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John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you their latest scoops on the most important political stories of the day. A reporter with three decades of experience covering the White House, Congress and the campaign trail, King has interviewed presidents, politicians and voters. He explains what political stories matter, and why they matter to you.

John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you their latest scoops on the most important political stories of the day. A reporter with three decades of experience covering the White House, Congress and the campaign trail, King has interviewed presidents, politicians and voters. He explains what political stories matter, and why they matter to you.
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John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you their latest scoops on the most important political stories of the day. A reporter with three decades of experience covering the White House, Congress and the campaign trail, King has interviewed presidents, politicians and voters. He explains what political stories matter, and why they matter to you.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019: Congress Nears the Impeachment End Game

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Congress enters the end game, as House Democrats get closer than ever to impeaching the president. Plus, the gloves come off in the 2020 race, as Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg square off over transparency and corruption. And a look at President Trump on the world stage - and how his fellow leaders treat him behind the scenes. David Gregory in the anchor chair. Today's panel: Julie Pace with the Associated Press, CNN's Jeff Zeleny, Vivian Salama of the Wall Street Journal, and the...

Duration:00:44:28

Friday, December 6, 2019: Shooting at Pensacola

12/6/2019
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Tragedy this morning at a major military base in Florida. A gunman kills at least three people, and injures many more. The latest on the shooting and the FBI probe into how it happened. Plus, a gangbusters jobs report. The economy added 266,000 new jobs last month, brushing off a global slowdown and trade tensions. Wall street sees reasons to cheer, and so does the president's re-election campaign. And a key deadline just hours away: the white house must decide whether to participate in...

Duration:00:42:34

Thursday, December 5, 2019: Pelosi Greenlights Impeachment; Trump Says Make It Fast

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Speaker Pelosi clears Democrats to move forward with impeachment, saying the President has abused his powers and leaves the House no choice. The next step is now crucial: Deciding how many articles of impeachment to draft, and whether they should be limited to Ukraine or also include Mueller report obstruction details. And remaining 2020 candidates woo Kamala Harris' supporters after she drops out of the race, and drop her name as a possible running mate. On today's panel: Julie Pace with...

Duration:00:42:32

Tuesday, December 3, 2019: A Contentious, Controversial Day on the World Stage for Trump

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IT IS A CONTENTIOUS, CONTROVERSIAL DAY ON THE WORLD STAGE FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP -- ON ISSUES RANGING FROM TRADE AND IMPEACHMENT TO ISIS, RUSSIA AND CLIMATE CHANGE. THE NATO ALLIANCE MEETING IN LONDON CONTINUES THIS HOUR -- AND AS U-S FINANCIAL MARKETS REEL FROM THE PRESIDENT'S COMMENTS ON CHINA. RAW WORDS ABOUT THE IMPEACHMENT PROCESS AND ITS DEMOCRATIC LEADERS DURING A MEETING WITH CANADA'S PRIME MINISTER, JUSTIN TRUDEAU. A REMARKABLE LIVE SESSION WITH THE FRENCH PRESIDENT, EMMANUEL MACRON....

Duration:00:42:56

Monday, December 2, 2019: Impeachment Inquiry Enters New Phase

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As impeachment shifts to the Judiciary Committee, President Trump declines an invitation for his lawyers to take part in a Wednesday hearing, then complains the process is unfair to him. Before heading to Europe for a NATO meeting, the President says he's "happy" with how trade negotiations are going with China, even though Beijing is angry that he signed legislation supporting pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong. Adding to the trade turmoil, the President says he is imposing new steel...

Duration:00:42:51

Sunday, December 1, 2019: Critical Days Ahead for Impeachment Inquiry

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Impeachment enters a critical new phase, as Democrats claim they have the upper hand - and the president calls it a scam. Plus - Joe Biden's Iowa campaign shifts into high gear, with a message for his 2020 rivals: he's not going anywhere. And Elizabeth Warren's summer surge gives way to a winter reckoning. Nia-Malika Henderson in the anchor chair. Today's panel: Lisa Lerer of the New York Times, Axios' Margaret Talev, and the Washington Post's Seung Min Kim and Dan Balz. Plus CNN military...

