Stories by Alex Seitz-Wald

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Posted on: Aug 31, 2013, Source: Salon

“She fired a staffer with seven children, the eighth on the way, on Christmas Eve”

Posted on: Aug 7, 2013, Source: Salon

Education reformers rush to defend Florida schools chief, Tony Bennett, after he resigned in a pay-to-play scandal.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2013, Source: Salon

Sandy Hook conspiracy theorists aren't going to go away if we pretend they don't exist.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2012, Source: Salon

Prominent progressives fear the president has crippled Social Security in a "grand bargain" with House Republicans.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2012, Source: Salon

Tammy Duckworth speaks with Alex Seitz-Wald about her Republican opponent's attack on her military service

Posted on: Jun 11, 2012, Source: Salon

Mitt Romney has a long history of attacking firefighters and their unions, going back to his days in Massachusetts.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

Temperatures in most places are actually above average. Surprise, surprise.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

Tom Ridge, who served under President Bush, defended Napolitano, explaining that blame for the incident does not rest solely on her shoulders.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Just when you thought he couldn't reach a new low...

Posted on: Dec 2, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

"I may even coach wrestling. Hey, Indiana Jones taught school, too."

Posted on: Nov 19, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Just when you think GOPers can't get more disgusting, there's Steve Russell.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

This statement appeared to be too much, even for Glenn Beck, who replied, "Uh, I don't think that's necessary.