Tim Carney

Political Columnist, Author and Speaker

Timothy P. Carney is a senior political columnist at the Washington Examiner and a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.  He has more than a decade of experience reporting on the intersection of politics and economics, with a particular expertise in rooting out just who stands to profit from politicians’ “reform” proposals.  His first book, The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money 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.

Carney studied at St. John’s College and came through the National Journalism Center’s program in 1999.  He continued his training with journalism legend Robert Novak, later becoming a Senior Correspondent and eventually Editor of the Evans-Novak Political Report.  Carney is also the author of Obamanomics: How Barack Obama Is Bankrupting You and Enriching his Wall Street Friends.