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Donald Lambro

Articles by Donald Lambro

Illustration on Hillary and Republicans by Kevin Kreneck/Tribune Content Agency

Hillary's advantage

The latest CNN/ORC presidential poll shows that Hillary Clinton continues to lead all GOP contenders by wide margins. Published March 26, 2015

Obama Minion Janet Yellen Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Telltale sign of a faltering economy

You could almost see the assembled press corps' faces drop when the Fed's Open Market Committee said it wanted to see "further improvement" in the U.S. labor market before raising interest rates. Published March 19, 2015

Illustration on the budget-cutting duties of the next president by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Wanted: A budget-cutting president

The candidate who wins the presidency in 2016 will be the one who vows to wage all-out war on a bloated, inefficient, corrupt government in need of a top-to-bottom, budget-cutting revolution. Published March 17, 2015

President Barack Obama introduces first lady Michelle Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, as they announce their ‘Let Girls Learn’ initiative. The Obama administration is expanding efforts and directing a variety of federal agencies to work with other countries to help young girls worldwide attend and stay in school. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

A crippled presidency

If someone were writing a book about America at this point in time, it should be titled "The Decline and Fall of Barack Obama's Presidency." Published March 5, 2015

Illustration on Obama's veto of the Keystone pipeline by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Killing Keystone

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. Published February 26, 2015

President Obama.

Troublesome legacies at home and abroad

President Obama's administration is coming apart at the seams this week on several domestic and foreign policy fronts that have drawn criticism from his earliest supporters. Published February 19, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has a small lead in early polls in New Hampshire. (Associated Press)

Jockeying for poll position

The grueling political marathon for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination has begun, with three contenders out in front and everyone else far behind. Published February 17, 2015

The big lie about jobs

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. Published February 10, 2015

Illustration on contenders for the GOP nomination for president by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Surveying the broadening GOP field

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. Published January 29, 2015

Illustration on Obama's attitude towards Islamist terror by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Tiptoeing around terror

It should be painfully clear by now that no one of authority is in charge at the White House, least of all President Obama. Published January 13, 2015

Illustration on Republican plans to use "veto bait" against Obama by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Combining forces for growth

Republicans took control of Congress this week, mindful that their job performance over the next two years will determine their party's path to the presidency in 2016. Published January 6, 2015

The Death of Jobs Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Beware of rosy job numbers

Don't be fooled by the everything's-coming-up-roses coverage that the national news media gave the Obama administration's job numbers last week. Published December 9, 2014

Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Still missing: The recovery

President Obama continues to tell us that the quality of our lives and our economy have improved when all the available evidence shows they have not. In fact, they've grown worse under his policies. Published August 23, 2013

** FILE ** President Obama swings to hit the ball out of a sand trap while playing golf at the Vineyard Golf Club, in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

LAMBRO: Speak softly and carry a big golf stick

President Obama has fled the White House for the peace and serenity of the beaches and golf links of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts leaving behind a mess of polls with failure written all over them. Published August 14, 2013

M. Ryder

LAMBRO: Facing facts about jobless America

Another weak jobs report came out last week, drawing yawns from Democrats, excuses from the White House and shallow, incomplete reporting from the nightly news shows. Published August 9, 2013

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Al Qaeda on the runback

Remember when President Obama was telling us in his 2012 re-election campaign that he had "decimated" al Qaeda and it was "on the run"? Published August 7, 2013

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Slouching toward 2016

The 2016 presidential marathon began this week when Hillary Rodham Clinton had a very visible, heavily promoted White House lunch with President Obama, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie threw a political punch at one of his potential rivals for the Republican nomination. Published July 31, 2013