David Weigel

Washington Post

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National political correspondent for the Washington Post; former reporter with Bloomberg Politics; former political reporter for Slate, covering conservative politics and the Tea Party movement; former senior reporter for the Washington Independent

David Weigel on KCRW

For the first time in decades, Orange County might vote for a Democratic presidential candidate.

Will the richest Congressman be jobless after election day?

For the first time in decades, Orange County might vote for a Democratic presidential candidate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mike Pence and Tim Kaine surprised the prognosticators in last night's vice presidential debate, introducing themselves to the voting public with a lively set of exchanges.

The vice-presidential candidates' debate

Mike Pence and Tim Kaine surprised the prognosticators in last night's vice presidential debate, introducing themselves to the voting public with a lively set of exchanges.

from To the Point

The Clint Eastwood-directed film American Sniper opened over the weekend and raked in more than $105 million, the biggest opening for an R-rated movie ever.

'American Sniper' Controversy

The Clint Eastwood-directed film American Sniper opened over the weekend and raked in more than $105 million, the biggest opening for an R-rated movie ever.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and battered the Carolinas, but what dominated the news cycle?

from Left, Right & Center

KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.

from Greater LA

Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

from To the Point

Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.

from Greater LA

Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book, “Talking to Strangers,” is out, while he’s hosting the podcast, “Revisionist History.”

from To the Point

“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

from Scheer Intelligence

Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved more than 800 bills.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Buckle up.

from Left, Right & Center

President Donald Trump holds a press conference.