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Politics Podcast: Why Public Opinion Changed So Dramatically On Same-Sex Marriage

By Galen Druke   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS During the span of 25 years, same-sex marriage went from being an unimaginable idea to settled law. During a shorter period — just about a decade — it went from being one of the most high-pitched culture war debates to something that politicians and activists hardly talk about. The data behind that evolution is striking. At the beginning of the millennium, about...

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Politics Podcast: How The Politics Of Cities Shape The Democratic Party

By Galen Druke   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS In 2021, cities around the country are choosing mayors to lead them through a long list of challenges, both preexisting and those brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week on the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, we began to explore the most high-profile of those mayoral contests — the New York City Democratic primary. In this installment, we put that primary...