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Michael Barone


Michael Barone is a political analyst, pundit, and journalist. He is principal coauthor of one of the most respected political journals in the country, The Almanac of American Politics, published by National Journal. He is also Senior Political Analyst for The Washington Examiner, and a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. In addition, Michael is a regular commentator on U.S. elections and political trends for the Fox News channel and author of many books about American politics, including 2007’s Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval That Inspired America’s Founding Fathers. 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, the Daily Telegraph, and the Sunday Times of London. 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.

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