CNN Inside Politics
Each weekday, Dana Bash and a panel of well-sourced reporters bring you the most important political stories of the day. On the weekend, Manu Raju kicks off CNN's Sunday morning political programming with Inside Politics Sunday. Dana and Manu get answers from the people making headlines, explain the political that stories matter, and report on how the news will impact you.
First: New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez and his wife entered pleas of not guilty this morning to federal bribery charges. He's accused of using his influence to help Egypt in exchange for cash, gold bars and a luxury car.
Plus: Seven 2024 White House hopefuls take the stage tonight at Ronald Regan's presidential library in California in the second Republican debate. Notably absent - again - will be front-runner Donald Trump.
And: With just four days remaining to get a deal done, it's still a big question whether Congress can avoid a government shutdown.