Two years ago, President Barack Obama used the annual turkey pardoning ritual to crack a joke about Nate Silver's power of prediction. This time, he took the opportunity to make fun of the conservative backlash to his recent executive action on immigration.
Ninth-ranked UCLA may not be seen as a national title contender to most college football fans, but their convincing 38-20 win over USC turned out to be the biggest of the weekend according to Nate Silver's model. Silver has updated his...Show More Summary
Alabama vaulted to the top of the College Football Playoff rankings this week after handily beating Mississippi State and now the Crimson Tide are the heavy favorites to win the national championship according to Nate Silver's model....Show More Summary
With just six weeks left in the regular season, the New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals are the heavy favorites to play in this year's Super Bowl, according to the latest model by Nate Silver. Using a rating system that accounts...Show More Summary
Heading into week eleven, the Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, and Arizona Cardinals are the overwhelming favorites to win this year's Super Bowl according to the latest model by Nate Silver. Using a rating system that accountsShow More Summary
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Last night's results brought some high-profile upsets for Silver's FiveThirtyEight
Even after last night's results, Nate Silver still seems to have the last months' criticism and second-guessing a bit under his skin.
Nate Silver's polls were really off. I mean really off.
Democrats got whooped in the midterms, losing virtually every toss-up race except New Hampshire, where Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) eked out the win. It was a stunning result — but not necessarily an unthinkable one. As of Wednesday morning, Republicans hold 52 Senate seats. Show More Summary
The media seems to be converging on this idea that Democrats are about to lose the Senate, but as usual, it was Nate Silver who was ahead of the curve. read more
Nate Silver and his ilk have proven they can predict elections with high accuracy, so maybe it's time to move on from focusing on the forecasts. I know Republicans will likely…
It’s election day in America, which means it’s time to remind you of Nate Silver and his site, FiveThirtyEight. Silver and FiveThirtyEight now have a new studio from which to cover today’s activities. The New York studio will be Silver and his team’s headquarters throughout the night. Show More Summary
The FiveThirtyEight founder forecasts a GOP Senate, but still sees a path to victory for the Democrats
Mother. Soldier. Conservative. Senator? Republican Joni Ernst has consistently cast herself as the first three during her heated Senate race in Iowa against Democrat Bruce Braley. And with Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight giving Ernst a 70 percent chance of winning tonight, adding senator to the list seems like a good bet. Show More Summary
Nate Silver has released his final predictions for tonight's midterm elections, and he estimates Republicans have a 76 percent chance of winning the Senate. Silver notes, however, that the race may not be "called" for Republicans onShow More Summary
FiveThirtyEight.com founder Nate Silver said on Monday that, though the odds favor Republicans on election night, the actual elections are not likely to be settled soon. “The GOP has a 75 percent chance to win — eventually,” Silver told MSNBC host Chris Hayes. “That might...
Nate Silver's band of warlock statisticians believe Pat Quinn will be re-elected by the slightest of margins. [ more › ]