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‘Straight-Up Misinformation’: Pollster Nate Silver Calls Out Speaker Pelosi For Misrepresenting His Work

Posted on AllSides July 8th, 2022
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The founder and editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver, called out Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Twitter for misrepresenting several of the polling group’s 2022 Senate midterm projections Tuesday.

Silver responded to screenshots of an email reported to be from Pelosi’s reelection campaign. The email, originally shared by RealClearPolitics’ Sean Trende, stated that Pelosi and her team were in “disbelief” because “Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight just announced that Democrats are poised to win SIX Senate seats this November,” according to the email.

Silver responded to the tweet, stating that the claim made in the email...

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