David Brody

DavidBrody

David Brody is an Emmy Award winning 23 year veteran news journalist who is currently the Chief Political Correspondent for CBN News. David has interviewed many prominent national figures during the course of his career. His recent one on one interviews have crossed the ideological spectrum. He's interviewed Barack Obama, Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich, Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid  and many others.

David’s political blog, The Brody File, has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post. The Brody File is also now a weekly 30 minute political show focusing on the 2012 presidential race featuring top newsmakers and exploring key issues relating to faith and politics.

David is also a political contributor to Glenn Beck's GBTV network and offers weekly political analysis on FOX News, CNN and MSNBC. He has appeared frequently as a roundtable panelist on NBC’s Meet The Press.

Throughout the years, David has covered numerous important news events, including the 2008 Presidential debate, the Virginia Tech massacre, the 2006 midterm elections, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the 1996 Olympics.

He has traveled to Kaktovik, Alaska, to cover the story of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. He has also been to Mexico and Yuma, Arizona, where he rode along with U.S. Border Patrol to detail the nation’s immigration crisis.

David has worked as News Director at ABC affiliate KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has produced special projects, stories, and shows in the major markets of Washington, D.C., (WUSA-TV) and Denver (KUSA-TV).  David also won an Emmy Award for producing the top newscast in Colorado Springs in 1989. He joined CBN News in 2003.

David was raised in New York City, and graduated with a B.S. in communications from Ithaca College in 1988. He is married with three children.

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My Stories

Monday, June 23, 2014

Faith & Freedom: Who's Best for America's Future?

The annual event is an opportunity for politicians to make their case for presidential candidacy in front of a very important voting bloc in America: evangelical Christians.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Rise of the Machines: Robots Man's Best Friend?

Could robots really become man's new best friend? A new wave of robotic technology is changing society and in the process could improve life and the U.S. economy.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

GOP Eyes Indiana’s Pence as Presidential Contender

When it comes to choosing a GOP presidential nominee, the laundry list just gets longer. One name that's gained traction is Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

A Long Way: McMorris Rodgers' Log Cabin Roots

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the highest ranking Republican woman in Congress. But for her, it's not about power. It's about her faith that has led her.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Mudslide Aftermath: 'God Was in the Middle of This'

The tragic Washington mudslide has at least one silver lining: It has given area pastors an opportunity to talk to people about Jesus.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Huckabee: No Social Issues, No Evangelical Votes

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee warned if the Republican Party ignores social issues in upcoming national elections, then evangelical voters will just stay home.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Panel Holds Former IRS Official in Contempt

Former IRS official Lois Lerner is now being held in contempt of Congress after refusing to testify in the Tea Party-targeting scandal.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Bobby Jindal Gearing Up for Presidential Run?

It's no secret conservatives don't like the president's ideas. But Lousiana's governor is challenging the GOP to craft ideas of their own.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Are Democrats Jumping Ship on Obamacare?

The Affordable Care Act law may be known as Obamacare but for Democrats seeking re-election it's becoming more like "Obamascare."

Monday, March 03, 2014

The New USA? Secession Movement Gains Steam

Mention the word "secession" and most think of the Civil War. But a new movement is gaining steam due to  anger of an out-of-control government.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Pro-Life Prodigy Battles to Save 'Culture of Life'

Lila Rose has become an emerging force in the pro-life movement. Staring down foes like Planned Parenthood, she's refused to back down in her battle to save the "culture of life."

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Oil Boom! North Dakota Sees 'Black Gold' Rush

When you think of North Dakota, you might not picture a land of prosperity. But that's exactly what's happening there, thanks to a huge oil boom.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Midterm 2014: GOP, Dems Their Own Worst Enemy?

Problems with Obamacare could help them keep the House of Representatives and win control of the Senate, but internal bickering could be their downfall.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

White House Bid? Huckabee's Openness to Run Again

At a private event with pastors recently, former Gov. Mike Huckabee's speech sounded like a GOP primary rally. Will he throw his hat in the ring again for the White House?

Monday, December 16, 2013

Noem: Ministering My 'Biggest Job' in Washington

She has been called the "Sarah Palin of the Prairie." But Rep. Kristi Noem is blazing her own trail, making her mark not just within the GOP but in the kingdom of God.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Skeptics Say 'Hold Applause' on Bipartisan Budget

The president lauding a bipartisan budget deal aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. But some wonder whether it's good for taxpayers or will mean more spending.

Friday, December 06, 2013

Sarah Palin: 'War on Christmas' Tip of Greater Battle

Sarah Palin's latest crusade puts her in the middle of the battle for Christmas.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Gingrich Guides Kids through 'Yankee Doodle Dandy'

Most Americans know the classic song, "Yankee Doodle Dandy." Now it's also the title of a children's book written by Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Sen. Ted Cruz Dominates Values Voter Summit

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is catching heat from the president, the press, and even his own party. But to the conservative grassroots, he's their hero.

