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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.


With the revelation last night/this morning that veteran Democratic Senators Christopher Dodd(CT) and Byron Dorgan (ND) are not seeking re-...
  Permit me to borrow one our president's most famous turns ofphrase--Carrie Prejean's story could "only happen in America....
  The far right's latest attack line on President Obama is not assubtle as they think it is. By calling his administration's war of...
  Last night I attended a press screening of Michael Moore's new filmCapitalism: A Love Story. As with all of his films it made...
  In the wake of several new polls showing Barack Obama's lead widening inthe presidential race--which has been attributed to the...
  I never thought I'd say this--but thank God for Barbara Walters. I have been waiting patiently for the election's narrative to shift...
  I wake up this morning and The Today Show informs me that suddenly after a week of hearing about Obama's post-convention bounce,John...
White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan could not resist adding a little irony to the session where it was announced that he was being...