Stories by Steven Rosenfeld

Steven Rosenfeld covers national political issues for AlterNet, including America's retirement crisis, 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: Nov 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The 2016 Democratic frontrunner turns to the right.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sanders stands beside the New Deal, Great Society and civil rights movement.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

They can't get on planes, but they can buy guns.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Republican party is filled with loudmouths and cowards.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A high-profile bipartisan effort contains fine print for helping corporate America face even less legal scrutiny.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

More evidence of the nation's new gilded age.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The presidential candidates don't know what they are dealing with.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sanders attacked her Wall Street reforms and donor base.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

An oddly unsatisfying debate in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

As the saying goes, cornered rats are the most dangerous—and that describes the GOP at this moment in history.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Compared to Europe, the U.S. is doing very little.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

All of the Republican presidential candidates on the podium would cut taxes, regulations and safety nets.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

More screenshots of Tuesday's vote count indicate massive vote flipping.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

America could join other nations and make voting easier.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Obama can take a step forward and reform Washington's culture of corrupt campaign money.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Screw affordable housing. San Francisco voters would rather have vacation homes.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A new video is released for a congressional briefing.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Charter schools have squandered or stolen millions of taxpayer dollars.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sanders' backers want a government that works. Trump's backers want a government that gets even.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Weeks of speculation end.

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