Duration:00:44:00

Friday, November 29, 2019: Terrorist Attack in London & Trump Announces Restart of Talks with Taliban

11/29/2019
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We start today's program with some breaking news: A terrorist incident near London Bridge where a man stabs people before being shot and killed by police. Then we return to American politics. President Trump arrives back in the U.S. after a surprise Thanksgiving visit to U.S. troops in Afghanistan -- and a surprise disclosure: talks he abruptly ended with the Taliban months ago are back on. And, what's happened to Kamala Harris? Five months after praising her powerful debate performance, The...

Duration:00:42:06

Thursday, November 28, 2019: Swing District Democrats Face Impeachment Questions at Home

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Two key figures in the impeachment inquiry, including the President's lawyer, now facing new credibility questions. President Trump spending Thanksgiving in Florida and talking to the troops, as the ousted Navy Secretary levels harsh new criticism at the Commander in Chief. And members of Congress head back to their districts for Thanksgiving, but the drama of the Capitol Hill impeachment hearings follows them home. Today's panel: Josh Dawsey and Toluse Olorunnipa with The Washington Post,...

Duration:00:42:03

Wednesday, November 27, 2019: New Evidence Backs the Democrats' Impeachment Case

11/27/2019
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We now know the President released aid to Ukraine only after being told a whistleblower had filed a complaint. And we have new details of the turmoil surrounding some administration staffers' warnings that withholding the money was illegal. Plus, new CNN polling on the 2020 Democrats. Joe Biden continues to show resilience and Elizabeth Warren is struggling some as Democratic voters take a more moderate view of the contenders - and the issues. And, Rudy Giuliani is still the President's...

Duration:00:42:11

Tuesday, November 26, 2019: Trump Says He'd Love for Pompeo, Mulvaney, Others to Testify

11/26/2019
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A federal district judge says the White House does not have blanket authority to keep aides from honoring Congressional subpoenas. But the Justice Department is appealing, so don't expect to hear from former White House counsel Don McGahn or anyone else soon, despite the President's tweet that he'd "love" for them to testify. Plus, a majority of Americans believe President Trump improperly used his power and put politics ahead of country in his Ukraine policy. Yet two weeks of public...

Duration:00:42:17

Monday, November 25, 2019: Navy Secretary Forced Out over SEAL Controversy

11/25/2019
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Big turmoil at the Pentagon. The Navy Secretary is pushed out in a dispute over the Commander in Chief's fascination with meddling in military justice cases. Plus, your turn, Mr. President. What about the emails? There's a deep White House paper trail about an issue now central to the impeachment debate: Why did the President stall military aid to Ukraine, and was it legal? And Michael Bloomberg is running for President -- his way. Skipping the early contests, spending nearly $40 million on...

Duration:00:42:26

Sunday, November 24, 2019: The Next Chapter in the Impeachment Fight

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The testimony is clear - now, the president braces for a House rebuke, and a Senate trial. Plus, impeachment tests election-year politics - and shatters a long friendship. And 37 million reasons for 2020 Democrats to worry about Michael Bloomberg, as he floods the 2020 race with a massive fundraising blitz. Today's panel: Rachael Bade of the Washington Post, CNN's Phil Mattingly, Michael Shear of the New York Times, and Politico's Laura Barrón-López. via Knit

Duration:00:44:58

Friday, November 22, 2019: President Trump Wants a Trial in Senate

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Decision time for Democrats: How many articles of impeachment will they draft, and how quickly will the case against the President move through the next critical steps? Plus, who to watch most closely as congress takes a break and lawmakers spend time back home. So far there are no republicans who say they support impeachment, and GOP leaders predict a number of Democrats will join them in voting no. And the President weighs in on the impeachment proceedings against him. On today's Panel:...

