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Malia Obama's Lollapalooza Trip Creates a Stir

She accidentally kicks girl, 'Daily Caller' leaps

(Newser) - Malia Obama went to Lollapalooza this weekend—continuing what Jezebel refers to as "the best summer any 16-year-old has ever had" (because hey, pretty awesome internship )—and, as has never in the history of humankind at music festivals happened, someone got accidentally jostled, and it got tweeted:
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High Schooler Ticks Off Jay Carney

Daily Caller intern asks about protection for Zimmerman

(Newser) - Maybe the first hint that the questioner wasn't your typical White House correspondent came after his exchange with Jay Carney: "Just angered Obama's press secretary," read the tweet . "Word." Turns out, the questioner is a 16-year-old junior in high school and intern at the... More »

Watch for Biden to Come Out Swinging

But controversy over moderator hangs over proceedings

(Newser) - There's a whiff of desperation in the air over tonight's vice presidential debate—and a hint of controversy, too. The desperation, of course, comes from the blue team, which is desperate to halt the momentum Mitt Romney gained in the first debate, and expects Joe Biden to be... More »

'07 Video Shows Obama Praising Rev. Wright

But left is unimpressed by Tucker Carlson's 'bombshell'

(Newser) - It wouldn't be debate night without a media attempt to drum up some eleventh-hour controversy. Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller yesterday released what it termed a "racially charged" video of a speech then-Sen. Barack Obama gave to an audience of black ministers. In it, Obama gives a "... More »

Munro: Obama 'Just Turns His Back'

Daily Caller reporter admits he mistimed question, but says Obama ducks and runs

(Newser) - To hear Neil Munro tell it, he was simply a victim of bad timing in his rush to question a wily president: The Daily Caller reporter took to the semi-sympathetic airwaves of Sean Hannity's Fox show last night to rehash his interruption of the president , reports Mediaite . "The... More »

Sam Donaldson: Don't Compare Me to Heckling Reporter

'Never once did I interrupt a president,' says political reporter

(Newser) - The Daily Caller says reporter reporter Neil Munro's interruption of President Obama is no different than Sam Donaldson's interactions with Ronald Reagan, but Donaldson himself is having none of it. In an email to the Huffington Post, Donaldson says he never heckled, rather he called out questions in... More »

Sign Up for Daily Caller's Emails, Win Gun

Site giving away handguns through Nov. 6

(Newser) - You can't make this stuff up: The Daily Caller is giving away handguns engraved with the Bill of Rights. To enter to win a gun, just sign up for one of the right-wing news site's four email newsletters; it's giving away one gun per week until Election... More »

Media Matters Boss Drives the News

David Brock is manic, systematically influences liberal media: Tucker Carlson

(Newser) - The right-leaning Daily Caller last night published the first in an investigative series about Media Matters for America, alleging that the liberal media watchdog is in bed with the Obama administration, as well as a number of media organizations and bigwigs, and that founder David Brock systematically attempts to influence... More »

Ginni Thomas Is a Journalist, Too

Clarence's wife joins conservative Daily Caller site

(Newser) - Ginni Thomas is no fan of the media, but now she's a part of it. Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas who is a Tea Party activist in her own right, has joined the right-wing site Daily Caller . Her job will be “identifying and interviewing people... More »

Did Chatty Michelle Break Voting Laws?

Conservative watchdog slams first lady's 'technical violation'

(Newser) - Michelle Obama may have violated Illinois election laws by seeking support for her husband’s agenda at a Chicago polling station, holds the Daily Caller . The first lady was talking with voters, and reportedly urged them to support said agenda—but state laws ban political discussion near polling places, the... More »

Nate Silver Bares His Own JournoList Posts

In what may be the first of many confessionals

(Newser) - With the Daily Caller basically making a business out of leaking comments from emails from the JournoList—a supposedly private email list for left-leaning journalists. So list member Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com decided to go through his own log of 150 or so posts, looking for inflammatory, damning and... More »

Conservative Site 'Buys' Olbermann

Sets up shop at KeithOlbermann.com

(Newser) - The Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson’s right-wing answer to the Huffington Post, has taken its feud with Keith Olbermann to another level, by buying KeithOlbermann.com. The site celebrated its acquisition with a massive home page banner reading, “We Own You,” and an article in which Carlson crows,... More »

Meet SE Cupp, Rising Star of the Right

She's young, smart, funny and 'equally interesting and irritating'

(Newser) - Get ready to hear the name SE Cupp a lot, writes Kate Harding. She's "one of the latest young, white conservative women to make a career of saying inflammatory things while looking really pretty." Cupp, though, who has a diary on Tucker Carlson's new Daily Caller, seems to... More »

Meet Carlos Allen, 3rd Gatecrasher

Sketchy guy hooked up with Indian posse after trip to men's room

(Newser) - What lapse allowed Carlos Allen, the third party crasher, to sneak into the Obamas' first state dinner remains a mystery. What is known is that Allen—who has done everything from designing clothes to selling mortgages to running a questionable charity that existed mainly to throw parties—dressed even more... More »

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