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The POLITICO app for iPhone and iPad brings you your politics fix in a clean, easy-to-navigate layout that keeps you up to date when you’re on the go. POLITICO delivers the fastest, most in-depth coverage of politics and policy developments and everything you need to stay up to speed on the 2016 races. POLITICO’s journalists break news and drive conversation on the White House, Capitol Hill, Washington and lobbying, the intersection of politics with Wall Street, media and personalities, and dedicated coverage of twelve policy areas.


■ Navigate quickly between several different POLITICO News sections, Blogs, Policy sections, Morning Tipsheets, POLITICO Magazine, Videos, and live online content, as well as Photos, Polls and user-saved Articles. The More Info section contains settings, a helpful FAQ, about, privacy policy, terms and conditions, and easy-to-use tell a friend and feedback mail templates.

■ The POLITICO app will dynamically deliver additional News, Blogs, or other feeds in the future, without requiring an app update. Make sure you have the notifications switch turned on in your Settings app for POLITICO, in order to be notified when new changes occur. 

■ POLITICO’s articles, videos and photos update several times every day. The app will automatically check for changes several times every hour and intelligently download only those changes that are different from the last downloaded content.

■ All downloaded article content is intelligently cached for offline reading when a network is not convenient. You can use the “AUTO UPDATE” flags in the Sections menu to control what and how much content we automatically download. 

» Follow us on Twitter: @POLITICO

What's New in Version 4.0.10

• Eliminated blank breaking news bug
• Improved performance
• Fixed other minor bugs


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Customer Reviews

Nice App, Great for Quick Fix of Politics

Easy way to periodically check in on the Roller Derby that is DC politics. Not having the refresh issues others are reporting. Was running it today on home network and Sprint LTE and content rolling in regularly and without delay. And Politico is content-rich at a time when many of us are (perhaps excessively) refreshing our news feeds to watch the latest episode of The Madness of King Donald.


It's intriguing because this app is about as functional as the government, which is what the app reports on. I no longer get push notifications. Not because I have them turned off- the app just doesn't send them. I've deleted and redownloaded to see if that helps. Then of course the obvious is still true that the app won't have the breaking story from the notification. We shall see…

Update: still do not get push notifications even though they are on in settings.

Long time user, still frustrated

You would think with the amount of views we get the ads on your site, the creators of the app could manage to make one that updates itself when I pull down to update. Instead I have to go load the Congress page, attempt to update that, fail, go back to Top News, and pray it updates. If that doesn't work? Well close the app and repeat, or go to another news app

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.0.10
  • Size: 14.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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