By Michael Barone | 09/12/14 12:06 PM
On the issues of Iraq, immigration and inversion, President Obama finds himself forced by events to do something he dislikes -- and he's in trouble with much of his Democratic Party base for doing so.
By Michael Barone | 09/11/14 03:10 PM
For a devastating assessment of President Obama's Sept. 10 speech, read Walter Russell Mead's piece in his Via Meadia blog.
By Michael Barone | 09/10/14 05:36 PM
"Large" technology like steel mills, power stations and gas turbines tended to encourage large bureaucracies and large government. But "small" technology enables individuals to make personal choices.
By Michael Barone | 09/10/14 09:04 PM
Today's Republicans are largely united in opposition to the policies of the Obama administration, but they disagree on tactics.
By Michael Barone | 09/09/14 08:09 PM
Over the last 20 years Republicans have tended to run a bit better in actual elections than they do in the generic vote question, but this tendency may have been reduced in recent cycles. In addition, Republicans have an advantage in House elections due to demographics and, to a lesser extent,...
By Michael Barone | 09/09/14 11:31 AM
In his 30-plus years of handicapping House, Senate and governor races, Stuart Rothenberg has generally been pretty cautious.
By Michael Barone | 09/06/14 01:51 PM
This is not what President Obama expected for his presidency. The world was not supposed to fall apart.
By Michael Barone | 09/05/14 05:06 PM
The New York Times has an interesting story on the divergence between the percentage of white residents and the percentage of whites in a municipality's police force.
By Michael Barone | 09/04/14 09:53 PM
Republicans gained 63 seats in 2010, the biggest change of party in the House since 1946 and 1948. GOP redistricters wisely chose to protect their incumbents over trying to oust Democrats.
By Michael Barone | 09/03/14 07:46 PM
In many ways today's Democrats seem stuck in the past, a party whose headliners are increasingly legacy candidates.
By Michael Barone | 09/02/14 10:22 PM
Some subjects, it appears, are better left unspoken of.
By Michael Barone | 08/31/14 06:21 PM
The fact that Democratic Party strategists are pitching their efforts to maximize black turnout carries a whiff of desperation.
By Michael Barone | 08/31/14 06:06 PM
The ability to read other people comes harder or not at all if you're transfixed with your image of yourself. Which seems to be the case with Barack Obama.
By Michael Barone | 08/31/14 03:45 PM
Should Guam residents who are not, like the majority of people there, of Chamorro descent be allowed to register to vote in a plebiscite on Guam's relationship to the United States?
By Michael Barone | 08/29/14 08:36 PM
I have never eaten at a McDonald’s in France. But evidently a lot of French men and women do. Business Insider reports that France is McDonald’s most profitable country after the United States. So much for all the French cuisine snobs who lament the presence of McDonald’s in la belle France,...
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