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

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15130 Ratings
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506

Fun and Informative!

By Ibles123 - May 28 2020
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Micah, Galen, Clare, and Nate have great group chemistry, and I love listening to their banter

Great pod

By Woooooooooooo121212 - May 27 2020
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Always like getting the perspective of the 538 crew. Clare especially!

iTunes Ratings

15130 Ratings
Average Ratings
13088
858
386
292
506

Fun and Informative!

By Ibles123 - May 28 2020
Read more
Micah, Galen, Clare, and Nate have great group chemistry, and I love listening to their banter

Great pod

By Woooooooooooo121212 - May 27 2020
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Always like getting the perspective of the 538 crew. Clare especially!
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FiveThirtyEight Politics

Latest release on May 28, 2020

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

Rank #1: Americans, Not Politicians, Will Decide How We Reopen

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The podcast crew discusses the politics and practicalities of states reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They also consider which party is ahead in the race for the Senate.

May 11 2020

48mins

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Rank #2: What Should Republicans Do?

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The crew debates the savviest political strategy for Senate Republicans on the issue of impeachment. They also discuss the death of al-Baghdadi and disagreement in the polls.

Oct 28 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #3: Biden Won Super Tuesday. What Now?

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The crew reacts to Joe Biden's very strong performance on Super Tuesday and asks what comes next.

Mar 04 2020

32mins

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Rank #4: How Elizabeth Warren Could Win

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The crew discusses the paths to Elizabeth Warren winning -- and losing -- the 2020 Democratic nomination. They also look at the political repercussions of the shutdown.

Jan 07 2019

54mins

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Rank #5: The Forecasts Are Diverging

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In this installment of Model Talk, Nate Silver explains the hypotheses for why the House and Senate forecasts are diverging and answers questions from listeners.

Oct 11 2018

27mins

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Rank #6: What We Learned From Cohen's Testimony

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The podcast team reacts to a day of testimony from President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen.

Feb 28 2019

30mins

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Rank #7: How Kamala Harris Could Win

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The crew analyzes what Harris's path to the nomination could look like. They also react to Mueller's statement on the Buzzfeed report and discuss the role of the young left.

Jan 22 2019

53mins

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Rank #8: Early Indicators Of Who Is Running In 2020

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The team considers whether Democrats can perform well in the Midterms based on their advantages among women alone. The also look at early indicators of who is running in 2020.

Oct 15 2018

54mins

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Rank #9: What The 14.7% Unemployment Rate Means

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Former Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Erica Groshen joins the podcast to discuss the latest jobs report, which showed a record unemployment level.

May 08 2020

32mins

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Rank #10: Life After The Mueller Report

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The crew reacts to the principal findings of the Mueller report, according to Attorney General Bill Barr.

Mar 25 2019

50mins

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Rank #11: Harris Wins Narrative. We'll See About The Voters.

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The crew reacts to night two of the first Democratic primary debates.

Jun 28 2019

37mins

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Rank #12: National Emergency Podcast

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The crew reacts to the news that President Trump plans to declare a national emergency at the southern border. Vox's Dara Lind also joins to discuss the border security deal.

Feb 14 2019

45mins

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Rank #13: The Democratic Primary Is No Longer Competitive

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The crew reacts to the latest round of Democratic primary results, in which Biden far outperformed Sanders.

Mar 11 2020

32mins

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Rank #14: Biden Responds To Sexual Assault Allegation

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The team discusses the politics of Tara Reade's accusations of sexual assault against Biden and Biden's denial. They also weigh the impact of a Justin Amash run for president.

May 04 2020

1hr

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Rank #15: Bloomberg Stumbles In Chaotic Debate

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In a late night edition of the podcast, the crew reacts to the Nevada Democratic primary debate.

Feb 20 2020

36mins

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Rank #16: Emergency Podcast: The Mueller Report

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The podcast team reacts to the release of the redacted Mueller report.

Apr 18 2019

45mins

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Rank #17: How The Iran Conflict Could Affect 2020

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The team discusses the political implication's of President Trump's decision to kill Iran's Maj. Gen. Qassem Suleimani in a drone strike.

Jan 06 2020

47mins

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Rank #18: A Four-Way Pileup In Iowa

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The crew discusses the latest polling in Iowa, showing a tight four-way race. They also talk about Booker's decision to dropout and Tom Steyer's polling in NV and SC.

Jan 13 2020

42mins

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Rank #19: Election Night Wrap-Up: Write Your Own Narrative

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Clare Malone, Micah Cohen, and Jody Avirgan gather in the podcast studio at the end of a long election night to talk about what we learned and what's next.

