20 Best Political News Podcasts

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Political News Podcasts

Here are 20 Best Political News Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. The NPR Politics Podcast

The NPR Politics Podcast Washington, District of Columbia, US
Every weekday, NPR's best political reporters are there to explain the big news coming out of Washington and the campaign trail. They don't ju...st tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters.more
6.8M 8.8M 6.6M 1 episode / day
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2. CNN Political Briefing

CNN Political Briefing Atlanta, Georgia, US
The political news you need to know, in 10 minutes or less. CNN Political Director David Chalian shares the latest insider analysis so you can make se...nse of the headlines.more
34.7M 61.5M 1 episode / day
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3. Verdict with Ted Cruz

Verdict with Ted Cruz Join Senator Ted Cruz and co-host Michael Knowles as they break down the most important news stories of the day and reveal what they mean to you. On '...Verdict with Ted Cruz,' you will go behind the scenes of the political debates that define our country.more
26.4K 3 episodes / week
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4. Tangle

Tangle New York City, New York, US
Independent, non-partisan politics news where you'll hear the best arguments from across the political spectrum on the news of the day. Plus, fasc...inating interviews with people in the political world.more
546 5.7K 3 episodes / week
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5. RealClearPolitics Takeaway

RealClearPolitics Takeaway US
News and Political Analysis from RealClearPolics.RealClearPolitics co-founder and president Tom Bevan joins RCP Washington Bureau Chief Carl Cannon to... discuss to discuss Democrats' Tuesday's results in an unusual midterm election. Democrats clearly outperformed projections, but several races remain undecided and much of the data is still unclear.more
166.3K 220.1K 1 episode / day
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6. Pantsuit Politics

Pantsuit Politics *One of Apple Podcasts Best Podcasts of 2021*'Compelling and thoughtful listening' - the New York TimesHosted by Kentuckians Sarah Stewart Holland and... Beth Silvers, Pantsuit Politics is an independent podcast that takes a different approach to the news. Sarah and Beth are citizens who prioritize curiosity over the conflict that often drives political conversations. Pay attention without the anxiety.more
14.1K 16.2K 1 episode / week
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7. American Political Paradise

American Political Paradise American Political Paradise is a podcast about politics and how it impacts everyone from myself to you to the government. However, this podcast will f...eature episodes on many different aspects of American Federal government as we know today. This will also spread the accurate news and political information or news stories relating to American Politics. The goal is to keep you informed on the latest scandals, stories, and events within U.S. Politics accordingly to factual sources.more
183 4 episodes / month
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8. Reel Political News - Pathway to the Presidency

Reel Political News - Pathway to the Presidency Washington, District of Columbia, US
Two White House Correspondents , Doug Christian and Christopher Bua, will nudge you through this tumultuous period as Washington insiders. We'll a...sk the tough questions, look for some answers, and have some fun along the way.more
1 3 episodes / quarter
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9. Off Topic/On Politics

Off Topic/On Politics New York City, New York, US
What happens when three New York reporters sit in a small room and talk politics ? Join host Zack Fink and the NY1 political team each week for a conv...ersation where no topic is off limits and everything is on the recordmore
200.4K 460.9K 4 episodes / month
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10. The Politics Lab

The Politics Lab Politics isn't always black and white. Dr. Bill Muck and Dr. Phil Barker, professors of political science and longtime friends, talk through the w...eek's news and discuss how political science might help make sense of things. In The Politics Lab, we put politics under the microscope.more
81 217 1 episode / week
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11. Partly Political Broadcast

Partly Political Broadcast UK
Partly Political Brodcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, inter...views with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. 'Very funny but fiercely political'more
3.4K 2.1K 1.8K 11 episodes / year
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12. The Political Theory of Everything

The Political Theory of Everything A talk show about the government's past, present, and future with break downs of daily news and political theory.
13 episodes / year
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13. Political Traction

Political Traction Political Traction takes you behind the scenes for an insider's look at what's really going on when it comes to the country's biggest poli...tical stories. Each Friday, host Adam Owen sits down with an insider from politicians to journalists, diplomats to political strategists to guide listeners through the backroom machinations shaping the news cycle. Political Traction is powered by Navigator, Canada's leading high-stakes public affairs firm.more
1K 1 episode / week
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14. Beyond Your News Feed: Understanding Contemporary Politics

Beyond Your News Feed: Understanding Contemporary Politics Providence, Rhode Island, US
Welcome to 'Beyond Your News Feed: Understanding Contemporary Politics' a new podcast sponsored by the Providence College Political Science Department.... Hosted by William Hudson, Political Science Department Chair.more
26.4K 99 32.1K 7 episodes / year
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15. News Not Noise

News Not Noise I'm Jessica Yellin, the founder of News Not Noise. For years, I worked in network news at ABC, MSNBC, and CNN, where I was the Chief White House C...orrespondent.The more years I got under my belt as a reporter, the more I became convinced that the news doesn't speak to a large part of the audience.The midterm elections were approaching and friends asked me to explain what the heck was happening in the political cycle.So, I picked up my phone and began posting short, daily explainer videos on Instagram.more
774 3 episodes / month
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16. The News Diet

The News Diet Los Angeles, California, US
The News Diet is a daily 5-10 minute news podcast for the non-news-junkie looking to get on with their day. After reviewing news outlets across all po...litical spectrums, host, Michele Carroll, summarizes the top stories of the day. The News Diet sticks to the facts of the story and avoids personal commentary so you can form your own opinions. If an issue is particularly polarizing, then both sides of the argument are presented. Whether you're a professional, parent, or college student, The News Diet is perfect to listen to during your morning coffee, afternoon commute, or evening stroll.more
9 49 12 episodes / quarter
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17. Didja Hear the News?!

Didja Hear the News?! Didja Hear the News? is a political news podcast created to keep you up-to-date on the ins and outs of the US Government whilst providing commentary u...nique to the host and round table guests.more
429 626 2 episodes / year
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Political News Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Political News. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
The Politics Lab thepoliticslab.com/episodes/96 20
Philip Barker thepoliticslab.com/episodes/96 20
Michele Carroll buzzsprout.com/1776612/11080141-tiger-woods-declines-800-million.mp3 20
Jessica Yellin spreaker.com/user/15311078/ep-58-julia-boorstin 20
Noah Rodenfels anchor.fm/nrodyunknown/episodes/Why-was-the-Presidential-Records-Act-of-1978-created--its-significance-behind-Former-President-Trumps-Mar-a-lago-raid-e1mbjaf 20
Sarah & Beth shows.acast.com/pantsuit-politics/episodes/hunter-hillary-and-trumps-greatest-hits 20
Providence College Political Science Department share.transistor.fm/s/74c96b8e 20
Political Traction navltd.com/insights/the-scrum-w-caroline-harvey-michael-cooke-and-andre-pratte/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-scrum-w-caroline-harvey-michael-cooke-and-andre-pratte 20
The Informal Informants anchor.fm/twoisopen/episodes/Daily-Dose-of-News-November-14th-e1a979b 20
Isaac Saul anchor.fm/tanglenews/episodes/A-gas-stove-ban-or-not-e1tnobq 20
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