Michael joined CNSNews.com in 2007. He has worked as a writer for The McLaughlin Group; associate editor of Human Events; editorial page editor of The Lima News; journalism fellow for The Phillips Foundation; editorial writer and national issues reporter for Investor's Business Daily; and editorial director of the Cato Institute. Michael's reporting has been cited/published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Post, The Drudge Report, the Mark Levin Show, Fox Nation, Washington Times, National Review, and Congressional Quarterly, among other outlets. His reporting has also been included in the following books: Unfreedom of the Press by Mark Levin;  The Vision of the Anointed by Thomas Sowell; The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism From West to East: California and The American Scene by Stephen Schwartz; The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors by Eric Breindel and Herbert Romerstein; and Sacred Secrets: How Soviet Intelligence Operations Changed America by Jerrold and Leona Schecter. Michael graduated with Special Honors in English (B.A.) from the University of Chicago. He lives with his wife, Claire, and their five children in Virginia.

My Articles

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Rev. Franklin Graham (Photo by David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)
May 6, 2019, 12:39 PM EDT
Rev. E.W. Jackson. (YouTube)
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May 1, 2019, 4:47 PM EDT
Sen. Maize Hirono (D-Hawaii) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) 
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CNN's Chris Cuomo.  (YouTube)
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April 30, 2019, 11:11 AM EDT
Pope Francis. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)
April 29, 2019, 3:13 PM EDT
(Photo by Benjamin Lowy/Getty Images)  If you needed another reason to love the fossil fuel industry, look at the pay that many of its rank-and-file workers earn at the oil and gas drilling companies and the refineries.
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Economist Stephen Moore. (YouTube)
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Attorney Joe diGenova. (YouTube)
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Attorney Joe diGenova. (YouTube)
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Ana Samuel (Witherspoon Institute)
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