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What does Kristin Gore have to do with Scandal, West Wing and House of Cards?

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What is it about political television shows that make them so compulsively watchable? Is it the thrill of imagining world leaders as real people, the consistently ambiguous moral codes or all those amazing power suits? I’m not sure what the answer is, but I do know one thing: give me a drama about the White House and I cannot look away. For me, this obsession started around Scandal’s second season, when I got to watch the President of the United States make out with Olivia Pope in a closet. There’s something very sexy about a powerful man getting reduced to jelly by an equally powerful woman. Luckily, there are tons of bingeworthy political dramas out there. Here are three of…

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