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Politics Podcast: Why Harris Dropped Out


After an initially promising bid, California Sen. Kamala Harris dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary race Tuesday. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew assesses why she stumbled in the polls and dropped out relatively early.

FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast: Harris Drops Out

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Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

Clare Malone is a former senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight.

Nate Silver founded and was the editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.

Micah Cohen is FiveThirtyEight’s former managing editor.