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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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Live shows are awful. They just come across with a focus on entertainment rather than information.

Mar 22nd
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Grant Walmer

"Not if you're Andrew Yang" wait what is that in response to? I don't get it? wait.. is this a circumcision joke? lol

Mar 22nd
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Mary Sample

everyone complains s about Teresa May's deal..what am I missing? is there a better deal to be had? seems like she us doing her best in a bad situation

Mar 16th
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Grant Walmer

Why not IRV (Instant Run-off Vote) with remain, clean brexit, and May's plan. Seems simple enough for a referendum.

Mar 16th
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Grant Walmer

Caroline Thompson An Instant Run-off Vote (IRV). Vote for your first, and then second choices. That's it. Simple. My first choice would be remain. My second would be May's plan. Tally all the first choices. Something gets more than 50% that wins; otherwise the choice in last place gets eliminated. The people who picked the choice eliminated get their votes moved to their second choice. Now there's a winner. My guess is that remain and clean brexit would go on to the second round and most of the voters for May's plan would move to remain. The end.

Mar 16th
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Caroline Thompson

Grant Walmer Three options gets so dicey though. Do you ask it in two questions? Or one with three options? But then how would the vote go? One vote or ranked voting? It's anything but simple

Mar 16th
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Grant Walmer

Meaty erotic rise.. o.O

Mar 14th
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William Beshlian

Metoric is a misnomer you should call it ballistic like. Metors fall, rockets follow a ballistic trajectory hence a quick rise...

Mar 14th
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Wayne Crannell

OK, I tapped out after 18 minutes. Get back to me when you learn BEH-to's name.

Mar 14th
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Ronald Dillon

Wayne Crannell my brother Wayne a good way to remember his name is by going by his race. He is Irish, so a good way to remember is by saying "potato." Yes, "Potato Francis O'Rourke" for President! yeah my father was Irish (Dillon), but he died when I was nine (in 74). However my mother is Mexican, and I lived in Mochis Sinaloa after pops passed. I NEVER ran across a Irish-man named Robert, called "Beto" for short! He's trying to appropriate my mother's culture!

Mar 17th
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Wayne Crannell

For the love of all that is holy and the sweet little baby Jesus, Nate will you learn to pronounce Beto's name correctly. If you're doing it on purpose, it's neither cute nor some sort of intellectual contrarianism. It's HIS name. He has told us how to pronounce it. Just stop.

Mar 14th
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Erica Champion

CT signed the national popular vote compact too

Mar 5th
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mike

old fogeys? I guess insulting people about their age is ok?

Mar 3rd
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Lisa Kemp

This was a clear and fairly deep overview of all the legal issues facing President Trump. It was balanced, and I appreciate that.

Feb 25th
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Peter Lansdale

Dara quit yer giggling.

Feb 15th
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Nunya Business

Not sure what the Midwest "punches above its weight" electorally means to you, but it sounds condescending. People in the midwest (IA) are as sophisticated in proportions of local population as Americans in any area of the country. People here just aren't as smug. There's no argument against our apportionment of electors any more than that of senators. It's by design. I think the other relevant component that forms perceptions among metro types that people in "flyover country" are cartoony bumpkins is a drastic underestimation of the uneducated, politically ignorant people living around them. You see the same thing between Des Moines and Iowans from more rural parts of the state (my hometown is pop. 26K). It's unfounded. All of that said, I listen to this pod religiously since discovering it, so don't be dicks to the corn people. PS - Green New Deal = another plan without a plan. AOC needs to prove she's more than a social media star, like Prez Peaches.

Feb 12th
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Kathryn Palmquist

My MN Republican friend, would vote Klobuchar over Trump.

Feb 11th
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William Beshlian

Thanks for replaying this

Feb 4th
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Glynford Hatfield

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Jan 29th
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Nunya Business

I'm openly gay in IA. Mayor Pete won't win Iowa, caucus or general. East coast is optimism adorable though! <3

Jan 29th
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Scott Thomas

where. where is the Perry Bacon fast forward? how many times I gotta ask...?

Jan 13th
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Dimitar Nikolov

Scott Thomas Get your racist ass tfo already.

Jan 23rd
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Scott Thomas

where? where is the long-needed Perry Bacon fast forward button?

Dec 31st
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Scott Thomas

This castbox app has a ff30 sec button. 538...with all of your wizardry...please help to develop a Perry Bacon-button. please. for Xmas...

Dec 23rd
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