David Weigel David Weigel

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. 

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Sept. 12 2014 7:24 PMCome and Take ItLibertarians fight for people whose property was seized by the police.
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Sept. 12 2014 1:32 PMRaised on SlateA history of my favorite magazine, and a goodbye.
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Sept. 12 2014 11:17 AMShould You Worry About Another Government Shutdown?
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Sept. 11 2014 4:59 PM“The World Is Exploding”
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Sept. 11 2014 2:44 PMIn Praise of Governors Who Are Having Trouble Winning Re-Election
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Sept. 11 2014 9:48 AMWatch Ted Cruz Turn a Political Problem Into a Pro-Israel Sister Souljah Moment
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Sept. 10 2014 4:55 PMAnd Now, Training the Syrian Rebels
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Sept. 10 2014 12:04 PMMeanwhile, in Scotland, the Craziest Election of the Year
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Sept. 10 2014 9:58 AMDemocrats in Close Races Voted to Condemn Obama Over the Bergdahl Release
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Sept. 9 2014 5:58 PMGaslighting Is Covered by the First Amendment
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Sept. 9 2014 3:33 PMNot Every Republican Thinks We Should Listen to Dick Cheney on Iraq
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Sept. 9 2014 10:54 AMThe Great GOP Birth Control Pivot of 2014
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Sept. 8 2014 5:18 PMThe Big Sort Fallacy, Continued
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Sept. 8 2014 1:38 PMIraq, George W. Bush, and the Second Great Mulligan
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Sept. 8 2014 10:39 AMDemocrats Currently Winning Every Blue State Senate Race, Losing Anyway
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Sept. 12 2014 4:56 PMDemocratic Voters Can Save Harry Reid’s Job, if They Just Realize That He Runs the Senate
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Sept. 12 2014 1:26 PMWe Won’t Have Rob Ford to Kick Around Anymore. (We May Have His Brother.)
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Sept. 12 2014 8:26 AMFinally, a Sandy Hook Truther You Can Vote for (if You Live in Colorado)
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Sept. 11 2014 4:12 PMCampaign Spin of the Day/Week
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Sept. 11 2014 1:17 PMThe ISIS-Bedwetter Watch Continues
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Sept. 10 2014 9:24 PMIraq SyndromeSome senators support Obama’s campaign against ISIS. Others refuse to fall for the hype of another war.  
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Sept. 10 2014 3:25 PMKoch Group Trolls Obama for Not Defying Republicans on Immigration
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Sept. 10 2014 11:17 AMThe Second Great Mulligan: It’s Catching On!
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Sept. 10 2014 12:53 AMNew England Primary Night: Cuomo’s Scare and the Roar of the Liberals
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Sept. 9 2014 4:50 PMHow Barack Obama Lost Latino Voters for the Democrats in 2014
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Sept. 9 2014 3:10 PMThe Progressives Strike BackThe left may not win this year, but it could be onto something.
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Sept. 9 2014 8:57 AMISIS Wins
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Sept. 8 2014 4:59 PMA Few Minutes With Scott Brown’s Primary Opponent, As Brown Tries to Stop the Super PAC Supporting Him
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Sept. 8 2014 11:29 AMRonald Reagan on the “Rather Destructive” Bias of Alex Haley’s Roots
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Sept. 8 2014 8:58 AMGerrymandering and the Big Sort Fallacy

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