Live From Boise: 3/27/17
The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast live from the Treefort Fest in Boise, Idaho. The team talks to Mayor Dave Bieter, plays a round of political trivia and answers questions.
Emergency Health Care Podcast: Live From Boise: 3/24/17
Live from the Hackfort Festival in Boise, Idaho the podcast discusses the decision by Republicans to pull their health care bill without a vote in the House.
Three Polls And A SCOTUS Nominee: 3/20/17
The podcast team discusses what to expect during a week of SCOTUS confirmation hearings and debates whether Americans' views on healthcare have truly shifted.
The podcast team discusses whether the new GOP health care bill has a shot at becoming law. David Wasserman also joins the show to help measure trends in partisanship.
Hot Takedown: Politics In Sports: 3/9/17
We bring you an excerpt from FiveThirtyEight's Hot Takedown podcast about why politics are more visible in sports today. Subscribe at fivethiryeight.com/podcasts (And if you're going to be at SXSW, come see Jody's events!)
Anatomy Of A Scandal: 3/6/17
In light of continued questions over the Trump administration's relationship with Russia, Brandon Rottinghaus joins the podcast to talk about what can make a scandal damaging.
Party People: 2/27/17
The podcast team wraps up the Party Time series and welcomes Perry Bacon Jr. to the staff, who will be covering the Trump administration from DC.
Party Time: 'Establishment' Democrats: 2/23/17
In the final installment of "Party Time," Galen Druke and Clare Malone speak with so-called "establishment" Democrats about what went wrong in 2016 and what's to come.
A Month Of Trump: 2/21/17
The Trump administration is one month old. The podcast team reflects on the biggest changes so far.
Party Time: The Bernie Sanders Party: 2/16/17
In the third installment of "Party Time," Galen Druke and Clare Malone speak with Bernie Sanders supporters about their vision for the future of the Democratic Party.
Emergency Podcast: This Russia Stuff: 2/15/17
Nate Silver, Jody Avirgan, and Micah Cohen jump into the studio to discuss what's smoke and what's fire in the latest reporting around the Donald Trump camp's ties to Russia.
Tea Party Parallels: 2/13/17
Political observers are drawing parallels between today's anti-Trump protests and the tea party protests of 2009. The podcast crew digs into whether the comparisons are apt.
Party Time: Republicans Skeptical Of Trump: 2/9/17
In the second installment of "Party Time," Galen Druke and Clare Malone speak with Republicans who are wary of Trump about where the GOP is headed.
Trump Vs. The Courts: 2/6/17
The podcast team weighs in on Trump's response after a judge temporarily blocked his travel ban. They also discuss Trump's take on negative polls and his economic plan.
Party Time: The GOP Under Trump: 2/2/17
In the first episode of our mini-series "Party Time," Galen Druke and Clare Malone speak with Trump allies about where the Republican Party is headed in the era of Trump.
Emergency Podcast: The SCOTUS Battle Ahead: 2/1/17
The usual crew is joined by 538's Oliver Roeder (aka @ollie) to discuss the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, his history on the bench, and what comes next.
Chaos At The White House: 1/30/17
President Trump's first week in office proved chaotic. The podcast crew looks for a strategy behind the chaos and talks to Meenekshi Bose about the shakeup in NSC membership.
The Beginning Of The Trump Presidency: 1/23/17
Donald Trump's first few days as president were marked by executive orders, "alternative facts" and mass protests. Julia Azari and Erica Chenoweth help make sense of it.
Trump Vs. The Polls -- Vol. II: 1/17/17
President-elect Trump is waging a new battle against polling, arguing his approval rating is "rigged." We break down the difference between approval rating and horserace polls
Trump And The Senate: 1/9/17
The podcast team looks at the budding relationship between the Trump administration and the U.S. Senate. Confirmation hearings begin this week and ACA debate is underway.
Data Under Trump: 1/2/17
A special episode on government data and the coming Trump administration. Featuring our usual crew and 538's Ben Casselman, Maggie Koerth-Baker, and Carl Bialik.
538 + The West Wing Weekly (Live): 12/26/16
Audio from our live show at LA's Crest Theater this summer discussing the use of polling in The West Wing. Subscribe to TWWW here! http://thewestwingweekly.com
2016 Final Thoughts: 12/19/16
The podcast takes a moment to look back on 2016. They also discuss the latest from North Carolina's legislature and assess the future of Midwest electoral politics.
Russian Interference: 12/12/16
The podcast crew discusses the latest news on Russia's interference in the presidential election and Amy Walter joins the show to talk about "draining the swamp."
Still Processing...: 12/5/16
Nate and Harry report on a post-election forum where it was clear that emotions are still very raw. Then, economics editor Ben Casselman discusses Trump's new deals.
Recount, Really?: 11/28/16
The team discusses whether Jill Stein's push for ballot recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania defies norms. They also debate how to cover Trump's tweets.
Americans Don't Trust Their Institutions: 11/21/16
Julia Azari joins the show to talk about the historical precedent for Trump's administration thus far. Clare Malone talks about her latest reporting on trust in institutions.
The Transition Begins: 11/14/16
The podcast crew uses new data to assess the conventional wisdom about the election and looks at President-elect Trump's first decisions in his new role.
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