October 2008 Headlines
CBNNews.com - More and more young people are getting out the vote and more than a few are backing Sen, Obama for President, including many Christians.
Three prominent newspapers will not be allowed on Sen. Barack Obama's plane during the final days before the election.
WASHINGTON - There's just one weekend left in the race for The White House. And Barack Obama and John McCain are campaigning in key swing states.
In the final days of the campaign, Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama will be working to help his party gain a super majority in Congress.
NORTH CAROLINA - One of the battleground states in the race for the White House is North Carolina.
WASHINGTON - The economy shrank in the third quarter, but at annual rate of just three-tenths of one percent. It's just more evidence that the United States is facing a recession.
A voter activist group under fire for charges of voter fraud rolled out new attacks Wednesday against those accusations and against the McCain campaign.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama shot back at his opponent, Wednesday, for calling him a socialist and criticizing his tax plan.
CBNNews.com - The McCain campaign is asking the L.A.Times to hand over a video that reportedly shows Barack Obama praising a Palestinian activist.
A faith group supporting Democrat Barack Obama for president has launched new ads on Christian radio stations.
If Democrats take back The White House this year, voters in Colorado may lead the way.
WASHINGTON - With just a week to go, both John McCain and Barack Obama are now concentrating like a laser on the economy and how they think their opponent will hurt it.
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain continued his attacks on Sen. Barack Obama and Congress, Monday.
LAS VEGAS - It's just eight days now until America elects a new President.
Since her nomination, Sarah Palin has possibly been the most talked about Vice Presidential candidate in history.
LAS VEGAS - With less than two weeks left until the election, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama are making some wild swings across the country - visiting key states trying to sway that important group of undecided voters.
Pennsylvania has voted Democrat in the last four presidential elections. But this year the McCain-Palin team is still working hard in The Keystone State, despite a double-digit lead for Barack Obama in the polls. Click play to watch Gordon Robertson's interview with former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum following this CBN News report.
One of the battleground states in the presidential election is Virginia, and a recent poll shows the candidates in a very tight race.
Despite being an underdog, Gov. Sarah Palin says she has faith that the message of the McCain campaign will reach Americans before the Nov. 4 election.
Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin made a campaign stop near Joe the Plumber's northwest Ohio home on Wednesday. Palin was in town for a rally at the University of Findlay.
At a news conference in Virginia on Wednesday, Democrat Barack Obama spoke about the nation's security efforts and he how he wants to reverse the tax cuts for wealthy Americans that Republican John McCain opposed when they were voted into law.
WASHINGTON - With less than two weeks to go before the election, both John McCain and Barack Obama are focusing on two key issues: national security and the economy.
Sen. Joe Biden has not talked anymore on the campaign trail about his prediction of Barack Obama being tested by an international crisis.
The wife of Florida Congressman Tim Mahoney has filed for divorce.
The race for the White House is getting down to the wire.
WASHINGTON - No matter what else happens in the last couple of weeks up to the election, this is known: Barack Obama is going to drown John McCain in a sea of cash.
CBNNews.com -- LANCASTER, Pa. -- Saturday morning, CBN News was granted an interview with Vice Presidential hopeful Sarah Palin. David Brody sat down with the Governor of Alaska for about 20 minutes. The two discussed everything from her faith walk, to campaign strategy to basketball and Tina Fey's spoof of her on Saturday Night Live.
In the race for president, Sen. Barack Obama labels himself as an agent for change, saying he's been a reformer for years. But some in his political hometown of Chicago are saying "not so fast."
With 18 days left before the election, Barack Obama and John McCain are both trying to convince voters they can get the U.S. out of its economic mess.
The FBI is now investigating the voter activist group "ACORN."
Across the country, undecided voters tuned in for the third and final presidential debate last night.
CBNNews.com -The man known as 'Joe the Plumber' is getting just as much, or more, attention than the presidential candidates since Wednesday night's debate.
John McCain and Barack Obama are in the final leg of their race for the White House.
CBNNews.com - Presidential candidate John McCain kept rival Barack Obama on the defense, Wednesday night, blasting him over his tax plans, his unexplained political relationships, and his position on abortion in the final debate of this election season.
WASHINGTON - You may have heard the name ACORN the last few days tied to reports of voter fraud. The group's goal is to register low income voters. But their methods are under investigation in a number of states.
