August 2010 Headlines
More than 100 faith-based organizations are urging Congress to reject a bill that would prohibit them from hiring only fellow believers if they accept federal funds.
On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News goes on the road to San Francisco for an interview with U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina.
Employees of the three major American broadcast networks overwhelmingly gave more contributions to Democrats during the 2008 election year.
President Barack Obama says a 'network of misinformation' and rumors are to blame for confusion about his faith.
The U.S. Commerce Department released a report on Friday that shows the economy grew much slower than expected in the second quarter.
Ken Mehlman, former Republican Party Chairman and campaign manager to President George W. Bush, says he's gay.
Incumbents and their record of service in Washington isn't playing well with voters.
John Boehner says President Obama should fire members of his economic team and work with the GOP to change the "ongoing economic uncertainty" in the U.S.
The White House says it will fight a federal judge's order to temporarily halt government funding of research using embryonic stem cells.
The latest round of primaries leading up to the midterm elections went mostly as expected, although a surprise could come from Alaska.
Florida will likely be the most closely-watched contest among the primary and runoff races set for Tuessay.
Shirley Sherrod, the Agriculture Department official ousted during a racial firestorm last month, declined Tuesday to accept an offer to return full-time to the agency.
More people of faith are likely to vote Republican this year than they were in 2008, according to a new poll by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.
Campaign reports show that Democratic Party committees maintained a solid cash on hand advantage over their Republican counterparts ahead of Nov. elections.
The change could be the long-sought solution to an ongoing battle between broadcasters and musicians over royalty fees.
The president has repeatedly said he's Christian, yet only 34 percent of respondents in a recent Pew poll agreed with him.
House Speaker Pelosi called for transparency from those on both sides of the debate on the proposed mosque to be built near New York City's Ground Zero.
President Barack Obama has been working to convince voters directly that his policies to get the economy moving are working.
The CIA is opening a counter-proliferation center to combat the spread of dangerous weapons and technology.
A recent poll showed a growing number of Americans are thoroughly confused about President Obama's religion.
Prosecutors in Illinois have said they're preparing to re-try former Governor Rod Blagojevich. This revelation comes after a federal jury found him guilty of just one out of 24 counts against him.
A new group is trying to break into Oregon politics, but it has no connection to the more familiar Republican or Democratic parties.
Even if the balance of power shifts in November, Democrats will still have one last chance to advance their legislative agenda after the elections.
After President Barack Obama gave his opinion on the Ground Zero mosque plans, candidates in election races from North Carolina to California are staking out their positions.
The U.S. Department of Justice is ending its criminal investigation into Former House Majority Leader Tom Delay, R-Texas, with no charges.
President Barack Obama's remarks supporting the proposed Ground Zero mosque in New York have opened the door to nationwide debate on the issue.
Last Friday, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a lower court's ruling that barred Congress from withholding funds from the group.
The president is putting more money and muscle into battling illegal immigration along the border, but it is not enough to silence critics who say more security is needed.
President Obama used the anniversary of Social Security to trumpet Democrats' support for the popular program and accuse Republicans of trying to destroy it.
Independents who embraced President Barack Obama's call for change in 2008 are ready for a shift again, and that's worrisome news for Democrats.
Some of President Barack Obama's comments about religious freedom seem to be creating more problems for his party.
President Obama is weighing in forcefully on the mosque near ground zero, saying a nation built on religious freedom must allow it.
A grand jury indicted Democratic Senate candidate Alvin Greene Friday, for showing pornography to a student at the University of South Carolina.
The new U.S. commander in Afghanistan says the goal of starting an American pullback by July 2011 will depend on conditions at the time.
The Texas attorney general has sued Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to lift the Obama administration's ban on offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
President Barack Obama signed a $26 billion jobs bill Tuesday hours after the House passed the measure during a rare August session.
New York Democrat Congressman Charlie Rangel said he's not resigning despite several charges of ethic violations.
Rostenkowski, the Democrat who became the leading architect of congressional tax policy in the Reagan era but later went to federal prison for corruption, died Wednesday.
Tuesday's key primaries proved yet again that political outsiders may indeed have the upper hand in this fall's midterm elections.
Voters in four states head to the polls Tuesday, to determine who will run for their parties in this Fall's mid-term elections.
The House ethics committee formally charged Rep. Maxine Waters with three counts of ethics violations including charges she accepted special favors for a family member.
Primaries across the country Tuesday will provide the latest gauge on attitudes and unrest before November's mid-term elections.
President Barack Obama is trying to reach out to corporate America and look for ways to jumpstart the economy, but business leaders are skeptical.
Sharron Angle, Republican candidate for Nevada's U.S. Senate seat, believes clergy should be allowed to endorse candidates from the pulpit.
Guantanamo tribunal system geared up for one of its busiest weeks under President Barack Obama.
Kagan has been sworn in as the 112th justice and fourth woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court.
Rep. Ron Klein, D-Fla., has called for a reassessment of U.S. aid to Lebanon's military.
Solicitor General Elena Kagan was at the White House today, where the president held a reception for his second Supreme Court appointee.
Sen. Harry Reid faces Tea Party candidate Sharon Angle in November and their battle for the Nevada Senate seat hinges largely on the issue of the economy.
Twenty states plan Friday to file their response to the government's attempt to dismiss their health care overhaul lawsuit.
The Senate has given final confirmation for Elena Kagan to become the 112th Supreme Court justice.
Prominent Republicans want to review part of the Constitution that grants automatic citizenship to babies born to illegal immigrants on American soil.
Christina Romer, one of President Barack Obama's most pivotal economic advisers, is resigning.
Congress is getting ready to send $26 billion to help states and school districts hurting for cash.
Tea Party candidate Sharron Angle told a Christian radio network that's why Democrats are expanding entitlement programs.
At least 51 senators have announced they will back Kagan, who's expected to be confirmed by the end of the week.
Senate Democrats recently approved a measure that would permanently open the door for abortion funding overseas.
Cap and Trade should've been a slam-dunk for the White House. But it's collapse may be another sign that the climate change movement is continuing to decline.
A new report by two prominent Republicans argue that the stimulus money has wasted taxpayer dollars.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is looking forward to being one of three women on the high court for the foreseeable future.
Michigan voters fired seven-term Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick and chose political newcomer Rick Snyder as the Republican nominee.
The possibility of two high-profile trials comes at a tough time for Democrats, who are already gearing up for difficult mid-term elections.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner pledged on Monday to move quickly to implement the overhaul of the financial system.
This week on The Brody File, CBN News heads to Las Vegas, Nev., for a one-on-one interview with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
The U.S. military has a plan to attack Iran, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Sunday, prompting a quick response.
Iraqi government figures show civilian casualties hitting highest level in more than two years.
As members of Congress head home for their August recess, many will be working hard to defend their records to angry voters.