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Rand Paul backtracks on comments about Cheney and Halliburton

Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul speaks during the inaugural Freedom Summit meeting for conservative speakers in Manchester, N.H., April 12, 2014. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

Rand Paul is backtracking after video surfaced last week from 2009 showing him suggesting that former Vice President Dick Cheney wanted to send Americans to war in Iraq to help his former employer, military contractor Halliburton, make money.

Cantor slams president on immigration: ‘Obama still has not learned how to effectively work with Congress’

5:29 PM 04/16/2014

House majority leader Eric Cantor harshly criticized President Obama for his “partisan” attacks over immigration on Wednesday, faulting Obama for stopping lawmakers and the White House from coming to any consensus on the issue.

Alabama attorney general candidate says Democrat who attacks whites is a ‘mentor’

1:12 PM 04/16/2014

The Democratic candidate running for attorney general in Alabama once called state Rep. Alvin Holmes -- who has been under fire for his inflammatory comments about white people -- a "mentor."

GOP congressman pushes bill to cut off Eric Holder’s paycheck

9:05 AM 04/16/2014

A Republican congressman from Texas has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would stop the government from paying Attorney General Eric Holder’s salary.

After IRS stonewalls, Tea Party Patriots sues for documents on targeting

2:37 PM 04/15/2014

The group Tea Party Patriots filed suit on this Tax Day against the Internal Revenue Service for documents about the agency's infamous targeting of conservative groups last year.

Ben Carson helps PAC raise $1.2 million

11:14 AM 04/15/2014

A political action committee aligned with Ben Carson will report hauling in $1.2 million since the former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital started raising dough for the group, The Daily Caller has learned.

Ben Carson: White House wanted apology for ‘offending’ Obama

11:41 PM 04/14/2014

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson says the White House wanted him to apologize for “offending” President Obama after he famously delivered a conservative message at the National Prayer Breakfast last year.

Most Americans don’t think Obama is black

2:05 PM 04/14/2014

President Obama is the first African-American president of the United States, but a majority of Americans still don’t think he is black.

Rubio shuffles staff ahead of potential White House run

3:54 PM 04/11/2014

Marco Rubio announced on Friday that he is sending his Senate chief of staff on Capitol Hill to work on his political action committee - a signal that the Florida Republican may be gearing up for a White House run in 2016.

Scott Brown recycles famous pickup truck ad

12:58 PM 04/11/2014

About 100,000 miles later, former Sen. Scott Brown’s pickup truck is back.

Obama nominates ‘Bro’ to lead agency

4:51 PM 04/10/2014

President Barack Obama took a break from talking about equal pay for women this week to nominate a “Bro” to lead the National Endowment for the Humanities.

FRIENDLY FIRE: DNC accuses MSNBC of ‘a pretty big double standard’

12:26 PM 04/10/2014

You don’t hear this every day.

Democratic senator hits Reid for attacks on Kochs: ‘You don’t beat up people’

11:14 AM 04/10/2014

A Democratic senator chided Senate majority leader Harry Reid on Thursday for his repeated attacks on the billionaires Charles and David Koch for spending money to help Republicans win back the Senate this year.

Conservative radio host forming super PAC to help GOP win Senate majority

7:39 AM 04/10/2014

A conservative radio host is forming a new super PAC to get involved in the most competitive Senate races in 2014, with the aim of helping Republicans win back the majority.

Erick Erickson: ‘Jeb Bush’s time to run is over’

3:16 PM 04/09/2014

An influential voice among the conservative grassroots says he thinks Jeb Bush has missed his chance to run for the White House.

Ben Carson releases principles for Obamacare replacement

12:23 PM 04/03/2014

Dr. Ben Carson on Thursday released seven principles he says will guide him as he develops his own conservative alternative to Obamacare.

Palin makes first campaign appearance of 2014 cycle

12:02 PM 04/03/2014

The Mama Grizzly is back.

In race to left, Dem candidates show support for taxpayer-funded sex changes

11:38 AM 04/03/2014

As primary season heats up, Democrats are racing further and further to the left of one another.

At least 81 dead people have been voting in North Carolina

3:29 PM 04/02/2014

At least 81 dead people have been voting in North Carolina over the last ten years, according to state election officials.