Stories by Steven Rosenfeld

Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America's democracy and voting rights. He is the author of several books on elections and the co-author of Who Controls Our Schools: How Billionaire-Sponsored Privatization Is Destroying Democracy and the Charter School Industry (AlterNet eBook, 2016). subscribe to Steven Rosenfeld's feed

Posted on: Jan 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A pattern is emerging: the president is presented with a draconian bill, and he signs on the dotted line.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A lawsuit argues that foreigners hold sway because they control Trump's loans, licenses, income and more.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The First Amendment will be tested as never before.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Teachers and parents rally to fight Trump privatizers and anti-immigrant agenda.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Party leaders step aside as ordinary people describe how the Affordable Care Act saved their lives.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Hail Mary suit seeks to stop Trump, elevate the popular vote and make Hillary president.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Is it a sign of Club Trump's ties with Russia, or a fantasy skit also serving Putin?

Posted on: Jan 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Speaking eloquently, Obama rejects Trump's politics.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

McConnell lies as easily as Trump, but knows what he's doing.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Robinhood in reverse: repeal and don't replace.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"Is there one senator who will join me?"

Posted on: Jan 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Grassroots see a party not rising to urgency.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

More evidence surfaces as calls mount to challenge congressional ratification of Electoral College vote.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

As in 2005, Congress may be forced to debate GOP-led voter suppression.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Frontline lessons from the Bernie Sanders campaign.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Immigration, women's rights, climate change, labor, gun control, nuclear treaties all imperiled.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The District 13 House will take creative resistance to the capital.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The electoral process does not empower the citizenry.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

We still do not know the extent of Russian hacking.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

It won't take an Electoral College rebellion, but an Electoral College miracle to stop a Trump White House.