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.
The real scandal at the IRS is electioneering groups getting tax-exempt status.
By nominating E.W. Jackson, Virginia Republicans hope extremism will save them.
The word "scandal" doesn't appropriately describe anything going on in Washington these days.
Democrats should be more worried about President Obama's approval ratings.
Tea party rallies against the IRS should wait until the tornado victims are taken care of.
The Fund does the right thing by pushing the Boy Scouts to lift its ban on gay members.
Giving an inefficient organization like the IRS more responsibility makes it more likely to screw up, not better able to solve this nation’s problems.
Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn wants spending cuts before aid is sent to tornado victims in his own state.
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