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Donald Lambro

Donald Lambro

Donald Lambro was chief political correspondent for The Washington Times, the author of five books and is 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

Dean: Unifying Democrats a work in progress

Democratic National Chairman Howard Dean said Wednesday the party still has work to do to unify itself behind Sen. Barack Obama, especially among people who remained "resistant and reluctant" over his presidential candidacy. Published June 12, 2008

ANALYSIS: Economy is top worry

The economy is far and away the voters' No. 1 concern this year, and what happens to it in the next five months will significantly influence the presidential election. Published June 10, 2008

Democrats critical of outcome, poll shows

More than 40 percent of Democratic voters either think the primary process failed to produce the right presidential candidate for their party or aren't sure it did, a new Fox 5/The Washington Times/Rasmussen poll finds. Published June 10, 2008

COMMENTARY: Recruiting for the No. 2 spot

whom Barack Obama will pick for his vice-presidential running-mate. Hillary Clinton clearly wants to end that game early, with her as the answer. Published June 9, 2008

Obama vows victory in Virginia

Barack Obama pledged Thursday to break the 44-year lock Republican presidential candidates have had on Virginia, storming into Appalachia. Published June 6, 2008