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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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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.

    Headline: Sunday, January 10: House Democrats eye impeachment after pro-Trump mob attacks Capitol

    Headline: Sunday, January 10: House Democrats eye impeachment after pro-Trump mob attacks Capitol

    President Trump is facing bipartisan calls for his resignation after he incited a riot at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday that led to 5 deaths, including a Capitol Police officer. Now, with a week and a half until President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, Trump may face a fast-tracked, second impeachment.

    Plus, two freshman lawmakers from opposite ends of the aisle reflect on their harrowing first week in Washington and what Congress should focus on as it moves forward.

    And, in response to skyrocketing coronavirus cases and deaths, Biden says he will expedite vaccinations when he takes office.

    On today's show: CNN's Kaitlan Collins and Phil Mattingly and Jonathan Martin of the New York Times; Democratic Congressman Mondaire Jones of New York; CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report; South Carolina Republican Rep. Nancy Mace; Brown University School of Public Health Dean Dr. Ashish Shah.

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    • 46 min
    Sunday, January 3: A dozen Senators plan to object to election results

    Sunday, January 3: A dozen Senators plan to object to election results

    11 GOP Senators have joined Missouri's Josh Hawley in saying they intend to object to some states' electoral college votes when the Senate meets on Wednesday. They're joined by in this futile effort by more than 100 House Republicans, despite no credible evidence of any fraud in the presidential election.

    Plus, all eyes on Georgia as Tuesday's two runoff races could determine which party controls the Senate.

    And, outgoing Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee reflects on his 16-year Senate career, how President Trump has changed the GOP, and says his party should "respect the result" of the election.

    On today's show: Julie Davis of the New York Times and the Washington Post's Seung Min Kim; Former Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leanna Wen and Executive Director of the American Public Health Association Dr. Georges Benjamin; Astead Herndon of the New York Times and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Patricia Murphy; Time Magazine's Molly Ball; outgoing Senator Lamar Alexander R-Tenn.

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    Sunday, December 27: President Trump refuses to sign a sweeping coronavirus relief and government spending bill

    Sunday, December 27: President Trump refuses to sign a sweeping coronavirus relief and government spending bill

    12 million Americans have lost their unemployment benefits, eviction moratoriums are set to expire at the end of the year, and the government could shut down Monday night as President Trump still has not signed the coronavirus relief and government spending package. Instead, he's focusing his ire on GOP senators who are not backing his ongoing attempts to overturn the election results.

    Plus, a grim Covid-19 milestone -- 1 in 1,000 Americans have died from the disease. Illinois' director of public health details how her state is preparing for a potential post-holiday surge in new cases.

    And, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is set to be the most powerful woman in Washington come January 20. What will her role in the Biden Administration look like?

    On today's show: CNN's Kaitlan Collins and Josh Dawsey of the Washington Post; Politico's Natasha Korecki and Michael Shear of the New York Times; CNN's Natasha Chen and former Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey; Illinois Public Health Director Ngozi Ezike; CNN's Jasmine Wright.

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    • 44 min
    Sunday, December 20: With one month left in office, Trump's focus is on overturning election results

    Sunday, December 20: With one month left in office, Trump's focus is on overturning election results

    In a heated Oval Office meeting Friday evening, President Trump discussed declaring martial law to overturn the election. The ideas were shot down by senior aides, but it's clear the President is still unwilling to accept last month's results.

    Plus, Democratic Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley offers her take on the ongoing Congressional coronavirus economic relief bill negotiations and details what she hopes to see included in the final text.

    And, a second coronavirus vaccine has been approved and will be available as soon as Monday. But doctors urge caution around holiday travel as the U.S. breaks records on cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the last week.

    On today's show: Brown University School of Public Health Dean Dr. Ashish Shah and Dr. Megan Ranney of Brown University; Washington Post's Seung Min Kim and Jonathan Martin of the New York Times; Democratic Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts; Obama Administration Economic Advisor Austan Goolsbee and Trump Administration Economic Advisor Kevin Hassett. 

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    • 43 min
    Sunday, December 13: The first vaccines ship out

    Sunday, December 13: The first vaccines ship out

    In a breaking news hour of Inside Politics, live coverage of the first coronavirus vaccines shipping out from a Pfizer manufacturing plant in Michigan. Nearly 3 million doses of the vaccine will be distributed to all 50 states in the coming days.

    Plus, amid a worsening economic outlook, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says House Democrats may be willing to accept a smaller bipartisan relief package.

    On today's show: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leanna Wen and Dr. Carlos Del Rio, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine; House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer; CNN's Pete Muntean; CNN's Dianne Gallagher; Lisa Lerer of the New York Times.

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    Sunday, December 6: Officials issue lockdowns as the coronavirus surge strains hospitals

    Sunday, December 6: Officials issue lockdowns as the coronavirus surge strains hospitals

    More than 30 million Americans will be under shelter-in-place orders by the end of the weekend, as more cities and counties issue orders to slow down the spread of coronavirus. In just the first week of December more than one million Americans have tested positive for the virus. That, as state health officials prepare to receive and distribute the first vaccine doses as soon as next week.

    Plus, President-elect Joe Biden faces pressure to diversify his cabinet and top White House staff. Senator-elect Ben Ray Lujan makes his case for a Latino to lead the Department of Justice.

    And, Senate control hangs in the balance of two runoff races in Georgia. President Trump held a campaign rally in the state Saturday night urging his supporters to turnout, while questioning the results of his own election.

    On today's show: Dr. Leana Wen of George Washington University and Dr. Megan Ranney of Brown University; North Carolina's Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen; Democratic Senator-Elect Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico; CNN's Jeff Zeleny and Jackie Kucinich of the Daily Beast; Astead Herndon of the New York Times.

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    • 42 min

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