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BYRON YORK

Byron York is chief political correspondent for The Washington Examiner. The Newspaper Enterprise Association distributes his column.

Articles by BYRON YORK

Commentary: Businesses on federal bases hit hard Commentary: Businesses on federal bases hit hard
11 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
The fight over the minimum wage, which President Obama and Democrats hope to make a centerpiece of this year’s midterm elections, comes down to two simple arguments. Obama says low-income working Americans deserve a raise, while Republicans say raising the minimum wage would cost jobs. [Read More]
Commentary: Why Warren should run in 2016 Commentary: Why Warren should run in 2016
12 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a publicity tour for her new campaign-style book, “A Fighting Chance.” As she talks to the press, Warren is repeating previous statements that she will not run for president in 2016. [Read More]
Commentary: Obamacare winners vs. losers
13 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
When it comes to the politics of Obamacare, there’s really only one question that matters: How many Americans are benefiting from the new health care system, and how many are hurting? Problem is, we know more about the first part of the question than the second. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary leans on Bill, Barack Commentary: Hillary leans on Bill, Barack
14 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Recently Hillary Clinton gave what appeared at first to be a rambling and unfocused answer when asked to name the proudest achievement of her four years as Secretary of State. The short version is, she doesn’t have one. [Read More]
Commentary: Anti-Obamacare tales plentiful Commentary: Anti-Obamacare tales plentiful
15 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Some conservative political groups have run into trouble making ads that criticize Obamacare. The ads were intended to showcase “horror stories” from the Democrats’ national health care overhaul, but instead attracted zealous fact-checking and ferocious pushback from media outlets ... [Read More]
Commentary: A surrender in the marriage wars? Commentary: A surrender in the marriage wars?
16 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
In 2008, both Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain supported defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman. In 2012, only Republican Mitt Romney supported traditional marriage, Obama having announced a change of heart six months before the election. [Read More]
Commentary: Living Hollywood's eco-agenda Commentary: Living Hollywood's eco-agenda
17 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
I visited Lousiana recently to do some reporting on Sen. Mary Landrieu’s bid to win a fourth term in a tough political year. [Read More]
Commentary: Dems in a jam over Obamacare Commentary: Dems in a jam over Obamacare
17 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
When it comes to Obamacare, many Democrats take comfort in polls showing a small majority of voters, or at least a plurality, oppose repealing the Affordable Care Act. [Read More]
Commentary: Christie avoids hard truths
19 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Chris Christie began his much-awaited remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington recently with an anecdote that seemed to portend some tough talk for his fellow Republicans. [Read More]
Commentary: Focus on economy could boost GOP Commentary: Focus on economy could boost GOP
20 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Most Americans think the economy is still bad and that President Obama is doing a poor job handling it. [Read More]
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