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Politics Podcast: Live From D.C. … This Is Model Talk

In this live taping of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast in Washington, D.C. at Sixth & I, Nate and Galen break down the current FiveThirtyEight midterm forecasts for the Senate, House and gubernatorial races.

Then Nathaniel Rakich and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux join to discuss how abortion has played a role in elections this year and when we should know the results of next month’s midterms. Lastly, they all play a round of D.C.- and midterm-related trivia.

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Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

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

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux is a senior editor and senior reporter for FiveThirtyEight.

Nathaniel Rakich is a senior editor and senior elections analyst at FiveThirtyEight.