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New York, NY

Networks:

ESPN Audio

Description:

Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the 2016 election, tracking the polls, issues, voters and "game-changers" every week.

Language:

English


Episodes

Emergency Podcast: McCain Is A No

9/22/2017
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Sen. McCain is a no on the latest ACA repeal effort. The team debates what comes next.

Duration: 00:14:04


Democrats Divided

9/18/2017
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As the Democratic Party increasingly embraces single payer healthcare and Clinton weighs in on her primary race against Sanders, the team discusses where the party is headed.

Duration: 00:54:25


What Happened

9/11/2017
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Hillary Clinton is releasing a book this week chronicling what went wrong during her 2016 campaign from her perspective. The podcast team sizes up her assessment.

Duration: 00:56:57


Immigration Politics

9/5/2017
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The White House has decided to end the DACA program. The podcast team weighs in on how voters view DACA and what Congress's options are for replacing it.

Duration: 00:46:33


Harvey Tests Trump

8/28/2017
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Amid historic flooding in East Texas, the team talks about the political challenges natural disasters can pose to local officials, governors and the president.

Duration: 00:57:25


How Trump Talks About Race

8/21/2017
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The team talks to political science professor Vincent Hutchings about the way Donald Trump spoke about race in the aftermath of Charlottesville.

Duration: 00:49:35


Emergency Podcast - Bannon Out

8/18/2017
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In this emergency podcast, the team talks about what Steve Bannon's departure from the White House means for the people who remain.

Duration: 00:16:47


Trump's Response To Charlottesville

8/14/2017
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President Trump did not condemn white supremacy by name in his initial response to the violence in Charlottesville. The team discusses the reasons and repercussions.

Duration: 00:57:05


Enter The Grand Jury

8/7/2017
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The team weighs the significance of Bob Mueller empaneling a grand jury in the Russia investigation. They also look at persisting rifts in the Democratic Party.

Duration: 00:47:02


Special Presentation: 30 for 30 Podcasts

8/5/2017
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A break from politics with an excerpt of a new audio documentary from 30 for 30 Podcasts, which our very own Jody Avirgan heads up. We present "The Fighter Inside," reported by Andrew Mambo. More at 30for30podcasts.com

Duration: 00:17:00


White House Chaos

7/31/2017
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The team breaks down the latest White House staffing shakeups and asks how Chief of Staff John Kelly might correct course amid the chaos.

Duration: 00:51:26


Emergency Podcast - Senate Repeal Fails

7/28/2017
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The podcast team breaks down the final votes and weighs who is most responsible for the Republican failure: Trump, McConnell or Ryan.

Duration: 00:23:51


The GOP's Last(?) Ditch Health Care Push

7/24/2017
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The podcast team considers the options for Senate Republicans as they face a last ditch effort to repeal the ACA. Plus, how different would a Clinton presidency have been?

Duration: 00:40:45


Six Months In

7/17/2017
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The podcast team digests the Senate's latest health care bill and debates which path Trump's presidency is on six months in.

Duration: 00:44:12


Emergency Podcast - Don Jr.'s Emails

7/13/2017
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The podcast team reacts to emails in which Donald Trump Jr. accepts a meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer offering dirt on Hillary Clinton.

Duration: 00:25:49


Why Trump Wants Voter Data

7/10/2017
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The crew discusses the Trump administration's request for voter data and why states are pushing back. Plus, with another good jobs report, can Trump claim to own the economy?

Duration: 00:48:06


Trump Goes Global

7/6/2017
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Ahead of the G20 summit, the podcast team looks at changes in global perceptions of American leadership since Trump took office.

Duration: 00:38:36


The Health Care Episode

6/26/2017
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The podcast team discusses the policies in the Senate GOP health care bill and debates whether it's likely to pass.

Duration: 00:50:11


Emergency Podcast - Georgia And South Carolina Specials: 6/20/17

6/21/2017
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The podcast team responds to the results of the special elections in Georgia's 6th district and South Carolina's 5th district.

Duration: 00:30:20


The Most Special Special Election: 6/19/17

6/19/2017
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The special election in Georgia's 6th district has become the most expensive House election in American history. The podcast team debates how much it matters.

Duration: 00:50:29

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