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Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

June 27th, 2011
09:30 PM ET

Who the heck is Huntsman?

Mistaking Huntsman for a half-naked former Congressman, Jeanne Moos reports on the incognito candidate for president.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Jeanne Moos • Jon Huntsman
June 27th, 2011
07:50 PM ET

Violent video games an American right?

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin breaks down the Supreme Court's ruling on violent video games and how free speech influenced it.

RELATED: California ban on sale of 'violent' video games to children rejected


Filed under: Jeffrey Toobin • Supreme Court • Video games
June 27th, 2011
07:47 PM ET

Flood threatens U.S. nuclear plant

Managers at Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station in Nebraska are concerned floods could trigger a disaster similar to the one in Japan. CNN's Brian Todd reports from Nebraska.

RELATED: NRC chairman to visit Nebraska nuclear plant surrounded by water

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BLITZER'S BLOG: U.S. spends billions but will Iran win?
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai gather in Tehran, Iran on Saturday, June 25.
June 27th, 2011
03:03 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: U.S. spends billions but will Iran win?

(CNN) – The story in “The Wall Street Journal” is disturbing. The headline: “Iran Woos U.S. Allies as Troops Withdraw.”

It notes that Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is aggressively moving to cement ties with the leaders of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq and clearly scoring points – at the expense of the U.S.

In recent days, Hamid Karzai, Asif Ali Zardari and Jalal Talabani went to Tehran as part of a continuing effort to improve their respective ties with the Iranian regime.
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Filed under: Iran • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad • Wolf Blitzer
June 27th, 2011
12:20 PM ET

What Wolf's reading: Monday, June 27, 2011

Each day, Wolf Blitzer scours several news sources to stay on top of the day's most important stories. Below are some of his top recommended reads for today. Tune in from 5- 7 PM on CNN for the latest on these stories and more.

CNN: Obama intervenes in deficit talks as positions stiffen
President Barack Obama will meet with Senate Democratic and Republican leaders on Monday to keep the negotiations going on a possible deficit reduction deal. The session comes after talks led by Vice President Joe Biden concluded last week without an agreement and as congressional leaders hardened their positions, making a possible compromise more difficult.
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