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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: Why attacks on Scalise misfired Commentary: Why attacks on Scalise misfired
21 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Democrats have tried to rev up the outrage machine over news that Rep. Steve Scalise, the No. 3 ranking House Republican, may or may not have given a speech to a white supremacist group in Louisiana 12 years ago. [Read More]
Commentary: A defiant Obama on Gitmo? Commentary: A defiant Obama on Gitmo?
22 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
President Obama has long advocated closing the U.S. terrorist prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He likely would have done it long ago, had Congress not stopped him. [Read More]
Commentary: Romney sits atop GOP polls Commentary: Romney sits atop GOP polls
22 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
It can be hard to take the idea of a Mitt Romney 2016 presidential run seriously. After all, this is the man who said of losing general election candidates, “They become a loser for life.” At least in presidential terms, he had that mostly right. [Read More]
Commentary: Fraud-ridden federal benefits Commentary: Fraud-ridden federal benefits
23 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
President Obama’s unilateral executive action on immigration will make hundreds of thousands, perhaps more than a million, illegal immigrants eligible for federal transfer payments. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama's toxic legacy for Democrats Commentary: Obama's toxic legacy for Democrats
24 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Now that the 2014 elections are over and national politics is all about 2016, Democrats have good reason to worry that, for all his success at the polls, President Obama will leave his party with a toxic legacy. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama edict raises questions Commentary: Obama edict raises questions
25 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
When the Affordable Care Act was being written and debated, President Obama took care to emphasize that no illegal immigrants would be eligible for its benefits. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama acts to cement coalition Commentary: Obama acts to cement coalition
26 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
As things stand now, President Obama will leave the White House with two legacies. The first legacy is historic: Obama will always be the nation’s first black president. The second is policy: He is the creator of Obamacare. [Read More]
Commentary: Ben Bradlee - Kennedy's courier Commentary: Ben Bradlee - Kennedy's courier
29 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Ben Bradlee, the legendary Washington Post editor who died recently, has been widely praised for his work building up The Washington Post and bringing down Richard Nixon. His guidance of the paper’s Watergate coverage thrilled a generation, and maybe two generations, of aspiring journalists. [Read More]
Commentary: Obamacare a factor in elections Commentary: Obamacare a factor in elections
31 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Some Democrats and their advocates in the press believe Obamacare, a year into implementation, is no longer much of a factor in the midterm elections. But no one has told Republican candidates, who are still pounding away at the Affordable Care Act on the stump. [Read More]
Commentary: The audacity of Greg Orman Commentary: The audacity of Greg Orman
31 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The image some conservatives have of Greg Orman, the wealthy businessman running as an independent against veteran Republican Sen. Pat Roberts here in Kansas, is that Orman is, in the words of a recent Weekly Standard story, a “vacuous cipher.” [Read More]
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