Byron York is a conservative columnist and the chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner. York's opinions on American politics are held in high regard, with regular appearances on Fox News, NBC's Meet The Press, PBS' The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and National Public Radio commentaries among his credits.

The son of Tom York, a longtime television personality from Birmingham, Alabama, York holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama and a master's degree from the University of Chicago. Now a resident of Washington, D.C., his work has been published in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Atlantic Monthly, New Republic and Weekly Standard.

He is also the author of "The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy: The Untold Story of How Democratic Operatives, Eccentric Billionaires, Liberal Activists, and Assorted Celebrities Tried to Bring Down a President and Why They'll Try Even Harder Next Time" (2006, Three Rivers Press).