Jennifer Wishon

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Jennifer Wishon is the White House Correspondent for CBN News based in the network's Washington, D.C. Bureau.  Jennifer joined CBN in December of 2008 and was assigned to the White House in January of 2011. 

Before taking over the White House beat, Jennifer covered Capitol Hill and other national news, from the economy to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Before joining CBN News Jennifer worked as Richmond Bureau Chief and Capitol Correspondent for WDBJ7, the CBS affiliate in Roanoke, Va. In Richmond she covered state government and politics full time. Her assignments included the 2008 presidential race, the administrations of Gov. Mark Warner and Gov. Tim Kaine and the shootings at Virginia Tech.

Jennifer graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Communications Studies and is a proud Hokie! She's also a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity. Jennifer and her husband Todd live on a farm in Virginia.

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My Stories

Friday, September 26, 2014

Scandals Call Eric Holder's Legacy into Question

One day after Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation, the search is on for his replacement.  While the president called his departure "bittersweet," not everyone is sorry to see him go.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Obama Unveils Strategy, Says ISIS 'Not Islamic'

President Barack Obama addressed Americans Wednesday night increasingly concerned about the threat Islamic State militants are posing in the Middle East and about their commander in chief's ability to face it.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Doc's In: Rand Paul Performs Surgery in Guatemala

After practicing medicine for nearly 30 years, Washington forced Sen. Rand Paul to give up his ophthalmology practice. Now he's found a way to return to that calling.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Fmr Gov. McDonnell, Wife Found Guilty of Corruption

It's the worst case scenario for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. A jury found the couple guilty Thursday of corruption, fraud and bribery -- basically selling their authority for personal gain.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Life in the Fishbowl: Is New Orleans Storm-Ready?

Nine years ago, Katrina roared in the Gulf of Mexico as a Category 5 hurricane, tearing through the nation's Gulf coast. Nearly a decade later, New Orleans is still fighting its way back.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Did Former Gov. Bob McDonnell Break the Law?

A man once considered a possible presidential contender is now on trial. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife face political corruption charges in federal court.

Friday, August 01, 2014

Growing Up Bobby: Jindal's All-American Dream

His historic election as the first Indian governor catapulted Bobby Jindal into the limelight. Now the light's even brighter as he considers a run for the White House.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

When Modesty Is Hot: How Much Skin Before It's Sin?

Looking around, it's easy to think modesty is dead. Everywhere we look images tell us less is more. So, how much skin can a girl show before it's a sin?

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

FDR Prayer May Soon Be Added to WWII Memorial

There was a time when it wasn't odd to hear a U.S. president praying over the airwaves. Soon the prayer of Franklin Roosevelt may be added to the WWII Memorial.

Monday, June 09, 2014

Dangerous Game: Politics Driving Obama's Nat'l Security

Critics of President Barack Obama's foreign policy say his top security advisors know more about political campaigning than running the country.

Friday, May 30, 2014

A Son's Special Heart: Bret Baier's Courageous Story

Fox News anchor Bret Baier and his family have learned the hard way what it's like to be part of a staggering statistic. They believe God is using their journey to help others.

Friday, May 09, 2014

FCC Battle Could Change the Internet as We Know It

There's an important debate in Washington that most people don't know about, and it could affect the quality of your Internet service at home and at work.

Monday, April 14, 2014

White House Breakfast: 'Christ Didn't Rise in Vain'

More than 100 Christian leaders from different backgrounds and different states gathered at the White House to celebrate Christ's resurrection.

Friday, April 11, 2014

US Mulls Ceding World Wide Web Oversight

Big government is at it again. But this time the Obama administration is planning to give up power, which could prove detrimental to people all over the world.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

For Obamacare Enrollment, Devil's in the Details

Thanks to a provision in the health care law many millennials won't be worrying about health insurance for a long time.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Unqualified Diplomats Picked as Political Favors?

Members of the American Foreign Service Association are meeting to discuss concerns about some of President Barack Obama's ambassadorial nominees.

Friday, February 07, 2014

Beyond Race: When Two Churches Became One

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., called Sunday morning the most segregated time of the week. But one New Orleans congregation is showing how diversity makes it stronger.

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Obama Calls for Saeed's Release at Prayer Breakfast

Speaking at Thursday's National Prayer Breakfast, the president called for the release of Pastor Saeed Abedini, who's been imprisoned in Iran for more than 18 months.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Obama Vows to Go It Alone to 'Expand Opportunity'

President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union speech Tuesday. He outlined a vision of "opportunity for all." But the question is -- who's listening?

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Fmr Va. Gov. McDonnell Indicted on Corruption Charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have been indicted on federal corruption charges, a spokesman for the U.S. Justice Department said.

Friday, January 17, 2014

White House Committed to Pushing Religious Freedom

President Barack Obama says his administration is committed to promoting religious freedom across the globe.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Nation of Criminals: Three Strikes on the Way Out?

Imagine getting a life sentence for stealing pizza. It's happened under three strikes laws. They're meant to nab violent criminals, but some say they're creating a mess.

Friday, January 03, 2014

White House Chef Dishes Secrets in New Cook Book

Author Chef John Moeller, who worked in the White House kitchen for more than a decade, talks about recipes and presidential preferences in his new cook book.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Duck Dynasty's Favorite Uncle Shares 'Si-cology'

Funny man Si Robertson is perhaps the biggest breakout star of "Duck Dynasty." When the show began, he was only to appear occasionally. But that changed.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The Odd Duck: Beardless Alan Joins 'Dynasty' Show

The bearded Robertsons are keeping "Duck Dynasty" in high demand.  And this season you may have noticed another brother who doesn't look the part.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Why All the Hype? Duck Dynasty a Cable Ratings Hit

Across America people tuned in to "Duck Dynasty" Wednesday. CBN News recently traveled to Lousiana to find out what the hype's about.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

IRS Targeting Scandal Rooted Deep in Washington

The White House insisted the IRS scandal was confined to the agency's Cincinnati office. But now, it's clear the scandal was rooted in the nation's capital.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Pres. Obama Kicks off Economic 'Refocus' Tour

Despite spending political capital on Obamacare, gun control and immigration reform, the White House says job creation has always been the President's priority.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me'

After a jury found Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin, President Obama said he wanted to provide some context to the controversy that's followed.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Obama Goes on PR Offensive for Health Care Law

Obamacare is losing its luster. The president is trying to change that and prevent the law from being repealed in part or whole.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Fed Surveillance More Widespread Than You Think

It turns out big brother really is watching you. Government's surveillance programs are widespread and they're operating with the approval of a secret court.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Smile! 'Data Brokers' Are Tracking Your Every Move

Can the government really track our every move? The answer is yes. We're sending clues about ourselves, often without even knowing it.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Obama Unveils Climate Policies, Skips Congress

President Obama unveiled unprecedented federal policies to address climate change Tuesday -- policies critics fear will be nails in the coffin for some jobs.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Affordable Care Act Becomes a Source of Heartburn

Obamacare is supposed to create jobs and provide health insurance for all. Instead for many Americans is has already become a source of heartburn.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Lawmakers Press for Answers on Ammo Stockpiling

Reports have been surfacing for months that the Department of Homeland Security is stockpiling ammunition. Now that has sparked a congressional investigation.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Eyes in the Sky: Drones Coming to a City Near You

Drones may soon become common sights in the sky. They have the ability to open doors for new ways of doing business. But they also raise privacy concerns.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Duck Dynasty Stars: Faith, Family Keys to Success

A&E's "Duck Dynasty," a show about a family, their faith and duck calls is cable television's top-rated reality show.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Obama Budget Shadowed by Gov't. Waste Report

President Obama is unveiling his 2014 budget Wednesday. But some lawmakers are focused on a report on how the government is wasting tax dollors.

Friday, April 05, 2013

Obama Reflects 'Holy Land Brought Scripture to Life'

At Friday's White House Easter breakfast, the president said his trip last month to Israel brought "scripture to life."

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Gov. Walker: GOP Must Be 'Relevant' to Win in 2016

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a proven fiscal conservative, and his stock continues to rise as Republicans think about their possible candidates for 2016.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Critics Question Uncle Sam's Ammo Buying Spree

As private gun and ammunition sales skyrocket, Uncle Sam is buying too and in bulk. The Department of Homeland Security is purchasing 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Substance or Flash? Obama Leaves for Israel

President Obama leaves Tuesday for Israel, his first time visiting America's closest ally in the Middle East as president -- and Israelis have noticed.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Dr. Ben Carson: No Calling to Politics Yet

Dr. Ben Carson, a featured speaker at CPAC this week, shared his views with CBN News on health care and the political correctness he says is muzzling free speech.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

New Obama Policy Group Scandal Waiting to Happen?

Some watchdog groups are calling President Obama to shut down what they call a new "dangerous arm of his presidency."

Friday, March 01, 2013

$85 Billion in Spending Cuts Now in Effect

The Senate's Republican leader is calling $85 billion in federal spending cuts a modest step toward curing Washington of its "spending addiction."

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Rosa Parks Honored with US Capital Statue

The U.S. Capitol building added an important new statue to its collection Wednesday, one that helps better tell America's intricate story.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Sequester Economic Armaggedon? GOP Says 'Hardly'

The president is drumming up public concern in a bid to head off what he calls a "perfect storm" for economic decay. But critics say such warnings are exaggerated.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Second Amendment an 'Insurance Policy' for Liberty?

