January 2012 Headlines
Many Republicans elected to various state legislatures around the country in 2010 have set their sights on reducing or even eliminating state income taxes.
Churches and other religious organizations are pushing back against President Barack Obama's new health insurance policy mandate for birth control.
Voters in Florida gave former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney a commanding victory in the state's Republican presidential primary, Tuesday.
The forecast is sunny for Mitt Romney, with polls showing him pulling ahead of Newt Gingrich, a victory firmly in his grasp. Still, the race is far from over.
Both Democrats and Republicans are rushing to pass a bill that would make it clear that insider trading laws apply to lawmakers.
Florida's Latino churches are pushing their members to go to the polls Tuesday to have a voice in immigration reform and the economy.
First Lady Michelle Obama announced Monday new plans to help military families adjust after service members are hurt in combat or deployed on short notice.
Indiana is poised to become the first right-to-work state in more than a decade.
A dramatic swing in the Florida polls has shifted the momentum yet again in favor of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Many are puzzled about why Newt Gingrich is doing so well among Christians despite his marital infidelities. The answer seems to start with forgiveness.
Republican Rick Santorum is staying home in Philadelphia to be with this hospitalized daughter and is canceling campaign stops in Florida.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is denying rumors that she might become President Barak Obama's running mate instead of Vice President Joe Biden.
The candidates are not only fighting over who's the better GOP candidate, they're fighting over pretty much everything, starting with immigration.
The GOP race lands in Florida, and the sun is shining hard on the top two candidates -- Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich.
Ener1 is the third energy company to file Chapter 11 after receiving grant money from the Energy Department under the economic stimulus law.
A two-man fight between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich is shaping up ahead of next Tuesday's Florida primary.
The legislation comes after a federal court decision a year ago ruling a 43-foot cross at the Mount Soldedad veterans memorial unconstitutional.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has proposed cutting $487 billion from the defense budget over the next decade, as well as 100,000 U.S. ground forces.
Photographers captured a tense exchange between Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and President Barack Obama upon his arrival in Phoenix Wednesday.
A new poll shows former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has erased most of the lead that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had in the national polls.
While it may be rare in Congress, there were some examples of bipartisanship at Tuesday night's State of the Union address.
After a lengthy presidential campaign, the Minnesota congresswoman will likely need to start from scratch to fund her fourth run for Congress.
For much of the night, Obama carried a tone of working together and continuing to believe in America, while the GOP warned viewers not to fall for false hopes.
Many had hoped Ind. Gov. Mitch Daniels would run for president. Though he's not in the race, he's written a book outlining his vision for America.
Read and watch Gov. Mitch Daniels' Republican Address to the Nation, in response to President Obama's State of the Union address.
The top two Republican candidates for president released new information regarding their finances.
Mitt Romney went on the offensive at Monday night's GOP debate in Tampa, Fla., seeking to cast dispersions on Newt Gingrich's record as speaker of the House.
In Tuesday's State of the Union address, Obama is expected to try and nurse economic worries by building on a speech for the middle class he delivered last month.
Gingrich's campaign was declared dead twice, but he kicks off the Florida primary process with a major boost after winning South Carolina.
Sen. Mark Kirk underwent "successful" surgery Monday to relieve brain swelling after suffering a stroke over the weekend, a spokesperson for GOP lawmaker said.
This week on The Brody File, CBN News takes a look at the narrowing presidential field in South Carolina. Which candidates have the best chance of surviving?
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., came from behind in the polls to win the Republican South Carolina primary.
The administration plan will likely include new taxes and fees that the GOP won't support, meaning another showdown could be looming over the budget.
Critics say President Obama is putting politics ahead of energy independence and job creation.
Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., received a big endorsement Thursday in his bid to win the Republican nomination for president.
Just hours before the first Republican primary in the South, things have changed in the race for the party's nomination.
With just one day left before the primary in South Carolina, the mud-slinging among GOP presidential candidates has reached new lows.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced he is dropping out of the presidential race and endorsing former opponent Newt Gingrich.
Rick Santorum edged front-runner Mitt Romney by 34 votes in a surprise twist to the final results of the Iowa caucuses.
With just two days until the South Carolina Republican presidential primary, polls show Newt Gingrich is gaining ground on front runner Mitt Romney.
Rivals Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum are pressing the former Massachusetts governor to release his tax returns.
Wednesday's vote is only symbolic and won't stop the increase, nor will it help break the gridlock in Washington to push legislation through.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected plans for the Canada-Texas oil pipeline.
Sources in the oil industry are expecting the State Department to announce it cannot approve the much-debated Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas at this time.
In an exclusive interview with CBN News, Gingrich said that of the three "non-Romney" candidates, he's the one who knows how to implement a national campaign.
