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Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.

Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.

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United States

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ABC News (US)

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Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.

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English


Episodes

Model Talk: National And District-Level Polls Disagree

10/23/2020
In this installment of Model Talk, Nate and Galen discuss why national, state and district-level polls are showing different levels of competitiveness in the 2020 election. They also answer listener questions.

Duration:00:48:37

The Second Debate Is Over And The Final Stage Of The Campaign Is Here

10/23/2020
The crew reacts to the second and final presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.

Duration:00:34:41

How Voting Is Going So Far

10/21/2020
Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux and Nathaniel Rakich join the podcast to discuss how voting laws and procedures have changed ahead of the 2020 vote and how they are being litigated.

Duration:00:42:30

The Most Competitive Races In 2020

10/20/2020
Micah Cohen and Sarah Frostenson key in on the most competitive races in the 2020 election. They are not actually in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, even though those states may be the most important for winning the election.

Duration:00:31:28

Embrace The Uncertainty

10/19/2020
The crew discusses how Biden's lead is similar or different from Clinton's in 2016. They also consider what kind of agenda Democrats might pursue were they to win full control of government this fall.

Duration:00:58:32

Model Talk: Why Democrats' Chances Of Winning The Senate Have Increased

10/16/2020
In this installment of Model Talk, Nate Silver and Galen Druke discuss the current election forecasts and answer questions from listeners.

Duration:00:34:26

Model Talk: Why Democrats' Chances Of Winning The Senate Have Increased

10/16/2020
In this installment of Model Talk, Nate Silver and Galen Druke discuss the current election forecasts and answer questions from listeners.

Duration:00:34:26

What We Learned From The Amy Coney Barrett Hearings

10/15/2020
Judge Amy Coney Barrett is on track to become the next Supreme Court Justice. Perry Bacon Jr. and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux discuss what we learned from her nomination hearings and how she would shape the Court.

Duration:00:46:24

The Sun Belt Could Decide Control Of The Senate

10/12/2020
The crew looks at the state of the 2020 race in the Sun Belt states and also considers how Trump might be able to pull off a re-election win.

Duration:00:54:49

The Sun Belt Could Decide Control Of The Senate

10/12/2020
The crew looks at the state of the 2020 race in the Sun Belt states and also considers how Trump might be able to pull off a re-election win.

Duration:00:54:54

Model Talk: Trump's Position Worsens

10/9/2020
In this installment of Model Talk, Nate Silver and Galen Druke discuss the latests movements in the 2020 election forecasts.

Duration:00:37:16

Pence And Harris Evade Questions In VP Debate

10/8/2020
The crew reacts to the first and only vice presidential debate.

Duration:00:32:45

Pence And Harris Evade Questions In VP Debate

10/8/2020
The crew reacts to the first and only vice presidential debate.

Duration:00:32:45

What We Know About The President's Health

10/5/2020
During the four days since President Trump was diagnosed with coronavirus, the public has received limited and conflicting information about his health status. To make sense of the limited information we do have, the crew spoke with emergency room doctor Craig Spencer and presidential scholar Lara Brown.

Duration:00:46:03

Emergency Podcast: Trump Tests Positive For COVID-19

10/2/2020
The podcast team reacts to the news that President Trump tested positive for COVID-19.

Duration:00:22:30

Emergency Podcast: Trump Tests Positive For COVID-19

10/2/2020
The podcast team reacts to the news that President Trump tested positive for COVID-19.

Duration:00:22:30

Is The Supreme Court Losing Legitimacy?

10/1/2020
In response to Republicans' move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy so close to the election, some Democrats have floated the idea of expanding or restructuring the court. In this installment of the podcast, law professor Daniel Epps speaks with Galen Druke about whether the legitimacy of the Supreme Court is in jeopardy and what kinds of reforms activists and scholars are considering.

Duration:00:49:38

Trump Interrupts To Point Of Chaos In First Debate

9/30/2020
The crew reacts to the first 2020 presidential election debate.

Duration:00:37:17

The Politics Of Trump's Tax Returns

9/28/2020
The New York Times reported on Sunday that President Trump paid $750 dollars in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017, and no federal income tax during ten of the previous fifteen years due to reported business losses. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew weighs the potential political implications of the report.

Duration:00:53:46

Trump Refuses To Commit To A Peaceful Transfer Of Power

9/24/2020
In this emergency episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew reacts to the news that President Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose the 2020 election.

Duration:00:44:08