January 2010 Headlines
Some say if the economy doesn't turn around, the big government cry of socialism against President Obama could get even louder.
The constant overspending by the U.S. government has become one of the biggest concerns for American voters.
Republican Sen.-elect Scott Brown of Massachusetts says he opposes federal funding for abortions, but thinks women should have the right to choose whether to have one.
Now that the Obama administration is considering moving the Sept. 11 trial away from a courthouse in Manhattan, the question is: Where to?
President Obama met with some of his biggest critics, Friday, taking questions on the budget, health care and taxes.
After growing opposition of the decision, the Justice Department is now drafting plan B at the request of the White house to hold the trials elsewhere.
Ben Bernanke has won confirmation for his second term as Federal Reserve chairman.
With President Obama's first State of the Union address, most expected him to get some points for style. But what about substance?
The Obama administration says it's serious about working with Republicans to get America's issues resolved.
The Pentagon is preparing to end a ban on homesexuals serving openly in the military.
Three-quarters of adults in California believe the state is on the wrong course, according to a recent poll released on Wednesday.
CBN News provided play-by-play coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address and Gov. Bob McDonnell's GOP response.
President Obama challenged Congress to pass legislation targeting jobs, financial regulatory reform, clean energy, health care and education.
It can be tough to get Republicans and Democrats to agree in Washington, but when it comes to helping Haiti's orphans it seems the spirit of bipartisanship is alive.
On this week's edition of The Brody File, we sit down with the authors of one of the country's hottest books Game Change.
After months of promoting an unpopular health care plan, the president is expected to focus on the economy and jobs in his State of the Union address.
President Obama may not specifically mention them by name in his State of the Union speech, but Latinos will no doubt be listening and evaluating.
Democrats retreated Tuesday from a quick push to pass President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Tea Party activists opposed to big government, bailouts and higher taxes are causing heartburn for candidates across the country.
A new report released Tuesday gives President Barack Obama a failing grade for not doing enough to prepare the U.S. for a biological terror attack.
As President Obama proposes a spending freeze on the federal budget, he is also laying out plans he says will help out America's middle class.
In the middle of a slow economic recovery, Americans families have learned to cut back spending. Now the president wants the government to follow suit.
Wednesday marked the one year anniversary of President Obama's inauguration, but has he measured up to his campaign promises since January 20, 2009?
Democratic congressional leaders are coalescing around their last, best hope for salvaging President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul.
The president dispatched his top advisors to tell Americans he got the message. From this point on, the White House will focus on the economy.
The Brody File combines politics, faith, newsmakers and captures the mood of the country heading into the 2010 midterm elections.
McCain says the Supreme Court has spoken on the constitutionality of political contributions by corporations.
Erroll Southers said he is pulling out to keep President Obama's enemies from using him as a political lightning rod.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that corporations and unions can spend money supporting and opposing candidates.
President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders insist they will push ahead with efforts to overhaul health care. They just aren't explaining how.
Obama critics are upset over a new executive order that grants certain immunities to the International Criminal Police Commission, or Interpol.
Congress may be taking a break from health care reform.
On top of the financial regulatory overhaul he already seeks, the president is proposing to Congress tough new restrictions on big banks.
Though reeling from a political body blow, House Democrats rejected the quickest fix to their health care dilemma Thursday.
President Barack Obama is urging the Senate to hold off on healthcare reform until Senator-elect Scott Scott Brown, R-Mass., is seated.
Massachusetts Republican Scott Brown is the new face of change in Washington that's shaking up the Democrats' aggressive healthcare agenda.
Taxpayers will be able to write off donations to Haiti on 2009 tax returns.
The outcome of Tuesday's U.S. Senate race could change the game for not only the President Obama's health care bill, but also for the Obama agenda.
Republican Scott Brown has won the open Senate seat in the heavily Democratic state of Massachusetts.
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders opposed gay marriage learning his daughter was a lesbian in a committed relationship.
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is gaining ground as one of the drivers of the tea party movement and a defender of conservative values dear to the GOP.
President Barack Obama will ask Congress on Tuesday for $1.35 billion to extend an education grant program for states, senior administration officials said.
