Stories by Amanda Marcotte

Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon. She's on Twitter @AmandaMarcotte.  subscribe to Amanda Marcotte's feed

Posted on: Apr 27, 2017, Source: Salon

Trumpcare 2.0 will make the opioid problem only worse by slashing the Medicaid funds that get people treated

Posted on: Apr 27, 2017, Source: Salon

Trumpcare 2.0 will make the opioid problem only worse by slashing the Medicaid funds that get people treated.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2017, Source: Salon

Trauma surgeons push for more research into the causes of gun violence, 20 years after such efforts were silenced.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2017, Source: Salon

A street brawl in Berkeley is proving a marketing coup for wannabe brownshirts.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017, Source: Salon

Beck and his partner, David Barton, are holding training camps to teach fake history to a generation of students.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2017, Source: Salon

Bills in five GOP-controlled states seek to protect abortion access from attacks by anti-science conservatives.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2017, Source: Salon

Like Trumpcare before it, a new proposal would give massive economic relief to the people who need it least.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2017, Source: Salon

Climate-change denialists were already terrible, but they've grown bolder and more bizarre in the age of Trump.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump and Scott Pruitt aim to gut the EPA's climate regulations—but environmentalists promise to battle in court.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2017, Source: Salon

What separation of church and state? Birmingham megachurch wants to hire its own cops, claims innocent motives.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2017, Source: Salon

A new poll finds white evangelicals are out of step with the rest of the country.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2017, Source: Salon

It's increasingly clear this administration has no respect for the law.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2017, Source: Salon

Despicable and unpatriotic tactics.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2017, Source: Salon

Journalists must report on the administration's many falsehoods—and find a way to do so that won’t backfire.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2017, Source: Salon

Under Trump and a GOP Congress, anti-choice activists don't need elaborate excuses to go after contraception.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2017, Source: Salon

Plenty of right-wingers want to sell off the wilderness, but they're getting opposition from unexpected corners.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2017, Source: Salon

Immigration, love and acceptance top messaging during Super Bowl 51, led by Gaga, Budweiser, 84 Lumber, Airbnb.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2017, Source: Salon

Historian Deborah Lipstadt wonders if Trump's troubling statement flirts with "softcore" Holocaust denialism.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's been attacking America's cities—and those of us who live in them—for months. Now we're fighting back.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2017, Source: Salon

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick sparks new "bathroom bill" and effort to curtail same-sex couples' rights in Houston.