David Weigel, Washington Post

David Weigel

Washington Post

Washington, DC, United States

Contact David

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Washington Post
  • The Independent
  • Nieman Lab
  • Slate
  • Businessweek.com

Recent articles by David:

The Trailer: What we learned about Buttigieg 2020 this weekend

In this edition: The Pete Buttigieg moment, the Mueller report and voters, and not quite an AIPAC boycott. → Read More

At campaign events, candidates aren’t only ones with opinions on Mueller report

Attendees are putting their own spin on what they hope the special counsel’s report contains. → Read More

The Trailer: What we learned about Beto for America this week

In this edition: Beto on the trail, Seth Moulton looking for an opening, and the return of Mike Gravel. → Read More

The Trailer: 'I'm not a socialist': What House Democrats are saying (and hearing) back home

In this edition: The House's moderate Democrats look at 2020, Florida re-re-re-considers felon voting, and abortion kind of, sort of enters the presidential debate. → Read More

Hoping for a fresh start, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand releases video, plans rally at Trump hotel

The New York senator’s presidential campaign has suffered under the onslaught of candidates, including some female colleagues. → Read More

The Trailer: Joe Biden has friends in Delaware. Can he make a convincing case elsewhere?

Delaware wants Joe Biden to run again, the Green New Deal debate goes nowhere, and the Democratic primary may or may not be a total disaster. → Read More

He’s running — almost. Joe Biden gets ahead of himself in Saturday speech, to cheers from the crowd.

At a Delaware homecoming, the former vice president cited danger in President Trump’s policies and his demonizing of opponents. → Read More

The Trailer: What Beto O'Rourke's entry means for the 2020 race

In this edition: Betomania, bad polls for every Democrat, and presidential candidates voting to take their own (theoretical) power away. → Read More

The Trailer: Jay Inslee is cheerfully campaigning and issuing apocalyptic warnings

In this edition: Inslee on the trail, Biden on a high, and the first real skirmish of the Democratic primaries. → Read More

The Trailer: At SXSW, Democrats put Big Tech on trial

In this edition: Democrats take it to the tech industry, Bill Weld ambles toward history, and the ACLU makes a big election investment. → Read More

Sen. Sherrod Brown, Democrat from Ohio, won’t run for president

Brown had been campaigning in early states, arguing that he could lure back the blue-collar Democrats who flipped to Donald Trump in 2016. → Read More

The Trailer: Labor has high expectations for 2020 Democrats

In this edition: Unions face a tough 2020 choice, Democrats bail on Fox, and Kentucky gets redder. → Read More

The Trailer: Democrats aren't worried about 'electability.' Why not?

In this edition: The "electability" ruse, the first 2020 super PAC controversy, and a Democratic brawl over AIPAC. → Read More

John Hickenlooper, former Colorado governor, joins Democrats’ 2020 slate

Until recently, Hickenlooper, who presided over steady economic growth and the legalization of marijuana, said he saw little path to the presidency. → Read More

The Trailer: What Bernie Sanders brings into his second bid

In this edition: Bernie Sanders is back, CPAC is over, and socialism never goes away. → Read More

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee joins 2020 Democratic presidential field

In launching his bid, Inslee said he is the only candidate who will make combating climate change the nation’s top priority. → Read More

Booker and four 2020 presidential rivals endorse marijuana legalization

Every Democrat currently seeking the presidency supports changing drug law. → Read More

The Trailer: At CPAC, it's their way or the socialist way

In this edition: Socialism and CPAC, a Democratic debacle in Connecticut, and some long-overdue elections in North Carolina. → Read More

The Trailer: What these campaign finance pledges really mean

In this edition: Campaign cash pledges a-go-go, a bad poll for Anonymous Independent Candidate, and the reparations fight no Democrat wanted. → Read More

Sen. Bernie Sanders will seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020

The independent from Vermont, the runner-up to Hillary Clinton in 2016, faces a diverse field of announced candidates, many of whom have adopted the policies that set him apart in his last campaign → Read More