The Third Democratic Debate In 7 Charts

For the first time this cycle, there was just one debate night, and only 10 candidates made the cut — so now we’re trying to make sense of what happened when the front-runners shared the stage. In recent weeks, the polls have shown a top tier of three to five candidates, with former Vice President […]

Politics Podcast: What Happened When The Front-Runners Were All On Stage

Embed Code <iframe frameborder=”0″ width=”100%” height=”180″ style=”margin:20px auto 25px;max-width:600px;” scrolling=”no” src=”https://fivethirtyeight.com/player/politics/27604498/”></iframe> The three polling leaders — Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders — shared a debate stage for the first time Thursday night. From the spin room floor in Houston, the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast broke down who came out on top and who struggled. […]

What’s Going On With Trump’s Approval Rating?

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week Amid headlines about racist tweets, trade wars and hurricane maps, President Trump’s approval rating has dipped slightly since the middle of July. On Tuesday, it stood at 41.0 percent, down from 43.0 percent on July 22 in FiveThirtyEight’s presidential approval tracker. While his approval […]

ABC News Democratic Debate: Live Analysis

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What Went Down In The Third Democratic Debate

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Who Will Win The Third Democratic Debate?

We’re Tracking Who Does Well (And Poorly) In The September Democratic Debate | FiveThirtyEight It’s time for the third Democratic debate! And a lot has changed since the first debate in June. Back then, there was only one clear polling front-runner, former Vice President Joe Biden, and the size of the field was daunting, with […]

Who Won The Third Democratic Debate?

Who Won The Third Democratic Debate? | FiveThirtyEight If something is going to shake up the race before the Iowa caucuses, it’s likely to be a debate. So we’re partnering with Ipsos to once again track how Thursday’s debate, hosted by ABC News, affects likely primary voters’ feelings about the candidates. The FiveThirtyEight/Ipsos poll, conducted […]

Buy, Sell Or Hold? A Special Democratic Debate Edition

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarahf (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): Welcome, everyone, to a special debate-focused preview edition of our weekly politics chat!! In recent weeks, we’ve talked a lot about the different strategies the candidates should use on the debate stage, who the lineup is good […]