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Washington, DC

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Slate blogger Dave Weigel talks politics with D.C.'s most interesting guests. Presented by GE as part of the #pressing program.

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English


Episodes

WeigelCast: Former White House Counsel John Dean

8/7/2014
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Slate senior political reporter Dave Weigel speaks with John Dean, the former White House Counsel to President Richard Nixon. Forty years ago, Dean resigned from his post over Watergate, even testifying against the President. Dean has written his third book about the scandal entitled 'Nixon's Defense.' The WeigelCast is part of the #PRESSING program, brought to you by GE.

Duration: 00:15:05


WeigelCast: Journalist Rick Perlstein

7/30/2014
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In this week's episode, Slate political reporter David Weigel speaks with author Rick Perlstein, who has been chronicling the rise of the right in American politics. Perlstein publishes his third installment, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, this week.

Duration: 00:12:22


WeigelCast: Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI)

7/24/2014
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In this week's episode, Slate political reporter David Weigel speaks with Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI) about his upcoming primary against Brian Ellis, accusations that he is "Al Qaeda's best friend," and the need for national surveillance reform.

Duration: 00:12:59


Weigelcast: Mayday PAC's Lawrence Lessig and Mark McKinnon

7/5/2014
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Slate political reporter speaks with Lawrence Lessig and Mark McKinnon, founders of Mayday PAC, the super PAC to end all super PAC's.

Duration: 00:15:45


Weigelcast: Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)

4/11/2014
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Slate political reporter Dave Weigel speaks with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) about her the U.S. Agency for International Development's Cuban Twitter program, her ardent support for the Cuba embargo, and supporting gay marriage.

WeigelCast: Veep Creator Armando Iannucci

4/5/2014
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In this week’s episode Slate political reporter David Weigel talks to Armando Iannucci, the creator of 'Veep', and a few more era-defining cringe comedies. Among the subjects of discussion – why politicians over-react to cable TV, why failure is so funny,

WeigelCast: Steve Beshear

3/23/2014
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Slate political blogger Dave Weigel talks with the Democratic governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear, about the Affordable Care Act and the legalization of marijuana. WeigelCast is presented by GE.

WeigelCast: Howard Dean

3/15/2014
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In the debut episode of WeigelCast, Slate political blogger Dave Weigel talks with former Vermont governor and former DNC chair Howard Dean. WeigelCast is presented by GE.