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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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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

The State of New York vs. Donald J. Trump

3/31/2023
A Manhattan grand jury makes history, charging Donald Trump with more than 30 counts connected to a hush money coverup of his alleged affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels. All those details are still under seal. But Republicans aren't waiting on the facts, instead rushing to defend the former president. We have it all covered from multiple angles on today's show. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:01

White House condemns Russia for detaining journalist

3/30/2023
Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich remains in Russian custody after Vladimir Putin's government accuses him of spying. Plus: Nine servicemembers are dead after two Blackhawk helicopters crash in Kentucky. And: Tempers flare as lawmakers literally shout at one another on Capitol Hill over the Nashville shooting. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:05

New info on school shooter

3/29/2023
While we still have no apparent motive for the mass school shooting in Nashville, police have shared new details about the shooter who murdered six people. Plus: The special counsel investigating Donald Trump wins a courtroom fight to force Mike Pence to go under oath. And: Chris Christie says never again to Donald Trump and tells New Hampshire voters that he's the one who can go toe to toe with the former president. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:37:56

14 minutes of calculated terror

3/28/2023
New police body camera footage shows us a room-by-room hunt for the Nashville school shooter. Plus: Brand new CNN reporting on how Donald Trump is keeping tabs on the Republicans who want to drag the Manhattan DA before Congress. And: CNN digs into the archives and uncovers Senator Joe Biden siding with Republicans on Social Security and Medicare. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:28

Protests, strikes erupt in Israel

3/27/2023
Israel's largest trade union announces "historic" strike, shutting down transportation, universities, restaurants and retailers as demonstrators take to the streets to protest a dramatic government overhaul. Plus: Donald Trump makes his 2024 message all about his legal troubles while warning of dark forces trying to stop him. And: Twisters terrorize the south, steamrolling through towns and leaving nothing but piles of bricks ... and heartbreak. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:41:41

Trump attacks prosecutors as criminal probes speed up

3/26/2023
Trump posts, then deletes a story with a graphic of him holding a baseball bat next to a picture of the Manhattan DA, and at his first 2024 rally, warns of dark consequences if he's indicted. Plus, is time up for TikTok? The App’s CEO endured a bipartisan pile-on in Congress this week, where he stated he’d seen “no evidence” that the Chinese government has access to user’s data. And, low blows: why Kirsten Sinema is trashing her one-time Democratic allies, and why she isn’t leaving room...

Duration:00:39:40

Fire, smoke and a new Middle East flashpoint

3/24/2023
The United States retaliates with airstrikes that after a suspected Iranian kamikaze drone kills an American contractor inside Syria. Plus: While a Trump lawyer testifies in front of a federal grand jury in the classified documents case, the former president calls the Manhattan prosecutor a degenerate and recklessly warns of death and destruction if he's charged with a crime. And: President Biden meets with Justin Trudeau as the US and Canada strike a new deal to slow a growing migrant...

Duration:00:37:48

TikTok goes to Washington

3/23/2023
Today Capitol Hill's main event pits viral videos versus national security, as TikTok CEO Shou Chew tries to convince a skeptical Congress to say no to a ban by promising to put data from 150 million Americans under lock and key. Plus: A big legal loss for Donald Trump in Washington, where a judge orders his lawyer to answer more questions about classified documents. And: In a new interview, the Florida governor gives a very different answer about the war in Ukraine. To learn more about...

Duration:00:37:43

Two courts, two legal migraines for Donald Trump

3/22/2023
In New York, a grand jury weighs charging the former president for steering money to Stormy Daniels. In Washington, a consequential secret ruling from a federal judge agreeing with the special counsel prosecutors that there is evidence Trump used his attorneys to commit crimes. Plus: As we await today's Fed interest rate decision, Democratic senators are demanding Fed action to corral regional banks they blame for pushing the economy to the brink. And: In a new interview, Ron DeSantis...

Duration:00:38:05

Is it a when or if?

3/22/2023
A New York grand jury weighs whether to indict Donald Trump in a hush money scheme involving Stormy Daniels. Law enforcement in New York and Washington are on alert for possible protests. Plus: A handshake watched around the globe. The highly choreographed moment by Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin sends a defiant message to the United States and to the west. And: President Biden takes out his veto pen for the first time. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:37:38

A possible indictment that would make history

3/20/2023
Today, a witness tries to undermine Michael Cohen's credibility and help the former president avoid indictment for paying hush money to a porn star. This, as House Republicans are now war-gaming to attack the New York prosecutor pursuing the case. Plus: China's Xi Minping touches down in moscow for his face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin. Xi says China and Russia share key goals, but it's unclear whether Putin will get the help he wants for his war in Ukraine. And: A Swiss bank spends...

