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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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Episodes

Monday, April 19, 2021: Closing Arguments in Derek Chauvin Trial

4/19/2021
Today's program was abbreviated due to the live coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. During a break in the trial, John King and his analysts-Laura Coates and Charles Ramsey-talked about the prosecution's closing argument, with prosecuting attorney Steve Schleicher telling the jury Derek Chauvin "betrayed the badge." And Adrienne Broaddus gives an update on how Minneapolis and major cities across the U.S. are preparing for possible protests in the aftermath of the verdict. To learn more about...

Duration:00:19:55

Sunday, April 18: America confronts dual crises on gun violence and police killings

4/18/2021
The U.S. is reeling after a week of violence: 8 dead after a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis; 20-year-old Daunte Wright shot and killed by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota; and newly-released body cam footage showing a Chicago officer killing 13-year-old Adam Toledo earlier this month. Meanwhile, communities across the nation are bracing for a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial that could come this week. Plus, President Biden says he'll withdraw all U.S....

Duration:00:43:27

Friday, April 16, 2021: Police Reform Nearly 1 Year After George Floyd's Death

4/16/2021
A gunman overnight at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis killed 8 people before shooting himself, and there have now been at least 45 mass shootings in the U.S. in the past month. Plus, the cases of Adam Toledo, Daunte Wright and George Floyd are reigniting calls for police reform on both a state and national level. And Russia now says it will ask some U.S. diplomats to leave the country after President Biden warned more action against the country could be taken. On today's show: CNN's Jason...

Duration:00:38:38

Thursday, April 15, 2021: Defense Rests in Derek Chauvin Trial

4/15/2021
Derek Chauvin chooses not to testify in his own trial, and his defense rests. Now the jury will hear closing arguments on Monday before deliberating. Plus, President Biden plans to deliver a speech on Russia after the administration formally blames Russian Foreign Intelligence Service for the SolarWinds hack. And Dr. Fauci has a heated confrontation with Republican congressman Jim Jordan over his public health recommendations during the pandemic. On today's program: CNN analysts Laura Coates...

Duration:00:39:29

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Officer Charged in Shooting of Daunte Wright

4/14/2021
This program was abbreviated due to the live coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. On today's show, authorities say they will charge former Brooklyn Center officer Kim Potter with 2nd-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright. Plus, the defense in the Derek Chauvin trial called a medical expert, Dr. David Fowler, who testified that George Floyd's heart condition played a role in his death. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:21:14

Tuesday, April 13, 2021: Chauvin's Defense Team Presents Their Case

4/13/2021
Today's program was abbreviated due to the live coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. During a break in the trial, John King spoke with analysts Laura Coates and Charles Ramsey about the defense's first day presenting their case, including playing footage from George Floyd's 2019 arrest. Also on the program, the FDA and CDC ask for a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson covid vaccine after six reported cases of a "rare and severe" type of blood clot. To learn more about how CNN protects...

Duration:00:15:35

Monday, April 12, 2021: A fatal officer-involved shooting in Minnesota

4/12/2021
This week's program could be abbreviated due to the live coverage of Derek Chauvin's trial. 20-year-old Daunte Wright was killed by police in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on Sunday, leading to protests and unrest in the area. That city is less than 10 miles from the courtroom where Derek Chauvin is being tried in the death of George Floyd. John King discusses this with CNN's Adrienne Broaddus, as well as analysts Laura Coates and Charles Ramsey. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...

Duration:00:20:51

Sunday, April 11: Former President Trump shows his dominance over the GOP

4/11/2021
As the marquee speaker at the RNC's donor retreat, former President Donald Trump lashed out at his perceived enemies, including former Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Mitch McConnell. Republicans are following his lead in picking culture war fights over policy as they focus their ire on "woke" corporations. Plus, Michigan leads the nation in new coronavirus cases, and state leaders are begging the Biden administration to send extra vaccine doses. Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist tells us...

Duration:00:42:08

Friday, April 9, 2021: Forensic Pathologist Says Police Interaction Caused Floyd's Death

4/9/2021
This program was abbreviated due to the live coverage of Derek Chauvin's trial. Today, John King spoke with CNN analysts Laura Coates and Charles Ramsey during a break in the trial about forensic pathologist Dr. Lindsey Thomas' testimony. She said the actions of the officers who interacted with George Floyd were the cause of his death. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:07:04

Thursday, April 8, 2021: Biden Announces Executive Actions on Guns

4/8/2021
On today's show, President Biden unveiled his executive actions on gun control, which includes restricting "ghost guns" and pistol stabilizing braces. He called gun violence "an epidemic" and "an international embarrassment." John King discusses with CNN's Dana Bash, Kaitlan Collins and Evan Perez. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:42

