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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 6p-7p Eastern, Monday through Friday on CNN. Visit CNN.com/TheSituationRoom.

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@CNNSitroom

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Episodes

House passes bill to avert rail strike

11/30/2022
Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke about the historic convictions in the Justice Department’s January 6th investigation a day after the leader of the Oath Keepers was found guilty of seditious conspiracy. Rep. Jason Crow of the Armed Services Committee joins to discuss the ruling. Also, the House passed a bill to avert a rail strike as a crucial deadline fast approached. Plus, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries has been elected to replace Nancy Pelosi as leader of House Democrats. To learn more about...

Duration:01:25:37

Oath Keepers leader convicted of seditious conspiracy

11/29/2022
The leader of the far right group the Oath Keepers has been found guilty of seditious conspiracy and his role in the events of January 6th. We break down this rare and powerful verdict and what it means for the Justice Department’s broader investigation of the insurrection. Rep. Jamie Raskin of the January 6th Select Committee joins to discus the trial. Plus, the Senate passes a bill protecting same-sex marriage rights. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:44:24

Rare protests rage across China over zero-Covid policy

11/28/2022
Anger grows in China as daily Covid-19 cases set records and lockdowns cause protests across the country. Plus, former Vice President Mike Pence speaks out against former President Trump’s dinner with a white nationalist and holocaust denier. Also, former Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway meets with the January 6th select committee for a 5-hour interview. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:19

Extreme hardship in Ukraine amid widespread power outages

11/25/2022
CNN is on the ground as Ukraine races to restore power after Russian missile strikes against the Ukrainian power grid as winter swiftly approaches. Vladimir Putin is reaching out to the mothers of Russian soldiers acknowledging the deadly toll that the war is taking. New details on the “Death Note” left behind by the Walmart gunman in Chesapeake, VA including his claim that people who worked with him in the store were mocking him, this as police reveal the shooters handgun was purchased on...

Duration:01:23:27

Six Killed in Virginia Mass Shooting

11/23/2022
A gunman kills six people at a Walmart in Virginia, leaving yet another community reeling. The mass shooting toll in the U.S. this year has climbed to above 600, causing many across the country to call for gun reform. Plus, Pence may testify in the January 6 criminal probe, and Idaho police give an update on their investigation into the killings of four Idaho college students. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:24:13

Garamendi Speaks Out About Death Threats

11/22/2022
Prosecutors unseal a criminal complaint against a Michigan man for threatening to kill FBI Director Christopher Wray and California congressman John Garamendi. Plus, more details about the Colorado Springs nightclub shooting emerge, with the first hearing for the suspect set for tomorrow. As friends and family mourn the victims, Colorado Springs’ mayor talks to CNN about protecting the LGTBQ community in the wake of this tragedy. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:01:25:37

Names of Colorado Victims Released

11/21/2022
A shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs left five dead and more wounded. CNN shares live coverage of the official news conference from Colorado Springs, and releases the names of the victims for the first time: Daniel Aston, Kelly Loving, Ashley Paugh, Derrick Rump, and Raymond Green Vance. Plus, an exclusive look inside a Ukrainian reconnaissance team targeting Russian invaders. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:42:11

Special counsel will take over probes into Trump

11/18/2022
Attorney General Merrick Garland appoints a special counsel to oversee the sprawling federal criminal investigations into Donald Trump. The announcement prompted, in part, by the former president’s decision to launch a 2024 White House campaign. On Capitol Hill, the new Democratic leadership team is taking shape after Nancy Pelosi’s decision to step aside. Also, new tensions emerge on the Korean Peninsula after North Korea test launches a new type of long-range missile. To learn more about...

Duration:01:22:27

Pelosi ends run as Democratic leader

11/17/2022
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that she will end her run as Democratic leader of the House as Rep. Hakeem Jeffries is likely to run unopposed as her replacement. Also, Ukrainian experts arrive in Poland to join in the investigation of a missile which killed 2 people. Plus, Iran protests enter their third month as the Iranian regime steps up its deadly crackdown. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:22:34

GOP one seat away from securing House majority

11/16/2022
Republicans are one seat away from winning the House as Mitch McConnell wins the Republican leadership position in the Senate. Plus, the deadly blast in Poland is now believed to be the result of Ukrainian air defense missiles. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:56:24

Missile strike hits NATO member Poland

11/15/2022
Two people are dead in Poland after missiles hit near the border with Ukraine. CNN is on the scene of the strike with a live report. Plus, Republicans are on the verge of a slim House majority as GOP leader Kevin McCarthy wins the Republican nomination for Speaker of the House. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:56

House still undecided as Dems hold Senate

11/14/2022
Control of the House is still up for grabs as Democrats now hold the Senate. Plus, President Biden is riding the midterm momentum onto the world stage as he meets face-to-face with Chinese President Xi and sounds hopeful that the competition between the superpowers won’t become what he call a new Cold War. Also, President Zelensky makes a surprise visit to the recently liberated city of Kherson. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:35

Update for November 11, 2022

11/11/2022
There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:01:44

Update for November 10, 2022

11/10/2022
There is no new episode of The Situation Room showcast. If you haven’t already, please check out CNN’s other podcasts and showcasts at cnn.com/audio. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:00:46

Razor-thin Senate race in Georgia could be destined for runoff

11/7/2022
We’re just one day away from tomorrow’s pivotal midterm elections. In a little over 24 hours, results will begin pouring in with huge implications for the direction of the country and the future of the Biden agenda. Also, CNN sits down with Republican leader Kevin McCarthy to preview his plans if the GOP wins the House. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:18:10

Last pre-election labor report: 261K new jobs added in October

11/4/2022
With elections just four days out, candidates are making their final pitches to voters. We speak with high-ranking House member Rep. James Clyburn about the future of House. Also, the U.S. economy is the top issue for most Americans as the latest economic report card from the Labor Department is now out. Also, former President Trump says he will “very probably” run for president again in 2024. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:18:07

Law enforcement involved in elections across U.S.

11/3/2022
With five days until midterms, Democrats are playing defense and deploying more famous faces to try to bolster their chances in key races. President Biden has a rally out west this hour, building on his newest warning to voters that democracy is on the ballot. Plus, a CNN report on increased law enforcement in elections across the country. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:18:13

San Francisco D.A. on motive of Pelosi attack suspect

11/2/2022
A top House committee chairwoman demands answers from U.S. Capitol Police about the Paul Pelosi attack, raising serious questions about the security for U.S. lawmakers. The San Francisco district attorney trying the case against the suspect joins to answer what the next steps will be and what the motive for the attack was. Also, new U.S. intelligence leads to disturbing discussions inside the Russian military about scenarios for using nuclear weapons in Ukraine. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:01:18:01

U.S. Capitol Police chief: more security needed to protect lawmakers in current climate

11/1/2022
The man charged in the hammer attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband has just been arraigned. Also, political heavyweights in both parties are hitting the campaign trail one week before the midterm elections that could potentially shake up the balance of power in Washington. Plus, the Federal Reserve is expected to hike interest rates again tomorrow and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers joins to discuss. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:01:13:54

Pelosi attack rekindles fears of political violence ahead of midterms

10/31/2022
Federal prosecutors have charged the suspect in the Paul Pelosi attack with assault and attempted kidnapping. There are chilling new details about his alleged plan to take House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hostage and break her kneecaps. Also, federal officials now warn of a heightened threat to the election from violent extremists here in the United States. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas joins to discuss the threat of attacks ahead of the election. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:01:30:53