November 2011 Headlines
Young Democrats of America recently unveiled its first ever "Faith and Values" initiative in and effort to reach out to young Christian voters.
Some political experts say Herman Cain's trouble could shake up the GOP race one more time.
Another woman has come forward with accusations of sexual misconduct by Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain.
Democrats want to extend the payroll tax cut that went into effect this year, a two percent cut that is currently set expire at the end of the year.
Speaking in his hometown of Newton, Mass., Monday, Rep. Barney Frank announced his retirement after more than three decades in Congress.
Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich received a major endorsement over the weekend from New Hampshire's biggest newspaper.
In Congress, the federal law defending traditional marriage could soon be wiped out. But supporters say it has always been crucial for a society's survival.
Thune, who considered running for president himself, is the latest big-time Republican to endorse Romney.
Condoleezza Rice says her time in Washington wasn't easy. But her inspirational journey to politics was rooted in faith.
A Virginia legislator introduced a bill this week that would define the term "person" and in turn limit abortion.
GOP presidential candidates locked horns Tuesday night on everything from TSA airport screening to Pakistan aid.
Republican candidate Mitt Romney welcomed Obama to the Granite State with the launch of his first television campaign.
Finger pointing continued a day after the congressional supercommittee failed to reach an agreement on major budget cuts.
CBN News goes on the road to Des Moines, Iowa, where the GOP candidates shed tears and talked about Jesus at a Thanksgiving Family Forum.
The plan would allow workers to place their payroll taxes in a private account. All of the money deposited would belong to the individual rather than the government.
President Obama is in the political battleground state of New Hampshire, challenging Republicans in Congress to extend payroll tax cuts that expire this year.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is imploring Congress to avoid cuts "that will tear a seam in the nation's defense."
President Barack Obama signed into law Monday a bipartisan bill that helps jobless veterans get back to work and rewards employers who hire them.
There were tears, testimonies, and talk of Jesus over the weekend in Iowa. And it wasn't a revival meeting -- it was a presidential forum.
Today it seems that lawmakers from both parties are making money from a kind of legal insider trading that - for the ordinary Americans -- would mean jail time.
Republican presidential candidates set their sights on Iowa for a discussion on the role of faith in public life, along with hot-button issues such as marriage and abortion.
The supercommittee tasked with crafting a plan to slash the federal deficit is admitting defeat. Now many wonder what their failure means for Americans.
House lawmakers rejected a constitutional amendment to balance the budget by a vote of 261-165 on Friday.
For evangelical voters, the issues of life and marriage are constant, but this election cycle, another matter is getting the most attention: the economy.
He's not in the presidential race, But Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels wrote a book he hopes will be used by those who can steer America back in the right direction.
While the majority of Latinos supported President Obama in the last election, it's a much different political climate now.
As skepticism grows that the supercommittee will reach a bipartisan deal on trimming the deficit, Senate Chaplain Black placed his hope in a more reliable source - God
Energy Secretary Steven Chu is expected to face tough questions from Congress about his role in administration's loan to failed company Solyndra Thursday.
With the deadline to reach an agreement to trim the nation's deficit less than a week away, members of the congressional supercommittee are at a stalemate.
Republicans pledged to make spending cuts a top priority. But some are beginning to question what spending cuts really mean in Washington-speak.
Congress is getting ready to send President Obama a bill aimed at helping unemployed veterans.
A new Bloomberg News poll out of Iowa shows a four-way tie among the Republican presidential candidates.
House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a $182 billion spending bill that includes stopgap spending legislation to keep the government running until Dec. 16.
Republicans are criticizing President Obama for saying the U.S. is getting lazy about attracting foreign investment.
The 2012 campaign season has been full of surprises, with the latest being the political resurrection of Newt Gingrich.
With only 10 days remaining until the congressional supercommittee must present a plan on how to cut the nation's deficit by $1.2 trillion, the panel remains divided.
The wife of GOP candidate Herman Cain is defending her husband against allegations of sexual misconduct, saying he "totally respects women."
Newt Gingrich says if he wins the GOP nomination, he'll challenge President Obama to a series of three-hour debates in the style of the Lincoln and Douglas debates held during the 1860 election.
In Afghanistan and Iraq, "The tide of war is receding," Obama said Friday, referring to the end of the Iraq war and the troop drawdown in Afghanistan.
Senate Democrats took a step Thursday toward ending the federal law that defines marriage as between one man and one woman.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry brushed off criticism of his "lapse of memory" at the latest GOP debate, saying that the gaffe won't break his campaign.
Wednesday night, the GOP candidates met on a debate stage in Rochester, Michigan, to talk about the economy.
There's growing concern whether Washington's "supercommittee" will meet its goal of cutting $1.5 trillion from the deficit.
The Michigan debate is supposed to focus on the economy, but analysts expect allegations against Herman Cain to distract candidates.
A number of conservative and Christian groups tied to urban communities are coming together to influence upcoming elections.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order Wednesday, banning public relations items purchased by the government on the taxpayers' dime.
GOP aides say Democrats rejected a Republican proposal that would increase revenue, cut spending and decrease taxes.
Three years after Barack Obama won the state of Virginia, it appears the Old Dominion's political pendulum is swinging back to the right.
Another woman has been identified in accusations against the GOP front-runner of sexual misconduct.
Attorney General Eric Holder went on the defense today over the Justice Department's handling the operation that followed gun purchasers across the border.
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain declared he would not quit his bid for the nomination despite ongoing sexual harassment allegations from four women.
This week on The Brody File - Herman Cain's campaign train wreck, the Rick Perry-Mitt Romney rivalry, and who's up, who's down, and who's at the top of the list.
GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann told CBN News that her conservative record is stronger and more consistent than her opponents.
Sharon Bialek told reporters Monday that Cain had attempted to touch her inappropriately during a 1997 meeting with the former Godfather's Pizza CEO.
President Obama on Monday urged congressional Republicans to support new ways of helping the nation's returning military veterans find jobs in a sluggish economy.
Republicans believe Mitt Romney has the best chance to beat President Obama, according to a new poll, but only 24 percent want him to be the nominee.
The Obama administration is opposing congressional legislation to add President Franklin Roosevelt's D-Day prayer to the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has kicked off a series of speeches in Iowa over social issues.
After three days of a media circus over sexual harassment charges, Herman Cain still leads the GOP presidential field.
Former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine stepped down Friday from his position as head of the brokerage firm MF Global.
A House committee has approved a bill to slash the federal civilian workforce by 10 percent over the next three years.
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has pledged to slash $500 billion dollars in federal spending in his first term in the White House.
The spotlight intensified on GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain, Thursday, as a third woman accused him of sexual misconduct.
Wednesday's announcement by Secretary of State Bill Gardner gave candidates a concrete schedule after months of uncertainty.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney made a blunder of biblical proportions Tuesday in explaining a statement the president made during his jobs speech.
GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain is taking his bid for the White House to Capitol Hill, introducing himself to congressional Republicans on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama was back on the stump pushing his American Jobs Act, Wednesday.
While many voters support the movement, its critics are resorting to labeling it as extreme and stubborn.
The president, who recently turned 50, is tobacco free and physically active.