Legal experts say the Second Amendment grants Americans the right to defend themselves. It also serves as an insurance policy for liberty.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

'Made in the USA' Making a Comeback?

The Alliance for American Manufacturing, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is working toward a brighter future for the nation's manufacturers.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Obama to Tackle Jobs, Sequester in State of the Union

President Obama will set forth an ambitious agenda in the first State of the Union address of his second term Tuesday night.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Obama Lays Out Vision for Immigration Reform

Paving a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants in the United States is just part of the immigration reform plan President Obama spelled out Tuesday.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Kerry Confirmation Touches on Benghazi, Egypt

Democratic Sen. John Kerry began his confirmation process for secretary of state Thursday with an appearance before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

American Legion Salutes War Heros with Inaugural Ball

The American Legion Ball saluted America's heroes, specifically Medal of Honor recipients at an inaugural ball.

 

Monday, January 21, 2013

Obama Invokes MLK as He Lays Out 2nd Term Agenda

In his inaugural address, President Obama paid respect to America's civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr., as he laid out his agenda for his second term.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Air of Anticipation Surrounds Inaugural Planning

Long before Americans chose their next president, one group of service members was working full time to plan his swearing in ceremony. For many, the event is like a dream.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Obama Signs 23 Executive Orders on Gun Control

President Barack Obama unveiled sweeping proposals to curb gun violence, signing 23 executive orders, Tuesday, that don't require the approval of Congress.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Obama, Karzai Discuss US Role in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai Friday to discuss America's future military role in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Newtown: Battle Brews on Guns, Mental Health

All mass shootings spark gun debates but Newtown coming on the heel of other tragedies with young victims is sparking a debate Washington didn't expect.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Chaplains, K-9s Help Comfort a Broken Newtown

It's going to take a long time for the town to heal, but a group of chaplains from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, along with a comfort dog ministry is helping ease the pain.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Grieving Town Begins Funerals for Sandy Hook Victims

Churches are working overtime to help comfort a grieving town as funerals begin today for victims of the school shooting that left 20 children and six adults dead.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Washington Invokes Social Media in Fiscal Cliff Battle

Twitter can be a powerful tool. It has even fueled revolutions across the Middle East. Now the White House is using it, hoping to win a different kind of battle.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Blame Game Begins as Fiscal Cliff Draws Near

As the clock ticks towards America's potential fall off the fiscal cliff, lawmakers and the president are blaming each other for the delay in reaching a deal.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Obama Tackles Economy amid Libya Controversy

Despite the Petraeus sex scandal and the 9/11 Benghazi attack probe, the president spent most of his first post-re-election presser talking about the economy.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Red Tape Putting Chokehold on Small Businesses?

Small businesses employ more than half of the nation's private sector. But many owners say the government is building barriers to being able to hire more full-time workers.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Election 2012: What Happens If It's a Tie?

Polls show the presidential race is a dead heat. CBN News spoke with election expert Brian Darling about some of the unusual possibilities for this year's race.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Washington, DC, Residents Assess Sandy's Damage

Hurricane Sandy was no lady as she roared into the nation's capital, with steady rain that was, at times, blinding and whipping wind gusts that topped 75 mph.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Senator: White House Response on Libya 'Bizarre, Misleading'

The terror attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was the deadliest blow against diplomatic personnel in decades and has led to finger-pointing over who knew what when.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Silent Minority: Pro-Life Democrats the Party Stepchild?

Pro-life Democrats. It's a group that's some 21 million strong. Still, they are the first to admit they're not exactly the life of the Democrat Party.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Generation Apathy? Millennial Vote Up in the Air

Millennials represent the "future" that both candidates reference on the campaign trail. But a new survey finds America's youngest voters feeling apathetic.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Dems Hope N.C. Success will Help Win the South

Democratic Party officials said their choice to hold their convention in Charlotte showed that they are fighting for the South this November.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

DNC Zeros in on Obama's Economic Record

The Democratic National Convention kicks off tonight in Charlotte, N.C., with first lady Michelle Obama headlining the night.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

DNC Imam: Muslims, Christians Have Much in Common

Prior to the DNC, Muslims gathered to pray at a North Carolina park. Their message: Muslims have much in common with Christians and Jews.

Monday, September 03, 2012

DNC Chair Talks Gay Marriage, 'Obama's America'

DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz talked about her party's new plank supporting gay marriage as well as the new documentary "Obama's America."

Friday, August 17, 2012

Fmr Obama Supporter Artur Davis Stumps for Romney

It's not often that a Congressman supports a Democrat for presidential election - then supports the GOP in the next. But that's what Artur Davis is doing.

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Dixon, Han Say Idol Tour Fun, But a 'Test of Faith'

If you're an "American Idol" fan, the top 13 Idol finalists are holding concerts across the country. It's a grueling schedule that's testing the faith of some of the performers.

Friday, August 03, 2012

Young, Old Voters Face Off for 2012 Election

As the conventions draw near, both campaigns are going all in for voters. So far, the 2012 race for the White House appears to be mainly focused on age.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

D-Day for Freedom? Birth Control Mandate in Effect

Starting today every employer in America that offers health insurance to its workers must now include contraception, even if it violates their conscience.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

UN Treaty Endangering the Right to Bear Arms?

World leaders believe a global standard regulating the international trade of arms would help curb the violence. But many people in the U.S. have concerns.

Monday, July 09, 2012

Months Before Election it's 'Battle of the Tax Cuts'

The president launched efforts to extend tax cuts for the middle class, arguing that a refusal to act would be a "big blow" to working families and the economy.

Monday, July 02, 2012

Storms Take the Bang Out of July 4 Celebrations

There's perhaps no more festive place to be the week of July 4 than in Washington. But this year, severe storms have crushed some of the joy.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

American Son: The Rising Star of Marco Rubio

Sen. Rubio's story is uniquely American. Born to Cuban exiles that fled to the U.S. for a better life, their dreams became his, a story he shares in his new memoir.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Romney Softens Tough Talk on Immigration

Mitt Romney got more specific about his immigration reform plan, asking Hispanics to think about whether or not their lives have improved under President Obama.

Friday, June 15, 2012

USAID, Churches Unite to Stop Preventable Diseases

When an American child stubs his toe or is bitten by a mosquito, there's a very slim chance he'll die.  But across the globe, those same ailments will kill millions.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Obama Courts Latinos with Illegal Immigration Change

Latinos are a powerful voting bloc this presidential election and have grown frustrated with a lack of immigration reform policies coming out of Washington.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Runaway Train? CBO Sounds Alarm on National Debt

A recent poll found that 51 percent of Americans believe the government will go bankrupt, and a new congressional report appears to corroborate those fears.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Minority Pastors: Gay Marriage Not a 'Civil Right'

Minority pastors recently gathered at the Defense of Marriage Summit in Washington to confront the president over his decision to support gay marriage.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Faith Groups Fight 'Rape' of America's Religious Soul

Faith leaders say today's attack on religious liberties is the culmination of a decades-long process to eliminate those who don't subscribe to a liberal world view.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Nation of Criminals: Selling Prisons 'for Profit'

It's a $74 billion industry: private companies selling prisons for profit. Critics charge the practice only increases the incentive to put people in prison and keep them there.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Romney Courts Evangelical Vote at Liberty U.

The former Massachusetts governor has sewn up the GOP nomination. Now he needs the enthusiastic support of evangelical voters to take the White House.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Dixon Talks about His Faith, Music, and 'Edgy' Hair

This season, "American Idol" introduced the world to Colton Dixon, a Christian artist who stayed true to his faith on the show despite pressure to tone it down.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

More Millennials Becoming 'Religiously Unaffiliated'

A survey of about 2,000 millennials aged 18-24 found major religious shifts among this age group.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

New Video Exposes Ease of Voter ID Fraud

Critics say voter ID laws place an undue burden on minorities and the poor. But citizen journalist James O'Keefe recently proved how easy voter fraud can be.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Conservatives Rebuff 'Buffet Rule' as Class Warfare

The Senate is preparing to hold its first vote on the Buffet Rule, a measure that would subject the wealthy to a higher tax rate. Critics call the measure "class warfare."

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

South Carolina's Nikki Haley: 'Can't Isn't an Option'

When South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley decided to run for public office, prejudice reared its ugly head. But her parents taught her that "can't is not an option."

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

President Obama: 'Overcome the World' as Jesus Did

President Obama joined Christian leaders from across the country at the White House Wednesday for a time of prayer and reflection.

Monday, April 02, 2012

Slow Economic Recovery: What's Taking so Long?

The economy is seeing the best job growth in two years. But if you compare this recovery to others since World War II, many analysts ask -- what's taken so long?

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

High Court Dissects Obamacare's Individual Mandate

The Supreme Court spent Tuesday focusing on the "Obamacare" mandate to purchase health care coverage, scrutinizing the law's strengths -- and flaws.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

'Obamacare' Protests Expand to Abortion Coverage

Tuesday, demonstrators both for and against the health care law continued to gather in Washington, this time with many of them focusing on the abortion issue.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Emotions Run High During 'Obamacare' Arguments

Americans on both sides of the debate gathered at the Supreme Court to make their voices heard on President Obama's controversial health care law.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Voter ID Advocates Deny Disenfranchisement

Some states want to protect Americans right to vote by requiring picture IDs at the polls. But critics argue the requirement restricts voters' rights.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Obama Pressed on Iran, Foreign Policy Decisions

In his first press conference of the year Tuesday, President Barack Obama spent the bulk of his time explaining his foreign policy on Iran and Israel.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Netanyahu: Israel Must be Master of Its Own Fate

When it comes to Iran, Israel's wants America and the world to know the Jewish state will decide how it deals with the growing nuclear threat.