Duration:00:37:36

Donald Trump says he expects to be arrested

3/19/2023
Former President Donald Trump wrote in a social media post that he expects to be arrested on charges of hush money payments involving adult film actress Stormy Daniels, calling on his supporters to protest any such move. His team said after Trump’s post that it had not received any notifications of arrest from prosecutors. What is Trump’s end game? And, the Biden administration is hoping that last week’s bank rescue plan was enough to prevent a bigger crisis from unfolding. We’ll examine how...

Duration:00:39:57

The big bank bailout

3/17/2023
The biggest banks toss a $30 billion lifeline to the struggling First Republic. The hope is that this massive cash infusion will calm markets and stop a panicky selloff. Plus: The Trump special council takes sweeping steps to get questions answered, including subpoenas for workers from Trump's communication handlers to the staff member caught on video helping move boxes in and out of a storage room. And: Next week China's president will make a state visit to Russia. The trip has consequences...

Duration:00:37:32

US: Video proves Russia is lying about drone incident

3/16/2023
A high-altitude, declassified video of the midair encounter between an American drone and Russian fighter jets shows Moscow putting the drone in its crosshairs, igniting a cloud fuel and buzzing the drone twice. Plus: The US treasury secretary is on Capitol Hill today trying to calm nerves, assuring Americans their money is safe. And: The Senate barrels towards a vote on undoing the use of force authorizations against Iraq, two decades after the run up of shock and awe. To learn more about...

Duration:00:37:36

Major abortion case in Texas

3/15/2023
Today a Trump-appointed judge in Texas will determine if pregnancy pills should be pulled off the shelf from coast to coast. Plus: More economic turbulence as American markets tumble on fears a global bank might go over the edge. And: Washington says DeSantis is way off target to suggest the US should forget about Ukraine. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:38

New inflation numbers complicate Fed's job

3/14/2023
The inflation playbook says the Fed should raise interest rates again. But the latest Consumer Price Index shows inflation continuing to cool. The recent banking crisis complicates things even more. Plus: GOP presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis says Russia's assault on Ukriane and its democracy is not a vital US interest. It's a flip flop for the governor that puts him in sync with today's GOP. And: Donald Trump says January 6th wouldn't have happened if Mike Pence had helped him steal the...

Duration:00:37:27

Biden's bank rescue plan

3/13/2023
The federal government swoops in to pay back depositors after a bank goes under. Joe Biden says the US banking system is "safe" and promises 2023 will not look like 2008. Plus: Mike Pence says President Trump was reckless on January 6th. The big question now is whether Pence repeats that sentiment when he's with GOP voters in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond. And: President Biden greenlights a giant oil drilling project in Alaska, angering progressives. A court fight is likely. To learn more...

Duration:00:37:36

DeSantis debut

3/12/2023
In Iowa, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis prepares for an all but certain presidential run. Plus, President Biden may break a big campaign promise on energy as he makes a shift towards the Right. Will it cause a breach with progressives? Also, how a ring-wing TV host triggered a conversation most Republicans don’t want to have after comments about the Capitol insurrection. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:58

Are prosecutors close to indicting Trump?

3/10/2023
Manhattan prosecutors invite Donald Trump to testify before a grand jury. It's a big indication they could be close to charging the former president for his role in buying the silence of a porn star mistress. Plus: Ron DeSantis visits Iowa today and Nevada tomorrow, sending loud signals he's running for president. And: The latest jobs report is yet another indication of the US economy's resilience but feeds worries about inflation and Fed rate hikes. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:37:22

Putin unleashes hypersonic high tide

3/9/2023
Wave after wave of Russian missiles pierce holes in Ukraine's air defense in Moscow's most ferocious assault in weeks. Plus: President Biden's just-released, ambitious budget provides a road map to the president's 2024 campaign contest. And: California's Democratic governor walks away from a $54 million state deal with Walgreens because he says the pharmacy giant won't dispense abortion pills. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:12