By Michael Barone | 07/22/14 02:13 PM
The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in Halbig v. Burwell, announced Tuesday, is a stunning blow to Obamacare and the Obama administration.
By Michael Barone | 07/21/14 05:15 PM
A Politico poll strongly suggests that Hillary Clinton's attempts to put some distance between herself and the president's record are unavailing and perhaps doomed to failure.
By Michael Barone | 07/21/14 11:21 AM
This is one of the hard lessons of life, and one that evidently needs to be learned and relearned by political liberals: One is that public financing of elections is good. The other is that political polarization is bad.
By Michael Barone | 07/19/14 12:08 PM
The sluggish economy isn't weighing down Obama. It's chaos on the border, dysfunction at the IRS and VA, and foreign crises from Ukraine to the Middle East.
By Michael Barone | 07/18/14 03:20 PM
House Democrats who are criticizing and ridiculing Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Obama have in fact often, and not so long ago, brought lawsuits against President George W. Bush or other officials.
By Michael Barone | 07/16/14 03:00 PM
Liberals just aren't very liberal these days. The word “liberal” comes from the Latin word meaning freedom, and in the 19th century liberals in this country and abroad stood for free speech, free exercise of religion, free markets, free trade -- for minimal state interference in people's...
By Michael Barone | 07/15/14 03:11 PM
The political fallout from the surge of (not entirely) underage Central American illegal immigrants across the Lower Rio Grande is spreading across the nation.
By Michael Barone | 07/14/14 02:16 PM
Bicker is a verb we use to characterize pointless arguments between children. But political campaigns are not pointless.
By Michael Barone | 07/13/14 05:24 PM
The flood of underage--and many not-so-underage--illegal immigrants from the Central American countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador crested in the Rio Grande Valley, but now the waters are being diverted and channeled to other parts of the United States.
By Michael Barone | 07/13/14 03:09 PM
The flood of underage--and non-underage--illegal immigrants from Central America coming across the border in Texas is, to paraphrase a former Obama administration official, a "man-caused disaster." The man who caused it, more than anyone else, is Barack Obama.
By Michael Barone | 07/10/14 04:08 PM
Over at FiveThirtyEight, Ben Casselman has a good article on something I've also written about: the changing patterns of immigration.
By Michael Barone | 07/09/14 05:23 PM
Skitter away from your red line in Syria. Scamper off to a meeting you'd previously nixed with Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Scuttle as much as the Constitution as you can.
By Michael Barone | 07/08/14 06:23 PM
Do early impressions create lasting voting behavior? The answer, according to David Leonhardt at the New York Times's Upshot blog, is yes--up to a point.
By Michael Barone | 07/08/14 01:41 PM
Iâ€™ve attended, in one way, shape or form, 10 Republican National Conventions and look forward to the 11thâ€"especially because the weather is likely to be very good in Cleveland.
By Michael Barone | 07/07/14 11:54 AM
Sometimes writers betray bias by the choice of conjunction.
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