David Weigel

David Weigel appears in the following:

The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock

Thursday, June 15, 2017

"Prog Rock" or progressive rock is a morphing of classical, rock, and improvisational sound. A new book explores how the genre has changed since the 1960s. 

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Democracy Debrief: Redistricting

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Our series continues with a look at how redistricting, or gerrymandering, contributes to political polarization.

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What We Know About Steve Bannon

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's picks for his transition team create more questions than they answer.

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Understanding Identity Politics in Trump Country

Monday, August 22, 2016

The truth is that there is no clear picture of a Trump supporter. 

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Monday Morning Politics: News from the Campaign Trail

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Washington Post's David Weigel gives a round-up of national political news.

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Conservatives on Ferguson

Friday, December 05, 2014

Bob speaks with reporter David Weigel about how conservative media talk about the shooting death of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson.

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Shutdown: Day 4

Friday, October 04, 2013

The government shutdown continues, with lawmakers showing no signs of agreeing on a bill to fund the budget. Dave Weigel, Slate political reporter and MSNBC contributor, discusses the latest news, the deepening impact of the shutdown, and yesterday's shooting at the Capitol, in which a woman was killed by police after she tried to ram her car past security barriers.

We're continuing to gather your shutdown stories. How is the shutdown affecting your life or your work? Big or small, post your story below, or call 212-433-9692 to join us on air.

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The Legacy of a Filibuster

Friday, March 29, 2013

In early March, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul used a 13-hour filibuster to draw attention to the Obama Administration's drone programs. This week, Slate's David Weigel noticed that public opinion about drones has changed significantly since that filibuster. Bob spoke with Weigel about the connection.

Errors - Tusk

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How the Romney-Ryan Ticket Can Pull Ahead by November

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

We’re less than two months away from the day when we elect our next president of the United States and as things currently stand, President Obama holds a slight lead in the polls. In ...

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Does the South Still Influence the GOP?

Friday, March 09, 2012

The South has played a crucial role to the Republican Party for decades. Since 1996 every Republican presidential nominee has had some personal connection to the South. Furthermore, each of those nominees achieved their position by aggressively courting the Southern vote by reflecting their ethics and policy positions. Not so with Mitt Romney. Does that reflect more on the former Massachusetts governor's strategy, or a realization that the south may be experiencing a waning influence over the GOP?