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Cherry Farmer Schools GOP in Winning Hispanics

Andy Vidak: He went from farmer to California state senator a Hispanic district against a Hispanic. It's a story that may carry some lessons for the GOP.

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Sex Politics: CA Schools Not ‘Interested in Education’

California isn't exactly known as a conservative stronghold and now liberal lawmakers are pushing even further.

Friday, September 13, 2013

'Tiny Superheros' Helping Sick Kids Brave Disease

When you are a small child and you're battling for your life, you need good medical care. It's also not a bad idea to have a superhero cape made just for you.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Saving the Constitution from 'Liberal Destruction'

The U.S. Constitution is a sacred American document. But radio talk show host Mark Levin has started a modern-day movement to save it from liberals who seek to destroy it.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Iowa May Limit Controversial Webcam Abortions

Supporters of webcam abortions in Iowa say they provide necessary medical care to rural areas. Opponents say they do more harm than good.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Santorum's Taking America Back Through Storytelling

Former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum: "I think it was Aristotle who said, 'Give me the storytellers and I will control the country in a generation.'"

Friday, August 02, 2013

Reports of Misconduct Raises Questions about TSA

Misconduct involving TSA employees has increased 26 percent in the last three years, and in hearings this week Congress was demanding answers.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Revival in America? Time to Get off the Sidelines!

Many Christians are praying for a revival. But are too many believers sitting on the sidelines spiritually and politically? One group of Iowa pastors says "yes."

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Not Your Average 'Morning Joe'

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough says he's a die-hard conservative. But not everyone's convinced, saying the former congressman suffers from "liberal media disease."

Monday, June 17, 2013

Jeb Bush: 'I'll Run for President on My Own Record'

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he hasn't decided to run for president yet. But if he does, he said he'll run on his record.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

A Tough Sell? Rubio Takes on Immigration Reform

Immigration reform takes center stage this week. GOP Sen. Marco Rubio will be the lawmaker to watch as he works to sell the idea to skeptical conservatives.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Mainstream Media Turning on White House?

For presidents, the media can be your best friend or worst enemy.  At the moment, President Obama could be witnessing the end of a cozy relationship.

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Could Evangelicals Make or Break Immigration Deal?

Immigration reform is picking up steam in Congress Thursday, but there are still plenty of potholes ahead.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Does Sen. Paul Have Right Prescription for America?

Could Sen. Rand Paul be the next president?  Whatever he decides, the eye doctor from Bowling Green thinks he may have the right prescription for America.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Texas Cheerleaders Going to Court Over God's Word?

The battle over Bible banners at football games in one Texas town could be heading to that state's Supreme Court.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Republican Party Grapples with Identity at CPAC

The conservative movement is grappling with finding the winning formula to bring more voters in future elections.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Ted Cruz a Lifeline for the Conservative Party?

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is one of the few Republicans these days described as a "rock star" for the party. The freshman is already starting to shake things up in Washington.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Tea Party Says 'Don't Write Our Obit Just Yet'

Is the Tea Party dead? Certain politicians say yes and the mainstream media has written the obituary.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Pomp, Circumstance Eclipses Partisan Rancor

Partisan rancor was put on hold Monday as more than a half a million people waited in some pretty chilly temperatures to witness the swearing in of President Barack Obama.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

A House Divided? GOP Ponders its Future

Presidents use election victories to claim mandates and Barack Obama is no different.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Election Defeat a Wake-Up Call to GOP on Immigration

President Barack Obama's re-election has become a wake-up call that has the Republican party at attention. Topping the list: a lack of outreach to Hispanic voters.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Obama, Romney Make Mad Dash for Swing States

If you want to find President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney over the next few weeks, look in the nearest swing state.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Brit Hume: Left-Leaning Media Bias Is Tangible

Fox News Analyst Brit Hume told CBN News that media bias is tangible and has been on display over the administration's handling of the embassy attack in Benghazi, Libya.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Rep. Allen West Key Target in Fight for Congress

While the White House is the ultimate prize in November, control of Congress is a close second. One of the Democrats' key targets in that fight is Rep. Allen West.

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Game Changer? Romney Has Big Night in Denver

Wednesday's debate turned quickly from handshakes to an aggressive Romney laying out the case that the Obama administration has been a major failure.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Obama's Position on Israel 'Borders on Contempt'

GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says the Obama administration's actions toward Israel border on "contempt."

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Dems: 'God Not Excised from Our Work'

Democrats took to the DNC floor to hear speeches and a approve the party's platform. But this year something's different: All references to God have been dropped.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Tea Party, Ron Paul Aim to Leave Mark at RNC

While GOP leaders want their convention to be smooth sailing, members of the Tea Party are sure to make some waves.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Conservative 'Superhero' Brewer Turns Up Arizona Heat

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer isn't afraid to take a stand. It's a quality that's earned her a number of political enemies on issues from abortion to immigration.

