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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

Elizabeth Warren's Comeback

8/19/2019
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The crew discusses how Elizabeth Warren gained ground after polling fifth or sixth nationally a handful of months ago. They also ask what's changed since the El Paso shooting.

Duration:00:55:27

Trump's Trade War Puts His Biggest Asset At Risk

8/15/2019
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International economist Mary Lovely joins the podcast to discuss the effects of President Trump's trade war with China.

Duration:00:37:31

How Much Does Iowa Matter?

8/12/2019
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Following a weekend during which the 2020 candidates flooded Iowa, the crew debates the significance of the first-in-the-nation caucus state.

Duration:00:58:03

"The Best Pollster In Politics"

8/8/2019
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Ann Selzer, who conducts the "Iowa Poll" and has an A+ rating in FiveThirtyEight's pollster rankings, talks about the challenges of polling Iowa in 2020.

Duration:00:34:14

Can Trump's Words Incite Violence?

8/5/2019
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The podcast team discusses the weekend's mass shootings and the relationship between political rhetoric and violence.

Duration:00:53:14

Live From Detroit: The State Of The Race Post-Debates

8/2/2019
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The crew discusses the debates and the state of the 2020 Democratic primary race in downtown Detroit.

Duration:01:11:37

Democrats Battle It Out

7/31/2019
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The left and moderate flanks of the Democratic Party debated big ideas in the second primary debate. Nate and Galen react from downtown Detroit.

Duration:00:34:17

Are Democrats Moving Too Far Left?

7/29/2019
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The crew debates the risks for 2020 Democrats of taking unpopular positions on issues like healthcare and immigration. The also discuss Democrats' next steps on impeachment.

Duration:00:54:02

Mueller Talks

7/24/2019
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After months of back-and-forth with Democrats, former special counsel Robert Mueller testified before the U.S. House Judiciary and Intelligence committees on Wednesday.

Duration:00:36:43

Racial Resentment As A Political Strategy

7/22/2019
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The podcast crew discusses the role that racial resentment played in the 2016 and 2018 elections and debates whether Trump could use it to his advantage in 2020.

Duration:00:58:57

Who's Going To Win Pennsylvania In 2020?

7/18/2019
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The podcast heads to Pennsylvania to discuss the state's political trends and what they mean for 2020.

Duration:00:38:33

Trump's Racist Tweets

7/15/2019
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The podcast team discusses Trump's tweets appearing to target a group of congresswomen of color. They also debate the odds of a Democrat winning a Senate seat in Kentucky.

Duration:00:54:22

Exit Interview: Eric Swalwell

7/11/2019
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Rep. Eric Swalwell exited the presidential race this week. We ask him to be candid about his experience in an "exit interview."

Duration:00:35:27

Is Biden Still The Front-Runner?

7/8/2019
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The podcast crew debates whether Joe Biden is still the front-runner in the Democratic primary race. They also discuss Rep. Justin Amash's decision to leave the GOP.

Duration:00:47:56

The Verdict On The Debates

7/1/2019
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The podcast crew digs into data about how voters reacted to the first debates. They also discuss the new sexual assault accusation against President Trump.

Duration:01:02:02

Harris Wins Narrative. We'll See About The Voters.

6/28/2019
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The crew reacts to night two of the first Democratic primary debates.

Duration:00:37:26

Harris Wins Narrative. We'll See About The Voters.

6/28/2019
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The crew reacts to night two of the first Democratic primary debates.

Duration:00:37:26

What Went Down At The First Democratic Debate

6/27/2019
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The podcast team reacts to night one of the first Democratic primary debates.

Duration:00:35:42

Lanes Emerge In The Democratic Primary

6/24/2019
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The crew re-assesses the significance of "lanes" in the Democratic primary and looks at Trump's Iran strategy.

Duration:00:51:17

What's At Stake In The Final Week Of SCOTUS Decisions

6/21/2019
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Legal reporter Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux joins the podcast to discuss key decisions the Supreme Court has made so far, and what is at stake in the final 12 cases.

Duration:00:38:17