September 2011 Headlines
The primary season will start earlier than expected next year. Florida said Friday it will hold its Republican presidential primary on Jan. 31.
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey takes over as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Friday with the retirement of the current chairman Navy Adm. Mike Mullen.
Washington lawmakers hit the brakes on a possible government shutdown this weekend, but the crisis has not been averted just yet.
A new Fox News poll puts former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as the new frontrunner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
Bachmann addressed students at Liberty University Wednesday, pushing her credentials as a Christian and a constitutionalist.
Speaking to about 10,000 students at Liberty University, Bachmann recommended they not settle for easy political choices in life.
The Republican race for the 2012 presidential nomination is heating up and all eyes are on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Gov. Perry has come under fire from GOP rivals for supporting a law that gives undocumented immigrant children discounted tuition at Texas universities.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday tried to keep pressure on Congress to consider his nearly $450 billion jobs bill.
Family Research Council president Tony Perkins is attuned to what millions of social conservatives want in a presidential candidate.
This week, The Brody File goes to Disney World for the GOP debate and more. Is it really the "happiest place on earth?"
A Harvard economist says President Obama's jobs plan will cost taxpayers $200,000 per job.
Despite repeated statements that he will not throw his hat into the Republican presidential race, New Jersey Gov. Christie continues to garner support.
Congress finessed a dispute over disaster aid Monday night and advanced legislation to avoid a partial government shutdown only days away.
The Obama administration decided not to pursue an Atlanta circuit court's ruling striking down the centerpiece of federal health care.
For the second time in nine months, lawmakers are working to meet another deadline to avoid a shutdown of the federal government in Washington.
Herman Cain pulled an upset victory over the Texas front-runner this weekend. Now, some are wondering whether New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will jump in.
The Obama administration is considering a military trial in the United States for a Hezbollah commander now detained in Iraq.
President Barack Obama announced Friday that states can apply for waivers from parts of the No Child Left Behind law as early as this fall.
Lawmakers investigating why the Obama administration gave a $500 million loan to a failing solar company got no new answers in Washington, Friday.
Recently, the Republican presidential candidates all spoke in Orlando, Fla., about their faith and values.
The GOP took its case to the important swing state of Florida Thursday night, tackling hot-button issues like faith,the economy and immigration.
Republican presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Rick Perry accused each other of flip-flopping on Social Security and health care.
The nation's commander-in-chief is once again playing "salesman-in-chief" in his second trip to Ohio in two weeks.
Israel is expected to be one of the topics in Thursday night's Republican presidential debate in Orlando, Fla.
The U.S. and its allies changed tactics Tuesday on how to avert a crisis over a Palestinian statehood bid.
Perry said he blames recent U.S. concessions for emboldening Palestinians to seek United Nations recognition.
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.
Three years ago, the Chicago Tribune endorsed Obama for president. Now, one of the paper's editorial writers wants him to scrap his re-election campaign.
House Republican leaders say they agree with several key points in the president's jobs plan and are willing to work with the administration in those areas.
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.
The White House discussed the ramifications of a troubled solar energy company that received more than $500 million in federal loans, newly released emails reveal.
The heat is on as candidates debate in California and Florida. We take a look at who is up, who is down, and the Sarah Palin wild card.
The FAA won't face a temporary shutdown after the Senate passed a bill Thursday, temporarily extending federal aviation and highway programs.
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.
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, a strong supporter of Israel, told CBN News he'll stand with the Jewish state if he's elected president.
The U.S. House is set to pass a bill Thursday targeting President Barack Obama's labor board.
Voters in the early primary state got an earful on immigration as presidential hopefuls Romney and Bachmann spent Tuesday campaigning in Arizona.
President Barack Obama's disapproval rating has soared to 54 percent in Virginia, which was a battleground state the Democrats won in 2008.
Questions are mounting about the Obama administration's ties to a collapsed solar energy company.
A new Bloomberg National Poll shows President Obama is losing ground with the public on his handling of the economy.
Former Republican state senator Mark Amodei has won Nevada's special election for a seat in the U.S. House.
Four years ago, Gov. Rick Perry signed an order requiring Texas girls to be vaccinated against HPV.
Republican political novice Bob Turner emerged triumphant Tuesday in a congressional district that had gone to Democrats for nearly a century.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal joined former GOP contender Tim Pawlenty in endorsing Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination.
President Obama ratcheted up his campaign to sell his $450 billion plan for job growth, Tuesday, calling for higher taxes and cuts in spending to pay for it all.
The Social Security tag team match moved into round two, with the two GOP frontrunners -- Perry and Romney -- picking up where they left off.
President Obama proposed paying for his costly new jobs plan with tax hikes that Republicans have already rejected.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry softened his rhetoric if not his position on Social Security in a presidential campaign debate Monday night.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry appears to have attained front-runner status after the results of latest poll on the Republican presidential candidates was released Monday.
Teachers, police officers, and firefighters joined the president in the White House Rose Garden as he calls on lawmakers to quickly pass his jobs plan.
Confronting an economy in peril, President Barack Obama unveiled a larger-than-expected $447 billion plan Thursday night to boost jobs.
President Barack Obama's promise Thursday that everything in his jobs plan will be paid for rests on highly iffy propositions.
Rick Perry's front runner status put him at the center of attention at the Republican presidential debate, Wednesday night.
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.
Congress is back in session in Washington after a month-long recess, and lawmakers have a lot on their plate.
Mindful of his sagging ratings, the president will present his jobs plan Thursday night before a joint session of Congress.
Mitt Romney outlined an economic plan that would reduce taxes, sanction China over its practices and weaken the clout of labor unions.
While President Obama prepared to sell his jobs program, the Republican candidates were at a South Carolina economic forum taking aim at the president's policies.
Popular Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann lost two aides Tuesday, her campaign chief and his deputy.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says if he's elected president, Americans will see him practicing his faith.
The dismal U.S. job market, which has intensified fears of another recession, may be even worse than the unemployment numbers suggest.
President Obama will present his strategy for creating new jobs before a joint session of Congress, Thursday evening.
The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al Qaeda threats to small airplanes.
Two of the Tea Party's favorite politicians are black men, Allen West and Herman Cain. And some say that's proof the claims of Tea Party racism are false.
Congress returns to work this coming week, divided over measures to create jobs and scorned by the nation it was elected to help lead.
The White House is asking Congress for an additional $5.2 billion for disaster relief, but it would only cover natural disasters prior to Hurricane Irene.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has less than $800 million in its accounts.
Solyndra, a solar power company that received a $535 million loan from the federal government, is shutting down and plans to file for bankruptcy.
After agreeing to the House speaker's request to delay his jobs speech, the president will have to face off against the NFL season opener on Thursday night.