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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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Wednesday, September 18, 2019: Trump Slaps Sanctions on Iran as Pompeo Arrives in Saudi Arabia

9/18/2019
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President Trump announces new sanctions on Iran and his pick for a new National Security Adviser. This as Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia -- and the Saudis display what they say are Iranian weapons used to attack the kingdom's oil facilities. Plus, Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack. But the first national poll after the latest debate shows Elizabeth Warren closing in -- and outpacing all her rivals when it comes to voter enthusiasm. And new wrinkles in the House...

Duration:00:41:06

Tuesday, September 17, 2019: House Dems Putting Former Trump Campaign Manager in Impeachment Spotlight

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House Democrats are about to hold what some call their first impeachment hearing. And the White House is defiant, telling two former presidential aides not to show up -- and a third Trump adviser not to answer certain questions. Plus, Elizabeth Warren takes aim at Joe Biden and the electability argument. And then she takes 4,000 selfies. And President Trump's numbers among Latino voters are horrible, but he insists he can stretch the map again in 2020 -- and win New Mexico. Today's Panel:...

Duration:00:40:10

Monday, September 16, 2019: Oil Prices Spike After Saudi Attack

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Oil prices are up and the Middle East is on edge following attacks on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure. The Trump Administration blames Iran - and the President says the U.S. is locked and loaded. Plus, the recurring presidential credibility question: Aides rush to say "locked and loaded" doesn't necessarily mean a military response. And the President insists he never said something that he said clearly - on camera - and was then repeated by cabinet members. And nearly 50,000 auto...

Duration:00:40:50

Sunday, September 15, 2019: U.S. Blames Iran for Strike on Saudi Oil

9/15/2019
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New tensions between the Trump White House and Iran after a stunning attack on Saudi oil facilities. Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility, but the Trump administration is blaming Iran. CNN's Senior International Correspondent Nick Paton Walsh joins us with a report from Tehran and CNN's John Kirby provides analysis. Plus, the Democratic presidential race turns testy as summer gives way to fall. Julian Castro questioned Joe Biden's memory and Cory Booker suggested Biden could fumble...

Duration:00:40:46

Friday, September 13, 2019: Dem Opponents Called Out for Questioning Biden's Memory

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Fallout today from a feisty 10-candidate Democratic debate. Joe Biden mixes it up with Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on health care, and two contenders who made Biden's age and stamina an issue last night stage a hasty retreat the morning after. Plus, Beto O'Rourke adds a "hell yes" when asked if he would push a mandatory buy back of assault weapons. It is a line that could help him in the Democratic primary, but a position most Democrats see as an impossible sell in a general...

Duration:00:38:45

Thursday, September 12, 2019: Debate Fight Night

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It is debate night for the 2020 Democrats, the first time Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren share the same stage, and perhaps a last chance for some of the struggling contenders to prove to voters and donors they deserve to stick around. Plus, a big Supreme Court immigration win for the Trump White House. The justices allow the President's tough new asylum rules to be enforced while a legal challenge makes it way through the lower courts. And words matter. Except maybe when it comes to House...

Duration:00:47:03

Wednesday, September 11, 2019: Trump Takes Victory Lap After NC Election

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Republicans celebrate a win in a close House special election in North Carolina, but with victory comes more proof the President's unpopularity in the suburbs is a drag on Republican candidates across America. Plus, it may be the third debate for 2020 Democrats but it's the first time Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren share the stage. New poll numbers show the Massachusetts senator is, at the moment, a rising threat to the former vice president. And three key Senators say there's more hope on...

Duration:00:42:30

Wednesday, September 10, 2019: John Bolton Fired

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Breaking News: President Trump fires National Security Adviser John Bolton. Sources say the President and Bolton got into a heated argument last night over the plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David. The question now is who will fill this important position? Today's Panel: CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson, TIME's Molly Ball, POLITICO's Heather Caygle, and Vivian Salama with The Wall Street Journal. Also on the Program: CNN's Kaitlan Collins, Kylie Atwood, Nic Robertson, Michael Warren, Aaron...

Duration:00:48:05

Monday, September 9, 2019: Trump Scuttles Taliban Summit at Camp David

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President Trump abruptly cancels a planned peace summit with the Taliban. His idea to invite the Al Qaeda allies to Camp David on the week of 9/11 causes a split in the administration -- and alarms key Conservatives in Congress. Plus, Congress is back from its summer break. Republicans want to know if the President is serious about new gun control legislation. Democrats are trying to balance a family debate about whether to stick to issues like guns and health care or move ahead with...

Duration:00:46:17

Sunday, September 8, 2019: 2020 Democrats Descend on New Hampshire

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The 2020 circus comes to New Hampshire. Who's got the right strategy for winning the first-in-the-nation primary? Meanwhile, Trump abruptly cancels a secret Camp David summit with the Taliban - just days before the September 11th anniversary. Plus, Democrats ramp up their investigations into President Trump, and demand action on guns. But the president's still wavering. And Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc in the Bahamas and the Carolinas, yet the president is obsessed with where it didn't hit....

