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Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt is the Opinion Editor and a columnist for The Washington Times. Often seen as a Fox News contributor on the cable network’s signature evening news roundtable, Mr. Hurt in his 20-year career has worked his way up from a beat reporter for the Detroit News and Washington correspondent for the Charlotte Observer before joining The Washington Times in 2003. He later served as D.C. bureau chief and White House correspondent for the New York Post and editor at the Drudge Report. He can be reached at

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Columns by Charles Hurt

Illustration on Joe and Hunter Biden by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Media protects Biden men and their ‘foibles’

Late on a Friday afternoon, on the eve of a 10-day vacation at the beach, President Biden finally acknowledged his granddaughter that he and his wife have feverishly erased for the first four years of the child's life. Published July 31, 2023

Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., arrives to testify before the House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government, Thursday, July 20, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Democrats vs. Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

In this strange political moment in America, few things are stranger than realizing that the Democratic Party's version of Donald Trump is named Kennedy. Published July 20, 2023

Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to the Christians United For Israel (CUFI) Summit 2023, Monday, July 17, 2023, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Ron DeShrinking blames struggling campaign on pity for the Don

Ron DeSanctimonious is now playing the DeSympathy Card. He claims the reason Donald Trump is leading him by 30 points in early polls is that people feel bad for the former president over all the political indictments against him. Published July 17, 2023