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Best Political TV Show: ‘The West Wing’ or ‘Madam Secretary’?

Following politics can be exhausting, but TV shows always make for a great escape. We want Tylters to tell us which political series they love most. "The West Wing" is considered by many to be the greatest political drama of all time, running for seven seasons in the early aughts. But "Madam Secretary," now in its fourth season, is still loved by many. Which political TV show is your favorite? 📺 🇺🇸

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When watching the news gets too stressful, many of us turn to our favorite political television shows instead. From dramas like "The West Wing" to comedies like "Parks and Recreation," political series have long kept Americans entertained. But which is your all-time favorite?

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Aaron Sorkin's "The West Wing" premiered in 1999 and ran for seven seasons. It has long been considered one of the best political dramas of all time.

Read the synopsis, per IMDB:

Presidential advisers get their personal lives hopelessly tangled up with professional duties as they try to conduct the business of running a country. Fictional Democratic President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet suffers no fools, and that policy alienates many. He and his dedicated staffers struggle to balance the needs of the country with the political realities of Washington, D.C.

Is "The West Wing" your favorite?

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"Madam Secretary" premiered in 2014 and stars Téa Leoni as Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord. Currently in its fourth season, the show has remained a fan favorite in the world of political drama.

Read the synopsis, per IMDB:

Madam Secretary explores Secretary Elizabeth McCord's life as the determined United States Secretary of State. McCord drives international diplomacy, battles office politics, and circumvents protocol if needed as she negotiates worldwide issues. The show also focuses on the personal lives of the characters.

Is "Madam Secretary" your favorite?

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FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Best Political TV Show: ‘The West Wing’ or ‘Madam Secretary’?
#TeamWestWing
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamMadamSecretary