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Professor bets Bloomberg $1,000 over sea level predictions

Associated Press

THE DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — A forestry professor at Auburn University has a wager for former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg: will he put his money where his mouth is on his sea level predictions?

Rand Paul vows to repeal ‘illegal’ EPA climate rule

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THE DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul is not happy about the Environmental Protection Agency’s new carbon dioxide emissions limits for power plants, arguing it is an “illegal use of executive power.”

Colorado Obamacare Director Gets A Raise And A Bonus

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DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — The CEO of Colorado’s Obamacare exchange was given a $14,000 bonus and a 2.5 percent cost of living raise on Monday, even as the exchange struggles for ways to pay its bills in the coming years.

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Boehner Rules Out Using Congressional Powers To Arrest Lois Lerner For Contempt

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DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner refused to consider using the House’s constitutional authority to arrest disgraced IRS official Lois Lerner for being in contempt of Congress, noting it’s never been used before and should be left to Attorney General Eric Holder.

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EPA Employees Not Fired For Watching Pornography, Stealing Money

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DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — The Environmental Protection Agency has not been firing employees for watching pornography and falsifying federal documents, according to California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa.

Maine Progressive Group Says Wheelchair-Bound Republican Has ‘No Spine’

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DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — A progressive group in Maine has enraged supporters and opponents alike after it accused Republican lawmaker Dale Crafts of having “No Spine” and failing to “stand up” to the state’s governor.

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NBC’s David Gregory Slams Tony Blair Over Islamic Terrorism: Didn’t You And Bush Make It Worse?

Tony Blair

DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — NBC’s David Gregory pressed Tony Blair over the resurgence of Islamic fundamentalism worldwide, arguing that perhaps the former British prime minister’s support for the Iraq War bolstered Islamic terrorism — a charge Blair vehemently denied.

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Colorado: Even with legal pot, we’re still better than New Jersey

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THE DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — Colorado might still be divided over the issue of legal marijuana, but it was united in its response to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s recent criticism of the state.

Fracking opponent compares oil and gas practices to slavery

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THE DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — A former official with the Environmental Protection Agency compared the practices of the oil and gas industry to slavery during a debate at Colorado Christian University, eliciting a rebuke from another panelist.

MSNBC’s Harris-Perry: Dems should tell people to ‘just deal’ with canceled health plans

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THE DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry had a bold suggestion for Democrats she believes lack “swagger” going into November’s midterm elections: tell voters to “just deal” with health care plans canceled due to Obamacare.

Report: Obamacare premiums could cost the young 14 percent of income

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THE DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — The Affordable Care Act may not be so affordable for younger workers.

Sen. Barrasso: White House ‘cooking the books’ on Obamacare numbers

Sen. John Barrasso

DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — Wyoming Republican Senator John Barrasso accused the Obama administration of “cooking the books” on Obamacare enrollment numbers, claiming the number of people who actually paid for coverage or were previously uninsured is lower than the White House is suggesting.

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NYT reporter: Obama administration ‘the greatest enemy of press freedom’ in a generation

The New York Times

THE DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — New York Times reporter James Risen called the Obama administration “the greatest enemy of press freedom that we have encountered in at least a generation” on Friday, explaining that the White House seeks to control the flow of information and those who refuse to play along “will be punished.”

Election analyst Nate Silver predicts GOP will win the Senate

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DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — Nate Silver, the former New York Times analyst who rose to prominence after correctly predicting every state that voted for Barack Obama in 2012, gave the Republican Party a 60 percent chance of retaking the Senate in November — a chilling prospect for Democrats who once found Silver’s predictions comforting.

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NASA-funded study: The way to save Western civilization from collapse is communism

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THE DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — If the United States wants to avoid falling like the Roman Empire, it must avoid “overconsumption” and distribute resources equally, according to a study funded by NASA.

McCain: ‘Russia is a gas station masquerading as a country’ [VIDEO]

John McCain

DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION — Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain pushed for harder sanctions against Russia due to their impending annexation of the Crimean region of southern Ukraine, calling Russia “a gas station masquerading as a country.”

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Maryland’s Obamacare exchange now under federal investigation

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A second state Obamacare exchange is under federal investigation in as many weeks.

The inspector general’s office for the Department of Health and Human Services reportedly told Maryland Republican Rep. Andy Harris that it will proceed with an investigation into how Maryland’s Obamacare exchange spent copious amounts of federal grant money in the face of its failing exchange.

Oregon shifts 4,000 illegal immigrants into Obamacare

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An Oregon Obamacare exchange failure shifted nearly 4,000 applicants for a state program that provides pregnancy services to illegal immigrants into the state’s expanded Medicaid program, the Oregonian reports.

McDonald’s customer denied napkin, sues for $1.5 million

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DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION – There is nothing worse than eating a cheeseburger without having a napkin to wipe the ketchup off your mouth.

Study claims giant offshore wind turbines will blow away hurricanes

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DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION – Natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy would become things of the past if the U.S. built massive wind turbines off the coast, according to a new study.