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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.

    Why 10 Republicans Voted For Impeachment

    Why 10 Republicans Voted For Impeachment

    On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 232-197 to impeach President Trump a second time. In this installment of the podcast, HuffPost's polling editor, Ariel Edwards-Levy, joined Galen and Perry to discuss why the vote broke down the way it did, what the different camps within the GOP are and what happens next.

    • 34 min
    What Led To The Attack On The Capitol

    What Led To The Attack On The Capitol

    The crew unpacks some of the elements responsible for the attack on the U.S. Capitol. They also discuss the calculations being made by Democrats and Republicans about how to hold President Trump legally and/or politically accountable for the attack.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    What Will The GOP Do Now?

    What Will The GOP Do Now?

    The team reacts to Trump supporters violently occupying the U.S. Capitol and the Democratic victories in Georgia.

    • 42 min
    Trump's Fraud Obsession May Hurt The GOP In Georgia

    Trump's Fraud Obsession May Hurt The GOP In Georgia

    The Atlanta Journal Constitution's Tia Mitchell joins the crew to discuss why Republicans are attempting to overturn the election. They also check in on the state of the runoffs in Georgia the day before Election Day.

    • 50 min
    Goodbye To 2020

    Goodbye To 2020

    In 2020's final installment of the podcast, the crew looks back at the year that was. They consider the most surprising political stories of the year, fess up to what they think they got right (or wrong) and answer questions from listeners. They also assess whether many pollsters' decision to sit out the Georgia Senate runoffs is a "good or bad use of polling."

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Why Georgia Isn't Like Other Battleground States

    Why Georgia Isn't Like Other Battleground States

    The crew debates whether the recent $900 billion stimulus package is a one-off attempt to avert crisis or a model for compromise in the Washington that President-Elect Biden is inheriting. They also discuss what makes the runoff elections in Georgia different from elections in other battleground states and what we can learn about the Biden administration and the Democratic Party from his cabinet picks so far.

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
18.2K Ratings

18.2K Ratings

joshgoldman ,

Bring back Clare!!

Bring back Clare!!

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Was better with Claire

Just missing something now.

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Where is Clair

This was one of my favorite politics podcasts until Claire Malone was fired. The replacements all seem to have the same opinion and the 538 podcast is not nearly as dynamic as it was when Claire was on the show.

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