Duration:00:41:22

Friday, September 6, 2019: Trump Touts Strong Economy as Govt. Releases Latest Employment Numbers

9/6/2019
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Dorian makes landfall in North Carolina, causing more flooding and power outages as the Bahamas scrambles to deal with much more significant damage. Plus, the economy added 130,000 new jobs in August -- a solid headline for a report that that shows many signs of economic strength, but also warns some key sectors are stalling. And, the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees broaden their investigation into whether President Trump profits from government business after the Vice President...

Duration:00:40:38

Thursday, September 5, 2019: Charleston Police Warn Drivers: "Turn Around, Don't Drown!"

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Thursday, September 5, 2019: Charleston Police Warn Drivers: "Turn Around, Don't Drown!" Trees are toppling and streets are flooding as the eye of Hurricane Dorian brushes the Carolina coast, and we're getting a first-hand look at the destruction in the Bahamas. CNN is on the ground as U.S. residents brace for the storm and the rescues continue in the Bahamas. Plus, 2020 Democratic presidential candidates talk climate change in a marathon CNN town hall. And, President Trump has a new series...

Duration:00:40:38

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9/3/2019
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Florida starts to feel the effects as Hurricane Dorian as it batters the Bahamas. The storm has killed at least five people and island officials expect the number to rise. Plus, battle lines being drawn over Brexit. British Parliament is back from its summer break for a showdown with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. And, in the 2020 race, Joe Biden's campaign announces it will return donations it received from federally registered lobbyists, as he once again defends his botched version of a war...

Duration:00:40:58

Monday, August 2, 2019: Dorian Devastates The Bahamas, Heads Slowly Toward U.S.

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The latest on Hurricane Dorian: Winds begin to pick up in Florida and mandatory evacuations begin in parts of Georgia and South Carolina. Plus, investigators search for a motive in a West Texas mass shooting as grieving families and friends seek answers. Will the latest attack trigger action in Congress? Also, Coast Guard says search and rescue operations are underway after a boat catches fire in California. 34 people are unaccounted for. And, parades, picnics and presidential candidates....

Duration:00:44:06

Sunday, September 1, 2019: Hurricane Dorian and a Mass Shooting in West Texas

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Yet another mass shooting in America - seven people killed along a highway in West Texas, with the gunman dead after a shootout with police. Meanwhile, on the East Coast, residents prepare for Hurricane Dorian - barreling down on the U.S. mainland as a "catastrophic" Category Five storm. Plus - voters are growing more pessimistic about the economy, but President Trump insists there's nothing to worry about. And the 2020 frontrunners prepare for their most important debate yet, with Joe Biden...

Duration:00:41:54

Friday August 30, 2019: A Hurricane Heads for Florida as Biden Weathers Storm over Latest Gaffe

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Hurricane Dorian makes its way toward the U.S. east coast; Florida gas stations are starting to run dry as the Governor looks at the possibility of mandatory evacuations. President Trump's personal assistant is out of the White House, forced to resign after telling some reporters a little too much about life in the West Wing. And Joe Biden is pushing off the media coverage after facing criticism over a war story he got wrong. On today's panel: CNN's Phil Mattingly, Laura Barrón-López with...

Duration:00:39:18

Thursday, August 29, 2019: Hurricane Dorian Strengthens, Takes Aim at Florida

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It's days away from hitting, but getting stronger by the minute. Dorian is now forecast to be a Category 4 hurricane, with Florida in its crosshairs. James Comey is on the defensive after the Justice Department's watchdog concludes the fired FBI Director violated agency policy and set a "dangerous example" by leaking memos about his meetings with the President. And, shut out of the Democrats' next debate and nearly out of money, Kirsten Gillibrand bows out of the 2020 race. How long can...

Duration:00:39:05

Wednesday, August 28,2019: Who Will Be the Top 10 for DNC Debate Night?

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Puerto Rico's fragile recovery after Hurricane Maria will likely be tested by a new storm....Dorian is now projected to become a major hurricane before taking aim at the U.S. east coast. Former Defense Secretary James Mattis is now giving his version of events for the first time since his tumultuous departure from the Trump administration. And is the stage set? New 2020 polls out this morning suggest half the candidates won't qualify for the next presidential debate. Montana Governor Steve...

Duration:00:45:21

Tuesday, August 27, 2019: Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572M for Role in Opioid Crisis.

8/27/2019
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Joe Biden puts out a very personal 2020 campaign ad, invoking two tragic events to explain why he's right on health care. And, President Trump back in Washington after the G7 summit, a trip he's calling a quote, "great success." Iran and China may quibble with that. plus, An Oklahoma judge orders pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis. Today's Panel: NPR's Asma Khalid, Michael Bender with The Wall Street Journal, CNN's Abby...

Duration:00:41:42

Monday, August 26, 2019: Trump: I Would Certainly Invite Putin to Next Summit

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President Trump wraps a rollercoaster weekend at the G7 summit with a wide-ranging news conference. Plus -- an empty chair sends its own message. President Trump is notably absent at the G7 climate session and the White House explanation doesn't quite add up. And another Republican jumps in on the 2020 primary. Former Congressman -- and former Trump supporter -- Joe Walsh says the GOP needs someone to step up. Today's Panel: CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson, Olivier Knox with SiriusXM, Rachael...

Duration:00:40:44