Thursday, August 09, 2012

The First Mormon President? Does Faith Matter?

This year could be historic if Mitt Romney were elected America's first Mormon president. That milestone will involve a number of complexities.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Obama, Romney in Latino Vote Tug of War

For Mitt Romney to win the White House, he will need help from the Latino community -- a tall order given President Obama's solid Hispanic voter support.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Who Will Most Likely Win Romney Veepstakes?

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is getting very close to naming a running mate. The decision could come in the next few days or weeks.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Obama, Romney Duke it Out over the Middle Class

President Obama and presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney are both trying to convince this crucial voting block that their policies will help them the most.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Arizona Gaining Upper Hand in Battle for Unborn

Several states, including Arizona, are stripping Planned Parenthood of tax dollars. The Great Canyon state has scored several victories on the pro-life front.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

GOP Takes Another Swing at Repealing Obamacare

This week in the House of Representatives, GOP leaders are behind a full court press to repeal "Obamacare."

Monday, June 25, 2012

Tea Party Candidate Targets Utah's Orrin Hatch

Longtime Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch usually breezes through election challenges, but this time around the Tea Party has the Republican lawmaker in its sights.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Holy Toledo! Joe the Plumber's Longshot House Bid

He's known as Joe the Plumber who confronted Obama four years ago about his economic policies. Now, Samuel Wurzelbacher is running for Congress -- but it's an uphill climb.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Romney Woos Christians at Faith & Freedom Summit

Conservative evangelicals didn't show much interest in Mitt Romney during the GOP primaries. But some say now is the time for him to reach out to them.

Friday, June 15, 2012

'Teavangelicals' Ushering in a New Great Awakening?

When the Tea Party started, the focus was economic. But that didn't stop Christians from joining the new movement, resulting in the "Teavangelical."

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Lawmakers Accuse IRS of Unfairly Targeting Tea Party

Members of Congress are accusing the Internal Revenue Service of unfairly targeting Tea Party groups, saying the tax agency is overreaching.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Tea Party 'Generals' Counter 'War on Women'

Palin. Bachmann. Haley. They have all energized the Tea Party cause. Behind the scenes, women are also among the top leaders in their fight for freedom.

Monday, May 07, 2012

Tea Party Has Indiana's Sen. Lugar on the Ropes

Forget the White House - the eyes of the political world will be on an Indiana primary Tuesday where GOP Sen. Richard Lugar is in the fight of his life.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Walking Tall: Wis. Governor Cool in Face of Recall

The eyes of the country will soon be on Wisconsin, where voters will decide if Scott Walker should be recalled as governor. But Walker says he doesn't plan on losing.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Ryan Warns America Courting Economic Crisis

GOP Rep. Paul Ryan warns that the country could find itself in hot water if lawmakers don't get their acts together.

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Cruise Control: Romney Takes the Lead in Wis.

Whether you call Romney cautiously optimistic or just plain determined, one thing is for sure: the former Massachusetts governor is in the driver's seat.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Fatal Flaw? Romney's Disconnect with Middle Class

Even though Mitt Romney is the GOP front-runner, analysts note that he still has a problem connecting to many voters - particularly the middle class.

Friday, March 09, 2012

Obama Touts Jobs in Swing State of Virginia

Obama used another month of job growth to make his case for the economy. But opponents note some economic numbers were better before he took office.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Super Tuesday Wins Promise Big Campaign Boost

With 10 states and more than 400 delegates on the table, Mitt Romney could deliver the knockout punch that clears the way for his nomination.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Romney's Focus, Momentum Shifts to Super Tuesday

After Romney's wins in Arizona and Michigan, the Republican showdown moves to Super Tuesday where the other candidates hope to get back into the mix.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Tea Party Shifts to Stealth Mode for 2012 Elections

So what happened to the Tea Party? They've shifted into stealth modem, working behind the scenes rather than in front of the camera.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

GOP Nominee Still Up in the Air after CPAC

Given the mixed reception and undecided conservative voters, the GOP nominee could come down to a history-making brokered deal at convention.

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Romney Flying High, Gingrich Says 'Never Say Die'

Despite a war of words between GOP candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, Romney hinted at reconciliation. Apparently Gingrich didn't get the memo.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Romney Surges in Fla., Gingrich Plays Catch Up

The forecast is sunny for Mitt Romney, with polls showing him pulling ahead of Newt Gingrich, a victory firmly in his grasp. Still, the race is far from over.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Why Evangelicals are Smitten with Newt Gingrich

Many are puzzled about why Newt Gingrich is doing so well among Christians despite his marital infidelities. The answer seems to start with forgiveness.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Front-Runners Get Personal Ahead of Fla. Primary

The candidates are not only fighting over who's the better GOP candidate, they're fighting over pretty much everything, starting with immigration.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Eyes Turn to SC as Romney Racks Up Victory in NH

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is two for two in Republican primary contests following his impressive victory in New Hampshire Tuesday night.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Romney Gaffe Has GOP Rivals Scenting Blood

Mitt Romney may look unbeatable to some, but he made headlines Monday when he declared, "I like being able to fire people who provide services to me."

