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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
06:46 PM ET

Boehner at war with conservative groups

As Democrats and Republicans reach a compromise on a budget bill that will fund the government and avoid a government shutdown next year, outside conservative groups are trying to stand in the way of what they see as a bad deal - and House Speaker John Boehner is not happy about it. CNN's Dana Bash reports.


Filed under: Budget • Congress • Dana Bash • John Boehner
October 8th, 2013
07:54 PM ET

Pres. Obama to GOP: No ransom, no excuses

In an hour-long news conference today, Pres. Obama addressed shutdown negotiations and the looming debt limit. Hours later, House Speaker John Boehner held his own news conference to jab back at the White House. CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the dueling addresses.

October 2nd, 2013
07:45 PM ET

Judging John Boehner back home in Ohio

CNN's Joe Johns travels to the Speaker's home district to see how his constituents are reacting to the government shutdown.


Filed under: Government shutdown • Joe Johns • John Boehner
January 2nd, 2013
05:15 PM ET

Erickson: I don't trust Cantor

Republican CNN Contributor Erick Erickson says he favors current Speaker, John Boehner, over Rep. Eric Cantor. "I don't trust Cantor as far as I can throw him," Erickson said.


Filed under: Congress • Eric Cantor • Erick Erickson • John Boehner • Strategy Session
January 2nd, 2013
04:49 PM ET

Boehner promises vote on Sandy aid Friday

Rep. Peter King details his meeting with Speaker Boehner, who said vote on Sandy aid is their first priority.

RELATED STORY: Republicans pledge to back Boehner, reversing earlier outrage


Filed under: Congress • Interviews • John Boehner • Peter King • Politics • Sandy
July 19th, 2012
09:03 PM ET

Boehner: Election a referendum on Obama

CNN's Wolf Blitzer interviews House Speaker John Boehner about a wide range of political and congressional issues.

RELATED ARTICLE: Boehner blasts Obama, weighs in on veepstakes


Filed under: 2012 election • John Boehner • Politics • Wolf Blitzer