Nov 07 2018

30mins

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Rank #20: The Verdict On The Debates

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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.

Jul 01 2019

1hr 2mins

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What Biden's VP Picks Say About Him

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Perry Bacon Jr. and Julia Azari join the podcast to discuss the process of choosing a VP and what that choice says about the candidate and the party.

May 28 2020

34mins

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Questions About Biden And Trump's Bases

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The crew discusses a gaffe Biden made during a conversation about black voters and debates the findings of a new study about white working class voters in the 2016 election.

May 26 2020

1hr 1min

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One Virus, A World Full Of Responses

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how many countries, with different political systems, handle a very similar crisis -- and how the public reacts.

May 21 2020

44mins

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Does Trump Really Want A Fight With Obama?

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The crew looks at evidence that the coronavirus response has grown more partisan. They also discuss the rationale for an election year conflict between Obama and Trump.

May 18 2020

53mins

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Why COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Are Spreading

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Political scientist Joe Uscinski joins the podcast to discuss the spread of COVID-19 conspiracy theories -- why they've formed and what can be done about them.

May 14 2020

45mins

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Americans, Not Politicians, Will Decide How We Reopen

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The podcast crew discusses the politics and practicalities of states reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They also consider which party is ahead in the race for the Senate.

May 11 2020

48mins

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What The 14.7% Unemployment Rate Means

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Former Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Erica Groshen joins the podcast to discuss the latest jobs report, which showed a record unemployment level.

May 08 2020

32mins

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Biden Responds To Sexual Assault Allegation

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The team discusses the politics of Tara Reade's accusations of sexual assault against Biden and Biden's denial. They also weigh the impact of a Justin Amash run for president.

May 04 2020

1hr

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The U.S. Is Starting To Reopen. Is It Ready?

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States around the country are beginning to reopen. Professor Crystal Watson of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health discusses the systems they should have in place.

Apr 30 2020

36mins

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Is COVID-19 Already Hurting Trump Politically?

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The crew analyzes recent data showing Trump losing ground in swing states. They also ask how much reactions to the pandemic have been based on partisanship.

Apr 27 2020

55mins

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Model Talk: Forecasting The Toll Of COVID-19

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Dr. Chris Murray, creator of the frequently cited IHME COVID-19 model, joins a special edition of Model Talk.

Apr 22 2020

42mins

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What Is Motivating The COVID-19 Protests?

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The crew discusses why protests against COVID-19 mitigation measures have popped up around the country. They also weigh the pros and cons of Biden's potential VP picks.

Apr 20 2020

1hr 2mins

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How To Hold An Election During A Crisis

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What has the United States done to ensure elections continue during past crises and what can the country do now to ensure this fall's election goes smoothly?

Apr 16 2020

51mins

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Our 2020 Election Priors

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Now that Democrats have settled on Joe Biden, the crew discusses their priors for the presidential general election. They also track where we are in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 13 2020

52mins

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Emergency Podcast: Sanders Drops Out

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The crew reacts to Sen. Bernie Sanders's decision to suspend his campaign for president.

Apr 08 2020

31mins

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Wisconsin's Election Is A Mess

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The crew digs into the challenges facing Wisconsin's election, given partisanship and the COVID-19 pandemic. They also take stock of where we are in the arc of the crisis.

Apr 06 2020

53mins

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Why It's So Hard To Forecast The Impact Of COVID-19

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FiveThirtyEight's science writer Maggie Koerth and quantitative editor Laura Bronner join the podcast to discuss the challenges of modeling the impact of COVID-19.

Apr 02 2020

33mins

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Why Trump's Approval Rating Has Increased

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The crew discusses where we are in the arc of the COVID-19 crisis, how Americans are rating the president's performance, and the significance of the DPA.

Mar 30 2020

50mins

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COVID-19 Broke The Jobless Claims Chart

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Economics reporter Ben Casselman joins Galen Druke and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux to discuss the stunning unemployment claims numbers from last week.

Mar 26 2020

34mins

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How COVID-19 Is -- And Isn't -- Changing Politics

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The crew discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the politics of Washington, D.C. and how it's disrupting the 2020 presidential race.

Mar 23 2020

51mins

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iTunes Ratings

15130 Ratings
Average Ratings
13088
858
386
292
506

Fun and Informative!

By Ibles123 - May 28 2020
Read more
Micah, Galen, Clare, and Nate have great group chemistry, and I love listening to their banter

Great pod

By Woooooooooooo121212 - May 27 2020
Read more
Always like getting the perspective of the 538 crew. Clare especially!