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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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Biden: “I’m going to try to get rid of assault weapons” CNN Inside Politics
Shootings in a Virginia Walmart and a Colorado nightclub have left 12 dead in another deadly week in America. Since 2016, there has been almost a doubling of mass shootings in America and President Biden is calling for action. Plus, we examine the political ramifications of the GOP’s 2024 front runner breaking bread with a white supremacist.
Nov 27, 2022
Inside Politics update for November 24, 2022 CNN Inside Politics
There is no new episode of the Inside Politics showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at
Nov 25, 2022
Deadly deja vu CNN Inside Politics
For the second time this week, gun violence infects another American city. Plus: A miserable day for Donald Trump's legal team ends with a Supreme Court loss and a signal that the Mar-a-Lago case may not break in the former president's favor. And: A big flip-flop puts a threat to impeach Biden's Homeland Security secretary on the table.
Nov 23, 2022
Meet the hero who saved lives in Colorado Springs CNN Inside Politics
While we still don't know the motive of the man who allegedly killed five people and injured 18 others at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, we do know that the number of victims would have been much higher had it not been for the heroics of Army vet Richard Fierro. His story of bravery and resolve begins today's show. 
Plus: The special counsel takes over and moves full steam ahead with the Trump investigations. Expect another showdown between the Justice Department and the former president's lawyers...Show more over those documents taken from Mar-a-Lago. And: Brand new CNN reporting on Ron DeSantis. He calls his midterm re-election win a national GOP road map, but the governor's go-it-alone approach leaves some with a bit of a sour taste.
Nov 22, 2022
Six minutes of terror CNN Inside Politics
Today's show begins with new details about the mass shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub and the heroes who saved countless lives. Plus: Why the man who wants to be the next House speaker may end up a hostage within his own party. And: Will Republicans finally say never again to Donald Trump?
Nov 21, 2022
Elon Musk reinstates Donald Trump's Twitter account CNN Inside Politics
It's been a whirlwind week for former President Trump - he announced his third run for the White House, faced backlash from fellow Republicans after their midterm performance, a special counsel has been appointed to oversee two criminal probes he's involved in, and now his Twitter account has been reinstated. Twitter banned his account after inciting an insurrection at the Capitol on January 6. The question now is if he'll use it.Plus, a new generation is poised to lead House Democrats after Spe...Show moreaker Nancy Pelosi says she'll step down from leadership after two decades.And voters say their top priority is inflation, but House Republicans are gearing up to use their majority to investigate Biden's family and their financial dealings.On today’s panel: CNN’s Nia-Malika Henderson, Jonathan Swan of Axios, CNN’s Manu Raju and Margaret Talev of Axios.
Nov 20, 2022
The Democratic changing of the guard CNN Inside Politics
As Nancy Pelosi and her two longtime deputies prepare to step aside, who will they pass the torch to? We reveal the likely new Big Three. Plus: Republicans reveal two of their priorities when they take over the House: investigate Hunter Biden and slash aid to Ukraine. And: The White House is encouraged by signs inflation may be easing but sobered by the reality that divided government means most Biden priorities will be head on arrival.
Nov 18, 2022
Inside Politics update for November 17, 2022 CNN Inside Politics
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Nov 17, 2022
Tragic turn in Russia's war against Ukraine CNN Inside Politics
We learned today that it's likely Ukraine fired the missile that crossed into Poland, killing two. But NATO's leader says blame ultimately falls on Russia. CNN's reporters worldwide bring you the latest on this still-developing story. Plus: Rick Scott says Mitch McConnell is to blame for the GOP's midterm debacle and mounts a challenge to the Republican leader. And: Donald Trump begins his next campaign for the White House just as he ended his presidency: with a whole lot of inaccuracy.
Nov 16, 2022
2020 election denier in denial again CNN Inside Politics
Republican Kari Lake, who CNN now projects to lose to Democrat Katie Hobbs in Arizona's governor race, responds in true election denier fashion, calling the results b.s. Plus: On the brink of capturing control of the House, Republicans are in a very nasty fight over who should take the speaker's gavel. And: Donald Trump prepares to announce a third presidential run as new reporting details how he weaponized the IRS, raked in money from foreign dictators and remains the subject of multiple investigations.
Nov 15, 2022
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