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Adam Howard

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Adam Howard

Adam Howard is the former Assistant Web Editor of The Nation and currently the News Editor of The Grio.


News and Features

Five Democratic senators on the Senate Finance Committee helped defeat a public option; do they really think that will advance reform--or even their political careers?

President Obama brought the house down at the NAACP centennial celebration with yet another stirring speech on race. But if his deeds don't begin to match his words, he's going to have a lot of explaining to do.

If Letterman and Saturday Night Live continue to cast McCain as a liar, it could have a devastating impact.

Superhero-themed films are dominating the summer box office. Is it just about the bottom line or our national longing for genuine heroism?

HBO's Recount will bring back bad
memories, which is precisely why you should see it.

There's abundant compassion but a great deal of confusion about the
best places to send charitable donations to help the victims of
Hurricane Katrina.

NBC took offense when Kanye West took an unscripted swipe at President Bush during a benefit concert for hurricane victims. But somebody had to say it.

If everything goes according to plan, a voting bloc as influential as the religious right, but progressive, could be established.


Hope and fear are always the polar forces at work in Americanpolitics and this Texas-macho President has brilliantly orchestrated thenation...
The rhetorical war over immigration has suddenly become a ground war in Southern California. While some towns in conservative Orange County...
There is not a lot of debate anymore about the fact that Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is the loosest cannon in the arsenal....
In the March 27 issue of The Nation, Ari Berman writes of top Democratic consultants' strategy to either completely avoid discussing Iraq...
How many Americans would pledge to cast their votes in November only for candidates who want to end the war in Iraq? According to a poll...
The editors at the New York Times belatedly decided that SenatorRuss Feingold's censure resolution is front-page news after all. Onlytheir...
In a 1990 cover story for The Nation, Contributing Editor Kai Bird called Jimmy Carter "the very model of an ex-president." He...
Want another way, other than Bush's rock-bottom poll numbers, to measure the depth of the Republican crisis? Take a look at what happened...