Guy Benson

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Guy Benson
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Spiral: Biden Approval Tumbles in More District, State, National Polls
By Guy Benson
Texas isn't exactly a battleground state -- yet, at least -- but we shared some grim polling numbers for President ...
September 24, 2021 | New!
Virginia Governor: New Polls Show 'Jump Ball' Race, GOP Surging Ahead in Key Areas and Demos
By Guy Benson
A fresh poll of the Virginia gubernatorial contest shows Republican Glenn Youngkin leading Democrat Terry McAuliffe among likely voters.  The ...
September 23, 2021
Dems in Disarray: Is the Biden Agenda Falling Apart on Capitol Hill? VIP
By Guy Benson
Democrats on Capitol Hill are at war with each other this week, and some major Biden agenda items are now ...
September 23, 2021
Reports: Taliban Hunting Down US Allies, Persecuting LGBT Afghans, Repressing Women VIP
By Guy Benson
The Biden administration would prefer if you look away from stories like the ones below, but in addition to the ...
September 22, 2021
'The Big Guy:' Politico Journalist Confirms Authenticity of Emails from Hunter Biden's Laptop
By Guy Benson
Well, this seems significant. I'm strongly of the opinion that conservatives endlessly re-litigating the 2020 election is a waste of ...
September 22, 2021
Flip Flop: DHS Chief Debunks Fake 'Whips' Narrative, Then Abruptly Adopts 'Horrified' WH Posture
By Guy Benson
I realize that Katie and Julio have both covered this flare-up, and you should start by reading their posts. I'm ...
September 21, 2021
California: Land of the COVID Hypocrites
By Guy Benson
I didn't watch a minute of the Emmy Awards the other night, even though I was glad to hear that ...
September 21, 2021
Poll: Biden Underwater By 19 Points in Texas...Among Hispanics VIP
By Guy Benson
In light of the news that Robert Francis 'Beto' O'Rourke is reportedly going to yet again seek public office -- ...
September 20, 2021
As Biden Attacks, DeSantis Vindicated Again, This Time on COVID Antibody Treatments
By Guy Benson
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is locked in a battle with the Biden White House, which has decided to throttle and ...
September 20, 2021
Reports: Taliban Decapitating Children and Hunting Down US Collaborators
By Guy Benson
President Biden is taking a long weekend at the beach, which must be nice for him.  But in Afghanistan, the ...
September 17, 2021
Endless: More Universities Impose Ludicrous COVID Restrictions on Vaccinated Students
By Guy Benson
We told you a few weeks ago about a battle at Amherst College over heavy-handed, anti-science restrictions imposed on a ...
September 17, 2021
Insane: Washington High School Nixed Students' Plan to Honor America for 9/11 Anniversary VIP
By Guy Benson
The West Coast is ground zero for aggressive, nutty wokery – with the San Francisco Bay Area locked in a ...
September 16, 2021
The Other Crisis: 'Unsustainable' Border Crossings Continue in August, 317 Percent Increase Over 2020
By Guy Benson
As the nation's attention has understandably been fixed on the Biden administration's disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal crisis -- which has earned ...
September 16, 2021
Bad Vibes: Biden Approval Falls Deeper Underwater in Dem-Friendly Poll VIP
By Guy Benson
Democrats are elated over Gov. Gavin Newsom's easy defeat of the recall effort against him in California, which turned out ...
September 15, 2021
Analysis: Exaggerated 'COVID Hospitalizations' Revelation Is Significant
By Guy Benson
If you missed it yesterday, a new report in The Atlantic -- authored by the same journalist who has done ...
September 15, 2021
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.