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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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Episodes

Friday, February 28, 2020 : Wall Street Plummets 7th Day In A Row On Coronavirus Fears

2/28/2020
Wall Street plummets for the seventh consecutive day as investors worry about the fast-spreading coronavirus and mounting evidence it could cause a global recession. The Trump White House voices confidence a bipartisan deal to expand and fund the U.S. response will be reached within days. Brand new CNN polling in next week's two biggest prizes: Bernie Sanders has healthy leads in California and Texas -- clear proof he has a Super Tuesday chance to open up a big lead in the delegate chase....

Duration:00:41:11

Thursday, February 27, 2020: Markets Tumble on Coronavirus Fears, Dr. Gupta Explains How to Prepare

2/27/2020
Financial markets plummet again as the spread of the coronavirus sparks fears of a global recession. VP Pence takes charge of the White House response, a move that alarms many Democrats but is viewed positively by a nervous business community. Is he up by 2 points, 5 points or 20? A new poll today shows Joe Biden with a giant South Carolina lead, despite others showing a much smaller gap. And House Democrats weigh their power as presidential super-delegates. Some worry Bernie Sanders atop...

Duration:00:41:23

Wednesday, February 26, 2020: Rep. James Clyburn Endorses Biden Ahead of SC Primary & Super Tuesday

2/26/2020
Last stand or springboard to a comeback? Joe Biden gets a late but important endorsement in must-win South Carolina. After South Carolinians hit the polls Saturday, 14 states vote next Tuesday. A messy debate as the 2020 Democratic race approaches the all-important Super Tuesday. Bernie Sanders was the constant debate target, because he has a clear path to pull away in the delegate chase. And President Trump calls an evening briefing and press conference about the coronavirus, scrambling to...

Duration:00:40:58

Tuesday, February 25, 2020: Debate Night in South Carolina

2/25/2020
President trump brushes off the public health and economic threat posed by the coronavirus and gets angry at democrats who say he's asleep at the wheel. Plus, a high stakes debate night for the 2020 Democrats. It's the final showdown before South Carolina and Super Tuesday. Front-runner Bernie Sanders will be the main target, but other candidates have a ton riding on their performance tonight. And the other billionaire's big moment. Michael Bloomberg isn't on the ballot until next week. But...

Duration:00:41:21

Monday, February 24, 2020: Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty of Criminal Sex Act and Rape

2/24/2020
Harvey Weinstein was found guilty today of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman. The jury delivered a not guilty verdict on three other counts. Today's guests: CNN's Jean Casarez, Paul Callan, Jennifer Rodgers, Brian Stelter, Chloe Melas via Knit

Duration:00:43:21

Sunday, February 23, 2020: Bernie Sanders Wins Big in Nevada

2/23/2020
Nevada Democrats make their bet - Bernie Sanders wins big, leaving the rest of the field scrambling. Now it's on to South Carolina - a crossroads for Joe Biden, and a second debate chance for Michael Bloomberg. And amid reports of renewed Russian meddling, President Trump's anger boils over with a purge of aides seen as disloyal and unprecedented meddling in criminal cases. Today's panel: Julie Pace of the Associated Press, Paul Kane of the Washington Post, Tamara Keith of NPR, and CNN's...

Duration:00:42:29

Friday, February 21, 2020: Dem Candidates Make Final Pitches Ahead Of Nevada Caucuses

2/21/2020
President Trump lashes out after learning intelligence officials told Congress that Russia is meddling in the 2020 election, and wants another Trump victory. The briefing is why a top intelligence official was fired -- after his deputies did their job and told lawmakers the truth. Plus, one final day of campaigning in Nevada. Saturday's caucuses are the first test of candidate appeal to Latino voters, and poor showings could make things very difficult for several 2020 hopefuls now in a cash...

Duration:00:41:58

Trump Ally Roger Stone Sentenced To 40 Months In Prison; Thursday, February 20, 2020

2/20/2020
Longtime Trump ally Roger Stone is sentenced to 40 months in prison for lying to Congress and other crimes stemming from the Mueller investigation. Before hearing his punishment -- he got a tongue-lashing from Judge Amy Berman Jackson -- who called Stone "an insecure person... who recklessly pursues attention." Covering this breaking story for us: CNN's Sara Murray, Kaitlan Collins, Evan Perez and Shimon Prokupecz along with Former Federal Prosecutor Shan Wu and Seung Min Kim of the...

Duration:00:45:51

Wednesday, February 19, 2020; Bloomberg To Face Dem Rivals For First Time On Debate Stage

2/19/2020
Tense times for the president and his attorney general. Tweets meddling in ongoing cases, and pardons issued without Justice Department input. But is talk of Bill Barr resigning real, or just his way of sending a message? Plus, a big Democratic debate night: Bernie Sanders has momentum, just four months after a heart attack forced him from the campaign trail. He says don't expect additional health records, and when asked about it, the Sanders campaign smears another candidate, with a false...

Duration:00:42:02

Tuesday, February 18, 2020: A new face on the 2020 debate stage

2/18/2020
Michael Bloomberg qualifies for a Wednesday night showdown in Nevada. The next debate will bring a test of Bloomberg's ability to spar with his opponents and a test for his moderate rivals being drowned out by his staggering ad spending. Plus, Bernie Sanders is the candidate of the moment: the Vermont senator opens up a big lead in a new national poll and hopes for a win in Nevada this weekend to cement him as the early Democratic front-runner. And some Trump shade from Barack Obama. The...

