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Elections Podcast: Paul Ryan Isn’t Happy

FiveThirtyEight’s elections podcast team reflects on why the media and this podcast underestimated Donald Trump’s appeal in the Republican primary. And after Trump spent his first week as presumptive nominee sparring with House Speaker Paul Ryan, they discuss GOP unity, which appears more elusive than ever. Plus, what a presidential race would look like between two exceptionally disliked candidates.

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Jody Avirgan hosts and produces podcasts for FiveThirtyEight.

Nate Silver is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.

Clare Malone is a former senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

Harry Enten was a senior political writer and analyst for FiveThirtyEight.