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Congressional Fast and Furious report places blame on senior Justice Department officials

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A new congressional report on the investigation into Operation Fast and Furious finds several senior Department of Justice officials at fault for their roles in the scandal.

Emails: Obama campaign spokeswoman Jen Psaki knew Treasury edited GM press releases

1:19 PM 10/29/2012

President Barack Obama's campaign spokeswoman Jen Psaki was aware Treasury Department officials crafted the press releases and public messaging for General Motors during the 2009 auto industry bailout, documents obtained by The Daily Caller show.

‘Highly confidential’ internal Treasury documents show Obama admin’s involvement in Delphi pension scandal

11:39 PM 10/28/2012

Internal Treasury Department documents described as “highly confidential” and obtained by The Daily Caller show a greater level of involvement in the Delphi pension scandal from senior officials in the Obama administration than has been previously acknowledged.

CBS News uses outdated ‘fact-check’ to counter Paul Ryan’s claims on Delphi pension situation

2:12 PM 10/28/2012

CBS News relied on an outdated, months-old “fact-check” this weekend to call "mostly false" Paul Ryan's claim that President Barack Obama's auto bailout favored unionized workers.

Internal emails: Treasury officials held 2009 backroom bailout meeting on Delphi pension plans

1:50 AM 10/28/2012

Internal Treasury Department emails obtained by The Daily Caller show that in June 2009 a high-ranking Treasury official planned a backroom meeting to discuss the pension plans for 20,000 nonunion Delphi salaried retirees.

Delphi video: General Motors ‘may be alive,’ but Obama’s promise of ‘hope is dying in Ohio’

2:08 PM 10/26/2012

President Barack Obama’s promise of “hope” in America is “dying in Ohio” because of the Delphi pensions scandal, claims a new video from the conservative website Revealing Politics.

Congressional leaders to Obama on Delphi scandal: Turn over documents or claim executive privilege

12:50 AM 10/26/2012

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp challeneged President Barack Obama to turn over documents related to the Delphi pension scandal, hinting that a claim of executive privilege could be the White House's only available legal avenue to avoid disclosure.

Klobuchar challenger hits her with ad on Petters ties

6:17 PM 10/25/2012

Minnesota Republican State Rep. Kurt Bills, the GOP candidate for U.S. Senate, is hitting Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar with a new television ad tying her to convicted Ponzi schemer Tom Petters.

FLASHBACK: Obama broke with colleagues, voted present on protecting rape victims in ’99 state Senate vote

4:27 PM 10/25/2012

In a 1999 legislative vote, then-Illinois State Senator Barack Obama was the sole state senator to not vote for a bill that would protect sexual assault victims from having the details of their cases revealed publicly.

Amid foreign donations scandal, Chinese government blocks access to obama.com

12:59 PM 10/25/2012

The Chinese government has blocked access to the obama.com Web domain in the wake of an investigation by the conservative Government Accountability Institute (GAI) into the Obama re-election campaign's alleged acceptance of foreign donations, the New York Post reports.

VIDEO: Klobuchar takes aggressive tone, makes another non-denial denial after TheDC’s investigation

5:55 PM 10/24/2012

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar took an aggressive tone on Wednesday when a media tracker for her GOP opponent, state Republican Rep. Kurt Bills, asked her to respond to a recent investigation by The Daily Caller into her past.

Kurt Bills: Klobuchar ‘fundamentally unqualified’ for Senate if she failed to prosecute financial criminal in exchange for donations

3:24 PM 10/24/2012

Minnesota Republican state Rep. Kurt Bills, the GOP candidate challenging Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar in the upcoming election, said Wednesday that if she failed to prosecute a financial criminal in exchange for campaign contributions, she is "fundamentally unqualified" to serve in the U.S. Senate.

Fast and Furious whistleblower John Dodson sues Time, alleges Fortune libeled him

1:51 PM 10/24/2012

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives special agent John Dodson is suing Time, Inc., The Daily Caller has learned, alleging that its Fortune Magazine libeled him in an article it ran this summer. Dodson is the ATF agent who blew the whistle on Fast and Furious, exposing the failures of the operation to the American people.

1987 letters: Members of Obama’s earliest community organizing effort got him into Harvard Law School

12:39 AM 10/24/2012

Two people listed on the 1987 letters Barack Obama authored in arguably his first community organizing attempt would later write the recommendations that got the future president into Harvard Law School, according to a book by author Alan Lockwood.

Obama campaign refused to hire man because he has Lou Gehrig’s disease, couldn’t relocate to Chicago

12:12 AM 10/24/2012

President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign refused to hire a Missouri man because he has Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Klobuchar issues non-denial denial in Daily Caller investigation of failure to prosecute Ponzi schemer

6:01 PM 10/23/2012

Operatives for Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar are calling "inaccurate" a Daily Caller investigation tying her to Ponzi-schemer Tom Petters via political donations. Klobuchar failed to prosecute him as Hennepin County Attorney in 1999.

Obama admin threatened with subpoenas for details on Delphi pensions

2:20 PM 10/23/2012

House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Dave Camp threatened Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and President Barack Obama on Tuesday: Cough up the Delphi documents or get served with subpoenas.

Akin: McCaskill employee really is a ‘whistle-blower,’ and she needs to come clean on the deal

2:39 AM 10/23/2012

Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin said Monday that he thinks his opponent in the Missouri Senate race, Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, needs to come clean about allegations that she allowed her husband to cut business deals in the Senate dining room.

Fact-check: Text of 2008 Romney op-ed debunks Obama’s auto-bailout attack

12:12 AM 10/23/2012

The text of a 2008 op-ed on the auto bailout by Republican nominee Mitt Romney debunks attacks by President Barack Obama, who accused Romney of changing his position during the third and final presidential debate on Monday night.

Fact-check: Woodward wrote that Obama administration proposed sequester

11:40 PM 10/22/2012

During Monday evening's final presidential debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, the president said he and his administration didn't offer the so-called budget "sequester" as a tool to cut the military budget, despite reports alleging he did.