Popular twitter accounts within Politics

 
Barack Obama (@BarackObama)
This account is run by Organizing for Action staff. Tweets from the President are signed -bo.
Location: Washington, DC
Joined twitter: March 5th, 2007
Web: http://t.co/8aJ56Jcemr
41,347,046
followers
653,476
following
10,958
updates
 
The White House (@WhiteHouse)
Follow for the latest from President Obama and his administration. Tweets from the President are signed –bo. Tweets may be archived: http://t.co/Zx6Fxwkpzi.
Location: Washington, DC
Joined twitter: April 10th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/2mumOwMTso
4,549,611
followers
180
following
12,686
updates
 
The New Yorker (@NewYorker)
The New Yorker is a weekly magazine with a mix of reporting of politics and culture, humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry, and reviews and criticism.
Location: New York, NY
Joined twitter: May 6th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/RJjEvb2dV6
2,930,660
followers
260
following
17,035
updates
 
Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow)
I see political people... (Retweets do not imply endorsement.)
Location: New York, NY USA
Joined twitter: September 4th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/KtNvfeNDMl
2,824,249
followers
1,579
following
2,529
updates
 
GeorgeStephanopoulos (@GStephanopoulos)
@GMA Anchor, @ThisWeekABC Anchor and @ABC Chief Political Correspondent
Location: New York, NY
Joined twitter: October 30th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/ERcbULt4GC
1,926,939
followers
681
following
4,012
updates
 
NPR Politics (@nprpolitics)
Political coverage and conversation from @NPRnews
Location: Washington, DC
Joined twitter: May 3rd, 2007
Web: http://t.co/eDcomsQk0c
1,848,892
followers
105,099
following
25,651
updates
 
John Dickerson (@jdickerson)
Political Director CBS/Political correspondent Slate. Articles, appearances posted at @johndickerson
Location: ÜT: 38.900256,-77.080621
Joined twitter: April 11th, 2007
Web: http://t.co/N2QPvMS7bN
1,364,480
followers
978
following
13,967
updates
 
Ayman Nour (@AymanNour)
Egyptian Politician, Leader of Ghad El Thawra Liberal Party, Former Parliament Member (1995-2005), Presidential Candidate for 2012.
Location: ِEgypt مصر الحرة
Joined twitter: October 8th, 2009
1,074,702
followers
15,125
following
5,163
updates
 
Gameela Ismail (@GameelaIsmail)
Egyptian Politician/TV host
Location: Egypt
Joined twitter: January 13th, 2010
Web: http://t.co/NCMnuSJWlG
937,944
followers
549
following
9,437
updates
 
Rob Lowe (@RobLowe)
Love: family, dogs, espresso from an IV, politics, story telling, sobriety, acting, music, glassy overhead conditions. Hate: decaf
Location: Los Angeles
Joined twitter: March 10th, 2010
Web: http://t.co/7OfVeZzpuZ
803,442
followers
206
following
3,480
updates
 
Slate (@Slate)
Politics, culture, technology, business, news, and commentary. Procrastinate better.
Joined twitter: June 19th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/0SmrOUgNmZ
758,393
followers
451
following
71,305
updates
 
Wolf Blitzer (@wolfblitzer)
I'm the anchor of CNN's The Situation Room (@CNNSitRoom), CNN's lead political anchor, and, yes, I do my own tweeting.
Location: Washington D.C.
Joined twitter: September 3rd, 2009
Web: http://t.co/eozRhvH5SP
691,114
followers
863
following
6,314
updates
 
POLITICO (@politico)
Politics, Political News
Location: Washington, D.C.
Joined twitter: October 8th, 2007
Web: http://t.co/ojFgli1EbE
679,243
followers
888
following
66,808
updates
 
Nate Silver (@fivethirtyeight)
Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight. Author, The Signal and the Noise (http://t.co/9mLliQYI8N). Sports/politics/food geek.
Location: New York
Joined twitter: August 27th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/9mLliQYI8N
656,699
followers
645
following
8,238
updates
 
Dazed & Confused (@DazedMagazine)
Youth and pop culture provocateurs since 1991. Fearless fashion, music, art, film, politics and ideas from today's bleeding edge. Declare Independence.
Location: London
Joined twitter: July 4th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/mVew7qJ7Eg
638,735
followers
13,554
following
15,324
updates
 
Nansen Malin (@nansen)
Passionate about politics, technology, beach life, salmon, oysters, free markets and creating change.
Location: Seaview WA
Joined twitter: April 14th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/QbZQOHnXHb
612,636
followers
442,682
following
35,818
updates
 
