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State of America is a daily news program on CNN International hosted by Kate Bolduan that tells the inside story of the new Trump presidency and how it will impact the world. The program is designed to be the prime destination for international audiences looking for an intelligent, informed and unbiased look at the American political system. State of America airs weekdays at 2:30pm Eastern/8:30pm Central European Time on CNN International.

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State of America is a daily news program on CNN International hosted by Kate Bolduan that tells the inside story of the new Trump presidency and how it will impact the world. The program is designed to be the prime destination for international audiences looking for an intelligent, informed and unbiased look at the American political system. State of America airs weekdays at 2:30pm Eastern/8:30pm Central European Time on CNN International.

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Great Pod

By MidnightN7 - Sep 15 2017
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Keep up the great journalism, Kate!

I like her style

By Totony 0607 - Jul 09 2017
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I enjoy listen to her point of view. Good job

iTunes Ratings

171 Ratings
Average Ratings
92
12
6
8
53

Great Pod

By MidnightN7 - Sep 15 2017
Read more
Keep up the great journalism, Kate!

I like her style

By Totony 0607 - Jul 09 2017
Read more
I enjoy listen to her point of view. Good job
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State of America

Latest release on Aug 23, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 14 days ago

Rank #1: Trump's 10,000 Lies

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President Trump hits a milestone, but not one that anyone wants to hit.
But at this point, do voters even care?
Plus, Democrats have a front-runner and he's already feeling the heat.

May 03 2019

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Rank #2: Is Trump still #winning?

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Despite a week of headlines showing migrant children in cages at the border, President Trump maintains support. Plus, is civility in U.S. politics officially dead? And who killed it? Join us on the podcast.

Jun 25 2018

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Rank #3: Trump threatens Mexico with tariffs over immigration

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President Trump takes aim at Mexico.
Republicans take aim at Trump.
And can Democrats win with Biden?
Join us... on State of America

Jun 07 2019

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Rank #4: 2020 Field Grows and Pres. Trump Declares a National Emergency

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Former governor Bill Weld takes a step toward challenging President Trump in 2020 as a Republican, while the Democratic 2020 field tries to hash out the issues. Meanwhile, President Trump declares a national emergency to get his border wall.

Feb 15 2019

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Rank #5: Trump lashes out ... in front of cameras

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Donald Trump is reportedly fuming about the FBI raid on the office of his longtime personal attorney. What's the FBI after? And will it be a turning point for the angry president? Kate's back, join us on the podcast!

Apr 10 2018

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Rank #6: Meet the 2020 Democrats

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We may have just begun 2019, but the race for 2020 is already in full swing. Meet the Democrats who say they're ready to take on Donald Trump... and become America's next president. Join Kate Bolduan on this week's State of America podcast.

Jan 25 2019

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Rank #7: Confusion over Trump's Syria Policy

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U.S. foreign policy toward Syria ... what is it exactly?
It's a question now more than ever in the Trump Administration.
Are American troops pulling out or staying put?
Even the president doesn't seem to know.

Jan 11 2019

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Rank #8: Talks on... off... now on... again?

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As U.S. officials touch down in the DMZ and Singapore, President Trump says "nothing has changed" - and his June 12th meeting with Kim Jong Un is going ahead. And a jaw dropper from the Trump administration, which says it has lost track of nearly 1,500 immigrant children. Join John Avlon and the panel.

May 28 2018

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Rank #9: Trump's as mad as ever

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President Donald Trump warns Russia (via a tweet of course) that it should "get ready" for a missile strike on Syria. And Russia responds with a warning of its own. Plus, a stunning announcement on Capitol Hill. Join Kate and the panel for a smart discussion.

Apr 11 2018

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Rank #10: "Once in a lifetime opportunity" ... maybe

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America's top diplomat calls it a "once in a lifetime opportunity to change the course of the world." But forget total denuclearization, we're still not even sure the summit between North Korea and the U.S. will happen. Join us on the podcast!

May 31 2018

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Rank #11: Trump ups ante on China, roils U.S. markets

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Wall Street takes another plunge, as President Trump threatens to slap China with an additional $100B in tariffs. And the President praises Scott Pruitt as a good man who is doing a fantastic job - words that have been the kiss of death for everyone from Reince Priebus to Rex Tillerson. Join John Avlon and the panel.

Apr 06 2018

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Rank #12: U.S. markets rattled as China retaliates

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President Trump insists the U.S. and China are not locked in a trade war, even as China hits back with tariffs of its own. And Robert Mueller says that while Trump isn't a target in his Russia investigation, he's more than a witness. Join John Avlon and the panel.

Apr 04 2018

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Rank #13: U.S. boots on the border?

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President Trump orders the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border but the White House can't say how many troops will be deployed - and one governor says she won't comply. Plus, Scott Pruitt defies John Kelly and goes on a media blitz, as sources say the embattled EPA administrator is on thin ice with his boss. Join John Avlon and the panel.

Apr 05 2018

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Rank #14: Problem solved? Maybe not.

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A day after signing an executive order he claimed would end separation of immigrant families, President Trump does another about face - and says his order is limited. Plus, Melania Trump's surprise visit to a Texas detention center. Join Kate on today's podcast.

Jun 21 2018

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Rank #15: Trump's revolving door

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Who's in and who's out? These days in the Trump White House, it's more about who's out.
Hear why that's concerning even top Republicans now.
Join Kate Bolduan and the panel on this week's State of America.

Apr 12 2019

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Rank #16: Trump promises a decision on Syria soon

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President Donald Trump condemns the chemical weapons attack in Syria and says a decision on U.S. action would be made over the next 24-48 hours. Kate Bolduan is back.. so Join Kate and panel.

Apr 09 2018

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Rank #17: Trump & Kim ... back on?

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President Trump leaves the door open to a summit with Kim Jong Un, just 24 hours after abruptly canceling the meeting. And lawmakers say they learned nothing new from that classified intel briefing despite the President's unproven claims of an FBI spy in his campaign. Join Kate and the panel.

May 25 2018

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Rank #18: No go on NoKo

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It's a no go on NoKo as Trump scraps his planned summit with Kim Kong Un. Plus, will lawmakers learn anything new on Trump's alleged "#spy" after not one, but two, top secret briefings? Join us on today's State of America!

May 24 2018

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Rank #19: Heated exchanges in the West Wing

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Sources tell CNN a furious President Trump berated his Homeland Security Secretary during a cabinet meeting. And that's not the only trouble... White House aide Kelly Sadler faces backlash for something she said about John McCain. Join Kate and the panel.

May 11 2018

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Rank #20: Trump escapes Washington as Mueller eyes ex-aide

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President Trump retreats to Mar-a-Lago, as Bob Mueller presses his former deputy campaign manager in his probe into possible collusion with Russia. And White House officials say they are trying to "figure out" the president's Syria policy after he says the U.S. will leave the war-torn country soon. Join Manu Raju and the panel.

Mar 30 2018

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