Michael Barone / Politics

Are the Two Political Parties About to Crack Up?

America's two political parties seem to be coming apart.

That's in contrast to the relatively stable competition of the last 20 years, when Democrats have won four of six presidential elections and Republicans won House majorities in eight of ...

Obama Follows Polls in Foreign Polic

Polls show that most Americans wanted the United States to withdraw from Iraq. Barack Obama did indeed withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq, not troubling to negotiate a readily negotiable status of forces agreement that would have left a contingent of ...

Continuing Obamacare Growing Pains

Michael Barone will not have a column this week. The following column is by David Limbaugh.

While President Obama diverts the nation's attention with his other myriad scandals, the Obamacare Express continues to careen off the rails, ...

Democrats' Nightmare Scenario for 2016

Last week I set out a 2016 nightmare scenario for Republicans -- not one that seems likely, but one that can be extrapolated from current polling.

In that spirit, let me set out a 2016 nightmare scenario for Democrats -- again, not likely but a ...