Why Some Senate Democrats Voted Against Raising The Minimum Wage

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In this episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discusses what New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s political future may hold and how his constituents are reacting to the sexual-harassment allegations against him. They also discuss the push among moderate Senate Democrats to amend some of the provisions in the American Rescue Plan and look at the politics and science behind the drive to loosen COVID-19 restrictions in some states.

Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter. @galendruke

Nate Silver is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight. @natesilver538

Nathaniel Rakich is an elections analyst at FiveThirtyEight. @baseballot

Alex Samuels is a politics reporter at FiveThirtyEight. @AlexSamuelsx5

Anna Rothschild is FiveThirtyEight’s senior producer for video. @Anna_Rothschild

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