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Headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. Hosted by ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein.

Headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. Hosted by ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein.
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Headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. Hosted by ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Political Director Rick Klein.

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Episodes

2/20/19: More Candidates for 2020

2/20/2019
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Bernie Sanders' campaign launch Tuesday gave the Democratic primaries its highest-profile -- or at least its most-recognizable -- name yet. But the senator's substantial 2016 following is no guarantee of front-runner status this cycle. Guest: Chris Ruddy, CEO of Conservative Newsmax Media Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White...

Duration:00:29:38

2/15/19: A National Emergency

2/15/2019
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President Donald Trump capped months of political drama, announcing he's signing a bill to fund the government, avoiding another government shutdown, while also taking the extraordinary action of declaring a national emergency to secure additional money for his proposed border wall that congressional Democrats refused to give him. Guest: declared presidential candidate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other...

Duration:00:27:43

2/13/19: 'I'm Not Happy'

2/13/2019
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Congress might have a funding deal on border security for now, but the parties still lack clear consensus on comprehensive immigration reform moving forward. Guest: ABC's Senior Congressional Correspondent Mary Bruce Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News broadcasts. Karl has...

Duration:00:24:00

2/6/19: State of the Union

2/6/2019
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Jon and Rick break down some of the extraordinary moments from the President's State of the Union address. Guest: Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA 4th District) Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News broadcasts. Karl has covered every major beat in Washington, including the White...

Duration:00:37:49

1/30/19: Assessing Threats

1/30/2019
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Earlier this week the country's top intelligence officials appeared on Capitol Hill to discuss global threats. We also saw billionaire businessman Howard Schultz announce his ambitions to run for President as a third-party candidate. Guest: Jon Ward, Yahoo News' senior political correspondent and the author of "Camelot's End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight That Broke the Democratic Party." Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ---->...

Duration:00:48:13

1/23/19: Will They Find A Compromise?

1/23/2019
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33 days in and still no sign of a deal to re-open the federal government. Guest: Barbara Comstock, former Representative for Virginia's 10th Congressional District Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News broadcasts. Karl has covered every major beat in Washington, including the...

Duration:00:18:32

1/16/19: What's the Deal?

1/16/2019
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The government shutdown is now in its 26th day and still no sign of deal in sight. Meanwhile, the 2020 field is already smashing records for the number of female candidates and candidates of color. With Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s exploratory-committee announcement on Tuesday, three women and a Latino man are already at least at that phase of pursuing a candidacy. Guest: Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ---->...

Duration:00:31:16

1/9/19: Funding the Wall

1/9/2019
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As President Donald Trump pushes for his border wall, his wall of Republican support is showing signs of cracking. Republican moderates are already speaking out, calling for the government to be funded without the president's border wall. Guest: Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-TX) Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House...

Duration:00:25:17

1/2/19: Setting the Stage

1/2/2019
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The rush for small-dollar donors is already dominating the early stages of the 2020 Democratic primary race. Meanwhile, Senator-elect Mitt Romney of Utah takes aim at President Trump in a scathing op-ed. Guest co-host: ABC News Senior Congressional Correspondent, Mary Bruce Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House...

Duration:00:30:21

12/19/18: The Question of Funding

12/19/2018
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Even as 2018 comes to a close, there's no shortage of headlines coming out of Washington. One of the most notable being that funding for a swath of the federal government is set to expire on Friday and the main plan to keep the money flowing involves giving Trump a "slush fund" where he could claim his border wall will be paid for. Guest: Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN...

Duration:00:32:32

12/12/18: Deal or No Deal?

12/12/2018
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Don't say divided government can't accomplish anything. Based on one meeting, there's no agreement on a border wall or on a plan to avert a government shutdown. But it's game over on the blame game. Guest: pollster, Dr. Frank Luntz Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News...

Duration:00:34:25

12/5/18: Remembering 41

12/5/2018
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President George H.W. Bush once said about his funeral and lying in state, "Do you think anyone will come?" On Wednesday, hundreds of dignitaries, heads of state and family members gathered at the Washington National Cathedral for a state funeral honoring his life and answering his humble question with a resounding "yes." Guest: Cokie Roberts Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is...

Duration:00:35:10

11/28/18: Leadership

11/28/2018
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What makes an upstanding leader in this country as the nation heads toward another presidential election? Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal discusses his new book, “Leaders: Myth and Reality.” Guest: Gen. Stanley McChrystal Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News broadcasts....

Duration:00:36:26

11/21/18: Who Supports Pelosi?

11/21/2018
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They are now on the record: Fourteen men and two women who really don't want Nancy Pelosi to become speaker of the House again. The letter from current and future House members vowing to not back her will not be enough to block her path to the speakership. Guests: ABC News Senior Congressional correspondent Mary Bruce Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington...

Duration:00:28:57

11/14/18: The Week After

11/14/2018
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It's a week after the midterms, and presidential hopefuls are already cropping up. One of them is Richard Ojeda, a Trump voter who is striving to take the Democratic primary. And ABC's Paula Faris gives her take on Beto O'Rourke's next steps. Guests: Richard Ojeda and Paula Faris Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House...

Duration:00:36:32

11/7/18: Trump Takes Center Stage

11/7/2018
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There were a lot of twists and turns Tuesday night, making it hard to find a one-sentence distillation of what happened in this election. But before the nation could process the results, President Trump took center stage at the White House. Guest Co-Host: ABC's Aaron Katersky Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House...

Duration:00:17:34

11/5/18: Election Eve

11/5/2018
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On the eve of the midterm elections, Jon and Rick break down the races, themes and storylines to watch heading into Election Day. GUESTS: ABC News Senior National correspondent Terry Moran, ABC News Deputy Political director MaryAlice Parks Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC...

Duration:00:20:53

11/1/18 Bonus: One-on-One with President Trump

11/1/2018
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Powerhouse Politics co-host and ABC News’ chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl interviewed President Donald Trump on Oct. 31, 2018 on the campaign trail in Florida. They spoke about the migrant caravan traveling toward the U.S. border and the midterm elections. Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House...

Duration:00:08:52

10/31/18: Six Days To Go

10/31/2018
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It’s red vs. blue, and President Donald Trump is doing his best to darken those colors. But it’s not all that simple in many of the races that will define the midterm elections. GUESTS: Former NJ Governor, Chris Christie Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House Correspondent, contributing to all ABC News broadcasts. Karl...

Duration:00:26:09

10/24/18: 'No Proof of Anything'

10/24/2018
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We're less than thirteen days out from the mid-term elections and the president is expected to attend at least ten rallies between now and November 6th. There will likely be a lot of fact-checking between now and then. GUESTS: pollster Dr. Frank Luntz, Politico's Rachael Bade Please leave us a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2kI0pXP Check out our other podcasts ----> http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT JONATHAN KARL: Jonathan Karl is ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief White House...

Duration:00:39:18