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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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The State of New York vs. Donald J. Trump CNN Inside Politics
A Manhattan grand jury makes history, charging Donald Trump with more than 30 counts connected to a hush money coverup of his alleged affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels. All those details are still under seal. But Republicans aren't waiting on the facts, instead rushing to defend the former president. We have it all covered from multiple angles on today's show.
Mar 31, 2023
White House condemns Russia for detaining journalist CNN Inside Politics
Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich remains in Russian custody after Vladimir Putin's government accuses him of spying. Plus: Nine servicemembers are dead after two Blackhawk helicopters crash in Kentucky. And: Tempers flare as lawmakers literally shout at one another on Capitol Hill over the Nashville shooting.
Mar 30, 2023
New info on school shooter CNN Inside Politics
While we still have no apparent motive for the mass school shooting in Nashville, police have shared new details about the shooter who murdered six people. 
Plus: The special counsel investigating Donald Trump wins a courtroom fight to force Mike Pence to go under oath. 
And: Chris Christie says never again to Donald Trump and tells New Hampshire voters that he's the one who can go toe to toe with the former president.
Mar 29, 2023
14 minutes of calculated terror CNN Inside Politics
New police body camera footage shows us a room-by-room hunt for the Nashville school shooter. Plus: Brand new CNN reporting on how Donald Trump is keeping tabs on the Republicans who want to drag the Manhattan DA before Congress. And: CNN digs into the archives and uncovers Senator Joe Biden siding with Republicans on Social Security and Medicare.
Mar 28, 2023
Protests, strikes erupt in Israel CNN Inside Politics
Israel's largest trade union announces "historic" strike, shutting down transportation, universities, restaurants and retailers as demonstrators take to the streets to protest a dramatic government overhaul. 
Plus: Donald Trump makes his 2024 message all about his legal troubles while warning of dark forces trying to stop him. 
And: Twisters terrorize the south, steamrolling through towns and leaving nothing but piles of bricks ... and heartbreak.
Mar 27, 2023
Trump attacks prosecutors as criminal probes speed up CNN Inside Politics
Trump posts, then deletes a story with a graphic of him holding a baseball bat next to a picture of the Manhattan DA, and at his first 2024 rally, warns of dark consequences if he's indicted.Plus, is time up for TikTok? The App’s CEO endured a bipartisan pile-on in Congress this week, where he stated he’d seen “no evidence” that the Chinese government has access to user’s data.And, low blows: why Kirsten Sinema is trashing her one-time Democratic allies, and why she isn’t leaving room for Jell-o...Show more.On today’s panel: Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe, CNN Legal Analyst Elliot Williams, CNN Senior Crime and Justice Reporter Katelyn Polantz, Axios Senior Contributor Margaret Talev, CNN White House Correspondent Jeremy Diamond, The Dispatch’s Jonah Goldberg, The Washington Post’s Rhonda Covin.Hosted by Abby Phillip.
Mar 26, 2023
Fire, smoke and a new Middle East flashpoint CNN Inside Politics
The United States retaliates with airstrikes that after a suspected Iranian kamikaze drone kills an American contractor inside Syria. Plus: While a Trump lawyer testifies in front of a federal grand jury in the classified documents case, the former president calls the Manhattan prosecutor a degenerate and recklessly warns of death and destruction if he's charged with a crime. And: President Biden meets with Justin Trudeau as the US and Canada strike a new deal to slow a growing migrant surge.
Mar 24, 2023
TikTok goes to Washington CNN Inside Politics
Today Capitol Hill's main event pits viral videos versus national security, as TikTok CEO Shou Chew tries to convince a skeptical Congress to say no to a ban by promising to put data from 150 million Americans under lock and key. 
Plus: A big legal loss for Donald Trump in Washington, where a judge orders his lawyer to answer more questions about classified documents. 
And: In a new interview, the Florida governor gives a very different answer about the war in Ukraine.
Mar 23, 2023
Two courts, two legal migraines for Donald Trump CNN Inside Politics
In New York, a grand jury weighs charging the former president for steering money to Stormy Daniels. In Washington, a consequential secret ruling from a federal judge agreeing with the special counsel prosecutors that there is evidence Trump used his attorneys to commit crimes. 
Plus: As we await today's Fed interest rate decision, Democratic senators are demanding Fed action to corral regional banks they blame for pushing the economy to the brink. 
And: In a new interview, Ron DeSantis labels himself a no-drama winner and laughs off a Trump nickname.
Mar 22, 2023
Is it a when or if? CNN Inside Politics
A New York grand jury weighs whether to indict Donald Trump in a hush money scheme involving Stormy Daniels. Law enforcement in New York and Washington are on alert for possible protests. Plus: A handshake watched around the globe. The highly choreographed moment by Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin sends a defiant message to the United States and to the west. And: President Biden takes out his veto pen for the first time.
Mar 22, 2023
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