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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: Focus on economy could boost GOP Commentary: Focus on economy could boost GOP
21 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]
Commentary: Why Hillary's past is fair game Commentary: Why Hillary's past is fair game
22 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
There’s a debate going on about Hillary Clinton’s past. If she runs for president in 2016, should Republicans reach back to the scandals of her years as first lady? Or should they focus on more recent times, especially her tenure as secretary of state, to build a case against her? [Read More]
Commentary: A GOP plan to fix Obamacare Commentary: A GOP plan to fix Obamacare
23 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
There’s no doubt the vast majority of Republicans in Congress would repeal Obamacare if they could. Most GOP “alternative” bills begin with a clause to repeal the Affordable Care Act before proceeding to outline new policies to put in its place. [Read More]
Commentary: Obamacare will reduce incomes Commentary: Obamacare will reduce incomes
24 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
There’s no doubt the Affordable Care Act will redistribute wealth in America. People at the top of the income ladder will pay more; people at the bottom will benefit. But how, exactly, will that work? [Read More]
Commentary: Do House GOP leaders mean it on immigration? Commentary: Do House GOP leaders mean it on immigration?
25 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
The House Republican leadership, meeting recently at the party’s winter retreat, kept its new immigration reform “principles” as secret as the nuclear codes. Old immigration hands on the Hill, who might have been expected to play a big part in producing the document, were barely consulted. [Read More]
Commentary: Does Obama now own economy? Commentary: Does Obama now own economy?
27 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
For years, Republicans have marveled at President Obama’s success in blaming former President George W. Bush for the nation’s problems, particularly its economic problems. [Read More]
Commentary: The key issue is still jobs Commentary: The key issue is still jobs
28 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
There was a lot to talk about when House Speaker John Boehner appeared before reporters recently for the first time since the holiday break. There are continuing fights over Obamacare. Immigration reform. Appropriations bills. The debt ceiling. [Read More]
Commentary: Dems will pay political price Commentary: Dems will pay political price
30 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
As Democrats survey a troubled 2014 political landscape, it’s easy to forget how optimistic they seemed less than a year ago. [Read More]
Commentary: Can GOP avoid Obamacare Trap? Commentary: Can GOP avoid Obamacare Trap?
31 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
2014 will be the year Republicans are forced to deal with the Obamacare Trap, helpfully set for them by the Democratic authors of the Affordable Care Act. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP alternative to Obamacare Commentary: GOP alternative to Obamacare
32 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
“The only alternative that Obamacare’s critics have is, well, ‘let’s just go back to the status quo,’” said President Obama recently, “because they sure haven’t presented an alternative.” [Read More]
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