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Club for Growth won’t criticize Chambliss if he bucks anti-tax pledge

Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, center (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The conservative Club for Growth will not criticize Georgia Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss for bucking his pledge against raising taxes, The Daily Caller has learned.

Rep. Fleming chides GOP colleagues for caving on taxes

4:28 PM 11/29/2012

Thursday, Republican Rep. John Fleming spoke out against Republicans in both the House and Senate who are caving to Democrats on tax policy amid the ongoing fiscal cliff fight.

Gallup: Americans turn on government-guaranteed health care

3:49 PM 11/29/2012

A new Gallup poll shows that 54 percent of Americans think it is not the federal government's responsibility to ensure all citizens have health care coverage. This is the first time Gallup trends have shown a majority of Americans holding this opinion since 2000, according to Gallup’s Jeffrey Jones.

Bidens renew Costco membership cards day before VP’s surprise store visit

1:51 PM 11/29/2012

When Vice President Joe Biden made an unscheduled visit to the grand opening of the new Costco in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, he flashed what he told onlookers was his membership card for the club big-box store chain.

Federal court issues injunction against HHS implementation of Obamacare contraception mandate

1:45 AM 11/29/2012

A federal appeals court issued an injunction on Wednesday that temporarily blocks President Barack Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services from implementing Obamacare’s contraception mandate.

First-ever transgender elected official resigns after felony past discovered

6:12 PM 11/27/2012

New Hampshire Democratic Representative-elect Stacie Laughton – the first-ever transgender official elected to a public office – is resigning before she takes office because of the discovery of her criminal history.

NH GOP: First-ever transgender state rep should resign over hidden criminal past

7:55 PM 11/26/2012

New Hampshire Democratic State Representative-elect Stacie Laughton was for a brief moment a celebrity for Democrats across the country after becoming the first-ever openly transgender person to win an election in the United States. It didn’t last long.

Obama administration still witholding bin Laden burial info

4:30 PM 11/26/2012

President Barack Obama’s administration gave up 31 pages of “heavily redacted emails” related to the military’s burial of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden over the past week or so, but continues refusing to release more information about the operation and subsequent burial.

Bernard Madoff praised Obama’s new SEC chairwoman in 2009: ‘Terrific lady’

1:10 PM 11/26/2012

Bernard Madoff, the felon behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history, once praised the woman President Barack Obama will soon nominate to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SEC chairwoman to resign, replacement to be Bush appointee

12:20 PM 11/26/2012

Securities and Exchange Commission chairwoman Mary Schapiro announced Monday that she will resign Dec. 14. Commissioner Elisse Walter, a Democrat who was appointed to her SEC seat by President George W. Bush, will serve as the agency's next chair.

Left-wing ‘watchdog’ group turns on Obama admin, demands investigation into EPA chief Lisa Jackson’s secret emails

4:00 PM 11/20/2012

Liberal group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a self-described “watchdog” organization, has turned on President Barack Obama’s administration for its handling of EPA administrator Lisa Jackson’s alleged use of secret email accounts.

Mexico disputes House GOP report alleging Iran, Hezbollah are using Mexican drug cartels

3:18 AM 11/20/2012

A spokesman for Mexico's ambassador to the United States, Arturo Sarukhán, told The Daily Caller his country's government disputes a recent House GOP report alleging that Iranian and Hezbollah terror operatives are using Mexican drug cartels as a conduit to infiltrate the United States. trying to rally Wal-Mart workers for Black Friday strike

1:52 AM 11/20/2012 has jumped into the fight for a unionized Wal-Mart workforce.

Hurricane Sandy allows Time, Inc., Fortune magazine to delay response to Fast and Furious whistleblower’s libel lawsuit

4:51 AM 11/16/2012

Because of the effects of Hurricane Sandy, Time, Inc. has been granted extra time to reply to a libel lawsuit filed by Operation Fast and Furious whistleblower and ATF agent John Dodson.

Sen. Grassley enters fray in pushing for answers from Holder, Mueller on FBI’s Petraeus probe

4:10 AM 11/16/2012

Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, the ranking member of the powerful Senate judiciary committee, is pushing FBI Director Robert Mueller and Attorney General Eric Holder for answers on the federal probe that uncovered former CIA Director David Petraeus' extramarital affair.

Congressional report ties Middle East terrorists to Mexican drug cartels

12:35 AM 11/16/2012

A new congressional report from the House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Management ties Middle East terror organizations to Mexican drug cartels.

Judge Napolitano on FBI: ‘If they can do this to David Petraeus, they can do this to anybody’

1:21 AM 11/15/2012

Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano told The Daily Caller that, during its investigation of former CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer, the FBI appears to have wrongfully treated a simple domestic dispute like a national security or criminal matter.

Republicans split on how to handle Obamacare after president’s re-election

2:41 AM 11/14/2012

House Republicans are publicly infighting about what to do about Obamacare in the wake of President Barack Obama’s re-election last week.

Rep. Chaffetz: How did DOJ get the Petraeus scandal emails, and how didn’t Obama know?

1:23 AM 11/14/2012

Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz told The Daily Caller major questions have yet to be answered about the sex scandal surrounding former CIA Director David Petraeus – and that congressional investigators plan to get answers.