January 2008 Headlines

Clinton and Obama Go "Hollywood"

LOS ANGELES -- The state of California will also play a key role for the Democratic presidential candidates.

Stimulus Showdown on Capitol Hill

There's a showdown brewing on Capitol Hill -- debate over competing bills that aim to revive the economy could slow down economic progress.

Romney Accuses McCain of 'Dirty Tricks'

Mitt Romney accused John McCain of using dirty tricks by suggesting the former Massachusetts governor wanted a deadline for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq. The exchange between the two came in the Republican presidential debate Wednesday night.

What Will Super Tuesday Bring?

With his victory in Florida, John McCain is now leading the delegate count among Republicans.

Edwards Suspends Presidential Bid

After four consecutive losses to Democratic front-runners Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, former Sen. John Edwards has bowed out of the race for the presidency.

Stimulus Package Hits Snag in Senate

WASHINGTON - Congress and the White House are on the same page when it comes to quickly injecting money into the economy.

Giuliani Exits Race, Backs McCain

CBNNews.com - Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani has ended his bid for President in California.

No Recount Here... McCain Wins Florida

In Tuesday's Florida GOP race, John McCain packed in most of the votes. 

Bush: Addiction is Hard to Overcome

One day after he delivered his last State of the Union address, President Bush is asking Congress to keep aiding faith-based programs after he leaves office.

Florida GOP Primary Do or Die?

For many it's do or die.

Bush's Last Address Targets Economy

In his last State of the Union address, President Bush stood before Congress and delivered a message telling America to hang tough amidst its recession woes and protracted Iraq war.

Huckabee: We're Playing All Nine Innings

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee didn't say too much about the results of the Florida primary while speaking to a crowd in St. Louis, Missouri, Tuesday night.

McCain to CBN News: I'm Proud of Alito

Conservatives and pro-lifers are all fired up over the news talker of the day: John McCain wouldn't support a Samuel Alito-type Supreme Court nominee if elected, according to a prominent columnist.

Giuliani Campaigning above the Fray

Less than a year ago, former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani seemed a shoe-in for securing the Republican Party nomination in the battle for retaining the White House.

Bush to Make Last State of the Union

President Bush will speak to the nation tonight to unveil his plans for his last year in office.

Clinton Congratulates Obama for SC Win

CBNNews.com - Senator Hillary Clinton addressed her decisive defeat at the hands of key rival Barack Obama Saturday night.

Edwards Speech to SC Supporters

Former Sen. John Edwards came in third in the South Carolina Democratic Primary Saturday night.  He only acquired 18 percent of the vote to Barack Obama's 55 percent.  Hillary Clinton won second place with 27 percent.   

Obama's SC Victory Speech

Barack Obama won the South Carolina Democratic Primary Saturday night with 55 percent of the vote.  Hillary Clinton came in second with 27 percent.  John Edwards placed third with 18 percent of the vote.

Getting Testy before Fla. GOP Primary

SARASOTA, Fla. - John McCain accused Mitt Romney of wanting to withdraw troops from Iraq, drawing immediate protest from his Republican presidential rival who said: "That's simply wrong and it's dishonest, and he should apologize."

The Fear of Voting for Obama

There is a real fear among some in the African-American community to vote for Sen. Barack Obama because they worry that he will be instantly assassinated if he wins the Democratic nomination and the presidency.

Obama Goes on Defense in SC

GREENVILLE, S.C. - In the final days leading up to the South Carolina primary Sen. Barack Obama is on the defensive.

Will Young Voters Show Up in SC?

Despite recent polls regarding the black vote in South Carolina, many African American voters are still unsure of who they will vote for in the Democratic primary, Saturday.

Democrat Talks about His Party's 'God Gap'

CBN News recently caught up with House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., and asked him about the Democrats reluctance in the past to share their faith.

How Will Bush Address the Nation Monday?

One thing President Bush says he's going to fight for in his speech is an extension of FISA, the controversial terrorist-fighting bill t

Senate Pressured to OK Stimulus Deal

CBNNews.com -- With the deal between the Bush Administration and once-warring House leaders now made to speed rebate checks to taxpayers starting in May, the Senate must now decide what it is going to with the measure.

GOP Targets Clinton, Economy at Debate

At last night's Florida debate, Republicans voiced support for the economic stimulus deal just reached by the President Bush and Congress, with some saying they'd have gone even farther.

Obama, Clinton Feud Intensifies in SC

The South Carolina feud between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton is not letting up ahead of this Saturday's critical primary.

Congress Reaches Deal on Tax Rebates

WASHINGTON -- Democrats and Republicans have managed to put aside partisan politics to reach a tentative deal on an economic stimulus plan.

House Fails to Override Child Health Veto

For the second time in three months, the House failed Wednesday to override President Bush's veto of a children's health insurance program.

Brokering a Deal to Save the Economy

Political leaders in Washington say they are close to brokering a deal on a bipartisan package to rescue the economy. They are in a hurry to get something done as a jittery world market grows more and more leery of a potential recession here at home.

Top Court Considers Voter ID

The Supreme Court is evaluating a law that requires voters to show a photo identification.

McCain, Clinton Gain Momentum

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - With their victories this weekend, Republican John McCain and Democrat Hillary Clinton are gaining momentum in the race for President. Click play play to watch CBN News Correspondent David Brody's report and Gordon Robertson's comments afterwards.

The Brody File Analysis: What Next?

So what does John McCain's victory in South Carolina mean for the future of this race? And what about Huckabee? Can he recover?

Thompson Thanks His Supporters in SC

Well before Sen. John McCain was declared the winner of South Carolina's primary, Fred Thompson thanked his supporters for their hard work.

McCain Wins South Carolina Primary

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Arizona Sen. John McCain has won the Republican primary in South Carolina. It was a hotly contested race that was too close to call at times.

SC Returns Show Tight McCain, Huck. Race

The polls closed in South Carolina at 7 p.m. and Senator John McCain has been declared the winner. Early returns showed a tight race between former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee and McCain.

Clinton, Romney Win Nevada Caucuses

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Mitt Romney won Nevada's presidential nominating contests on Saturday.

Bush Targets Economy in Radio Address

President Bush addressed the economy Saturday morning on his weekly radio address.

Bush: $145B Economic Package Needed

Agreeing with the analysis that the American economy does face the risk of falling into a recession, President Bush on Friday called for $145 billion worth of tax relief in order to give the economy what he termed as a "shot in the arm."

South to Weigh in on Presidential Race

CBNNews.com - Preliminary polls are showing that South Carolina voters have clear favorites, both on the Democratic and Republican side.

Dems Caucus Fight Tossed from Court

A lawsuit to prevent casino workers from caucusing at special precincts on the Las Vegas strip was thrown out of court Thursday.

SC Voters Make Tough Choice in Race

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. - At a small diner in West Columbia, S.C., former Sen. Fred Thompson spent some time Thursday morning talking about the slowing economy and the fierceness of the upcoming GOP primary.

Rescue Me: Ecomomy to Get Help

For many Americans, hearing the sound of items ringing up at the store is music to the ears. But with all the talk of a recession, Americans may not be spending as often as they had been.

Romney Wins Michigan GOP Primary

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has won the Michigan GOP primary, a first major victory for the former Massachusetts governor.

Romney Rallies Troops in Michigan

WATCH LIVE: Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gives his victory speech after winning the Michigan GOP primary.