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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, January 26, 2020: Trump's Defense Takes Over in the Impeachment Trial (Part 2)

1/26/2020
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**PART TWO OF A SPECIAL EXTENDED EDITION OF "INSIDE POLITICS"** The president's legal team takes the floor in the impeachment trial - opening with a barrage against the Democratic prosecution. House prosecutors used their three days to methodically detail the damning evidence of the president pushing Ukraine to help his re-election prospects, and stonewalling Congress when it asked for documents and witnesses for the impeachment inquiry. Whether minds are changing on the Senate floor is the...

Duration:00:41:29

Sunday, January 26, 2020: Trump's Defense Takes Over in the Impeachment Trial (Part 1)

1/26/2020
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**PART ONE OF A SPECIAL EXTENDED EDITION OF "INSIDE POLITICS"** The president's legal team takes the floor in the impeachment trial - opening with a barrage against the Democratic prosecution. House prosecutors used their three days to methodically detail the damning evidence of the president pushing Ukraine to help his re-election prospects, and stonewalling Congress when it asked for documents and witnesses for the impeachment inquiry. Whether minds are changing on the Senate floor is the...

Duration:00:41:19

Monday, January 20, 2020: The White House releases their defense brief

1/20/2020
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The Trump legal team files its defense brief with the senate, arguing the president did nothing wrong - and that the Democrats' case does not meet the constitutional test for impeachment and removal. Plus, testing time for Mitch McConnell. The Senate Majority Leader wants a quick trial, with no new witnesses or evidence. Democrats vow to fight that plan, but need a handful of Republicans to break with their president and party to succeed. And the 2020 democrats are courting black voters on...

Duration:00:37:48

Sunday, January 19, 2020: Impeachment Trial Begins Amid Flood of New Evidence

1/19/2020
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The prosecution and the defense prepare to lay out their arguments as the impeachment trial begins in earnest this week. It comes amid a flood of new Ukraine evidence. The question now - will the Senate listen? Plus, the fragile 2020 peace that has progressives nervous - just two weeks before Iowa votes. Today's panel: Julie Hirschfeld Davis of the New York Times, Michael Bender of the Wall Street Journal, CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson, and TIME's Molly Ball. via Knit

Duration:00:40:46

Friday, January 17, 2020: CNN: Trump Adds To His Legal Team As Impeachment Trial Starts

1/17/2020
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Friday, January 17, 2020: Trump Adds Big Names to His Impeachment Legal Team President Trump adds Bill Clinton nemesis Ken Starr and noted appellate lawyer Alan Dershowitz to his impeachment defense team. The President again insists he doesn't know Lev Parnas -- despite a pile of photos of them together at political and social events. Parnas has a lot to say about the President's Ukraine dealings, but it's unclear if the Senate wants to hear it, or if he'd be believed. And the LSU Tigers get...

Duration:00:38:30

Thursday, January 16, 2020: No Inside Politics Podcast Today Due to Impeachment Special Coverage

1/16/2020
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Duration:00:00:16

Tuesday, January 14, 2020: Sanders-Warren Feud Escalates Before Tonight's CNN Debate

1/14/2020
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It is debate night for the six leading 2020 Democrats. There are new tensions between progressives Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, while Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar look to sell Iowa caucus voters on the idea a centrist has the best chance to beat President Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tells House Democrats they have to wait one more day to find out who she will tap to manage the Senate impeachment trial. And Majority Leader Mitch McConnell waits for the impeachment...

Duration:00:39:57

Monday, January 16, 2020: Another 2020 Democrat Drops Out

1/13/2020
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The once historically diverse Democratic field shrinks again: Senator Cory booker suspends his presidential campaign. With three weeks to go before the Iowa caucuses, the attacks get sharper as six of the the leading Democrats prepare for tomorrow's CNN debate. And the defense secretary concedes he never saw intelligence specifically indicating an Iranian threat on four American embassies, despite what President Trump said. Today's panel: Seung Min Kim with The Washington Post, Sirius XM's...

Duration:00:39:36

Sunday, January 12, 2020: Trump Faces a Credibility Gap on Iran

1/12/2020
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After a bold U.S. strike, Iran backs down. President Trump sees a major victory - but finds himself facing a crisis of credibility over his constantly-shifting justification for it. Meanwhile, Iranians take to the streets en masse to protest their government's accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian airliner. Plus, the impeachment trial approaches, as Nancy Pelosi signals she's ready to name managers and submit the articles to the Senate. And three weeks from the first votes, Iowa is a tossup....

Duration:00:40:32

Friday, January 10, 2020: Pelosi to Send Impeachment Articles to Senate Next Week

1/10/2020
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Breaking News: Speaker Nancy Pelosi tells colleagues the House will send the impeachment articles the Senate next week. From vague talk of an imminent threat to a new claim Iran's terror Chief was planning attacks on several U.S. Embassies -- team Trump's shifting story and the President's past trouble with the truth raise credibility questions at a most sensitive moment. And, the economy added 145,000 new jobs in December, closing out 2019 with proof the 11-year economic expansion still has...

