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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 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. 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 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. CNN.com/TheSituationRoom

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By Flerk69 - Nov 02 2019
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Lose music and stop saying breaking news, when the story has been reported all day. Say “in todays news” or “as reported this morning”. We cant take perpetual drama. Wolf, we love you, but take a deep breath, finish the sentence, breathe again, say a new complete sentence, like that . The content is bad enough. Please, we fo not beed a dramatic, breathless reporter that sound like hes in shock.

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By AWESOME Scary Stories! - Jan 04 2019
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Love listening to Wolf on my way to work, great reporting and always from a balanced point of view.

iTunes Ratings

311 Ratings
Average Ratings
148
34
15
13
101

Lose music

By Flerk69 - Nov 02 2019
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Lose music and stop saying breaking news, when the story has been reported all day. Say “in todays news” or “as reported this morning”. We cant take perpetual drama. Wolf, we love you, but take a deep breath, finish the sentence, breathe again, say a new complete sentence, like that . The content is bad enough. Please, we fo not beed a dramatic, breathless reporter that sound like hes in shock.

Great commentary

By AWESOME Scary Stories! - Jan 04 2019
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Love listening to Wolf on my way to work, great reporting and always from a balanced point of view.

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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

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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 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. CNN.com/TheSituationRoom

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