FiveThirtyEight Politics

By ABC News, 538, FiveThirtyEight, Galen Druke

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 Nov 2, 2023

 May 19, 2023
Want to keep abreast of the biggest political story of our lifetime...the Durham proceedings? Don't look here. 5/23 update: still zip on damning Durham rpt. lol

 Feb 19, 2023
There are many more thoughtful, mature political shows out there. I listened for part of the last election, but got tired of the arrogance and shallow (my statistics and opinions are the only truth) arguments by people who talk too much and listen too little.

 Sep 12, 2022

 May 4, 2022
Definitely not as good as used to be, but not because its "too woke" or the other horseshit people are talking about


The 538 team covers the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.

Episode Date
Biden Drops Out
Jul 21, 2024
Trump Breaks With RNC Message On Night 4
Jul 19, 2024
JD Vance Aims To Reframe The GOP On Night 3 Of The RNC
Jul 18, 2024
The GOP Projects Unity On Night 2 Of The RNC
Jul 17, 2024
Reaction Podcast: Vance Is Trump’s Running Mate
Jul 15, 2024
Making Sense Of Political Violence In America
Jul 15, 2024
The Biden Stalemate Continues
Jul 11, 2024
Can Biden Hold On?
Jul 08, 2024
Exclusive: President Biden Sits Down with ABC News
Jul 06, 2024
Making Sense Of A Historic British Election
Jul 04, 2024
The Push For A Biden Replacement Becomes Real
Jul 03, 2024
Presidential Immunity And More Debate Fallout
Jul 01, 2024
Reaction Podcast: A Rough Debate For Biden
Jun 28, 2024
What To Expect From The First Presidential Debate
Jun 24, 2024
Voters Around The World Are Mad As Hell
Jun 20, 2024
2024 Is Going To Be A Vibes Election
Jun 17, 2024
How Much AI Regulation Is The Right Amount?
Jun 13, 2024
538’s New Forecast Says The Election Is A Toss-Up
Jun 11, 2024
Mr. Druke Goes to Washington
Jun 06, 2024
The First Polls Since Trump’s Guilty Verdict Are In
Jun 03, 2024
Reaction Podcast: Trump Found Guilty
May 31, 2024
The 3 Questions That Will Decide Trump's First Trial
May 28, 2024
Elections Everywhere All At Once
May 23, 2024
Campaign Throwback: 'The Beer Question'
May 22, 2024
Are Americans Tuning Out The 2024 Election?
May 20, 2024
Why Voters Are Worried About Democracy, In Their Own Words
May 16, 2024
Campaign Throwback: 'Soccer Moms'
May 15, 2024
The Sun Belt Shifts Away From Biden
May 13, 2024
Are We Smarter Than The Betting Markets?
May 09, 2024
Campaign Throwback: 'The Economy, Stupid'
May 08, 2024
Will The Protests Over Gaza Affect The 2024 Election?
May 06, 2024
Why Voters Are Down On The Economy, In Their Own Words
May 02, 2024
A Tale Of Two Trump Trials
Apr 29, 2024
538's New Polling Averages Show Close Presidential Race
Apr 25, 2024
Are Mike Johnson’s Days Numbered?
Apr 22, 2024
In Trump Trial, Jury Selection Is Part Politics
Apr 18, 2024
The Political Stakes Of Trump's First Trial
Apr 15, 2024
What's Up With The Kids These Days?
Apr 11, 2024
Tim Scott Is The Leading Trump VP Contender
Apr 08, 2024
Where Will People Commune In A Godless America?
Apr 04, 2024
The Presidential Election Has Become An Unpopularity Contest
Apr 01, 2024
Are US Politics Undergoing A Racial Realignment?
Mar 28, 2024
Is An Election Vibe Shift Underway?
Mar 25, 2024
538 Debate Club: Should TikTok Be Banned?
Mar 21, 2024
How Worried Should Democrats Be About The Polls?
Mar 18, 2024
Do Campaign Stops Actually Matter?
Mar 14, 2024
Does Gen Z Really Care More About That Viral TikTok Than Politics?
Mar 11, 2024
A Very Political State Of The Union
Mar 08, 2024
Super Tuesday Brings A Couple Surprises
Mar 06, 2024
What To Watch For On Super Tuesday
Mar 05, 2024
What To Make Of The Protest Votes In Michigan
Feb 28, 2024
After South Carolina Loss, What Is Nikki Haley's Plan?
Feb 25, 2024
Foreign Policy Has Become A Family Feud
Feb 22, 2024
What Comes Next In Trump's Trials
Feb 19, 2024
Democrats Notch A Win In The Battle For The Suburbs
Feb 14, 2024
The Political Conversation About Biden's Age
Feb 13, 2024
The Data Points That Will Explain The 2024 Election
Feb 08, 2024
The Tortured Pundits Department
Feb 05, 2024
How Americans Feel About The Economy
