Politics is a never-ending industry. Updates on the latest news, events and candidates can come in at any point in time ranging from 3 a.m. to 10 p.m. This non-stop nature of the political world makes it difficult for political junkies to stay on top of the latest and most up-to-date information, but with the help of a handheld smartphone, and some carefully chosen mobile apps, the political world can be in the palm of your hand.
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The following are some of the top mobile apps every political junkie should have downloaded on their smartphone, iPhone, Android phone or cheap cell phones.
Ever want to know if what a political candidate is saying is true or not? While there is a no 100% sure way to know if what is being spoken is true, the Politifact Mobile app can get you pretty darn close. This mobile app tracks and rates how truthful a statement is or is not. Each statement is compared to other statements the candidates said, and measured for consistency. This measurement is used to provide users with a meter of how truthful the candidates really are.
Slate Magazine Mobil App
Download the Slate Magazine mobile app and a political junkie will have everything they need at their fingertips. The Slate Magazine mobile app offers direct links to articles, podcasts, and videos that cover a wide variety of topics ranging from politics, world news, and election updates.
In addition to the instant updates and links to political articles, the Slate Magazine mobile app hosts a weekly podcast called “Political Gabfest”. This podcast allows users to get a fresh look at politics and world events that might not be offered through mainstream media outlets like newspapers, talk shows, or news broadcasts.
Congress and Congress+
Updates and information on presidential candidates isn’t the only thing political junkies need. They also need to know what is going on in other branches of government, such as Congress or House of Representatives. The Congress or Congress+ mobile app will give political nuts everything they need to track certain members of Congress and the House of Representatives. This mobile app will keep track of voting records for the Senators and Representatives, who is in the headlines, and who might be backing the politician. The mobile app even has a quick link to allow users to contact their representatives regarding important issues.
Ever wonder what it would be like to sit in on a Congress session or a political debate without having someone interpret what is being said? The C-SPAN Radio app gives you the tools to enjoy the political world without interruptions from commentators or others. Just download the app and you can listen to live sessions of Congress, or even download major speeches given by high-ranking political officials.
The political world is always changing, so why would you wait to find out what is happening? Download these mobile apps and you’ll have the latest and greats information in the palm of your hand on virtually every aspect of the political world.