Monday, March 05, 2012

Obama: US Commitment to Israel 'Rock Solid'

President Obama assured that the United States will stand by Israel, despite recent tension between the two countries over how to handle the growing threat from Iran.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Seven States Join Fight against Birth Control Mandate

Florida, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Nebraska have joined the fight against the Obama administration's birth control mandate.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Obama Touts Energy Plan as Gas Prices Soar

President Obama took the issue head on Wednesday, announcing new energy policies he says will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil in the long run.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Obama's New Budget Raises Taxes on Wealthy

President Obama unveiled his 2013 budget to Congress Monday, kicking off what's sure to become an election year battle over government spending.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Obama's Birth Control Shift Doesn't Silence Critics

President Obama made efforts to calm a firestorm Friday, announcing that his administration will reverse a birth control coverage requirement for religious employers.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Election Goals Top Priority as CPAC Kicks Off

Conservatives from across the country are in Washington to talk about ideas and strategy and to hear from those still in the running to become the GOP nominee.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Catholics Unite Against Law's Birth Control Mandate

Inside churches across America, the health department's recent interpretation of President Obama's health care law, passed by Congress in 2010, is still reverberating.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

China Trade Violations Put American Jobs at Risk

According to three new reports released Tuesday, 1.6 million American jobs are at risk due to trade violations committed by China.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Ind. Gov. Unveils Vision for Saving the Republic

Many had hoped Ind. Gov. Mitch Daniels would run for president. Though he's not in the race, he's written a book outlining his vision for America.

 

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Romney Comes Out Swinging at Florida Debate

Mitt Romney went on the offensive at Monday night's GOP debate in Tampa, Fla., seeking to cast dispersions on Newt Gingrich's record as speaker of the House.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Obama Continues 'Fair Shot' Theme for Middle Class

In Tuesday's State of the Union address, Obama is expected to try and nurse economic worries by building on a speech for the middle class he delivered last month.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Florida Voters Flip to Gingrich after SC Win

Gingrich's campaign was declared dead twice, but he kicks off the Florida primary process with a major boost after winning South Carolina.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Down to the Wire: Final Four Battle for SC Votes

Just hours before the first Republican primary in the South, things have changed in the race for the party's nomination.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Gingrich Gaining, GOP Hopefuls Court SC Pro-Lifers

With just two days until the South Carolina Republican presidential primary, polls show Newt Gingrich is gaining ground on front runner Mitt Romney.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

GOP Hopefuls Press Romney in First SC Debate

Time is running out for candidates at the bottom of the pack, and they had a clear plan of attack at the first of two debates before the South Carolina primary.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Evangelicals Rally Behind Santorum; Huntsman Out

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman said he believes Romney to be the "best equipped" to defeat President Obama.

Monday, January 09, 2012

Small Businesses Want Substance from Candidates

While candidates covered many issues the weekend, the economy is clearly the priority for voters, especially for small business owners.

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Obama Proposes Leaner, Meaner Defense Machine

The president made a rare appearance in the Pentagon briefing room Thursday to outline a strategy to cut billions of dollars from the nation's military budget.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Obama: 'Days Are Over' for US Troops in Iraq

President Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met to discuss 'a normalization of the relationship' between the U.S. once American troops leave.

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Va. Tech Gunman May've Been 1 of 2 Found Dead

Police now believe a second body found in a nearby parking lot may've been the gunman who shot and killed a police officer Thursday on Virginia Tech's campus.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Obama Recalls Roosevelt in 'Square Deal' Tax Plan

Obama spoke from the Kansas town where President Theodore Roosevelt delivered his "New Nationalism" speech on giving regular Americans a "square deal."

Monday, December 05, 2011

A Tale of Three Wives: Life on the Campaign Trail

While presidential candidates stump and debate, their spouses work behind the scenes, avoiding missteps, providing counsel, and surviving life on the trail. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Supercommittee Fail Brings Deeper Deficit Problems

Finger pointing continued a day after the congressional supercommittee failed to reach an agreement on major budget cuts.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Country Music's Heritage Celebrated at White House

Several country music artists were invited to perform at the White House as part of an ongoing music series to celebrate America's heritage.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Gov. Mitch Daniels' Advice for 'Keeping the Republic'

He's not in the presidential race, But Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels wrote a book he hopes will be used by those who can steer America back in the right direction.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

GOP Candidates Discuss the Economy, Blame Obama

Wednesday night, the GOP candidates met on a debate stage in Rochester, Michigan, to talk about the economy.

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Virginia Turning Red? GOP Dominates Election

Three years after Barack Obama won the state of Virginia, it appears the Old Dominion's political pendulum is swinging back to the right.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Obama to Congress: Pass Transportation Bill

President Barack Obama was back on the stump pushing his American Jobs Act, Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Rick Perry Unveils 'Cut, Balance, Grow' Plan

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry rolled out his "bold" economic plan Tuesday aimed at creating jobs and fixing the struggling economy.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Obama: US Troops in Iraq Home by Christmas

All American troops serving in Iraq will return home by the end of this year, President Barack Obama announced Friday afternoon.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Immigration Reform Important to Evangelical Latinos

The fastest growing segment of the U.S. evangelical church is in the immigrant community. And they're closely listening to talks on immigration reform.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

GOP Candidates Talk, Question Economic Plans

The economy ruled Tuesday night's debate as each Republican candidate questioned each other and tried to sell their plans to get America back to work.

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Mending Fences: Obama Targets 2008 Supporters

With his reelection campaign just months away, President Obama is working to win back supporters upset about some of his first term decisions.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

'Not Settling' is New Bachmann Campaign Theme

Bachmann addressed students at Liberty University Wednesday, pushing her credentials as a Christian and a constitutionalist.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Tax Cuts Still an Issue in Obama's Deficit Plan

Republicans say tax increases shouldn't be on the table, setting the stage for another heated debated in Washington on how to tame the nation's growing deficit.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Obama's Jobs Act DOA? Plan Gets Little Support

President Barack Obama is making good on his promise to take his jobs plan coast to coast. But he's a long way from getting it passed through Congress.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Gov. Rick Perry Opens Up About His Faith

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, took a break from talking about jobs to open up about his faith during a recent visit to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Author Pens New Teen Thriller on Radical Islam

The book, titled The Final Hour is the last book in his "Homelanders Series" in which a Christian teen named Charlie West battles Islamo-fascists.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Obama Urges Congress to Pass $447B Jobs Plan

Confronting an economy in peril, President Barack Obama unveiled a larger-than-expected $447 billion plan Thursday night to boost jobs.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Obama Feeling the Heat Ahead of Jobs Address

The president will walk into the U.S. Capitol Thursday night with a heavy assignment - deliver a plan that creates jobs and gets the economy moving again.

Friday, September 02, 2011

Everything's Bigger in Texas, Including Economy

People and businesses are flocking to the Lone Star State as a result of the Texas economy, which continues to create jobs and opportunities.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Nat'l Landmarks Damaged in East Coast Quake

The strongest quake to strike the East Coast since World War II has left cracks in the Washington monument and also damaged the National Cathedral.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Strong Earthquake Gives East Coast a Scare

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit just northwest of Richmond, Va. Monday, sending tremors up and down the East Coast.

Friday, August 19, 2011

O'Donnell: 'Troublemakers' Shake Up Status Quo

Former Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell reveals how a story on the "The 700 Club" helped her recover after a tough campaign.

Monday, August 08, 2011

'The Response' Prayer Rally Bigger Than Expected

It wasn't a ballgame, a concert or even a speaker that drew 30,00 people to Houston's Reliant Stadium. It was seven hours of continuous worship.

Friday, August 05, 2011

Thousands Expected at 'The Response' Prayer Rally

More than 8,000 Americans will respond to a call by Texas Gov. Perry to gather in Houston's Reliant Stadium for a time of prayer and fasting for the nation.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Perry: Free Private Sector Key to Economy

In an exclusive interview with CBN News, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) talks about what the federal government can learn from Texas.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Military Chaplains Facing New Kind of Fire

Chaplains have been a key part of the U.S. military for hundreds of years. Now, some fear the recent acceptance of homosexuality may silence their beliefs.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Debt Default Warnings Grow More Ominous

The stalemate in Washington could have serious implications for Americans -- especially with the news that Moody's may downgrade the nation's credit rating.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Obama's Fiscal Policies Hurting Small Business?

The U.S economy is nearly standing still. Ever aware of the dismal situation and its political implications, President Obama has shifted into candidate mode.