Duration:00:43:33

Monday, November 18, 2019: A Giant Week Ahead for the Public Impeachment Hearings

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***NOTE** INSIDE POLITICS IS PRE-EMPTED TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, AND THURSDAY THIS WEEK DUE TO THE IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS. Eight witnesses appearing this week include White House aides who were alarmed by the President's Ukraine dealings and the donor turned ambassador who is described as the President's point man in pushing Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden. And House Democrats are now investigating whether the President lied in his written answers to Robert Mueller. Plus, this new wrinkle: Speaker...

Duration:00:43:10

Sunday, November 17, 2019: Sondland Under Scrutiny After Dramatic Impeachment Testimony

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A week of damning impeachment testimony brings the Ukraine scandal closer than ever to President Trump - and raises the stakes for embattled EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland ahead of his Wednesday testimony. Plus, the fight for public opinion - the president slams the impeachment process as yet another witch hunt, while Democrats say he may be guilty of bribery, obstruction of justice, and witness intimidation. And a major shift in Iowa - our new CNN/Des Moines Register poll shows Mayor Pete...

Duration:00:44:18

Tuesday, November 12, 2019: Dems & GOP Gear Up for First Public Impeachment Testimony

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(Note: No more Inside Politics podcasts for the remainder of this week due to special impeachment coverage) President Trump attacks the witnesses ahead of tomorrow's Testimony, saying they're relying on second and third hand information. Democrats say they will prove the President's abuse of power. Plus, Dreamers and the Supreme Court: The justices hear arguments about whether to embrace or reject President Trump's decision to end Obama-era protections for younger undocumented immigrants....

Duration:00:39:45

Monday, November 11, 2019: A Critical New Impeachment Chapter Ahead

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Democrats and Republicans prepare for public impeachment hearings starting this week, plus a rare holiday court hearing to help determine if the President's chief of staff and former national security adviser can be compelled to testify. The President draws a line for fellow Republicans: Do not say the Ukraine quid pro quo was wrong, but doesn't warrant impeachment. But some Republicans are already making that case. And Joe Biden takes voter questions in Iowa. Tonight's CNN Town Hall comes...

Duration:00:39:26

Sunday, November 10, 2019: The Impeachment Inquiry Goes Public

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The impeachment inquiry goes public with the first round of open hearings this week. It comes as top administration aides are refusing to testify - and looking to the courts to intervene. Will Democrats be able to make the case that President Trump abused his office - and what will the Republican defense be? Plus, a 2020 wildcard - Michael Bloomberg thinks the Democrats already in the race can't beat President Trump, and could shake things up with a late entry. Today's panel: the AP's Julie...

Duration:00:41:33

Friday, November 8, 2019: Trump Rails on Impeachment as Dems Release More Transcripts

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A combative President Trump answers reporters' questions at the White House -- his tone reflecting the high stakes now that public impeachment hearings are just days away. And House Democrats release closed-door testimony from two more key impeachment witnesses. Plus, the President's Chief of Staff defies an impeachment subpoena. The President says letting Mick Mulvaney testify would legitimize the inquiry. Democrats say it is more obstruction, and insist Mulvaney is central to the Ukraine...

Duration:00:45:01

Thursday, November 7, 2019: Pence Aide Who Heard Trump's July 25 Testifies

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A crack in the White House impeachment wall: An aide to Vice President Pence who was central to Ukraine policy honors a subpoena and is testifying on Capitol Hill this hour. Plus, Bernie Sanders looks to make a 2020 move: A new immigration plan today, and clear strategy on health care: Keep the peace with Elizabeth Warren, but poke Joe Biden. And, we answer some of the impeachment questions submitted by viewers on Twitter. Today's Panel: Seung Min Kim with The Washington Post, Olivier Knox...

Duration:00:44:33