Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.
Trump's Revenge Primary In Georgia Fails
The crew discusses the results of the primary elections in Georgia, Texas, Alabama, Arkansas and Minnesota.
Are Trump's Endorsees About To Lose In Georgia?
The crew previews Tuesday's primaries in Georgia as well as contests in Arkansas, Alabama, Texas and Minnesota. They also ask whether it's too early to conclude that the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe has had little impact on the political environment.
What Tuesday's Primaries Could Mean For November
The crew reacts to the results in Tuesday’s primaries in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Idaho, Kentucky and Oregon. The results are mixed in terms of which factions of both parties performed well and the marquee Republican Senate primary race in Pennsylvania is still close to call and could remain that way for days.
Who Will Win The GOP's Senate Primary In Pennsylvania?
The crew discusses the races to watch in Tuesday night's primaries in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Idaho, Oregon and Kentucky. They also introduce a new FiveThirtyEight collaboration with Ipsos aimed at polling Americans about the issues they care most about in the run up to the midterms.
The Politics Of Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws
Since January 2021, eleven states have enacted laws that limit how teachers can talk about race and racism in schools and close to 200 bills have been introduced in 40 states. Galen Druke discusses the context of these laws with Theodore Johnson, the Director of the Fellows Program at the Brennan Center for Justice.
How The Fight Over Abortion Will Play Out In Red States
The crew discusses the various types of legislation different states may adopt if Roe v. Wade is overturned, and how those policies jibe with local public opinion. They also discuss recent polling showing that President Biden has disproportionately lost support among traditionally Democratic voting groups
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Intelligent, informed discussion. I really enjoy the differing perspectives and the informed positions.
Bad use of a good podcast
The past three weeks in “good use or bad use of polling” they’ve covered combat ‘match-ups’ between various animals and humans. The ABC sacked Clare Malone (bone-head play) and other hosts have moved on. I’ll be stepping aside from the podcast to make room for the MMA crowd.
Once a great podcast, now just ok. May tune in during future campaign seasons. We’ll see what happens 🤣
Thanks to everyone who made the podcast great.