July 27th, 2014
10:17 AM ET
30 minutes ago

The ‘Inside Politics' Forecast: The White House loves the GOP lawsuit

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

WASHINGTON (CNN) – It is 100 days until the 2014 midterm election, so no surprise our trip around the Inside Politics table this Sunday delivered some fun campaign nuggets. But we didn’t ignore 2016 entirely.

1. Yes, the Obama White House loves the GOP lawsuit

That’s right, Julie Pace of The Associated Press talked about a rare bipartisan agreement in Washington: the sense in both parties believe that the House GOP plan to sue the president is a political plus.

Say what? In a nutshell, House Republicans see it as a way to go home to their red districts and promise they are standing up to the president, while the White House and fellow Democrats see a huge opening to question GOP priorities and gin up Democratic fund-raising in the process.

“They are going to be hammering this point: that there is one week left in this congressional session and this is what Republicans are focused on,” said Pace. FULL POST


Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Chris Christie • Deval Patrick • House Republicans • Inside Politics
July 20th, 2014
09:52 AM ET
1 week ago

The ‘Inside Politics’ Forecast: Adelson’s $100 million dollar bet?

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Big 2014 midterm races and calculations, and a 2016 wrinkle or two, filled a trip around our Inside Politics table to close this Sunday's program.

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July 17th, 2014
11:04 AM ET
2 weeks ago

George W. Bush's stand-in? Hillary Clinton

(CNN) – After former President George W. Bush had to cancel an upcoming speech at a conference because of knee surgery, Hillary Clinton has agreed to speak instead.

Politico's Maggie Haberman, who's also a political analyst for CNN, reports that Clinton will speak at the Ameriprise Financial conference in Boston next week as Bush recovers from a second partial knee replacement surgey he had last weekend in Chicago. He had surgery on this other knee in May.

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July 6th, 2014
08:47 AM ET
3 weeks ago

The ‘Inside Politics’ Forecast: Hillary Clinton’s European road test

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

Washington (CNN) – This week’s final trip around the "Inside Politics" table unearthed some glimmers of Democratic hope this midterm election year, a potential replay of sorts in Kansas and a glimpse at Hillary Clinton’s hopes for the Europe leg of her book tour.

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Filed under: Inside Politics
June 29th, 2014
09:00 AM ET
4 weeks ago

The 'Inside Politics' Forecast: The next Chamber of Commerce target

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

1. The next Chamber of Commerce target

The Chamber of Commerce spent big to help Sen. Thad Cochran in the runoff, including paying for an ad featuring Mississippi hero Brett Favre urging a vote for the GOP incumbent.

That investment paid off with a Cochran win. And more.

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Filed under: Chamber of Commerce • Chris McDaniel • Economy • Inside Politics • Iraq • Thad Cochran
June 22nd, 2014
09:09 AM ET
1 month ago

The "Inside Politics" Forecast: Obama tries to change the subject… again

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

Washington (CNN) – A déjà vu moment for the Obama White House and a number of interesting 2014 election dynamics closed our Sunday Inside Politics discussion. And don’t forget about Mitt Romney. Or was that DO forget about Mitt Romney?

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Filed under: Inside Politics • Iraq • Obama administration • Syria
June 15th, 2014
09:00 AM ET
1 month ago

The ‘Inside Politics’ Forecast: Christie’s New Hampshire 2016 message

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

Washington (CNN) – Lessons from our trip around the "Inside Politics" table this Sunday: new challenges for two governors who also happen to be 2016 presidential prospects, a California court case that could reverberate in your school district and a Tennessee tea party test.

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Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Chris Christie • Education • Inside Politics • Lamar Alexander • Same-sex marriage • Scott Walker • Tea Party
June 8th, 2014
09:12 AM ET
2 months ago

The 'Inside Politics' Forecast: A big, big decision week in Mississippi

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

Washington (CNN) - An angry GOP Senate leader, a worry of an “ultra-liberal” Hillary Clinton, and a new savior for the California Republican Party? All part of this week’s trip around the ‘Inside Politics’ table to share nuggets from our reporters’ notebooks.

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Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Inside Politics
June 1st, 2014
09:01 AM ET
2 months ago

The "Inside Politics" Forecast: Is the U.S. Border Patrol the next Administration flashpoint?

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

1. THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION FLASHPOINT

The Veterans Affairs crisis ended this week in the resignation of General Shinseki, but Steve Inskeep of NPR says the next agency to come under scrutiny might be Homeland Security.

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Filed under: Afghanistan • Inside Politics • Mitch McConnell • Russia • Veterans Affairs
May 25th, 2014
09:58 AM ET
2 months ago

The 'Inside Politics' Forecast: I like Texas, ain't it fine here?

CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead.

In this week’s Inside Politics forecast: A little campaign triage, a few interesting races to watch in the week ahead and Peter Hamby’s uncanny ability to connect political reporting with a good meal.

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Filed under: Inside Politics
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