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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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Inside Politics update for January 27, 2023 CNN Inside Politics
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Jan 27, 2023
Criminal charges expected in Tyre Nichols case CNN Inside Politics
A source close to the investigation into the beating and death of 29-year-old Black motorist Tyre Nichols tells CNN the DA will announce criminal charges today. In fact, a lawyer for one of the officers says his client has already been indicted and has surrendered. Plus: New data released today show the economy growing faster than expected, suggesting a recession is not inevitable. And: A brand new CNN poll shows Americans think leaders in Washington -- especially House Republicans -- are out of touch.
Jan 26, 2023
A major shift on the Ukraine battlefield CNN Inside Politics
Germany reverses course and promises 14 Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, and President Biden pledges to add 31 Abrams tanks to the package, prompting a dramatic warning from Russia. Plus: The Biden's allies see a classified discovery at Mike Pence's house as a political gift to defuse a three-week-long White Wouse crisis. And: House Speaker Kevin McCarthy refuses to seat a pair of Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee.
Jan 25, 2023
Classified docs discovered at Mike Pence's home CNN Inside Politics
Just moments after today's show begins, a source tells CNN that roughly a dozen government documents were uncovered during a search last week at the Indiana home of former VP Mike Pence. CNN special correspondent Jamie Gangel walks us through what we know so far. 
Also on today's show: The latest details on yet another mass shooting, and the Senate puts Ticketmaster under oath after a Taylor Swift ticket debacle stirs bad blood.
Jan 24, 2023
An American horror story in California CNN Inside Politics
A Lunar New Year celebration turns into a nightmare in Monterey Park, California, as a 72-year-old suspected gunman kills 10 people before taking his own life. Plus: A 13-hour FBI search turns up more classified documents at Joe Biden's Delaware home. And: White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain announces his exit.
Jan 23, 2023
At least 10 dead in California mass shooting CNN Inside Politics
At least ten people were killed in a mass shooting inside a dance studio near Los Angeles. CNN’s Camila Bernal tells us what is known so far about the investigation and the suspect. 
And, six more documents with classified markings were found at President Biden’s Delaware home on Friday. 
Plus, after dodging the press for days, congressman George Santos is back in his home state of New York and is facing another week of intense scrutiny. 
Next up, Republicans are demanding spending cuts in ex...Show morechange for raising the debt ceiling. Finally, Florida governor Ron DeSantis is making headlines for waging culture wars, from his attack on Covid-19 vaccines to banning an AP African American studies course in high schools.
On today’s panel: POLITICO’s Jonathan Martin, Amy Walter from The Cook Political Report, CNN’s Paula Reid, and NPR’s Tamara Keith.
Jan 22, 2023
A secret meeting in Kyiv CNN Inside Politics
The top American spy covertly travels to Ukraine to share what the United States knows about Russia's spring battle plan. The CIA briefing comes as allies meet today to discuss new military aid and Ukraine pleads for tanks. Plus: The new special counsel is just getting started, but President Biden claims "there's no there there." And: Nikki Haley comes oh so close to announcing her 2024 presidential run.
Jan 20, 2023
Alec Baldwin lawyers: 'Terrible miscarriage of justice' CNN Inside Politics
Alec Baldwin is staring down two involuntary manslaughter charges for the fatal shooting of "Rust" cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in 2021. Plus: Brand-new CNN reporting indicates questions about classified material and a special counsel investigation will not alter Joe Biden's 2024 campaign launch. And: A homeless veteran accuses George Santos of swindling money from a GoFundMe intended to pay for a dying dog 's lifesaving surgery.
Jan 19, 2023
Tragedy in Ukraine CNN Inside Politics
A helicopter tumbles out of the sky in a Kyiv suburb, killing a child and the most senior member of Ukraine's government to die in this war. Plus: The new Republican majority rewards misfits and liars with key policy role, including a swindler, firebrand and provocateur who defended Kanye. And: A CNN investigation finds Joe Biden's son and brothers cashed in on the family name.
Jan 18, 2023
Joe Biden is mad ... and it's his own fault CNN Inside Politics
New CNN reporting paints a portrait of a frustrated president, annoyed at how multiple disclosures of classified documents where they do not belong has swallowed up a string of White House successes. Plus: New CNN reporting spotlights the momentum and the maneuvering inside the House GOP effort to impeach the homeland security chief. And: Police arrest a former Republican candidate in New Mexico, saying he say he paid cash, gave gunmen addresses, even pulled the trigger in a scheme targeting the homes of elected Democrats.
Jan 17, 2023
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