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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.
- Sunday, September 27: Trump nominates Barrett to Supreme CourtPresident Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat, cementing the Court's 6-3 conservative majority. Republicans say they have the votes to confirm her before Election Day-- and before the Court hears arguments over the Affordable Care Act.
And, coronavirus cases are still climbing as doctors warn Americans to brace for the fall and winter months.
Plus, Pennsylvania's Lt. Gov. John Fetterman pushes back on President Trump's attacks on...Show more mail-in ballots in the crucial battleground state.
On today's show: CNN's Joan Biskupic and Seung Min Kim of the Washington Post; Brown University School of Public Health Dean Dr. Ashish Shah and Dr. Megan Ranney of Brown University; former Democratic Governor Deval Patrick and former Republican Senator Rick Santorum; Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman.
See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.Sep 27, 2020
- Sunday, September 20: Remembering Justice Ginsburg's life and legacySupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. A look at her legal-- and cultural-- legacy as the second woman to serve on the high court, and as a champion for gender equality.
Plus, as President Trump looks to nominate his third Supreme Court justice, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin says the pick could threaten the future of the Affordable Care Act.
And, coronavirus cases are rising in 31 states and President Trump says a vaccine will be ready by April. But, some health experts are p...Show moreushing back on that timeline.
See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.Sep 20, 2020
- Sunday, September 13: Trump defends his decision to downplay coronavirusPresident Trump pushes back on criticism that he was slow to respond to the coronavirus at the start of the pandemic, as experts warn of a "deadly December."
Plus, Pennsylvania voters set a record for mail-in ballots requested, and Democratic Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan says she's worried the President is raising doubts on November's election results.
And, as infections rise on college campuses across the country, the University of Arizona is betting on a unique way to keep its students...Show more healthy--wastewater coronavirus detection.
On today's show: Brown University School of Public Health Dean Dr. Ashish Shah and Dr. Megan Ranney of Brown University; The New York Times' Maggie Haberman and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report; Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D) Pennsylvania; Republican Pollster Ed Goeas and Democratic Pollster Margie Omero; University of Arizona President Dr. Robert Robbins.
See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.Sep 13, 2020
- Sunday, September 6: Trump's character back in focus with 8 weeks until Election DayVeterans and political opponents slam the President after reports that he has repeatedly denigrated U.S. soldiers killed or wounded in action.
Plus, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other experts beg Americans to wear masks and follow social distancing rules to avoid a post-Labor Day spike in coronavirus cases.
And as the Trump campaign zeroes in on a law and order message, a new CNN poll shows that Americans are far more worried about the pandemic and the economy than they are about crime.
On tod...Show moreay's show: Brown University School of Public Health Dean Dr. Ashish Shah and Dr. Megan Ranney of Brown University; Lisa Lerer of the New York Times and the Washington Post's Toluse Olorunnipa; Jonathan Martin of the New York Times; Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and North Carolina Board of Elections Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell; Executive Associate Dean at Emory University School of Medicine Dr. Carlos Del Rio.
See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.Sep 6, 2020
- Sunday August 30, 2020: Calls for Racial Justice and Spikes of Violence from Portland to Kenosha to WashingtonA man is shot dead in Portland, Oregon after Trump supporters clashed with pro-Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon. Meanwhile, the President says he'll visit Kenosha, Wisconsin -- the site of the latest police violence flashpoint -- this week.
Plus, criticism after the CDC changes its coronavirus testing guidelines.
And how college students are adjusting to a new semester as universities try to reopen, even as the coronavirus infects thousands of students across the country....Show more
On today's show: CNN's Jeff Zeleny and Vivian Salama and Maggie Haberman of the New York Times; former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg; Wisconsin Lt. Gov Mandela Barnes; Turner Sports NBA analyst Chris Webber.
See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.Aug 30, 2020
- Sunday August 23, 2020: On eve of GOP convention, Trump's sister heard on tape calling him "cruel"As the President gears up for this week's Republican National Convention, his older sister Maryanne Trump Barry was secretly recorded calling her brother a liar with "no principles."
Plus, a look back at last week's all-virtual Democratic Convention.
And can the states handle a record number of Americans voting by mail in the November election?
On today's show: CNN's Kaitlan Collins and Toluse Olorunnipa of the Washington Post; Dr. Ashish Jha of the Harvard Global Health Institute ...Show moreand Dr. Megan Ranney of Brown University; Jonathon Martin of the New York Times and Laura Barron Lopez of POLITICO; Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson; Penn State professor Sarah Townsend.
See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.Aug 23, 2020
- Sunday, August 16, 2020: Biden's VP Pick Makes HistorySeven months into the pandemic, the case count remains high and testing is still a problem.
Plus, President Trump admits to blocking funds for the U.S. Postal Service to hamstring mail-in voting efforts.
And with the Democratic National Convention on the horizon, a historic VP pick helps boost Biden’s campaign.
On today’s show: Dr. Ashish Jha of the Harvard Global Health Institute; Dr. Megan Ranney of Brown University and CNN’s Sanjay Gupta; Astead Herndon of the New York Times and Tari...Show moreni Parti of the Wall Street Journal; Amber McReynolds of the National Vote at Home Institute and Jessica Huseman of ProPublica.Aug 16, 2020
- Sunday, August 9, 2020: Congressional Coronavirus Talks Reach StalematePresident Trump takes executive action after stimulus talks breakdown. And as more schools report coronavirus cases, parents and teachers are faced with difficult decisions. Whitmer's number two and his next door neighbor weighs in on the veepstakes. Plus, a progressive scores an upset victory in Missouri—and hope that Joe Biden is listening.Aug 9, 2020
- Sunday, August 2, 2020: Trump Floats Delaying The ElectionThe President continues his attacks on mail-in voting -- and even muses about delaying the election.
Plus, the coronavirus death toll crosses 150,000 -- and even as new cases plateau in hard-hit states like Texas and Florida, they're rising across the Midwest.
And Joe Biden's search for a running mate enters the home stretch.
On today’s show: Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Former Utah Congresswoman Mia Love; Dr. Ashish Jha of the Harvard Global Health Institute and Dr. Mega...Show moren Ranney of Brown University; CNN’s David Axelrod and Former Executive Director and Counsel to the Congressional Black Caucus Angela Rye; Executive Director of Education Trust-West Elisha Smith Arrillaga; and CNN’s Coy Wire.Aug 2, 2020
- Sunday, July 26, 2020: Two Big Numbers: 4 Million Coronavirus Cases, 100 Days Until the ElectionWith 100 days until Election Day, new CNN polling out this morning spells trouble for President Trump's re-election hopes in the battleground states of Arizona, Florida, and Michigan.
Plus, the U.S. marks yet another grim milestone in the pandemic crisis -- 4 million confirmed cases, and soon to be 150,000 deaths. Why weren't U.S. leaders better prepared for this summer surge?
On today’s show: Maggie Haberman of the New York Times and Toluse Olorunnipa of the Washington Post; Dr. Ashish J...Show moreha of the Harvard Global Health Institute and Dr. Megan Ranney of Brown University; CNN’s David Axelrod; Emergency Room Physician Dr. Leanna Wen of the George Washington University School of Public Health; and Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics
Jul 26, 2020