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Politics Podcast: How Republicans Could Boost Their Chances In November

FiveThirtyEight’s polling averages currently show President Trump trailing former Vice President Joe Biden by nearly 10 percentage points nationally and behind in every swing state. In the current environment, Democrats would have a number of paths to winning a majority in the Senate. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew considers strategies that the president and Republicans could use to try to turn their fall electoral prospects around.

FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast: How Trump Could Improve His Electoral Odds

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Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

Nate Silver is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.

Clare Malone is a former senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

Perry Bacon Jr. was a senior writer for FiveThirtyEight.