The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller

Washington healthcare exchange puts on sweepstakes for Sasquatch music festival tickets

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If something is worth buying, you don’t need to bribe anyone

Did the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times read the same CBO report on Obamacare?

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Two papers, two completely different takeaways.

The State of the Union is a national embarrassment

U.S. President Obama sits inside the Oval Office as he prepares for the State of the Union Address, while at the White House in Washington

Do away with the whole thing and have the president submit his reflections in writing.

Please, do not misgender your students

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Do you know what all the letters in LGBTQQAOPA mean?

If the Senate won't act on a nomination, the president should find a new one

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As recess appointments have gotten less necessary, they’ve gotten more common.

Insurance coverage of birth control still makes no sense

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

…for the same reason you wouldn’t ask a car insurer to pay for oil changes.

Do chimpanzees have rights?

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Several lawsuits seek to establish habeas corpus for monkeys.

Detroit and the problem of positive rights

People stand at the Windsor river walk with the Detroit skyline behind them along the Detroit river in Windsor, Ontario

Should pension funds be treated differently than other municipal obligations?

Waiting on Obama at the tarmac

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Air Force one costs almost $200k per hour, and that’s not counting the losses from waiting on him.

Why kids, and politicians, should still memorize the Gettysburg Address

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Lincoln wasn’t preserving democracy, he was securing liberty.

The ignorant presidency

U.S. President Obama meets with health insurance chief executives at the White House in Washington

The administration knows it can’t flout the law and restore cancelled insurance plans.

When it comes to court packing, Obama is no FDR

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Nominating people who agree with you is not the same as enlarging the bench.

The costs of the shutdown are nothing next to the costs of regulation

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2012′s new regulations cost $216 billion; the shutdown cost $24 billion

Should states be responsible for beating back climate change?

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A 9th Circuit judge says no, but that might not be the end of the story.

Beer drinkers victimized by shutdown

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‘We are really serious about our beers here in Oregon. It’s a crisis.’

House Republicans have every right to use the tools at their disposal

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…including shutting down the government.

I'll find a way

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Opportunity and racial progress: two things missing in the president’s MLK commemoration

The equanimity of Justice Ginsburg

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Dems may not be happy she’s staying through Obama’s term, but it’s in character.

Showdown at Yucca Mountain

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A circuit court rules the administration flouted the law, on Harry Reid’s behalf.