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Dean Young

GOP Congressman Sworn In As Newest Member Of The House

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alabama Republican Bradley Byrne was sworn into the House of Representatives on Wednesday after winning a contentious Republican p...

The 'Obamacare Referendumb'

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

As for the Obama-hugging Christie, who continues to thumb his nose at the crazies in his purview, I can hardly wait to see him at the 2016 debates squaring off against what is sure to be a crop of deranged opponents.

Jason Linkins

6 Post-Election Narratives You'll Meet On Wednesday

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

By Wednesday night, Election Day 2013: The Foregone Conclusioning, will be over and you will be confronted with a fresh plate of piping hot media narr...

Republican Voters Reject Tea Party Candidate In Alabama

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Tea partier Dean Young has lost a Republican runoff election in Alabama's 1st district to fellow Republican Bradley Byrne. Young made headlines thi...

Byrne Wins Runoff For Alabama Congressional Seat

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Bradley Byrne has won the Republican runoff in Alabama's 1st Congressional District. With 91 p...

Byrne Wins Republican Primary For Congressional Seat

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Bradley Byrne won the Republican runoff in Alabama's 1st congressional district, defeating tea party-backed candidate Dean Young in Tuesday's election...

Congressional Candidates Face Off In Alabama Runoff

Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Bradley Byrne has won the runoff election in Alabama's 1st district. The Associated Press reported the victory. Byrne, a Democrat until 1997 and...

Republican Aims For Alabama Congressional Seat

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Republican Dean Young, who has made headline for his controversial remarks on gay rights and President Barack Obama's birthplace, is facing off agains...

Alabama Republicans Vie For Congressional Seat

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Two Alabama Republicans are battling in a runoff election to see who will be the GOP nominee in the race to represent the state's 1st congressional di...

Young Vies For Alabama Congressional Seat

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Businessman Dean Young is facing off against former state Sen. Bradley Byrne in a GOP runoff election in Alabama's 1st district on Tuesday. The two...

Byrne Vies For Alabama Congressional Seat

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Republican Bradley Byrne is facing off against fellow Republican Dean Young in a runoff election in Alabama today. The two are battling for the GOP...

Alabama Runoff Election Pits Republicans Against One Another

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Republicans Dean Young and Bradley Byrne are battling in a runoff election in Alabama's 1st district on Tuesday. The two entered a runoff after the...

Bradley Byrne, Dean Young Face Off In Congressional Runoff

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Republican congressional candidate Dean Young will face off against fellow Republican Bradley Byrne in a runoff election in Alabama's 1st district on ...

GOP Candidate Told Gay Rights Activists To 'Go Back To California'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Republican congressional candidate Dean Young, who will face off against fellow Republican Bradley Byrne in a runoff election in Alabama's 1st distric...

GOP Runoff Race Reveals Party's Internal Struggle

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

MOBILE, Ala. -- MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — To get a sense of the Republicans' internal struggle, take a look at a congressional runoff Tuesday in south Ala...

GOP Congressional Hopeful Claims Obama Was Born In Kenya

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Birtherism is apparently alive and kicking in Alabama. Dean Young, one of the runoff contenders for the Republican nomination in Alabama's first co...

GOP Candidate Wants His Opponents To Promise They're Anti-Gay, Religious Enough

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

Alabama Republican Dean Young, a candidate for the congressional seat of retiring Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.), is not a fan of gay rights. So, in an effor...

Ulterior Hands: The Poetry of Dean Young

Bobby Elliott | Posted 04.17.2013 | Books
Bobby Elliott

When people talk about Dean Young, they talk about how his poems are loved by a.) poets and b.) everyone else. I don't know if that's true, I haven't conducted a survey, but after reading Bender: New and Selected Poems, I hope that it is.

What I Learned at AWP

Ming Holden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ming Holden

"Active prayer": It's what I would term Claudia Rankine's response to a poem by Tony Hoagland that angered and offended many readers with a racist worldview and language.