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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.

August 27th, 2014
07:50 PM ET

Gov. Perry battles with drunken driving D.A.

As Texas Governor Rick Perry and his legal team ask a judge to throw out a felony indictment alleging he abused his power, CNN is digging deeper into the charges against him - and finding a web of partisan politics, old grudges and a drunken driving arrest. CNN's Drew Griffin investigates.


Filed under: 2016 election • Drew Griffin • Politics • Rick Perry • Texas
August 19th, 2014
07:40 PM ET

New questions about Ferguson police tactics

After protests were marred by violence and a tough police crackdown Monday, there are new questions about the tactics used by authorities and whether or not they are appropriate. CNN's Brian Todd investigates.

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Filed under: Ferguson • National security • Politics
June 26th, 2014
04:55 PM ET

IRS Commissioner: We take the allegations seriously

Catch the full interview with the IRS Commissioner at 5 pm ET, only on CNN.

After a brutal grilling on Capitol Hill, the seemingly unflappable IRS Commissioner John Koskinen talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the accusations plaguing his agency as he tries to restore the public's trust in it.

MORE: Commissioner: IRS troubles "suspicious," but no crime uncovered

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Filed under: Interviews • IRS • Politics
June 26th, 2014
10:30 AM ET

Tea party rival refuses to concede

CNN's Dana Bash recaps the GOP Senate runoff race results in Mississippi.


Filed under: Dana Bash • Mississippi • Politics • Situation Room
June 24th, 2014
08:26 PM ET

Wendy Davis' Texas-sized battle

One year after her filibuster against an anti-abortion bill and a meteoric rise to the national stage, Wendy Davis is fighting her most recent battle, an uphill fight to be Texas' next governor. CNN's Gloria Borger profiles the rising Democratic star.


Filed under: Gloria Borger • Politics • Texas • Wendy Davis
June 24th, 2014
06:41 PM ET

Democrats' surprise role in GOP race

Mississippi may be an important battleground between Tea Party and establishment Republicans, but it is Democrats that are playing a key role in the GOP primary Tuesday. CNN's Dana Bash takes a look at how Democrat voters are influencing the outcome.


Filed under: Dana Bash • GOP • Politics • Tea Party
June 20th, 2014
09:14 PM ET

2016 GOP hopeful under criminal probe

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is facing accusations of illegally coordinating fundraising for his 2012 recall campaign. CNN's Brian Todd investigates.

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Filed under: CNN Investigations Unit • Politics • Scott Walker
June 20th, 2014
09:10 PM ET

Children's rush to border creates immigration crisis in U.S.

CNN's Polo Sandoval takes a look at how the U.S. is trying to control the rush of children illegally crossing the border as the immigration crisis takes a toll on states in the region.


Filed under: Immigration • Politics • Polo Sandoval
June 12th, 2014
07:19 PM ET

Bush 41 takes a dive on his 90th birthday

Former President George H.W. Bush celebrates his 90th birthday by skydiving near his summer home in Maine. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.


Filed under: George H. W. Bush • Politics • Tom Foreman
June 12th, 2014
07:17 PM ET

Brat speaks out after shocking GOP victory

After his primary victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor sent shock waves through Washington, Republican Dave Brat breaks his silence in an interview with CNN's Joe Johns about immigration and border security.


Filed under: GOP • Joe Johns • Politics
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