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FiveThirtyEight Politics

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Rank #41 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
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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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10867 Ratings
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Biden issue

By crisin15 - Apr 02 2019
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About 25-30 years ago, teachers and child care professionals were taught to stop touching and hugging children in schools and centers as a result we have many younger people who don’t want strangers to touch them at all. This was to prevent child abuse accusation. I am 70 and thought this would prevent natural affection . Did it maybe?

Best political podcast out there

By brasco727 - Mar 16 2019
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Most informative and fun vibe too!

iTunes Ratings

10867 Ratings
Average Ratings
9733
534
189
153
258

Biden issue

By crisin15 - Apr 02 2019
Read more

About 25-30 years ago, teachers and child care professionals were taught to stop touching and hugging children in schools and centers as a result we have many younger people who don’t want strangers to touch them at all. This was to prevent child abuse accusation. I am 70 and thought this would prevent natural affection . Did it maybe?

Best political podcast out there

By brasco727 - Mar 16 2019
Read more

Most informative and fun vibe too!

Cover image of FiveThirtyEight Politics

FiveThirtyEight Politics

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #41 in News & Politics category

Read more

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

Rank #1: President Trump

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The day after Donald Trump won the 2016 election, our podcast crew gathered to discuss the path he took to secure the Electoral College while losing the popular vote.

Nov 09 2016
41 mins
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Rank #2: Still Processing...

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Nate and Harry report on a post-election forum where it was clear that emotions are still very raw. Then, economics editor Ben Casselman discusses Trump's new deals.

Dec 05 2016
52 mins
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Rank #3: 2016 Final Thoughts

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The podcast takes a moment to look back on 2016. They also discuss the latest from North Carolina's legislature and assess the future of Midwest electoral politics.

Dec 19 2016
48 mins
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Rank #4: Data Under Trump

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A special episode on government data and the coming Trump administration. Featuring our usual crew and 538's Ben Casselman, Maggie Koerth-Baker, and Carl Bialik.

Jan 02 2017
55 mins
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Rank #5: 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
30 mins
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Rank #6: Trump And The Senate

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The podcast team looks at the budding relationship between the Trump administration and the U.S. Senate. Confirmation hearings begin this week and ACA debate is underway.

Jan 09 2017
47 mins
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Rank #7: 538 + The West Wing Weekly (Live)

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Audio from our live show at LA's Crest Theater this summer discussing the use of polling in The West Wing. Subscribe to TWWW here! http://thewestwingweekly.com

Dec 26 2016
45 mins
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Rank #8: Trump Vs. The Polls -- Vol. II

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President-elect Trump is waging a new battle against polling, arguing his approval rating is "rigged." We break down the difference between approval rating and horserace polls

Jan 17 2017
48 mins
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Rank #9: Party Time: The GOP Under Trump

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In the first episode of our mini-series "Party Time," Galen Druke and Clare Malone speak with Trump allies about where the Republican Party is headed in the era of Trump.

Feb 02 2017
44 mins
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Rank #10: Emergency Podcast: The SCOTUS Battle Ahead

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The usual crew is joined by 538's Oliver Roeder (aka @ollie) to discuss the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, his history on the bench, and what comes next.

Feb 01 2017
29 mins
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Rank #11: The Parties Decided Tuesday's Primaries

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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.

Jun 06 2018
24 mins
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Rank #12: Russian Interference

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The podcast crew discusses the latest news on Russia's interference in the presidential election and Amy Walter joins the show to talk about "draining the swamp."

Dec 12 2016
45 mins
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Rank #13: Trump Meets Kim

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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.

Jun 11 2018
54 mins
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Rank #14: The Transition Begins

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The podcast crew uses new data to assess the conventional wisdom about the election and looks at President-elect Trump's first decisions in his new role.

Nov 14 2016
47 mins
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Rank #15: It's Here - Final Election Preview

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In our final preview of the 2016 election we assess the forecast model, discuss defining moments of the campaign and prepare for Election Day.

Nov 07 2016
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #16: Emergency Podcast: Doug Jones Wins

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Doug Jones became the first Democrat to win a Senate race in Alabama in a quarter century. The team discusses the factors that converged to make that possible.

Dec 12 2017
30 mins
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Rank #17: Russia: A FiveThirtyEight Debate!

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The crew debates the various theories about the connection between President Trump and Russia. We used this Lawfare article as a guide: https://tinyurl.com/yb5kzdvt

Jul 30 2018
44 mins
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Rank #18: Trump Meets Putin

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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.

Jul 16 2018
41 mins
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Rank #19: Recount, Really?

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The team discusses whether Jill Stein's push for ballot recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania defies norms. They also debate how to cover Trump's tweets.

Nov 28 2016
53 mins
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Rank #20: The Comey Episode

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The crew debates the significance of former FBI Director James Comey's new tell-all book. They also look at public opinion of the recent U.S. airstrikes in Syria.

Apr 16 2018
48 mins
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