July 2008 Headlines

Congress to End Without Oil Resolution

Congress is set to leave town for the month of August without reaching a deal on offshore oil and gas drilling.

Candidates War on Britney Spears, Economy

WASHINGTON - The campaign trail is heating up as John McCain and Barack Obama slug it out over policy, leadership and celebrity.

Lieberman to Speak at the GOP Convention?

Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman says he will speak at the Republican convention if John McCain wants him too.

Bush Blames Congress for Gas Prices

President Bush challenged Democrats in Congress to lift the ban on offshore oil exploration before they leave for August recess.

Bush Signs Bill to Provide Mortgage Relief

Struggling homeowners now have the lifeline they need to help keep their homes from foreclosing.

Next President to Inherit Sky High Deficit

CBNNews.com - WASHINGTON - Whether its Barack Obama or John McCain, the next President will have to face a record budget deficit of nearly a half trillion dollars.

Obama Shifts Focus to Economy

Senator Barack Obama is focusing on incentives to revive the economy now that his recent international tour is over.

McCain: Wall Street the 'Villain'

Sen. John McCain is blaming Wall Street for the home mortgage credit crisis that has had a ripple effect throughout the economy.

Rescue Package Awaits Bush Signature

President Bush is set to approve an historic housing rescue package.

Concerns Despite Obama's Warm Reception

U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama is set to make an appearance in France and Britain Friday, where he is expected to receive the same warm welcome the Germans gave him Thursday.

McCain Campaigns in Ohio

Republican presidential candidate John McCain is campaigning in Columbus, Ohio as rival Barack Obama is touring Germany.

Obama Urges Germans to Join Terror Fight

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama addressed a massive crowd in Berlin on Thursday, calling for Europeans and Americans to work together to "defeat terror and dry up the well of extremism that supports it."

Obama Urges Germans to Join Terror Fight

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama addressed a massive crowd in Berlin on Thursday, calling for Europeans and Americans to work together to "defeat terror and dry up the well of extremism that supports it."

McCain Credits Bush for Drop in Oil Price

GOP presidential candidate John McCain on Wednesday said the recent drop in the price of oil was due to President Bush's lifting of a presidential ban on offshore drilling.

Panel Revisits 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy

Congressional lawmakers are reviewing the U.S. armed forces "don't ask, don't tell" policy for the first time since it was implemented in 1993 during the Clinton administration.

Sen. Grassley Snubbed by His Party

Iowa senator Charles Grassley is being snubbed by his own state's Republican Party.

Obama: Iraq Needs a Political Solution

CBNNews.com -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama admitted Tuesday that security in Iraq has improved, but emphasized that the war-torn country needs a political solution.

Bush Invokes Exec Privilege on CIA Leak

CBNNews.com - President Bush is invoking executive privilege to keep Congress from seeing the records of a CIA leak investigation.

Candidates Trade Barbs on Terror War

The two presidential candidates traded barbs over their plans for the Global War on Terror Tuesday.

McCain Meets with NAACP

Earlier this week, Senator Barack Obama addressed the nation's oldest Civil Rights organization. Now, Senator John McCain is getting his chance.

A Change of Heart on Offshore Drilling?

WASHINGTON - The price of oil plunged dramatically today - down $9.00 this morning.

Surveillance Bill Comes Under Fire

WASHINGTON - Barely before the ink was dry, America's new surveillance intelligence law is under fire.

Jesse Jackson Apologizes to Obama

Rev. Jesse Jackson has apologized for disparaging remarks he made about Sen. Barack Obama.

Congress Pushes Bill to Help Homeowners

The Senate is on the verge of passing a massive mortgage rescue plan, but it may see a veto from the president.

Obama to Accept Dem Nod at Stadium

CBNNews.com -- Sen. Barack obama has delivered a curve ball to the residents of Denver.

Jobs Main Focus of McCain's Economic Plan

Sen. John McCain hopes to create jobs and cut taxes with his proposed economic plan.

Funeral Announced for Sen. Jesse Helms

Funeral services will be held Tuesday for Jesse Helms.

Obama Celebrates Holiday in GOP Country

BUTTE, Montana -- Barack Obama is celebrating Independence Day in Butte, Montana. He will take part in a parade and picnic.

Obama Celebrates Holiday in GOP Country

BUTTE, Montana -- Barack Obama is celebrating Independence Day in Butte, Montana. He will take part in a parade and picnic.

Political Radio May Soon See Censorship

Whether its Rush Limbaugh on the right or Al Franken on the left, Americans are accustomed to differing viewpoints on the public airwaves.

Obama to Expand Faith-based Programs

Continuing his effort to appeal to Christian conservatives, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Tuesday that if elected he would expand President Bush's faith-based programs.