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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 5-7pm ET on CNN.

September 19th, 2013
08:16 PM ET

Threat of a shutdown fuels GOP tension

CNN's Erin McPike reports on dissension in the Republican Party as the deadline for the government shutdown approaches.


Filed under: Congress • Erin McPike • GOP • Obamacare
September 19th, 2013
08:13 PM ET

GOP's internal debate over a government shutdown

With a government shutdown just days away, Congressional Republicans are fighting among themselves: Some, like Rep. Sean Duffy (WI), will vote to avoid a government shutdown only if Congress defunds Obamacare. Others, such as Rep. Peter King (NY), are calling that tactic a lost cause.


Filed under: Congress • GOP • Government shutdown
September 19th, 2013
07:59 PM ET

Bandit breaks out!

A barricade is no match for this dog– watch as he risks his neck just to escape the kitchen. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the best canine breakouts.


Filed under: Animals • Jeanne Moos
September 19th, 2013
07:56 PM ET

Battle over Obamacare hits the airwaves

Just days before Americans begin to enroll in health insurance under Pres. Obama's Affordable Care Act, the debate over the law heats up on the airwaves. Opponents of Obamacare are targeting young adults with a new series of videos urging them not to enroll. CNN's René Marsh reports on the battle to control the message surrounding– and the public's understanding of– Obamacare.


Filed under: Obamacare • Politics • Rene Marsh
September 19th, 2013
07:43 PM ET

Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington

Mark Zuckerberg's visit to Capitol Hill fuels speculation over his political leanings and a possible career in politics. CNN's Brian Todd reports on what the Facebook CEO wants from Congress.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Capitol Hill • Facebook • Mark Zuckerberg
September 19th, 2013
10:00 AM ET

Reinstall the ball

Riding a wrecking ball naked like pop star Miley Cyrus wrecks the fun. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the ball that got exiled.


Filed under: Jeanne Moos • Miley Cyrus