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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.

    Who Will Win The GOP's Senate Primary In Pennsylvania?

    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.

    • 55 min
    The Politics Of Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws

    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.

    • 41 min
    How The Fight Over Abortion Will Play Out In Red States

    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

    • 56 min
    The Ohio Primary And Draft SCOTUS Opinion

    The Ohio Primary And Draft SCOTUS Opinion

    In this late night edition of the podcast, the crew covers both the results of the Ohio Senate primary and the leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court that would overturn Roe v. Wade.

    • 33 min
    Our First 2024 Democratic Primary Draft

    Our First 2024 Democratic Primary Draft

    The crew follows up on last week’s Republican 2024 primary draft with its first Democratic primary draft. What does the bench of Democratic leadership look like beyond Biden? They also discuss the latest developments in the current round of redistricting.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    How A Struggle Between Elites And Populists Has Shaped The Right

    How A Struggle Between Elites And Populists Has Shaped The Right

    As the 2022 primaries begin in earnest and potential presidential candidates look ahead to 2024, the fight over the future of the political right is underway. In Matthew Continetti's new book, “The Right: The Hundred Year War For American Conservatism,” he argues that in order to understand where the right is heading, you have to understand where it's been.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

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19K Ratings

Dawgpee82 ,

Excellent use of myPodcast time!!

Loved the COVID mask and GOP draft informing and fun..

Almostoday ,

Worst guest ever

The last show about how likely a civil war was one of the worst guests I have ever heard… Let me sum it up… “Republicans are to blame” How unreflective can you be? Stupid waste of time wrapped up in high brow word choices.

5/13/22 another bad guest… I look to these people for impartial data driven analysis… (which it often times gives) but yet again they bring on people that are so one sided and hurt their brand. If you are interested in learning anything from this podcast, make sure Nate Silver is on… otherwise 50% chance it’s trash.

librarylady87 ,

A load of crap

This was the worst episode I’ve ever listened to EVER! Complete trash.

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