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Peter Weber

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Peter Weber is a senior editor at TheWeek.com, and has handled the editorial night shift since the website launched in 2008. A graduate of Northwestern University, Peter has worked at Facts on File and The New York Times Magazine. He speaks Spanish and Italian and plays bass and rhythm cello in an Austin rock band. Follow him on Twitter.

Why Biden's Medicare drug price breakthrough is a 'BFD'
A pill bottle.
Briefing

Why Biden's Medicare drug price breakthrough is a 'BFD'

U.S. gas prices slip below $4 a gallon, AAA says
Pumping gas
What goes up...

U.S. gas prices slip below $4 a gallon, AAA says

Trump increased his legal jeopardy with law he signed in 2018
Trump signs legsilation
Petard-hosting

Trump increased his legal jeopardy with law he signed in 2018

The Daily Show cleverly illustrates Fox News double standard on FBI raids
Trevor Noah
Last Night on Late Night

The Daily Show cleverly illustrates Fox News double standard on FBI raids

Voters pick gubernatorial, Senate matchups in 4 states
Tim Michels
2022 Primaries

Voters pick gubernatorial, Senate matchups in 4 states

GOP Rep. Scott Perry says FBI confiscated his cellphone
Scott Perry
Pick your investigation

GOP Rep. Scott Perry says FBI confiscated his cellphone

Ukraine bombed key Russian air base in Crimea, official says
Blast at Russian air base in Crimea
Whodunnit

Ukraine bombed key Russian air base in Crimea, official says

Trump reportedly wanted generals like Hitler's 'German generals in World War II'
Trevor Noah
Don't Know Much about History....

Trump reportedly wanted generals like Hitler's 'German generals in World War II'

'Defund the FBI!' Trump allies are not happy with Mar-a-Lago raid.
Trump supporters outside Mar-a-Lago
Thin Blue Line

'Defund the FBI!' Trump allies are not happy with Mar-a-Lago raid.

Israel, Islamic Jihad enact cease-fire after deadly weekend of strikes
Gaza officials inspect building hit by Israeli strike
Peace a chance

Israel, Islamic Jihad enact cease-fire after deadly weekend of strikes

John Oliver explains monkeypox
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver explains monkeypox

What's in the Democrats' big climate, health care, and tax bill
Chuck Schumer
News You Can Use

What's in the Democrats' big climate, health care, and tax bill

How the U.S. killed Al Qaeda's leader, and no one else, with a flying 'knife bomb'
unmanned aerial vehicle
Briefing

How the U.S. killed Al Qaeda's leader, and no one else, with a flying 'knife bomb'

The lesson of Kansas
Voting booth
Opinion

The lesson of Kansas

Dick Cheney calls Trump 'threat to our republic' in new Liz Cheney ad
Dick Cheney
2022 ad watch

Dick Cheney calls Trump 'threat to our republic' in new Liz Cheney ad

Kari Lake wins Arizona GOP gubernatorial primary
Kari Lake
2022 Primaries

Kari Lake wins Arizona GOP gubernatorial primary

Democrats' climate and health bill on track after Kyrsten Sinema signs on
Kyrsten Sinema, Patty Murray
50-50

Democrats' climate and health bill on track after Kyrsten Sinema signs on

Democrats working to get Sen. Sinema to yes on key climate, health bill
Kyrsten Sinema
Reading the Sinema tea

Democrats working to get Sen. Sinema to yes on key climate, health bill

Michigan GOP Rep. Peter Meijer defeated by Trump-backed rival
Rep. Peter Meijer
1 for 3

Michigan GOP Rep. Peter Meijer defeated by Trump-backed rival

Vin Scully, legendary Dodgers broadcaster, dies at 94
Vin Scully
Rest in Peace

Vin Scully, legendary Dodgers broadcaster, dies at 94

Missouri GOP picks Eric Schmitt for Senate. Democrats tap Budweiser heir.
Eric Schmitt
ERIC wins

Missouri GOP picks Eric Schmitt for Senate. Democrats tap Budweiser heir.

Kansas voters soundly reject anti-abortion amendment
Abortion rights supporters celebrate in Kansas
Abortion Fights

Kansas voters soundly reject anti-abortion amendment

What to know about COVID's seriously contagious BA.5 subvariant
COVID.
Briefing

What to know about COVID's seriously contagious BA.5 subvariant

Colbert's Late Show pokes Fox & Friends over Secret Service's deleted Jan. 6 texts
Fox & Friends
Last Night on Late Night

Colbert's Late Show pokes Fox & Friends over Secret Service's deleted Jan. 6 texts

U.S. is sending Ukraine more long-range HIMARS rocket systems
Ukrainian forces fire HIMARS rockets
Arsenal of Democracy

U.S. is sending Ukraine more long-range HIMARS rocket systems

Senate Republicans caught off guard by GOP support for same-sex marriage bill
Mitch McConnell
GOP in disarray

Senate Republicans caught off guard by GOP support for same-sex marriage bill

The incredible shrinking reconciliation package
President Biden.
Briefing

The incredible shrinking reconciliation package

All 16 Georgia fake Trump electors 'targets' of Fulton County investigation
Jan. 6 committee
Georgia on their Mind

All 16 Georgia fake Trump electors 'targets' of Fulton County investigation

Maryland Republicans pick Trump-endorsed Dan Cox in gubernatorial primary
Dan Cox
Right Now

Maryland Republicans pick Trump-endorsed Dan Cox in gubernatorial primary

Paul, McConnell trade blame for Biden dropping anti-abortion judge nomination
Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul
Kentucky vs. Kentucky

Paul, McConnell trade blame for Biden dropping anti-abortion judge nomination

2 Trump aides expected to testify in Thursday's Jan. 6 committee hearings
Matthew Pottinger
Closing arguments

2 Trump aides expected to testify in Thursday's Jan. 6 committee hearings

Feds decline to charge Colbert crew, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
all bark no bite

Feds decline to charge Colbert crew, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

Doctor who treated 10-year-old rape victim warns Indiana AG to stop defaming her
Todd Rokita
Abortion Fights

Doctor who treated 10-year-old rape victim warns Indiana AG to stop defaming her

Steve Bannon's contempt of Congress trial expected to be swift
Steve Bannon
Bannon on Trial

Steve Bannon's contempt of Congress trial expected to be swift

3 people, gunman killed in Indiana mall shooting, police say
Police tape
Mass Shootings

3 people, gunman killed in Indiana mall shooting, police say

The Roe decision changes Dems' midterm math
Voting.
Opinion

The Roe decision changes Dems' midterm math