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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. read less

Our Editor's Take

Staying informed in the tumultuous American and international political landscape can be difficult. This is why podcasts like CNN Inside Politics are more vital than ever. The show is the podcast version of the longtime CNN TV show. The podcast allows listeners to keep up with politics-related news while going about their day. It explores everything from the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry to the Hunter Biden scandal. Listeners get clear and current political news and events as they unfold.

Dana Bash and Manu Raju joined the storied list of CNN Inside Politics presenters in 2023. Previous hosts included Bernard Shaw, Catherine Crier, and Judy Woodruff. John King hosted the show from 2014 until April 2023, when Dana stepped into the position. Meanwhile, Manu replaced Abby Phillip on the Sunday edition of the TV show. Dana and Manu are charming and experienced hosts. They bring years of reporting experience to the podcast. They have professional poise and hold stimulating discussions.

The show follows an interview and discussion format. Podcast guests include political officeholders and political commentators. These range from members of Congress and governors to world leaders. The Speaker of the House selection and the State of the Union address get an analysis. International affairs, from Ukraine to the Middle East, also receive coverage.

When President Joe Biden visited striking Detroit auto workers, the show updated listeners. The podcast hosts examined how the president's visit was on par with his plans for the country. They highlighted marked differences between his vision and how Trump saw things.

The podcast, much like its parent company, utilizes a global approach to stories. Headline-making news gets proper coverage on the podcast, such as conflicts in the Middle East. Dana, Manu, the reporters, and the guests all contribute to the show's success. New episodes of CNN Inside Politics debut weekdays and Sundays. Episodes average about 40 minutes in length.

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