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April 19, 2024 at 12:25 AM

In Trump trial, jury selection is part politics | 538 Politics Podcast

The jury selection process is still underway in former President Donald Trump's Manhattan criminal trial.
April 19, 2024 at 12:25 AM
In Trump trial, jury selection is part politics | 538 Politics Podcast
April 16, 2024 at 10:28 PM

The political stakes of Trump's hush money trial

How this trial could impact the 2024 campaign.
April 16, 2024 at 10:28 PM
The political stakes of Trump's hush money trial
April 12, 2024 at 11:33 AM

What's up with the kids these days?

Young voters showed up for Biden in 2020. Will they in 2024?
April 12, 2024 at 11:33 AM
What's up with the kids these days?
April 9, 2024 at 8:00 PM

Tim Scott is the leading Trump VP contender

Plus, the solar eclipse polling you thought you knew.
April 9, 2024 at 8:00 PM
Tim Scott is the leading Trump VP contender
April 2, 2024 at 10:22 PM

The presidential election has become an unpopularity contest

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are both underwater in the polls with the American public.
April 2, 2024 at 10:22 PM
The presidential election has become an unpopularity contest
March 29, 2024 at 4:55 AM

Are US politics undergoing a racial realignment? | 538 Politics Podcast

Some voters of color are challenging traditional voter alliances.
March 29, 2024 at 4:55 AM
Are US politics undergoing a racial realignment? | 538 Politics Podcast
March 28, 2024 at 9:58 PM

Is an election vibe shift underway? | 538 Politics Podcast

Biden's approval rating is up, and Trump's favorability rating is down.
March 28, 2024 at 9:58 PM
Is an election vibe shift underway? | 538 Politics Podcast
1 month ago

538 Debate Club: Should TikTok be banned? | 538 Politics Podcast

The pros and cons of a possible de facto TikTok ban.
1 month ago
538 Debate Club: Should TikTok be banned? | 538 Politics Podcast
1 month ago

How worried should Democrats be about the polls? | 538 Politics Podcast

Biden currently trails Trump in national polling and every battleground state.
1 month ago
How worried should Democrats be about the polls? | 538 Politics Podcast
1 month ago

Do campaign stops actually matter? | 538 Politics Podcast

Politicians rarely boost turnout in the places where they choose to campaign.
1 month ago
Do campaign stops actually matter? | 538 Politics Podcast
1 month ago

Does Gen Z really care more about that viral TikTok than politics? | 538 Politics Podcast

What is (and isn't) motivating young voters today.
1 month ago
Does Gen Z really care more about that viral TikTok than politics?
1 month ago

A very political State of the Union | 538 Politics Podcast

Biden highlighted the top 2024 campaign issues in his address to the nation.
1 month ago
A very political State of the Union | 538 Politics Podcast
1 month ago

Super Tuesday brings a couple surprises | 538 Politics Podcast

Trump dominates but Haley pulls off win in Vermont.
1 month ago
Super Tuesday brings a couple surprises | 538 Politics Podcast
1 month ago

What to watch for on Super Tuesday | 538 Politics Podcast

Plus, how Trump is tightening his grip on the GOP.
1 month ago
What to watch for on Super Tuesday | 538 Politics Podcast
2 months ago

What to make of the protest votes in Michigan | 538 Politics Podcast

Biden and Trump's easy victories masked discontent in both parties.
2 months ago
What to make of the protest votes in Michigan | 538 Politics Podcast
2 months ago

Overseas conflicts are sparking strife in US party politics | 538 Politics Podcast

How the wars in Ukraine and Gaza are causing intraparty conflicts and what it means for the 2024 election.
2 months ago
Overseas conflicts are sparking strife in US party politics | 538 Politics Podcast
2 months ago

What comes next in Trump's trials | 538 Politics Podcast

Trump's legal jeopardy includes his first criminal case, set to start March 25.
2 months ago
What comes next in Trump's trials | 538 Politics Podcast
2 months ago

Democrats notch a win in the battle for the suburbs | 538 Politics Podcast

Suozzi beats Pilip in New York's 3rd Congressional District.
2 months ago
Democrats notch a win in the battle for the suburbs | 538 Politics Podcast
2 months ago

The political conversation about Biden's Age | 538 Politics Podcast

And a preview of the special election to replace George Santos.
2 months ago
The political conversation about Biden's Age | 538 Politics Podcast
2 months ago

The data points that will explain the 2024 election | 538 Politics Podcast

We asked a dozen pollsters and experts for their thoughts.
2 months ago
The data points that will explain the 2024 election | 538 Politics Podcast
3 months ago

Will politics or policy win out at the border? | 538 Politics Podcast

A border security agreement is coming together, but former President Donald Trump may get in the way.
3 months ago
Will politics or policy win out at the border? | 538 Politics Podcast
3 months ago

