August 2008 Headlines
DENVER - The Democratic Party has high hopes this year of reaching some pro-life voters. Their selling point: an updated platform that pushes the need to reduce abortions.
Sen. John McCain made a surprise pick for a running mate, choosing a self-described hockey-mom from Alaska, known for her staunch conservative credentials.
DENVER - In a speech that many are calling historic, Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama spoke to more than 80,000 people at Invesco Field in Denver, Colorado.
CBNNews.com - Standing before a crowd of more than 80,000 people gathered in the home of the Denver Broncos, Sen. Barack Obama secured his place in history Thursday night by accepting the Democratic Party's nomination for president.
Former Vice President Al Gore urged Democrats to seize the opportunity for change by electing their candidate for president.
Republicans have been in Denver all week, and remained quick to attack Sen. Barack Obama and his party.
DENVER - Tonight, history will be made when Barack Obama accepts the Democratic presidential nomination in front of 80,000 people at the home of the Denver Broncos.
DENVER - It comes as no surprise that blacks comprise some of Barack Obama's strongest supporters. But many African Americans say their support isn't just about race.
Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Joe Biden said he is confident he and Barack Obama can provide the leadership and foreign policy experience the White House needs.
Former President Bill Clinton delivered a firm endorsement of Barack Obama for president Wednesday night, saying in no uncertain terms that Obama "is ready to be President of the United States."
Rudy Giuliani is among the Republicans in Denver making their case against Barack Obama.
Southern Baptists, the largest Christian denomination in the U.S., are putting together a massive pre-election prayer vigil.
Abortion has been a big issue outside of the Democratic National Convention this week. There have been protests and arrests.
Catholic church leaders are speaking out against the Democrats' support for abortion.
DENVER - The key goal this week at the Democratic National Convention has been to unify the party -- and Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton tried to do her part.
Some high-profile Republicans are in Denver this week to defend Sen. John McCain.
Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama made his first live appearance at his party's convention Wednesday night, one day before he is scheduled ot make his acceptance speech.
The Democrat's party in Denver this week may be for presidential candidate Barack Obama, but Tuesday night it was all about his former political opponent, Hillary Clinton.
DENVER - Hillary Rodham Clinton declared in a Democratic National Convention speech that the man who defeated her in a bitter, drawn-out primary battle "is my candidate and he must be our president."
The University of Chicago-Illinois has opened records that link Senator Barack Obama to 1960s-era radical Bill Ayers.
Thousands of people gathered outside the Democratic National Convention in Denver Monday for a vigil against abortion.
DENVER - One of the country's wealthiest gay activists is in Denver unveiling his national strategy.
DENVER - The Democratic National Convention's first act is over and today, for a short time, the spotlight moves from Barack Obama to his former opponent, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Several videos were played Monday night at the Democratic National Convention including one featuring the devestation of Hurricane Katrina with former President Jimmy Carter featured in the video.
Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey Jr., a Democrat, is known for being strongly pro-life and has publicly stated his support for overturning Roe v. Wade.
After tonight, the Democratic National Convention heads to Denver's Invesco Field for Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech.
Michelle Obama was greated by thousands of cheering Democrats who' waited all evening to hear her speak. Before taking the stage, she was featured in a video narrated by her mother and then introduced by her brother who gave a brief speech about his little sister.
Although the spotlight will shine brightly on the Democratic National Convention, Republicans are not taking the week off.
CBNNews.com -- DENVER -- CBN News political team is currently in Denver covering the Democratic National Convention. Most of the major speeches will be held in the Pepsi Center.
WASHINGTON - The party for the Democratic Party is on after weeks of preparations.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was among the keynote speakers at the first night of the Democratic National Convention.
The evangelical Christian vote has been getting a lot of attention in this year's presidential race.
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama shaking hands, in public, as the presumptive presidential nominees of their respective parties.
New polls show John McCain has gained momentum in the presidential race.
Sen. John McCain has been floating around a list of vice presidential candidates, but his choices are drawing criticism from some conservatives.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Senators Barack Obama and John McCain sat in the hot seat Saturday night as they each answered some tough questions from Pastor Rick Warren.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Christian voters across the country are anxiously waiting to see what will happen at Saturday's Civil Forum at Saddleback Church.
Both presidential candidates have been spending huge amounts of cash on television commercials during the broadcasts of the Olympic games.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain is floating the idea of picking a running mate who supports abortion rights.
The proposed Democratic Party platform is calling for a repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act and the removal of the current military policy banning gays from serving openly.
A Democratic panel has issued a strong endorsement of abortion in the party's platform for this election year.
Former President Clinton will deliver a speech on the third night of the Democratic National Convention, just before the as-yet-to-be-named running mate for Barack Obama gives their address, Party officials have said.
With three months to go before Election Day, nearly half of voters say they're tired of hearing about Sen. Barack Obama.
Sen. Hillary Clinton wants her delegates to be heard at the upcoming Democratic convention.
If Barack Obama becomes President, he could join with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to try and repeal the Defense of Marriage Act.
All this week, McCain and Barack Obama have been driving home the same message: America needs to overhaul its energy policy. And in the past several days, they've been just as busy criticizing each other's plans.
GOP candidate John McCain is highlighting his independence and his "maverick" credentials in a new TV commercial Tuesday, along with issues that show he is different from President Bush.
Monday marked the 21st anniversary of the repeal of the Fairness Doctrine.
Gas prices may be inching back, but the battle over offshore drilling is getting hotter than ever.
Read below for this week's radio address from the president, verbatim.
WASHINGTON - As tapped-out consumers cut back on expenses to pay rising fuel tabs, the energy debate dominates the campaign trail. Democrat Barack Obama is chastising oil companies for raking in profits, as Americans fork over $4.00 per gallon for gas at the pump. Click play to hear Gordon Robertson's comments following this CBN News report.
A bill aimed at improving toy safety appears headed for the President's desk.