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Dave Weigel @daveweigel Washington, D.C.

Covering politics for @washingtonpost. daveweigel@gmail.com, 202-334-7387. @CWAUnion member. Buy my book: https://t.co/qbUTkz3CBR (Avatar by @damnyouregis)

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@AntiFaHR3 "Down with autocracy," it's a 1917 slogan."Долой самодержавие!" is something more and more people are saying https://t.co/ho2vvxMV1mGood time to re-read "Four Amendments and a Funeral," a useful reminder (as @daveweigel notes) that @BernieSandershttps://t.co/8FHEoASRmm
Retweeted by Dave WeigelBiden's giving up the now-sort-of-traditional first 100 days address to Congress while covid has bollixed up the lo… https://t.co/xeCim5TGFyEmergency memo to all professional take-havers: start shitting your pants over Dr. Seuss.
Retweeted by Dave WeigelOne theory I've heard a bit on the right, both as a "they're hiding Biden" riff and "Biden isn't really president"… https://t.co/FEFvTvurTQThis feels War-on-Christmas-y - yes there are city councils that put up "holiday trees" etc but it never became an… https://t.co/7mp3ohB5DnThere's a long history of Republicans riding cultural backlashes to power, and Democrats getting caught flat-footed… https://t.co/E12WacqiSVLots of interesting details here on probably the most important intra-Dem dynamic of the moment. (Joe Manchin, plea… https://t.co/qP2otkgVxXFolks... https://t.co/LTCsCvtCGF"We have not seen evidence of that," FBI director Wray says in response to claims that "fake Trump supporters" were… https://t.co/6IL04ReRns
Retweeted by Dave WeigelDialed back through Right Side Broadcasting's CPAC stream to check something, and noticed something funny: They cut… https://t.co/agIq2Ye3pGvery interesting interview with an an Alabama Amazon union organizer https://t.co/nC2WAocmpE
Retweeted by Dave WeigelTom Cotton, who's sitting in Joe Manchin's seat because his mic wasn't working, jokes, "I'm tempted to announce the… https://t.co/ZYauF7ATRV
Retweeted by Dave WeigelAll that aside it's fascinating how little the $1.9 trillion spending bill animates conservatives. "The actual prio… https://t.co/NUSSHOBEQ6In the days after Sept. 11 attacks, Los Angeles’s mayor was stuck in DC. So the 28 year old president of the city c… https://t.co/qCP3HdOsnz
Retweeted by Dave WeigelHow it started, how it's going https://t.co/0KR9B7HX5zWay back in 2005 @mtaibbi had a very good story about Sanders, the House, and how you can use power in the minority. https://t.co/e3b6hcKRNcThe idea that Sanders wasn't a serious legislator was always specious. Rs held the House for most of Sanders's time… https://t.co/7iKBbdu4xBBest thing I've read about Tik Tok is @CraigSJ on how it's changed pop music: "A buoyant beat, deeply descriptive o… https://t.co/z8Fnaia5glTo be clear: I have a mustache, but I am AGAINST the Holocaust. https://t.co/m5az8sLill @chrislhayes @mattyglesias "opposing CIR would sink the GOP" = the GOP would suffer for opposing CIR, is my read. S… https://t.co/mjQF8E1qanGood stuff by @ccadelago and @RebeccaARainey about Biden's decision to break with his predecessors and support an N… https://t.co/v9aS9UdKck @Bernstein I found it bc a sketch group's video reminded me of the one that goofs on the "serial killer in hall of… https://t.co/e81FBucwhQGood news for fans of smart countercyclical economic policy making: Wyden, Sanders, and Brown are calling on Biden… https://t.co/vRkEQ8f0d2
Retweeted by Dave WeigelThis is priceless: after spending countless hours over two nights to decide whether to "rebuke" or "censure" Pat To… https://t.co/UbwM1EILMr
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @Bernstein When that show was on it was really on.It was one year ago today that I first realized that Paul Walter Hauser (tha God) is the fat guy in the Key and Pee… https://t.co/s6gGLCaBdhRahm Emanuel’s full time job now is using multiple national media platforms to make the important policy argument “… https://t.co/S915F9gv2T
Retweeted by Dave WeigelShout-out to my SiriusXM fans ("The coming dystopia will be a robust public-private parternship") https://t.co/kmkgSkU51k
