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Michael Calderone

Slate's Dave Weigel Joins New Bloomberg Politics Venture | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.02.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– Bloomberg has hired Dave Weigel, a senior political reporter at Slate, for its new politics venture, which is being helmed by Mark Halpe...

Mitch McConnell's Tax-Cut Doublespeak

Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

Slate's Dave Weigel noticed a paradox at the heart of a statement Senator Mitch McConnell released Friday afternoon. McConnell was responding to P...

Arab Americans, Muslim Americans, & George W. Bush Central Speak Out: What Would George W. Bush Do?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Today, we are seeing behaviors emerge in American political life that violate the basic social contract of what this country is about and seeing too much of a tilt towards the possibility of mob rule.

Ex-Washington Post Blogger Dave Weigel Joins Slate

Yahoo! News | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Journalist David Weigel, who resigned from the Washington Post last month following a leaked email controversy, is joining Slate as a political report...

Axing the General and the Journalist: Was Their Privacy Violated?

Kirk Cheyfitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kirk Cheyfitz

The real question raised by Michael Hastings' Rolling Stone piece is this: where were the beat reporters covering McCrystal's HQ? If the general and his merry men conducted themselves so unprofessionally, why hadn't the press reported it earlier?

Sam Stein

Dave Weigel's Resignation: The Backstory And Meaning | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When he arrived at a party on the Huffington Post's D.C. office roof-deck on Thursday evening, Washington Post reporter/blogger David Weigel felt secu...

To Know What Rand Paul's Victory Means, Look to Pennsylvania 12

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Tea Party can beat their chests all they want about the "hugeness" of their movement's big victory in Kentucky, but all it portends for the party in November's midterm elections is Republican-on-Republican bloodletting.

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: April 6, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Calculated Risk has some great highlights of Bill Moyers interview with University of Missouri professor William K. Black that are worth reading. Her...

Jason Linkins

Ann Coulter's Past Fake Media Firestorms Remembered | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Griping about single mothers? Jiminy crickets, y'all! That claptrap was way more trenchant back when Dan Quayle was calling out Murphy Brown on teevee!