now, Republicans are rallying around Trump and attacking the FBI. Plus, Liz Cheney faces near-certain defeat in her primary on Tuesday, but does she have ambitions for a higher office? And Democrats celebrate a string of major legislative wins. They have three months to sell...

Duration:00:42:06

Trump playing the warrant game

8/12/2022
We should soon see the warrant used to search Mar-a-Lago as well as the list of items the FBI seized at Donald Trump's Florida home. The former president now says he's fine with making the warrant public. But he changed his tune because of a bold move by the Justice Department. Plus: The House is voting on final passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. And: The CDC says so long to social distancing. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:36:41

Does the FBI have eyes inside Trump world?

8/11/2022
New reporting suggests a tip about classified material at Mar-a-Lago led to the dramatic search warrant served at former President Donald Trump's home. Plus: CNN learned today that federal investigators had already served a grand jury subpoena back in June at Mar-a-Lago and took away sensitive national security documents. And: A milestone at the pump, as the average price for a gallon of gas dips below $4.00 for the first time since March. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...

Duration:00:38:37

Trump pleads the fifth

8/10/2022
Former President Donald Trump, under oath in the New York probe of his finances, declines to answer questions and invokes his right against self-incrimination. Plus: The Justice Department unveils criminal charges against Iran's special forces for allegedly trying to murder former Trump national security advisor John Bolton. And: Is inflation finally cooling off? A key metric says prices held steady last month, perhaps a sign inflation has peaked. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:39:22

American history at Mar-a-Lago

8/9/2022
The FBI takes the unprecedented step of searching a former president's home, combing through Donald Trump's resort for classified documents. Plus: A bipartisan win for Joe Biden as the president puts pen to paper on a law he says will boost American manufacturing and provide more jobs. And: As important primaries get underway in four states, a new ad surfaces in Georgia touting accusations of abuse against the Republican nominee, Herschel Walker. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:38:59

Glaring legal spotlight on Donald Trump

8/9/2022
New reporting confirms the sweeping Justice Department probe into the insurrection goes all the way to the White House. Plus: The Fed is all but certain to jack up interest rates today just as new numbers on housing and what we're buying spell more economic trouble. And: President Biden ends his isolation after testing negative for Covid. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:51

Senate comes through for Biden

8/8/2022
This weekend's 51-50 Senate vote -- VP Harris cast the tiebreaker -- put Joe Biden tantalizingly close to giant wins on climate, health care and taxes, with major consequences on policy and politics. Plus: After being cleared to travel following his Covid bouts, the President heads to Kentucky, pledging the federal government will help the state recover from disastrous and deadly flooding. And: A new picture shows a photo of a toilet stuffed with Trump White House documents. To learn more...

Duration:00:38:46

Senate Democrats on the verge of passing climate and tax bill

8/7/2022
Weeks after Joe Manchin seemingly killed the Democrats' legislative agenda, Senate Democrats are poised to pass their sweeping climate and tax bill by a party line vote Sunday afternoon. It comes after Manchin and Schumer negotiated a new bill, largely in secrecy. It includes billions for top climate priorities, lowers prescription drug prices and taxes corporations. Plus, as red states push to pass abortion bans, Kansas voters enthusiastically backed abortion rights. What does that tell us...

Behind the blockbuster July jobs report

8/5/2022
Despite the Fed's efforts to slow the economy, another 528,000 Americans were hired last month as the unemployment rate hit a 50-year low. Plus: Kyrsten Sinema says yes to Biden's big economic and climate package. We go inside the negotiations. And: In a CNN exclusive, sources tell us Donald Trump's legal team is now talking to the Justice Department, signaling there's a big and ugly fight coming over what the former president can shield from federal investigators. To learn more about how...

Brittney Griner gets 9-year sentence. Now what?

8/4/2022
A Russian judge finds Brittney Griner guilty of drug smuggling and sentences the WNBA superstar to nine years in Russian prison. The judge rules Griner acted deliberately when she tried to carry cannabis cartridges into the country. The stiff sentence adds urgency to a diplomatic stalemate between Moscow and Washington over a potential prisoner trade. CNN's Kylie Atwood, Jeremy Diamond, and Fred Pleitgen join John King to bring you the latest. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...

What did we learn from Tuesday's primaries?

8/3/2022
Of the five states that held important primaries yesterday, Kansas delivered the loudest message, as voters there rejected an effort by anti-abortion groups to change the state's constitution. And the dramatic voter turnout gives Democrats hope that anger at the Supreme Court will give them a midterm boost. Plus: The Justice Department marks a new phase of its investigation into Donald Trump as it subpoenas former White House counsel Pat Cipollone. And: China responds to Nancy Pelosi's...

Pelosi in Taiwan: high stakes, high danger

8/2/2022
Our top story today is Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's very public and defiant trip to Taiwan. The reaction from China: "Those who play with fire will perish from it." Plus: the latest reaction to the US drone strike that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri. And: five states hold primaries today in yet another midterm test of Donald Trump's brand. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:18

Death and devastation in Kentucky

8/1/2022
More heavy rain is expected tonight in Kentucky, which will only add to the already historic and destructive flooding that has killed at least 30 people. The governor says they'll "be finding bodies for weeks." Plus: Primaries tomorrow will test the new politics of abortion and the belief among Democrats that a horrible political climate is improving some. And: Multiple officials tell CNN Nancy Pelosi will indeed visit Taiwan despite dramatic warnings from China. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:00:38:59

CNN poll: 64% of Americans believe the U.S. is in a recession

7/31/2022
Although the U.S. is not yet technically in a recession until the National Bureau of Economic Research says so, does the definition of the term "recession" matter to Americans? Plus, fellow Democrats are now praising Senator Joe Manchin for reviving the party's plan to fight climate change and cut health care costs in a $739 billion plan dubbed the "inflation reduction act," but Senator Kyrsten Sinema hasn't weighed in. And, there are fresh signs that the Department of Justice is looking...

Duration:00:40:56

More missing Jan 6 texts, more witnesses cooperating

7/29/2022
The Washington Post reports there's yet another batch of missing text messages related to the insurrection. Meanwhile, more key witnesses are said to be cooperating in the investigation. Plus: Biden scores a big legislative win as hopes suddenly soar for a deal to pass significant climate and health care changes. And: Pelosi leaves for Asia. Will she visit Taiwan? And if she does, how will China react? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:51

US economy shrinks ... again

7/28/2022
Another bad economic number stirs more talk about a recession. Plus: a big breakthrough on the Biden agenda. And: a new effort to form a viable third party. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:12

Former Pence chief of staff testifies to Justice Dept.

7/26/2022
A federal grand jury investigating the insurrection hears from its highest profile witness, Mike Pence's former chief of staff Marc Short. Plus: more evidence of an economic funk, as new data shows American consumers are getting even more pessimistic. And: a split-screen day for Republicans, with both Trump and Pence in Washington. Their competing speeches put their rift in the wrestling match for control of the Republican party front and center. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:38:54

Giant week for American economy

7/25/2022
Today we preview critical new data on US consumer confidence and the GDP arriving this week. The Biden White House is waiving off recession talk, but most Americans are feeling punished by inflation. Plus: the Jan 6 committee releases new video showing the depth of Donald Trump's hesitation to condemn the Capitol rioters. And: a pair of new warnings about China. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:20