Michael Barone

  • Respected political historian
  • Senior writer, U.S. News & World Report
  • Principal Author, Almanac of American Politics
  • Senior writer/Author, The National Interest

Michael Barone is a renowned political historian who is at the forefront of American political coverage, and one who explores and analyzes political issues with an unmatched passion and clarity.

 
  

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The Nation’s Approach to Growing Immigration Concerns

As a political expert and commentator for U.S. News and World Reports, Fox News Channel, and NBC, one of the emphases of Mr. Barone’s commentary has been immigration. Barone takes a positive view of contemporary immigration into the US, explaining that as he sees it, Hispanic immigration has p ...

As a political expert and commentator for U.S. News and World Reports, Fox News Channel, and NBC, one of the emphases of Mr. Barone’s commentary has been immigration. 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.

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. ...

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.

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Biography

Michael Barone is Senior Political Analyst for The Washington Examiner, a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a contributor to Fox News. 

From 1989 to 1996, and again from 1998 to 2009, Barone was a senior writer for U.S. News & World Report. From 1996 to 1998, Barone was a senior staff editor at Reader's Digest.

Before joining U.S. News & World Report, Barone was a member of the editorial page staff for The Washington Post. Earlier, he was as vice president of the Peter D. Hart Research Associates.

Barone is the principal co-author of The Almanac of American Politics and is also the author of Our Country: The Shaping of America from Roosevelt to Reagan, The New Americans: How the Melting Pot Can Work Again, and Hard America, Soft America: Competition vs. Coddling and The Competition for the Nation's Future, Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America’s Founding Fathers, and Shaping Our Nation: How Surges of Migration Transformed America and Its Politics. 

Over the years he has written for many major market publications, including The Economist, The New York Times, The Detroit Press, American Enterprise, and The Daily Telegraph of London.

A native of Detroit and Birmingham, MI, Barone graduated from of Harvard College and Yale Law School, and was an editor of the Harvard Crimson and the Yale Law Journal.