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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.

February 27th, 2013
07:05 PM ET

How to define a devastating budget cut

Take a look at the $85 billion that's expected to be cut from the federal budget and how it effects the entire economy. Tom Foreman reports.

RELATED STORY: Two days to cuts: What's Congress doing?


Filed under: Budget cuts • Magic Wall • Tom Foreman
February 22nd, 2013
07:24 PM ET

A virtual look at Pistorius' defense

CNN's Tom Foreman takes a virtual look at what Oscar Pistorius says happened the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed.

RELATED STORY: Pistorius case: South Africa's legal system in the spotlight


Filed under: Crime • Magic Wall • Tom Foreman
December 5th, 2012
07:14 PM ET

King: The battle over Medicare

CNN's John King examines the math behind why the GOP wants President Obama to take some of the money out of Medicare.


Filed under: fiscal cliff • John King • Magic Wall • Medicare
December 4th, 2012
06:05 PM ET

Looking at Syria's chemical weapons

CNN's Tom Foreman reports on how an attack on rebels and citizens could play out in Syria.


Filed under: Magic Wall • Syria • Tom Foreman
October 26th, 2012
06:10 PM ET

Poll: Obama, Romney tied in Ohio

A new CNN ORC International poll reveals that Romney and Obama are statistically tied in Ohio. John King breaks it down in the Magic Wall.

RELATED STORY: CNN Poll: Obama 50%-Romney 46% in Ohio updated Fri October 26, 2012


Filed under: 2012 election • John King • Magic Wall • Ohio • polls
October 25th, 2012
11:00 AM ET

Is Ohio must-win for Romney?

Can Mitt Romney win the White House without the Buckeye State? CNN's John King shows a scenario at the magic wall.

RELATED POST: Poll shows five-point edge for Obama in Ohio


Filed under: 2012 election • battleground states • John King • Magic Wall • Ohio • Politics
October 24th, 2012
06:27 PM ET

CNN shifts North Carolina to 'lean Romney'

(CNN) – Color North Carolina light red.

CNN is moving its classification of the swing state from true "toss up" to "lean Romney."

FULL POST ON CNN POLITICAL TICKER

October 19th, 2012
07:36 PM ET

CNN Poll shows tight race in Florida

A CNN poll of Florida voters shows a tight race between President Obama and Mitt Romney. CNN's John King breaks it down.

RELATED STORY:
Poll: Races in Florida, Ohio remains tight after second debate


Filed under: 2012 election • battleground states • Florida • Magic Wall • polls
October 17th, 2012
10:19 PM ET

Debate battle moves to toss up states

Obama, Romney take their fight to the campaign trail. John King breaks down the battle for swing states on the Magic Wall.

RELATED STORY: Polls: Obama has advantage in Wisconsin, Iowa


Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • battleground states • John King • Magic Wall • Mitt Romney
September 13th, 2012
07:43 PM ET

'Better off' poll shows partisan split

CNN's John King explains poll results on a key campaign question, which reveal a deep partisan divide on the economy.

RELATED STORY: CNN Poll: Are you better off than four years ago?


Filed under: Economy • John King • Magic Wall • polls
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