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Politics Podcast: Should Democrats Move Left?

About a dozen high-profile Democrats came out last week in favor of Sen. Bernie Sanders’s single payer health care bill. At about the same time, Hillary Clinton accused Sanders of disrupting the Democratic Party with unrealistic policy proposals during the 2016 primary. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team debates the role that Sanders, Clinton and the ideas they’re advocating for will play in the party’s future.

Plus, the crew weighs the risks for both President Trump and Democratic leadership of working together on codifying the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Jody Avirgan hosts and produces podcasts for FiveThirtyEight.

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

Clare Malone is a former senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

Harry Enten was a senior political writer and analyst for FiveThirtyEight.