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Paul Ryan ‘loves’ the idea of Herman Cain’s tax plan

FILE - In this April 5, 2011 file photo, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., touts his 2012 federal budget plan during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan said in an interview with The Daily Caller that he “loves” the idea of having "specific and credible" plans, like presidential candidate Herman Cain’s signature "9-9-9" proposal, in the national debate about tax policy.

Obama attacks banks while raking in Wall Street dough

12:39 AM 10/10/2011

Despite his rhetorical attacks on Wall Street, a study by the Sunlight Foundation’s Influence Project shows that President Barack Obama has received more money from Wall Street than any other politician over the past 20 years, including former President George W. Bush.

More solar companies led by Democratic donors received federal loan guarantees

12:51 AM 09/29/2011

A Daily Caller investigation has found that in addition to the failed company Solyndra, at least four other solar panel manufacturing companies receiving in excess of $500 million in loan guarantees from the Obama administration employ executives or board members who have donated large sums of money to Democratic campaigns.

GOP leadership faces possible tea party revolt in 2012

12:21 AM 09/21/2011

Tea party activist David Lewis’s announcement Friday that he plans to mount a primary challenge to House Speaker John Boehner could indicate a larger problem for the GOP leadership, and point to restlessness among an important segment of the tea party faithful.

Solyndra to The Daily Caller in February: ‘The federal government has not spent a dime on Solyndra’

4:51 PM 09/15/2011

An email from February 2011 shows that the now-bankrupt solar energy company Solyndra denied receiving money from the federal government. Solyndra spokesperson David Miler reacted viscerally to an early Daily Caller report about a growing congressional investigation into $535 million in federal loan guarantees, which have recently become the subject of scandal and intense scrutiny.

Union members could cost Obama Pennsylvania in 2012

1:15 AM 09/08/2011

New polling shows reliably blue Pennsylvania, a state that hasn’t voted for a Republican for president since 1988, could be up for grabs in 2012. And in a wisdom-bending development, organized labor could help the state trend red.

GOP staffers: Tax reform teed up for September

10:12 PM 08/28/2011

Republican staffers tell The Daily Caller that new tax cuts and regulatory reforms aimed at jumpstarting the economy will be on the agenda in the House of Representatives when it returns from recess after Labor Day.

Northern red tape: Congressman warns Alaska pipeline could be dismantled within 10 years

12:10 AM 08/25/2011

The Obama administration is setting the stage for the dismantling of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and poses the greatest threat to its existence today, according to House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings.

Conference aims to normalize pedophilia

10:00 AM 08/15/2011

If a small group of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals have their way at a conference this week, pedophiles themselves could play a role in removing pedophilia from the American Psychiatric Association’s bible of mental illnesses — the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), set to undergo a significant revision by 2013.  Critics warn that their success could lead to the decriminalization of pedophilia.

Inhofe bill would shine sunlight on regulation costs

10:16 AM 07/23/2011

Environmental regulations drain hundreds of billions of dollars from the U.S. economy each year, and it mostly goes unnoticed by the public.

Walsh: GOP leadership wrong with balanced budget amendment timing

1:08 PM 07/16/2011

The House GOP leadership might have scheduled a vote on his version of the balanced-budget amendment next week, but Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh has a problem with the timing.

EPA stimulating environmental regulations abroad

1:38 AM 07/07/2011

China and other foreign interests have been significant beneficiaries of stimulus money through the Environmental Protection Agency, to the tune of some $27 million, since the law passed in February 2009.

NRC inspector general: Chairman withheld information in Yucca shutdown

1:17 AM 06/15/2011

A report by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s inspector general has found that NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko’s handling of Nevada’s Yucca Mountain nuclear waste depository has been anything but transparent, and some are calling it “illegal.”

Alexander: Obama administration attacking right-to-work laws

3:36 PM 06/13/2011

Senate Republicans say the Obama administration is intent on undermining the right-to-work laws that are in force in 22 states, as evidenced by a recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) complaint against Boeing.

Commerce nominee appears to endorse world government in video, Republicans say

1:28 PM 06/07/2011

Does John Bryson, Barack Obama’s nominee for commerce secretary, want a world government?

Obama monetary policy fueling pain at the pump, report says

12:23 PM 06/04/2011

The Obama administration’s monetary policies have added approximately 56.5 cents to the price of every gallon of gas you pump, according to a report by Republicans on the congressional Joint Economic Committee report.

Inhofe bill seeks to reverse Obama, send suspected terrorists to Guantanamo Bay

12:15 AM 06/02/2011

Not a single high-value detainee has been sent to the terrorist detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo) since Barack Obama became president, but Oklahoma GOP Sen. James Inhofe hopes to change that with legislation.

Jimmy ‘Too Damn High’ McMillan talks to TheDC about his White House ambitions

9:42 AM 05/13/2011

Jimmy McMillan, who came to light last fall during the New York gubernatorial campaign saying “the rent is too damn high," is taking his message national as a candidate for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination —  this time adding that “the gas is too damn high”.

Waxman breaks own rule by outing whistleblower at NRC hearing

12:14 AM 05/09/2011

California Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman was among the loudest proponents of whistleblower protections during the Bush years  ̶  particularly when the subject was the Iraq war  ̶  but GOP staffers say his attitude seems to have changed with the shift to a Democratic administration.