Michael Barone is a senior writer for U.S.News & World Report and principal coauthor of The Almanac of American Politics. He has written for many publications—including the Economist and the New York Times.
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Rich people don't need donations from the public.
There is still something fishy about the scandal at the IRS.
It may be that a flawed leadership style is filtering down to the rest of the government.
Umbrellagate is more proof that Obama's critics cannot acknowledge that he is, indeed, president.
President Barack Obama needs to make more friends in Washington.
Scandals provide good fodder for the GOP, but it can't forget about fixing unemployment.
Republicans are preparing to take the debt ceiling hostage…again.
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