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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.

Top U.S. business and labor groups jointly endorse infrastructure plan
Joe Biden, infrastructure negotiators
Infrastructure week continues

Top U.S. business and labor groups jointly endorse infrastructure plan

Tucker Carlson slams reporter for investigating his NSA spying claim
Tucker Carlson
What is journalism?

Tucker Carlson slams reporter for investigating his NSA spying claim

Kimmel Live's Wanda Sykes help a white guy find 1 Black friend
Wanda Sykes
Last Night on Late Night

Kimmel Live's Wanda Sykes help a white guy find 1 Black friend

Toyota stops donations to GOP 'Sedition Caucus'
Toyota
Shifting gears

Toyota stops donations to GOP 'Sedition Caucus'

Haitian President Moïse's assassination is 'like an Agatha Christie novel'
Haitian president's assassination
Whodunnit

Haitian President Moïse's assassination is 'like an Agatha Christie novel'

Conservative anti-tax groups threaten to derail infrastructure deal
Joe Biden, infrastructure negotiators
Infrastructure week continues

Conservative anti-tax groups threaten to derail infrastructure deal

Former South African President Jacob Zuma surrenders to start prison term
Jacob Zuma
From hero to 'zero'

Former South African President Jacob Zuma surrenders to start prison term

Global death toll from COVID-19 officially tops 4 million
COVID-19 funeral in Peru
the coronavirus crisis

Global death toll from COVID-19 officially tops 4 million

Kimmel Live's Wanda Sykes mocks Trump for praising Hitler
Wanda Sykes
Last Night on Late Night

Kimmel Live's Wanda Sykes mocks Trump for praising Hitler

Arizona secretary of state seeks Trump election interference investigation
Arizona Trump supporters
Counterpunch

Arizona secretary of state seeks Trump election interference investigation

Tampa Bay Lightning win NHL's Stanley Cup for 2nd straight year
Tampa Bay Lightning
Champa Bay

Tampa Bay Lightning win NHL's Stanley Cup for 2nd straight year

U.S. blood banks warn they need donations amid low supplies
Blood drive in L.A.
Give to live

U.S. blood banks warn they need donations amid low supplies

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated, government says
Jovenel Moïse
Breaking News

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated, government says

Any Democrat could sink Biden's infrastructure hopes
Joe Manchin
Infrastructure week continues

Any Democrat could sink Biden's infrastructure hopes

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter have been married 75 years
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter
The Long and Winding Road

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter have been married 75 years

Wanda Sykes guest-hosts Kimmel Live, with NBA mean tweets
Wanda Sykes
Last Night on Late Night

Wanda Sykes guest-hosts Kimmel Live, with NBA mean tweets

Pentagon: U.S. exit from Afghanistan is 90 percent complete
Iraqi officer takes selfie at Bagram Air Base
The short goodbye

Pentagon: U.S. exit from Afghanistan is 90 percent complete

FBI is still searching for 100s of Capitol rioters 6 months after insurrection
Capitol rioters
'They will find them'

FBI is still searching for 100s of Capitol rioters 6 months after insurrection

The critical race theory fight
CRT opponents.
Briefing

The critical race theory fight

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro rocked by vaccine scandal
Anti-Bolsonaro protest
Brazil

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro rocked by vaccine scandal

Trump partially confessed his company's alleged crimes at a Florida rally
Donald Trump
Dashboard confessional

Trump partially confessed his company's alleged crimes at a Florida rally

GOP Rep. Paul Gosar has escaped censure over white nationalist allies
Rep. Paul Gosar
Definitely not sexism

GOP Rep. Paul Gosar has escaped censure over white nationalist allies

Vatican: Pope Francis 'in good, overall condition' after surgery
Pope Francis
Pope Francis

Vatican: Pope Francis 'in good, overall condition' after surgery

Giuliani sent Trump rival Leona Helmsley to prison for tax fraud
Leona Helmsley
Greed is Bad

Giuliani sent Trump rival Leona Helmsley to prison for tax fraud

U.S. hands Bagram Air Base back to Afghanistan
Bagram Air Base
The end is nigh

U.S. hands Bagram Air Base back to Afghanistan

Canadian village that hit record 121 degrees burned in wildfire
Lytton, Canada
Too Damn Hot

Canadian village that hit record 121 degrees burned in wildfire

Stephen Colbert half-cheers Trump Organization indictments
Stephen Colbert
Last Night on Late Night

Stephen Colbert half-cheers Trump Organization indictments

Texas state museum cancels speech on the Alamo 'myth'
The Alamo
Cancel Culture

Texas state museum cancels speech on the Alamo 'myth'

Stephen Colbert deplores Bill Cosby's jail break
Bill Cosby, Donald Trump
Last Night on Late Night

Stephen Colbert deplores Bill Cosby's jail break

Texas county 400 miles from Mexico declares 'border crisis' emergency
Texas-Mexico border
Abbott's Wall

Texas county 400 miles from Mexico declares 'border crisis' emergency

House GOP formed climate caucus just before the Northwest melted
Ice cream melts in Portland
If you can't take the heat...

House GOP formed climate caucus just before the Northwest melted

Stephen Colbert thinks House GOP will try to foil Jan. 6 investigation
Joe Biden
Last Night on Late Night

Stephen Colbert thinks House GOP will try to foil Jan. 6 investigation

The Daily Show tackles the conservative war on critical race theory, Ken Burns–style
Critical Race Theory
The Daily Showdown

The Daily Show tackles the conservative war on critical race theory, Ken Burns–style

House votes to remove Confederate statues from U.S. Capitol
National Statuary Hall
Relics

House votes to remove Confederate statues from U.S. Capitol

NYC elections board included 135,000 'dummy' ballots in botched mayoral count
Eric Adams
Clown Show

NYC elections board included 135,000 'dummy' ballots in botched mayoral count

Elon Musk's 'primary home' is apparently a little box
Elon Musk's house
Little Boxes

Elon Musk's 'primary home' is apparently a little box