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 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Nov 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Two days after meeting with GOP kingmaker DeMint, Herman Cain shows his love to the billionaire Koch brothers, while sex harassment allegations win him GOP hearts.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Sexual harassment allegations aren't the only thing troubling Cain's campaign--there's also the dirty politics of his campaign manager, Mark Block.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The ethical problems posed by Thomas' involvement in the Citizens United case hardly mark the end of questionable behavior by Thomas and his wife, Ginni.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

He's a dirty player on the Wisconsin political scene, and one whose efforts involve a web of entities and local groups.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Cain's campaign staff say he wasn't an employee of the Tea Party group founded by David Koch. But he did have a desk and an email address at its headquarters.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Perry was determined not to bumble, and came off looking nasty. Romney got rattled and put his hands on Perry. And nobody asked Cain about his connections to David Koch.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

As the GOP campaign progresses, David Koch, and his brother, Charles -- two of the richest men in America -- will likely be felt in ways large and small.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

After the spectacle of a weekend of Mormon-bashing by anti-Romney Christian evangelicals, Bachmann lays the anti-Christ trip on the only black guy in the race.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

At last weekend's Values Voter Summit, they came not to praise Mitt Romney, but to bury him.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Oct 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Oct 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Jones talked to AlterNet about the growing social movements for change, running real progressives in 2012, and how we can train a million new leaders.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Sep 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Sep 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Neither Romney nor Perry has done the one thing that truly excites the Koch brothers and their fellow deep-pocketed Christie fans: take on the public sector unions in a big way.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

For conservatives, Perry victorious would mean nothing less than the South as a phoenix in the form of an eagle, rising from the ashes of a short-lived and fallen nation.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Tea Party Express is not a grassroots group; it's a registered political PAC that funds right-wing candidates. And CNN is helping them.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

On September 11, 2001, I was lucky. I didn't lose anybody close to me -- except my country and the person I had been before.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's debut on the GOP presidential debate stage offered a scenery-chewing performance, and an enthusiastic reception for the executions on his watch.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

He's an unabashedly right-wing, cowboy-boot-wearing, twang-talkin' and farm-bred kind of a fella. But that doesn't mean he's stupid. Call it smarts -- cowboy smarts.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

He's anti-woman, anti-gay, anti-black, anti-senior-citizen, anti-equality and anti-education, and that's just the start.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

High-profile attacks on progressive reporting about Christian dominionism speak to the power of truth-telling.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Aug 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Though it has shaped American politics for the last 40 years, the religious right still baffles reporters.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The latest installment of Brave New Foundation's documentary series "Koch Brothers Exposed" reveals the Kochs' assault on public education.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Those who expect Edwards to play from the margins to which left-wing politicians are frequently relegated will find themselves disappointed. She came to get stuff done.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Aug 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Last night's recall elections were the Republicans' to lose. And they lost two seats, while Democrats lost nothing.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Remember when the Tea Party movement was supposed to be just all about the size of government, and not about those pesky "social" issues?