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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 21st, 2014
07:15 PM ET

GOP to tackle the abortion war

The Republican National Committee will consider a plan pushed by conservatives to tackle the abortion debate head on, stop shying away from their pro-life positions, and challenge the Democrats' narrative of a GOP "War on Women." CNN's Tom Foreman reports.


Filed under: abortion • Republicans • Tom Foreman
January 10th, 2014
07:55 PM ET

Millionaires now the majority in Congress

For the first time in U.S. history, millionaires now make up the majority of Congress - while only three percent of Americans find themselves in the same category. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.


Filed under: Congress • Income inequality • Tom Foreman
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
December 17th, 2013
07:36 PM ET

2013's $28 billion of government waste

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, reveals his annual "Wastebook" - a laundry list of government projects that he classifies as waste. CNN's Tom Foreman looks into what made this year's list, including a $1 million bus stop and salaries during the government shutdown.


Filed under: government • Sen. Tom Coburn • Tom Foreman
December 16th, 2013
07:05 PM ET

Budget ax looming over veterans

Veterans could face reductions in benefits as a result of the new budget deal, sparing the government around $6 billion.


Filed under: Budget cuts • Military • Tom Foreman • veteran
December 2nd, 2013
07:04 PM ET

History of human error and equipment failure

In July, a speeding train killed 77 near Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Earlier in the same month, a freight train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Canada, killing 47. And just last May, two commuter trains in Connecticut collided, injuring more than 70. What is it with trains and safety? CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at what's behind most train wrecks.

November 27th, 2013
07:31 PM ET

CNN Great Race Home finish line

Millions of you will be traveling today, tomorrow, and into the weekend, facing poor weather, flight delays, jammed highways – in a nutshell, miserable Thanksgiving travel conditions. We signed up three of our own intrepid reporters to join you on the road, along the tracks, and in the sky for CNN's Great Race Home. We followed along on air and online as Nic Robertson, Lisa Desjardins, and Brian Todd raced from New York City to Washington, DC, via plane, train, and automobile, respectively. Here, watch the conclusion to the epic race, as a dead-last Brian Todd comes running into The Situation Room.

Happy Thanksgiving, and safe travels!

November 14th, 2013
07:20 PM ET

Why Obamacare is a 'house of cards'

CNN's Tom Foreman explains why the Affordable Health Care Act is a "house of cards" and how changes could bring it down.


Filed under: Obamacare • Tom Foreman
October 31st, 2013
07:16 PM ET

Obamacare costing taxpayers billions

Taxpayers are paying billions for states to set up their healthcare exchanges. Tom Foreman tallies it up for you.


Filed under: Magic Wall • Obamacare • Tom Foreman
October 31st, 2013
07:13 PM ET

Few Obamacare choices in many states

Where you live could determine whether your options for Obamacare are plentiful or lacking. CNN's Tom Foreman explains.


Filed under: Magic Wall • Obamacare • Tom Foreman
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