Donald Lambro is the chief political correspondent for The Washington Times, the author of five books and a nationally syndicated columnist. His twice-weekly United Feature Syndicate column appears in newspapers across the country, including The Washington Times.
He received the Warren Brookes Award For Excellence In Journalism in 1995 and in that same year was the host and co-writer of the nationally televised PBS documentary, "Inside The Republican Revolution," a behind-the-scenes report on the first 100 days of the 104th Congress.
Before launching his syndicated newspaper column in 1980, Mr. Lambro was a reporter for United Press International, covering Congress, the federal bureaucracy and national politics. His investigative series on federal spending programs, “Watching Washington,” was twice nominated by UPI for a Pulitzer Prize.
He was named the Heritage Foundation’s Distinguished Journalism Fellow in 1981 and has been a media fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University for the past seven years.
He received the “Outstanding Journalist Award” from the Conservative Political Action Conference iin 1981 for his book, FAT CITY. And he was the recipient of the National Taxpayers Union award for “outstanding efforts to curtail government spending.” His investigative work as a Washington columnist was also nominated for a Pulitzer by United Feature Syndicate.
Born and raised in Wellesley, Mass., and a graduate of Boston University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Mr. Lambro began his career as a reporter for the Boston Herald-Traveler, joining UPI in 1968 in Hartford, Conn., where he covered the state house.
In addition to numerous television, radio and speaking appearances, he has also written for many magazines and other periodicals, including Reader’s Digest, Parade, The Wall Street Journal, the Washingtonian Magazine, National Review, Barron’s and The World Almanac.
Articles by Donald Lambro
Within hours of Barack Obama's historic election last week, a chorus of media analysts were predicting that the Democrats had at last built a permanent majority that would keep them in power for many elections to come.
November 10, 2008
- Era of Democratic rule not a given with Obama victory
November 7, 2008
- LAMBRO: Obama's deft and misleading tax-cut plan
November 6, 2008
- Economy turns voters left, but may delay agenda
November 5, 2008
- BREITBART: An Election Day Note: Thanks, President Bush
November 3, 2008
- Obama camp changes tax-cut beneficiaries
November 2, 2008
- McCain targets Obama's plans to cut spending
October 31, 2008
- LAMBRO: The test this time
October 30, 2008
- LAMBRO: Bank on U.S. bouncing back
October 27, 2008
- BREITBART: 'Obama: The Feel-Good Blockbuster of the Election Season!'
October 27, 2008