Stories by Lee Fang

Lee Fang is a reporting fellow with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. He is the author of "The Machine: A Field Guide to the Resurgent Right." Find more info on the book at www.themachinebook.com. subscribe to Lee Fang's feed

Posted on: Jan 4, 2011, Source: Think Progress

Posted on: Jan 19, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

"We had to obviously take care of the people of Massachusetts who needed to stay employed," Brown said. Riiiight...

Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

Asked why he opposed the 2001 measure for rescue workers, Brown stated that he had his "own priorities first" at the time.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: ThinkProgress

Check out the real opposition standing in the way of clean energy.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

"I was there," she says, confusingly.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

That's on top of his $223,500 yearly salary. And according to some GOPers, Steele's escapades are at the cost of his real duties.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Can't you just feel the holiday cheer?

Posted on: Dec 17, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Can't we at least know who the ground troops are behind this effort to derail reform?

Posted on: Dec 11, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

You don't have to see it to believe it, but it's more fun that way.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Oh, boy, will this guy get an invite to Alex Jones' show.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

David Koch, co-owner of an oil and gas empire, has funded all of the major organizations dedicated to debunking the facts of global warming.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Part of the fury from the right against Graham is being spurred by the oil and coal industry.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) worked closely with Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) to orchestrate the anti-health reform rally today.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Astroturfing earns praise from the GOP rep.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Two intellectual titans meet on the field of battle.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

RNC Chair Michael Steele told Laura Ingraham: "The one thing I've always stated from day one is I don't do policy, I do politics."

Posted on: Sep 29, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

"It's time to get a jackhammer and simply chip that part of New York City," Huckabee told a cheering crowd on Saturday. "Let it float into the East River, never to be seen again."

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

A funny thing happened at Richmond Times-Dispatch "public square" forum when a House leader let slip key Democratic rhetoric on health care.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Watch Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), who today called for the "scrapping" of Obama's proposed overhaul, demonstrate the absurdity of GOP health rhetoric.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Just when you thought the Right's antics couldn't get more ludicrous...

Posted on: Sep 14, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Standing proudly on stage during the rally in D.C. FreedomWorks leader Matt Kibbe proclaimed ABC News was reporting that 1 million to 1.5 million people were in attendance.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

This Saturday, right-wing protesters will gather in Washington DC for a march to oppose health reform and President Obama.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Already, the health insurance industry has flexed its muscle to water down reform.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Despite McConnell’s demands that money stop flowing to projects, he's been a champion of the stimulus in his home state.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Big insurance companies are "poised to reap a financial windfall" for their efforts.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Students will be expected "to identify significant conservative advocacy organizations and individuals," like Newt Gingrich and the Moral Majority.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The Coalition to Protect Patients' Rights is being managed by the lobbying firm known as the DCI Group.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

The people's business is damn important.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

On Monday, Gingrich also accepted Sen. Jim DeMint’s (R-SC) view that blocking health care reform "could be" Obama's "Waterloo."

Posted on: Jun 30, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

No, we won't EVER get tired of that double-entendre!

Posted on: Jun 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

Speaking under a misspelled banner, right-wingers who want to make English the official language of the U.S. showed no sense of irony.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

State Rep. Cynthia Davis (R-MO) extolled the hidden benefits of child hunger.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2009, Source: ThinkProgress

One e-mail contained male chauvinist "jokes," such as an explanation that women have smaller feet to allow them "to stand closer to the kitchen sink."

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