Feb 01, 2024
Will Politics Or Policy Win Out At The Border?
Jan 30, 2024
The GOP Primary Is Basically Over
Jan 24, 2024
Is New Hampshire The End Of The GOP Primary?
Jan 23, 2024
The View From New Hampshire
Jan 18, 2024
Trump Wins Iowa. Now What?
Jan 16, 2024
The Last Debate Before Iowa
Jan 11, 2024
No Sleep Till Iowa
Jan 08, 2024
Do The Betting Markets Have 2024 Right?
Jan 04, 2024
There Has To Be A Better Way To Pick Presidential Nominees… Right?
Jan 01, 2024
How The Primary System Has Shaped Our Politics
Dec 28, 2023
Our Presidential Primary System is An Accident
Dec 25, 2023
The 538 Podcast Holiday Party
Dec 21, 2023
Reaction Podcast: Colorado Supreme Court Bars Trump From Ballot
Dec 20, 2023
Trump's Primary Challengers Are Running Out of Time
Dec 19, 2023
Have Progressives Won The Economic Debate?
Dec 14, 2023
What To Make Of Trump's 'Dictator' Comment
Dec 11, 2023
Did The Fourth Republican Debate Matter?
Dec 07, 2023
Is Nikki Haley The New Ron DeSantis?
Dec 04, 2023
2024 Is The First ‘AI Election.’ What Does That Mean?
Nov 30, 2023
Why The GOP May Be Ready To Say Goodbye To Santos
Nov 27, 2023
What These Swing Voters Have To Say About The 2024 Election
Nov 20, 2023
The Fight For Working-Class Voters
Nov 16, 2023
If The 2024 Election Were Held Today, Would Trump Win?
Nov 13, 2023
Haley Takes On Ramaswamy And DeSantis
Nov 09, 2023
The 2023 Elections Were Good For Democrats
Nov 08, 2023
Will Kentucky And Mississippi Elect Democrats?
Nov 06, 2023
Adam Kinzinger muses: ‘I would love to run against Ted Cruz'
Nov 02, 2023
Pence Is Out, Phillips Is In
Oct 30, 2023
Our First-Ever House Speaker Draft
Oct 23, 2023
How Americans Feel About The War In Israel
Oct 16, 2023
War And A Speakerless House
Oct 09, 2023
How Washington Avoided A Shutdown
Oct 02, 2023
It's Now Or Never For The GOP Candidates
Sep 28, 2023
Why Our Politics Are Stuck In 2016
Sep 25, 2023
Workers Are Striking And Americans Are Into It
Sep 18, 2023
Why Biden Is Losing Support Among Voters Of Color
Sep 11, 2023
Is Donald Trump The Inevitable GOP Nominee?
Sep 06, 2023
Good Or Bad Use Of Polling: Extended Cut
Aug 28, 2023
Lessons From A Trump-Less Debate
Aug 24, 2023
What The GOP Primary Looks Like In The Early States
Aug 21, 2023
Three Georgia Law Professors Weigh In On Trump's Indictment
Aug 15, 2023
Who Is The Likeliest GOP VP Candidate?
Aug 14, 2023
Ohio Voters Weigh In On Abortion (Indirectly)
Aug 07, 2023
Emergency Podcast: Trump Charged In Jan. 6 Investigation
Aug 02, 2023
July Was Hot As Hell. Do Voters Care?
Jul 31, 2023
Who'd Win A Trump-less GOP Primary?
Jul 24, 2023
Why A Third-Party Candidate Poses A Threat To Biden
Jul 17, 2023
What's So Special About 'Bidenomics'?
Jul 10, 2023
How The Supreme Court Will Shape The 2024 Election
Jul 03, 2023
What's With RFK Jr.'s Double-Digit Polling?
Jun 26, 2023
Are Millennials Getting More Conservative?
Jun 19, 2023
How Trump's Classified Documents Case Could End
Jun 13, 2023
Emergency Podcast: Trump's Indictment, The Sequel
Jun 09, 2023
The GOP Field Gets Crowded
Jun 05, 2023
There's A Debt Ceiling Agreement ... For Now
May 30, 2023
The Case For And Against Ron DeSantis
May 25, 2023
Can Tim Scott's Optimism Win Over The GOP?
May 22, 2023
Is The Eurovision Song Contest Rigged?
May 18, 2023
Why So Many Americans Trust The Weather Channel
May 15, 2023
How Immigration Shapes American Politics
May 11, 2023
Does It Matter If King Charles Is Popular?
May 08, 2023
How Climate Change Will Reshape Where Americans Live
May 04, 2023
Where Biden Stands Heading Into 2024
May 01, 2023
Are America's Favorite Governors Really All Republicans?
Apr 24, 2023
Live From New York: It's The FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast!
Apr 21, 2023
The Next Supreme Court Clash Over Abortion
Apr 17, 2023
Americans Are Feeling Better These Days
Apr 13, 2023
The Politics Of AI
Apr 10, 2023
The Takeaways From 2023's Super Tuesday
Apr 05, 2023
Why Tuesday Is The Highest Stakes Election Day Of 2023
Apr 03, 2023
Emergency Podcast: Trump Is Indicted
Mar 31, 2023
New Laws Are Driving Red And Blue States Further Apart
Mar 30, 2023