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Court Orders 'Immediate' End to Gay Troop Ban

A federal appeals court has ordered the U.S. government to stop enforcing its ban on openly gay members serving in the military.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

'Forever Box' Shows Importance of Lasting Memories

A smell or sound can instantly call up a memory, but author Kristin Clark Taylor says sometimes we need a little more -- like the tangible items that mean the most.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Sinise's 'Lt. Dan' Giving Back to U.S. Troops

Thousands of U.S. military personnel around the world are serving in harm's way to protect America's freedom. One famous actor is working to take their minds off the stress.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Debt Deadline Puts Pressure on Budget Talks

With the Aug. 2 deadline to raise the nation's debt limit fast approaching, the Senate is cancelling their recess to address the issue.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Obama Scorns Debt Talks, Praises NY Gay Marriage

Obama spoke to the press Wednesday about America's economy, but also used the time to jump into the debate over the latest challenge to traditional marriage.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

White House to Stop Issuing Health Law Waivers

President Obama says the goal of his healthcare law is for every American to have health insurance. So why is his administration issuing so many waivers?

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Afghan Drawdown Plan Draws Mixed Reactions

Citing the U.S. military success and an ailing economy at home, President Obama is ready to pull American troops out of Afghanistan. But the move could come at a price.

Friday, June 03, 2011

Religious Ambassador's Job Even More Important

For newly sworn-in Religious Freedom Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook, a daunting challenge lies ahead. But she says it's a task God has prepared her for. 

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Obama-GOP Budget Talks Produce Few Results

Despite having 'productive' budget negotiations with President Obama, Republicans said no real breakthrough was produced by Wednesday's meeting.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Netanyahu Tells Obama 1967 Borders 'Indefensible'

President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu are set meet Friday to discuss the president's demand that Israel return to 1967 borders.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Rep. Wolf: Make Religious Freedom Higher Priority

A U.S. congressman is pushing legislation to make international religious freedom a greater priority at the State Department.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Obama: 'Time to Focus on Immigration Reform'

With the 2012 presidential campaign kicking into gear, President Obama has begun to focus on immigration reform.

Friday, May 06, 2011

Right to Arms: Activists Square off in Gun Debate

In the wake of the Tucson shootings, the president is breaking his silence on gun control - something that has both sides of the debate gearing up for a fight.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Grace under Pressure: America's First Ladies

There's no real job description for the first lady. Instead, the position is shaped by the women who hold it and each one has served in her own way.

Monday, May 02, 2011

Elusive Target: The 10-Year Hunt for Bin Laden

After years of intelligence gathering officials found bin Laden's hide out -- not in a cave, but a huge fortified compound in an affluent Pakistani neighborhood.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Obama: Christ's Travails Put Others in Perspective

In the midst of heavy national debates and busy schedules, President Obama says it's important to keep things in perspective.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Obama, GOP Square Off over Deficit Plan

If the president gets his way, upper-income Americans can say goodbye to Bush-era tax cuts and some tax deductions.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

House Republicans Unveil ‘Path to Prosperity’

House Republicans released a budget proposal Tuesday they say reduces will puts America back on the path to prosperity.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Budget Talks to Avoid Gov't Shutdown Resume

Vice President Biden says congressional negotiators are getting close to a budget deal with $33 billion in spending cuts. But the GOP is hoping for deeper cuts.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Obama: U.S. Intervention Averted Libyan Massacre

As long as Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi is in power, President Obama warned the North African nation will remain a "dangerous place."

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Female Vets Dissatisfied with VA Medical Benefits

A new survey of the nation's female veterans found America's veterans affairs care for women is lacking.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Lawmakers Question Obama's Authority over Libya

Lawmakers from both sides are questioning President Barack Obama's motives in authorizing U.S. air strikes in Libya and whether he had the authority to do so.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Cuccinelli's One-Man Fight against Uncle Sam

Va. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is literally waging a one-man fight against the government and has already secured his place in U.S. history.

 

Monday, March 14, 2011

Japan's Devastation Worst since World War II

The death toll from Friday's earthquake and tsunami continued to rise Monday as hundreds of bodies washed up along Japan's coastline.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Islam Hearings Address 'Elephant in the Room'

The chairman of the hearings, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said it was time to address the elephant in the room. Four hours of emotion filled testimony followed.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Key Economic Gains Point to Brighter Future

With leading indicators showing the economy gaining strength in the months ahead, analysts predict a brighter future for the job market.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Gas Prices Rise Over Libya's Turmoil

The price of a barrel of oil has spiked 18 percent in the last ten days. Unrest in the Middle East has made oil speculators nervous.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

DOMA Loses Obama Administration Support

Some critics of President Barack Obama's decision to no longer defend the federal law that defines marriage have compared it to tyranny.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Wisc. Labor Protests Ripple Across Midwest

The protest trend seeming to be spreading, setting up a major battle between unions and state governments across the Midwest.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Libya Gov't Warns Bloodshed Will Escalate

Hundreds are dead in Libya as bloody clashes between protesters and Moammar Gadhafi's Army threaten to push the country to the brink of civil war.

Friday, February 18, 2011

White House Revises Conscience Clause Rule

The Obama administration maintained protections for health workers who have a religious or moral objection to performing abortions, but some rules were cut.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Congress Proposes 'Kill Switch' for the Internet

Some members of the government have considered taking control of parts of the Internet. Others fear that such control can limit free speech.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Consumer Prices Skyrocket Around the World

Gasoline, food and clothing prices are rising and are the result of a perfect weather storm in the U.S. and abroad.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

GOP Says Obama's Budget Not Good Enough

Jacob Lew, the White House's point man on its 2012 budget, faced doubting Republicans on the House Budget Committee on Tuesday.

Monday, February 14, 2011

New Budget Calls for Deep Spending Cuts

Two-thirds of the president's proposed budget savings come from spending cuts that will affect nearly every American.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Ohio Abortion Proposal Challenges Roe v. Wade

Republicans won major victories in state elections last November and they are using their newfound majorities to restrict abortion.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Will Radical Islam Come to Power in Egypt?

Many Mideast experts worry that Islamic extremists could gain power in the Arab country.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Gas Prices Soaring Amid Mideast Turmoil

It's becoming more painful to fill up the gas tank. Gas prices are spiking across the country and it appears there's no relief in sight.

Friday, February 04, 2011

Egypt Protests Continue, WH Works to Get Journalists Out

Demonstrations continued on the streets of Cairo, Egypt on Friday as protestors returned demanding President Hosni Mubarak to step down.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Obama Intimately Shares His Faith in God

Although he wasn't raised in the church, Obama says his Christian faith has been a sustaining force for him over the past two years in Washington.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Winter Storm Brings Record Snow Fall

The worst winter storm in decades dumped record levels of snow and ice across thousands of miles of the nation.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Planned Parenthood Undercover Video Released

A new video sting at a Planned Parenthood facility has caused an uproar among pro-life groups.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Amid Violence, Americans Attempt to Evacuate Egypt

For the seventh day in a row, thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators again took to the streets of central Cairo on Monday.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Slain Missionary Predicted Last Days in Mexico

Following the recent murder of American missionary Nancy Davis, some missionaries have reconsidered working in Mexico.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Obama's State of the Union: What to Expect

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night could be the beginning of a showdown with congressional Republicans.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Stakes High for this Year's 'State of the Union'

For the first time, a Republican speaker of the House will sit behind President Obama, with spending a top concern for GOP lawmakers in front of him.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Republicans Release 'Spending Reduction Act'

The Republican Study Committee has released the Spending Reduction Act of 2011 that returns federal spending levels to those of 2008.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Charged With Murder

Dr. Kermit Gosnell and four members of his staff have been charged with murder after apparently delivering hundreds of live babies and then killing them.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

China Willing to 'Dialogue' on Human Rights

Chinese President Hu Jintao and President Barack Obama stressed the need to cooperate, despite differences on trade, security, currency, and human rights.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Brazil, Australia Devastated By Raging Floods

People on different sides of the world have suffered through some of the worst natural disasters in their history.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Obama Urges Americans to 'Stay United'

President Barack Obama told Americans to stay united during a memorial service Wednesday evening for the Tucson, Ariz., shooting victims.

Friday, January 07, 2011

Obama Works to Keep Economic Optimism Alive

President Barack Obama is trying to keep optimism about the economy alive, and has assembled a new economic team to help.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Republicans Call for Weekly Votes on Spending Cuts

The new House speaker promised to call weekly votes on spending cuts starting with Congress. Individual states are sure to feel the federal fiscal pinch.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Out of the Red: Virginia's Economic Turnaround

As many states work to stay out of the red, Virginia is coming off a budget surplus. The man behind the Old Dominion's journey back to the black is Gov. McDonnell.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

California Wraps Up 2010 on a Soggy Note

Southern California residents are recovering Thursday from massive mudslides caused by a second round of heavy rains and snow.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Dems' Pack Huge Agenda for Lame-Duck Finale

Tax cuts, a massive spending bill and a nuclear arms treaty are just some of the heavy items left for the lame-duck session of Congress.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Pork-Laden Tax Cut Deal Clears Senate Hurdle

Congress is poised to approve an extension of the Bush tax cuts this week, along with a spending bill designed to keep the federal government running.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Va. Judge Strikes Down Federal Health Care Law

The 42-page ruling by U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson is based on a key part of the law that requires Americans to buy health insurance.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Obama Sets Sights on Tax Code Overhaul Plan

During an interview with National Public Radio, President Obama spoke about a complete reform of the tax code starting next year.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Will Democrats Support Bush Tax Cut Deal?