Avaaz (@Avaaz)
A global web movement with over 25 million members spanning every nation -- bringing people-powered politics to decision-making everywhere.
Location: Worldwide
Joined twitter: March 27th, 2007
Web: http://t.co/naruZEHwpp
586,574
followers
4,564
following
1,885
updates
 
msnbc (@msnbc)
The place for in-depth analysis, political commentary and informed perspectives. Have questions? Tweet to @ColinJones @Farrashley @NishaChittal and @CaraMaresca
Joined twitter: March 29th, 2007
Web: http://t.co/qDB70fwbMP
560,285
followers
615
following
53,130
updates
 
आज तक (@aajtak)
AajTak covers breaking news, latest news, news in politics, sports, business and cinema. Follow us for the latest in news and views.
Location: India
Joined twitter: May 26th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/I7o1HIRoZ2
555,374
followers
234
following
41,911
updates
 
Cornel West (@CornelWest)
1 of America's most provocative public intellectuals; a champion for racial justice through the traditions of the black Church, progressive politics, & jazz.
Location: Princeton, NJ
Joined twitter: April 30th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/YcNhLKO6Ji
547,668
followers
144
following
2,639
updates
 
Joe Biden (@JoeBiden)
This account is run by #Obama2012 campaign staff. Tweets from the Vice President are signed -Joe.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Joined twitter: March 11th, 2007
Web: http://t.co/dssREMjPoB
535,278
followers
16
following
991
updates
 
Ben Ferguson Show (@benfergusonshow)
Nationally Syndicated Radio Host/ @CNN Political Commentator/Author ,Saved by His grace. Love Tennis, Golf, playing Drums, @OleMissRebels!! GOD BLESS AMERICA!
Joined twitter: June 8th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/4114faJJmD
518,563
followers
1,844
following
4,286
updates
 
Dr Joseph Obi (@DrJosephObi)
Alternative Medicine Doctor | Quackery Professor | Black UK Politician | Human Rights Campaigner | Medical Blog Guru | Art Based MD | Celebrity Fashion Blogger
Location: International
Joined twitter: April 12th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/zIBtdKQslj
434,469
followers
21
following
528
updates
 
Bret Baier (@BretBaier)
Bret Baier is the Chief Political Anchor for Fox News and Anchor of Special Report with Bret Baier. He formerly served as Chief WH Correspondent for FNC.
Location: Washington, DC
Joined twitter: January 5th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/H5iDsdxzst
446,074
followers
4,876
following
21,716
updates
 
CSPAN (@cspan)
Capitol Hill. The White House. National Politics.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Joined twitter: July 31st, 2008
Web: http://t.co/eVlTEBsajv
441,015
followers
8,161
following
13,681
updates
 
Bear fan Ron Show (@bearfanron)
Host of the Bear fan Ron Show on http://t.co/RI7XqR5HCC Love Sports Food Politics the Chicago Bears Cubs Blackhawks and Bulls Conservative, blocker of Trolls
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Joined twitter: December 21st, 2008
442,152
followers
199,849
following
9,029
updates
 
Dan Nainan (@comediandan)
World travelling 100% clean comedian Dan Nainan, paid tourist who has performed for president Obama. My email is comediandan@gmail.com
Location: Up In The Air
Joined twitter: September 2nd, 2008
Web: http://t.co/MLJB9MAkRz
438,637
followers
40
following
1,160
updates
 
The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic)
Feed for The Atlantic magazine and http://t.co/ILQ1j7p3. Politics, business, technology, entertainment, health, global affairs. Managed by @c_heller.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Joined twitter: April 27th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/EQmoi9a2DE
430,524
followers
934
following
53,203
updates
 
Foreign Policy (@ForeignPolicy)
The magazine for global politics, economics and ideas. Most tweets by @emmacarew. Follow our staff: https://t.co/NwozHZtGy0
Joined twitter: March 26th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/2sRF45vWBX
421,684
followers
402
following
12,351
updates
 
The Independent (@Independent)
News, comment and features from The Independent. Also follow: @IndyVoices, @IndyPolitics, @IndyWorld and our journalists at http://t.co/iLUMF0Mk
Location: London, United Kingdom
Joined twitter: October 26th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/wDS5ly0QoO
412,541
followers
1,735
following
54,342
updates
 
Chuck Todd (@chucktodd)
Political junkie; @NBCNews reporter & analyst; @msnbc @dailyrundown host; Covering politics since '92; And, yes, I tweet about sports too. http://t.co/nxA4oXNX
Location: Washington, DC
Joined twitter: June 24th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/6ffFHSRs
409,744
followers
1,307
following
35,080
updates
 
HuffPost Politics (@HuffPostPol)
The latest political news from The Huffington Post's politics team.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Joined twitter: July 16th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/FzPuym3QCu
371,553
followers
9,083
following
201,736
updates
 
Mónica Rincón (@tv_monica)
Periodista, Magíster en Cs Polit y conductora de CNN Chile
Location: Chile
Joined twitter: May 5th, 2009
371,799
followers
691
following
29,029
updates
 
