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Emergency Politics Podcast: Flake News!

In an emergency edition of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew reacts to Sen. Jeff Flake’s call for an FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Flake indicated that he is reluctant to vote to confirm Kavanaugh without such an investigation.

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