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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.

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.

January 23rd, 2014
08:10 PM ET

GOP struggles to redefine itself

CNN's Dana Bash looks at the RNC's efforts to redefine itself amidst new controversial comments from former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee.


Filed under: Dana Bash • GOP • Mike Huckabee
January 16th, 2014
07:24 PM ET

Clinton's Benghazi troubles are not over

Hillary Clinton may be the frontrunner to be the Democrats' nominee for president in 2016, but not if Republicans have anything to do with it. Some GOP members are creating fire for the former Secretary of State over a new Benghazi report. CNN's Elise Labott reports.


Filed under: Benghazi • Elise Labott • GOP • Hillary Clinton
January 10th, 2014
06:56 PM ET

Some in GOP gloating over Christie's troubles

It's not just Democrats who are happy to see Gov. Chris Christie face scandal. CNN's Brian Todd reports on the conservative radio hosts who are gloating over the recent troubles the New Jersey Republican is facing.


Filed under: Brian Todd • GOP • New Jersey bridge controversy
October 22nd, 2013
07:44 PM ET

GOP hits 20-year low

After the government shutdown and debt ceiling debacle, ratings for the GOP and the Tea Party are at historic lows, according to a new national poll. CNN's John King breaks down the numbers.


Filed under: GOP • Government shutdown • John King • polls • Tea Party
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 16th, 2013
08:37 PM ET

GOP top brass: We went too far

Sen. John McCain and other leaders in the Republican party question the GOP's tactics on the shutdown battle, saying it was a fight the party could never win - and one that may damage them long-term. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Debt ceiling • GOP • Government shutdown
October 11th, 2013
08:25 PM ET

Rep. King: Real R.I.N.O. is Sen. Ted Cruz

Wolf Blitzer asks Rep. Peter King, a moderate Republican from New York and fierce critic of the Tea Party, if he will switch parties because of the government shutdown and debt ceiling debates. Rep. King fires back, defending his conservative credentials and calling Sen. Ted Cruz a "Republican in Name Only."


Filed under: GOP • Government shutdown • Interviews • Peter King
October 1st, 2013
08:11 PM ET

Government shutdown's architect & the "Suicide Caucus"

They've been called the "Suicide Caucus": The 80 Republican members of the House of Representatives who pushed their Speaker John Boehner to oppose a continuing resolution that funds the government unless it also de-funds Obamacare. Behind it all is one Congressman in particular, a freshman from North Carolina who many say is the architect of the shutdown. CNN's Brian Todd profiles Rep. Mark Meadows.


Filed under: Brian Todd • GOP • Government shutdown • Mark Meadows
September 30th, 2013
06:35 PM ET

Moderate House GOP making new plan

News that broke in The Situation Room: CNN's Dana Bash reports that as the clock ticked down to a shutdown, some moderate Republicans are beginning an effort to fund the government with no strings attached.


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash • GOP • Government shutdown
September 23rd, 2013
07:54 PM ET

Sen. Cruz: GOP must unite against Harry Reid

CNN's Dana Bash interviews Sen. Ted Cruz, who wants fellow Republican senators to join him in his effort to fight against cloture and to filibuster a resolution that would fund the government and Obamacare.


Filed under: Dana Bash • GOP • Government shutdown • Obamacare • Ted Cruz
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