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Which Parents Are The Most Tired?

Which Parents Are The Most Tired?

Pollapalooza Which Parents Are The Most Tired? By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux Jan. 27, 2023, at 6:00 AM PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY FIVETHIRTYEIGHT / GETTY IMAGES Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. At some point last year — maybe around when my child woke up wailing at 4 a.m. for the thousandth time — I gave up wondering when I would stop being so tired. For parents of young children, “tired” isn’t a state of being that can be sloughed off with…

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Republicans Didn’t Get Less Popular After All That Speaker Drama — They Were Already Unpopular

Republicans Didn’t Get Less Popular After All That Speaker Drama — They Were Already Unpopular

Congress Republicans Didn’t Get Less Popular After All That Speaker Drama — They Were Already Unpopular By Nathaniel Rakich Jan. 26, 2023, at 6:00 AM House Speaker Kevin McCarthy won the gavel after 15 rounds of voting. Elizabeth Frantz / For The Washington Post via Getty Images The election for speaker of the House may have gripped Washington, D.C., for almost a week earlier this month, but the rest of the country apparently reacted with a big fat shrug. According…

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Politics Podcast: Baby Boomers’ Strength Was In Their Numbers. That’s Changing.

Politics Podcast: Baby Boomers’ Strength Was In Their Numbers. That’s Changing.

FiveThirtyEight   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS In his new book “Aftermath: The Last Days of the Baby Boom and the Future of Power in America,” Washington Post national columnist Philip Bump argues that many of the fissures that the country is facing today — politically, economically, culturally — have to do with the Baby Boomers getting old. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Galen Druke speaks with Bump about what he found. You can…

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How The Baby Boom Changed American Politics

How The Baby Boom Changed American Politics

In his new book “Aftermath: The Last Days of the Baby Boom and the Future of Power in America,” Washington Post national columnist Philip Bump argues that many of the fissures that the country is facing today — politically, economically, culturally — have to do with the Baby Boomers getting old. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast, Galen Druke speaks with Bump about what he found. Powered by WPeMatico

Yes, 2023 Is An Election Year. Here Are The Races To Watch.

Yes, 2023 Is An Election Year. Here Are The Races To Watch.

2023 Election Yes, 2023 Is An Election Year. Here Are The Races To Watch. By Geoffrey Skelley Jan. 25, 2023, at 6:00 AM PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SCHERER / GETTY IMAGES President this, Senate that. FiveThirtyEight has already expended ample digital ink looking ahead to the elections that will take place in 2024, including the nascent presidential nomination race and the fate of the Democrats’ slim majority in the U.S. Senate. We’re not going to apologize for this — and…

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Is It Fair To Compare Biden’s And Trump’s Classified Documents Scandals?

Is It Fair To Compare Biden’s And Trump’s Classified Documents Scandals?

2024 Election Is It Fair To Compare Biden’s And Trump’s Classified Documents Scandals? A FiveThirtyEight Chat Jan. 24, 2023, at 3:19 PM Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. nrakich (Nathaniel Rakich, senior elections analyst): President Biden is in hot water over the discovery of classified documents from the Obama administration in his possession. In November, attorneys for the president discovered a handful of documents with classified markings on them at the Penn Biden Center…

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Politics Podcast: What The Debt Ceiling And George Santos’s Career Have In Common

Politics Podcast: What The Debt Ceiling And George Santos’s Career Have In Common

FiveThirtyEight   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS Last week showed the diversity of challenges House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will be faced with as the leader of a five-seat Republican majority — from what to do with a swing district fabulist to the prospect of the United States defaulting on its debt. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses how debates on both the debt ceiling and the future of Rep. George Santos’s career…

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What To Do About George Santos

What To Do About George Santos

In Part 2 of this week’s FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast, the crew asks why House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has declined to call Rep. George Santos to resign and considers a poll showing that 60 percent of his district’s voters want him to. Powered by WPeMatico

The Debt Ceiling Countdown Begins

The Debt Ceiling Countdown Begins

In Part 1 of this week’s FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast, the crew discusses why raising the debt ceiling this congress may prove more challenging than during past episodes of debt limit brinkmanship. Powered by WPeMatico