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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.

January 17th, 2014
06:49 PM ET

Is this hottest race to watch in 2014?

CNN's Joe Johns looks at one of 2014's biggest races: The contest to be Florida's governor.


Filed under: 2014 • Florida • Joe Johns • Politics
January 8th, 2014
08:17 AM ET

Koch brothers' vast political network

The Center for Responsive Politics reveal how the Koch Bros. are using their money to fund a conservative agenda, raising and spending $400 million in just 18 months last election cycle. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.


Filed under: Campaign Finance • Koch Brothers • Politics • Tom Foreman
November 5th, 2013
02:58 PM ET

6pm Special Report: Election 2013

Will voters in deep blue New Jersey send Republican Chris Christie back to the governor's mansion? Is Clinton friend Terry McAuliffe on the road to a win in Virginia? We'll have full coverage of today's gubernatorial races during our 6pm ET special.

Plus: Voters in New York City appear poised to elect a Democratic mayor after a generation of Republican control. We're on the scene as Bill de Blasio tries to hold off Republican rival Joe Lhota.

October 17th, 2013
07:50 PM ET

Living in a parallel political universe

"The President and his republican critics live in what you might call a parallel political universe."

CNN's John King is at the magic wall to show how the electoral map influenced Wednesday's debt deal vote and how the vote will affect upcoming elections.


Filed under: Government shutdown • John King • Magic Wall • Politics
September 27th, 2013
07:40 PM ET

Anti-Obamacare ads create controversy

They've been called "creepy," "cynical," and even "deplorable" and "sexist"– a series of web ads that urge young people to opt out of Obamacare. They've become so controversial, even Pres. Obama weighed in, referencing the ads in a speech on Thursday. But now add to the debate some questions over who funded the campaign. CNN's Brian Todd talks to the president of the organization that launched the viral videos in his first television interview.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Obamacare • Politics
September 19th, 2013
07:56 PM ET

Battle over Obamacare hits the airwaves

Just days before Americans begin to enroll in health insurance under Pres. Obama's Affordable Care Act, the debate over the law heats up on the airwaves. Opponents of Obamacare are targeting young adults with a new series of videos urging them not to enroll. CNN's René Marsh reports on the battle to control the message surrounding– and the public's understanding of– Obamacare.


Filed under: Obamacare • Politics • Rene Marsh
September 11th, 2013
07:38 PM ET

Weiner campaign bites the dust

Anthony Weiner raises a finger to say goodbye to the press. CNN's Jeanne Moos bids farewell to Weiner and Eliot Spitzer.


Filed under: Anthony Weiner • Eliot Spitzer • Jeanne Moos • New York • Politics
August 29th, 2013
07:48 PM ET

Booker: What does it matter if I'm gay?

Jason Carroll reports on Newark Mayor Cory Booker's sexuality and how it affects the New Jersey Senate race.


Filed under: Cory Booker • Jason Carroll • Politics
August 16th, 2013
08:27 AM ET

The fight over a rodeo clown

After many on the left were outraged about a rodeo clown that mocked Pres. Obama, the right has fought back, calling it "worse than political correctness" and supporting the clown's right to free speech. CNN's Athena Jones reports.


Filed under: Politics
August 13th, 2013
12:00 PM ET

Clowns, slaps, and calls for impeachment

CNN's Athena Jones reports on the latest series of political jabs aimed at Pres. Obama, including a Missouri rodeo clown that caused outrage and prompted an apology from the rodeo association.


Filed under: Athena Jones • Barack Obama • Politics • Situation Room
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