Stories by Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is a journalist based in Washington, D.C., who specializes in covering the intersection of religion and politics. She is RH Reality Check's senior Washington correspondent. subscribe to Adele M. Stan's feed

Posted on: Nov 27, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The economic meltdown has hit non-college grads much harder than the educated. And conservatives are very good at exploiting their anger and unease.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Harry Reid may have gotten the Senate to move his health-care bill forward, but a handful of conservative Democrats could still keep the bill from getting a final vote.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

First they threatened to take down health-care reform over abortion coverage. Now they're threatening services to the sick and poor of Washington, D.C., over same-sex marriage.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2009, Source: AlterNet

It took a virulently anti-choice measure to pass the House's health care reform legislation. Progressives are strategizing how to keep it from the final bill.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Just as the GOP candidate has for more than 100 years, Dede Scozzafava was supposed to win the congressional seat in New York's 23rd district. Then Palin stepped in.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Family has spent decades consolidating power within the GOP and may have come to dominate the party even among those who do not belong to the cult.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Tea Party movement has the juice as the religious right is on the wane. Survival may mean joining up, but that presents an image problem for Christians.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Baucus health care proposal is a terrible bill. And the Senate's foremost health care expert is having none of it.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The men behind the religious right make a comeback with the Tea Party movement.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

He was mentored by notorious racist Strom Thurmond, he's taken hundreds of thousands from the health industry, and "Joe" isn't even his real name.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

At a joint session of Congress that rang like town halls, Obama comes out swinging for progressive ideals; yet his stance on the public option still is unclear.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

How Americans for Prosperity, the astroturf group that organized town-hall thuggery, teamed up with Fox News to force out Van Jones.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

In his <i>Meet the Press</i> appearance, presidential adviser David Axelrod refused to say if Obama will trade away the public heath care plan.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

You thought they were just unhinged. But here's what they're really saying to the armed and dangerous.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Those raucous health-care town halls aren't over yet. That's where you come in.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Burrowing inside the radical right's gathering of astroturfers and mouthpieces, AlterNet Reporter Adele Stan discovers what makes the anti-health reform machine tick.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Strapped with a loaded gun, William Kostric carried a message from the GOP's "break Obama" campaign.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

How the health-care industry, the GOP and one media mogul made common cause with the anti-government fringe.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2009, Source: AlterNet

In response to protest letter from Women, Action & the Media, WaPo exec editor concedes process problem.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Media bigs seem to have reached the conclusion that hatred sells, so they're embracing their inner sexists and inner racists.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

At Wednesday's press conference, Obama said the "stars are aligned" for health reform and tackled the racial injustice typified by prof's arrest.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

If Obama and the Democrats get health care reform done, the Republican Party is finished in the next election. So it's pulling out the stops.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The reviewer finds herself surrounded, not by Jimmy Choo-clad starlets, but by flip-flop-wearing interns and men donning khakis and polo shirts.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Infamous Operation Rescue founder Randall Terry employs his gory protest tactics in Washington to assail Sotomayor's record on reproductive rights.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2008, Source: Media Consortium

The Values Voter Summit hawks a a box of waffle mix emblazoned with a cartoon image of a bug-eyed, toothy, dark-lipped Barack Obama.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2008, Source: Media Consortium

We all say we want to go green, but do we all see the same kinds of change when we imagine an eco-friendly economy?

Posted on: Oct 23, 2006, Source: The American Prospect

The anti-choice group Feminists for Life is dangerously clever and well-connected.