Saturday, January 07, 2012

Romney Strengthens Lead, Becomes Target for Rivals

Two debates this weekend gave GOP challengers the chance to gang up on Mitt Romney and make the case that he's not  a true conservative.

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Romney Beats Santorum by Narrow Margin in Iowa

Mitt Romney is moving on from Tuesday's narrow victory in Iowa to next week's New Hampshire primary, and anticipating sharper criticism from his rivals.

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Santorum Rises in Polls Ahead of Iowa Vote

Rick Santorum's strong resume, solid debate performances and consistent conservative message seem to have started to click with voters in Iowa.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Forget the Polls - Grassroots Muscle Rules in Iowa

The nation's first caucuses are just two weeks away, and the GOP presidential race is too close to call. But polls are not everything when it comes to Iowa.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Newt Gingrich: Comeback Candidate of the Year

Newt Gingrich has come a long way. The former House speaker was once struggling in the polls, but now, he's got the attention of voters in key states.

Friday, December 09, 2011

Trump Targets Obama in 'Time to Get Tough' Book

Trump has tough words for America's leaders in his new book, Time to Get Tough. But his harshest criticism was directed at the nation's commander in chief. 

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Nevada the New Poster Child for US Economy

Nevada is a beautiful state, but the ugliness brought by the country's housing crisis has turned some neighborhoods into virtual ghost towns.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

GOP Candidates Butt Heads on National Security

GOP presidential candidates locked horns Tuesday night on everything from TSA airport screening to Pakistan aid.

Monday, November 21, 2011

GOP Candidates Talk Faith, Family at Iowa Forum

There were tears, testimonies, and talk of Jesus over the weekend in Iowa. And it wasn't a revival meeting -- it was a presidential forum.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Gingrich: 'Realistic Idealist' Becomes New GOP Fav

The 2012 campaign season has been full of surprises, with the latest being the political resurrection of Newt Gingrich.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

The Tea Party: Extreme or Mainstream in 2012?

While many voters support the movement, its critics are resorting to labeling it as extreme and stubborn.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Cain Tries to Move Past Sexual Harassment Claims

GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain was on the defensive Monday after allegations surfaced of improper behavior at one of his former jobs.

Monday, October 24, 2011

GOP Rivals Pummel Cain on Abortion Stance

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain told evangelicals gathered at Iowa's  Faith And Freedom Coalition he wants to make abortion illegal in America.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Dems, GOP Look to Energize Young Voters

Democrats won the White House in 2008 with the help of voters, aged 30 and under.  However, it may not be as easy to energize them this time around.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

GOP Candidates go for Jugular in Las Vegas Debate

The GOP presidential candidates lit up Las Vegas Tuesday with their most intense debate yet, with Romney and Perry taking many shots at one another.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Paul, Cain, Romney Draw Buzz at Value Summit

Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, grabbed headlines by winning the Values Voters straw poll, while businessman Herman Cain grabbed hearts, gaining fresh support.

Friday, September 23, 2011

GOP Candidates Woo Values Voters in Florida

Recently, the Republican presidential candidates all spoke in Orlando, Fla., about their faith and values.

Friday, September 23, 2011

GOP Candidates Tackle Faith, Immigration, Economy

The GOP took its case to the important swing state of Florida Thursday night, tackling hot-button issues like faith,the economy and immigration.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Round Two: Candidates Pummel Perry in GOP Debate

The Social Security tag team match moved into round two, with the two GOP frontrunners -- Perry and Romney --  picking up where they left off.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

GOP Debate a Perry Bash Fest for Candidates

Rick Perry's front runner status put him at the center of attention at the Republican presidential debate, Wednesday night.

Friday, September 02, 2011

Dim Outlook: Job Growth Remains at Standstill

The economy failed to add any new jobs for the month of August -- the first time since 1945 that the U.S. government has reported a net job change of zero.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Bachmann, Perry Shake Up GOP 2012 Field

A big weekend caused some major shuffling in the Republican Presidential race. 

Friday, August 12, 2011

Gloves Come Off at Republican Iowa Debate

The GOP presidential debate in Ames, Iowa turned heated Thursday night as candidates took repeated shots at one another and a few at the president.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Palin Attends Film Premiere, But Will She Run?

Movie premieres don't usually happen in Iowa. But when an election is around the corner, and the star of the movie is Sarah Palin, this state is the center of attention.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Bachmann: From Waterloo to the White House?

