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On a 20-hour flight to Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa, Sen. Ted Cruz got an "earful" from the Congressional Black Caucus. Among those on board, Rep. Elijah Cummings got to talk to the Texas Republican, sharing his views on the Affordable Care Act and determining that Cruz is, in his opinion, definitely running for president in 2016.
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.
By some accounts, malaria has killed more people than anything else in human history - more than war or famine. But a new report shows dramatic progress against the disease, with 3.3 million children saved. Malaria No More CEO Martin Edlund joins Wolf Blitzer in The Situation Room to talk about the steps forward, what work remains, and what stands in the way.
It's anchor to anchor: "Anchorman 2" star Will Ferrell joins Wolf Blitzer in The Situation Room on Friday, December 13. Be sure to tune in!
Wolf Blitzer sat down for a lengthy interview with former President Bill Clinton, who joyously retells the unbelievable story of the time Nelson Mandela tricked him into bidding for - and buying - Cuban rum.
Wolf Blitzer sat down for a lengthy interview with former President Bill Clinton, who shares some unforgettable moments from his time with Nelson Mandela over their 20 years of friendship and partnership.
He was there in 1994 when Nelson Mandela was elected as South Africa's first black president, interviewing the prisoner turned politician for CNN. Nearly 20 years later, the legendary anchor, our very own Bernard Shaw, shares his memories of Mandela with Wolf Blitzer, honoring Madiba's leadership, forgiving nature, and fight for parity.
Ebrahim Rasool, the South African Ambassador to the U.S., joins Wolf Blitzer to remember the legacy of Nelson Mandela. He explains the significant role America played in bringing an end to apartheid and discusses the growing push to have a memorial service for Mandela in America.
Although the two men never met, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela were big fans of each other, bonded by their fights for equality in their respective countries and around the world. Rev. Bernice King, Dr. King's daughter and the CEO of the King Center, pays tribute to Mandela in an interview with Wolf Blitzer.
As news broke that Nelson Mandela had passed away Thursday, tributes poured in from around the world. Wolf Blitzer talks to South African politician "Tokyo" Sexwale, who served time with Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, about the lessons he learned from Mandela and the time they spent together.