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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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    • 4.9, 80 Ratings

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

    The Data Behind Police Violence

    The Data Behind Police Violence

    Sam Sinyangwe joins the podcast to discuss police violence data and the politics of the protests that have spread across the country.

    • 59 min
    What Biden's VP Picks Say About Him

    What Biden's VP Picks Say About Him

    Perry Bacon Jr. and Julia Azari join the podcast to discuss the process of choosing a VP and what that choice says about the candidate and the party.

    • 34 min
    Questions About Biden And Trump's Bases

    Questions About Biden And Trump's Bases

    The crew discusses a gaffe Biden made during a conversation about black voters and debates the findings of a new study about white working class voters in the 2016 election.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    One Virus, A World Full Of Responses

    One Virus, A World Full Of Responses

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how many countries, with different political systems, handle a very similar crisis -- and how the public reacts.

    • 44 min
    Does Trump Really Want A Fight With Obama?

    Does Trump Really Want A Fight With Obama?

    The crew looks at evidence that the coronavirus response has grown more partisan. They also discuss the rationale for an election year conflict between Obama and Trump.

    • 53 min
    Why COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Are Spreading

    Why COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories Are Spreading

    Political scientist Joe Uscinski joins the podcast to discuss the spread of COVID-19 conspiracy theories -- why they've formed and what can be done about them.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

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Smart, funny, chill.

A great mix of super-smart hosts have insightful conversations about politics: facts, polling, analysis, served frequently without ever getting old.

same clan as Ilhan ,

Good podcast

A*

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Enjoyable and erudite

An insightful and funny insight into the universe of American politics.

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