Dave Weigel

Dave Weigel

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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New Marquette poll of Wisconsin primary, trends since February (when there were more candidates running): Biden: 62% (+47) Sanders: 34% (+5) Nearly every non-Sanders voter rushed to Biden in one of Sanders’s best 2016 states.

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Were Sanders to drop out now, he’d get no more delegates. Staying in gets him hundreds of delegates. But he also runs the risk of running badly behind his 2016 numbers, losing states he’d won before, which is not a fantastic negotiating position.

In fairness, it can take like 45 minutes to get there if the traffic is bad on I-75.

State unemployment websites are crashing amid record number of claims. From @cat_zakrzewski  @tonyajoriley 

every campaign and media outlet rebooking Milwaukee hotels rn


If Trump doesn't watch out, key Republicans may pronounce his comments "disappointing" before donating to his re-elect and voting for him.

There are no mass shootings in Japan because there are no video games there

Not many people know this, but Medicare-for-all is the only thing that costs money. Keeping a military presence in central Asia is actually free, thanks to a bunch of coupons the Pentagon cut out in the 70s.

"He’s not going to sign a bill that doesn’t have money for the wall... if he gives in now, that’s the end of 2019 in terms of him being an effective president. That’s probably the end of his presidency." - Lindsey Graham, January 2

Did you write this tweet between shifts at the steel mill

Attn trolls: It's not "doxxing" to identify people who appeared in public at a rally and have given media interviews about their beliefs.

Last month, Flake joined every Senate R to confirm John Bush, who wrote birther blog posts, as a federal judge.

"If the people who wrote this bill were proud of it, they wouldn’t be forcing this vote in the dead of night." -- Mitch McConnell, 2009

My brain keeps returning to the sentence “a transgender heavy metal singer defeated the author of Virginia’s anti-trans bathroom bill."