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Pelosi: Defense of Marriage Act ‘definitely unconstitutional’ [VIDEO]

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said the Defense of Marriage Act is “definitely unconstitutional” and she is “confident” the Supreme Court will agree.

Rep. Dingell on Obamacare: ‘You ain’t seen nothing yet’ [VIDEO]

4:47 PM 03/20/2013

Democratic Michigan Rep. John Dingell, the dean of the House of Representatives, predicted that the health care law will ultimately make “the American people live longer” and “be happier.”

Military ‘drone command center’ coming to Pennsylvania

11:43 AM 03/20/2013

A U.S. military drone command center is coming to Horsham, Penn., on Oct. 1, according to reports.

Harrison Ford on sequester: ‘Accidents are going to happen’ when FAA closes air traffic control towers [VIDEO]

5:13 PM 03/19/2013

Hollywood actor and pilot Harrison Ford told The Daily Caller that “accidents are going to happen” when the Federal Aviation Administration closes up to 238 air traffic control towers because of sequester cuts.

Democrats call for a ‘balanced approach’ but their budget ‘never balances,’ says Rep. Walberg [VIDEO]

2:08 PM 03/19/2013

In a House floor speech, Republican Michigan Rep. Tim Walberg criticized Senate Democrats for wanting a "balanced approach" to deficit reduction while offering a plan that "never balances" the federal budget.

Frustrated lawmaker: Only pre-selected members permitted to question Obama at GOP meeting [VIDEO]

1:01 AM 03/18/2013

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Texas Republican Rep. Michael Burgess told The Daily Caller that he wanted to bring up the health-care law in President Obama's meeting with House Republicans last week but was unable to ask Obama about the issue since questioners were "pre-selected."

Donald Trump: Obama should golf with Republicans, not his ‘local friends’ [VIDEO]

5:37 PM 03/15/2013

Following his speech at CPAC, Donald Trump told reporters that President Barack Obama should use golf to engage Republicans, rather than his "local friends."

Trump on Obama and Congress: ‘Lock them up’ in a room like Vatican conclave [VIDEO]

12:36 PM 03/15/2013

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Donald Trump told The Daily Caller that he would like to see President Obama and congressional leaders locked up in a room until they reach a deficit reduction deal like the way the College of Cardinals select a new pope.

Obama couldn’t eat at Hill meeting without food ‘taster’ [AUDIO]

4:39 PM 03/14/2013

WASHINGTON -- Following President Obama’s lunch meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill, Maine Republican Senator Susan Collins described the food served and said the president was not able to eat since his "taster" was not present.

Pelosi: GOP ‘at war with its own government’ [VIDEO]

12:41 PM 03/14/2013

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Republicans are "at war" with their "own government" by trying to "shrink" its role in society.

Bill Gates: Bloomberg’s soda ban ‘a good thing’ [VIDEO]

10:03 AM 03/14/2013

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said he supports New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s effort to ban large sugary drinks, calling it “a good thing” that should be tried in other localities.

Bill Gates: ‘Some days I wish we had a system like the UK’ to give Obama more power [VIDEO]

2:48 AM 03/14/2013

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, the wealthiest American, said on "some days" he wishes the U.S. political system were like England's, so that President Barack Obama could have "slightly more power."

Pelosi: ‘Protect children, not guns’ [VIDEO]

7:14 PM 03/13/2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said members of Congress who would “stand in front of a child” to prevent them from being shot should show “the same courage” and block gun-control critics.

After proudly bingeing on stimulus dollars, Ray LaHood now says his Transportation Dept. is cutting ‘everywhere’ for sequester [VIDEO]

12:23 AM 03/13/2013

WASHINGTON -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told The Daily Caller that his department is "making reductions everywhere" to deal with the sequester, including furloughing Federal Aviation Administration workers.

Transportation secretary: Americans want to ‘get out of their cars’ [VIDEO]

3:12 AM 03/12/2013

WASHINGTON – Making a case for high-speed rail in America, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood said Americans want to “get off the 95 corridor," "get out of their cars” and use a more “convenient” form of transportation.

Michelle Obama: We can create a world in which kids are ‘begging’ for vegetables [VIDEO]

4:51 PM 03/08/2013

Michelle Obama said it is "possible" to "create" a world in which children are "begging and pleading" for their parents to buy more fruits and vegetables.

Boehner: Obama ‘silly’ to close White House to visitors [VIDEO]

1:20 AM 03/08/2013

House Speaker John Boehner criticized the Obama administration for “locking down the White House” from the American people by stopping tours of the presidential residence, calling the decision “silly.”

Pelosi did not watch Paul’s filibuster: ‘Life is too short’ [VIDEO]

1:44 PM 03/07/2013

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she was not able to watch Republican Sen. Rand Paul's almost 13-hour filibuster, saying there are "certain things that fall into the category of life is too short."

Pelosi: Obama has ‘tried so hard’ to listen to GOP views [VIDEO]

12:51 PM 03/07/2013

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said President Obama has been "so respectful" toward Republicans and dedicated "so much time" to negotiate with them on deficit reduction.