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Need your daily dose of news? We're ranking the best political podcasts. Featuring comedians, journalists, and politcians, the most popular political news podcasts is perfect catching up with everything happening in government, current events, and foreign affairs. What is the best podcast on politics?

If you're looking for political podcasts currently airing new episodes, NPR Politics is a must-listen. Hosted by NPR's political reporters, the weekly podcast covers all big events in politics to keep you updated. 

Another great politica podcast is Real Time with Bill Maher. Also airing on HBO, the talk show features comedian Bill Maher discussing the news with guest panelists, journalists, and celebrities. Other good politics podcasts covering Republican, Democratic, conservative, and liberal issues include NBC Meet the Press, FiveThirtyEight Politics, The Skepticrat, Slate's Political Gabfest, and Pod Save America.

Vote up the best political podcasts and feel free to add any of your favorite political podcasts missing from the list. 

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The More Perfect Union is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
The More Perfect Union

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135 100
The Ben Shapiro Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
The Ben Shapiro Show

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83 67
Pod Save America is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Pod Save America

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58 44
FiveThirtyEight Politics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
FiveThirtyEight Politics

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59 53
NPR Politics Podcast is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
NPR Politics Podcast

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37 30
Whiskey Politics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Podcaster1 added Whiskey Politics

At WhiskeyPolitics.net, Ricochet.com and iTunes

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26 21
Chapo Trap House is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Chapo Trap House

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15 9
Jeremy Scahill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
NicholasWolfson added

Scahill's  podcast is called INTERCEPTED.  

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38 43
The Rubin Report is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
The Rubin Report

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22 24
Left, Right & Center is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Left, Right & Center

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22 26
Common Sense with Dan Carlin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Common Sense with Dan Carlin

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5 4
Mueller She Wrote is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Cynthia Turney added Mueller She Wrote

Mueller, She Wrote is a binder full of women unraveling the mysteries of the Trump-Russia investigation.

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0 0
You Damn Millennials is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
ydmpod added You Damn Millennials

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22 33
The New Yorker: Politics and M... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
The New Yorker: Politics and More

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0 1
Political Bomb Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Rasean Blyden added Political Bomb Show

Exciting talk show that educates listeners while giving common sense opinion on politics, news, lifestyles, and funny song parodies.

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22 34
Slate's Political Gabfest is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Slate's Political Gabfest

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24 41
Vox's The Weeds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Vox's The Weeds

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13 24
The Skepticrat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
The Skepticrat

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14 28
Keepin' it 1600 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Keepin' it 1600

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31 57
Real Time with Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Real Time with Bill Maher

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8 20
My History Can Beat Up Your Po... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
My History Can Beat Up Your Politics

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7 22
Congressional Dish is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Congressional Dish

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4 16
FP's The Editor's Roundtable (... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
FP's The Editor's Roundtable (The E.R.)

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9 26
POLITICO's Nerdcast is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
POLITICO's Nerdcast

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6 21
So That Happened is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
So That Happened

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14 35
Slate's Trumpcast is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Slate's Trumpcast

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5 19
The Pollsters is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
The Pollsters

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4 18
Political Junkie with Ken Rudi... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
Political Junkie with Ken Rudin - MPR News

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5 21
1947: The Meet the Press Podca... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
1947: The Meet the Press Podcast

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5 21
The United States of Anxiety is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
The United States of Anxiety

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4 19
FT Politics is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
FT Politics

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15 46
NBC Meet the Press (audio) is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
NBC Meet the Press (audio)

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4 20
FT World Weekly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
FT World Weekly

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7 29
State of the Union with Jake T... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
State of the Union with Jake Tapper

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3 19
whiskey congress is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
steve5 added whiskey congress

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2 15
The Bugle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
UnrightKhan added The Bugle

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2 21
The Hagmann Report is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
The Hagmann Report

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1 19
The Run-Up is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Political Podcasts
The Run-Up