Conservative Christian and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann has jumped into the presidential race and she's making some big waves.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Lawmakers Weigh in on Boeing-Union Battle

The issue -- can a company open a factory wherever it wants to? Officials appointed by President Obama are opposed to that idea.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

No Gimmicks: Pawlenty Vows ‘Results, Not Rhetoric’

In the first TV campaign launched by a presidential candidate in Iowa, Tim Pawlenty touts himself as a conservative who'll deliver results - not rhetoric.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Can Jon Huntsman Connect with GOP Voters?

A new candidate has entered the GOP presidential field and the most recent reference on his resume is President Obama.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Can Romney Turn Early Popularity into Votes?

When you're seen as leading the pack, you can count on two things -- the media following your every move and politicos analyzing your chances.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Game On: GOP Hopefuls Target Obama in Debate

Seven GOP 2012 hopefuls faced off for their first presidential debate in New Hampshire. But their main target wasn't on stage -- he's in the White House.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Tea Party May Influence New Hampshire Debate

The campaign for the Republican presidential nomination is heating up as GOP candidates prepare to square off in a prime time televised debate Monday night.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Can the 'Power of Paul' Win the Oval Office?

Following a failed 2008 presidential bid, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, is back and ready to take another shot at the White House.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

The Real Tea Party Housewives of Atlanta

What happens when a couple of stay at home moms set their sights on politics? You get the birth of the Tea Party movement.

Monday, June 06, 2011

GOP Hopefuls Court Values Vote at Faith Conference

GOP presidential contenders flocked to the Faith and Freedom Conference in Washington, trying to win over hundreds of evangelical and Tea Party activists.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Faith & Freedom Coalition Mobilizes Christian Base

The Faith & Freedom Coalition is already making an impact in this year's race for the White House. A main goal of the group is to get Christians to the polls. 

Friday, May 06, 2011

Presidential Hopefuls Sound Off in First GOP Debate

Many high-profile presidential hopefuls chose to  skip Thursday night's debate in South Carolina. But those who attended took some strong positions.

 

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Rick Santorum: Faith & Passion Part of Politics

In an exclusive interview with CBN News, the former senator from Pennsylvania talks about his faith, his family, and his passion for America's greatness.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Trump for President? Evangelicals Paying Attention

The outspoken billionaire is attracting attention from Evangelicals. He talks exclusively to CBN News about his faith, gay marriage, and radical Islam, and more. 

Friday, April 08, 2011

John Thune: Fighting for 'America's Future'

Sen. John Thune recently decided to shun a presidential run to make a greater impact in the Senate. In an exclusive interview with CBN News, he explained why.

Friday, April 08, 2011

Donald Trump to CBN News: 'I'm Pro-Life'

While some Christians might not see the bombastic billionaire as their kind of candidate, he actually shares some of their views on social issues.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Rep. Bachmann Inches Closer to Presidential Run

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., is giving every sign of running for president -- so much so that some say she could be the Sarah Palin of the 2012 campaign.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

GOP's Cain Not Typical Presidential Candidate

He calls himself "the common sense candidate" and told CBN News Americans are fed up with the same old ways in which Washington does its political business.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Republicans Fed Up With Continuing Resolutions

So far, Congress has passed six stop gap budget measures to keep funding the operation of the government.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Iowa's Path: GOP Contenders Court Evangelicals

The 2012 presidential race is unofficially underway. For GOP candidates, when it comes to winning, political rule No. 1 says 'you must court the evangelicals.'

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Pro-Lifers Upset Over Continued Abortion Funding

Pro-life groups said the failure to defund Planned Parenthood shows that the House is not serious about cutting spending.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Election 2012: Searching for the 'Next Ronald Reagan'

You can definitely tell when a Republican is running for president. At some point, each candidate will inevitably invoke the name of President Ronald Reagan.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Boehner: Cutting Spending is 'Moral Responsibility'

Lawmakers have just five days to reach an agreement on spending before the budget expires Friday.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Will Michele Bachmann Run for President in 2012?

Rep. Michelle Bachman, R-Minn., is a rising star in Tea Party ranks. Many hope she will run for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

Friday, February 11, 2011

WH Grapples with Mubarak's Refusal to Resign

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's earlier announcement that he wouldn't resign left the Obama administration with figuring out what their next diplomatic move would be.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Gay Rights Group Causes Rift at CPAC

Some prominent social conservatives chose not to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference because of the presence of one gay group.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Palin Grades Obama, Mainstream Media

President Barack Obama's handling of the crisis in Egypt received a failing grade from former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in an exclusive interview with CBN News.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Rick Santorum Defends Obama Race Comment

Possible presidential contender Rick Santorum is coming under fire for making a connection between President Obama's race and his stance on abortion.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Senate to Vote on 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Repeal

Reports show there are barely enough votes to pass the controversial measure that would let gays serve openly in the military.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

GOP Poised to Ring in a New Reality for Obama

The New Year will ring in a new reality on Capitol Hill. Incoming Speaker John Boehner and his GOP posse will be turning up the heat on the White House. 

