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Does Trump Really Have Unique Appeal Among Working-Class Whites?

In this week’s FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the team discusses comments former Vice President Joe Biden made during a conversation about black voters. The crew also talks through the findings of a new…

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West Virginia Mail Carrier Charged With Altering Absentee Ballot Requests

(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) — A West Virginia postal carrier has been charged with attempted election fraud after eight mail-in requests for absentee voter ballots had their party affiliations altered, including five from Democrat…

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Politics Podcast: Questions About The Parties’ Bases

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Justice Department Closes Probes Into 3 Senators Over Stock Trades Made Before Market Drop

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has closed investigations into stock trading by Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California, Kelly Loeffler of Georgia and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, according to people familiar with notifications…

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Are Arizona, Georgia And Texas Really In Play?

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarah (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): Former Vice President Joe Biden’s team is talking a big game about an expanded...

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Widower Asks Twitter to Delete Trump’s Tweets Suggesting Joe Scarborough Murdered Late Wife

(WASHINGTON) — The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough two decades ago is demanding that Twitter remove President Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting Scarborough,...

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President Trump Books Back-to-Back Memorial Day Appearances Despite Pandemic

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump booked back-to-back Memorial Day appearances despite the coronavirus pandemic, at Arlington National Cemetery and at a historic fort in Baltimore. Trump recently called Baltimore a “rat and...

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White House Fails to Meet Goal on Biweekly Testing of Nursing Homes Residents and Staff

(RICHMOND, Va.) — Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus within 14 days. It’s not...

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How Accurate Have State Polls Been?

Our latest recap of the accuracy of polling in American elections reinforced something we’ve been saying for a while: The polls are all right. In particular, polls of presidential general elections have...

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