Timothy P. Carney

Timothy P. Carney has for more than 20 years been a columnist, author, and editor in Washington, D.C. He is the senior columnist for the Washington Examiner and a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

His articles have been published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Post, Atlantic, Reason, National Review, and many other newspapers, websites, and magazines. He has appeared on Fox, MSNBC, CNN, PBS, and CNBC.

Tim’s first book, The Big Ripoff, won the Templeton Enterprise Award in 2008 from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and the Lysander Spooner Award for the “best book on liberty” in 2006. His 2019 book, Alienated America, was a Washington Post bestseller and was named among Wall Street Journal’s best books of the year. He is also the author of Obamanomics: How Barack Obama Is Bankrupting You and Enriching His Wall Street Friends, Corporate Lobbyists, and Union Bosses.

Tim has a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s College in Annapolis and was trained under veteran columnist Robert Novak. One of four sons, Tim was born in Greenwich Village and grew up in Pelham, New York. He lives in the D.C. area with his wife and their six children.

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