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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: Scott Walker's bumpy evolution education Commentary: Scott Walker's bumpy evolution education
23 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
In the London recently for a trade mission, the governor of Wisconsin and likely presidential candidate went to the Chatham House think tank to talk Wisconsin business — and ended up the headline of stories about, of all things, evolution. [Read More]
Commentary: Jeb Bush's kinder, gentler campaign Commentary: Jeb Bush's kinder, gentler campaign
24 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
When Bushes run for president, they portray themselves as more caring, more gentle and more compassionate than their sometimes heartless and harshly ideological fellow Republicans. [Read More]
Commentary: Immigration push snubs public's view Commentary: Immigration push snubs public's view
25 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Gallup recently asked adults around the country a very simple question about immigration: Are you satisfied, or dissatisfied, with the level of immigration into the United States today? Are too many immigrants coming? Too few? Or is the number just about right? [Read More]
Commentary: Obama trolls, sets his agenda Commentary: Obama trolls, sets his agenda
26 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Politically, President Obama has never been weaker, after losing both House and Senate. At the same time, he has never talked tougher. There is a connection between the two. [Read More]
Commentary: Rush to empty Gitmo raises alarm Commentary: Rush to empty Gitmo raises alarm
27 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
It took a while for Republicans to catch on to what President Obama is doing with the U.S. terrorist prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But now that it’s clear Obama is rushing to empty the place, Republicans are stepping up efforts to stop him. [Read More]
Commentary: Can Mitch make Senate better? Commentary: Can Mitch make Senate better?
28 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
To outsiders, some of the changes new Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will bring to the Senate might seem like inside baseball. But they could bring about a huge improvement in the way the Senate works. And that could in turn lead to a huge improvement in the way Washington works. [Read More]
Commentary: Why attacks on Scalise misfired Commentary: Why attacks on Scalise misfired
29 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?
30 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
31 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
32 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]
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