Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.
Why Stacey Abrams And Beto O’Rourke Are Going For It In 2022
On today’s Politics Podcast, the crew discusses God, COVID-19, and the midterms. So, the usual.
What SCOTUS — And Americans — Think About Overturning Roe
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in one of the highest profile cases of the term. The question is whether Mississippi’s law banning most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy is constitutional. Senior writer and legal reporter Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux discusses how the Justices approached the question and what Americans think about abortion policy.
About Those 2024 Polls ...
The crew debates the value of polling whether Americans want Biden and Trump to run again in 2024.
What The Two Parties Should Be Thankful For
The crew discusses what the future of the Build Back Better bill might look like in the Senate and why the provisions in the bill are more popular than the bill itself. They also check in on where the redistricting process stands around the country and ask what the two parties should be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
What 44 Days In Las Vegas Taught Nate Silver
Nate Silver is back from his book research/poker trip to Las Vegas, and in this installment, he sits down with Galen Druke to answer listener questions and talk about what he learned on the strip.
The Pollster Who Wants To Quit Horse-Race Polling
We speak with the director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute, Patrick Murray, who wrote an article titled “‘I blew it.’ Maybe it’s time to get rid of election polls.” We also look at the future of inflation with economist Kenneth Rogoff.