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Politics Podcast: Bernie Sanders Suspends His Campaign For President

Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Wednesday that he is suspending his campaign for president of the United States. In this emergency installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses why he lost, why he decided to drop out when he did, and what his role in American politics will be going forward.

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Sanders Drops Out

FiveThirtyEight Emergency Podcast: Sanders drops out of presidential race

Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

Clare Malone is a former senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

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