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Bomb squad called to Limbaugh residence; package ruled safe

Managing Editor, Daily Caller

A suspicious package mailed to conservative radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh Thursday afternoon at his North End home contained nothing dangerous, the Sheriff’s Office bomb squad determined after opening it.

Dem calls for investigation, tighter rules following Ron Paul double-payment allegations

12:03 PM 02/22/2012

Democratic Rep. Mike Quigley, chairman of the bipartisan Congressional Transparency Caucus that he co-founded with Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, is proposing the House of Representatives strengthen congressional travel reporting requirements following reports on Rep. Ron Paul collecting twice --- once from taxpayers and once from non-profits --- for flights he has been taking, Roll Call reported on Wednesday.

Pro-Obama super PAC a bust in January fundraising

7:35 AM 02/21/2012

The big-money vehicle intended to raise astronomical sums to serve as the Democratic counter to similar action by Republican-funded super PACs and outside groups is failing miserably, federal documents filed Monday showed.

Germany drawing up plans for Greece to leave the euro

3:46 PM 02/19/2012
Plans for Greek default drafted as EU faces fact that Greek debt is spiraling out of control - with or without 2nd bailout

Rough Draught: Sam Adams Rauch Bock and Baltic IPA

4:31 PM 02/16/2012

Atheist Mass. fam targets school district to remove ‘under God’ from Pledge

1:49 PM 02/14/2012

A Middlesex Superior Court Judge is expected to issue a written decision on a controversial case involving the Pledge of Allegiance.

Obama chief of staff and former budget director misleads voters to blame GOP for budget debacle

12:38 PM 02/14/2012

On Sunday's "Meet the Press" on MSNBC, White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew explained away the Senate's then-1,019-day failure to pass a budget by misleading viewers on Senate rules.

Pakistani fishermen reel in 40-foot whale shark [VIDEO]

8:09 AM 02/08/2012

Pakistani fishermen needed at least five cranes to reel in a 40-foot-long whale shark from the waters at a harbor in the port city of Karachi on Tuesday, according to the Express Tribune newspaper.

Explosive new book: JFK’s dark affair with 19-year-old WH intern

4:36 PM 02/05/2012

In a new tell-all book, "Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath," now-69-year-old Mimi Alford writes candidly about her eighteen-month affair with the former president, starting when she was a 19-year-old White House intern.

‘Obama’ wants your money, and he’s got a gun

10:26 AM 02/02/2012

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz was not the only famous face traipsing around Florida crashing parties. Early on Saturday morning, a gunman wearing a mask police say resembled "a likeness" to President Barack Obama, robbed a McDonalds in Riviera Beach, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

For Romney and Paul, a strategic alliance between establishment and outsider

8:26 AM 02/02/2012

RENO, NEV. — The remaining candidates in the winnowed Republican presidential field are attacking one another with abandon, each day bringing fresh headlines of accusations and outrage.

Blake Griffin makes monster dunk over Kendrick Perkins [VIDEO]

8:58 AM 01/31/2012

LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin’s jaw-dropping one-handed jam over Kendrick Perkins sent Los Angeles Clippers fans into a frenzy, fired up his teammates, lit up the Twitterverse and burned the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Stephen Colbert’s super PAC raises over $1 million

7:59 AM 01/31/2012

The disenchanted voters of America --- or just those with a good sense of humor --- aren't simply getting their news from liberal Comedy Central comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, they're sending their money, too. On Tuesday morning, Colbert (and formerly Stewart's) satirical super PAC, "Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow," announced that it had raised over $1 million, the New York Times reports. (GAME: Guess that super PAC!)

Biden: I opposed raid that killed bin Laden

3:22 PM 01/30/2012

During a speech Friday in Maryland, Vice President Joe Biden told House Democrats that he had advised President Barack Obama against launching the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

Allen West to national Dems: ‘Get the hell out of the United States of America’

12:44 PM 01/30/2012

Rep. Allen West did not mince words on Sunday, telling national Democrats to get out of Florida and, for that matter, out of the country.

Disgraced millionaire typing teacher collects $100k a year from NYC

1:44 PM 01/29/2012

Alan Rosenfeld --- a 66-year-old disgraced typing teacher --- hasn’t taught since he was accused of making  inappropriate comments and leering at 8th grade girls in 2001, but still collects $100,049 a year from the city, the New York Post reports.

HuffPo hires millionaire wife of disgraced Socialist Strauss-Kahn to head French edition

9:58 AM 01/29/2012

Arianna Huffington launched the French edition of the Huffington Post on Monday, naming millionaire heiress Anne Sinclair --- wife of the disgraced Socialist Dominique-Strauss-Kahn --- as editorial director, France 24 reported.

Hear ye, Hear ye: Sam Adams’ Noble Pils is here to stay

5:59 PM 01/26/2012

Rejoice, beer patriots, the Boston Beer Company -- maker of Samuel Adams beers -- has listened to the people and, beginning in March, will offer their Noble Pils brew in 6-packs year-round.

Report: NC gov won’t seek 2nd term as Dems struggle in state

1:36 PM 01/26/2012

Rumors began swirling early Thursday morning that North Carolina's Democratic governor, Bev Perdue, would soon be announcing that she would not seek a second term. The embattled governor had been performing poorly in statewide polls and faced a strong challenge from Republican Charlotte Mayor Pat McCroy, who she ran against in the 2008 election.