Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone

Tim Dickinson is a journalist and contributing writer for Rolling Stone magazine.

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Friday, February 12, 2016
The Koch Brothers' Dirty War on Solar Power
fter decades of false starts, solar power in America is finally poised for its breakthrough moment. The price of solar panels has dropped by more than 80 percent since President Obama took office, and the industry is beginning to compete with coal and natural gas on economics alone. But the birth...
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
27 Shocking Numbers That Reveal the True State of the Union
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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Helpless in a Hurricane: Mitt Romney's Five Dumbest Budget Cuts
As Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast this week, the so-called "Frankenstorm" exposed the dark underbelly of Mitt Romney's plans to delegate core federal responsibilities to the states and to blindly impose a 5 percent, across-the-board budget cut to all discretionary programs " excluding military ."
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Saturday, June 12, 2010
The Spill, The Scandal and the President
On May 27th, more than a month into the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Barack Obama strode to the podium in the East Room of the White House. For weeks, the administration had been insisting that BP alone was to blame for the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf - and the ongoing failure to stop the massive leak. "They have the technical expertise to plug the hole," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs had said only six days earlier.
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Wednesday, February 10, 2010
No We Can't: Obama Muzzled His Supporters
"Staff are replaceable. A mass of dedicated volunteers is not." — David Plouffe As the polls were closing in Massachusetts on the evening of January 19th, turning Ted Kennedy's Senate seat over to the Republicans for the first time in half a century, David Plouffe was busy reminiscing about the glory days.
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Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Bush's Final FU: Last-Minute Regulations That Will Screw America for Years to Come
With president-elect Barack Obama already taking command of the financial crisis, it's tempting to think that regime change in America is a done deal. But if George Bush has his way, the country will be ruled by his slash-and-burn ideology for a long time to come.
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Thursday, January 03, 2008
The Iowa Caucuses: Five Not-So-Unlikely Surprises
The smart money - not to mention the latest polls - gives an edge to Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee in tonight's Iowa caucuses.But take a couple hundred thousand Midwesterners, pack them into gyms and libraries and town halls on a frigid Iowa night, add a heaping measure of peer pressure to the equation, and, well, anything can happen. Here are five unlikely results you that shouldn't be shocked to see when the final precinct tallies come in: 1) John Edwards Wins Going Away
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