September 2008 Headlines
Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama said Tuesday the federal deposit insurance limit should be raised from $100,000 to $250,000. Both candidates view the action as a way to help prop up the struggling U.S. economy.
With 35 days until the election, both presidential candidates worked to show voters they understand their concerns about the economy.
WASHINGTON - The Dow plunged 780 points Monday as the House delivered a stunning defeat on an economic rescue bill to help stave off an crisis in America's financial system.
CBNNews.com - Presidential hopefuls John McCain and Barack Obama faced off in their first debate Friday night tackling the economy first before getting into foreign policy issues.
WASHINGTON - Negotiators on Capitol Hill continue to pound out a economic rescue plan, even as stocks closed this week with mixed results as investors wait for a finalized deal.
CBNNews.com -- Even with a bipartisan agreement from lawmakers of the $700 billion bailout, Republican presidential candidate John McCain may not be convinced it's enough action on the country's economic problems to attend Friday's scheduled presidential debate in Mississippi.
Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama both expressed their concerns over the Bush administration's $700 billion bailout on Monday.
Hers is a story of an overnight media sensation.
Barack Obama is responding to recent attacks against his voting record on abortion.
WASILLA, AK - The tiny town of Wasilla, Alaska has officially been placed on the map.
Democratic presidential nominee Barak Obama says he has a plan for the economic rollercoaster Wall Street is currently riding.
After an upsetting week on Wall Street, the presidential candidates are using the market plunge to argue how they would handle America's economic troubles differently.
Wednesday marked 221 years since the U.S. Constitution was first signed by the Founding Fathers. But this year's anniversary proved to be more important than those before, as the country prepares to elect its next president.
A high-ranking Democrat and former Hillary Clinton supporter is now campaigning for John McCain.
It's an issue that has dogged Obama since his days in the Illinois State Senate.
In presidential politics, the 50-state strategy is old news - just look back to 2004. That's when we constantly heard about Ohio, Florida and so-called battleground states.
The selection of Sarah Palin for the GOP vice presidential candidate may have energized a sleeping giant: women with children who are active in church.
The economic mess is a top issue on the presidential campaign trail.
With the absence of John McCain and the anticipation of Hurricane Ike, this year's conservative voter hallmark, the "Values Voters Summit," remained a low-key event compared to years past.
Thousands will gather in the nation's capitol this weekend for what has been named one of the most influential events to the 2008 presidential election.
ANCHORAGE - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin urged Alaskans to help their fellow Americans in Texas Saturday, during a rally in her home state.
Both presidential candidates are urging prayer and assistance for those affected by Hurricane Ike Saturday, even as President Bush declared a major disaster in Texas in the wake of the Category 2 storm.
Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama are encouraging more Americans to step up and volunteer for community service.
Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin told ABC News anchor Charles Gibson Thursday that she is confident she is ready to lead this nation should the situation demand it.
With so much focus on Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and women voters, some Democrats are questioning why Barack Obama did not make Hillary Clinton his running mate.
The Catholic Church leaders who spoke out against Nancy Pelosi for her comments supporting abortion are now going after Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden.
CBNNews.com - Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama gave a heated response Wednesday to his rival's accusations of making a sexist remark about GOP vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin.
WASHINGTON - You could call it "The Palin Effect." Sarah Palin has energized the Republican ticket and women voters from across the political spectrum.
Democratic candidate Barack Obama told reporters today that he's not impressed with President Bush's recent troop withdrawal announcement, saying the plan "comes up short."
Now that it has become a presidential campaign issue, drilling for more off-shore oil is scheduled to be debated next week on Capitol Hill.
When John McCain announced that Sarah Palin would be his running mate, many were skeptical that the Alaska governor was the right choice.
President Bush is continuing his call for all Americans to devote at least two years worth of their life to giving back to the community.
A controversy is brewing over bags of American flags left behind at the Democratic National Convention.
Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is trying to clarify comments he made to Pastor Rick Warren about abortion at last month's candidate forum.
Sen. John McCain gained a lead over his rival Sen. Barack Obama -- one that puts him beyond the statistical margin of error.
Presidential contenders John McCain and Barack Obama are neck and neck in how many television viewers they drew on their big night.
CBNNews.com - Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin hit the campaign trail in Wisconsin and Michigan today. Those are their first campaign appearances after becoming the official presidentian and vice presidential canditates of the GOP Thursday night.
On the night her husband accepted the GOP presidential nomination, Cindy McCain spoke of America's duty to lend a helping hand.
Sen. Sam Brownback painted a picture of an unselfish candidate who "loves America" on the final day of the Republican National Convention.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, whose state has hosted the Republican National Convention, told convention-goers that John McCain is the man for this time.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Tonight, John McCain accepts the title he has fought twice to win -- Republican presidential nominee.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - It was the moment that had Republican supporters holding their breaths.
Rudy Giuliani poked fun at Barack Obama's experience, Wednesday, and hailed John McCain as the more qualified "applicant" for America.
CBNNews.com - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, a virtual unknown less than a week ago, stepped into the national spotlight to make an historic acceptance speech as the GOP's nominee for Vice President of the United States, Wednesday night.
What a week it has been for all of us covering the Republican National Convention.
Sen. Barack Obama has unleashed a new attack on John McCain's stance on abortion, saying he will "take away [women's] right to choose."
John McCain and his running have different views on the evolution debate, but neither have pushed their stance on the issue.
CBNNews.com - ST. PAUL, Minn. - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will step to center stage at the Republican National Convention Wednesday to tell delegates how she can help John McCain win the White House.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney spoke of the need for a "conservative Washington," Wednesday night in his speech to the Republican National Convention.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, once a rival for the GOP nomination, praised John McCain for his tested leadership and sacrificial love of his country, Wednesday night.
Sen. Joseph Lieberman, once an avowed Democrat, called McCain the best choice to lead the country because he can reach across party lines in accomplishing good for his country.
CBNNews.com - Speaking to Republican convention-goers Tuesday night, President Bush praised John McCain as a courageous candidate who is "ready to lead this nation."
More than 200 people spent the night in jail after an anti-war protest outside the Republican National Convention, Monday.
Republican Party officials wasted no time in getting their national convention being held in St. Paul, Minn. back on track. After a short delay due to Hurricane Gustav, officials have confirmed President Bush will speak to the delegates Tuesday night via satellite from The White House.
Some political analysts say the pregnancy of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's teenaged daughter may actually help -- not hurt -- her candidacy.
ST PAUL, Minn. - Many conservatives put up a real fight against John McCain in the primary season but some analysts feel his embrace of certain issues won over enough conservatives to secure the nomination.
Former John McCain opponent Fred Thompson hailed the senator as a man of "strength, courage, humility, wisdom, duty and honor," Thursday.
It may be a much shorter convention now - but there is still much to be done in St. Paul.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Gustav has also put the brakes on the Republican National Convention.