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Take your front-row seat at the day's biggest political events and policy discussions with C-SPAN Now.

Take your front-row seat at the day's biggest political events and policy discussions with C-SPAN Now.
Watch live and on demand C-SPAN's complete coverage of the House and Senate, congressional hearings, White House events, the courts, the campaigns and more from the world of politics. Listen to C-SPAN Radio and discover a variety of informative podcasts. Watch the three C-SPAN TV networks* and the latest episodes of "Washington Journal" and "Q&A". Find current schedule information for C-SPAN’s TV networks and C-SPAN Radio.
From your mobile device, on C-SPAN Now you'll find anywhere, anytime access to:
• Live streams of U.S. Congress floor proceedings
• Live streams of each day's key congressional hearings and other top political events
• On-demand access to the latest events
• Featured clips driving the news
• C-SPAN Radio
• Podcasts on politics, history and nonfiction books
• Latest episodes of "Washington Journal" and "Q&A"
• Up-to-date schedule information for C-SPAN TV networks and C-SPAN Radio

*Your cable or satellite subscription comes with complimentary access to the full array of content on C-SPAN Now. Get started by signing in with your cable or satellite provider for unlimited viewing. Access to view or listen to the three television networks is reserved for our cable and satellite TV customers. Access to federal government events and other resources on C-SPAN Now is available to everyone as a public service.

C-SPAN Now...Washington unfiltered.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
111 Ratings

111 Ratings

SuMaKiVa ,

Unfiltered news in your pocket - C-SPAN Now

Way to go, C-SPAN! Finally an app to watch political events without TV talking heads or commercial interruptions. I love how C-SPAN just lets you see the whole thing and this puts it all on my phone to watch.

Quick take: it's easy to find live coverage of events, and the Featured Clips are timely and a great way to catch-up on what's newsy each day. Best of all you get free, live access to the big political events. As with other TV nets' apps you have to sign-in to watch the actual 3 C-SPAN TV channels (I guess that's fair because that's how C-SPAN is funded). All in all I'm giving this top rating for its simplicity and for giving me what I most want to watch from C-SPAN.

Developer Response ,

We're thrilled you appreciate C-SPAN's think-for-yourself approach to showing Washington's biggest news making events. Thank you for your kind words – we're glad you're liking the app!

Bill 9196 ,

Loses “focus”

This appears to be a great app. But I wish the audio would stay on if I switch to something else on my phone (iPhone). The C-SPAN Radio app does this. I was hoping there might be a setting to enable audio to stay on, but I don’t see such as setting.

PatCNJ ,

Quite the improvement!

It’s shocking how much of an improvement this app is! No cable just Sling tv, but I can still at least view Washington Journal live in the app or just listen to audio. The portrait to landscape transition is awkward, compared to other apps, but it does work on iPad.
It still has room to get better and be more intuitive, but I’m looking forward to more improvements.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the feedback – even though you don't have cable, you can still watch all of the events live on the "Watch" page without having to sign in. We're working on the portrait to landscape transition so be on the lookout for that and other improvement in upcoming app updates.

App Privacy

The developer, C-SPAN, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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