Donald Lambro is chief political correspondent for The Washington Times. Donald Lambro's twice-weekly column, which he has written since 1980, appears in newspapers nationwide. One of the most frequently quoted political reporters in Washington, Donald Lambro has interviewed most of the major political leaders of our time and has covered numerous presidential campaigns. Donald Lambro has written widely about the government, the economy and social issues, and won the 1995 Warren Brookes Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Economic analyst and CNBC commentator Lawrence Kudlow has called Donald Lambro "the best political economic reporter in Washington today." Lambro earned a national reputation for his investigations into federal spending programs. The author of five books on government and economics, Donald Lambro wrote Land of Opportunity (Little Brown and Co.), an examination of economic growth and entrepreneurs in the 1980s. His FAT CITY: How Washington Wastes Your Taxes won national acclaim and the attention of President Reagan, who quoted from it during his 1980 presidential campaign and gave copies of the book to every member of his Cabinet.
Donald Lambro hosted and co-wrote the PBS documentaries "Inside The Republican Revolution" and "Star Spangled Spenders" and produced and moderated C-SPAN's "The Washington Times Forum." His commentaries have been heard on AP Radio and NPR, among others. A graduate of Boston University, Donald Lambro began his career as a reporter for The Boston Herald-Traveler and United Press International. His investigative series on federal spending programs, "Watching Washington," was twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Donald Lambro was named the Heritage Foundation's Distinguished Journalism Fellow in 1981.
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After five years as House leader, Boehner has lost the trust and support of of his party's conservatives and will call it quits by the end of October.
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton apologized this week for using an unsecured e-mail system to send messages discussing U.S. foreign policy and national security issues. After many months of denying she sent any classified information on her personal computer system, Clinton now says she made "mistake" and she's "sorry" for her actions.
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Forget all the polls in the presidential sweepstakes and wipe the slate clean for a whole new set of numbers.
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A pivotal campaign issue seems to be all but missing from the 2015-16 presidential primary race in both parties.
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