In the popular understanding of American history, President Ronald Reagan’s tenure in office marked the beginning of a new era for the Republican Party and American politics. His presidency served as a blueprint for subsequent GOP politicians and even helped inspire a tack to the center amongst the New Democrats. But in “Partisans: The Conservative […]
The next few months are going to be exciting — and busy! — for the FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast. We’re seeking a freelance audio editor to work two days a week and help make our Politics podcast sound crisp, clear and well-paced. Responsibilities: Edit two hour-long podcasts per week, on Mondays and Thursdays (and some Wednesdays). […]
ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with FiveThirtyEight’s Galen Druke about whether investigations into former President Donald Trump could influence November’s elections. For more, watch ABC News Live.
Politics podcast host Galen Druke discusses the key issues affecting Tuesday’s primary races on ABC News Live. He also touches on the Florida primaries taking place today, where Democrats will pick their nominee for governor to run against Republican G…
In the 2020 election cycle, Georgia found itself at the center of the American political universe. Georgians handed control of the U.S. Senate to Democrats in a pair of dramatic runoffs and voted for a Democrat for president for the first time in 28 years. In his new book, “Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and […]
According to author Matthew Continetti, to understand where the political right is headed, you have to understand where it’s been. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, he speaks with Galen Druke about the decades of conservative…
In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Galen Druke speaks with George Washington University economist Tara M. Sinclair about Americans’ pessimistic assessment of the economy.
You could say education has become something of a wedge issue, or, in other words, an issue that parties use to try to divide the opposing party to shake loose new voters. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Galen Druke speaks with political science professors Sunshine Hillygus and Patrick Eagan about the history […]
In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Galen Druke speaks with James M. Acton, the co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, about how leaders and experts quantify the risks of a …
As the war in Ukraine enters its third week, the threat of a nuclear conflict has hung over much of what has unfolded. NATO countries have refused to send troops into Ukraine and, despite the Ukrainian government’s pleas, declined to enforce a No Fly Zone over the country. The reason, they say, is that to […]