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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.

    Will Trump's Gains With Latino Voters Last?

    Will Trump's Gains With Latino Voters Last?

    Galen Druke speaks with the founders of the political research firm Equis Research, Stephanie Valencia and Carlos Odio. Their recent data-driven post-mortem of the Latino vote in 2020 looks at which voters were likeliest to favor Trump and offers some hypotheses as to why.

    • 43 min
    How Bipartisan Is Democrats' Infrastructure Plan?

    How Bipartisan Is Democrats' Infrastructure Plan?

    The crew discusses potential sticking points in the Democrats' infrastructure plan and debates whether it should be considered bipartisan if a sizable portion of Republican voters support it, but Republican lawmakers do not. They also take a look at whether the Republican Party is conducting a post-mortem after its recent electoral losses.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Elections To Watch In 2021

    Elections To Watch In 2021

    The crew discuss the 2021 gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey and the very likely recall election in California. They also look at mayoral elections, which are taking place in more than two dozen major cities, and special elections for a handful of vacant House seats.

    • 47 min
    Democrats Are Struggling On Immigration Policy

    Democrats Are Struggling On Immigration Policy

    The crew puts Georgia's new voting laws in context and discusses the challenges facing the Biden administration on immigration policy in the short and long term.

    • 52 min
    The Gold Standard For Polling Has Changed

    The Gold Standard For Polling Has Changed

    Nate Silver and Galen Druke discuss why live caller surveys are no longer the gold standard in polling and what it means for the future of the industry. They also assess how polls performed in 2019 and 2020 in general, with the benefit of hindsight and updated pollster ratings.

    • 51 min
    The Attacks In Atlanta May Activate Asian Americans Politically

    The Attacks In Atlanta May Activate Asian Americans Politically

    The crew speaks with professors Jane Junn and Karthick Ramakrishnan about the context of the Atlanta attacks and how Asian-American political participation has evolved in recent decades.

    • 49 min

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