Duration:00:41:59

Monday, February 17, 2020: Candidates take aim at Michael Bloomberg

2/17/2020
Still using his billions to flood the airwaves, Michael Bloomberg is out with an ad to combat the blowback over stop and frisk. His 2020 rivals aren't letting up on the issue, which they see as a big vulnerability. And as Roger Stone awaits his sentence, CNN reports that federal prosecutors are considering additional charges against associates of President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani. Plus in Nevada, long lines for early voting and long days for presidential candidates. Today's...

Duration:00:42:21

Sunday, February 16, 2020: Democrats Head West

2/16/2020
The Democratic race moves west to Nevada, with Bernie Sanders feeling confident - and moderates increasingly concerned there's a new frontrunner in town. Plus, with Michael Bloomberg on the rise, his record on race is increasingly coming under scrutiny And the post-acquittal president - Trump crosses another line, and this time, even his own attorney general asks him to pump the brakes. Nia-Malika Henderson in the anchor chair. Today's panel: Lisa Lerer with the New York Times, CNN's Phil...

Duration:00:41:37

Friday, February 14, 2020: Trump Tweets Response to AG's Complaint About His Tweets

2/14/2020
President Trump tweets about an interview in which his attorney general complained... about his tweets. How is the President handling the public rebuke. The 2020 Democrats are getting more comfortable name checking each other in attacks in the countdown to the Nevada caucuses. And President Trump weighs in on which Democrat he'd most like to run against. Today's panel: Julie Hirschfeld Davis with The New York Times, Tarini Parti with The Wall Street Journal, Ginger Gibson with Reuters, and...

Duration:00:42:45

Thursday, February 13, 2020: Trump Puts Executive Branch Independence Through a Stress Test

2/13/2020
President Trump's post impeachment score settling rattles career prosecutors at the Justice Department, but gets mostly a shrug from Congressional Republicans. His former chief of staff says there is no one left at the White House who will challenge the President's rash behavior. Ahead of the Nevada caucuses: A new Spanish language ad from Pete Buttigieg, new immigration questions for Amy Klobuchar -- and a sharper tone as the Democratic campaign shifts west. And don't forget Michael...

Duration:00:42:50

Wednesday, February 12, 2020: Sanders Edges Buttigieg in NH, Klobuchar Surges Past Biden & Warren

2/13/2020
The 2020 Democrats are feeling the bern after Bernie Sanders wins Hampshire's first-in-the nation Presidential primary. It's clear proof he is the race's leading progressive, but the narrow victory suggests challenges ahead. Now it's on to Nevada. Latinos are a major force in that Democratic contest -- a giant test for two Midwestern moderates with a New Hampshire bounce but little support so far in communities of color: Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar. And President Trump brazenly shows us...

Duration:00:42:36

Wednesday, February 12, 2020: Sanders Edges Buttigieg in NH, Klobuchar Surges Past Biden & Warren

2/12/2020
The 2020 Democrats are feeling the bern after Bernie Sanders wins Hampshire's first-in-the nation Presidential primary. It's clear proof he is the race's leading progressive, but the narrow victory suggests challenges ahead. Now it's on to Nevada. Latinos are a major force in that Democratic contest -- a giant test for two Midwestern moderates with a New Hampshire bounce but little support so far in communities of color: Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar. And President Trump brazenly shows us...

Duration:00:40:34

Tuesday, February 11, 2020: Voters Finally Having Their Say in New Hampshire

2/11/2020
The nation's first presidential primary is under way today. How will New Hampshire reshape the race? Bernie Sanders is looking to emerge as the clear progressive favorite, and two Midwesterners -- Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar -- are competing for momentum in the moderate lane. Joe Biden is heading to South Carolina before the polls close, which speaks volumes about his New Hampshire expectations. And, not to be outdone, President Trump shows up in Manchester for a rally of his own,...

Duration:00:42:30

Monday, February 10, 2020: Candidates Barnstorm New Hampshire

2/10/2020
President Trump new budget arrives on Capitol Hill. It will never pass, but it's sure to be a campaign year flashpoint. It includes deficit spending well past when candidate Trump promised to erase all red ink, and Democrats say it proposes heartless cuts to food stamps and education. The day before the New Hampshire primary our final CNN tracking poll shows a two-way race for first between Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg. It also shows Amy Klobochar making a final weekend move. Can she...

Duration:00:42:45

Sunday, February 9, 2020: The Democratic Race Comes to New Hampshire

2/9/2020
Democrats look past the chaotic Iowa caucuses to New Hampshire, with a new CNN poll showing Sanders and Buttigieg leading the pack. Can Joe Biden survive another weak showing, or can his campaign turn things around? Plus, with his acquittal in hand, President Trump is in the mood for some impeachment payback. Today's panel: Catherine Lucey of the Wall Street Journal, Michael Shear of the New York Times, Toluse Olorunnipa of the Washington Post, and the Daily Beast's Jackie Kucinich. Plus...

Duration:00:44:52

Friday, February 7, 2020: Trump Touts New Jobs Numbers & Iowa Doubts Drag On

2/7/2020
Another boost for President Trump's re-election hopes: The economy keeps roaring in 2020 with 225,000 new jobs added last month. It's debate night in New Hampshire. The primary is Tuesday and the stakes are huge-especially for the candidates who underperformed in Iowa. And Iowa's Democratic party says it's finally done counting. But with questions lingering over the results, officials extend the deadline for candidates to challenge the caucuses. The two leaders, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie...

Duration:00:44:49