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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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.

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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.

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