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Donald Lambro

Articles by Donald Lambro

Illustration: Obama taxes

LAMBRO: Obama's old class-warfare game

With the economy at a virtual standstill, President Obama is trying every desperate trick he can to distract voters from his failures on the issues that matter: economic recovery and jobs. Published July 10, 2012

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Drawing the immigration card

The Supreme Court has laid down a few hard rules about what states can and can't do to deal with the wave of illegal immigrants within their borders. But the issue remains murkier than ever because Congress can't agree on needed reforms. Published June 26, 2012

Illustration by Donna Grethen

LAMBRO: Unemployment numbers to decide race

If you are closely following the 2012 presidential race, you have to track the state-by-state jobless numbers, because they will decide who wins. Published June 19, 2012

Illustration: Idle wrench by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: 'Doing fine' in Obama's economy

President Obama's belief that "the private sector is doing fine" ranks as the most uninformed statement on the struggling American economy to date. Published June 12, 2012

Bill Clinton

LAMBRO: Bill versus Barack

Bill Clinton continues to distance himself from some of Barack Obama's policy positions, firing off opinions that have ticked off the White House and the president's re-election campaign. Published June 7, 2012

Illustration: Greed by John Camejo for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Obama's economic fantasy land

President Obama's anti-capitalism attacks on Mitt Romney's long career as an investor who bankrolled businesses and created jobs isn't playing well in some Democratic circles. Published May 22, 2012

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Obama campaign theme: Spend more

President Obama's budget deficit this year will hit $1.2 trillion, following three previous monster deficits of $1.3 trillion, $1.3 trillion and $1.4 trillion. Published May 17, 2012

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Making Romney's day over employment

President Obama is attacking Mitt Romney's job-creation record when he headed a capital investment firm that turned failing companies and startup businesses into success stories. Published May 15, 2012

Illustration: Obama's economy by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Running on empty

There's a disconnect between the economy's relentless slowdown in the fourth year of Barack Obama's presidency and the sideshow issues he's raising on the campaign trail. Actually, "issues" is a gross exaggeration of the sleight-of-hand politics he's practicing right now in a desperate bid to save his presidency. Published May 1, 2012

An unidentified man who lost his job two months ago after being hurt on the job works a Miami street corner to collect money for his family on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. The man said his unemployment check did not cover his costs of living. He added that his girlfriend works full time as a waitress. The ranks of the working-age poor climbed to the highest level since the 1960s as the recession threw millions of people out of work last year. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)

LAMBRO: Obama's economic legacy

The sharp slowdown in hiring stunned President Obama's worried campaign strategists Friday, fueling deeper doubts about a second term. Published April 10, 2012

Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Stuck on demagoguery

President Obama's all-out class-warfare attack against Republicans Tuesday was a shameful litany of excuses that included blaming all of his fiscal failures on George W. Bush. Published April 5, 2012

Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

LAMBRO: Obama's faulty grasp of our Constitution

President Obama's complaints about the Supreme Court's critical review of his health care law suggests that he has a real problem with the Constitution's separation of powers doctrine. Published April 3, 2012

The Washington Times

LAMBRO: And the winner is. . .

One gets the sense that voters are growing increasingly impatient with the GOP's seemingly interminable primary battles to choose a nominee who can beat President Obama in the fall. Published March 22, 2012

Illustration by Mark Weber

LAMBRO: Unemployment threatens White House

The precipitous rise in President Obama's job disapproval polls stunned the West Wing on Monday and shook Democratic leaders. The president is getting failing scores on all of the politically pivotal issues - from a weak economy, high unemployment, skyrocketing gas prices to trillion-dollar budget deficits. Published March 13, 2012