Donald Lambro

Posted May 01, 2015

The Obama economy virtually stopped growing in the first three months of 2015 in another bleak sign of its persistent weakness over the last six years. The Commerce Department's report that the economic growth rate barely rose by a minuscule 0.2 percent in the first quarter was much worse than the 1 percent rise most forecasters expected.

Posted April 29, 2015

WASHINGTON - There's an old, common sense saying about never putting your eggs in one basket.

Posted April 24, 2015

WASHINGTON - Anyone looking for signs that Barack Obama's presidency is running out of gas got a glimmer of hope this week from his daily schedule.

Posted April 22, 2015

WASHINGTON - Nearly four months into the two-year presidential election cycle, Hillary Clinton is running into deep trouble on several major political fronts.

Posted April 17, 2015

The American people are overtaxed by a waste-ridden government whose grotesquely swollen budget could be shrunk by hundreds of billions of dollars without harming its necessary functions and programs.

Posted April 15, 2015

Hillary Clinton's slick campaign video announcing her candidacy for the presidency is being shot down as "insultingly vapid," vacuous and utterly "without substance."

Posted April 10, 2015

WASHINGTON - Why is it that many of the Republican presidential contenders are dodging issues the voters say are among their highest concerns?

Posted April 08, 2015

President Obama's eager negotiators have entered into a high risk deal with Iran to reduce its nuclear facilities that threaten one of its neighbors.

Posted April 03, 2015

In the seventh year of Barack Obama's administration, the economy is still getting failing grades that have been the hallmark of his trouble-filled presidency.

Posted April 01, 2015

WASHINGTON - It isn't drawing front page coverage, but the Republicans' budget-cutting battle to abolish the Export-Import Bank deserves our attention and support.

Posted March 20, 2015

You could almost see the assembled press corps' faces drop when the Fed's Open Market Committee said it wanted to see "further improvement" in the U.S. labor market before raising interest rates.

Posted March 18, 2015

The candidate who wins the presidency in 2016 will be the one who vows to wage all-out war on a bloated, inefficient, corrupt government in need of a top-to-bottom, budget-cutting revolution.

Posted March 13, 2015

Two years after leaving the State Department to run for president, Hillary Clinton has yet to say anything critical about the underperforming Obama economy.

Posted March 11, 2015

WASHINGTON -- The furor over Hillary Clinton's decision to conduct her government communications through a personal, hideaway, email account isn't going away.

Posted March 06, 2015

WASHINGTON -- If someone were writing a book about America at this point in time, it would be titled "The Decline and Fall of Barack Obama's Presidency."

Posted March 04, 2015

WASHINGTON - There are lethal reasons why Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu distrusts the two men seeking to forge a nuclear deal with Iran that threatens his country's future survival.

Posted February 27, 2015

WASHINGTON -- In the days leading up to President Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline, 14 oil tanker railroad cars derailed in West Virginia and exploded in a fiery environmental disaster.

Posted February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON -- The new Republican Congress is just getting started, and the American people are waiting to see how lawmakers deal with the issues they care about most.

Posted February 20, 2015

WASHINGTON -- President Obama's administration was coming apart at the seams this week on several domestic and foreign policy fronts that have drawn criticism from his earliest supporters.