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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 12th, 2013
08:37 PM ET

Debating gun control solutions

As we near the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting, are we any closer to keeping the public and our children in particular safe from gun violence? Mark Kelly - the gun control advocate and husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords - and Asa Hutchinson - former Congressman and NRA National School Shield program director - discuss gun control, background checks, and much more.


Filed under: Asa Hutchinson • Guns • Interviews • Mark Kelly
December 3rd, 2013
07:08 PM ET

House extends gun law, but is it enough?

The House extended a gun law, but a loophole may make it legal for guns to be made from 3-D printers. Dana Bash reports.


Filed under: Dana Bash • Guns
September 18th, 2013
07:25 PM ET

Odd markings on Navy Yard shooter's gun

Investigators say markings were found on Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis's gun, and there are new details about his health. CNN's Joe Johns reports.


Filed under: Guns • Joe Johns • Navy Yard Shooting
September 17th, 2013
07:53 PM ET

DC Mayor talks about shooting rampage

One day after the shooting at the Navy Yard that killed 12 people, Wolf Blitzer talks to the mayor of Washington, DC, Vincent Gray. He talks about the victims of the massacre, helps lay out a timeline of events, and discusses what role gun laws may have played and where we go from here.


Filed under: Guns • Navy Yard Shooting • Vincent Gray • Washington
August 23rd, 2013
01:01 PM ET

Diplomat: Lane's death not about race

Kim Beazley, the Australian ambassador to the U.S., says Australians don't think the death of Christopher Lane was motivated by racism; they simply mourn his passing and pray for his family.


Filed under: Australia • Guns • Oklahoma
August 22nd, 2013
07:48 AM ET

School safety standards since Newtown

After Tuesday's school shooting in Georgia where no one was killed or injured, Brian Todd looks into what measures schools have taken to protect students from shootings and how effective they have been.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Georgia • Guns • School shooting
August 22nd, 2013
07:44 AM ET

Australia shocked, outraged by "boredom" killing

Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Michael Vincent explains his country's reaction to the murder of Chris Lane.


Filed under: Australia • Guns • Law Enforcement
August 21st, 2013
08:45 AM ET

Police: Gunman carried AK-47 into school

News that broke in The Situation Room: Police say the man who opened fire inside an elementary school gained entry by following someone past the locked doors. CNN's David Mattingly reports live from the scene.


Filed under: David Mattingly • Georgia • Guns • School shooting
July 5th, 2013
11:42 AM ET

U.S. Park Police lost track of guns

Brian Todd reports on a government audit that says the U.S. Park Police lost track of hundreds of their guns.

RELATED STORY: Hundreds of Park Police guns unaccounted for, report says

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Guns • U.S. Park Police
April 17th, 2013
06:57 PM ET

Obama: Gun lobby 'willfully lied'

President Obama criticized the NRA and a group of senators for blocking an expansion of background checks for gun sales.

RELATED STORY: Senate rejects expanded gun background checks


Filed under: Barack Obama • Guns
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