News & Politics
Are Nationalist Victories Around The World Connected?
33:41 | May 31st
University of Cambridge professors Helen Thompson and David Runciman join the podcast to discuss what appear to be a string of similar outcomes in elections around the world.
Why Some States Are Passing New Abortion Restrictions
27:38 | May 16th
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most restrictive abortion law in recent U.S. history into law on Wednesday. It's part of a larger trend of changing state level abortion law.
How Kirsten Gillibrand Could Win
37:04 | Jan 16th
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is the latest in the Democratic field to make official moves toward running for president. The crew discusses her case for the nomination. Note: At 17:40, Nate Silver's audio may be a bit unclear. He says, "It's no...Show More
Live: Are Any Of The Post-Kavanaugh Narratives Right?
58:10 | Oct 9th, 2018
At a live show in DC, the crew debates the political consequences of the Kavanaugh episode. They also weigh the importance of tipping point Senate races and play a game.
Special: Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, and Political Data
31:31 | Mar 29th, 2018
Clare Malone and Jody Avirgan speak with Daniel Kreiss of UNC about the use of FB data in the 2016 election -- and beyond. Listen to the history of data and politics series here: https://fivethirtyeight.com/tag/political-data
Special Presentation: 30 for 30 Podcasts
17:02 | Aug 5th, 2017
A break from politics with an excerpt of a new audio documentary from 30 for 30 Podcasts, which our very own Jody Avirgan heads up. We present "The Fighter Inside," reported by Andrew Mambo. More at 30for30podcasts.com