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Politics Podcast: Public Opinion Of The Black Lives Matter Movement Has Shifted. What Happens Next?

Support for the Black Lives Matter movement has increased dramatically over the past few weeks. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the team looks at whether public opinion on police and racism has moved in tandem. They also discuss the request from President Trump’s re-election campaign that CNN retract and apologize for a poll showing him trailing former Vice President Joe Biden and ask whether the partisan positions on social distancing have broken down.

FiveThirtyEight Podcast: Views of Black Lives Matter have shifted. What happens next?

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