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How To Destroy A Hard Drive: IRS Edition

After The Daily Caller reported last week that ex-IRS official Lois Lerner's computer hard drive was "scratched" and then "shredded," IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified before Congress that "I assume there's a lot of ways that hard drives can get scratched."

Pro-Elizabeth Warren Rock Song Changes Music Forever

11:54 PM 07/24/2014

Tired of the same old Top 40 music videos that don't have any footage of nerdy progressives holding signs about infrastructure investment? I know I am.

Top Democrat On Oversight Committee Doesn’t Know Republican Committee Member’s Name

3:27 PM 07/23/2014

The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee doesn't know all of his own committee members' names.

IRS Commissioner: We’re Not Investigating The Missing Emails Right Now

11:56 AM 07/23/2014

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen revealed Wednesday that he is not speaking to any potential witnesses in the missing-emails case while his agency's inspector general conducts his own investigation.

Lois Lerner’s Hard Drive Was ‘Scratched’ Then ‘Shredded’

9:32 PM 07/22/2014

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner's computer hard drive was "scratched" and the data on it was still recoverable. But the IRS did not try to recover the data from Lerner's hard drive, despite recommendations from in-house IRS IT experts to outsource the recovery project.

Now IRS Reports EVEN MORE Computer Crashes, Doesn’t Know If Emails Still Exist

12:29 PM 07/21/2014

IRS Deputy Associate Chief Counsel Thomas Kane said in transcribed congressional testimony that more IRS officials experienced computer crashes, bringing the total number of crash victims to "less than 20," and also said that the agency does not know if the lost emails are still backed up somewhere.

Street Mob Breaks Out in Gentrifying Washington, D.C. Neighborhood

9:59 AM 07/19/2014

A flash mob broke out in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Friday night, prompting police to fire a riot control agent into a crowd near a subway station.

Daily Caller Editor Drops Some Truth On Bill Maher’s Audience…Audience APPLAUDS

9:50 AM 07/19/2014

Is there hope for liberal television after all? Probably not, but for a brief shining moment one conservative rocked the epicenter of the lefty airwaves with such righteous force that HBO viewers are still trying to figure out if they should be terrified, impressed, or some combination thereof.

Senator: FBI Retaliates Against Women Reporting Gender Discrimination

4:04 PM 07/18/2014

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley claimed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is retaliating against female whistleblowers that reported gender discrimination at the agency.

Department of Justice: We Heard About IRS Missing Emails On The News

3:45 PM 07/17/2014

James Cole, deputy attorney general in the Department of Justice, testified Thursday that the DOJ heard about the destruction of IRS officials' emails in the news, even though DOJ has formally been investigating the IRS for more than a year.

Michelle Obama Says Soldier Was Caught In A ‘Fire Fart’ [VIDEO]

4:49 PM 07/16/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama told a harrowing story Wednesday of a soldier caught in a "fire fart" during his wartime experience.

AUDIO: Former Labor Secretary Solis Illegally Fundraised For Obama Campaign

2:05 PM 07/16/2014

Former Obama administration Labor Secretary Hilda Solis illegally solicited funds for Obama's re-election campaign.

Lois Lerner Warned Colleagues In 2013: Our Emails Are Being Stored, And Congress Is Asking For Them

5:08 PM 07/09/2014

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner told colleagues that their emails were being stored and to try to be "cautious" about what they said because Congress was asking for emails.

Lois Lerner Did Print Out ‘Some’ Emails, After All

3:20 PM 07/09/2014

Disgraced ex-IRS official Lois Lerner actually printed out some of her missing emails, according to a statement by her attorney.

Rick Perry Admirably Refuses To Shake Obama’s Hand At Airport

10:11 AM 07/08/2014

Don't call him Chris Christie.

Nurse: VA Medical Staff Stole Morphine From Dying Patients

9:56 PM 07/07/2014

Vials of morphine were systemically stolen from a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and replaced with water and saline so that dying veterans got the wrong treatments, a longtime VA nurse told The Daily Caller.

IRS Official Whose Computer Crashed Was Responsible For Spinning Congress On Targeting

1:49 PM 07/07/2014

One of the IRS officials whose emails were lost in a "computer crash" was responsible for spinning Congress about the agency's targeting of nonprofit groups, according to 2012 emails obtained by Congress.

Issa to IRS Commissioner: Lerner’s Lawyer Contradicted Your Testimony… Want To Try Again?

1:56 PM 07/02/2014

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa has told IRS commissioner John Koskinen that his sworn testimony on Lois Lerner's missing emails was contradicted by recent statements from Lerner's lawyer, and offered Koskinen a chance to amend his testimony.

Lois Lerner Targeted Chuck Grassley After He Blocked Obama’s DOJ Tax Nominee

10:10 PM 07/01/2014

Ex-Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner tried to audit Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley after Grassley blocked President Obama's nominee to head the Department of Justice (DOJ) tax division, an executive branch insider told The Daily Caller.