Duration:00:38:19

Thursday, January 9, 2020: Source: U.S. Increasingly Believes Iran Mistakenly Shot Down Ukrainian Airliner

1/9/2020
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Breaking news our hour as multiple U.S. officials tell CNN the U.S. increasingly believes that Iran mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian Airlines flight shortly after it took off from Tehran. That plane crash killed 176 people. The House votes today on a resolution warning President Trump he must consult Congress before any new military action against Iran. And there are rumblings from enough Senate Republicans to keep an eye on that side of the Capitol, too. Plus fresh impeachment tensions:...

Duration:00:42:21

Wednesday, January 8, 2020: Trump Says Iran Appears to Be Standing Down After Firing Missiles at U.S. Forces

1/8/2020
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President Trump responding a short time ago to Iranian airstrikes on bases in Iraq, with a mixed message. The President spoke for just over nine minutes with his military and national security leadership behind him. On the one hand, he said there are opportunities to work with Iran. But he also announced new economic sanctions and called on Russia, China, and European allies to walk away from the Iran nuclear agreement. On today's panel: Margaret Talev with Axios , Michael Shear with The New...

Duration:00:39:32

Tuesday, January 7, 2020: Administration Defends Soleimani Killing; Has Yet to Show Evidence of "Imminent Attack

1/7/2020
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A top Trump administration official sheds a bit more light on the intelligence that led to the deadly drone strike on a top Iranian Military Commander. Leaders in Congress get more information in a classified briefing later today. House Speaker Pelosi summons her top deputies to meet tonight. Topping the to-do list: Deciding when to send the two articles of impeachment to the Senate, and who will present the case against the President at the trial. And 2020 candidates Bernie Sanders and...

Duration:00:39:29

Monday, January 6, 2020: Bolton Announces He's Willing to Testify

1/6/2020
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Breaking News: Former National Security Adviser John Bolton issues a statement saying he's willing and ready to testify in a Senate impeachment trial -- if he's subpoenaed. Skyrocketing tension -- and threats -- between the U.S. and Iran over the targeted killing of Iran's top military commander. And the Iranian crisis injects foreign policy into the Democratic primary race, with four weeks left before the first votes are cast. Today's panel: CNN's Abby Phillip, Julie Pace with the...

Duration:00:39:35

Sunday, January 5, 2020: A Defining Moment in the Trump Presidency

1/5/2020
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A defining moment of the Trump Presidency - Iran's top general killed in a U.S. airstrike. With Iran now vowing revenge, what happens next as tensions escalate in the Mideast? Plus, less than a month until Iowa votes. Will foreign policy now take center stage in the 2020 race? And an impeachment impasse. As Congress returns from the holidays, there's still no date for President Trump's trial. Nia-Malika Henderson in the anchor chair. Today's panel: Margaret Talev of Axios, Politico's Heather...

Duration:00:44:57

No Show Today - Breaking News!

1/3/2020
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Duration:00:00:16

Thursday, January 2, 2020: Julián Castro Ends His 2020 Presidential Bid

1/2/2020
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Calling it quits. Julian Castro tells his supporters to keep fighting, as he officially ends his bid to become president. And the proxy battle playing out between Washington and Tehran is far from over after a violent attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. Plus, Bernie Sanders is feeling flush after netting nearly $35 million in three months from grassroots donors. On today's panel: Margaret Talev with Axios, Olivier Knox with Sirius XM, Sahil Kapur with Bloomberg, and Rachael Bade with The...

Duration:00:39:29

Wednesday, January 1, 2020: Trump Faces Foreign Policy Gut Check with Iran, NK

1/1/2020
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Apache gun-ships in the skies and tear gas in the streets, as security forces fight back protesters attacking the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. And "D" is for dollar signs, as the top Democratic presidential contenders reveal who's feeling flush with cash after the fourth quarter. Plus, Chief Justice John Roberts warns America not to take democracy for granted. This comes as he prepares to preside over the President's impeachment trial. On todays Panel: CNN's Lauren Fox, Meridith McGraw with...

Duration:00:39:46

Tuesday, December 31, 2019: Violent Protests Break Out at U.S. Embassy in Iraq

12/31/2019
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The U.S. military displaying a show of force after protesters attack the U.S. embassy in Baghdad. Plus, a critical fundraising deadline for presidential candidates looking to stay competitive as we enter the election year. And former Trump 2016 campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says he won't run for Senate, even though he guarantees he would win. On today's panel: Julie Pace with the Associated Press, Molly Ball with Time, Francesca Chambers with McClatchy, and CNN's Phil Mattingly. Also on...

Duration:00:40:40