Occupy Wall Street protesters took their efforts to Capitol Hill Tuesday, calling attention to what they say is an influence of corporate money in politics.
President Barack Obama met with his jobs council Tuesday to discuss ideas of how to grow jobs and bolster America's competitiveness around the world
Time is running out for candidates at the bottom of the pack, and they had a clear plan of attack at the first of two debates before the South Carolina primary.
Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman said he believes Romney to be the "best equipped" to defeat President Obama.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential front runner, picked up the endorsement of two evangelical leaders over the weekend.
Mitt Romney's presidential challengers were to campaign up and down the South Carolina shoreline on Sunday.
Gingrich discusses his plan against Romney in South Carolina, Rick and Karen Santorum open up about their prayer life, and a word with Rick Perry's campaign manager.
John Edwards is suffering from a life-threatening condition, according to a federal judge overseeing his trial for suspected campaign finance violations.
President Barack Obama asked Congress Friday for the authority to reorganize the government in an effort save money and shrink its size.
The $1.2 trillion request is largely a formality, but it still carries election year implications.
The Justice Department's legal justification for President Obama's two recent recess appointments is "a smokescreen," according to the American Center for Law and Justice.
Latino church leaders in Orlando are aggressively encouraging Hispanic evangelicals to get out and vote in the state's Jan. 31 primary.
Nevertheless, they're still turning up the attacks on Mitt Romney's record as governor and in the business world.
Campaigning is well underway but evangelicals have yet to rally behind one candidate.
Obama campaign manager Jim Messina told supporters in a Web video Thursday that the president's campaign was off to a "pretty good start."
One day after the New Hampshire primary, President Obama touted his plan to return jobs to the U.S.
The Republican front-runner is fighting off attacks portraying him as an elitist as he tries to win over evangelical voters concerned about his Mormon faith.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is two for two in Republican primary contests following his impressive victory in New Hampshire Tuesday night.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won a significant victory in New Hampshire Tuesday, earning 38 percent of the vote in the state's Republican primary.
Just after midnight on Tuesday, the nine registered voters of Dixsville Notch cast the first ballots off the New Hampshire primary this year.
Mitt Romney may look unbeatable to some, but he made headlines Monday when he declared, "I like being able to fire people who provide services to me."
While candidates covered many issues the weekend, the economy is clearly the priority for voters, especially for small business owners.
In an abrupt jolt to the White House, President Barack Obama announced Monday that chief of staff William Daley was quitting and heading home to Chicago.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said the Obama administration's policies amount to a "war on religion."
The American Center for Law and Justice is urging the court to strike down Obamacare, arguing that mandating Americans to buy health care insurance is unlawful.
Two debates this weekend gave GOP challengers the chance to gang up on Mitt Romney and make the case that he's not a true conservative.
Hundreds gathered Sunday for a service to remember a bloody morning one year ago when a gunman's deadly rampage shook a community and shocked a nation.
The Republican presidential candidates will square off again this weekend, ahead of the election season's first primary in New Hampshire this Tuesday.
This week on The Brody File, CBN News kicks off the new year with presidential campaign coverage, 2012 style.
Although the Iowa caucuses are quickly becoming a distant memory, voter patterns from the contest teach a lesson about the battle for the Republican nomination.
Polls show Romney has a double-digit lead in New Hampshire, where voters cast their ballots in the Republican primary Jan. 10.
The remaining Republican presidential candidates are scrambling to raise money before next Tuesday's primary in New Hampshire.
President Obama is trying to create more summer job opportunities for young people.
The news comes after the Minnesota congresswoman cancelled her trip to South Carolina after finishing poorly in the Iowa caucuses.
President Barack Obama recently made a recess appointment, naming Richard Cordray as head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The White House appears ready to engage Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, a political group that has long been considered hostile to the United States.
Mitt Romney is moving on from Tuesday's narrow victory in Iowa to next week's New Hampshire primary, and anticipating sharper criticism from his rivals.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is staying in the presidential race despite a fifth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses.
After Tuesday's Iowa caucus results, the GOP contenders will switch their attention elsewhere in an attempt to capture voters while they have the chance.
By late Tuesday night, the first GOP caucus of the 2012 election season was still too close to call.
The president plans to jump right back into his campaign for re-election, starting by hosting a live Web chat with supporters in Iowa Tuesday night.
Rick Santorum's strong resume, solid debate performances and consistent conservative message seem to have started to click with voters in Iowa.
Republican presidential candidates who are struggling to get their names on Virginia's primary ballot will not get any inside help from the state attorney general.
Most Iowa Republicans appear to have made up their minds, but a large number say they could switch at the last minute.