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Forum staff reports, Published November 08 2012

VIDEO: On 'Daily Show,' stats guru Silver explains his misprediction in ND's US Senate race

Famed political statistician Nate Silver took some heat from "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart Wednesday night.

Silver, who had noted Rep. Rick Berg had a 92 percent chance of winning the U.S. Senate seat against Heidi Heitkamp, came up wrong after North Dakotans elected Heitkamp on Tuesday.

"You better get out of the business, buddy," Stewart said, drawing laughs.

Silver also points out later in the segment the polls in North Dakota "are not perfect."

Watch the clip from the show.