Stories by Steven Rosenfeld

Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America's retirement crisis, the low-wage economy, democracy and voting rights, and campaigns and elections. He is the author of "Count My Vote: A Citizen's Guide to Voting" (AlterNet Books, 2008). subscribe to Steven Rosenfeld's feed

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A lower court judge appears to be seeking a compromise for the presidential election.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Registering to vote has gotten easier, with more online options for voters.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Elizabeth Warren's US Senate bid was hit twice in past 24 hours.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Romney's tax returns raise serious questions about where his loyalties lie.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

After several bruising weeks, Romney stays with his core message.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Sep 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Obama now has more than 50 percent of the vote in Colorado, Iowa and Wisconsin, according to the latest polls.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

 

Take a few minutes to watch this video. Make it a viral hit. And then make sure your voter registration is up to date.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Johnson’s candidacy is heavily premised on cultivating wasted votes by wasted voters...but are people that stupid?

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Obama is pulling away from Romney in most national polls, and leads in swing states.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The time has finally come to debate and bury the Conservatives' true agenda for America.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Two court rulings in the election law world, one possibly helping Democrats and definitely helping the GOP.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A partial victory for voting rights activists as a lower court is told to look again at voter suppression issues.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

As the Romney campaign teeters, GOP kingpins win legal right to keep 2012's top donors' names secret.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Republican echo chamber has been resounding with public declarations that Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is failing and possibly doomed.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The real Mitt Romney speaks his mind; and he's as twisted as he is misinformed.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Millions of American young people have nowhere to go and nothing to do.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

No one plays the political blame game like the GOP and the finger pointing has begun.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Romney looks increasingly clownish as he continues his attacks.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A crusading journalist scores a big win for civil liberties in federal court.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Sep 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Why are we even surprised?

Posted on: Sep 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A Minnesota ruling could ignite secret campaigning. A similar ruling in Illinois went the other way, upholding disclosure.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Some of the GOP's tactics can be reversed. But not all of them.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The President’s performance at the DNC showed a new willingness to stand and fight.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

This fight over voting on the first weekend in November appears to breaking in Democrats' direction.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The predictions that Citizens United ruling would unleash corporate cash in elections is coming true.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The GOP's war on voting in this key swing state is getting uglier.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A future that freaks out prominent conservatives, and the stuff of progressive dreams.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Another big federal court ruling sides with Democrats and expanding opportunities to vote.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

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