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David Weigel

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Recent:
  • Washington Post
Past:
  • The Independent
  • Nieman Lab
  • Slate
  • Businessweek.com

Recent articles by David:

The Trailer: What we learned about Gillibrand 2020 this weekend

In this special, shorter Martin Luther King Jr. Day edition: Gillibrand on the trail, the Democrats' secular holiday and the Larry Hogan fan club. → Read More

The Trailer: Who's afraid of the Women's March

In this edition: Democrats reckon with the activists who elected them, an open seat in Pennsylvania, and the question of who can and can't evolve without being called a flip-flopper. → Read More

The Trailer: The message of Julián Castro's visit to Puerto Rico

In this edition: Julian Castro hits the Latino campaign trail, Steve King's legacy lives on, trolls shape the 2020 primary, and a campaign logo that absolutely does not belong to Amy Klobuchar. → Read More

Democratic delegation’s trip to Puerto Rico becomes a target for Trump

“What I saw was an island that still needs a lot of help,” said Rep. Mike Levin as Democrats defended a trip that examined the continuing effects of Hurricane Maria. → Read More

The Trailer: Will Sanders's 2016 supporters rally behind him this time?

In this edition: The old Sanders magic, Tulsi Gabbard and her enemies, and the start of Castro 2020. → Read More

Left-wing group creates fund to oust Texas Democrat

Justice Democrats, which backed Ocasio-Cortez, now wants to unseat Rep.Cuellar → Read More

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii says she will seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for president

The congresswoman made the announcement in an interview for a CNN show that was to air Saturday, the network said → Read More

The Trailer: Kamala Harris's opening pitch

In this edition, Kamala Harris's book tour, Bernie Sanders's apology tour, and Tom Steyer's impeachment tour. → Read More

Bernie Sanders apologizes, says he didn’t know about $30,000 settlement of 2016 campaign staffer accused of sexual harassment

“When we talk about ending sexism, and ending all forms of discrimination, those beliefs cannot just be words,” the senator, a potential 2020 White House candidate, said Thursday. → Read More

Operative who led White House bid for Sanders would take smaller role in 2020

Jeff Weaver, Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign manager in 2016, is expected to take a diminished role if the senator runs. → Read More

The Trailer: On immigration, Democrats are the party of 2018 and Trump is the candidate of 2016

In this edition: Democrats welcome a fight over a "border crisis," liberals take a straw poll, and Virginia is already voting again. → Read More

The Trailer: What we learned about Warren 2020 this weekend

In this edition: What Elizabeth Warren says on the trail, what everyone gets wrong about Rashida Tlaib, and what Democrats are starting to think about tax hikes. → Read More

In Iowa, Sen. Elizabeth Warren tells a voter why she took that DNA test

The pre-presidential announcement stumble by the Massachusetts Democrat follows her to the first voting state → Read More

House Democrats plan to hold hearings on Medicare for All

Pelosi backs a goal of her party’s left flank. → Read More

The Trailer: A guide to 2019 and the Democratic hopefuls' visible primary

In this edition: The long, painful year ahead; the dwindling Pelosi rebellion and its meaning for 2020; the ramp-up to Warren in Iowa; and the return of Medicare for All. → Read More

The Trailer: Welcome to the 2020 Democratic primary

In this edition: The 2020 presidential primary gets underway, the left debates Warren versus Sanders, and anti-Pelosi Democrats get some primary challenge noise. → Read More

Both parties see little to lose and big points to make in shutdown fight

Neither Republicans nor Democrats seem to feel any urgency to end the latest shutdown. → Read More

The Trailer: Iowa's field of dreamers

In this edition: The other Democrats come to Iowa, the race for Chicago's mayor heats up, the Democrats get a debate schedule, and the lame-duck legislatures set the table for 2020. → Read More

The Trailer: Putting the 2020 Democrats into tiers

In this edition: Democratic candidates enter the tier-garden, Sherrod Brown talks GM and 2020, Gov. Phil Murphy talks gerrymandering, and primaries, primaries, everywhere. → Read More

The Trailer: A Texas judge calls the 2020 campaign to order

In this edition: A Texas judge blows up the 2020 race, Tom Perez scraps with Democrats who don't want a new data operation, and an Iowa poll gives us a little clarity on the next primary. → Read More