Podcast rankings by iTunes are based on a private formula that apparently favors podcasts with many subscribers and a recent uptick in new subscriptions. This ranking updated September 18, 8am ET



1   Sharon Says So - Sharon McMahon (Government)
2   5-4 - Prologue Projects (Government)
3   The Fault Line: Dying for a Fight - Somethin' Else (Government)
4   9/11: Two Decades Later - iHeartRadio (Government)
5   The Lawfare Podcast - The Lawfare Institute (Government)
6   Strict Scrutiny - Leah Litman Melissa Murray Kate Shaw (Government)
7   Zero Blog Thirty - Barstool Sports (Government)
8   Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer - Civic Ventures (Government)
9   Radiolab Presents: More Perfect - WNYC Studios (Government)
10  Anne Hidalgo - Paris en Commun - Paris en Commun (Government)
11  Lawfare No Bull - Lawfare (Government)
12  Macroaggressions - Charlie Robinson (Government)
13  What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law - Roman Mars (Government)
14  The Real Story - BBC World Service (Government)
15  Sekulow Radio Show - Jay Sekulow (Government)
16  SOFcast - US Special Operations Command (Government)
17  A Matter of Degrees - Leah Stokes, Katharine Wilkinson (Government)
18  First Things Podcast - First Things (Government)
19  Commonwealth Club of California Podcast - Commonwealth Club of California (Government)
20  Legal Docket - WORLD Radio (Government)
21  Civics 101 - New Hampshire Public Radio (Government)
22  America's Town Hall with Heidi St. John - Heidi St. John (Government)
23  RSO Roundup - Riverside County Sheriff's Department (Government)
24  Show Archives – Armed American Radio | - Armed American Radio (Government)
25  Pekingology - Center for Strategic and International Studies (Government)
26  Inside the FBI - Official FBI (Government)
27  Mentors for Military Podcast - aka Mentors4Mil (Government)
28  HARDtalk - BBC World Service (Government)
29  The Uncertain Hour - Marketplace (Government)
30  Capitalisn't - University of Chicago Podcast Network (Government)
31  Ones Ready - Brian Silva (Government)
32  The Randi Rhodes Show - Randi Rhodes (Government)
33  سقراط - ثمانية/ thmanyah (Government)
34  The Truth of the Matter - CSIS | Center for Strategic and International Studies (Government)
35  Real America with Ronna McDaniel - Republican National Committee (Government)
36  The Strong Towns Podcast - Strong Towns (Government)
37  Calendar Call - CT Judicial Branch (Government)
38  U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments - Oyez (Government)
39  Dr. Scott Jensen Podcast - Dr. Scott Jensen Podcast (Government)
40  iGen Politics - Politicon (Government)
41  SOFREP Radio - iHeartRadio (Government)
42  City Journal's 10 Blocks - Manhattan Institute (Government)
43  Patriot Lessons: American History and Civics - Michael Warren (Government)
44  Divided Argument - Will Baude, Dan Epps (Government)
45  Power Problems - Cato Institute (Government)
46  2017 California Driver Audio Handbook - California DMV (Government)
47  The National Security Law Podcast - Bobby Chesney and Steve Vladeck (Government)
48  Raven 23: Presumption of Guilt - Think Again (Government)
49  The Dose - The Commonwealth Fund (Government)
50  The Deduction - Tax Foundation (Government)