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Nate Silver

Blogger, FiveThirtyEight.com

Nate Silver appears in the following:

First Day in the City

Monday, March 29, 2010

New York Magazine’s senior editor David Haskell edited the book My First New York, a collection of the stories of notable NYC transplants and their first experience in the city. Contributors Nate Silver, of fivethirtyeight.com, and Andre Aciman talk about their “first New Yorks”.

How did you meet New ...

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Boston Tea Party

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Yesterday's victory by Republican Scott Brown in Massachusetts' special election may have big implications for the national Democratic agenda. Nate Silver of fivethirtyeight.com breaks down the vote and the lessons learned. Then, Trudy Lieberman of the Columbia Journalism Review, and Richard Parker, lecturer in public policy at ...

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Year One

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

President Obama took office exactly one year ago today. David Sanger, Matt Miller and John Heilemann discuss Obama’s first year. Nate Silver breaks down what took place in the Massachusetts special election yesterday. And, it’s the beginning of year one for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. WNYC’s Bob Hennelly discusses ...

Crunching The Oscars

Friday, February 20, 2009

Nate Silver, political number-cruncher extraordinaire for Five Thirty Eight, has put his statistical analysis to the test and come up with predictions for this Sunday's Oscar awards.

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Crunching the Oscars with Nate Silver

Friday, February 20, 2009

Nate Silver and his FiveThirtyEight.com blog, gained prominence during the 2008 election, when his predictions came closer to the outcome than what any seasoned pollster or pundit had...

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New Era

Friday, February 20, 2009

Richard Florida looks at how the recession will reshape not just the American economy, but the fundamental demographics of the country. How will New York fare in the new economic order? Plus, inside info from NYC Scout; Joe Nocera on nationalizing the banks; Nate Silver's Oscar picks; and crowdsourcing lunch.

Roundtable discussion on the stimulus vote

Thursday, January 29, 2009

President Obama's $819 billion stimulus plan passed the House last night. Despite the new president’s calls for bipartisanship, all House Republicans and eleven Democrats opposed the ...

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Running the numbers on Congress

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Blogger Nate Silver made his name by using his skills as a baseball statistician to call the presidential race for Obama back in March. His site—FiveThirtyEight.com became the go-to s...

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Swing States

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Nate Silver, founder of political website FiveThirtyEight.com, talks about what states are in play in the presidential election and how the swing state map has changed.

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RNC Coverage: Hour 2

Friday, September 05, 2008

Brooks Jackson, director of Annenberg Political Fact Check, discusses the latest whirl of rumor and truth affecting both candidates.

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Paul Ekman, director of the Paul Ekman Group, discusses facial expressions to detect lying in politicians.

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Fred Melo, public safety reporter ...

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DNC Coverage: Hour 2

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Sheila Krumholz, Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics, follows the money with a look at the convention sponsors and the latest in campaign fundraising.

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WNYC reporter, Bob Hennelly, previews tonight's speeches.

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Nate Silver, founder of FiveThirtyEight.com talks ...

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Swinging for the Oval Office

Monday, July 28, 2008

Thus far this political season, Nate Silver has been one of the most accurate poll crunchers. His secret? He applies the methodology of baseball statistics to the bewildering world of presidential polling numbers; the man behind the Five Thirty Eight political blog, as well as Managing Partner of Baseball ...

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