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Politics Podcast: A Conversation About Our Pollster Ratings

FiveThirtyEight has updated its pollster ratings for the first time since before the 2016 presidential election. In this episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Nate Silver discusses the state of polling in the U.S. and what to expect in 2018.

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

Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.