WASHINGTON - Tonight's third and final debate between Barack Obama and John McCain could make or break their campaigns.
Republican John McCain laid out a list of economic proposals today, including eliminating federal taxes on unemployment benefits.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - With just three weeks to go, John McCain is portraying himself as a fighter, ready to lead the country in a new direction.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday shared the details of his economic rescue plan while campaigning in Ohio.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain embraced the role of underdog Monday, telling an energetic Virginia Beach crowd that while he's down in the polls, he will not be counted out.
The Clintons are joining the Obama campaign for the final stretch before the election.
WASHINGTON - The largest gathering of fiscal conservatives in the country was particularly worked up at this year's Washington conference of Americans for Prosperity.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain is striking hard on Democrat Barack Obama's connection to former 1960's radical William Ayers.
WASHINGTON - Presidential hopefuly Barack Obama will air a 30-minute commercial during prime time on Oct. 29. That is six days before Election Day.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's association with radical activist Bill Ayers continues to be an issue on the campaign trail.
Missouri election officials are investigating voter fraud allegations, sifting through hundreds of questionable voter registration forms submitted by an advocacy group called Acorn.
A leading pollster says the presidential race is still too close to call.
A recent survey of young Christian voters reveals they may have a different political focus than their older counterparts.
CBNNews.com - Voter reaction across the country to the second presidential debate between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain Tuesday night was as varied as the fundamental differences that divide the two candidates.
The economy took center stage as presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain clashed for a second time over how to repair the deepening economic crisis.
One day after the second presidential candidate debate, voters are favoring Sen. Barack Obama.
With GOP presidential nominee John McCain down six to eight points in most major polls, his campaign is trying a new strategy.
Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama will square off for a second time Tuesday, in a town hall meeting style debate just four weeks before Election Day.
NASHVILLE - Senators Barack Obama and John McCain took on questions from voters in their second debate Tuesday Night.
NASHVILLE -- As the Presidential candidates prepare for round two and Tuesday night's debate, everyone's talking about what the candidates need to do to win.
The Republican National Committee wants an audit of Barack Obama's presidential campaign contributions, after claims that he may be accepting illegal donations.
In one of his sharpest attacks yet, Republican presidential candidate John McCain charged his rival with not being transparent about his political and financial ties.
WASHINGTON -- The gavel's about to come down to start the U.S. Supreme Court's new term.
One of the biggest issues in this election year is energy and America's dependence on foreign oil.
CBNNews.com - One day after his big debate as a vice presidential candidate, Sen. Joe Biden spoke at his son's deployment ceremony as he heads for Iraq.
Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain are continuing to focus on the economy, amid House's passage of a finalized economic rescue package.
CBNNews.com - It could be the most watched vice presidential debate in history. And according to the ratings, it drew more viewers that the first presidential debate.
After weeks of tough negotiating and one failed vote, Congress cleared the last hurdle to passing an historic bill authorizing $700 billion to shore up the nation's troubled financial industry.
CBNNews.com - It was a classic David vs. Goliath. A two-year governor from Alaska vs. a far more experienced statesman from the Senate.
The Senate has voted to rescind a 30-year ban on nuclear trade with India.
WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives will get another chance to vote on a bill to rescue the financial system.
Senators passed a sweetened version of the $700 billion financial rescue package they say is more a rescue deal for Main Street than a bailout for Wall Street.
The political spotlight will shift Thursday night to the vice presidential candidates, as Delaware Sen. Joe Biden and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin take the stage for their first and only debate.
Both presidential candidates are set for a tough vote tonight on a revised economic rescue plan the Senate will move to the floor.
A Christian group supporting Democrat Barack Obama for president has launched a new Web site called, "Pro-life Obama."
New ethical questions are being raised about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
CBNNews.com - Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is pushing back against some in the media's portrayal of her faith.
Voters have already started casting their ballots for president in the key swing state of Ohio.
WASHINGTON - The Senate is set to vote on a revised version of the government's plan to rescue the financial system. The vote comes as the credit crisis is tightening its squeeze on the economy.
Final preparations are underway in St. Louis for Thursday's debate between Sen. Joe Biden and Gov. Sarah Palin.
CBNNews.com - Since the first bill did not pass, what will it take for Congress to approve a rescue package?