The GOP primary is basically over | 538 Politics Podcast

The podcast crew recaps what happened in New Hampshire.
3 months ago
The GOP primary is basically over | 538 Politics Podcast
3 months ago

Is New Hampshire the end of the GOP primary? | 538 Politics Podcast

Win, lose or draw in New Hampshire, Nikki Haley doesn't look competitive elsewhere.
3 months ago
Is New Hampshire the end of the GOP primary? | 538 Politics Podcast
3 months ago

The view from New Hampshire | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

Can anyone beat Trump in the nation's first primary?
3 months ago
The view from New Hampshire | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
3 months ago

Trump wins Iowa. Now what? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew reacts to former President Donald Trump’s decisive victory in Iowa and wonders what happens next.
3 months ago
Trump wins Iowa. Now what? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
3 months ago

The last debate before Iowa | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew reacts to the head-to-head debate between Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis in Iowa.
3 months ago
The last debate before Iowa | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
3 months ago

No sleep till Iowa | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The view of the GOP primary from the campaign trail.
3 months ago
No sleep till Iowa | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
4 months ago

Which political stories from 2023 actually mattered? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

A look back at the most important -- and weirdest-- political events of 2023.
4 months ago
Which political stories from 2023 actually mattered?
4 months ago

Why voter turnout will probably be high in 2024

The 2023 elections give us a clue.
4 months ago
Why voter turnout will probably be high in 2024
4 months ago

Trump's primary challengers are running out of time

The crew take a look at the polls heading into the Iowa caucuses.
4 months ago
Trump's primary challengers are running out of time
4 months ago

Have progressives won the economic debate? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

Galen Druke speaks with Joshua Green about his new book, “The Rebels: Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and the Struggle for a New American Politics.”
4 months ago
Have progressives won the economic debate? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
4 months ago

What to make of Trump's 'dictator' comment | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

Trump said he would not abuse his power in a second term, "except for day one."
4 months ago
What to make of Trump's 'dictator' comment | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
4 months ago

Did the fourth Republican debate matter? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew unpacks the fourth Republican primary debate from Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
4 months ago
Did the fourth Republican debate matter? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
4 months ago

Is Nikki Haley the new Ron DeSantis? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew discuss Haley's rise in GOP primary polls which has her on the cusp of second place.
4 months ago
Is Nikki Haley the new Ron DeSantis? | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
5 months ago

The fight for working-class voters | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

Non-college-educated voters have shifted right but it remains to be seen if they will they stay there.
5 months ago
The fight for working-class voters | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
5 months ago

If the 2024 election were held today, would Trump win?

The crew looks at what all the data says one year out from the 2024 elections.
5 months ago
If the 2024 election were held today, would Trump win?
5 months ago

Haley takes on Ramaswamy and DeSantis in third GOP debate

The crew reacts to the third Republican primary debate in this late-night edition of the 538 Politics podcast.
5 months ago
Haley takes on Ramaswamy and DeSantis in third GOP debate
5 months ago

The 2023 elections were good for Democrats | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew unpacks the results from election night 2023 and looks ahead to 2024.
5 months ago
The 2023 elections were good for Democrats | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
6 months ago

Adam Kinzinger muses: 'I would love to run against Ted Cruz'

Former U.S. Rep Adam Kinzinger joins the 538 politics podcast to talk about the GOP and his future plans in politics.
6 months ago
Adam Kinzinger muses: 'I would love to run against Ted Cruz'
6 months ago

2023 elections to watch: Ohio's abortion vote

A ballot measure could enshrine abortion rights in the Ohio Constitution.
6 months ago
2023 elections to watch: Ohio's abortion vote
6 months ago

Pence is out, Phillips is in | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew discusses former Vice President Mike Pence dropping out of the Republican primary race.
6 months ago
Pence is out, Phillips is in | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
6 months ago

Who will be the next House speaker?

The 538 podcast crew makes the case for why 12 different Republicans could take the gavel.
6 months ago
Who will be the next House speaker?
6 months ago

How House Republicans failed to elect a speaker| FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

After the ouster of Speaker Kevin McCarthy, House Republicans have struggled to unite around a new speaker candidate.
6 months ago
How House Republicans failed to elect a speaker| FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
6 months ago

War and a speakerless House | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew discuss how the war in Israel is shaping politics in Washington.
6 months ago
War and a speakerless House | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
7 months ago

How Washington avoided a shutdown | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew discusses how the government avoided a shutdown over the weekend and what the future holds for House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
7 months ago
How Washington avoided a shutdown | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
7 months ago

Why our politics are stuck in 2016 | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

Galen Druke speaks with American politics professor Lynn Vavreck about how our electoral politics seem frozen in time.
7 months ago
Why our politics are stuck in 2016 | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
7 months ago

Workers are striking and Americans are into it | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew tries to put this year’s higher-than-usual number of strikes in the context of political opinion.
7 months ago
Workers are striking and Americans are into it | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast