Michael Barone

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Michael Barone is a senior writer for U.S. News & World Report and the principal coauthor of The Almanac of American Politics, which is published by the National Journal every two years. "The first edition appeared in 1971, and the 17th edition, The Almanac of American Politics 2004, appeared in July 2003." [1]

Barone has written for many publications—including The Economist, the New York Times, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, National Review, The American Spectator, American Enterprise (American Enterprise Institute), Jewish World Review, Townhall.com, The Times Literary Supplement, and The Daily Telegraph of London.

Barone was a political contributor to Fox News from 1989 to 1996 and again from 1998 until present [2] and "has appeared on many other television programs." [3]

Barone graduated from Harvard College in 1966 and Yale Law School in 1969. He was an editor of the Harvard Crimson and the Yale Law Journal. He "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 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 1996 to 1998, he was senior staff editor at Reader's Digest." [4]

Barone is both a member of the advisory board and a blogger signed up with Pajamas Media.

Contact Information

Email: mbarone AT usnews.com
Weblog: Barone Blog at U.S. News & World Report Online

External links



By Michael Barone

Articles & Commentary