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.
In the sixth year of Barack Obama's presidency, America's job-starved economy remains weak, insecure and undernourished.
For this reporter, the story that unfolded on the night Trayvon Martin was walking to his father's home in the gated community in Sanford, Fla., is awash with troubling facts that made this killing so senseless.
While just about every poll in the country is telling the administration that Americans care more about finding a job and getting the weak economy back on track, President Obama is out promoting his signature social welfare law: the government's de facto takeover of the nation's health care.
WASHINGTON -- The White House and its liberal allies in the news media have launched an all-out campaign to peddle Obamacare to an understandably doubting public.
This week the Senate came together in a compromise that avoided the nuclear trigger. No one got everything they wanted, but everyone lived to fight another day.
More than six months into his second term, things haven't been going well for President Obama on a number of critical fronts.
Remember when President Obama was flying around the country this year, warning that the budget-cutting sequester would destroy life as we know it in America?
The White House decision to delay the implementation of Obamacare's business mandate for one year sent shock waves through political circles here.
Fugitive Edward Snowden, wanted on charges of espionage against his own country, is caught in a trap of his own making.
Forget everything you've been told by President Obama about the economy getting "stronger" or heard on the nightly news about the "solid" recovery.
The hunt for fugitive Edward Snowden, wanted on espionage charges, has all the elements of a John le Carre spy novel.
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve served notice this week that it will begin this year to scale back its costly economic stimulus program that has been propping up the chronically weak Obama economy.
It is a well-known axiom of presidential politics that when things aren't going well at home, chief executives go abroad.
President Obama's job approval polls are declining, proving Abraham Lincoln's admonition that you can't fool all the people all the time.
The president and his top intelligence advisers are sitting on a major breach of national security, but they have yet to explain how this happened and what they're doing to make sure it can't happen again.
Efforts at creating jobs in this economy have become far less important for the administration than winning messaging wars and riding out the scandals that threaten to engulf the Obama presidency.
President Obama is being hit by new scandals almost weekly in a growing web of investigations and revelations that have further damaged his troubled administration.
Over the long, hard course of Barack Obama's painfully slow, job-scarce, sub-par economy, he may have set a record for persistent media reports that his shaky recovery was finally showing signs of strength.
President Obama's proposed policy changes on the use of drones to kill key terrorist leaders has raised more questions than it has answered.
WASHINGTON - Five months into his improvisational second term, a sluggish economy and severe jobless rate seem to have vanished from President Obama's agenda.
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