FiveThirtyEight Politics

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

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 2020-06-01  59m

What The Veepstakes Say About Biden

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.


 2020-05-29  34m

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.


 2020-05-27  1h1m

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.


 2020-05-22  44m

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.


 2020-05-18  53m

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.


 2020-05-14  45m

Americans, Not Politicians, Will Decide How We Reopen

The podcast crew discusses the politics and practicalities of states reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They also consider which party is ahead in the race for the Senate.


 2020-05-11  48m

What The 14.7% Unemployment Rate Means

Former Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Erica Groshen joins the podcast to discuss the latest jobs report, which showed a record unemployment level.


 2020-05-08  32m

Biden Responds To Sexual Assault Allegations

The team discusses the politics of Tara Reade's accusations of sexual assault against Biden and Biden's denial. They also weigh the impact of a Justin Amash run for president.


 2020-05-04  1h0m

The U.S. Is Starting To Reopen. Is It Ready?

States around the country are beginning to reopen. Professor Crystal Watson of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health discusses the systems they should have in place.


 2020-04-30  36m