Michael Barone, a political analyst and journalist, studies politics, American government, and campaigns and elections. The principal coauthor of the annual Almanac of American Politics (National Journal Group), he has written many books on American politics and history. Barone is also a senior political analyst for the Washington Examiner.

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  • Senior Political Analyst, Washington Examiner, 2009-present
  • Contributor, Fox News Channel, 2001-present
  • Senior Writer, U.S. News & World Report, 1989-96, 1998-2009
  • Senior Staff Editor, Reader’s Digest, 1996-98
  • Editorial Board Member, Washington Post, 1981-88
  • Vice President, Peter D. Hart Research Associates, 1974-81


LL.B., Yale Law School
B.A., Harvard University