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Fla. pastor Terry Jones advises Egypt: ‘Put Muhammad on trial,’ not me

Steven Nelson
Associate Editor
Florida pastor Terry Jones (Photo: AP)

Florida pastor Terry Jones isn't concerned about a warrant for his arrest issued by Egypt's general prosecutor on charges that could bring the death penalty.

Watch the anti-Muhammad video cited as cause of protests, murder in Egypt and Libya

12:09 PM 09/12/2012

The film that prompted violent anti-American protests and murder in the Middle East depicts the Muslim prophet Muhammad as a bloodthirsty, callous, skirt-chasing fraud.

Barney Frank is a cowardly bully, says gay Republican group

4:04 PM 09/06/2012

Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Barney Frank ridiculed the Log Cabin Republicans in a Wednesday interview with The Huffington Post, suggesting that “their role model is Uncle Tom.” The gay Republican group responded by accusing Frank of being “a partisan hack” who “bashes his fellow LGBT Americans.”

Slamming the door: Ron Paul ‘will not endorse Gary Johnson’

12:37 PM 09/04/2012

Jesse Benton, the national campaign chairman for Ron Paul's 2012 presidential bid, flatly told The Daily Caller on Tuesday that Paul "will not endorse Gary Johnson," the Libertarian Party's presidential candidate.

Democratic platform on Obamacare: ‘No law is perfect’

11:38 AM 09/04/2012

The health care plank of the Democratic Party's platform, released on Monday ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., praises President Barack Obama's 2010 health care reform law, but admits, "No law is perfect."

GOP platform calls for crackdown on ‘all forms’ of pornography

1:13 PM 08/27/2012

The Republican Party's platform committee declared war on pornography ahead of this week's Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

‘Heck of a job?’ Former FEMA director says GOP doing a good job ahead of possible RNC hurricane

3:04 PM 08/23/2012

Michael Brown, the Federal Emergency Management Agency director during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, told The Daily Caller that people should “calm down” about the possibility of a hurricane striking Tampa, Fla., during next week’s Republican National Convention.

Paul Ryan’s former priest: ‘Your kids may starve to death’ because of budget cuts

2:06 PM 08/17/2012

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan’s former parish priest says that the Republican vice presidential candidate's budget plans are not in line with Catholic teachings.

Libertarians sue to block Romney from Washington state ballot

12:51 PM 08/17/2012

The Washington State Libertarian Party filed a lawsuit on Thursday asking that Mitt Romney be removed from the state’s November ballot.

State legislator: NH governor should pardon jailed transparency activist

1:38 PM 08/16/2012

New Hampshire Republican state Rep. Mark Warden told The Daily Caller he thinks the state’s Democratic Gov. John Lynch should pardon Adam Mueller, who was sentenced on Monday to nearly three months in jail for recording conversations with police and school officials without their consent.

Cybersquatters accepting bids for Paul Ryan domain names

1:03 PM 08/14/2012

Even before Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan was announced as Mitt Romney’s running mate, entrepreneurial cybersquatters swooped in to buy up relevant Web domain names.

Atheist group unveils DNC billboards bashing ‘space alien’ Mormonism, ‘useless savior’ Christianity

1:56 PM 08/13/2012

Billboards sure to offend and enrage the faithful will appear at the Democratic National Convention in September, according to advocacy group American Atheists.

Paul Ryan in 2008: ‘Heaven help us’ if TARP bailout package not approved [VIDEO]

11:04 PM 08/11/2012

In 2008 Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, who was unveiled Saturday as Mitt Romney’s running mate on the GOP presidential ticket, told colleagues he was voting against his “principles” and in favor of the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program that authorized government bailouts of the financial sector.

Lawsuit: Cops ‘forcibly removed’ tampon from mother during traffic stop

1:00 PM 08/10/2012

A Florida woman claims that police pulled her over for a minor traffic infraction, strip searched her on the side of the road, and “forcibly removed” a tampon that she was wearing.

As governor Romney gave cars to welfare recipients, called for state waivers

1:33 PM 08/07/2012

Mitt Romney is attacking President Barack Obama for allowing states to apply for waivers from federal welfare rules, but as governor of Massachusetts he provided cars to welfare recipients and advocated for greater state flexibility in administering benefits.

Former Democratic Rep. Arcuri calls for ‘a viable third party’

2:39 PM 08/06/2012

On the heels of New York Republican Rep. Richard Hanna condemning his own party as “incapable of governing,” his Democratic predecessor, Michael Arcuri, told The Daily Caller that he shares his one-time opponent’s frustration and would like a centrist third party.

Roseanne Barr is running for president, again

3:10 PM 08/03/2012

Actress Roseanne Barr announced Thursday that she is seeking the Peace and Freedom Party’s nomination for president, with anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan as her intended running mate.

Obama mistakenly promises Israel $70 ‘billion’ for anti-missile program

11:28 AM 07/27/2012

During a televised Oval Office statement on Friday morning, President Barack Obama mistakenly said that the U.S. would be giving Israel $70 billion for an anti-missile program.

Eight co-sponsors of ‘audit the Fed’ bill vote against it without explanation

11:49 PM 07/26/2012

The House of Representatives approved Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul's "Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012" by a wide margin in a 327-98 vote Wednesday. But lost in the bipartisan revelry was the fact that eight co-sponsors of the legislation actually voted against it.