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.

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April 5, 2019, 3:36 PM EDT
Former Secretary of State John Kerry and Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland. (Photo by Mikhail Metzel\TASS via Getty Images)
April 5, 2019, 12:54 PM EDT
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. (Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images)
April 3, 2019, 3:48 PM EDT
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D). (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) 
April 3, 2019, 2:48 PM EDT
University of Jordan Prof. Ahmad Nofal. (MEMRI)
April 2, 2019, 3:58 PM EDT
High-capacity gun magazine. (YouTube)
April 2, 2019, 12:14 PM EDT
(Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images) While speaking to Catholics at St. Peter's Cathedral in Rabat, Morocco on Sunday, Pope Francis warned the crowd of about 400 people against seeking to convert anyone to Catholicism, stating, "Please, no proselytism!"
April 1, 2019, 4:55 PM EDT
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March 29, 2019, 5:26 PM EDT
(YouTube) A bill that would allow 18- to 20-year olds to carry guns concealed within city limits passed the Idaho Senate (28-7) last week and was sent to the governor to sign, which he is expected to do. The bill passed in the Idaho House on March 14.
March 29, 2019, 12:11 PM EDT
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March 28, 2019, 3:42 PM EDT
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. (YouTube)
March 28, 2019, 1:27 PM EDT
Attorney and constitutional scholar Alan Dershowitz. (YouTube)
March 27, 2019, 5:42 PM EDT
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. (YouTube)
March 26, 2019, 5:47 PM EDT
Alan Dershowitz. (YouTube)
March 26, 2019, 3:18 PM EDT
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) (U.S. Congress)
March 25, 2019, 12:04 PM EDT
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) (YouTube)
March 22, 2019, 4:10 PM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
March 22, 2019, 11:56 AM EDT
Frank Gaffney. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
March 21, 2019, 12:46 PM EDT
Veteran journalist Ted Koppel. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images for Meet the Press)