President Obama has reached a compromise with Republicans on an extension of the Bush tax cuts, but he must convince his own party to support the deal.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

House Nixes Bush Tax Cuts; Senate Fights On

The House voted to extend middle-class tax cuts while letting Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy expire, but the debate over 2011 tax breaks is far from over.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Republicans Stand Firm on Keeping Bush Tax Cuts

Both Congress and the Obama administration say they want to bring down the deficit. The lines have been drawn over tax increases and spending cuts.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Christmas Tree Bombing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

The Somali American suspected of plotting to bomb an Oregon Christmas tree lighting ceremony during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend pleaded not guilty, Monday.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

'Holiday Mail' Gives Troops a Touch of Home

The Red Cross and Christian recording artist Amy Grant are asking people across the U.S. help to ensure America's heroes feel appreciated this Christmas.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Germany Closes Historic Building After Terror Threats

The glass dome of Germany's Reichstag parliament building that draws thousands of tourists each day has been closed indefinitely over concerns of a possible terrorist attack.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Europeans to Grill Obama on U.S. Spending

President Barack Obama will face tough questions from Europeans in Portugal, Friday, during summit meetings with NATO and the European Union.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

TSA Chief: Body Scans, Pat Downs Necessary

John Pistole, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration, went to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to answer questions about the new procedures.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Pilots,Travelers Complain About Security Measures

Body scanners allow screeners to detect anything hidden on a person's body. However, some fear the machine's radiation could be a health risk to passengers.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Lawmakers Uneasy With Plan to Cut Deficit

A plan to cut the nation's deficit through a combination of shrinking the federal government and raising taxes is being met with mixed reviews on Capitol Hill.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

GOP Transition Team Preps to Honor Promises

The new House Republican majority is working on a plan to honor their campaign promises after voters sent a message wanting smaller government and less spending.

Monday, November 08, 2010

Man Sentenced to Die for Gruesome Home Invasion

After enduring days of testimony detailing the torture and murder of his wife and two daughters, Dr. William Petit said he prays for the strength to go forward minute by minute, day by day. 

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Fed Buys $600 Billion in Gov't Bonds

The Federal Reserve is trying to stimulate the economy by putting more money into the system.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Tea Party Celebrates, Warns GOP 'We're Watching'

While Tea Party members celebrated their winners, they also issued a warning to the incoming GOP leadership -- "We'll be watching you."

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Study: Alcohol Most Dangerous Drug

Most people agree that drugs are bad, but some British researchers have found that alcohol is most dangerous to your health and lifestyle.

Friday, October 29, 2010

W.V. Voters Consider Change in U.S. Senate Race

Big spending in Washington, D.C. and new programs on top of a recession have many in the Mountaineer State considering a change.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

For Obama, Voters, Election is No Laughing Matter

President Barack Obama appeared on Jon Stewart's Daily Show Wednesday night to rally the youth vote.

 

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Razor's Edge: Can Va.'s Perriello Stage a Comeback?

Two years after Obama's message of change ushered in a new Congress, many Democratic lawmakers are fighting for their survival. Rep. Perriello is one of them.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

U.K. Austerity Plan: Harbinger of America's Future?

Britain is slashing 81 billion pounds to reduce the country's crippling deficit. The move is a reminder that the U.S. faces a similar tough decision in the near future.

Monday, October 11, 2010

'Frederick Douglass' Republicans Woo Black Voters

Douglass escaped from slavery to become an advisor to President Abraham Lincoln.  Today, he's inspiring a new movement among conservative African Americans.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Uncertainty Prevails in U.S. Economic Outlook

Economists are worried about the longer-term economic outlook. Judging by the way business owners are holding on to their cash, they're worried too.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Hungary's Sludge Flood Could Happen in U.S.

Experts say the toxic sludge flood that is currently devastating Hungary could potentially happen in the U.S.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Homeowners Fight Back Amid Foreclosure Mishap

Several major banks are freezing thousands of foreclosures to review whether mishandled paperwork led some to be wrongly forced from their homes.

Friday, October 01, 2010

East Coast Cleans Up After Record Rainfall

Residents along the East Coast will spend the weekend cleaning up after record rainfall this week.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

O'Donnell: 'God's Keeping Me in the Race'

In an exclusive interview with CBN News, Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell said God is keeping her in the race.

Monday, September 27, 2010

As Polls Slip, Democrats Hit Campaign Trail Hard

Voter enthusiasm remains on the side of Republicans, putting Democrats on defense with their starting line up.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

GOP 'Pledge' Makes Closing Arguments to Voters

The Republicans' new "Pledge to America" outlines the direction they will take the country if elected as the majority in Congress.

Friday, September 17, 2010

New York City Cleans Up After Deadly Storm

A fast-moving storm ripped through the city Thursday, knocking down trees and power lines and leaving one person dead.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Tax Debate Continues as Home Foreclosures Rise

Lenders took back more homes in August than in any month since the start of the U.S. mortgage crisis.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Analyst Expects Pendulum Swing in November

The November elections are seven weeks from Tuesday, and the latest predictions are not pretty for the party in power.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Fla. Pastor 'Suspends' Koran Burning Plans

The pastor who has angered Muslims across the globe with his plans to burn Korans on the anniversary of 9/11, said the burnings were only "suspended."

Friday, September 10, 2010

Has Obama Awakened the Evangelical Vote?

Grassroots Christian activists from across the country are in Washington, D.C., learning how they can help change the course of the U.S. in November.

Thursday, September 02, 2010

East Coast States Brace for Earl's Landfall

The storm is barreling towards the Eastern Seaboard and residents living there are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Analysis: Restoring Honor Rally Promotes 'Change'

The same spirit of change that ushered in a Democratic Congress and president now appears to be threatening the balance of power in the nation's capital.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Beck's 'Restoring Honor' Rally Draws Criticism

Tens of thousands of Americans will be in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to attend the "Restoring Honor" rally, led by talk show host Glenn Beck.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Salmonella Outbreak Hikes Egg Prices

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, wholesale prices of eggs have jumped since the recall.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Officials: Illnesses Linked to Eggs May Increase

The salmonella outbreak which has sickened at least 2,000 people and triggered a massive egg recall will likely increase, according to federal health officials.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Dems Planning a 'Post-Election' Surprise?

Even if the balance of power shifts in November, Democrats will still have one last chance to advance their legislative agenda after the elections.

 

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Obama: Economic Recovery Will Take Time

President Barack Obama has been working to convince voters directly that his policies to get the economy moving are working.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Prop 8 Supporters Appeal to Stop Gay Weddings

Opponents of gay marriage have accused the Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker of activism from the bench.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Confidence Drops on Obama's Economic Handling

A majority of Americans now believe it's only going to get worse and they are also not satisfied with the way politicians are handling the situation.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Obama Signs $26 Billion Jobs Bill

President Barack Obama signed a $26 billion jobs bill Tuesday hours after the House passed the measure during a rare August session.

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Saving the Marshes: La. Fights for its Wetlands

Oil may no longer be flowing freely into the Gulf of Mexico, but remnants of the catastrophe will be around for years to come.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Challenge to Health Care Law Clears Legal Hurdle

One of several lawsuits against the Obama administration's health care reform law has cleared its first legal hurdle.

Monday, August 02, 2010

GOP Aims to Erase Dems' House Majority

As members of Congress head home for their August recess, many will be working hard to defend their records to angry voters.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Scouts Celebrate 100th Birthday at Jamboree

The Boy Scouts of America is celebrating its 100th anniversary with its national jamboree.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

President Makes Pitch for Small Business Bill

President Obama traveled to New Jersey to make another pitch for his economic plan to create more jobs and small business loans.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Senate Falls Short on Obama's 'Disclose Act'

Senate Democrats fell three votes shy of avoiding a GOP filibuster on a campaign finance bill, effectively halting the president's push to rewrite fundraising rules.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

BP Replaces Hayward, Reports $17 Billion Loss

BP announced Tuesday that its embattled British CEO Tony Hayward will be replaced by American Robert Dudley effective October 1.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Gulf Crews, Residents Plan for Ugly Bonnie

The name Bonnie means 'pretty,' but the storm bearing that name is expected to push more of the ugly, oily mess in the Gulf of Mexico onto Louisiana's coast.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Tea Party Caucus Offers 'Voice' for the People

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., announced she has founded a Tea Party Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Blog Causes Schism Within Tea Party Ranks

A satirical letter by Tea Party Express leader Mark Williams has caused a rift in the Tea Party movement and added fuel to recent charges of racism.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Gulf Spill 'Solution' Worse than the Problem?

For many families who live along the Gulf of Mexico, the federal government's ban on deepwater oil drilling is worse than the oil spill and its aftermath.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

U.S. Chamber: White House Stifling Economic Growth

Analysts said the main problem facing businesses is uncertainty about tax policies coming out of Washington, saying uncertainty is the enemy of growth.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

House Divided: Gibbs' Remarks Spark Dem Civil War

The in-party squabbling is surely a symptom of the high stakes for both Democrats and Republicans in this November's elections.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

New Budget Chief Wading into Financial Mess

With the deficit having already topped $1 trillion, the president's new budget chief, Jacob Lew, has found himself wading into a financial mess.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Obama Defends Record as Elections Draw Near

As the mid-term elections draw near, the president is attempting to draw a sharp contrast with Republicans on government spending and the economy.

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Va. Health Care Lawsuit Goes Before Federal Judge

The state of Virginia has sued the federal government over healthcare legislation passed earlier this year by the Obama administration.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Kagan Expected to be Confirmed by Senate

Wednesday marked another grueling day of questions for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Day 2: Kagan Pressured on Views as Harvard Dean

GOP lawmakers are worried Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan holds the liberal view that judges should feel free to legislate from the bench.

