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 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.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2017, Source: Salon

We know the next four years will be hard. But the sheer number of people who came out Saturday brought us new hope.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: Salon

Many Republicans actually think women are better off than men in America—but liberals are fired up to fight back.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2017, Source: Salon

Any hope he'd be a terrible president who kept our democracy intact has sailed out the window.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's own rumor-mongering has made him vulnerable to the explosion of unsubstantiated rumors that in a more normal context would seem outrageous.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump loves to play the reality TV host promising next week's big reveal, but he never has the goods.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's scarily effective White House propaganda apparatus will work from the bottom up, posing as journalism.

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