Good Or Bad Use Of Polling (Taylor's Version)
Mar 27, 2023
Will Voters Care If Trump Gets Indicted?
Mar 23, 2023
The 2000s Called, They Want Their Politics Back
Mar 20, 2023
The Hidden Stories In The U.S. Census
Mar 16, 2023
Polls Haven't Been This Accurate Since At Least 1998
Mar 13, 2023
Few Americans Think AI Will Do More Good Than Harm
Mar 09, 2023
The Poll That Ended Dilbert
Mar 06, 2023
Why The Federal Reserve's Power Is 'Limitless'
Mar 02, 2023
How The War In Ukraine Could Go Nuclear
Feb 27, 2023
What We Know About Kyrsten Sinema's Odds Of Reelection
Feb 21, 2023
Could Nikki Haley Actually Win The GOP Nomination?
Feb 16, 2023
American Opinion Of China Has Plummeted
Feb 13, 2023
Biden's Second State Of The Union Was His First Campaign Speech
Feb 08, 2023
How Our 2022 Forecasts Actually Did
Feb 06, 2023
The Politics Of Loneliness
Feb 02, 2023
There Are Some Big Elections Happening In 2023
Jan 31, 2023
Baby Boomers' Strength Was In Their Numbers. That's Changing.
Jan 26, 2023
What The Debt Ceiling And George Santos's Career Have In Common
Jan 23, 2023
California's Senate Primary Is Going To Be A Doozy
Jan 17, 2023
There Has To Be A Better Way To Pick Presidential Nominees ... Right?
Jan 12, 2023
What The Speakership Vote Tells Us About The GOP
Jan 09, 2023
How The Primary System Has Shaped Our Politics
Jan 02, 2023
Our Presidential Primary System Is An Accident
Dec 26, 2022
The Politics Of Prosecuting Trump
Dec 22, 2022
What I Learned From The 2022 Midterms
Dec 19, 2022
Is There A Political Realignment Among Latino Voters?
Dec 15, 2022
We Answer Your Lingering Questions About 2022
Dec 12, 2022
How Democrats Won The Georgia Runoff
Dec 07, 2022
Warnock Has The Edge In A Close Race
Dec 05, 2022
Is Democracy All Good Now?
Dec 01, 2022
If Biden Doesn't Run In 2024, Who Will?
Nov 28, 2022
How The '90s Shaped Today's GOP
Nov 21, 2022
Emergency Podcast: Will Trump Win The GOP Nomination?
Nov 16, 2022
Why Democrats Beat Historical Trends In 2022
Nov 14, 2022
When We Could Know The Results In The House And Senate
Nov 10, 2022
The Red Wave Didn't Happen
Nov 09, 2022
The Final Pre-Midterm Model Talk
Nov 07, 2022
The Issues Worth $9 Billion In Ad Spending
Nov 04, 2022
How Do All These Republican Polls Affect The Model?
Nov 02, 2022
The Pennsylvania Senate Race Is On A Knife’s Edge
Oct 31, 2022
Live From D.C. … This Is Model Talk
Oct 27, 2022
How A College Education Divides American Voters
Oct 24, 2022
Don’t Obsess Over The Crosstabs!
Oct 20, 2022
The U.S. House Districts To Watch In 2022
Oct 17, 2022
Is Oregon Going To Elect A Republican Governor?
Oct 13, 2022
From Gas Prices To The Threat Of Nuclear Conflict … What Is Shaping The Midterms?
Oct 10, 2022
Do Scandals Like Herschel Walker's Still Matter To Voters?
Oct 06, 2022
What Would Two More Senators Do For Democrats?
Oct 03, 2022
There’s A 6-In-10 Chance One Party Will Control Both Chambers Of Congress
Sep 29, 2022
Why Biden's Unpopularity Doesn't Seem To Be Tanking Democrats
Sep 26, 2022
Is Social Media Turning Us Into Political Extremists?
Sep 22, 2022
Which Party Are Latino Voters Choosing In 2022?
Sep 19, 2022
It's Not Yet Time To Start Worrying About The Polls
Sep 15, 2022
Does The Monarchy Rely On Public Approval?
Sep 12, 2022
What To Expect Between Now And Election Day
Sep 06, 2022
Why Sarah Palin Lost
Sep 01, 2022
Is Student Debt Relief Good Politics?
Aug 29, 2022
If The Midterms Were Tomorrow, Republicans Might Be In Trouble
Aug 24, 2022
The Trump Investigations And What Americans Think About Them
Aug 22, 2022
What Liz Cheney Might Do Next
Aug 17, 2022
Are Democrats Really Going To Win In Ohio And Wisconsin?
Aug 15, 2022
Republican Outsiders Have Made Their Mark This Cycle
Aug 10, 2022
Could The 'Inflation Reduction Act' Save Biden's Approval Rating?
Aug 08, 2022
Why Kansas Voted To Keep Its Right To Abortion
Aug 03, 2022
All The Political News You Missed Last Week
Aug 01, 2022
The Polls And Pundits Disagree (Again)
Jul 25, 2022
Americans Aren’t Happy With Biden. Or Republicans.
Jul 19, 2022
Will Democrats Continue To Win In Georgia In 2022?
Jul 14, 2022
The Supreme Court Episode
Jul 11, 2022