May 2010 Headlines
Democrats are in a rush to repeal the policy and it's drawing more attention to the debate over gays serving openly in the armed forces.
A new national security strategy has been unveiled by the Obama administration and it differs greatly from the plan developed under former President George W. Bush.
The White House faces questioning and even accusations of bribery after revealing a job was offered to get Democrat Joe Sestak to drop out of a key political race.
Critics say repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell will have a negative impact on the men and women serving in the armed forces and on the country.
At a White House gathering honoring small businesses, the president urged Congress to pass a $30 billion jobs package for small businesses.
The Senate Armed Services Committee approved a proposal by a 16-12 vote, Thursday evening, to repeal the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy.
After months of pressure from national Republicans, two-time gubernatorial runner-up Dino Rossi announced Wednesday he would take on Washington state's powerful senior senator, Democrat Patty Murray.
Republicans are drafting a new plan to win back the House of Representatives.
Congress could vote on repealing the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy as early as this week.
The Gulf oil spill has already developed into a major environmental problem. Now it's becoming a political issue for the White House as well.
Congress is getting ready to quadruple - to 32 cents a barrel - a tax on oil used to help finance cleanups.
A Republican has won a House seat in Hawaii in the district where President Barack Obama grew up.
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan has wrapped up a week of meetings with senators.
National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair has resigned, reportedly at President Barack Obama's request.
The measure includes the most changes in the rules governing big banks to ever pass a congressional body since the Great Depression.
Democrats Arlen Specter in Pennsylvania and Blanche Lincoln in Arkansas struggled uncertainly for nomination to new Senate terms Tuesday.
Watch as GOP Senate candidate Carly Fiorina talks about her pro-life credentials and why she's best suited to beat the current Democrat in California.
Recent meetings between the U.S. State Department and China led to questions of human rights violations.
A longtime Republican congressman from Indiana said he's resigning over an affair with a staffer.
Immigration is at the top of President Barack Obama's agenda as he meets with Mexico President Felipe Calderon in Washington, D.C., Wednesday.
The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman moved Wednesday to advance Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan down a so-far smooth road to confirmation, setting hearings for June 28.
Across the U.S., the wave of dissatisfaction with the D.C. establishment doesn't seem to be slowing between now and the midterm elections.
Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul easily defeated GOP establishment favorite Trey Grayson in the Kentucky primary.
Tuesday will be one of the busiest political days so far this year because it's a "Super Tuesday" of midterm primary elections.
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is accused of repeatedly claiming he served in Vietnam -- although he never did.
For the first time, President Barack Obama will meet with Jewish Democratic lawmakers to discuss U.S.- Israeli relations.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is facing questions from two Senate committees about what the government did and did not do to prevent the Gulf Coast oil spill.
By a 5-4 vote on Monday, the court ruled that young people serving life sentencess must have 'a meaningful opportunity to obtain release.'
Senate Republicans have said a filibuster over Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is unlikely, but they have promised tough questions.
The Obama administration has asked Congress to help fund Israel's new short-range rocket defense system.
A big voice for small businesses is speaking out against the new health care law.
The United States moved to head off a joint Turkish-Brazilian effort to help Iran avoid new United Nations sanctions.
Republicans chose Tampa as the site of their 2012 presidential convention.
Former astronaut Neil Armstrong said Obama's plans to revamp the space program would cede America's leadership in space.
The recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is influencing long-promised legislation to curb global warming.
Kagan's first stop was with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid who said he'd make her confirmation process as "smooth as possible."
With government spending on the rise, some Republicans have warned that the growing expenses could leave America in a similar predicament to Greece.
Three companies involved in the disaster played the blame game on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
The Obama administration has been urged to add the Pakistani Taliban to a terrorism blacklist.
West Virginia Democrats held their state primary on Tuesday. Their ballots toppled longtime 14-term Democratic Representative Alan Mollohan.
This week, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine talks 2010 midterm election politics with The Brody File.
While working as a White House adviser in 1997, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan urged former President Bill Clinton to support a bill that banned late-term abortions.
There are few clues on how Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan would rule on important issues - and that has GOP lawmakers worried.
Executives of the three companies involved in the drilling activities that unleashed the environmental crisis are trying to shift responsibility to each other.
Republican Sen. Bob Bennett was thrown out of office Saturday by delegates at the Utah GOP convention in a stunning defeat for a once-popular three-term incumbent.
Should Kagan be confirmed, the court will have three female justices, the largest number of women to sit on the bench during the court's history.
The new health care law already is helping millions through tax breaks for small businesses and assistance for families with young adults, President Obama said Saturday.
At a Cinco de Mayo celebration at the White House Wednesday, President Obama has said he wants to begin working on immigration reform this year.
A top Democrat in Congress announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of his term.
President Obama interviewed federal judge Diane Wood of Chicago on Tuesday for an opening on the Supreme Court.
On The Brody File this week, CBN News heads to Los Angeles for a one-on-one interview with conservative Andrew Breitbart.
Former Sen. Dan Coats has won Indiana's Republican primary race for U.S. Senate.