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November 12th, 2011
10:25 AM ET

Top GOP debate moments

Take a look at some of the most memorable GOP debate moments this year, including Perry's "oops."

RELATED: BLITZER'S BLOG: The year of the debate

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Filed under: 2012 election • Debates • Republicans
October 14th, 2011
06:18 PM ET

McCain to Perry: Get some rest

(CNN) – Sen. John McCain has some words of wisdom for Gov. Rick Perry ahead of Tuesday’s CNN Republican debate: Get some rest.

“Every time I made a serious mistake politically and I’ve made them, it’s been when I’m tired,” McCain said in an interview Friday on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.”

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Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • John McCain • Rick Perry
Obama and social media
July 6th, 2011
06:17 PM ET

Obama and social media

(CNN) – Whether President Barack Obama's first ever Twitter town hall is considered a #success or #fail, it's surely another example of the White House's embrace of social media and technology.

Here's a look back at some of the key uses of social media since Obama was elected:

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Filed under: President Obama • Social media • Tech • Twitter
June 29th, 2011
08:16 PM ET

Sen. Paul: No vacation for Congress until debt crisis is solved

(CNN) - Sen. Rand Paul wants the debt crisis solved quickly, even if it requires canceling his vacation until a deal is reached on the debt ceiling.

The Kentucky Republican is among lawmakers joining President Barack Obama’s calls for Congress to stay in session over the upcoming vacation week and confront America’s debt crisis.
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Filed under: Deficit • Sen. Rand Paul
June 28th, 2011
12:59 PM ET

What Wolf's reading: Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Each day, Wolf Blitzer scours several news sources to stay on top of the day's most important stories. Below are some of his top recommended reads for today. Tune in from 5- 7 PM on CNN for the latest on these stories and more.

CNN: Iowa finally in the spotlight
President Obama visits a factory in Bettendorf. Sarah Palin attends a movie premiere in Pella. Iowans will go to bed with their political bellies full on this day. A couple of months ago, those bellies were growling. Iowa's notoriously impatient political class was complaining loudly that candidates in the 2012 field were giving this crucial early voting state the cold shoulder.
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June 27th, 2011
12:20 PM ET

What Wolf's reading: Monday, June 27, 2011

Each day, Wolf Blitzer scours several news sources to stay on top of the day's most important stories. Below are some of his top recommended reads for today. Tune in from 5- 7 PM on CNN for the latest on these stories and more.

CNN: Obama intervenes in deficit talks as positions stiffen
President Barack Obama will meet with Senate Democratic and Republican leaders on Monday to keep the negotiations going on a possible deficit reduction deal. The session comes after talks led by Vice President Joe Biden concluded last week without an agreement and as congressional leaders hardened their positions, making a possible compromise more difficult.
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June 16th, 2011
06:54 PM ET

Sen. Feinstein: We believe al-Zawahiri is likely in Pakistan

Washington (CNN) - Sen. Dianne Feinstein tells CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Ayman al-Zawahiri is likely in Pakistan but doesn’t think he is being protected by the government.
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