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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.

November 17th, 2012
10:25 AM ET

The curse of the second-term scandal

On the heels of President Obama's re-election, CNN's John Berman reports on past presidents' second-term scandals.


Filed under: Barack Obama • John Berman
November 9th, 2012
06:25 PM ET

2016 presidential name-dropping begins

CNN's John Berman details the Democrats and Republicans already being mentioned for the 2016 presidential election.


Filed under: 2012 election • 2016 election • John Berman • Politics
October 16th, 2012
10:01 PM ET

Reality check: Trade agreements

Mitt Romney argues that Obama hasn't initiated any new trade agreements. Is he right? CNN's John Berman checks the facts.


Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • fact check • John Berman • Mitt Romney • trade
October 16th, 2012
06:03 PM ET

Reality check: Obama's middle class tax cuts

President Obama claimed he cut taxes for middle class families by $3,600. Is he right? CNN's John Berman checks the facts.


Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • John Berman • middle class • Taxes
October 3rd, 2012
12:14 PM ET

Words serve as bombs in campaign battle

CNN's John Berman reports on the war of words that's on constant display this election season.


Filed under: 2012 election • John Berman
August 16th, 2012
06:32 PM ET

Negative ads a part of U.S. history

CNN's John Berman flips through political history to prove this election is mere "child's play" for negativity.


Filed under: 2012 election • John Berman
August 10th, 2012
09:30 AM ET

2012 vote: Romney Hood vs. Obamaloney

CNN's John Berman takes a look at how political candidates coin cutesy terms for their opponents.


Filed under: 2012 election • John Berman • Mitt Romney • Politics • President Obama
August 4th, 2012
07:32 AM ET

Candidates' wives as 'secret weapons'

Early Start co-anchor John Berman discusses the power of the presidential candidates' wives and the historical tendency to refer to these women as the campaign's "secret weapons."


Filed under: 2012 election • Ann Romney • John Berman • Michelle Obama
July 20th, 2012
12:15 PM ET

The vice presidential curse

Is the coveted #2 spot actually a curse? CNN's John Berman takes a look.


Filed under: 2012 election • John Berman • Mitt Romney • Politics • Situation Room