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Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the 2016 election, tracking the polls, issues, voters and "game-changers" every week.

Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the 2016 election, tracking the polls, issues, voters and "game-changers" every week.
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Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the 2016 election, tracking the polls, issues, voters and "game-changers" every week.

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English


Episodes

The Governors Forecast Is Live

10/17/2018
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In this installment of Model Talk, Nate Silver discusses key races in the newly released governors forecast and answers listener questions.

Duration:00:37:36

Early Indicators Of Who Is Running In 2020

10/15/2018
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The team considers whether Democrats can perform well in the Midterms based on their advantages among women alone. The also look at early indicators of who is running in 2020.

Duration:00:54:11

The Forecasts Are Diverging

10/11/2018
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In this installment of Model Talk, Nate Silver explains the hypotheses for why the House and Senate forecasts are diverging and answers questions from listeners.

Duration:00:27:48

Live: Are Any Of The Post-Kavanaugh Narratives Right?

10/8/2018
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At a live show in DC, the crew debates the political consequences of the Kavanaugh episode. They also weigh the importance of tipping point Senate races and play a game.

Duration:00:58:05

Collins Says Yes On Kavanaugh

10/5/2018
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The crew discusses how Brett Kavanaugh's all-but-certain confirmation to the Supreme Court might affect the midterms.

Duration:00:27:43

The Ultimate Romney-Clinton District

10/2/2018
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Galen Druke heads to a traditionally Republican district in Houston, Texas that swung 23 points towards Hillary Clinton in 2016. The district is rated as a toss-up in 2018.

Duration:00:32:06

We Have New Polling On Kavanaugh

10/1/2018
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The first batch of polls is out since Judge Brett Kavanaugh's testimony last Thursday. The crew discusses how the public is reacting.

Duration:00:51:40

Flake News!

9/28/2018
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The podcast crew reacts to Senator Jeff Flake's call for an FBI investigation into allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:00:16:52

The Ford/Kavanaugh Testimony

9/27/2018
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The podcast team reacts to the Judiciary Committee testimony of Professor Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:00:36:24

Fire Rosenstein? Withdraw Kavanaugh? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

9/24/2018
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In a special live taping of the podcast, the crew discusses the future of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:01:00:39

The Model Is 7,000 Lines Of Code

9/20/2018
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In this installment of Model Talk Nate discusses how unexpected events affect the model and answers listener questions about how long the model is and where it's stored.

Duration:00:29:36

Kavanaugh's Confirmation Is In Trouble

9/17/2018
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The crew discusses the political response to an accusation from a woman who says Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school.

Duration:00:48:04

Emergency Podcast: Manafort Is Cooperating

9/14/2018
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President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is cooperating with the Mueller investigation. The crew reacts to the news.

Duration:00:33:00

The Senate Forecast Is Live

9/12/2018
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In the latest installment of Model Talk, Nate discusses why the FiveThirtyEight Senate forecast favors Republicans.

Duration:00:30:17

Stop Catering To Idiots

9/10/2018
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The crew reacts to the latest news about the inner workings of the Trump administration and explores the Upshot's foray into live polling.

Duration:00:47:27

How Useful Are SCOTUS Confirmation Hearings?

9/6/2018
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After three days of Supreme Court nomination hearings, Perry Bacon Jr. and Oliver Roeder discuss what, if anything, they learned.

Duration:00:28:34

Is The Path Of Trump's Presidency Set?

9/3/2018
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The crew is using the Labor Day holiday to take a step back from the news of the moment and assess how President Trump is faring after more than a year and a half in office.

Duration:00:51:44

Debugging The Model

8/30/2018
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In this episode of Model Talk, Nate talks about debugging the model and answers questions from listeners, including one surprise listener by the name of Rush.

Duration:00:28:56

Impeachment: A FiveThirtyEight Debate

8/27/2018
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The crew discusses the legacy of Senator John McCain. They also debate how Democrats should approach the question of impeachment.

Duration:00:58:45

What Does It Mean To Be 'Electable'?

8/23/2018
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Perry Bacon Jr. and Julia Azari discuss what "electability" means and consider whether it's a useful term for assessing candidates.

Duration:00:34:32