Brown has erased Coakley's lead and some polls show him pulling off an upset win-- a sign that his promise to vote against the Senate's health care bill has drawn appeal.
The attorneys say the proposed reform is clearly unconstitutional, especially the absolute mandate that everyone in America must buy health insurance.
On Saturday, Republican Bob McDonnell became governor of the Old Dominion after an eight-year rein by Democrats.
President Barack Obama will join Democrat Martha Coakley at a Sunday afternoon campaign rally at Northeastern University.
President Obama is asking former Presidents Bush and Clinton to coordinate efforts in the recovery and rebuilding effort in Haiti.
Democrat Martha Coakley is counting on union muscle to help her win Tuesday's U.S. Senate election in Massachusetts.
President Obama pitched his proposed tax on banks to recover the cost of bailing them out during the financial crisis.
President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional leaders said they could have a compromise bill on the health care bill as early as Friday.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended decisions that funneled billions to Wall Street banks on Thursday.
House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., says his party faces serious problems in getting a health care bill to President Barack Obama.
A House committee is looking into Tim Giethner's role in sending billions of dollars in bailout money to big banks while he was president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
President Obama will visit Capitol Hill Thursday to urge Democrats to fall in line and support health care reform.
Federal stimulus funds for education "smacks of a federal takeover of our public schools," Gov. Rick Perry says.
IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman admits the tax code is too complex, so he gets someone else to prepare his returns.
The White House now says its stimulus spending bill has created or saved up to two million jobs.
The 40 percent tax would fall on employer health plans worth more than $8,500 for individuals or $23,000 for a family.
Sen. Harry Reid's position as Majority Leader may be up for discussion at next week's Democratic caucus meeting.
The Obama administration plans to ask Congress for an additional $33 billion to fight unpopular wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele told CBN News God put him in his current position.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Delaware Tuesday to attend funeral services for Vice President Joe Biden's mother.
In Massachusetts, where Democrats almost always win elections, voters could be planning a big upset in the race to fill Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's U.S. Senate seat.
Talks between the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate concerning health care reform continue.
Former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has a new job under her belt as a Fox News commentator.
A tell-all polticial account about the 2008 presidential campaign could pose problems for Democrats and Republicans this election year.
House and Senate negotiators are working to hammer out the differences between their two bills.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is putting pressure on Iranian leaders over their country's nuclear program.
President Barack Obama says he has no intention of sending American troops to Yemen or Somalia.
Government economic experts give the Senate's health care bill a mixed grade on controlling runaway health costs.
Up to $9.5 million in federal stimulus money went to 13 zip codes in Virginia that do not exist or are in other states.
President Obama is taking blame for the intelligence breakdown that allowed the botched bombing attempt Christmas Day.
President Barack Obama is signaling he is in favor of taxing high-end health insurance plans.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates will stay at his cabinet post for at least another year.
The recent retirement announcements by Sens. Dorgan and Dodd are sparking talk about Democratic losses in this year's congressional elections.
President Obama took full responsibility, Thursday, for the security downfalls that almost led to a disastrous airliner attack on Christmas.
President Barack Obama is pushing House and Senate Democrats to get him a final health care bill ASAP.
Democratic Senators Christopher Dodd of Connecticut and Byron Dorgan of North Dakota won't seek re-election this fall.
Amanda Simpson will be the Senior Technical Advisor to the Department of Commerce.
Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele feels the party has failed to reach typical Americans and uphold its values since the Ronald Reagan era.
President Obama said accountability issues will be addressed and changes will be made.
The repeal of the controversial estate tax that took effect for the new year is raising new questions about life -- and death.
Under the proposed health care bill, Internal Revenue Service agents would be responsible for making sure Americans have health insurance.
The U.S. Congress is back in session Tuesday and expected to start the process of merging two very expensive health care plans.
If you thought state budgets were in bad shape last year, just wait: 2010 promises to be brutal for lawmakers.
Dick Cheney's withering criticism of the Obama White House's terrorism-fighting policies came under an equally harsh response Sunday.
In his most direct public language to date, the president described the path through Yemen of the Nigerian accused of trying to destroy Northwest Flight 253.
The president began the New Year under fire for the intelligence community's failure to stop the man suspected of trying to blow up an airliner.