State of the Union

State of the Union

State of the Union

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Hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper and Dana Bash, State of the Union features interviews with top newsmakers on politics and policy—covering Washington, the country, and the world.
  1. June 26, 2022
    43 min
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    Interviews with: Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson
    First, Jake goes one-on-one with Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on what the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade will mean for her state, whether Biden is doing enough on abortion rights,…
  2. June 19, 2022
    40 min
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    Interviews with: Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Fred Upton, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee
    First, as the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol enters its third week of hearings, committee member Rep. Adam Schiff tells Dana Bash that this week's hearings will reveal…
  3. June 12, 2022
    50 min
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    Interviews with: Rep. Jamie Raskin, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Chris Jacobs, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, former Rep. Gabby Giffords.
    First, Dana asks Congressman Jamie Raskin if the January 6th select committee can prove Donald Trump knew he lost the 2020 election while he publicly claimed victory. After, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins…
  4. June 05, 2022
    42 min
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    Interviews with: Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, Former Republican Rep. Denver Riggleman.
    First, Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy tells Jake the Senate is "closer than ever before" to passing new gun legislation but cautions, "Let's see if we land it." Next, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says the Bid…
  5. May 29, 2022
    49 min
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    Interviews with: Texas State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, Sen. Dick Durbin, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, Rep. Adam Kinzinger
    First, Dana interviews Uvalde State Sen. Roland Gutierrez about law enforcement waiting over an hour to breach the classroom at Robb Elementary School, whether the delay may have cost lives, and Gutierrez confr…
  6. May 22, 2022
    39 min
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    Interviews with White House Economic Adviser Brian Deese, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and Democratic Candidate for Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro
    First, after the S&P 500 briefly fell into bear market territory last week, Dana presses White House Director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese on whether the United States is headed towards a recess…
  7. May 15, 2022
    48 min
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    Interviews with: Gov. Kathy Hochul, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Gov. Pete Ricketts, Finland President Sauli Niinistö.
    First, Dana speaks with New York Governor Kathy Hochul after 10 people were fatally shot in a Buffalo supermarket by a gunman espousing white supremacist beliefs. Then, Dana asks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelo…
  8. May 08, 2022
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    Interviews with: Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield.
    First, Jake goes one-on-one with GOP Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves about the so-called "trigger law" in his state that would ban all abortions, except in cases of rape or to save the mother's life, if Roe v.…
  9. May 01, 2022
    38 min
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    Interviews with: Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson
    First, Dana goes one-on-one with Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. They discuss the pandemic border rule that has divided Democrats as the U.S. prepares for a possible migrant surge, the role of t…
  10. April 24, 2022
    43 min
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    Interviews with: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Victoria Spartz, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha
    First, with inflation above 8%, Dana presses Sen. Elizabeth Warren on whether America could face a recession. Warren also weighs in on what Democrats need to do if they hope to stand a chance in the midterm ele…
  11. April 17, 2022
    38 min
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    Interview with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Dave Matthews performs a song to support refugees
    In an exclusive interview, Jake sits down with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to cover a wide range of issues, including the sinking of one of Vladimir Putin’s premier naval ships, whether Zelensky thi…
  12. April 10, 2022
    49 min
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    Interviews with: National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, Rep. Liz Cheney, former CIA Director General David Petraeus, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Global Citizen CEO Hugh Evans
    As the world expresses horror at Russia's indiscriminate attacks on Ukraine, and demands for justice grow, President Biden says the US will "ratchet up the pain" for Vladimir Putin. But can Russia's leader be s…
  13. April 03, 2022
    41 min
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    Interviews with: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken; NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg; Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan; Ukrainian Parliament Member Anastasia Radina
    First, Dana speaks with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken about Putin’s change in military strategy, as Russian forces pull back from Kyiv. With Russia leaving behind evidence of civilian executions and ma…
  14. March 27, 2022
    1 hr 28 min
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    Interviews with: Amb. to NATO Julianne Smith, Sen. Jim Risch, Sen. Cory Booker, Chef José Andrés, Ukrainian Amb. to the U.S. Oksana Markarova, Sen. Mark Warner, Rep. Michael McCaul.
    President Biden made international headlines this week when he went off-script during a speech in Poland, suggesting support for a regime change in Russia. Fresh off the NATO summit in Brussels, U.S. Ambassador…
  15. March 20, 2022
    52 min
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    Interviews with: US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Polish Ambassador Marek Magierowski, Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Former CIA Director General David Petraeus, The New Yorker Editor David Remnick and Staff Writer Masha Gessen
    First, Jake checks in with Senior International Correspondent Ivan Watson, who is live in Ukraine, about Russia's increased attacks on civilian areas. Then, US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Gree…
  16. March 13, 2022
    1 hr 10 min
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    Interviews with: National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, Sen. Rob Portman, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, Latvia President Egils Levits
    First: Putin's forces strike a Ukrainian base just miles from the border with Poland. With millions of Ukrainians fleeing the violence, what is the US prepared to do to stop the killing? We ask National Securit…
  17. February 27, 2022
    1 hr 18 min
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    Interviews with: US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Republican Sen. Mitt Romney, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Ukrainian Ambassador to the US Oksana Markarova, Judiciary Chairman Sen. Dick Durbin.
    First, Dana checks in with CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward, who is live in Ukraine, about the latest reports on the ground. Then, US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield…
  18. February 20, 2022
    42 min
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    Interviews with: Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Finland President Sauli Niinistö, and Colorado Gov. Jared Polis
    First, Dana speaks with Secretary of State Antony Blinken about whether Russia's plan to invade Ukraine is already in motion, after a series of alleged false flag incidents in Eastern Ukraine and Russia's annou…
  19. February 13, 2022
    40 min
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    Interviews with: National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan
    First: As Russian troops close in around Ukraine, the White House says an attack could happen any day now and that Americans need to get out now. Can war still be averted? Jake Tapper asks National Security Adv…

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