Monday, November 15, 2010

Congress Starts Lame-Duck Session with Taxes

The top issue facing lawmakers is what to do about extending former President George W. Bush's tax cuts.

Monday, November 01, 2010

Tea Party Express Tour Boosts Voter Enthusiasm

The Tea Party Express Tour rolled into cities featuring all-American speeches, patriotic speeches and a word or two for incumbent Washington.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Delaware's O'Donnell Prays for Political Miracle

Even though Delaware U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell is way behind in the polls, she is getting a lot of national attention -- most of it negative.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Can GOP Take Colo. Senate Seat? Battle Still Wages

GOP's Ken Buck and Sen. Michael Bennet's, (D), race in Colorado is a true test of how President Barack Obama's agenda may play out in the Rockies.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Can the Tea Party Pull Off a November Upset?

The Tea Party has become a force in U.S. politics. This November, Americans will discover if the movement's enthusiasm translates to success at the ballot box.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Tea Party's Scott: I'm Not 'The Black Republican'

Tim Scott says he's Republican who happens to be black. But more than anything, he's a conservative who loves to talk discipline - fiscal and otherwise.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Values Voters Rally Troops Before Midterm Elections

Thousands are gathering in the nation's capital for the Values Voter Summit. Top conservative leaders are getting the crowds ready for the midterm elections.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Tuesday Primaries Yield Victories for Tea Party

The Tea Party gained more victories in the Republican primaries Tuesday -- this time in Delaware and New York.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Obama Takes Questions, Pitches Economic Plans

With 53 days until midterm elections, President Barack Obama made the case for his economic plan during a rare press conference Friday.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Perfect Storm: Has Barbara Boxer Met Her Match?

In November, Sen. Boxer faces GOP candidate Carly Fiorina, one of the top female executives in the U.S. She could put an end to Boxer's long political career.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Outsiders Gain Upper Hand in Key Primaries

Tuesday's key primaries proved yet again that political outsiders may indeed have the upper hand in this fall's midterm elections.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Majority Leader Reid Seeks Senate Race TKO

Sen. Harry Reid faces Tea Party candidate Sharon Angle in November and their battle for the Nevada Senate seat hinges largely on the issue of the economy.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

GOP: Stimulus Money Brings 'Summertime Blues'

A new report by two prominent Republicans argue that the stimulus money has wasted taxpayer dollars.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Obama Tackles Important Issues on 'The View'

President Obama spent the entire hour of 'The View' fielding questions from the hosts. But it wasn't all about the economy, Afghanistan and the oil spill.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Higher Calling? Tea Party's Angle Takes on Reid

GOP Senate nominee Sharron Angle is living the classic underdog story: a Tea Party Christian trying to defeat the powerful Senate Majority Leader Reid.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Reid vs. Angle: A 'David and Goliath' Scenario?

GOP Senate nominee Sharron Angle says running against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., in the fall is her calling.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Obama Stresses Father's Day, Nods to Gay Dads

In his annual Father's Day proclamation, President Barack Obama praised biological fathers and father-figures.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Conservative Women Triumph in Primary Races

Tuesday's primaries brought more victories for the Tea Party and conservatives - and many of those winners were women.

Friday, June 04, 2010

Popular Calif. Senator's Express Losing Steam?

Next week, California Republicans will choose a candidate to run against Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., in the fall.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

General Andrew Breitbart's New Media War

Conservative pioneers Limbaugh and Hannity used radio to reach their audience. Now a new generation is making its mark across the the Internet.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Tea Party's Rand Paul Wins Kentucky Primary

Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul easily defeated GOP establishment favorite Trey Grayson in the Kentucky primary.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Obama, Karzai Assure Commitment to War on Terror

Obama and Karzai met in the Oval office, smiled during a joint news conference and shook hands, re-affirming their commitment as strong allies.

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Graham, Dobson Sound Off on Prayer, Islam, Elections

Dr. James Dobson and Rev. Franklin Graham talked candidly with CBN News about being shut out of the Pentagon prayer, Islam, and the coming elections.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Tea Party’s First Victim? Crist May Leave GOP

Gov. Crist has seen better days. The once popular Florida governor may be wondering what Mack truck hit him.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Could Neb. Abortion Law Spark Supreme Court Battle?

Legal experts say the Nebraska governor's signing of a new law further restricting abortion has all the makings of a Supreme Court challenge.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

A Look at the Supreme Court Justice Possibles

There are a few on the administration's list of possibles that are sure to spark debate from conservatives.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Will Big Gov't Agenda Be Dems' Downfall?

Will Democrats lose control of the House because of their big government agenda, and will voters trust Republicans after being put off the last few years?

