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Elections Podcast: The General Election Polls Tighten

Guest host Micah Cohen, FiveThirtyEight’s politics editor, and the elections podcast crew discuss the latest general-election polls, which show the race tightening between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and the growing tension between Bernie Sanders and the Democratic National Committee. Plus, what to make of the Washington Post poll about the DC football team’s offensive moniker.

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The FiveThirtyEight Elections podcast publishes Monday evenings, with occasional special episodes throughout the week. Help new listeners discover the show by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. Have a comment, question or suggestion for “good polling vs. bad polling”? Get in touch by email, on Twitter or in the comments.

Jody Avirgan hosts and produces podcasts for FiveThirtyEight.

Micah Cohen is FiveThirtyEight’s former managing editor.

Clare Malone is a former senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

Nate Silver founded and was the editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.

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