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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 State Of *Both* 2020 Primaries

9/16/2019
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The crew discusses the latest post-debate polling and what the GOP primary is teaching us about Trump's electoral strengths and weaknesses.

Duration:00:54:43

What Went Down In The Third Democratic Debate

9/13/2019
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The crew reacts to the third Democratic primary debate from the spin room floor in Houston, Texas.

Duration:00:35:04

How To Own The Debate

9/9/2019
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The crew discusses possible strategies for the candidates on stage in the Democratic primary debate on Thursday.

Duration:00:56:27

The Gerrymandering Fight Moves To The States

9/5/2019
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A North Carolina court panel threw out the state's legislative maps as a partisan gerrymander this week. Nancy Martorano Miller and Dave Wasserman discuss the implications.

Duration:00:26:46

And Then There Were Ten

9/3/2019
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The crew discusses the dynamic of the third Democratic primary debate, in which ten candidates will face off on a single night. They also ask: good use or bad use of polling?

Duration:00:44:17

A Constitutional Crisis In Britain?

8/29/2019
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Helen Thompson and David Runciman join the podcast to discuss Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament and the politics of Brexit.

Duration:00:45:38

The Winnowing Begins

8/26/2019
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The crew takes a look at who has dropped out of the Democratic primary and why. They also assess the political risk of a hypothetical downturn in the economy.

Duration:00:48:37

The 2019 Elections

8/22/2019
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FiveThirtyEight elections analysts Nathaniel Rakich and Geoffrey Skelley join the podcast to discuss the races on the ballot in 2019 and the current national environment.

Duration:00:30:05

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