Wednesday, April 7, 2021: Use-of-Force Expert Testifies in Chauvin Trial

4/7/2021
This week's programs will be abbreviated or pre-empted due to live coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. Today, John King spoke to CNN analysts Laura Coates and Charles Ramsey during the trial's morning break to discuss LAPD use-of-force expert Sgt. Jody Stiger's testimony, including his belief that force should not have been used once George Floyd was handcuffed and stopped resisting. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:07:10

Tuesday, April 6, 2021: Derek Chauvin's Use of Force

4/6/2021
This week's programs will be abbreviated or pre-empted due to live coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. Today, John King spoke to CNN analysts Laura Coates and Charles Ramsey during a break in the trial to discuss how the prosecution is honing in on how Derek Chauvin was trained on the use of force. Also on the program, John breaks down the latest trends in covid-19 vaccinations and cases as President Biden announces all American adults will be able to receive the vaccine by April 19th. To...

Duration:00:16:58

Sunday, April 4: Biden's big bet: A $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan

4/4/2021
The White House unveils a $2.3 trillion "American Jobs Plan" that includes the most spending in decades on roads and bridges, plus huge investments in clean energy, health care, and high-speed Internet. President Biden says he wants bipartisan support, but officials say they're prepared to pass the bill with no Republican votes. Plus, former American Express CEO Ken Chenault explains why Black business leaders are leading corporate America's response to states passing restrictive voting...

Duration:00:44:33

Friday, April 2, 2021: Officer testifies Chauvin's use of force "totally unnecessary"

4/2/2021
Today's program was abbreviated due to live coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. John King and his analysts, Laura Coates and Charles Ramsey, discuss the testimony of two Minneapolis police officers, including one who criticized Derek Chauvin's use of force against George Floyd. John also spoke to CNN Senior White House Correspondent Phil Mattingly about President Biden's praise for the March jobs report, as well as the president telling reporters "debate is welcome" from Congress over his...

Duration:00:14:35

Thursday, April 1, 2021: George Floyd's Girlfriend Testifies

4/1/2021
Today's program was abbreviated due to live coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. John King and our analysts Laura Coates and Charles Ramsey break down the testimony of George Floyd's girlfriend, Courteney Batya Ross. Plus, emergency room physician Dr. Rob Davidson talks to John about Pfizer's clinical trial showing their covid-19 vaccine is effective for at least six months. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:15:05

Tuesday, March 30, 2021: : "I felt the need to call the police on the police"

3/30/2021
Today's program was abbreviated due to the live coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. John King and our team-Omar Jimenez, CNN Senior Legal Analyst Laura Coates, and Former President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Cedric Alexander-analyze testimony from eyewitnesses in the death last year of George Floyd. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:14

Monday, March 29, 2021: Opening Statements in Derek Chauvin Trial

3/29/2021
Today's program was abbreviated due to the live coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial. He has been charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. John King and our analysts, CNN Senior Legal Analyst Laura Coates and CNN Law Enforcement Analyst Charles Ramsey, break down what was presented by the state and the defense in their opening statements. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:18:55

Sunday, March 28: How Biden is prioritizing his presidency

3/28/2021
President Biden says he remains laser-focused on his two top priorities: beating the coronavirus pandemic and rebuilding the economy. But some Democrats are pushing for quicker action on guns and immigration. Plus, Georgia Republicans push through a controversial voting law that requires ID numbers for mail-in ballots, limits the number of ballot dropboxes, bars people from handing out food and water to voters in line and more And Congressman Jamaal Bowman talks about his recent meeting with...

Duration:00:42:48

Sunday, March 21: President Biden grapples with a growing humanitarian crisis on the border

3/21/2021
The White House said this week that it reached its goal of 100 million vaccines administered ahead of schedule. That, as top officials grapple with another crisis: thousands of unaccompanied children are arriving at the border, threatening to overwhelm facilities. Plus, after 8 people -- including 6 Asian women -- were shot to death in the Atlanta-area, a new focus on anti-Asian American violence and hate crimes across the country. And, Republican Mayor John Giles of Mesa, Arizona explains...

Duration:00:42:47

Friday, March 19, 2021: New CDC School Guidelines

3/19/2021
PROGRAMMING NOTE: There will be no Inside Politics podcast from March 22-26 The CDC updates its guidelines for schools, including cutting the physical distance in classrooms from 6 feet to 3 feet. And now teachers unions are asking for more information. Plus, President Biden and Vice President Harris head to Atlanta to meet with Asian American leaders, while the White House pushes Congress to pass a bill that addresses covid-19 hate crimes. And the Homeland Security Secretary heads to the...

Duration:00:49:04