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Obama Admin. Re-evaluates 'No Child Left Behind'

The Obama administration wants to do away with parts of the "No Child Left Behind" law started under former President George W. Bush.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

In Desperate Times, Dems Gain 1 HC Vote

As Democrats pressure wavering lawmakers to throw their support behind health care legislation, Rep. Dennis Kucinich announced he'll now vote yes for the bill.

 

Monday, March 15, 2010

Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona's Bold Faith for Hawaii

In the liberal state of Hawaii, Duke Aiona is running to be the next governor, but also taking a public stand for Jesus.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Obama Delays Trip as Dems Scramble for HC Votes

President Obama is waiting on House Democrats who, after another day of closed-door meetings, still have not ironed out a final reform plan.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Jihad Jane: U.S. Housewife Indicted for Terrorism

Federal agents say an American middle-aged white woman from Pennsylvania is the new face of terror.

Friday, March 05, 2010

Analysts: Dems in Jeopardy of Losing Congress

Some political analysts predict Democrats may be in danger of losing not just the House but even the Senate this fall.

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Obama Backs Bypassing GOP on Health Care

President Obama is now urging Congress to use a controversial strategy that will deny Republicans the chance of a filibuster.

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Fed Up Citizens 'GOOOH' for Capitol Hill

What if Americans stood together to replace all 435 members of the House with everyday citizens?

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Murky Waters: Charting the Future of the GOP

The Republican Party could very well be on the verge of a political comeback in 2010. But voters still aren't sold on the identity of the party.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

'New Guard' Conservatives Pack CPAC Event

The annual event, which kicked off Feb. 18, gives conservatives a chance to come together and discuss ideas on how to win future elections.

Monday, February 15, 2010

More Snow Predicted for Winter Weary States

As parts of the U.S. are digging out from last week's snow storms, other regions are expecting more new snow.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Top Dem Says His Party Will Not Lose the House

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee tells The Brody File this will not be "1994 all over again."

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Tea Party Movement Sparks National Convention

The big event being billed as the first national tea party convention is underway in Nashville, Tenn.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

What Mass. Senate Loss Means for Dem HC Bill

Republican Scott Brown has won the open Senate seat in the heavily Democratic state of Massachusetts.

Friday, January 08, 2010

RNC Chairman Credits God for His Position

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele told CBN News God put him in his current position.

Friday, January 01, 2010

Anger at Big Gov't Fueling New Revolution?

Some say if the economy doesn't turn around, the big government cry of socialism against President Obama could get even louder.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Northwest Airlines Plot Sparks Profiling Debate

Christmas Eve's foiled Northwest Airlines terror plot has led to a resurgence of the debate on security profiling.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Obama Orders Security Review after Failed Plot

Airport security will be extremely tight this week as U.S. officials beef up operations after last Friday's terror plot to blow up Northwest Airlines flight 253.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

HC Bill Resting on Lieberman's Shoulders?

Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman said Tuesday he will not vote for their plan, unless the public option and Medicare expansion are stripped out.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Dems on Afghan Plan: Not Change We Can Believe In

As top administration officials testify this week on the president's call for 30,000 new troops, the Democratic-controlled Congress is not thrilled with plan.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Democratic Divisions Threaten HC Legislation

The U.S. Senate has set the scene for a major debate over healthcare reform, but Democrats are deeply divided about key provisions in the bill.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Palin Talks Turkey on Campaign, Health Care

Palin spoke with CBN News about what she would have done differently during the 2008 campaign along with some frank comments on abortion and other issues.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Sarah Palin Goes 'Rogue' with CBN News

Palin's book tour began in Grand Rapids, Mich., where CBN News sat down with her for a conversation on one of the book's main topics-- faith.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Online Charter Schools Proving Popular

In this age of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, America is now seeing an explosion in a new type of virtual education for children.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Senate Dems Struggle to Hold Agreement on HC Bill

The Democrats are going to try to pass health care through the Senate, but it may be easier said than done.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Analysis: Elections a Referendum on Obama?

Some are calling Tuesday's election results a referendum on President Obama's first year in office.

Friday, October 30, 2009

A Truce? Fox News Meets with White House

After publicly blasting each other for weeks, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs met this week with a top Fox News executive.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

What VA, NJ Governor Races Mean for 2012

The president isn't up for re-election for another three years, but governor's races in Virginia and New Jersey could be an indicator of the president's approval.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

EEOC Nominee Pushes Cultural Envelope

Supporters of Chai Feldblum, the president's pick to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, says she's one of the most respected lawyers around. Her opponents paint a different picture.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Public Option Talk More Positive on Capitol Hill

There seems to be more serious talk now in Washington of including some form of a government-run health care option in a final bill.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

What's Next for Health Care Reform?

For months, we've been waiting to find out what will ultimately be in this health care reform bill. That time is finally here.

