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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.

March 5th, 2014
08:12 PM ET

GOP leaders slam Obama over Ukraine

More and more Republicans are slaming President Obama over the crisis in Ukraine, with some going so far as to connect the dots between Kiev and Benghazi. CNN's Dana Bash reports on the politics in Washington.


Filed under: Dana Bash • Lindsey Graham • President Obama • Russia • Ukraine • Washington
January 6th, 2014
06:56 PM ET

Pope's popularity in Washington

Pope Francis has garnered fans around the world since his election last March, but he's become increasingly popular in an unlikely place. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on the influence Francis has had on the right and left in American politics.


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • Pope Francis • Washington
October 26th, 2013
04:04 PM ET

Is D.C. set to legalize marijuana?

CNN's Rene Marsh reports on a new proposal that could decriminalize marijuana use in Washington, D.C.


Filed under: drugs • marijuana • Rene Marsh • Washington
October 4th, 2013
07:09 PM ET

Reports: Man on fire on National Mall

News that broke in The Situation Room: CNN's Brian Todd reports on a man who might have set himself on fire at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Washington
September 17th, 2013
07:53 PM ET

DC Mayor talks about shooting rampage

One day after the shooting at the Navy Yard that killed 12 people, Wolf Blitzer talks to the mayor of Washington, DC, Vincent Gray. He talks about the victims of the massacre, helps lay out a timeline of events, and discusses what role gun laws may have played and where we go from here.


Filed under: Guns • Navy Yard Shooting • Vincent Gray • Washington
July 30th, 2013
04:45 PM ET

More green paint splattered in D.C.

Police say one person has been arrested in connection with the vandalism of a D.C. monument. CNN's Erin McPike reports.

RELATED STORY: Woman charged in vandalism at National Cathedral


Filed under: Erin McPike • Washington
June 24th, 2013
06:50 PM ET

How did a red panda escape from zoo?

Rusty the red panda has been found outside the National Zoo in a busy D.C. neighborhood.

RELATED STORY: Vanishing acts: Ed Snowden, red panda

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Filed under: Animals • Brian Todd • Washington
January 30th, 2013
07:01 PM ET

Kissinger leaves 'em laughing

In his 90th year, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is a hit at the 100th annual Alfalfa Club dinner, an exclusive, off-the-record event in Washington. Politico Playbook obtained a copy of the speech, and CNN contacted actor Paul Sorvino, who played Kissinger in the 1995 biopic "Nixon," to read it out loud. CNN's Tom Foreman plays the recordings.

RELATED STORY: Mitt and Ann Romney in D.C. for 'social visit'


Filed under: Henry Kissinger • humor • Tom Foreman • Washington
January 7th, 2013
06:58 PM ET

Helicopter looks for radiation in D.C.

Brian Todd reports on the government's low-flying helicopter that searches for radiation in Washington, D.C.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Washington
December 7th, 2012
07:40 PM ET

Secret Service probed over lost files

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the loss of sensitive Secret Service information left on a Washington Metro train.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Secret Service • Washington
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