Michael Barone

Michael Barone

Senior Political Analyst for the Washington Examiner, Co-author of The Almanac of American Politics, Contributor to Fox News and One of the Most Astute Analysts of American Politics and Public Opinion

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Senior Political Analyst for the Washington Examiner, co-author of The Almanac of American Politics, Contributor to Fox News and One of the Most Astute Analysts of American Politics and Public Opinion

Michael Barone is Senior Political Analyst for the Washington Examiner and a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. 

Previous Experience

Mr. Barone served as Law Clerk to Judge Wade H. McCree, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from 1969 to 1971. From 1974 to 1981 he was a Vice President of the polling firm of Peter D. Hart Research Associates. From 1981 to 1988 he was a member of the editorial page staff of the Washington Post. From 1989 to 1996 and again from 1998 to 2009, he was a Senior Writer with U.S. News & World Report. From 1996 to 1998 he was a Senior Staff Editor at Reader’s Digest.

Books and Publications

Mr. Barone is the principal co-author of The Almanac of American Politics, published by National Journal every two years. The first edition appeared in 1971, and the 20th edition, The Almanac of American Politics 2006, appeared in August 2009. He is also the author of Our Country: The Shaping of America from Roosevelt to Reagan (Free Press, 1990), The New Americans: How the Melting Pot Can Work Again (Regnery, 2001; paperback edition, July 2006), Hard America, Soft America: Competition vs.Coddling and the Competition for the Nation’s Future (Crown Forum, 2004; paperback edition, 2005) and Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America’s Founding Fathers (Crown Forum, 2007).

Over the years he has written for many other publications in the United States and several other countries, including the Economist, the Times Literary Supplement and the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Times of London. His column is syndicated by Creators Syndicate. Mr. Barone is a contributor to the Fox News Channel and has appeared on many other television programs.

Mr. Barone lives in Washington, D.C. He has traveled to all 50 states and all 435 congressional districts. He has also traveled to 37 foreign countries and has reported on recent elections in Britain, Italy, Russia and Mexico.

Education

Barone grew up in Detroit and Birmingham, Michigan. He was graduated from Harvard College (1966) and Yale Law School (1969), and was an editor of the Harvard Crimson and the Yale Law Journal.

National Politics and Our Presidents

Combining his knowledge of the history and development of national politics with his inside look at presidential races, Mr. Barone offers a candid and compelling account of how the current political climate in the United States has evolved and where we can expect to go next.

The Nation’s Approach to Growing Immigration Concerns

Barone takes a positive view of contemporary immigration into the US, explaining that as he sees it, Hispanic immigration has parallels to the experience of many immigrant groups in our nation’s past, and that, given the right circumstances, that current and future Hispanics and other immigrants can become Americanized and assimilated.

America Into 2016: A Republican Majority in Congress & The White House

Michael Barone shares with audiences his behind-the-scenes view of what’s going on in Washington. What are the issues that will confront both the Democrats and the Republicans in the coming years? How will the Obama Administration continue to work with a Republican Congress? What has been the impact of the second Obama term & healthcare reform on the business community?...& other issues of the day.

  • Almanac of American Politics
    Almanac of American Politics Purchase Book
  • Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America's Founding Fathers
    Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America's Founding Fathers Purchase Book
  • Hard America, Soft America: Competition vs. Coddling and the Battle for the Nation's Future
    Hard America, Soft America: Competition vs. Coddling and the Battle for the Nation's Future Purchase Book
  • The New Americans
    The New Americans Purchase Book

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