Stories by Rebecca Leber

Rebecca Leber is a research assistant for the ThinkProgress war room. She graduated from the University of Rochester and holds a B.A. in political science and English with a minor in economics. subscribe to Rebecca Leber's feed

Posted on: Feb 22, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

But Big Oil Exec Rex Tillerson is fine with hydrofracking when it adversely affects others.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2014, Source: Think Progress

Controversial photos emerge.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2013, Source: ThinkProgress

Montana judge has a history of leniency for crimes against women.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Spending time with family this Thanksgiving? Not if you work at Walmart.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2013, Source: Think Progress

8 of 10 of those gunshot wounds were caused by handguns.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2013, Source: Think Progress

A former Wall Street Journal meteorologist explains why he decided to stop flying.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2013, Source: ThinkProgress

Kids as young as age seven were found with guns at school.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Just a few examples of how Republicans have gotten in their own way of appealing to Hispanic, black, Asian, and gay Americans.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2013, Source: Think Progress

The deputies reportedly fired about seven shots at the unarmed man.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: ThinkProgress

He also claimed that the majority of undocumented immigrants are “130-pound” drug runners with “calves the size of cantaloupes.”

Posted on: Jul 5, 2013, Source: Think Progress

He had wanted to organize an armed watch on Washington, but plans kind of fell through.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Where's the outrage over this story?

Posted on: Jun 14, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Could you eat off $4.50 a day?

Posted on: Jun 11, 2013, Source: Think Progress

This ordeal is common for victims of sexual assault.

Posted on: May 28, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Zimmerman has dropped his Stand Your Ground defense, but he will still argue he acted in self defense when he shot the unarmed teen on the street of a gated community.

Posted on: May 21, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Inhofe is singing a different tune now.

Posted on: May 15, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Mahatma would be turning over in his grave.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2013, Source: ThinkProgress

Reports of Border Patrol abuse are widespread, but in cases where lethal force is used, criminal charges against agents are extremely rare.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2013, Source: Think Progress

What could go wrong?

Posted on: Feb 12, 2013, Source: Climate Progress

Although Rubio was dubbed by TIME magazine a “new voice of the GOP,” the presidential hopeful sounds no different from the old party.