Reverend Al Sharpton (@TheRevAl)
Baptist Minister & Political, Civil Rights, and Social Justice Activist
Location: ÜT: 38.902155,-77.030159
Joined twitter: May 25th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/H2Vcrs4GE7
364,344
followers
164
following
6,329
updates
 
Barack Obama News (@ObamaNews)
News about Barack Obama - Unofficial
Location: Washington DC
Joined twitter: March 8th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/kd5aVXZ5oo
354,135
followers
3,173
following
44,718
updates
 
Jon Snow (@jonsnowC4)
Anchor,Channel4News: hungry for info. Interests:development/homelessness,/the abroad/people/politics/art./life!
Location: Mainly London UK
Joined twitter: March 31st, 2010
Web: http://t.co/uTlP6ZPVIS
356,148
followers
288
following
7,313
updates
 
Mother Jones (@MotherJones)
Investigative journalism, politics, chart-tastic, and sometimes sarcastic. We're the nonprofit news organization that brought you the 47 percent video.
Joined twitter: December 31st, 2008
Web: http://t.co/GNND6fdB
353,028
followers
954
following
91,140
updates
 
Salon.com (@Salon)
Providing fearless political journalism and cultural analysis since the dawn of the digital era. We're also at http://t.co/ZgymlpWk
Joined twitter: October 24th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/3bvggoVben
348,168
followers
5,464
following
50,218
updates
 
The Nation (@thenation)
Critical and independent reporting on politics, social issues, culture and the arts.
Joined twitter: March 22nd, 2007
Web: http://t.co/PpzoTPS9
318,151
followers
1,957
following
32,907
updates
 
EveNewtonJobs (@EveNewtonJobs)
In US for 32 yrs from UK, Army vet (101st) love this country, my sports, politics, TV/movies/music & Springsteen: only Boss i answer to is called Bruce.
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Joined twitter: September 9th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/xxfIFLe9oo
314,149
followers
2,703
following
20,673
updates
 
ThinkProgress (@thinkprogress)
Hard-hitting political news and analysis. Tweets by @JuddLegum and @OkieCaitlin.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Joined twitter: July 9th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/FrJaSyrOML
297,873
followers
938
following
39,559
updates
 
Malta Doctor (@MaltaDoctor)
Malta | Gozo | Maltese Islands | Twitter Blog | Medical News Centre | Health Tourism Clinic | Political Intrigues | Animated Conversation | EU Healthcare Advice
Location: Malta
Joined twitter: March 7th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/Bpdltz6lQ4
286,821
followers
25
following
182
updates
 
Fox News Politics (@foxnewspolitics)
Follow us for the latest political news and updates!
Location: Washington, D.C.
Joined twitter: August 28th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/hp4EoFaNoR
269,657
followers
198
following
27,075
updates
 
The Source Magazine (@TheSource)
The Bible & Authority of Hip Hop music, culture and politics. More than a magazine. #25thAnniversary: 2014
Location: Worldwide (online and offline)
Joined twitter: October 7th, 2008
Web: http://t.co/8hh8JBmFu8
261,249
followers
2,782
following
88,944
updates
 
Jeffrey Levin (@jilevin)
Marketing Programs Manager, social media, human rights, politics and news junkie, #hrc #p2 #topprog #TeamFollowBack
Location: San Jose, CA
Joined twitter: March 16th, 2009
259,708
followers
152,175
following
180,147
updates
 
A/D/H Consult (@ADH_Consult)
ADH Consult ® is a registered non profit mark / Christianity . politics . economy . health . wisdom . pictures / Following back and posting great quotes
Location: Worldwide
Joined twitter: March 15th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/2TD5g1bHVA
256,717
followers
256,733
following
18,061
updates
 
Fox News Alert (@foxnewsalert)
Latest news on politics, entertainment, global affairs and more -- right on Twitter! Sign up for e-mail and text alerts here: http://t.co/3xh4IrIHCp
Location: New York, NY
Joined twitter: April 16th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/BHr5ODyt82
233,527
followers
61
following
820
updates
 
وائل خليلWael Khalil (@wael)
My family, politics and technology... note: if i tweet too much, too little, u don't like me; u can unfollow me at your will, no questions asked
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Joined twitter: March 14th, 2007
Web: http://t.co/dA6vc5sQq7
229,538
followers
2,209
following
81,562
updates
 
CNN Political Ticker (@PoliticalTicker)
CNN's political news updates as they happen. Follow @CNNPolitics for a deeper dive into the issues from our politics team.
Joined twitter: October 4th, 2007
Web: http://t.co/Ni9LLuIrfu
225,086
followers
34
following
54,067
updates
 
BBC Question Time (@bbcquestiontime)
The BBC's flagship political debate programme. Use #bbcqt to get involved in the discussion, particularly (but not exclusively) on Thursdays from 10.35pm
Location: UK
Joined twitter: February 12th, 2009
Web: http://t.co/t5MaIwKp43
227,432
followers
277
following
6,720
updates