Stories by Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is a columnist at The American Prospect, and AlterNet's former Washington bureau chief. subscribe to Adele M. Stan's feed

Posted on: Dec 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

After a White House meeting, Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to work to hammer out a deal before the New Year's witching hour.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

When 'Meet the Press' host Gregory displayed an empty ammo magazine to the cameras in his D.C. TV studio, the local police sicced investigators on him.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Is the writing on the wall for Speaker Boehner?

Posted on: Dec 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In his first appearance since the Sandy Hook shootings, NRA leader Wayne LaPierre rolled out a program to help schools arm "good guys," blaming gun-free school zones, video games and Obama for the tragedy.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Give Christmas the heave ho-ho!

Posted on: Dec 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Across the nation, the rush is on to grab assault rifles and large-capacity magazines -- even in Connecticut.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

At a rally called by CREDO Action in the wake of the mass killing of children in Newtown, Conn., progressives demanded changes to the nation's gun laws.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Before the official count of the dead in the Sandy Hook massacre was released, right-wingers bitterly promoted their guns and religion as the solution.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A law that seemed to happen overnight was actually years in the making, but Gov. Snyder's election-year fear of a Koch-funded group may have tipped the balance.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Education activist Sabrina Joy Stevens, a former teacher in the Denver school system, tells right-wing, would-be policymakers how their agenda is destructive to education.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The NAACP's youngest-ever president talks to AlterNet about voter suppression, fighting the right and building coalitions.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Retailers look away as the Bangladeshi government stalks, batters and kills seamstresses and labor activists.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

With its own workers standing up against poverty wages and exploitation, Walmart is siccing the cops on past and present employees, allegedly on false pretenses.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Democracy saved (for now), a record number of women senators, queer women arrive, marriage for everybody gains ground, marijuana sanity -- plus that stinkin' election is finally over.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's too right-wing. Or not conservative enough. It could be the contempt for voters, or being the Party of Stupid. One thing's for sure: Everybody hates Karl Rove.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The president addressed climate change, immigration and job creation, and issued a warning to two top GOP senators.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In a defiant set of remarks, the president told middle-class citizens that the only hold-up to the extension of their tax cuts was in the House of Representatives. Then he held up his pen.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

From shortened early voting hours in Ohio to mayhem in Florida, voters held their ground for hours, demanding their right to vote -- in record numbers.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

To win the presidency, the GOP must win Virginia. The candidate's final stop in the commonwealth showed how women hold the keys to the outcome, as he sought to win them with lies.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In a conference call to activists of Ralph Reed's Faith and Freedom Coalition, the Republican vice presidential hopeful painted the president as dangerous to the Christian faith.