Monday, June 28, 2010

High Court: Christian Student Group Can't Bar Gays

The Supreme Court says a law school can legally deny recognition to a Christian student group that won't let gays join.

Monday, June 28, 2010

GOP Senators: Can Kagan Be Impartial Justice?

Leading Republican senators on Sunday questioned whether Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan could be an impartial judge.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Religious Freedom: High Court Makes Key Rulings

The U.S. Supreme Court is wrapping up its latest session with key rulings involving the First Amendment.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Gen. Petraeus Redons Fatigues for Afghan War

Gen. Petraeus has been celebrated for overseeing the successful U.S. surge in Iraq. Now he's being asked to lead the war in Afghanistan during a critical time.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Gulf Fishermen Struggle to Make a Living

Fishing is what holds many families along the Louisiana Gulf Coast together, but the BP oil spill now has them struggling to make ends meet.

Friday, June 18, 2010

S.C. Dems Uphold Newcomer's Primary Win

South Carolina Democratic party officials have decided to uphold the surprising election results by letting Alvin Greene's surprising primary victory stand.

Friday, June 18, 2010

BP Chief's Denial of Blame Enrages Lawmakers

BP's CEO told Congress he was "devastated" and "deeply sorry" for the Gulf spill. But that wasn't enough for lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Final Arguments Given in Key Gay Marriage Trial

The definition of marriage is at stake in a trial in California where lawyers presented their final arguments on Thursday regarding Proposition 8.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

BP Agrees to Set Aside Billions in Oil Spill Aid

British Petroleum executives have agreed to President Obama's demands and will set up a $20 billion relief fund for Gulf Coast damage claims from the oil spill.

Friday, June 04, 2010

Cap Placed Atop Gulf Well, Oil Still Spewing

BP has finally made progress in slowing down the Gulf oil spill. But the disaster has already had a terrible effect on the wildlife in the region.

Thursday, June 03, 2010

With No End in Sight, Spill Leaves Gulf in Despair

The Gulf spill has already become the worst environmental disaster the US. has ever seen, and now experts say it could continue until Christmas.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Gas Prices Down, But What Does Future Hold?

Gas prices are going down and they may hit the lowest levels in a year.  But for the long term the U.S. faces serious oil and energy problems.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Obama on Oil Spill: It's My Job to Shut This Down

Questions about the oil spill dominated a news conference with President Obama, Thursday. The disaster is now being declared the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Playing God? Scientists Create Artificial Life

For the first time, a team of scientists have produced a living cell powered by manmade DNA.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Tensions Escalate Over Ariz. Immigration Law

Tensions over immigration reform and border enforcement continue to escalate following the passage of Arizona's tough new immigration law.

Friday, May 14, 2010

FBI Arrest 3 Men Tied to Times Square Plot

Federal agents arrested three men who may have helped bankroll Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani accused of plotting to detonate a bomb in Times Square.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Despite Oil Leak, Public Backs Offshore Drilling

A new polls show most Americans still support more drilling for oil off America's coasts.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Oil Spill Wreaks Havoc on Gulf Fishing Industry

As the clean up effort intensifies, oil continues spilling into the Gulf of Mexico. And each day the futures of thousands of fisherman grow dimmer.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Biden Says Kagen a Shoo-In - But is She?

There are few clues on how Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan would rule on important issues - and that has GOP lawmakers worried.

Thursday, May 06, 2010

BP Works to Protect Gulf's Natural Resources

Crews have been doing all they can to protect the Gulf Coast's precious natural resources, the jobs of thousands of fishermen and the economy.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Black Conservatives: The New Face of the GOP

Republican lawmakers are promising a strong effort to take back the majority and they're attracting candidates who are already making history.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Mojave War Memorial Cross Ruling a 'Good Sign'?

The Supreme Court's ruling that a war memorial cross may remain on federal land in the middle of California's Mojave desert may have set a precedent.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Senate Grilling Puts Goldman Execs on the Defense

Lawmakers have not been able to agree yet on a financial overhaul plan. But they have agreed to grill executives from one of Wall Street's biggest firms.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Ariz. Immigration Law Debate Heats Up

The Obama administration is continuing to pressure Arizona officials over a new law designed to crack down on illegal immigrants.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Goldman Trading Execs Dispute Fraud Allegations

Embattled executives from Goldman Sachs faced a virtual firing squad on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Ministry Helps Single Moms 'Survive 'N Thrive'

An Oklahoma-based ministry has been helping single moms thrive for six years and is on a mission to expand nationwide.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Dems Eye Goldman Suit to Spur Financial Reform

Critics say the government is playing politics with a new measure to regulate Wall Street.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Group Warns More Recruits 'Too Fat to Fight'

A group of retired military officers says American kids are too fat to fight, going so far as to say today's school lunches are threatening national security.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Tax Day Tea Party Vows 'Change' in November

Using Tax Day as their theme, thousands of Tea Party activists took their motto of "taxed enough already" to communities across the nation.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

On Tax Day, Tea Partiers Take to Capitol Hill

In honor of tax day Thursday, thousands of tea partiers gathered from coast to coast in a series of "taxed enough already" demonstrations.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Juan Williams: The Truth about the Tea Party

Journalist and political commentator Juan Williams warns Democrats not to marginalize the Tea Party as a group of "right-wing kooks."

Friday, April 09, 2010

Pain at the Pump: Oil Prices on Rise Again

Americans may need to get ready to dig deep as the price of oil is once again on the rise.

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Interest Rates Rising? What That Means for You

As the U.S. economy struggles to regain its footing, financial experts are predicting higher interest rates are on the way.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

U.S., Russia to Sign Landmark Nuclear Treaty

The treaty commits the two former Cold War adversaries to new arms reductions, slashing arsenals by nearly a third if it is ratified.

Friday, April 02, 2010

Obama Facing Tough Sell on Health Care Law

As the president hits the road again Friday to push the new health care overhaul, polls show he has a lot of convincing to do.

Thursday, April 01, 2010

New England Flooding Recedes, Danger Remains

Parts of New England are experiencing the worst flooding they've seen in 200 years.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Obama's Student Loan Changes Draw Concern

President Barack Obama has signed a law that finalizes his health care overhaul and makes the government the issuer of all federal college loans.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Congress Holds First Church Service in 130 Years

About 300 members from both sides of the aisle gathered to worship just hours before the House of Representatives voted to pass health care reform.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Hard Times Persist in Housing Market

Even though the government is throwing billions of dollars at the problem, the crisis hasn't gone away.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Will the Abortion Executive Order Do Its Job?

Abortion opponents say the order is not worth the paper it's written on, while supporters claim the president isn't living up to his pro-choice stance.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Health Care Battle Heats Up as Vote Approaches

Republicans warn the bill is far too expensive and will hurt the economy while Democrats say the measure will give coverage to those who need it.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Obama Delays Asia Trip as HC Vote Looms

President Obama has postponed his trip to Asia for a second time to focus on health care reform, as Congress prepares for what may be the biggest vote they will ever cast.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Will Dems Meet Obama's Deadline on Health Care?

Democrats claimed momentum Wednesday in their drive to enact the sweeping health care legislation sought by President Barack Obama.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Lawmakers Fight for Global Internet Rights

A Democrat and Republican have joined to introduce a bill aimed at preventing oppressive Internet regulations around the globe.

Monday, March 08, 2010

Obama Pushes Last Ditch Effort for HC Reform

Less than two weeks-- that's how long Democrats in Congress have to meet President Obama's deadline to pass health care reform.

Friday, March 05, 2010

Abortion Coverage Dispute Divides House Dems

Although the Senate has drawn attention for preparing to pass a controversial health care bill with a simple majority, the real fight is shaping up among Democrats.

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Some Dems Wary of Obama's Final Health Push

In a bold move, the president called on Congress to vote his latest health care measure up or down. But even some Democrats are leery of the new plan.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Huge Storm Darkens Homes, Disrupts Travel

An already winter weary Northeast is once again getting pounded by a major winter storm this week.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Tony Perkins 'Disinvited' to National Prayer Luncheon

Andrews Air Force Base chaplain's office rescinded their prayer luncheon invitation to Family Research Council President Tony Perkins.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Tort Reform a Key Issue in Health Care Debate

President Obama will meet Thursday with Congress to discuss health care to find common ground and that's renewed the debate over medical lawsuits.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Emotional Testimony Paints Bad Picture for Toyota

Day one of the Capitol Hill probe of Toyota opened with emotional testimony and set up even more questions.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Debate Continues

'Don’t ask, don’t tell' is up for debate in Congress and there’s growing public support to repeal the policy.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Obama Keeps All Dem HC Option on Table

Democratic leaders are tweaking the Senate health care bill that passed last year to make it more palatable to the House of Representatives.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Missionaries Freed by Haitian Judge Land in U.S.

Twelve hours after a Haitian judge approved their release, eight missionaries stepped off a military cargo plane and onto U.S. soil in Miami.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

East Coast Digs Out from Storm for Record Books

The second blizzard to blow through the mid-Atlantic and Northeast is now off shore, but the record-breaking storm left an incredibly powdery mess behind.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

First Lady Campaigns Against Childhood Obesity

Michelle Obama is pushing her first big policy initiative called "Let's Move" to try to get kids to eat healthy and end the childhood obesity epidemic in a generation.

