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Alex Seitz-Wald is Salon's political reporter. Email him at
8 Juicy Allegations From the New Bachmann “Tell-All” Book
Posted on: Aug 31, 2013, Source: Salon
“She fired a staffer with seven children, the eighth on the way, on Christmas Eve”
Education "Reformers" Defend School Chief Caught Giving "A" to Charter School Initially Graded "C"
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.
Why We Can’t Ignore the Sandy Hook Truthers
Posted on: Jan 18, 2013, Source: Salon
Sandy Hook conspiracy theorists aren't going to go away if we pretend they don't exist.
Obama's Offer on Fiscal Talks Is "Insanity"
Posted on: Dec 18, 2012, Source: Salon
Prominent progressives fear the president has crippled Social Security in a "grand bargain" with House Republicans.
Child-Support Dodging Republican Denigrates War Veteran Opponent's Military Service--She Responds
Posted on: Jul 8, 2012, Source: Salon
Tammy Duckworth speaks with Alex Seitz-Wald about her Republican opponent's attack on her military service
Mitt Romney's Long Assault on Firefighters
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.
Fox Claims Minor Cold Snap Disproves Global Warming; People Who Actually Know Things Disagree (Video)
Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress
Temperatures in most places are actually above average. Surprise, surprise.
Ridge Defends Napolitano From Right-Wing Attacks: The Criticisms Are 'Misplaced'
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.
Glenn Beck Defends Founding Fathers' Decision to Count African-Americans as Three-Fifths of a Person
Posted on: Dec 16, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Just when you thought he couldn't reach a new low...
Erik Prince Quitting Blackwater to Teach High School History and Economics
Posted on: Dec 2, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
"I may even coach wrestling. Hey, Indiana Jones taught school, too."
Oklahoma Lawmaker Considering Bill To Opt Out Of Hate Crimes Act
Posted on: Nov 19, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress
Just when you think GOPers can't get more disgusting, there's Steve Russell.
O'Reilly Warns of a Coming 'Tax Revolt': 'Pelosi Will be Bobbing Up and Down in the Boston Harbor'
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.
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