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BYRON YORK

Byron York is chief political correspondent for The Washington Examiner. The Newspaper Enterprise Association distributes his column.

Articles by BYRON YORK

Commentary: Fraud-ridden federal benefits Commentary: Fraud-ridden federal benefits
1 day ago - - BYRON YORK
President Obama’s unilateral executive action on immigration will make hundreds of thousands, perhaps more than a million, illegal immigrants eligible for federal transfer payments. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama's toxic legacy for Democrats Commentary: Obama's toxic legacy for Democrats
1 week ago - - BYRON YORK
Now that the 2014 elections are over and national politics is all about 2016, Democrats have good reason to worry that, for all his success at the polls, President Obama will leave his party with a toxic legacy. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama edict raises questions Commentary: Obama edict raises questions
2 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
When the Affordable Care Act was being written and debated, President Obama took care to emphasize that no illegal immigrants would be eligible for its benefits. [Read More]
Commentary: Obama acts to cement coalition Commentary: Obama acts to cement coalition
3 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
As things stand now, President Obama will leave the White House with two legacies. The first legacy is historic: Obama will always be the nation’s first black president. The second is policy: He is the creator of Obamacare. [Read More]
Commentary: Ben Bradlee - Kennedy's courier Commentary: Ben Bradlee - Kennedy's courier
6 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Ben Bradlee, the legendary Washington Post editor who died recently, has been widely praised for his work building up The Washington Post and bringing down Richard Nixon. His guidance of the paper’s Watergate coverage thrilled a generation, and maybe two generations, of aspiring journalists. [Read More]
Commentary: Obamacare a factor in elections Commentary: Obamacare a factor in elections
7 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
Some Democrats and their advocates in the press believe Obamacare, a year into implementation, is no longer much of a factor in the midterm elections. But no one has told Republican candidates, who are still pounding away at the Affordable Care Act on the stump. [Read More]
Commentary: The audacity of Greg Orman Commentary: The audacity of Greg Orman
8 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The image some conservatives have of Greg Orman, the wealthy businessman running as an independent against veteran Republican Sen. Pat Roberts here in Kansas, is that Orman is, in the words of a recent Weekly Standard story, a “vacuous cipher.” [Read More]
Commentary: Obama's record at issue in Ark. Commentary: Obama's record at issue in Ark.
9 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
CONWAY, Ark. — In what is likely to become a theme of the last weeks of campaigning before the midterm elections, former President Bill Clinton all but begged voters here in Arkansas not to use their vote as an expression of disapproval for Barack Obama. [Read More]
Commentary: Let's not forget Bobby Jindal Commentary: Let's not forget Bobby Jindal
10 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
A few months ago, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal traveled to Washington to introduce a new national health care proposal. While there, he arranged to meet privately with a small group of conservative journalists and policy experts at the offices of the Ethics and Public Policy Center think tank. [Read More]
Commentary: Ending roadblock on pipeline Commentary: Ending roadblock on pipeline
11 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
The federal government recently began its seventh year of considering whether to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Nearly all that time has passed under the administration of President Obama, who seems content never to decide the pipeline’s fate. [Read More]
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