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Companies created high-volume health care exchanges … in the nineties

While implementation of the federal Obamacare exchange continues to prove vexing to the government, the private sector solved the problem more than a decade ago.

Woman who fainted in Rose Garden loves Obama, unlikely to benefit from Obamacare

12:15 PM 10/23/2013

Karmel Alon Allison, the pregnant diabetic woman who fainted in the Rose Garden Monday, has claimed that the Affordable Care Act would drive down her health care costs.

Obama Homeland Security pick defende​d Happy Meal Hoaxer

11:33 PM 10/21/2013

Jeh Johnson, President Obama’s nominee to head Homeland Security, represented a disgraced scientist who was sentenced to 30 months in prison for planting a fried rat’s tail in his son’s Happy Meal french fries as part of a failed extortion attempt.

Neighbors: Cory Booker never lived in Newark

12:12 AM 10/14/2013

As Cory Booker looks set to win the junior Senate seat in New Jersey Wednesday, his supposed neighbors in Newark say Mayor Booker doesn't live in the Gateway City.

Newark activists say Booker’s fire-rescue story is all wet

4:39 PM 10/13/2013

NEWARK — Mayor Cory Booker has repeatedly claimed he saved his neighbor from a fire in 2012, but two of the neighbor’s longtime friends say Booker's story is not possible and the neighbor -- a woman with an extensive criminal record -- is not to be believed.

Harvard physicist, running for Congress, criticizes global warming ‘hysteria’

1:18 AM 10/08/2013

Dr. Mike Stopa is a Harvard physicist who says that there is a great deal of "hysteria" surrounding global warming. He's also a conservative Republican running to take the seat Democratic Sen. Ed Markey has vacated in Massachusetts’ fifth congressional district.

Homeland Security advisor supports convicted terrorist fundraiser

11:04 PM 10/06/2013

A senior advisor to the Department of Homeland Security is an old friend of  an activist who was convicted in 2008 of financing the terrorist organization Hamas.

Washington hoards government jobs to maximize pain of ‘shutdown’

7:07 AM 10/04/2013

The nation's capital has managed to spare itself many of the supposed troubles of the partial government shutdown.

Monuments and memorials remained open during previous shutdown

5:20 PM 10/02/2013

Although President Obama claims that he can't avoid shutting down public sites and monuments, war memorials were in fact kept open during the 1995/1996 government shutdowns.  The administration's decision to barricade the Lincoln Memorial marks the first time in its history the memorial has been totally off limits to visitors during a shutdown.

Obama admin. knew about WWII veterans’ request and rejected it

5:20 PM 10/01/2013

The White House and the Department of the Interior rejected a request from Rep. Steven Palazzo’s office to have World War II veterans visit the World War II memorial in Washington, the Mississippi Republican told The Daily Caller Tuesday.

Sen. Dick Durbin gave false facts about his own daughter in Obamacare speech

4:13 PM 10/01/2013

Sen. Dick Durbin movingly described his sick child’s preexisting condition as a reason to support Obamacare last week, but the Illinois Democrat neglected to mention that his late daughter was easily covered by existing insurance, and that he used taxpayer money to reward the hospital that treated her.

Democrats have fought debt ceiling hikes many times

11:24 PM 09/29/2013

While President Obama claims that Republican efforts to tie a new debt ceiling increase to GOP budget priorities have “never [been] seen in the history” of the country, the Democratic Party has consistently battled debt ceiling increases when Republican presidents were in power.

Friend of accused bomb plotters at ‘nation’s most influential foreign-policy think tank’

9:58 PM 09/26/2013

The influential Council on Foreign Relations employs a director who thanks deported terrorist bomb plotters in a book, calls for restrictive gun laws, and has a long history of warm relations with the most extreme elements of the Castro regime.

Senate candidate Mead Treadwell: ‘I will stand and work with Cruz and Lee’

4:05 PM 09/25/2013

At least one candidate for the U.S. Senate wants to make it known that he stands with Sen. Ted Cruz's effort to defund Obamacare.

Obama lies to UN human rights official about not having smoked in six years

12:28 AM 09/25/2013

President Barack Obama casually lied about his smoking Monday at the United Nations in a hot mic moment. The news quickly went viral, but few commentators have noted that Obama was flagrantly misstating his smoking history.

Somali-American leader: ‘I tried to warn America’ about homegrown radicalization

1:31 PM 09/23/2013

The Council on American Islamic Relations repeatedly tried to stop a Minnesota community leader from warning about the dangers al-Qaida-linked group posed to the Somali-American community prior to the Kenyan mall massacre.

CAIR collects millions from foreign donors thanks to non-profit shell game

11:21 PM 09/21/2013

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) conceals donations from overseas through a series of shell organizations, according to documents from court actions involving the Muslim advocacy group.

Meet the ‘moderate’ Syrian sheikh young think tanker wants us to adopt

1:33 AM 09/16/2013

The State Department-funded Syrian Emergency Task Force and Elizabeth O’Bagy backed an anti-Semitic, anti-Shiite imam for presidency of the Syrian rebels.

Wall Street Journal sat on knowledge of O’Bagy’s link to Islamists

11:31 PM 09/12/2013

Contrary to claims from its editorial pages editor, a Wall Street Journal editor knew of Elizabeth O’Bagy’s connections to the pro-rebel Syrian Emergency Task Force and took at least three days to publish a clarification.

Think tank knew about O’Bagy’s Ph.D. question long before firing her

4:49 PM 09/11/2013

The Institute for the Study of War knew that controversial Syria analyst Elizabeth O'Bagy lacked a Ph.D. long before it fired her, according to the group's own website.