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What The White House Thinks The Economy Needs

Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, Heather Boushey, joins the podcast to discuss what is in the...

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Osaka's Rise Doesn't Mean Serena Is Done

Hot Takedown talks through the results of the Australian Open and previews March Madness. Yes, it is almost March.

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Democrats' COVID Relief Bill Is Popular

The team looks at the popularity of the Democrats' COVID relief plan and how both Democrats and Republicans are...

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How The Crisis In Texas Happened

Texas has been in a dire situation this week. Millions of people were without power or heat, and in some cases water,...

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Why Seven Republicans Voted To Convict Trump

Nevada Democrats introduced a bill on Monday that would change their state's presidential nominating contest from a...

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Grading The NHL's Start On And Off The Ice

Hot Takedown looks at the start of the NHL season and the current state of sports video games. Plus: an MLB free...

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The Meaning Of Democrats' Impeachment Argument

While it appears unlikely that 17 Republicans will join Democrats in voting to convict the former president, the...

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How The Bucs Sunk The Chiefs

Hot Takedown breaks down Super Bowl LV: how the Buccaneers dismantled the Chiefs’ offense and what this win...

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What Georgia Republicans' Proposed Voting Restrictions Would Do

Tia Mitchell, of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, joins the podcast to discuss what to expect from former President...

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What Could The GOP's Future Look Like?

Galen Druke discusses that question with pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson and writers Ramesh Ponnuru and Henry Olsen,...

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Baby GOAT vs. Grizzled GOAT

Hot Takedown previews Super Bowl LV and discusses the tensions between MLB owners and players. 

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Biden's Response To The Pandemic

Kaiser Health News's Anna Maria Barry-Jester joins the crew to discuss how Biden's response to the pandemic is...

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The Final Model Talk Of 2020

Nate and Galen look back at the results of the Georgia Senate runoffs and discuss what the Democratic wins say about...

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The Analytics On Being Aggressive

Hot Takedown discusses the NFL conference championship games and the Baseball Hall of Fame. 

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Partisans Don't Just Disagree, They Hate One Another

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux and Maggie Koerth join the podcast to discuss their reporting on partisan discord and violence...

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The Biden Presidency Begins

On the first podcast episode of the Biden presidency, the crew reacts to President Biden's inauguration speech --...

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Did Trump Change The Rules Of Politics?

This is the final FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast episode of the Trump presidency. The crew, joined by ABC News...

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One Super Bowl Win Isn't Enough Anymore?

Hot Takedown discusses Drew Brees' legacy and James Harden's first days with the Brooklyn Nets.

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Why 10 Republicans Voted For Impeachment

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 232-197 to impeach President Trump a second time. In this...

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Alabama Was The Unstoppable Force AND The Immovable Object

Hot Takedown reflects on Alabama's title win and how sports will keep intersecting with politics after Trump.

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