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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON -- The grueling political marathon for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination has begun, with three contenders out in front and everyone else far behind.
President Obama is taking his sweet time deciding if he will respond to Kiev's urgent pleas for help in the face of Russian advances into eastern Ukraine.
For the past six years of the Obama economy, I've been telling readers that the administration has been juggling its job data to make the unemployment rates look much lower than they really are.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama had a bad day at the office this week. His top advisers were leaving him in droves. His fourth nominee to be defense secretary was taking positions that betrayed deep disagreements over national security issues.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama wants Americans to foot the bill for the first $4 trillion budget in U.S. history, which will drive our country ever more deeply into debt.
WASHINGTON -- The crowded race for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination has begun, and it promises to be a massive political assault on Barack Obama's failed presidency.
WASHINGTON - If you're one of the millions of people who can't find a good paying job in the Obama economy, the Democrats sent you a message this week: Get lost.
If you're one of the millions of people who can't find a good-paying job in the Obama economy, the Democrats sent you a message this week: Get lost.
Hillary Clinton talked about job creation this week, raising an issue that has been one of President Obama's biggest economic shortcomings.
WASHINGTON -- No matter what President Obama said about the state of our union Tuesday night, the economy's prognosis is not good.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama has had no better ally on the state of the American economy over the last six years than the nightly network news shows.
WASHINGTON -- It should be painfully clear by now that no one of authority is in charge at the White House, least of all President Obama.
WASHINGTON -- A remark often attributed to 19th-century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli says there are three lies used to support a weak case in government: "lies, damned lies and statistics."
WASHINGTON -- Republicans took control of Congress this week, mindful that their job performance over the next two years is their party's path to the presidency in 2016.
WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton angrily condemned the bleakest results of Barack Obama's economy in a recent speech, but didn't dare say who was responsible for them.
There is no way to sugarcoat the past year, except to say that, with a rare exceptions, it's been one of our nation's worst in many years.