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Activist's Position over Schools Challenged

There are more questions about who is being put into important government positions. This time, its about who's in charge of protecting America's schools.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Committee Strikes Down Pro-Life Amendments

Amendments designed to strengthen anti-abortion provisions in the health care were rejected, Wednesday, but supporters say it's not over.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Samoa Tsunami Leaves Wave of Destruction

People in the Samoan Islands are just beginning to recover from a deadly tsunami triggered by an earthquake earlier this week.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Floods Recede, Leave Behind Death, Destruction

Three non-stop days of rain has led to horrible destruction in parts of Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina.

Monday, September 21, 2009

All the President's 'Czars'

The White House has heard the chatter that the president is pulling an "all around power grab" by appointing policy czars that don't require Senate confirmation, thus not being held accountable by Congress.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Pro-Lifers Suspicious of New Health Care Bill

Pro-life groups are warning that the new health care legislation presented by Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., would fund, and sometimes mandate, abortion coverage.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Controversy Surrounds Obama's School Speech

On Tuesday, Obama delivered an address to many of the nation's school kids to encourage them to take pride and ownership in their education.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Obama Back-to-School Lesson Plan Sparks Debate

President Obama is set to deliver a back to school speech, but some say the lesson plan attached to the speech goes too far.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Health Care Bringing Wrong 'Change' for Obama?

President Obama's approval ratings have taken a nose dive recently. What are Americans concerned about?

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Having Faith in Joshua DuBois

What may at first glance appear to be a boring desk job in the White House - for Joshua DuBois - is anything but.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Health Care Reform Loses Key Fighter

Throughout his decades in public service, one of Sen. Ted Kennedy's main crusades was pushing health care reform.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Debate Heats Up Over Abortion in Health Care

If the topic is abortion, you can expect a fight and healthcare reform is proving to be no different.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

New Word in Healthcare Debate? Co-Op

Support for a government run "public option" in the healthcare plan is falling. So the new word in the debate is "co-operatives" or co-op for short.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

'C Street' Mystery to Some, Refuge for Others

Recent political scandals have put a Washington D.C. Bible study group under the microscope and in the headlines.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Obama Presses HC Bill Despite Protests, Anger

The president is taking a summer road trip to convince Americans that the health care system needs to be reformed and that the federal government should play a major role.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Recession Watch: Is The Worst Really Over?

Economists and the American people will be taking a closer, hopeful look at the economy this week.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Obama Tries to Rally Support for Health Revamp

Obama urged reform to the nation's healthcare system during a prime time televised speech to the nation on Wednesday night.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Finding God's Signature in Washington

CBN News set out to see just how much our Christian heritage is on display in the nation's capitol.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Obama Steps Up Push for Health Care Overhaul

President Barack Obama stepped up his push for overhauling the nation's health care system, Monday, as he marked his sixth month in office.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Sen. Franken Swearing-in Not Funny for GOP

The math is not funny. If you add the 58 Democrats plus the two Independents who typically vote with the Democrats, that gives them 60 votes.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Palin Speaks Out about Resignation

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is making her first round of public appearances Tuesday since announcing her resignation.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Obama, Medvedev: Big Nuclear Cuts in Sight

President Obama has wrapped up his first day in Moscow, but not before both countries announced a tentative agreement to reduce nuclear arms.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Gov't Healthcare Plan: Stumbling Block for Obama?

President Obama wants a government run health care plan as part of the package and that is becoming a major stumbling block.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Obama Pitches Plan for Financial Regualtion

President Obama is unveiling a comprehensive plan to give the government more control over U.S. financial institutions.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Obama Pushes New Health Care Plan

President Obama chose Wisconsin, not Washington, to talk about the sweeping changes he wants passed by the end of the summer.

Monday, June 01, 2009

A Closer Look at Sonia Sotomayor

Judge Sonia Sotomayor is President Obama's pick to be the next Supreme Court Justice. Her life story is compelling but what will she be like as a judge?

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Conservatives Down on 'Policy Maker' Sotomayor

Conservatives believe she's a liberal judicial activist and their smoking gun is a Youtube video of her speaking at a law conference.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Obama, Cheney Clash over Gitmo Decision

Standing next to the U.S. Constitution, Obama came to the historical National Archives to defend why his policies will keep America safe.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

WH Will Not Observe National Day of Prayer

Thursday is the National Day of Prayer and major events are planned at the U.S. Capitol.  But unlike the last eight years of the Bush administration, the White House will not hold a big event.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

White House Revamped Web site Has Gays Upset

The White House has revamped their website and the gay and lesbian community is not happy.

 

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Obama's Budget Allows Abortion Funding in DC

President Obama's new budget proposes allowing federal funds for abortion in Washington, D.C., contrary to a longstanding policy against it.

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

No Event at WH for Day of Prayer

Thursday is the National Day of Prayer and major events are planned at the U.S. Capitol.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

A Look at Obama's First 100 Days

Wednesday marks President Obama's 100th day in office, but has he impressed conservatives thus far?