Retweeted by Dave WeigelEvery time I go on media and say the obvious: outdoors IS safer with much less risk of superspreading (I don't know… https://t.co/s8bRn5DqFX
Retweeted by Dave Weigelhttps://t.co/S78q9A1kiR https://t.co/PxOr7q87oSThis is the most divorced house I’ve ever seen https://t.co/Ua3L6dkYxK
Retweeted by Dave WeigelI raged about this at the time but New York's early COVID response was poor. There were better governors and better… https://t.co/crUHXD6Cjs
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @abrahamjoseph @attackerman https://t.co/jCWYCjUfX9Big day in celebrity cannabis news: @Sethrogen’s weed company launched products in the US market. Jay-Z’s… https://t.co/RZxchMlcP2
Retweeted by Dave WeigelPerhaps this is why prior to the scandal you shouldn't have been allowed to interview your brother in a clear viola… https://t.co/xEDQVKWOQk
Retweeted by Dave WeigelIn the school district they accuse of "canceling Dr. Seuss," no Seuss books were banned. Literally none. All this A… https://t.co/2alqbyNZFi
Retweeted by Dave WeigelNo words. ❄️ https://t.co/GgIB6090iu
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @BrendanBuck https://t.co/grxcC8nhxh.@StateDept internships are unpaid. You shouldn’t have to be wealthy to pursue a career in diplomacy. I wrote a b… https://t.co/GyU9QTGkfK
Retweeted by Dave Weigelblanket GOP opposition to Biden agenda reflects same impulse as effort to curb ballot access for Democratic voters… https://t.co/breW1yZCn9
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @karenkho I'm going to get a bunch of folks together and write a letter about that.New York congresswoman calls for Cuomo's resignation. https://t.co/czGwCtrFhw
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @Bencjacobs @igorbobic @MEPFuller cc @toddzwillich @TheDaleJackson This story reminds me of the "Biden was creepy around me" stories in early 2019, which he survived.… https://t.co/RInF11oFC1https://t.co/P7NbTDDIdW
Retweeted by Dave WeigelThat's right. https://t.co/9ZEy8Fp8B1 @ronval912 @mattyglesias This is @RobGeorge-level punning. @mattyglesias It's not up to Waffle House to decide what the minimum wage is. The constitution reserves that power… https://t.co/DOT5LtV3QS @SirajAHashmi Blocking you just means they're on the list forever, that's the rule.it was nice of the governor to invite so many reporters to the filming of this video. we didn't get to ask question… https://t.co/OyZ99q40GQ
Retweeted by Dave WeigelBanning earmarks never got rid of wasteful spending. It's only gotten worse. It got worse because the earmark ban… https://t.co/Wwsync4U9J
Retweeted by Dave Weigeli need to start selling poor quality products and marketing them like this. https://t.co/0XPG6FoNbR
Retweeted by Dave WeigelRomney wouldn’t say what he was doing when he fell but he joked: “Oh my goodness. I went to CPAC. That was a problem.”
Retweeted by Dave WeigelNEW TP w/ @theodoricmeyer @PoliticoRyan Biden's entire approach to Harris is rooted in his own experience (and fru… https://t.co/5iea1Q0t46
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @chrislhayes https://t.co/8eW7R83rYbRadio nerditry: Washington DC's Department of Transportation operates a forgotten low power radio station on 1650 A… https://t.co/yiKl6AvOkC
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@daveweigel hey Dave, I wrote something on them last year that makes sense of what they're doing https://t.co/b7ihR9gci3
Retweeted by Dave WeigelThe treatment is taxidermy https://t.co/ZHiOTbb5Oo
Retweeted by Dave WeigelSanders tells @bresreports there will be a roll call vote on $15/hour minimum wage. ~12 Senate Ds right now are not… https://t.co/jbt8NtaANW
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @akmattos Story of my lifeLast week @SophiaBollag and I took a look at out-of-state contributions to #RecallGavinNewsom. There's donors in n… https://t.co/262UOjEcKU
Retweeted by Dave WeigelEven more endorsements for @SusanWrightTX6 today in #TX06. A crowded race could put this seat under threat but hund… https://t.co/99hTHd3TTZ
Retweeted by Dave WeigelIf you paid more attention to Donald Trump's speech last night than to Joe Biden's, then you don't have your eye on… https://t.co/74zngM7wVO
