Jacob Weisberg
Jacob Weisberg Jacob Weisberg

Jacob Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy. Follow him on Twitter.

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April 11 2018 5:12 PMRaiding Trump’s Personal Attorney and FixerMichael Cohen’s work for the Trump Organization has a long, sketchy history—will that now be a subject of the investigation?
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April 4 2018 2:28 PMSinclair’s Local News Propaganda BombHow the kind of news organization typically found in undemocratic countries is trying to gain power in America.
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March 23 2018 6:15 PMTrump Is Finally Getting the Team He WantsThe president is getting ready to go to war with somebody, but who?
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March 16 2018 3:49 PMRating the Trump–Russia AnglesWhat are we to make of all the breadcrumbs around the Russia investigation?
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March 9 2018 5:45 PMStormy Sues, Sanders Slips, and Cohen Tries Another FixIf Trump didn’t sign the Stormy Daniels agreement, is it still enforceable?
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March 1 2018 9:05 PMOverleveraged and Under ScrutinyCombing through the fallout of Jared Kushner’s downgraded security clearance.
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Feb. 19 2018 8:00 AMProject Lakhta and Russia’s Plan to Screw With AmericaA new set of indictments from the special counsel’s office lay out how Russia meddled in the 2016 election.
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Feb. 5 2018 11:52 AMAn Incomprehensible Dud of a MemoThere’s not a lot of substance to the Nunes memo, but Trump could still use it to go after Mueller.
Slate Money
Jan. 27 2018 2:02 AMThe Trump in Davos EditionSlate Money on Trump in Davos.
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Jan. 16 2018 10:50 AMHush MoneyPorn star Stormy Daniels alleges she had a yearlong affair with Donald Trump. What did she tell our host about it?
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Jan. 12 2018 7:10 PMA Dangerous, Bumbling, Racist IdiotYou don’t have to be effective to be destructive.
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Dec. 21 2017 10:27 AMStrategic ConfusionWhy is Trump contradicting his own National Security Strategy?
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Dec. 12 2017 5:39 PMYet Another Round of Attacks on the PressTrump’s latest barrage against the news media is deeply concerning.
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Nov. 29 2017 6:00 PMNixon’s Slow BurnWhat did it feel like to live through Watergate?
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Nov. 24 2017 9:45 AM“I Can Only Consider It a Form of Brain Damage”Justin Peters watched Fox News for three straight weeks. Here’s what he learned.
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April 5 2018 10:47 AMThe MBS-JK Connection Takes on the Middle EastThe Trump administration is in way over its head in Mideast politics. This is how disasters happen.
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March 29 2018 12:11 PMLiberal Democracy’s Misplaced Faith in the FuturePutin took advantage of the belief that life will inevitably get better for all in a liberal democracy.
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March 19 2018 1:49 PMJohn Kelly’s Power and FailureWhy Trump’s chief of staff has failed even by his own narrow definition of the job.
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March 13 2018 7:39 PMRex Tillerson’s Long GoodbyeWas the firing personal, or was it politics? More than likely it was a little of both.
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March 7 2018 2:36 PMDemocracy Gets a CheckupWhat’s fueling the global decline in liberal democracy?
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Feb. 27 2018 9:01 PMA System of SilencingHow Trump’s affairs could be used as leverage against the president.
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Feb. 9 2018 4:04 PMThe Partisan Attacks on Christopher SteeleRepublicans are trying to discredit the man behind the dossier. That’s troubling for the future.
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Jan. 31 2018 7:01 PMHow Paul Manafort’s Life UnraveledThe tale of a man who sought wealth and power and ended up in Robert Mueller’s sights.
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Jan. 26 2018 1:11 PMThe Davos ManAt the World Economic Forum, a bunch of the world’s elites laid it on thick for Trump and his administration.
Politics
Jan. 16 2018 10:10 AMStormy’s StoryDid Donald Trump pay a porn star to keep quiet about an affair?
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Jan. 10 2018 6:33 PMTen Hours of Dossier TestimonyIf you like the White House reality show, read Fire and Fury. If you want to get into the weeds of the Russia scandal, read Glenn Simpson’s 312-page testimony.
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Dec. 19 2017 9:45 AMThe Tax Bill ComethThe economic impact of the GOP tax bill.
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Dec. 6 2017 10:18 AMThe Russia Strand Trump Fears MostIs it the secret meetings? The dirty money? Or that rumored “pee tape”?
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Nov. 28 2017 7:52 PMThe Magnitsky Update, With Bill BrowderThe European Union needs to adopt the Magnitsky Act. Here’s why it will never pass it.
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Nov. 24 2017 8:00 AMNight RiderWhat can Robert Penn Warren’s first novel tell us about the Trump era?

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