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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

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:00:47:52

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

Who Is Persuadable In 2020?

6/17/2019
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As Trump kicks off his reelection campaign, the crew debates who is persuadable in 2020. They also discuss the Democratic primary debate lineups.

Duration:00:53:16

A Republican Strategist's Guide To 2020

6/13/2019
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Republican strategist and pollster Bill McInturff joins the podcast to discuss his report, "What Republicans Need to Know as We Move Toward the 2020 Election."

Duration:00:44:43

Is Elizabeth Warren Surging?

6/10/2019
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The crew examines whether the popular narrative of Elizabeth Warren's breakthrough is reflected in the data. They also discuss why Joe Biden backtracked on the Hyde Amendment.

Duration:00:51:42

The D.C. Statehood Episode

6/6/2019
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Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer join the podcast to discuss Democrats' efforts to make D.C. the nation's 51st state.

Duration:00:39:14

Are Voters Sexist?

6/3/2019
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The crew discusses what we know about how voters respond to female candidates and how the women running for president in 2020 are navigating questions about their identity.

Duration:00:53:15

Are Nationalist Victories Around The World Connected?

5/31/2019
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University of Cambridge professors Helen Thompson and David Runciman join the podcast to discuss what appear to be a string of similar outcomes in elections around the world.

Duration:00:33:36

Is Pelosi's Trump Strategy Working?

5/28/2019
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The crew discusses whether last week's back-and-forth between Pelosi and Trump achieved its reported goal. They also look at head-to-head polling in the Democratic primary.

Duration:00:40:48

What We Can Learn From Tracking Trump's Falsehoods

5/23/2019
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The Washington Post has been tracking every false or misleading claim Trump has made while in office. In this episode, we dig into the database.

Duration:00:30:18

Have Americans Changed Their Minds On Abortion?

5/20/2019
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The politics team examines Bill de Blasio's theory of the case, the rationale behind seemingly conflicting numbers on abortion and ask if Democrats can win the Senate in 2020.

Duration:00:59:13

Why Some States Are Passing New Abortion Restrictions

5/16/2019
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most restrictive abortion law in recent U.S. history into law on Wednesday. It's part of a larger trend of changing state level abortion law.

Duration:00:27:33