Retweeted by Dave WeigelMarch 1st 2020 vs March 1st 2021 https://t.co/BiSehH7TyO
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @TheCinemaTicket https://t.co/Tb1PLw4ZTK"I would come back to Fox. No, I probably wouldn't. Not full time, no." CPAC attendees I spoke to have complicated… https://t.co/wiAzCOHBIK
Retweeted by Dave WeigelWe have contacted every Senate Dem office now to ask if they support overriding their unelected parliamentarian in… https://t.co/BL9EmZrBUf
Retweeted by Dave WeigelWhy does Australia's Murdoch channel have so much "Biden's brain don't work" commentary? Is there no news left in A… https://t.co/VhwLtCeRCkIt's lunacy. Took all weekend to think of what it reminded me of - the morons who thought the Shanksville PA 9/11 m… https://t.co/vynQwVQS8ZJeb! endorses the Georgia election rule changes. https://t.co/kHTq0WbtCL
Retweeted by Dave Weigel#BREAKING: Ranking Member @Jim_Jordan calls on @RepJerryNadler to hold first full committee hearing on “cancel cult… https://t.co/SwZ0ZCFzEg
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @CodecMendoza I hate this content.very normal https://t.co/orYOAzQRy0HB 531 passes 97-72, which would limit absentee drop boxes, shorten the window to request absentee applications, se… https://t.co/JEMOVoipFL
Retweeted by Dave Weigel @davesmith3 @jdawsey1 I worked with him at Bloomberg and am depressed with what he’s reduced himself to.I miss Vine but appreciate how Twitter kept the looping feature. We just need someone to tweet the “Back at it agai… https://t.co/p83IUQsLXe @SwingStatement @seungminkim I beg you to let this go @jdawsey1 And I’m not one of those “he did not say SIR, THAT IS UNTRUE” people. One example: Why ask about Cheney,… https://t.co/pPAERXrREJ @IsaacDovere @Bencjacobs @jdawsey1 C-, D+, A- @jdawsey1 Masterclass here in how not to make news or follow upunpaid internships? can white ppl say the n word?? 2014 twitter is back babyyy
Retweeted by Dave WeigelNguyen researched cases sent for prosecution from the State Election Board in last decade: "I cannot find one sing… https://t.co/fnkRqnEhgO
Retweeted by Dave WeigelA related issue is that if you poll "$1,400 per person checks" vs “$5,600 checks for a family of four” the one with… https://t.co/QFOCw1U5Z9
Retweeted by Dave WeigelDon't mind if I don't! https://t.co/MbJKGphflA
Retweeted by Dave WeigelI would say I’m surprised that Mr. Ngo took a random tweet, removed the context (QAnon rallies in more than 200 mos… https://t.co/vQc9TpX0d0
Retweeted by Dave Weigelyer man at the beginning of Fiddler on The Roof is like "in this town? we're all as fucked up as a Fiddler On The R… https://t.co/yheKLlP8eQ
Retweeted by Dave WeigelThis piece does a good job capturing the mix of pro & anti-union views held by workers at Amazon in Bessemer, Alaba… https://t.co/z7yaFtxsdu
Retweeted by Dave WeigelSchumer says Senate will take up covid relief bill "this week"
Retweeted by Dave Weigel.@markzbarabak has been writing about state and national politics for The Times for nearly 25 years. Now, he's our… https://t.co/jInw1Lfnnf
Retweeted by Dave WeigelThis is insane. https://t.co/iye4eSlB7W
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Retweeted by Dave Weigel @maggieNYT I love how unfalsifiable this is. “They were very slow to the mark.” Okay. So why wasn’t anybody else faster?Substack really becoming the farm upstate for writers I thought I'd never hear from again
Retweeted by Dave WeigelWorth noting unlike other 2024 hopefuls, Haley has a unique challenge. One of the Republicans to vote to impeach, T… https://t.co/NWmnOZ668U
Retweeted by Dave WeigelCoincidentally, the Washington Post did ask Republican senators about the offensive tweets from Anthony Tata ...… https://t.co/Nb0AKIudOU
Retweeted by Dave WeigelI am tired of movies I have not seen winning awards. Where are the awards for the first half of a torrented .avi of Blade
Retweeted by Dave WeigelTed Cruz isn't happy that Merrick Garland wouldn't meet with Republican senators.👀
Retweeted by Dave Weigelbeyond "pay interns" i think some folks retain too much pride in being exploited in work i remember once thinking… https://t.co/xq6aT4Rpfj
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