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Politics Podcast: We Don’t Know Yet Whether Unrest In Kenosha And Portland Will Help Trump

There’s been media speculation over the past week that unrest in places like Kenosha, Wisconsin, and Portland, Oregon, could reshape the presidential race and hurt Democratic nominee Joe Biden. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast crew discusses why there is not yet evidence to back up these assertions. They also preview Tuesday’s Democratic Senate primary race in Massachusetts between incumbent Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Joe Kennedy III.

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Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

Perry Bacon Jr. was a senior writer for FiveThirtyEight.

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

Clare Malone is a former senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.