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Adele M. Stan is AlterNet's senior Washington editor. Follow her on Twitter @addiestan.
5 Reasons Why Obama's Attack on Bain Is Good For America
Posted on: May 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Even if the Obama campaign's anti-Bain offensive is nothing more than a bid to ensure a win for its candidate, in the long run, the campaign is doing America a service.
Does Ron Paul Plan to Turn the GOP Convention into a Food Fight?
Posted on: May 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The Ron Paul campaign's latest hijinks have Mitt Romney operatives in a tizzy.
Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello on May Day 'Guitarmy' and the Occupy Spring
Posted on: May 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Morello says working-class folk and union people shouldn't just fight bad legislation -- they should put forward their own agenda for a better world.
After a Generation of Extremism, Phyllis Schlafly Still a Leading General in the War on Women
Posted on: Apr 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet
At 87, Schlafly is still on the warpath, gracing any podium that will have her with a font of barbed quips, bad facts and bitter resentment.
The Corporate Media's Outrageous Double Standard on Romney and Ted Nugent
Posted on: Apr 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Mitt Romney's campaign welcomed the endorsement of a washed-up rock-n-roller who said President Obama could "suck on my machine gun." Where's the outrage?
Did Religious Right Leaders Spike Santorum's Campaign?
Posted on: Apr 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Romney and Santorum huddled with religious-right leaders over Easter week. Did those meetings determine Santorum's fate?
6 Reasons the Koch Brothers Had a Very Bad Week
Posted on: Apr 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet
An FBI investigation, a new documentary, and a negative court ruling: here's a look inside the Kochs' worst week in a while.
3 Shady Things the Koch Brothers Have Been Up To That the Media Ignore
Posted on: Mar 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet
To the corporate media, the machinations of the 1 percent's most infamous poster boys might look like old news. But for regular Americans, it's a fight for their lives.
Romney Banks on Voters' Stupidity After Illinois Win
Posted on: Mar 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Santorum celebrated his defeat by denying climate change. Romney celebrated his win with a lightbulb lie. And a prominent pollster said voters are stupid. Pattern?
Birthers, Racists, Sexists and Homophobes: 13 Toxic Endorsers of GOP Presidential Candidates
Posted on: Mar 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet
What's stunning about this year's crop of endorsers is the torrent of venom, mendacity and absurdity that spills from their mouths and pens.
Does the Right Really Want to Beat Obama? Maybe Not
Posted on: Mar 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet
With the outcome of Super Tuesday a jumbled mess, why haven't the sugar daddies of the right come together to anoint an opponent to Obama?
Banned! AIPAC Bars AlterNet From Covering Its Big Conference
Posted on: Mar 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet
I'm just a campaign-trail reporter trying to cover a big event in the U.S. presidential campaign at which four candidates will speak. But I'm banned without explanation.
UPDATED: Romney Ekes Out Michigan Win, But Santorum Expects Tie in Delegate Count
Posted on: Feb 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Romney claimed victory in his must-win native state of Michigan, but as a weakened candidate with a narrow margin. Arizona was kinder to him.
9 Santorum Speeches That Make Me Want to Throw Up
Posted on: Feb 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The thought of living under a neo-theocracy makes me kind of queasy.
Agenda for the Dark Ages: GOP Frontrunner Rick Santorum's 5 Most Extremist Themes
Posted on: Feb 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet
If Santorum gets to bear the standard for the GOP, the party moves even further to the right. Here's a taste of what's on that plate.
Has Obama Exposed the Powerlessness of the US Bishops?
Posted on: Feb 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet
With Catholic leaders and churchgoers turning their backs on the bishops, the men who rule the church are watching their political power wane.
The 5 Stupidest Things GOP Presidential Candidates Said...In Just One Day
Posted on: Feb 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet
We expect the climate denial and the race-baiting. But what was surprising was the sheer stupidity of some of the candidates' assertions at CPAC.
Knocked Up: Republican Presidential Candidates' Plan for American Women
Posted on: Feb 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Birth control is under attack by all of the candidates competing for the Republican presidential nomination.
In Florida Romney Trounces Competitors, But Gingrich Steals Thunder With Bizarre Speech
Posted on: Jan 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet
In what may go down in history as one of the weirdest post-primary speeches ever, Gingrich seems to declare war on the Republican Party.
Obama's State of the Union Plays to His Base -- But Not Everything Was Worth Cheering
Posted on: Jan 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet
In his State of the Union message, Obama succeeded in painting the GOP as obstructionist, and came down hard on the banks.
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