Gabriel Arana

Gabriel Arana is a senior editor at The American Prospect. His articles on gay rights, immigration, and media have appeared in publications including The New Republic, The Nation, Salon, The Advocate, and The Daily Beast.

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TAP's Take: Redefining Rape.

This week on our weekly podcast: Adam Serwer , Monica Potts , and Jamelle Bouie talk about Congress' attempt to redefine "rape," and the tumult in Egypt. Listen Now: To download the mp3 directly, click here . Also, if you just want the RSS feed, it's here . We're on iTunes! Click "subscribe" to the right to get TAP's Take automatically delivered to your iTunes library every week.

TAP's Take, State of the Union Edition.

Jamelle Bouie and Adam Serwer take apart the president's remarks last night in a special State of the Union edition of our weekly podcast, TAP 's Take. Listen Now: To download the mp3 directly, click here . Also, if you just want the RSS feed, it's here . We're on iTunes! Click "subscribe" to the right to get TAP's Take automatically delivered to your iTunes library every week.

The Little Picture: Rahm in Court.

(Flickr/ Joshua Mellin ) Former Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and Bill Clinton . Today, the Illinois Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments about whether a lower court erred in finding Emanuel did not meet residency requirements and could thus not run for mayor of Chicago.

The Little Picture: Bachmann Absolves the Founding Fathers.

(Flickr/ theqspeaks ) Rep. Michele Bachmann , who said in a speech over the weekend that while slavery had been a "scourge," the framers of the Constitution "worked tirelessly until slavery was no more in the United States."

The Little Picture: A Media Intervention.

(Flickr/ siobh.ie ) French reporters from France24 watch as Sarah Palin and John McCain concede the 2008 election. Today, Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank called for various media outlets not to mention Palin for the month of February.

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