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Wolf Blitzer: Why Isn't Obama Getting Credit for the Economy?

CNN’s “Wolf” anchor Wolf Blitzer asked why President Obama wasn’t getting credit for the economy during an interview with DNC Chair and Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) on Wednesday. “The economy has clearly improved over these past six years … but he [Obama] doesn’t get much credit for that, why?” Blitzer asked. Show More Summary

Blitzer Confronts DNC Head over ‘Back of His Hand’ Scott Walker Remarks

13 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Wolf Blitzer confronted DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz today over her recent comment that Governor Scott Walker is giving women "the back of his hand."

Wolf’ Joins CNN International Lineup

CNN International will begin simulcasting the 1pmET CNN/U.S. hour anchored by Wolf Blitzer. Airing at 6pm in London, 7pm in Paris and Berlin, “Wolf” will begin European primetime. “Wolf is passionate about stories of global importance...Show More Summary

State Dept Defends Iraqi PM: Let's Not Jump to Conclusions, We Are Looking Into Subway Attack Report

Thursday on CNN "Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer," State Depratment Deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf quickly jumped to defend Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi for claiming ISIS was plotting an attack on New York subways. When asked...Show More Summary

Gowdy: 'My Job Is Not to Generate Ratings for the Republican Party'

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Wolf,” Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), the chairman of the Select Committee on Benghazi discussed is role on that committee. Host Wolf Blitzer asked Gowdy if he had found new revelations on the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Show More Summary

James Foley's Mom: 'Appalled' We Were Treated Like 'An Annoyance'

Thursday on CNN Wolf Blitzer played a preview of Anderson Cooper's interview with the mother of the journalist beheaded by ISIS, James Foley, who said she felt like she was treated like an "annoyance" by the government officials working with her family to free her son. Show More Summary

Susan Rice: This Is 'Very Different' from a War

Thursday on CNN's "The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer," Obama White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice said the president's actions against ISIS are "very different" from America being at war. Rice said, "I don't know whether you want to call it a war or sustained counterterrorism campaign. Show More Summary

NYT Kristof Turns on Obama: No Strategy in Syria Caused ISIS Strength

Tuesday on CNN's "Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer," Nicholas Kristof, columnist for The New York Times and "fan" of President Barack Obama, admitted ISIS has grown into the predominate threat to the homeland because Obama has not "had...Show More Summary

‘CNN Tonight’ Commercial Promotes Don Lemon and Alisyn Camerota as Co-Hosts

Alisyn Camerota‘s role at CNN seems to be getting clearer. This evening, we noticed a commercial running during the 5pmET hour of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” teasing tonight’s episode of “CNN Tonight” at 10pmET. The graphic...Show More Summary

CNN Wastes No Time Speculating about Killer in New ISIS Video

4 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Let it never be said CNN is behind the facts. In fact they’re often ahead of them, as was Wolf Blitzer Tuesday afternoon when he quickly tried to ascertain from his correspondent if the killer in the videotaped execution of freelance American journalist Steven Sotloff was the same as the one in the videotaped execution [...]

Thursday Cable Ratings: Blitzer #1 in Demo Across CNN and MSNBC

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

With 295K viewers in the 25-54 demo during the 6 p.m. hour Thursday evening, CNN's The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer was the highest-rated show of the night across CNN and MSNBC. Wolf Blitzer's show was also #1 in the demo at 6 p.m., beating Fox News' Special Report, though regular host Bret Baier was out and Shannon Bream was filling in.

Dem Rep: Police Disregarded the Constitution

Thursday on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) said the local police went too far and essentially disregarded the Constitution when they arrested reporters. Cleaver said, "I think also some of the officers there, I think seem to have the idea that the Constitution is not a document that we have to embrace. Show More Summary

Blitzer to Toobin: Why Can’t Police Just ‘Shoot to Injure’ Instead of ‘Shoot to Kill’?

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Wolf Blitzer discussed the shooting of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown on CNN today, and asked Jeffrey Toobin why police don't just "shoot to injure." He said instead of officers going right to "shoot to kill" if they believe they're in danger, they could fire a warning shot or just shoot to injure instead.

The Ratings Ticker: Williams, Bolling, Univision

During coverage of the death of Robin Williams last night, Fox News drew the most cable news viewers in the demo and in total viewers in primetime. However, Wolf Blitzer filling in for Anderson Cooper topped Bill O’Reilly‘s show at 8pmET in the demo. Show More Summary

ED DRISCOLL TO WOLF BLITZER: If you’re surprised, it’s because you’re not paying attention….

ED DRISCOLL TO WOLF BLITZER: If you’re surprised, it’s because you’re not paying attention.

GOP Rep. Peter King to CNN: Obama ‘Putting Off the Inevitable’ in Iraq

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

President Barack Obama's announcement that he has approved military airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq was not enough to satisfy Rep. Peter King (R-NY), who appeared on CNN with Wolf Blitzer Friday to criticize what he referred to as the president's "mixed messages" on the issue. Show More Summary

Iraqi Yazidi Confronts Wolf Blitzer Over ‘Devil-Worshipper’ Comments

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

During CNN's coverage of the escalating humanitarian crisis in Iraq Thursday night, Wolf Blitzer welcomes a member of the American Yazidi community, Basim Alali, to help shed light on the religious minority that has been persecuted by ISIS and is currently stranded on a mountaintop without access to food and water.

Wolf Blitzer: Iraq 'Falling Apart,' 'Not the Way It Was Supposed to Be'

CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer said that Iraq was “seemingly falling apart” on Thursday’s “Wolf.” “The whole country of Iraq seemingly falling apart right now," Blitzer said. "This was not the way it was supposed to be after President Obama announced that all US forces would be leaving. Show More Summary

How the Media Craft Victory for Hamas

On Tuesday, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer hosted Hamas spokesman Osama Hamden. The week before, Hamdan labeled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “a new image of Hitler” on the network. But now, for some reason, Blitzer stumbled into a random act of journalism: He asked Hamdan about comments he had made suggesting that Jews used Christian blood in matza. Show More Summary

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