November 2012 Headlines
As the clock ticks towards America's potential fall off the fiscal cliff, lawmakers and the president are blaming each other for the delay in reaching a deal.
House Republicans voted Friday to pass a bill that would make it easier for foreign-born students with advanced degrees from U.S. universities to stay in the country.
The Senate voted to impose tough new sanctions against Iran on Friday.
A federal appeals court issued an injunction on Wednesday halting the implementing the Obamacare contraception mandate on a St. Louis, Mo. Company.
Members of Congress met with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on Capitol Hill today as Republicans and Democrats fight over solutions to the fiscal cliff.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus is admitting to close friends that he "screwed up royally," calling his affair with his biographer a big mistake.
President Obama is fulfilling a promise he made in his election night victory speech to have lunch with Mitt Romney at the White House.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham has accused the Obama administration of misleading Americans over the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Pastor Rick Warren told CBN News that President Obama is "dead wrong" on enforcing his healthcare mandate.
Lawmakers are no closer to a deal on avoiding the fiscal cliff than they were before Thanksgiving when both parties strongly hinted a deal was in reach.
Two retiring Republican senators filed a bill to "get the ball rolling" on the thorny issue of immigration reform.
For the second time in two days U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice is testifying before the Senate about her response to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.
As lawmakers try to work out a deal to reduce the budget deficit, two tax deductions once thought sacred could be trimmed or cut. It could hit square in the pocketbook.
The woman who could be President Obama's pick for secretary of state defended herself on Capitol Hill Tuesday for comments she made days after the deadly Sept.11 attack in Libya.
The road to an agreement on the "fiscal cliff' in Washington may be blocked by an unexpected issue - a change in the Senate rule on filibusters.
Some Congressional Republicans are talking about raising taxes to avoid the so-called 'fiscal cliff' next year.
Some key Republicans say they may not stand in the way of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice becoming the next secretary of state if President Obama nominates her.
Leading U.S. lawmakers say they're confident they can come together to prevent America from driving over the "fiscal cliff."
After two weeks of re-counting ballots in court, Rep. Allen West has given up his fight to remain in Congress.
Political experts say former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney may have lost the election because he was weak on immigration reform.
Members of Congress want to know who helped create the Obama administration's "talking points" on the deadly attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
The White House and congressional leaders emerged from the first round of talks on the "fiscal cliff" with at least the sketches of a compromise.
Ex-CIA Director David Petraeus told House lawmakers he'd believed from the beginning the Sept. 11 assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was terrorism.
More questions than answers are still being raised about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney said President Barack Obama won his re-election bid because of "gifts" he gave to blacks, Hispanics, and young voters.
Despite the Petraeus sex scandal and the 9/11 Benghazi attack probe, the president spent most of his first post-re-election presser talking about the economy.
The initial investigation into the Petraeus affair began six months ago. Many lawmakers feel they should've been informed and that politics may've been at play.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced her plans Wednesday to stay on in her current role for the next session of Congress.
Some Democrats say if the tax hikes and spending cuts are allowed to take effect Jan. 1, Republicans would have a weaker hand at the bargaining table.
President Barack Obama's re-election has become a wake-up call that has the Republican party at attention. Topping the list: a lack of outreach to Hispanic voters.
The scandal over ex-CIA Director David Petraeus is expanding. A top general is being probed for sending inappropriate emails to a woman at the center of the case.
Lawmakers want to know more about the FBI probe that revealed an extramarital affair between ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer.
Members from both parties in Congress say they believe a deal is possible to prevent Washington from going off the so-called "fiscal cliff" on Jan 1.
Most voters said that Mitt Romney's Mormon faith didn't matter to them. But did it prevent him from really connecting with voters?
President Barack Obama said he is committed to working with Congress to solve the country's fiscal challenges, during a brief statement to the American people Friday.
Gay rights activists say they're energized by Tuesday's election and may push to legalize same-sex marriage in at least five more states next year.
President Obama's victory over Republian challenger Mitt Romney comes despite a weak economy and criticism of his policies at home and abroad.
The same voters who gave President Obama another four years also elected a divided Congress as Democrats retained control of the Senate and Republicans the House.
President Barack Obama muscled his way to four more years as the nation's chief executive after a drawn out fight to the finish from Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
Republicans are reeling after former Republican senator and Virginia Gov. George Allen lost to another former governor, Democrat Tim Kaine.
Washington and Colorado became the first states to legalize recreational use of marijuana.
The survey of voters as they left polling places showed 6 in 10 ranked the economy the top issue, far ahead of health care, the federal budget deficit or foreign policy.
Voter turnout was high in many parts of the country, including in the battleground states where campaigns invested heavily in the fight for votes.
Many voters they feel their vote is especially significant this year. Many also said they're ready for the non-stop TV ads, mailers and phone calls to be over.
There are a total of 176 measures on the ballots in 38 states, including measures to legalize recreational use of marijuana and physician-assisted suicide.
Officials in New York and New Jersey are scrambling to set up voting locations for areas hard hit by the storm.
Republican challenger Mitt Romney will cast his ballot with the rest of the nation Tuesday as President Obama heads to Chicago on the last night of the election.
Republican Todd Akin's comments on rape sent the GOP into a tailspin. Party leaders and the media all but gave the win to Democrats. But it's still anyone's race.
CBN News offers its predictions for the 2012 races for the White House and Congress.
President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney are sprinting to the finale, making the toughest battleground states their top priority.
For about 30 million Americans, Election Day is already over. That's because they took advantage of early voting options in 34 states, and Washington, D.C.
Most election coverage has been focused on the race for the White House. But control of the U.S. Senate is also a top prize tomorrow.
While some religious institutions challenge part of the president's healthcare law in court some states, like Missouri, are going directly to the voters.
Voters in four deep blue states are weighing in on marriage and how it should be defined. Not only do these votes matter for each state, they could affect the nation.
With just four days until the election both presidential candidates are back in campaign mode focusing on the battleground states.
Polls show the presidential race is a dead heat. CBN News spoke with election expert Brian Darling about some of the unusual possibilities for this year's race.
With the election now just days away, both candidates are criss-crossing battleground states in an effort to win votes in a race that remains tight.
Richard Land has never publicly supported a presidential candidate, but he said this is the most crucial election since Abraham Lincoln was elected in 1860.
A new Associated Press
-GFK poll shows 47 percent think the Republican challenger will be able to work with Democrats to move the country forward.