June 2011 Headlines
Many minorities are standing up for the Tea Party, saying there's no proof.
With the Aug. 2 deadline to raise the nation's debt limit fast approaching, the Senate is cancelling their recess to address the issue.
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.
President Obama honored outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Thursday by surprising him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The president touted his accomplishments on behalf of the gay and lesbian community, including doing away with the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy.
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?
Conservative Christian and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann has jumped into the presidential race and she's making some big waves.
Movie premieres don't usually happen in Iowa. But when an election is around the corner, and the star of the movie is Sarah Palin, this state is the center of attention.
A jury has convicted Rod Blagojevich of nearly all the corruption charges against him, including trying to sell or trade President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
Fox News commentator Chris Wallace has apologized for asking GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann if she's a "flake."
The White House insists on increasing taxes as a part of any deficit reduction plan. Republicans say that's not an option.
The issue -- can a company open a factory wherever it wants to? Officials appointed by President Obama are opposed to that idea.
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann called herself a "bold choice" in the 2012 race as she officially launched her bid Monday.
President Barack Obama will meet with Senate leaders at the White House Monday, in an effort to jump-start stalled budget talks.
In the first TV campaign launched by a presidential candidate in Iowa, Tim Pawlenty touts himself as a conservative who'll deliver results - not rhetoric.
House lawmakers rejected a measure giving President Obama the authority to continue U.S. military action against Libya.
A bipartisan effort to solve the federal budget crisis stalled Thursday after two top GOP negotiators pulled out of the talks.
The move comes as part of an international effort to reduce crude prices and resuscitate economic recovery in the world's most industrialized nations.
Although he stopped short of endorsing same-sex marriage, President Obama said gay couples "deserve the same legal rights as every other couple in this country."
President Barack Obama says 10,000 troops will come home from Afghanistan by the end of this year.
Increasingly troubled by the economy, more Americans are convinced the country is headed in the wrong direction.
On this week's edition of The Brody File, CBN News takes the show on the road to New Hampshire as the GOP Presidential race heats up.
Gingrich's top two fundraising advisers have resigned, and officials said the GOP candidate's presidential campaign carried more than $1 million in debt.
McCain, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, thinks the war effort would benefit from one more season of fighting.
Even though voter attitudes about Catholics, Jews, blacks and women running for the highest office have changed over the last several decades, Americans may not be ready to elect a Mormon as their president.
A new candidate has entered the GOP presidential field and the most recent reference on his resume is President Obama.
In a unanimous vote, the Senate confirmed Leon Panetta to be the next secretary of defense.
Tea Party-backed congressmen are demanding specific conditions as negotiations in the budget talks continue.
California Controller John Chiang took the rare step Tuesday of halting paychecks for all 120 state lawmakers.
After a recent GOP debate and straw poll, Republicans are optimistic about their candidates, but is President Barack Obama already on the road to re-election?
The New York State Senate is going into overtime Tuesday with the gay marriage legislation still in limbo.
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr. announced his intention to run for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday.
First lady Michelle Obama embarked on a goodwill visit to sub-Saharan Africa on Monday, with her daughers, mother, a niece and nephew.
Gates said he doesn't believe the Taliban will engage in serious talks about ending their fight until they are under extreme military pressure.
It was a busy weekend for Republican presidential contenders as many were looking for an edge in the wide-open race for the party nomination.
Under the War Powers Resolution, the president must get authorization from Congress to continue a military mission.
Monday is the last day of the legislative session and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging lawmakers to legalize same sex marriage before it ends.
Rep. Ron Paul of Texas has won the presidential straw poll at the Republican Leadership Conference.
The world's top professional golfers are battling it out this weekend. But on another golf course, the world's most powerful man will tee it up with his political rival.
When you're seen as leading the pack, you can count on two things -- the media following your every move and politicos analyzing your chances.
After a two-week scandal spawned by tweeting and texting inappropriate photos, New York Rep. Anthony Weiner has resigned his congressional seat, Thursday.
Lawmakers derided President Barack Obama's claim that U.S. air attacks against Libya do not constitute hostilities.
Attorney General Eric Holder continued defending the prosecution of terrorism suspects in civilian court on Thursday.
