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

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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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Former New York Times and Washington Post Media Critic Margaret Sullivan says America faces a threat to democracy.

from To the Point

Two years after they fought for the right to live in vacant, state-owned houses in El Sereno, a group of activists are facing eviction. They hope to stay in the houses for good.

from Greater LA

Disney’s board of directors has ousted Bob Chapek. Former CEO and Executive Chairman Bob Iger will replace him.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

State Senator Scot Wiener has received thousands of death threats over the last few years. He says there’s little security for the majority of Congress members.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Historian Joel Beinin uses his personal experiences to paint a picture of Israel, past and present, as a country and an idea.

from Scheer Intelligence

LA City Councilmember-elect Hugo Soto-Martinez credits his South LA-based upbringing, union organizing, and time studying criminology at UC Irvine for giving him a different…

from Greater LA

The birth rate is the lowest it’s been in U.S. history. Meanwhile, climate change is a growing reason why Gen Zers and millennials are not having kids.

from Greater LA

A lifetime fighting for social justice, digital literacy, and access to information helped South LA native Tracie D. Hall snag the eminent Literarian Award.

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Panelists discuss the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s change of leadership and reforming law enforcement agencies, the rise of antisemitism, and the politics of the World Cup.

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