Daily Caller - Texas RepublicanÂ Ron Paul’s congressional chief of staff Jeff Deist told The Daily Caller that Paul hasn’t decided whether to endorse a candidate in the 2012 race to replace him.
Daily Caller - When solar company Solyndra was spiraling into to bankruptcy, the Department of Energy paid a firm with heavy Democratic connections to analyze a potential bail out of the company — all while Solyndra execs continued to receive hefty bonuses for their work.
Daily Caller - House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan has nothing but praise for former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s recent released entitlement and spending reform plan, The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin reports.
Daily Caller - Massachusetts Democratic Sen. John Kerry sent a letter Friday to colleagues in the Senate rallying support against the Republican-sponsored Resolution of Disapproval to overturn the FCC’s net neutrality regulations.
Daily Caller - Aides to Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell indicated Thursday evening that he wants the bipartisan deficit-reduction “super committee” to reach a major deal, The Hill reports.
Daily Caller - As if businessman Herman Cain’sÂ presidential campaign didn’t have enough problems this week, on Wednesday Cain and his campaign manager Mark Block somewhat bungled the correction of a foreign policy gaffe Cain made during a PBS interview. Speaking with Judy Woodruff on Monday, Cain said China was a military threat because it was working to develop nuclear weapons. China has had nuclear capability since 1964.
Daily Caller - Montana Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg is calling for Attorney General Eric Holder’s immediate resignation, becoming the 35th member of Congress to demand it.
Daily Caller - In what he referred to as his final media appearance discussing allegations of sexual harassment against GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain, campaign manager Mark Block told “America’s Newsroom” host Martha McCallum on the Fox News ChannelÂ that the reporters at Politico who first reported on those allegations should lose their jobs for violating journalistic ethics.
Daily Caller - Since Politico first reported the existence of past sexual harassment accusationsÂ against Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, that publication — along with every other that claims to have learned the identities of the women involved — has refused to publish them.
Daily Caller - The Defense of Marriage Act has traditionally been criticized as discriminatory toward same-sex couples. But a prominent ethics watchdog said Thursday that the law is, in fact, unconstitutional because it unreasonably exempts same-sex couples from complying with various ethics laws.
Daily Caller - Texas Republican Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is demanding that the Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate allow votes on “jobs” bills already passed by the House, dubbed the “Forgotten 15,” arguing that they might “actually work” — unlike President Obama’s “Canadian bus tour.”
Daily Caller - The Department of JusticeÂ has canceled a controversial revision to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) rules that opponents said would have allowed federal agencies to lie about the existence of records.
Daily Caller - The solar panel market will outgrow and dwarf the beer market, Energy Department Secretary Steven Chu predicted Thursday.
Daily Caller - Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions did not take kindly to Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin’s criticism of Alabama’s rigid enforcement of immigration laws during a speech promoting the DREAM Act, attacking Durbin from the Senate floor and contributing to a letter demanding that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano closes safe havens for illegal immigrants.
Daily Caller - Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry has attempted to harness the star power of big name conservatives like Rush Limbaugh and Mark Levin for a new radio ad that his campaign has begun airing in Iowa and New Hampshire.
Daily Caller - With Texas Gov. Rick Perry languishing in the polls and former pizza mogul Herman Cain immersed in a sexual harassment scandal, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is biding his time and saving cash.
Daily Caller - Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum will deliver a series of three “major policy speeches” beginning Friday in Iowa, focusing on a wide variety of issues that other candidates have rarely addressed.
Daily Caller - In an exclusive interview Wednesday evening with The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas, GOP presidential front-runner Herman Cain talked about the political press corps’ rush to judgment. “That is the D.C. culture,” Cain said. “Guilty until proven innocent.”
Daily Caller - GOP presidential candidate and Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been severely criticized for several clumsy debate performances.
Daily Caller - Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer told The Daily Caller that Attorney General Eric Holder bears responsibility for Operation Fast and Furious and that he needs to be held accountable for it.
Daily Caller - There are now 34 members of Congress calling for Attorney General Eric Holder’s immediate resignation, as four more called for Holder to step down on Wednesday.
Daily Caller - An ABC affiliate based in Washington, D.C. couldn’t get Republican presidential Herman Cain to answer questions at an event on Wednesday, so they’re mocking him instead.
Daily Caller - “I am not anywhere as intelligent as a Herman Cain,” Quran-burning Pastor Terry Jones told The Daily Caller. “But as a I listened to [the presidential candidates], they are not letting the American people know the condition that we are in.”
Daily Caller - Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense under former President George W. Bush, told The Daily Caller that President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s diplomacy, specifically in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been “a failure.”