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Watch and Chat Live: Brian Lehrer Talks With Nate Silver on Forecasting Elections

Monday, May 23, 2011

Today we bring you a special Twelve O'Clock Tuesday conversation, live from the Philanthropy New York annual meeting, where Brian Lehrer and Nate Silver talk politics and numbers. The next Twelve O'Clock Tuesday chat will return June 1st at noon.

Nate Silver, founder of the blog FiveThirtyEight, accurately predicted the winner of the November 2008 presidential election in 49 of the 50 states and also correctly predicted the winner of all 35 Senate races that year. He talks with Brian Lehrer about political forecasting at Philanthropy New York’s 32nd Annual Meeting on May 23rd at 4:30 p.m. If you're on twitter, use the hashtag #blnate538 to add your thoughts.

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