20 Best Political News Podcasts
Political News Podcasts
Here are 20 Best Political News Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. 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 just tell you what happened. They tell you why it matters.
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Play⋅ 6.7M⋅ 8.9M ⋅1 episode / day Get Email Contact
2. CNN Political Briefing
Atlanta, Georgia, US
The political news you need to know, in 10 minutes or less. Hosted by David Chalian.
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Play⋅ 34.7M⋅ 61.3M ⋅1 episode / day Get Email Contact
3. 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.
Also in Conservative Political Podcasts, Political Debate Podcasts
Play⋅ 26.4K ⋅3 episodes / week Get Email Contact
4. Partly Political Broadcast
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things, and top-level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much.
Also in UK Funny Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.4K⋅ 2.1K ⋅1 episode / week Get Email Contact
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, fascinating interviews with people in the political world.
Play⋅ 546⋅ 5.5K ⋅1 episode / day Get Email Contact
6. 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 political 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.
Play⋅ 1K ⋅1 episode / week Get Email Contact
7. RealClearPolitics Takeaway
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.
Play⋅ 166.3K⋅ 222.1K ⋅1 episode / day Get Email Contact
8. Beyond Your News Feed: Understanding Contemporary Politics
Welcome to 'Beyond Your News Feed: Understanding Contemporary Politics' a new podcast sponsored by the Providence College Political Science Department. Host William Hudson, Political Science Department Chair, and colleagues will provide expert analysis of current political events and issues, delving more deeply into their causes and consequences than can be found in typical media sources.
Play⋅ 100 ⋅1 episode / quarter Get Email Contact
9. 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.
Play⋅ 14.1K⋅ 16.5K ⋅1 episode / week Get Email Contact
10. 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 feature 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.
Play⋅ 161 ⋅4 episodes / month Get Email Contact
11. 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 Correspondent.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.
Play⋅ 767 ⋅3 episodes / month Get Email Contact
12. 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 conversation where no topic is off limits and everything is on the record
Play⋅ 200.4K⋅ 464.2K ⋅4 episodes / month Get Email Contact
13. 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 week's news and discuss how political science might help make sense of things. In The Politics Lab, we put politics under the microscope.
Play⋅ 81⋅ 219 ⋅1 episode / week Get Email Contact
14. 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.
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Play 13 episodes / year Get Email Contact
15. 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 ask the tough questions, look for some answers, and have some fun along the way.
Play⋅ 1 ⋅3 episodes / quarter Get Email Contact
16. 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 political 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.
Play⋅ 9⋅ 49 ⋅12 episodes / quarter Get Email Contact
17. 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 unique to the host and round table guests.
Play⋅ 429⋅ 616 ⋅2 episodes / year Get Email Contact
Political News Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|The Politics Lab||thepoliticslab.com/episodes/96||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 News Podcast Topics
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