Friday, February 05, 2010

Despite Falling Unemployment, Jobs Still Top Concern

From economists to investors to workers, everyone agrees the big need for the U.S. is jobs. Many hope the White House and Congress take that message seriously.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Rep. Mike Pence: 'It All Begins with Faith'

In an exclusive interview with CBN News, Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., talks about his approach to life, family and work.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

CIA Chief: Al Qaeda Likely to Attempt U.S. Attack

United States intelligence officials say the possibility of an attack by al Qaeda on the U.S. in the next 3 to 6 months is "certain."

Monday, February 01, 2010

After Recall, Toyota Seeks Consumer Confidence

Some dealers estimate it will take months to repair all of the recalled vehicles, but it may take longer for Toyota to rebuild confidence in their products.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

March for Life Attendees Urge Homestate Initiatives

More than 50 million babies have been aborted in America since the Supreme Court legalized abortion with its Roe v. Wade ruling.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

After Mass. Defeat, Dems Mull Scaled-Back HC

Massachusetts Republican Scott Brown is the new face of change in Washington that's shaking up the Democrats' aggressive healthcare agenda.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Bob McDonnell on VA Governorship: 'It's a Ministry'

On Saturday, Republican Bob McDonnell became governor of the Old Dominion after an eight-year rein by Democrats.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Aid Groups Struggle to Help Haiti Victims

Haitian earthquake victims are growing even more desperate as relief organizations struggle to get into the country to help with the humanitarian crisis.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Dems Continue to Work for Compromise on HC Bill

Talks between the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate concerning health care reform continue.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Bitter Cold Pushes to Northeast U.S., Europe

The massive snowstorm that has buried much of the Midwest is pushing into the Northeast Friday.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

WH: Report Reveals 'Shocking' Intel Failures

President Obama took full responsibility, Thursday, for the security downfalls that almost led to a disastrous airliner attack on Christmas.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Loophole Ends Estate Tax for 2010

The repeal of the controversial estate tax that took effect for the new year is raising new questions about life -- and death.

Friday, January 01, 2010

New Year Celebrations Mark End of Difficult Decade

People all across the world rang in the New Year Thursday night with spectacular celebrations.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Tea Party Activists 'People of the Year?'

Perhaps the best "2009 person of the year" is not a person at all-- but rather the group of Americans that rallied across the nation for issues important to them.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

NW Plot Has GOP Questioning Obama's Leadership

The results of a White House investigation on last week's failed airliner attack come as Republicans are criticizing the president's handling of the plot.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Airline Plot Raises Questions about U.S. Security

Last week's failed plot to blow up a Northwest Airlines jetliner is raising serious questions about flaws in America's post 9/11 security procedures.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

'Strip' Scanners May See More Use U.S. Airports

With homeland security threats becoming more prevalent, authorities are considering making greater use of  'body scanners.'

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Dems Tout HC Victory as GOP Eyes 2010 Election

As Senate Democrats celebrate victory on health care, Republicans are planning their strategy for winning big in next year's midterm elections.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Major Health Care Vote Looms on Capitol Hill

Senate Democrats have scheduled the second of the procedural three votes Tuesday on healthcare reform.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Did Henry Brown Save Christmas?

Rep. Henry Brown, R-S.C., fears all the "Happy Holiday" messages Americans are hearing threaten to suffocate the reason for the season.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Deal or No Deal: Climate Talks Wind Down in Denmark

A decision on a new climate accord is still up in the air on the last day of talks at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Health Care Bill on Life Support in Senate

The clock is running out for Senate Democrats who have pledged to pass a health care reform bill before heading home for the holidays.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Obama to 'Fat Cat' Bankers: Start Lending Now

President Obama summoned top bank executives to pressure them on offering more lending to small businesses and to help millions of homeowners avoid foreclosure by modifying their mortgages.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Could ACORN Regulate America's Financial System?

Congress is working to create a new agency to regulate consumer financial products, but some lawmakers are afraid the controversial community organizing group ACORN will get a seat on the oversight board.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Senate Debate Not Over on Abortion Amendment

Despite the Senate having defeated efforts to keep tax dollars from being used to pay for abortions in the health care legislation, the debate may not be over yet.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Obama on Jobless Rate: Trends Don't Pay Rent

Analysts have reasons to hope companies will start hiring again soon as a new government report showed the jobless rate fell to 10 percent.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

President's Job Summit: Will It Help Create Jobs?

With health care having garnered most of the attention on Capitol Hill lately, President Barack Obama is putting the U.S. economy back into the spotlight.

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

DC Council Advances Gay Marriage Measure

Washington D.C. is one step closer to legalizing same sex marriage after the City Council gave tentative approval to the measure Tuesday.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Lenders Called Out for Not Helping Homeowners

Mortgage companies are being pressured by the government to help homeowners facing foreclosure.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Authorities Seek Info on Alleged Ft. Hood Shooter

An Army psychologist, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, was trained to help solders in distress, but he had been on the radar of law enforcement officials for months.

Friday, November 06, 2009

'Kill the Bill': Protestors Target Health Care

A sea of Americans converged in Washington Thursday to rally against a health care plan they say tramples on their constitutional rights.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Atlanta Mayor Race Crosses Color Lines

The race to become Atlanta's next mayor has become a race about race and the debate over who is best suited to serve will continue through next month.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Reid: Health Care Timetable May Slip

Sen. Harry Reid signaled Tuesday that Congress may fail to meet a year-end deadline for passing health care legislation.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Too Commercial?

More than 40,000 women died of breast cancer last year. Though several groups are working to find a cure, some fear the cause is falling victim to too much commercialization.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Gays Now a Protected Class under New Law

President Barack Obama has signed legislation that elevates homosexuals to the class of citizens that enjoy special protections under the law.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Obama Signs Hate Crimes Bill into Law

President Obama signed a controversial hate crimes bill into law, Wednesday, followed by a special White House evening reception for gay activists.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

ACORN Fights to Save Reputation, Revenue

Instead of celebrating its 39th anniversary, ACORN is fighting to save its reputation and revenue stream after undercover videos showed workers counseling on how to open a brothels. 

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Swine Flu Woes... Can Gov't Handle Health Care?

While the Senate waits to learn what a government run insurance plan will cost, concerns over swine flu may make the plan harder to sell.

Friday, October 23, 2009

New Hate Crimes Law Protects Sexual Orientation

Homosexuality will soon be added to the protected classes of religion and race.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Hope Dims for Health Care after Medicare Vote

Democratic leaders suffered a major blow Wednesday when some of their own voted against a Medicare rate bill seen as a test for broader reform.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Army Hiring Booms in Tough Economy

In these tough economic times one employer is hiring in every state and Americans are applying in record numbers for the U.S. Army.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

'Flying Boy' Falcon Really Grounded Now

When asked during an interview with CNN, why he didn't come out of hiding when his name was called, Falcon said "you guys said that we did this for a show."

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Dow Indicates Economy Moving in Right Direction

Investors on Wall Street are breathing a sigh of relief after the Dow Jones Industrial average broke 10,000 Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Lawmakers Begin Private Talks on Health Care

The White House sent in its heavy hitters to try and broker a deal, but it seems compromise won't be easy.

Friday, October 09, 2009

Hate Crimes Bill Crammed into Defense Budget

An important defense bill passed the House Thursday, but nearly 150 lawmakers voted against it.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Docs Split over What Reform Should Look Like

The president said doctors are the best advocates for reform since they are the ones who see firsthand the problems with the system.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Virginia, New Jersey Poised to Break Blue Streak?

For most states, this is an off election year, but voters in Virginia and New Jersey are preparing to elect a new governor.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Can the U.S. Carry Any Economic Clout at G-20?

The G-20 summit gets underway on Thursday. The U.S. is hosting the meeting, but doesn't carry the same clout it once did -- thanks to trillion dollar deficits and a weakening dollar.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Expectations Low for Mideast Talks

President Barack Obama will meet Tuesday with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, but expectations for progress on issues like Jewish settlements are low.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Senate Dems Wrestle over Health Care Plan

Health care reform took a step forward in Washington on Wednesday, but lost the support of several lawmakers in the process.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Christians for Health Care Reform Gather in D.C.

Liberal-leaning religious groups say they're praying that the political bickering won't jeopardize efforts to get coverage to the uninsured.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Plan Could Raise Fuel Efficiency Standards

If approved, the changes would bump up the cost of new vehicles, but the government says drivers would recover the costs in fuel savings.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Obama: Economy Returning to Normalcy

President Barack Obama told Wall Street Monday he wants strict rules to prevent another collapse in the future.

Friday, September 11, 2009

A Different View of the 9/11 Attacks

Now we're seeing new images from that day. And some experts warn that terrorists could be planning to strike again.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Obama Health Care Speech Stokes Passions

With falling approval ratings on his handling of health care, President Obama insisted he's in this fight until the end.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Obama to Address Congress as Approval Slips

President Barack Obama will deliver a high-stakes message on health care reform to a special joint session of Congress Wednesday evening.

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Bishop's Story: Lesson for Health Care Reform?

Bishop Harry Jackson, who has battled cancer and his insurance company, says his experiences show how a government-run health care plan could jeopardize lives.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

WH Seeks to Seal the Deal on Health Care Reform

With his popularity falling and public opposition to massive health care reform slipping, President Barack Obama is preparing to take the bully-pulpit in an effort to seal the deal.

