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Adele M. Stan is a weekly columnist for The American Prospect. Follow her on Twitter @addiestan.
Hating Karl Rove: Not Just For Liberals Anymore
Posted on: Feb 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet
With his new Conservative Victory Project, Rove seeks to knock off Tea Party candidates in GOP primaries. Tea Party leaders are crying treason.
Grand Old 'Stupid Party' Unlikely to Smarten Up Anytime Soon
Posted on: Jan 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's prescription for the GOP is unlikely to succeed. Stupid is stubborn; it likes to stick around.
12 Ways Obama Smacked Down the Tea Party and the Right in Inauguration Speech
Posted on: Jan 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Reclaiming the language of patriotism, Obama then threw it back in the faces of right-wing Republicans to advance a liberal agenda.
In Historic Inauguration Address, Obama Takes the Fight to the Right
Posted on: Jan 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet
From climate-change deniers to Confederacy buffs to Ayn Rand acolytes, Obama had a smack-down for every right-winger.
Obama Calls for Assault Weapons Ban; Chastises Congress for Serving Gun Lobby
Posted on: Jan 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet
In a White House press event, the president called on gun owners to support gun control, called out opponents for ginning up fear, and signed gun-safety executive orders.
Obama to National Press Corps: 'We Are Not a Deadbeat Nation'
Posted on: Jan 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet
In his last press conference of his first term, the president struck a defiant stance, explaining why he spurned Democrats' pleas for an end run around Congress on the debt ceiling.
Is the Tea Party Over?
Posted on: Jan 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet
The answer all depends on what you mean by "Tea Party."
Labor Secretary Resigns; Obama's Cabinet Increasingly White and Male
Posted on: Jan 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Hilda Solis is the first Latina to lead a cabinet-level office, and a friend to workers. Will Obama replace her with a woman of color, or continue his trend toward a pale, male brain trust?
Senate Leaders to Work Through Weekend to Avoid Fiscal Spending Cuts
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.
D.C. Cops Take Aim At NBC's David Gregory; Gun Nuts Go After CNN's Piers Morgan
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.
Report: Right-Wingers Plot Coup to Oust Boehner As House Speaker
Posted on: Dec 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Is the writing on the wall for Speaker Boehner?
NRA's Bizarre Press Conference: 'More Guns Now!'
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.
How I Gave Up Christmas and Found Serenity
Posted on: Dec 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Give Christmas the heave ho-ho!
7 States Where Gun Sales Are Surging Since the Sandy Hook School Shootings
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.
Photos: Progressives March on NRA Headquarters
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.
7 Unhinged Right-Wing Responses to Connecticut Massacre
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.
How Michigan Republicans Caught Labor Off-Guard, Making Law Worse than Wisconsin's
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.
Watch: Teacher Infiltrates ALEC Education Meeting, Confronts Members
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.
NAACP's Ben Jealous: Koch Brothers Did Us a Favor When They Grabbed for Our Rights and Galvanized Our Community
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.
How Walmart and Other Huge Companies Support Horrific Conditions That Kill Workers
Posted on: Nov 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Retailers look away as the Bangladeshi government stalks, batters and kills seamstresses and labor activists.
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