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 21, 2016, Source: Salon

Author Ari Rabin-Havt explains how modern conservatism is built on an entire industry built to lie.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2016, Source: Salon

Limbaugh's radio show is on the rocks and his station is bankrupt, but the right will survive when he's gone.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2016, Source: Salon

Many "are ill-educated and have tattoos on their foreheads," O'Reilly said about African-Americans seeking jobs.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Most women hate Trump, but some are all too happy to go along with his ugly views on women.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2016, Source: Salon

One of Trump's best allies and surrogates, Roger Stone, is a major racist who used riots to help Bush win in 2000.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2016, Source: Salon

Mississippi is on the verge of passing a bill to legalize discrimination against LGBT people and anyone who has non-marital sex—seriously.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2016, Source: Salon

Anti-choicers are using Trump's comments to portray themselves as nicer to women, but in fact, they are worse.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2016, Source: Salon

According to a Gallup poll, Clinton’s supporters love her more than any candidate besides Donald Trump. But the media won’t tell you that.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2016, Source: In These Times

Clinton’s remark prompted a furious debate. Is there any truth to it—and why did she say it? Moe Tkacik and Amanda Marcotte debate.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump sneers at Cruz's wife, showing why he's not just going to lose female voters, but a lot of male voters, too.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2016, Source: Salon

Instructions to Clinton to smile more or pick Kasich as her VP are just sexism disguised as advice.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2016, Source: Salon

“Make America Great Again” is the Trump campaign slogan, but “It’s Payback Time” is the one driving his campaign.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2016, Source: Salon

What's going on in Republican-run state legislatures is just as terrifying as the GOP presidential race.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2016, Source: Salon

Florida just passed a major bill that would shut down abortion clinics and take away birth control

Posted on: Mar 2, 2016, Source: Salon

Sanders gambit of focusing his effort on white progressives withers as Clinton wins across all demographics.

Posted on: Feb 29, 2016, Source: Salon

Rep. Pete Nielsen denies that rape causes pregnancy, a myth that exposes the misogynist beliefs of anti-choicers

Posted on: Feb 24, 2016, Source: Salon

The religious right was formed to protect segregation, so it's no surprise they're drawn to Donald Trump.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's erasing doubt he can win nomination after South Carolina victory; Clinton squashes Sanders' hopes in Nevada.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's sketchy record on abortion might hurt him in upcoming primaries.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2016, Source: Salon

Scalia murder theories are no sillier than the "lame duck" arguments denying Obama's right to appoint judges.