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

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Episodes

Trump Meets Putin

7/16/2018
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The crew reacts to President Trump and Russian President Putin's joint press conference, in which Trump questioned U.S. intelligence on Russian meddling.

Duration:00:41:08

Emergency Podcast: It's A Mueller Friday

7/13/2018
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The crew reacts to the news that special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 12 Russian intelligence agents.

Duration:00:21:29

The Politics Of Brett Kavanaugh

7/10/2018
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The team reacts to the news that Brett Kavanaugh is Trump's nominee to replace Kennedy on the Supreme Court and debates what could go wrong in the confirmation process.

Duration:00:56:19

What Comes Next For Partisan Gerrymandering?

7/9/2018
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A look at where the debate over partisan gerrymandering stands after a SCOTUS ruling and the news of Kennedy's retirement. This week's regular podcast is out Tuesday.

Duration:00:32:32

How Swingy Is Roberts?

7/2/2018
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The team discusses the political jockeying underway over the nomination of a new Supreme Court justice. They also imagine a court with Roberts in the ideological middle.

Duration:00:46:33

The Upset Of The Season

6/28/2018
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In the heat of the news of Justice Kennedy's retirement, this podcast might have been lost forever. The team reacts to a major primary upset in New York's 14th district.

Duration:00:22:57

Emergency Podcast: Kennedy Is Retiring

6/27/2018
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The podcast team reacts to the news that Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Duration:00:25:32

Is Immigration The Issue of 2018?

6/25/2018
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The team discusses the continuing fallout from Trump's policy of separating families that illegally cross the border. They also ask why there aren't more GOP women in Congress

Duration:00:52:52

Bonus Episode: Masculinity In 2018

6/21/2018
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FiveThirtyEight partnered with WNYC's Death, Sex & Money podcast to do a survey asking what men think about being a man in 2018.

Duration:00:42:52

The Immigration Flashpoint

6/18/2018
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The team discusses the separation of children and parents at the border and the role that immigration plays in the GOP. They also react to a SCOTUS decision on gerrymandering.

Duration:00:53:36

Emergency Podcast: The Inspector General's Report

6/14/2018
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Nate Silver and Perry Bacon Jr. discuss the political implications of the inspector general's report on the 2016 FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton.

Duration:00:20:19

Trump Meets Kim

6/11/2018
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Trump is hours away from sitting down with Kim. The crew discusses what could happen and what on earth happened at the G7 summit over the weekend.

Duration:00:54:36

The Parties Decided Tuesday's Primaries

6/6/2018
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Around the country, establishment backed candidates did well in Tuesday's primaries. The crew reacts to the results and discusses the trends so far in the 2018 primaries.

Duration:00:24:51

The Super Tuesday Of The Midterms

6/4/2018
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Eight states are holding primary contests on Tuesday, including California, where the top two primary system could create some interesting results.

Duration:00:42:00

The Polls Are All Right

5/31/2018
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FiveThirtyEight has updated its pollster ratings for the first time since before the 2016 election. Nate and Galen discuss the state of polling and what to expect in 2018.

Duration:00:29:29

Things Look Less Good For Dems

5/29/2018
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Democrats' advantage in generic ballot polling has declined in recent months. The crew debates what that tells us about their prospects this fall.

Duration:00:47:39

A Year Of Mueller

5/21/2018
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The team takes stock of where the Mueller probe stands one year on. They also discuss Democrats' debate over reducing the role of superdelegates in presidential primaries.

Duration:00:48:57

A Democratic Squabble In Texas

5/17/2018
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Does the fault line in the Democratic Party really run through Texas's 7th district? Clare and Galen compare the candidates in what's become a contentious Democratic primary.

Duration:00:28:33

Partisanship Is A Hell Of A Drug

5/14/2018
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The team discusses partisanship in the first of a series of conversations about the midterms called "Priors." They also look at Americans' views of Trump's foreign policy.

Duration:00:54:33

Special Episode: Chasing Hillary

5/10/2018
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Nate Silver and Clare Malone sit down Amy Chozick, the author of "Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling."

Duration:00:34:01