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The Debt Ceiling Is Dangerous. Here’s Why It Probably Isn’t Going Anywhere.

All-out partisan conflict has jammed the gears in the U.S. Senate in recent years, causing a virtual standstill. We’ve seen the Republican Party block a presidential nominee to the Supreme Court without a hearing or vote. We’ve seen both parties increasin

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How The Pandemic Changed The Sex Work Industry

UPDATE (Aug. 25, 2021, 11:35 a.m.): When FiveThirtyEight published this video in July, longtime sex workers described their experiences with censorship across platforms in the past and told us it was only a matter of time before OnlyFans kicked them off t

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Would You Manage 70 Children And A 15-Ton Vehicle For $18 An Hour?

This article is a collaboration between FiveThirtyEight and The Fuller Project, a nonprofit newsroom reporting on issues that affect women. One day last spring, Naima Kaidi waited nearly an hour for her kindergartener and first-grader to get home from sch

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We’re Hiring A Data Editor

FiveThirtyEight is seeking an organized, process-savvy and detail-oriented Data Editor to empower some of our newsroom’s most ambitious work. This full-time role is an opportunity to apply your analytical, programming and creative skills to all stages of

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