Political News Aggregator Sites and Apps

Political news aggregator sites are useful tools that offer politics news from a wide variety of sources, making it convenient to read them all in one place.

The best political news aggregators curate or select top news stories in policy and politics and present headlines along with a blurb or lead sentence, telling you the main point of each article. They are must-have tools for political junkies, especially during intense campaign seasons when political news is fast and furious.

Using an aggregator makes it easier to scan the best articles from political news websites across the Internet, shortening the amount of time it takes to keep up with the latest politics news. Either as a mobile app or desktop app, or just a website with a lot of links, news aggregation tools provide real-time news feeds on political topics.

The following pages provide information on eight of the best free political aggregation tools. Some make news more social by allowing comments or pulling in links from your friends and contacts on other apps such as Twitter.

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Memeorandum

Memeorandum

Leslie Walker

Memeorandum curates and summarizes current political news and commentary from across the political spectrum. It includes both liberal and conservative viewpoints, as well as moderate political views. The sources of the articles include a mix of major traditional news organizations and newer outlets such as blogs.

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RealClearPolitics: Pioneering Political News Aggregawtion

RealClearPolitics

Leslie Walker

RealClearPolitics is one of the oldest and most popular political news aggregators, boasting a huge following. Based in Chicago, it was founded in 2000, is updated daily and positions itself as an independent political news outlet. The site offers smart curation, linking to some of the most interesting political news, analysis, opinions, videos, and polling information from a wide variety of sources.

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PoliticsToday

PoliticsToday

Leslie Walker

PoliticsToday is a free mobile app available for iOS offering a smart mix of political news from a wide variety of sources. Its proprietary algorithm selects and presenst headlines in various categories of policy issues and politics, including many that were tweeted as links on Twitter. Users can sort news in various ways, including separate filters for conservative and liberal viewpoints. Get PoliticsToday from the iTunes app store.

MightMack, the app's publisher, also offers a similar app titled "Conservative Today" in the Google Play Store.

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PolitiPage - Conservative Political News Web Aggregator

PolitiPage

Leslie Walker

PolitiPage is a news summary site that curates and summarizes political news mostly on the conservative side of the political spectrum.

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Drudge Report

Drudge Report
Drudge Report website. Screenshot

Matt Drudge's Drudge Report is one of the Internet's earliest news aggregators. It links to major news stories of all kinds, but its specialty is politics. The design may be outdated, but the content is useful.

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Newsmax Website

Newsmax

Leslie Walker

Newsmax.com is a website published by Newsmax Media, a company specializing in conservative political news while positioning itself as an independent news site. Newsmax.com draws a lot of traffic and has grown increasingly popular over the years since it was founded by Christopher Ruddy. The site is based in West Palm Beach in Florida.

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Polurls: Political News for Moderates

Polurls
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Polurls is a blog and political news aggregator that positions itself as a news source for moderates. It offers filters at the top of the home page that users can click to sort articles by where they fall on the political spectrum — progressive, moderate or conservative. The site basically is a blog that links to articles written and published by a wide variety of other political blogs. It is maintained by Mitch Fournier.

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Newser: Politics Section

Newser politics

Leslie Walker

Newser is a general news aggregator founded by Michael Wolff that has a snazzy interface, making scanning a lot of different news sources a breeze. It employs human editors who select and highlight news from a wide group of American and foreign news sources. Its politics section is particularly strong on the mobile app. Newser is a free mobile app and a website.