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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