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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Recent Articles

The Little Picture: Repealing the ACA.


(Flickr/Steven Rhodes)

A woman protesting at Blue Shield in California. Republicans have scheduled a largely symbolic repeal vote of the Affordable Care Act for next week.

TAP's Take: Obama's Giffords Speech.

On this week's podcast from The American Prospect: Monica Potts, Jamelle Bouie, and Mark Schmitt talk about Obama's speech on Giffords -- and Palin's.

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Wisconsin to Make Voting as Painful as a Trip to the DMV.

From the look of it, there is simply no time to lose in Wisconsin to pass the most draconian and disenfranchising voter-identification law in the country (it surpasses even an extremely controversial Indiana law that requires voters to present government-issued photo ID). The new Republican governor in what's now an all-red state -- all three branches of the government are, after the last election, controlled by Republicans -- wants immediate action so the voter-ID law can be in place before the April 5 election for the state Supreme Court. Another, related bill would write the voter-ID law into the state constitution.

The Little Picture: The Verizon iPhone.



The iPhone. Today, Verizon announced it would begin providing support for iPhone; previously, only AT&T users were able to receive service on an iPhone.

TAP vs. National Review on Bloggingheads.

Executive Editor Mark Schmitt faces off with National Review's Daniel Foster on about the Giffords shooting and the state of political discourse.