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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: Economy still matters most Commentary: Economy still matters most
11 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
As a news story, the economy has been overshadowed lately by war abroad, a border crisis at home and the escalating fight between President Obama and congressional Republicans on a variety of fronts. [Read More]
Commentary: Back to future for death penalty? Commentary: Back to future for death penalty?
12 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
The surreal national debate over the death penalty reached a climax of sorts July 23 in a prison execution chamber in Florence, Ariz. [Read More]
Commentary:  Impasse threatens border solution Commentary: Impasse threatens border solution
13 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
After more than a year of contentious debate, could Congress be any more divided over the issue of immigration? The answer is yes. [Read More]
Commentary: Is there a patriotism gap?
15 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Despite prolonged economic troubles, deep political divisions, headaches abroad and a sense that the country is on the wrong track, the heartening news this summer is that a majority of people say they often feel proud to be an American. [Read More]
Commentary: How 'reasonable' is Dems' plan? Commentary: How 'reasonable' is Dems' plan?
16 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
While much of Washington grapples with international crises, chronic economic troubles and upcoming midterm elections, Senate Democrats are steadily pushing forward with what they hope will become the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. [Read More]
Commentary: Not so fast with 'good news' Commentary: Not so fast with 'good news'
17 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
To hear administration officials and their supporters in the press tell it, this is a great time for Obamacare. People who signed up for coverage are actually paying for it; more insurance companies are joining exchanges; some consumers have more choices than originally envisioned. [Read More]
Commentary: Loss puts GOP agenda on hold Commentary: Loss puts GOP agenda on hold
18 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
It’s only natural that a who’s-up-and-who’s-down leadership struggle would consume House Republicans after the stunning primary defeat of Majority Leader Eric Cantor. There’s a big hole in the party’s top echelon, and it’s got to be filled. [Read More]
Commentary: What about next Gitmo release? Commentary: What about next Gitmo release?
19 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
We’ve all heard that the law requires the administration to give Congress 30 days notice before releasing prisoners from the U.S. terrorist detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba ... [Read More]
Commentary: GOP still searching for an agenda Commentary: GOP still searching for an agenda
20 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
The midterm elections are less than six months away, and Republicans still can’t agree among themselves on what it will take to win. [Read More]
Commentary: Chicken plants and immigration Commentary: Chicken plants and immigration
21 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Haley Barbour, former governor of Mississippi, former head of the Republican National Committee, now a political fixer and influential voice in GOP circles, says he first became seriously interested in immigration policy after Hurricane Katrina. [Read More]
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