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 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump and Gorsuch pledge to follow in footsteps of arch right-wing jurist Antonin Scalia.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump said he felt "betrayed" by her stance in support of civil rights and the Constitution.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Will Senate Democrats echo the resistance in the streets?

Posted on: Jan 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"We are surprised. We are confused. We can't believe what is going on."

Posted on: Jan 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

ACLU goes to court and shows Trump can be stopped.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump's executive orders threaten civil strife on a scale the country has not seen in decades.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Andrew Jackson was an unrepentant slave driver and ethnic cleanser. Trump sees him as a fellow populist.

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.