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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.

December 21st, 2012
07:30 PM ET

Obama chastises Congress before vacation

President Barack Obama made a statement about the fiscal cliff before leaving town on Friday.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Congress • fiscal cliff
December 21st, 2012
06:23 PM ET

Fiscal cliff worries charities

Non-profits could "collapse" if the federal government limits charitable deductions. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

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Filed under: fiscal cliff • Lisa Sylvester
December 11th, 2012
10:47 AM ET

Visualize the fiscal cliff

CNN's Tom Foreman provides a visual breakdown of our country's spending and why budget deals have stalled.

RELATED STORY: Obama, Boehner try to talk their way down from fiscal cliff


Filed under: fiscal cliff • Tom Foreman • virtual studio
December 7th, 2012
06:38 PM ET

King & Crowley: Jobs & same-sex marriage

CNN's John King and Candy Crowley on whether the jobs report will motivate Washington to cut a deal on the fiscal cliff.


Filed under: Candy Crowley • fiscal cliff • Jobs • John King • Same-sex marriage
December 5th, 2012
07:14 PM ET

King: The battle over Medicare

CNN's John King examines the math behind why the GOP wants President Obama to take some of the money out of Medicare.


Filed under: fiscal cliff • John King • Magic Wall • Medicare
December 4th, 2012
07:15 PM ET

Borger: Cliff is Congress' own creation

Congressional leaders brought the "fiscal cliff" upon themselves, CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger says.

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Filed under: Congress • fiscal cliff • Gloria Borger
November 27th, 2012
10:43 AM ET

Fiscal cliff could hurt air travel

The looming fiscal cliff may not only hit your wallet hard. It could also affect your options the next time you fly.


Filed under: Air travel • fiscal cliff • Sandra Endo
November 15th, 2012
05:25 PM ET

CEOs warn Obama to avoid fiscal cliff

Business leaders meet with President Obama and urge politicians to strike a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.

RELATED STORY: CEOs optimistic after Obama meeting

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Filed under: Barack Obama • fiscal cliff • Lisa Sylvester