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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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    • 4.8, 55 Ratings

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

    Model Talk: The 2020 Forecast Is Live!

    Model Talk: The 2020 Forecast Is Live!

    FiveThirtyEight's 2020 presidential election forecast is live! In this edition of "Model Talk," Nate Silver and Galen Druke break down what is new in this year's forecast and where the uncertainty lies.

    • 32 min
    Emergency Podcast: Harris Is Biden's VP Pick

    Emergency Podcast: Harris Is Biden's VP Pick

    The crew reacts to Joe Biden's announcement that Kamala Harris will be his running mate.

    • 30 min
    The Tokenization Of The Veepstakes

    The Tokenization Of The Veepstakes

    Joe Biden is expected to announce his running mate this week and the crew discusses the latest speculation over who it might be. They also compare Biden's current standing in the polls to Clinton's standing at this time in 2016 -- her peak of the overall campaign.

    • 48 min
    It's Not Just The Economy, Stupid

    It's Not Just The Economy, Stupid

    After the release of historically bad GDP data, the crew discusses how well economic data can predict the outcome of an election. They also discuss the potential consequences of President Trump casting doubt on the legitimacy of the 2020 election.

    • 51 min
    A GOP Congressman Who Might Not Vote For Trump

    A GOP Congressman Who Might Not Vote For Trump

    Rep. Will Hurd of Texas’s 23rd Congressional District joins the podcast. He is one of only four Republicans in the House still representing a district that Hillary Clinton won in 2016 and he is the only Black Republican in the chamber. He is also retiring at the end of his current term. As he says on the podcast, he is not yet sure whether he will vote for President Trump this fall.

    • 27 min
    Biden's VP Pick Could Be Days Away

    Biden's VP Pick Could Be Days Away

    According to the timeframe Biden laid out, he could announce his choice for a running mate as soon as the end of this week. The crew discusses the upsides and downsides of his various choices.

    • 1 hr 8 min

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4.8 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

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Informative and objective (most of the time)

My only podcast, where I never miss an episode.

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One of the good podcasts

A great team.

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Nuances is a rare thing

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