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David Weigel

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Recent articles by David:

The Trailer: Why conservatives want the court fight to focus on Catholicism

In this edition: The coming Catholic politics of a court fight, the latest ballot warfare in swing states, and the return of Iowa as a swing state. → Read More

The Trailer: The big takeaways from 2020's primaries

In this edition: What we learned from hundreds of primaries, an interview with a QAnon-curious candidate, and the war over Joe Biden's words. → Read More

The Trailer: The First State goes last

In this edition: Delaware's primary showdown, down-ballot races to watch, and the waning of third parties as they try to get ballot access. → Read More

Sen. Coons faces left-wing challenger, GOP picks its ticket in Delaware primary

Six months of partisan primaries come to an end Tuesday in Joe Biden’s home state. → Read More

The Trailer: Goodbye, Basement Campaign. Hello, Bubble Campaign.

In this edition: What the post-basement Biden campaign looks like on the ground, what happened in this week's primaries, and an interview with Bernie Sanders. → Read More

The Trailer: It's not 2016 for third-party candidates

In this edition: Shrinkage for third parties, another primary day in New England, and polls that will elevate the Democratic panic level from their usual 9 out of 10 to a solid 9.5. → Read More

The Trailer: Biden says most cops are good. Trump goes way further.

In this edition: Trump's Blue Lives campaign, the aftermath of the Massachusetts primary, and the moderators for this year's presidential debates. → Read More

The Trailer: Markey got the memes. Will he get the win?

In this edition: The battle for Massachusetts, the downballot races that could change Congress, and 48 hours of presidential campaigning focus on social unrest. → Read More

Sen. Markey aims to do the politically unthinkable: Deny a Kennedy a win in Massachusetts

The senator, who began his career before Rep. Joe Kennedy was born, is counting on his embrace of the Green New Deal and other far-left policies to propel him to a victory. → Read More

Twitter flags GOP video after activist’s computerized voice was manipulated

On the video, it sounded as if activist Ady Barkan, who has ALS, had persuaded Joe Biden to defund police departments. → Read More

The Trailer: The message coming from the Republican convention

In this edition: What we're learning at the Republican National Convention, what's happening in Massachusetts's Democratic primaries, and how Biden and Trump are handling the situation in Kenosha, Wis. → Read More

The Trailer: As RNC opens, Trump reboots his 2016 pitch

In this edition: The challenge facing this Republican National Convention, the anti-Biden messages bubbling below the surface, and the GOP messaging you may have missed in Charlotte. → Read More

The Trailer: The Democratic Party on display this week

In this edition: A very suburban Democratic convention, the lessons of the GOP's “counter-programming,” and the Democratic infighting over primary challenges comes to the home of the Kennedys. → Read More

Rep. Spano, facing probe of possible 2018 campaign finance violations, ousted in Florida GOP primary

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) had endorsed Spano’s rival, Scott Franklin, warning that the ethics woes of the incumbent could cost the party the seat. → Read More

With Democrats at home, a conservative super PAC comes knocking

Americans for Prosperity usually had more competition as it went around try to reaching voters. → Read More

The Trailer: The path ahead for Kamala Harris

In this edition: The path ahead for Kamala Harris, the big left (and QAnon) wins in this week's primaries, and a scandal in a Massachusetts primary comes apart. → Read More

The Trailer: Harris is the pick, plus what to watch in Tuesday's primaries

In this edition: The veep pick, everything to watch in today's primaries, a scandal in Massachusetts sparks a debate about sexual consent, and Andrew Yang really wants to speak at the convention. → Read More

The Trailer: The six political states of Michigan

In this edition: The first installment of our guide to swing states, the scandals turning heads in two Democratic House primaries, and whether a celebrity who's off the ballot in most states is really running for president. → Read More

The six political states of Michigan

What to know about 2016's defining swing state in 2020. → Read More

The Trailer: The left worries about a 'hawk' as VP

In this edition: The left's fears about Susan Rice, some good turnout news from Tuesday's primaries, and the debate about debating. → Read More