Guy Benson

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Guy Benson
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Surge: Republicans Retake Lead on 2022 Generic Ballot VIP
By Guy Benson
Do you remember?  The 28th day of September?  The RealClearPolitics average on the 2022 generic ballot has flipped back into ...
September 28, 2022
Fetterman Really Isn't Going to Want to Debate Dr. Oz After This Ad
By Guy Benson
Dr. Mehmet Oz -- the TV star and GOP Senate nominee in Pennsylvania -- holds American and Turkish citizenship, and ...
September 28, 2022
Why Does Biden Keep Lying About Gas Prices? VIP
By Guy Benson
The good news for the White House on gas prices is that they're down from painful summer peaks.  The bad ...
September 27, 2022
The Left Is Going Nuts Over Pete Buttigieg's Latest Criticism of Ron DeSantis
By Guy Benson
A clip of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg -- whose greatest talent seems to be spoon-feeding a certain type of liberal ...
September 27, 2022
Watch: Pelosi Gets Booed at NYC Concert VIP
By Guy Benson
I'm not sure this means much, in the scheme of things, but it's fun anyway.  Prominent Democrats are accustomed to ...
September 26, 2022
Wave Watch: Why a Blockbuster New WaPo/ABC Poll Is a Midterm Nightmare for Democrats
By Guy Benson
Last week, one of the smartest elections analysts I know -- Sean Trende of Real Clear Politics -- noted how ...
September 26, 2022
The Democrats' Pitiful, Planted Hit Piece on Bill Melugin VIP
By Guy Benson
I was going to leave this story alone.  Until the second round. Let me explain.  Earlier in the week, Politico published ...
September 23, 2022
Let's Explore Stacey Abrams' Bizarre Comment on Fetal Heartbeats and Abortion
By Guy Benson
A follow-up on Sarah's post from last evening, which highlighted comments from Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams, who is ...
September 23, 2022
Is Ron Johnson Now the Favorite in Wisconsin's Key Senate Race?
By Guy Benson
I've just returned from a trip to rural Wisconsin, where I spoke at an event attended by a number of ...
September 22, 2022
Biden Makes Excuses: Look, My Border Crisis Is 'Totally Different' VIP
By Guy Benson
Well, he's right, in a sense.  His border crisis truly is "totally different," in that it's unprecedented in its scope ...
September 21, 2022
Losing in Multiple New Polls, Stacey Abrams Continues Election Lies
By Guy Benson
As Spencer covered yesterday, a new poll out of Georgia looks pretty grim for Democrats.  The Atlanta Journal Constitution's survey ...
September 21, 2022
After Successful Cancer Surgery, Sanders Touts New Poll Showing Massive Lead in Arkansas VIP
By Guy Benson
In case you missed Spencer's post late last week, former White House Press Secretary and Arkansas GOP gubernatorial nominee Sarah ...
September 20, 2022
New Poll: While Battling Sanctuary City Officials, Abbott's Texas Lead Expands
By Guy Benson
We checked in on this race in early September, as Gov. Greg Abbott's feud with blue 'sanctuary' city mayors was ...
September 20, 2022
On the Border Crisis, DC Democrats Keep Saying the Quiet Part Out Loud
By Guy Benson
In response to GOP governors sending groups of illegal immigrants from the Southern border to various deep blue 'sanctuary' jurisdictions ...
September 19, 2022
Analysis: New Polls Demonstrate Why Republicans Would Be Fools to Disengage from Abortion Debate
By Guy Benson
We touched on the abortion issue last week in this post, which offered qualified support for Sen. Lindsey Graham's newly-introduced ...
September 19, 2022
Guy Benson is the Political Editor of Townhall.com and a Fox News Contributor. He co-authored End of Discussion in 2015, an updated edition of which was published by Random House in 2017. He is a familiar voice on the nationally-syndicated Hugh Hewitt radio show — which he regularly guest hosts — and contributes to NPR’s All Things Considered.

A fixture on the national speaking circuit, Guy was named to Forbes magazine’s '30 under 30' law & policy list in 2015. The Huffington Post included Guy in its 2017 roster of the '25 top millennial broadcasters in American news and politics'. That same year, he received the College Republican National Committee’s biannual Lee Atwater 'Outstanding Young Conservative award'. Guy served as a Media Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.

Guy’s resume in media and politics features internships at the White House-during the second term of President George W. Bush-as well as Fox News Channel in New York City. At Fox News, he assisted with show preparation, research, editing, and guest relations at the primetime show Hannity and Colmes. He wrote for National Review Online from 2006-2010.

An avid sports fan, Guy covered Big Ten college athletics and Cape Cod League baseball during his on-air career. Guy was born abroad and spent much of his early childhood living overseas. He attended high school in New Jersey and graduated with honors from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He currently resides in the Washington, DC area.