Best Podcasts about Politics

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Creation Date October 22nd, 2019
Updated Date Updated May 7th, 2020
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List of Best Podcasts about Politics
  1. Four former aides to President Obama—Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor—are joined by journalists, politicians, activists, and more for a no-b******t conversation about politics. They cut through the noise to break down the week’s news, and help people figure out what matters and how they can help. Text us questions and comments: (323) 405-9944. New episodes Mondays and Thursdays.
  2. 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. Every afternoon.
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    Rachel Maddow works with unmatched rigor and resolve to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that's illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Join her every weeknight as she provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders.
  4. All free!! All educational. All entertaining. All professionally recorded.No empty rhetoric here. Just entertaining learning.Choose from many different topics from the best talent around the world.Visit us at americanconservativeuniversity.com
  5. ABC News' Sunday morning discussion program, featuring newsmaker interviews, panel discussions and debates on a wide range of global issues and commentary. Brought to you by George Stephanopoulos and the ABC News team.
  6. A weekly discussion about politics, hosted by The New Yorker's executive editor, Dorothy Wickenden.
  7. Journalist Mehdi Hasan is known around the world for his televised takedowns of presidents and prime ministers. In this new podcast from The Intercept, Mehdi unpacks a game-changing news event of the week while challenging the conventional wisdom. As a Brit, a Muslim and an immigrant based in Donald Trump's Washington D.C., Mehdi offers a provocative perspective on the ups and downs of American—and global—politics.
  8. Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett and a panel of comedians, actors, journalists, and some of the many famous Friends of the Pod appear before a live audience to break down the week’s biggest news. Quizzes! Impressions! Shouting at cable news clips! And everyone’s favorite: nuanced discussion. New episodes every Saturday.
  9. Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week.
  10. UK-based news podcast for trans and non-binary folks and our allies. Join snarky trans fact-finding team Michelle and Ashleigh as they dissect the news, interview guests and chat about pop culture.

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