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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.

October 17th, 2013
07:55 PM ET

What did you miss during the shutdown?

The shutdown showdown in Washington stole the headlines for over two weeks, but there was plenty of other news going on in the United States and around the world. CNN's Jeanne Moos fills you in.


Filed under: Government shutdown • Jeanne Moos
October 17th, 2013
07:50 PM ET

Living in a parallel political universe

"The President and his republican critics live in what you might call a parallel political universe."

CNN's John King is at the magic wall to show how the electoral map influenced Wednesday's debt deal vote and how the vote will affect upcoming elections.


Filed under: Government shutdown • John King • Magic Wall • Politics
October 17th, 2013
07:47 PM ET

Pres. Obama prepares for more fights

The day after the shutdown showdown finally ended, Pres. Obama is trying to refocus his energy on his second term agenda. Will he be able to make progress on issues like immigration reform, a budget agreement, or the farm bill? CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.

October 17th, 2013
07:25 PM ET

GOP fracturing after shutdown showdown

CNN's Dana Bash reports on the in-fighting among Congressional Republicans after parts of the GOP helped force the shutdown.


Filed under: Dana Bash • GOP • Government shutdown
October 17th, 2013
06:43 PM ET

Obamacare critics call for Sebelius to resign

After the many glitches that have plagued Obamacare's online roll-out, there is a new push for Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius to resign. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Kathleen Sebelius • Obamacare