Latest from David Weigel

In this edition: Why no Democrat can afford to go negative, the conservative vaping panic, and the steak fry ticket primary.

  • Sep 19, 2019

The former vice president and the Vermont senator clashed in separate appearances before Philadelphia AFL-CIO members, repeating their debate disagreement.

  • Sep 17, 2019

In this edition: Mark Sanford’s lonely quest for the presidency, the fight over the Working Families Party’s endorsement, and why a Democratic congressman is bashing the “squad.”

  • Sep 17, 2019

The labor-aligned group, whose influence in liberal politics is growing, vowed to help the Massachusetts Democrat build a “mass movement.”

  • Sep 16, 2019

In this edition: Why Democrats are fighting about Kavanaugh again, why Beto O’Rourke is betting on gun buybacks, and why Bernie Sanders has become a feel-your-pain candidate.

  • Sep 15, 2019

In this debate day edition: What to look for on the Houston stage, the lessons of North Carolina’s urban/rural special election, and polls that will give Democrats even more to worry about.

  • Sep 12, 2019

In this edition: The risks of an anti-fracking litmus test, Elizabeth Warren endorses two “Justice Democrats,” and a two-year election in North Carolina comes to an end.

  • Sep 10, 2019

In this edition: New Hampshire turns candidates into pundits, Tom Steyer revives the debate about debates, and new polls tell us what to think.

  • Sep 8, 2019

In this edition: What the climate town halls changed for Democrats, a field guide to House retirement-mania, and the political gift the president handed to Democratic Senate candidates.

  • Sep 5, 2019

Night two of the second Democratic debate: Read our chat transcript

  • Jul 31, 2019
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