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Eric Holder: Obama’s ‘Clemency Project’ will help drug offenders sentenced under ‘the old regime’

United States Attorney General Eric Holder hands notes to a staffer before testifying at the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies subcommittee, on Capitol Hill in Washington April 4, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CRIME LAW) - RTR3JYJQ

Attorney General Eric Holder criticized drug sentences doled out under "the old regime" in a video Monday announcing the Obama administration's "Clemency Project 2014."

Obamacare exchange paying Planned Parenthood employees to enroll people in plans

12:18 PM 04/21/2014

California's Obamacare exchange Covered California is paying Planned Parenthood employees for each person that they enroll in Obamacare.

Calif. tax preparers paid bounty for every Obamacare sign-up

12:14 PM 04/21/2014

Tax-preparing companies are getting paid by an Obamacare exchange to enroll people in Obamacare plans, The Daily Caller has learned.

Insiders: UAW withdraws NLRB appeal in backdoor attempt to unionize Volkswagen plant

10:35 AM 04/21/2014

United Auto Workers (UAW) withdrew its appeal Monday morning to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to void the results of Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tenn. plant's recent election, in which workers voted to remain non-union.

Veterans Affairs ran up more than $1.5 billion in construction cost overruns, sued for failing to pay contractors

2:46 AM 04/21/2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has run up more than $1.5 billion in taxpayer-funded cost overruns to construct new VA medical centers and is getting sued for failing to pay contractors for their work, The Daily Caller has learned.

Calif. moves to ban judges affiliated with Boy Scouts

2:37 AM 04/21/2014

California is proposing to ban members of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) from serving as judges because the Boy Scouts do not allow gay troop leaders, The Daily Caller has learned.

Obama admin wants to require companies to give workers’ numbers, addresses to unions before labor elections

2:33 AM 04/21/2014

The Obama administration is poised to change regulations to allow for union "ambush elections" in which workers have less time to decide whether or not to join a union -- and in which workers' phone numbers and home addresses are provided to unions.

Bill Clinton sent friendly handwritten note to chairman of mosque that al-Awlaki led, al-Qaeda operatives worked for, 9/11 hijackers worshipped at

8:51 AM 04/19/2014

Democratic President Bill Clinton sent a handwritten note offering to work together with the chairman of a mosque that counted 9/11 hijackers as worshippers, senior al-Qaeda operative Anwar al-Awlaki as an imam, and an al-Qaeda conspirator and would-be George W. Bush assassin as a teacher and camp counselor.

White House classifies phone numbers, street addresses of website visitors as ‘public information’

9:16 PM 04/18/2014

The White House's new website privacy policy, released Friday, identifies phone numbers and street addresses of people who send the president questions on Whitehouse.gov as "public information."

Documents: Biden and Kerry both opposed Hillarycare before they supported Obamacare

4:46 PM 04/18/2014

Then-Sens. Joe Biden and John Kerry were both opposed to Hillary Clinton's 1993 health-care reform program, according to documents released by the Clinton presidential library.

Tax preparers drove Obamacare enrollment numbers

4:09 PM 04/18/2014

Obamacare's late surge in enrollment numbers may have been been driven by tax-preparing services that offered government-sponsored health care plans to all customers seeking help doing their taxes.

Elizabeth Warren whines about coverage of her fraudulent Indian claim

6:19 PM 04/16/2014

Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote in her forthcoming book that she was "hurt" and "angry" by 2012 reporting on her fraudulent claim to Native American heritage.

Oversight member on Lois Lerner coordination with DOJ: ‘Now I see why IRS is scared to give up emails’

5:07 PM 04/16/2014

Key members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform expressed outrage at revelations made in newly released emails showing ex-IRS official Lois Lerner coordinating with the Department of Justice on prosecuting nonprofit groups.

Tea party fights Comcast merger

1:57 PM 04/16/2014

Tea party groups are fighting back against Comcast's attempted merger with Time Warner Cable, making the tea party one of the only political elements questioning the well-funded lobbying campaign to approve the MSNBC parent company's potential monopoly.

Rep. Louie Gohmert: Holder’s ‘childish and lame’ performance at hearing undermines his credibility on the IRS scandal

10:36 PM 04/15/2014

Republican Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert said that his recent heated exchange with Attorney General Eric Holder exposed Holder as a "partisan and extremely petty" individual and undermined Holder's ability to  defend the Obama administration on the IRS scandal in coming weeks.

UPDATE: No Boehner involvement in trying to get primary rival’s ‘Electile Dysfunction’ ad pulled off Breitbart

8:45 PM 04/14/2014

UPDATE: Breitbart News' Brandon Darby disputed this report after publication, claiming that no one from Boehner's office reached out with a request to take down the video. The original source for this story -- a Winteregg consultant -- has also recanted the allegation.

Obama falsely claims that Jesus’ resurrection occurred ‘more than 2,000 years ago’

12:36 PM 04/14/2014

President Obama falsely claimed that Jesus Christ died more than 2,000 years ago.

Lois Lerner sits in her lavish house on $2.4 million property as she awaits possible contempt charge

10:50 AM 04/14/2014

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner is living the life of a private citizen at her more-than $2.4 million property in Bethesda, Md. while Republicans consider holding a House floor vote to hold her in contempt of Congress.

Obama’s budget proposal brings him up to 442 proposed tax hikes in office

10:05 AM 04/14/2014

President Obama's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal includes 93 new tax increases, which brings the total number of tax hikes Obama has proposed in office up to 442.