Latest from David Weigel

Meeting in San Francisco, party leaders were criticized for debate rules by moderates and for failing to agree to a climate-change debate by liberals.

  • Aug 23, 2019

In this edition: Democrats follow labor’s lead in Iowa, the debate-rules grumbling gets louder, and trans rights come to a Southern race for governor.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the current system.

  • Aug 21, 2019

In this edition: Why “impeachment summer” is going so slowly, how a recession could affect the primary, and the persistance of “Pocahontas.”

  • Aug 15, 2019

In this edition: Sanders’s beef with the media and the pollsters, an ad designed especially for the president, and the success of Tom Steyer’s buy-a-donor strategy.

  • Aug 13, 2019

In this edition: The Iowa State Fair aftermath, Tom Steyer’s Iowa debut, and the Iowa gotcha gauntlet.

  • Aug 11, 2019

In this edition: Democrats and the difficulty of “making it about Trump,” the state of the race in Iowa before the state fair, and a Medicare fight that’s going to happen sooner than later.

  • Aug 8, 2019

In this edition: The Democratic Socialists of America consider their 2020 options, the tragedies in El Paso and Dayton rattle the Democratic primary, and Mississippi gets ready to pick a new governor.

  • Aug 6, 2019

In this edition: Democrats after El Paso, the Cory Booker quasi-breakout, and Avenatti renaissance.

  • Aug 4, 2019

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

  • Jul 31, 2019
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