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Fallen CA Firefighters Saluted Amid Investigation

California firefighters joined to remember their own, Friday, saluting the body of fallen firefighter Capt. Tedmund Hall.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Lawmakers Push to Fill Kennedy's Senate Seat

Lawmakers are now focusing on how to replace Sen.Ted Kennedy's seat in the U.S. Senate.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Could America's Seniors Affect Health Care Bill?

America's seniors have the most to lose or gain out of health care reform and they're making their opinions known.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Recession Ending But Dollar Concerns Inflate

The recession appears to have come to an end as the economy is on its way to a recovery. But there are still dark clouds on the horizon, including huge government deficits.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Prosecutor to Investigate Alleged CIA Abuse

Newly declassified documents from the CIA give detailed accounts of interrogation techniques following 9/11 that could result in criminal charges.

Friday, August 21, 2009

'Cash for Clunkers' Out of Gas, Ends Monday

If you have a clunker you're hoping to cash in for a new fuel efficient car, get down to your local dealer before the program screeches to a halt. The wildly popular program officially ends Monday.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Midwest Tornado, Storms Cause Heavy Damage

Powerful winds slammed parts of four Midwestern states on Wednesday, leaving behind shattered windows, toppled power lines and injuries.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Christians Differing on Health Care Reform

Christians concerned about health care in America start from the same premise, but it's how to achieve that goal where the differences emerge.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Storms Put Gulf Coast, Others on Edge

Tropical Storm Ana weakened to a tropical depression Monday morning, just as Tropical Storm Bill became a hurricane.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Obama Uses Campaign Skills to Pitch HC Plan

Obama headed west for a town hall meeting in Montana, Friday, and he had his work cut out for him in the conservative state.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Can America Afford Government-run Health Care?

How can America afford government-run health care? It's a question more Americans are asking at town hall meetings across the country.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Critics Overshadow Obama's Reform Proposal

The public outcry against the healthcare reform bill has put the Democrats and the White House on the defensive.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Recession Ending? Economic Landscape Still Ugly

Obama says things would be much worse without the $787 billion stimulus package he pushed through Congress.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Opposition to Public Health Care Grows Louder

Two separate recent polls by NBC News and Fox News show more Americans think the president's proposal is a bad idea.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

How Much Money Does it Cost to Raise a Child?

What does it cost to raise a child? Numbers just released are startling, but most parents would agree it's worth every penny.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Journalists Pardoned in N. Korea, Headed Home

After being held as prisoners in North Korea for nearly five months, Laura Ling and Euna Lee are heading home to American soil.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Controversial Islamic School Gets OK to Expand

A Fairfax, Va., school said to be linked to terrorism teachings was given the go-ahead to expand its campus, Monday.

Friday, July 31, 2009

Democrats Push to End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Democrats in Congress are ramping up efforts to overturn the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, which says homosexuals cannot serve openly in America's armed forces.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

GOP Leader: Hate Crimes Bill is 'Dangerous'

The top Republican in the House says protections for America's religious freedoms are facing a serious threat.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Vote on Health Care Must Wait Despite Deal

Four of the seven conservative Blue Dog Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee have sunk their teeth into a health care deal they can chew on.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Abortion Doc Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Scott Roeder, 51, listened in court as witnesses detailed his involvement in Tiller's murder.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Report: Obesity Will Expand Healthcare Costs

Some health economists are telling Congress -- address obesity or give up on reining in rising health care costs.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Would Congress Ration Citizens' Health Care?

It is known as the rationing of care but some call it playing God, because governments are making decisions on the cost effectiveness of treatments.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Will Healthcare Reform Open Abortion Floodgates?

The massive healthcare legislation moving through Congress includes directions for lots of new changes, but on one important issue it is silent.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Some Dems Concerned About Health Reform Cost

President Obama is pledging his healthcare overhaul will not add to the federal deficit. However, even some members of his own party do not seem to be buying that pledge.

Monday, July 20, 2009

New Poll: Confidence in Obama Slipping

As President Barack Obama pushes harder for health care reform, it appears he is facing greater resistance.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Senate Closer to Expanding Hate Crimes Law

Senators approved the most sweeping expansion of federal hate crimes protections since the original law was enacted during the Civil Rights Movement.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Health Care Bill May Mean Highest Taxes in Years

Democrats' health care bill being debated on Capitol Hill relies heavily on raising taxes.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Obama: Health Care Reform will Save Money

President Barack Obama urged significant reform in medical insurance coverage in order to save Americans money.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Afghan Surge Takes Toll on Troops

The surge against Taliban forces in Afghanistan has taken a toll on U.S. and coalition troops, and their efforts aren't expected to end anytime soon.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Senators Ready for Intense Sotomayor Hearing

She's been through confirmation hearings before, but the one she'll face Monday will be unlike anything she's experienced.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Global Warming Next Subject at G8 Summit

The G8 Summit in Italy is in full swing -- global security, international trade, and global warming are all on the table.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

World Bids Final Goodbye to Pop Icon Jackson

The world watched on Tuesday afternoon as family, friends, and thousands of fans bid goodbye to Micheal Jackson.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Franken Becomes 100th U.S. Senator Tuesday

For the first time since last November's election, on Tuesday all 100 members of the United States Senate will finally be in their seats.

Friday, July 03, 2009

Rough Economy Dampens Holiday Mood for Many

Millions of Americans would do without fireworks this weekend, if it meant they had a job to go to Monday.

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Unemployment Rate Soars in June

The unemployment rate is inching closer to double digits at 9.5 percent, according to a report from The U.S. Department of Labor.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Fairness Doctrine Opponents Take on FCC Head

Even with a new chairman who disagrees, critics are concerned the FCC may try to advance controversial policies like the Fairness Doctrine.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Coleman Concedes, Sending Franken to Senate

Republican Norm Coleman conceded to Democrat Al Franken in Minnesota's contested U.S. Senate race.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

FDA Panel Approves Painkiller Restrictions

An FDA panel voted to lower the maximum daily dose listed on popular painkillers made with an ingredient that could be harmful.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Fans Around the World Mourn Jackson's Death

Fans from around the world continue to mourn the death of the man who called himself the "King of Pop."

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Iran's Crackdown on Demonstrators Continues

Violence continued in Iran Thursday as the Islamic Republic clamped down even harder on protesters taking to the streets to protest the nation's recent election.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

NTSB: D.C. Metrorail Warned of Dated Trains

Reports now suggest the D.C. train crash that killed at least now people and injured several others Monday could've been avoided.

Friday, June 19, 2009

U.S. Condemns Iran for Protestor Crackdown

Congress voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution to support Iran's citizens as they stand for an election recount.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Americans Down on Gov't Bailouts, Intervention

The American public is very concerned about all the big spending going on in Washington -- and that's not all they're worried about.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

G.I. Film Festival Aims to Restore Military Luster

One man's story recently premiered in Washington, DC, at the 3rd annual G.I. Film Festival, a star-studded event designed to restore the luster to America's military.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Oil Prices Up, Experts Say They'll Go Higher

The price of oil's move above $70 is a steep spike, considering just three months ago a barrel cost less than $35.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Senators Open Boxes to Sotomayor's Past

Senators now have the information about Sonia Sotomayor they have been waiting for.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Obama Visits Saudi King Before Muslim Speech

President Barack Obama is beginning his latest bid to open a dialogue with the Muslim world by paying a call on Saudi King Abdullah.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

GM Hoping for Speedy Sale, Exit from Chapter 11

General Motors hopes to follow the lead of fellow U.S. automaker Chrysler by transforming its most profitable assets into a new company in just 30 days.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Political Fallout From Tiller Murder Uncertain

Some fear abortion supporters will use the Tiller murder to paint pro-life groups as extremists.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Two-State Solution Topped Talks at WH

Ten days after meeting with Israel's prime minister, President Barack Obama discussed peace in the Middle East with the Palestinian leader. 

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Troubled TARP: Where Are Tax Dollars Going?

It's been hard to keep up with the billions of tax dollars used to bail out banks and other struggling industries.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Closing Gitmo: The New 'War' on Terror?

Congress is moving ahead with funding to ramp up the war in Afghanistan, but they're leaving out the money for closing Gitmo.

Friday, May 15, 2009

General Motors Closing 1,100 Dealerships

The pain workers in Detroit have been feeling for months is now spreading to Main Street.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Shooting Raises Concern Over Troop Stress

Sgt. Russell was just weeks shy of ending his third deployment in Iraq, and his shooting is raising convers over troop stress and multiple deployments.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Army Sergeant Kills Five Fellow Soldiers

A U.S. soldier serving in Iraq was in custody Monday night.  He's accused of killing five of his fellow soldiers.

Friday, May 08, 2009

Strong Winds Boost California Wildfire

Strong winds have pushed a fierce wildfire closer to populated areas in Southern California.

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Bank Stress Test Results to Be Released

The tests are at the center of President Obama's plans to restore stability to the economy.

Monday, May 04, 2009

Obama Plan Closes Tax Loopholes

President Barack Obama vowed to detect and pursue American tax evaders Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2009

The Fairness Doctrine: What Does It Mean?

Does the Fairness Doctrine offer balance to talk radio dominated by conservative talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh or does it stifle free speech?