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: May 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump’s political successes come from throwing out the rules, and saying what he pleases—now it's going to reflect on the party itself.

Posted on: May 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Cruz pledges to continue his crusade against "the tyranny of political correctness."

Posted on: Apr 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Protesting police killings, gentrification and lack of opportunity.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Key progressive primary candidate Donna Edwards loses Maryland Senate bid.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Sanders' hugely successful campaign might just have a lasting impact.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Will Maryland progressive Donna Edwards beat insider Chris Van Hollen?

Posted on: Apr 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Both frontrunners are hovering near 60 percent threshold.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Hundreds are arrested in mass action on Capitol steps.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The two candidates offer distinct visions of change.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Thousands of protesters converge on Washington.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The odds are not in his favor in an open convention.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Dems are forgetting how much nastier the 2008 nomination was.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Sanders' and Cruz's victories set up a big New York showdown.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Will wealthier Democrats support fundamental change?

Posted on: Mar 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Sanders: "It is hard for anybody to deny we have the momentum."

Posted on: Mar 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Strong words from the nation’s other most famous progressive.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The GOP Senate isn't budging and Democrats are unmoved.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Nearly 150 delegates are in play on Saturday.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Democrats have mixed messages. Republicans are gung ho for K-12 privatization despite huge flaws.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Bernie Sanders calls five-hour lines a national scandal.

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