An Associated Press source says Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been released from a Houston hospital.
Congress will hold its second hearing on violent Islamic radicalization, a topic so controversial the first hearing drew days of protests from religious and civil rights groups.
Lawmakers charge the White House ordered U.S. airstrikes against Moammar Gadhafi's forces nearly three months ago without authorization from the U.S. Congress.
A South Carolina legal battle involving airline giant Boeing has GOP lawmakers calling foul over handling of the nation's "right-to-work" laws.
Wooing Hispanic voters, President Barack Obama became the first president since John F. Kennedy to pay an official visit to Puerto Rico.
The House has approved a leave of absence for Rep. Anthony Weiner. But lawmakers on both sides of the isle would like that absence to become permanent.
The campaign for the Republican presidential nomination is heating up as GOP candidates prepare to square off in a prime time televised debate Monday night.
President Obama trumpeted his plans to jump start job growth while visiting North Carolina, which currently has an unemployment rate of 9.7 percent.
Seven GOP 2012 hopefuls faced off for their first presidential debate in New Hampshire. But their main target wasn't on stage -- he's in the White House.
GOP presidential hopefuls condemned President Barack Obama's handling of the economy from the opening moments of their first major debate.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, an outspoken Republican with close ties to the tea party, announced she is running for president.
As Congress returns to work Monday, Rep. Anthony Weiner is taking what he calls "a short leave of absence" to get psychological treatment.
This week on The Brody File, CBN News talks with GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain. Can "The Hermanator" pull of a presidential nomination upset?
What happens when a couple of stay at home moms set their sights on politics? You get the birth of the Tea Party movement.
Economic indicators point to a slowing job market. CBN News's panel of experts address how Americans should respond and how it will affect the 2012 race.
Former House speaker Newt Gingrich says he's pressing on despite more troubles for his embattled presidential campaign.
Following a failed 2008 presidential bid, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, is back and ready to take another shot at the White House.
Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner is standing firm in his decision not to resign after admitting to sending several women a sexually explicit photo.
A federal judge has ruled that businesses can give money directly to political candidates.
The state of Alaska on Friday will release thousands of Sarah Palin's emails from her first two years as governor.
The entire top echelon of New Gingrich's presidential campaign resigned Thursday, leaving his bid for the Republican nomination in question.
The Obama administration has intensified the covert U.S. war in Yemen, The New York Times reported late Wednesday.
Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty will offer a plan for an overhaul of the tax system Tuesday that would simplify individual tax rates to just three options.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling for an ethics investigation after Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., admitted to tweeting a lewd photograph of himself.
The bump President Obama received in the popularity polls after the death of Osama bin Laden has disappeared and been replaced by high disapproval of his handling of the economy.
Austan Goolsbee, a longtime adviser to President Barack Obama, will resign his post as the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Former Pa. Sen. Rick Santorum, once the No. 3 Republican in the Senate, said he's seeking the GOP nomination for president, vowing he's "in it to win."
GOP presidential contenders flocked to the Faith and Freedom Conference in Washington, trying to win over hundreds of evangelical and Tea Party activists.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said support troops should leave Afghanistan first so combat troops can further press anti-Taliban offensive.
Conservative thinkers, voters, politicians, and commentators are gathering in the nation's Capitol for the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference this weekend.
A grand jury has indicted two-time presidential candidate John Edwards for charges related to attempts to cover up an affair while running for the White House.
More than half the White House budget calls for spending on entitlement programs, causing some to worry the U.S. is heading down the same path as Europe.
The Obama administration lobbied some of Congress' most conservative members Thursday for an increase in the nation's debt limit.
After a slow start, the GOP field seems to be coming together for the 2012 presidential race.
Republican Mitt Romney announced his decision to run for the White House, saying President Barack Obama has failed the United States.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is urging the White House to get serious on the issue of entitlement reform.
Despite having 'productive' budget negotiations with President Obama, Republicans said no real breakthrough was produced by Wednesday's meeting.
Taxpayers will lose about $14 billion in the government's $80 billion bailout of Chrysler and GM.
Sarah Palin and Donald Trump sat down for pizza in New York City last night.
House Republicans are concerned that the Obama administration's marketing guidelines are 'classic nanny-state overreach.'