Politics Podcast: There is a 6 in 10 chance that a party will control both houses of Congress

According to FiveThirtyEight’s midterm forecast, Republicans have a 69 percent chance of winning back the House of Representatives, while Democrats have a 68 percent chance of retaining control of the Senate, although there has been some movement behind those top-line numbers.

In this episode of “Model Talk” on the FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast, Nate Silver and Galen Druke discuss how polling may change ahead of the midterms, including the shift from registered voters to likely voters, and whether generic voting could continue to favor Democrats. They also answer some audience questions, including what’s going on in the Alaska Senate election and just how important the quality of the candidates really is.

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