Best SNL Political Skits

Political Skits and Funny Sketches from 'Saturday Night Live'

Watch recent and classic SNL video clips, including funny skits, popular political spoofs, and other Saturday Night Live videos.
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Tina Fey Debuts 'The Sarah Palin Network' on SNL

Tina Fey reprises her Sarah Palin impression on "Saturday Night Live," appearing in a sketch introducing a mock "Sarah Palin Network."
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SNL Presidential Reunion Video

All of "Saturday Night Live's" former presidents gather for a comedic summit in an epic Web video produced by FunnyOrDie.com.
Miley Cyrus on SNL

Miley Cyrus channels Michele Bachmann and twerks in a remake of 'We Can't Stop" on "Saturday Night Live." More »

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Palin 2012: SNL Provides Horrifying Glimpse Of Palin Presidency

"Saturday Night Live" combines Sarah Palin and the disaster movie "2012" to imagine a world in which Palin wins the presidency.
A funny parody of Christine O'Donnell's "I'm Not a Witch" ad - paid for by the Coven to Elect Christine O'Donnell. More »

In one of SNL's funniest political sketches in recent months, Jon Hamm impersonated newly elected Sen. Scott Brown, portraying him as an irresistible flirt who becomes the object of every Democrat's fantasy. More »

SNL spoofs Obama's State of the Union address in a skit cutting together clips of Fred Armisen as Obama with actual shots of displeased Republicans and ecstatic Democrats. More »

"Saturday Night Live" mocks the White House party crashers (aka Tareq and Michaele Salahi), the Secret Service, and Vice President Joe Biden with a skit featuring President Obama trying to give his Afghanistan speech when the crashers appear on stage. More »
Al Gore appears on "Saturday Night Live's" Weekend Update and announces that he's come up with a new tactic for getting people to care about green issues, which is to start acting crazy. More »
"Saturday Night Live" mocks Fox's News overblown coverage of the 2009 off-year elections and Glenn Beck's spelling problems. More »
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson reprises his role as "The Rock Obama" on "Saturday Night Live." Angered by opposition to his agenda, he undergoes a Hulk-like transformation and beats of Sens. Mitch McConnell and Max Baucus. More »
"President Obama" on SNL: "This prize bestowed by the Nobel committee in Norway is given annually to individuals who have made significant contributions to world peace. Jimmy Carter won it for decades of trying to find solutions to international conflicts, Al Gore won it for his years of education [the] U.S. about climate change, and us? Well, I won it for not being George Bush." More »
SNL takes on Obama's failures on global warming, immigration reform, gays in the military, limits on executive powers, torture prosecutions, closing Gitmo, withdrawing from Iraq, the war in Afghanistan, health care reform, and more. More »
"Saturday Night Live" explains how Congressman Joe Wilson came to make such a fool of himself during Obama's health-care speech. More »
Will Ferrell reprises his role as George Bush alongside Darrell Hammond as Dick Cheney in the season finale of "Saturday Night Live." More »
Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler mock Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update" More »
Amy Poehler's Hillary Clinton returns to "Saturday Night Live" to address the nation as Obama's newly named secretary of state. More »
The real John McCain appears on "Saturday Night Live" with Tina Fey as Sarah Palin, taking part in a skit in which the two act as QVC hosts. McCain also appears in a second skit on "Weekend Update." More »
Will Ferrell returns as President Bush on "Saturday Night Live" to endorse John McCain and Sarah Palin in a skit featuring Tina Fey as Palin and Darrell Hammond as McCain. More »
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Sarah Palin Appears on SNL

Sarah Palin makes a much anticipated appearance on "Saturday Night Live" in a skit featuring Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, and Lorne Michaels.
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Barack Obama Appears on 'Saturday Night Live'

Barack Obama tweaks Hillary and Bill Clinton during a surprise appearance in the opening sketch of "Saturday Night Live."
Tina Fey impersonates Sarah Palin in a "Saturday Night Live" skit satirizing the vice presidential debate, also featuring Queen Latifah as debate moderator Gwen Ifill. More »
Tina Fey reprises her Sarah Palin impersonation in a "Saturday Night Live" skit mocking Palin's disastrous interview with CBS's Katie Couric. More »
Obama and McCain discuss Joe the Plumber in the final presidential debate. More »
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SNL Spoofs the Obama-McCain Town Hall Debate

SNL spoofs the Nashville presidential debate in an amusing sketch featuring Darrell Hammond as John McCain, Fred Armisen as Barack Obama, and Chris Parnell as Tom Brokaw.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler impersonate Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton during the opening sketch of "Saturday Night Live's" season premiere. More »
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The Palin Rap

Amy Poehler performs the Palin Rap on "Saturday Night Live" as Sarah Palin dances along to the beat.
Playing off the recent outburst at McCain rally by a woman who said Obama was an Arab, SNL's "Weekened Update" features a skit in which a crazy McCain-Palin supporter wanders onto the set to make a series of ridiculous claims about Obama. More »
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John McCain's Negative Ads

"Saturday Night Live" knocks John McCain for running misleading ads about Barack Obama.
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John McCain Tries His Hand at Satire on SNL

John McCain poked fun at his age and took a few jabs at his Democratic rivals during cameos in two sketches on 'Saturday Night Live.'
In this spoof of the NBA's "There Can Be Only One" split-screen ads, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton deliver a disjointed message. More »
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SNL's Message from Hillary Clinton: 'I'm A Sore Loser'

"Saturday Night Live" drives a satirical stake through Hillary Clinton's heart.
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Tracy Morgan: 'Black Is The New President'

In a guest appearance on "Weekend Update", SNL alum Tracy Morgan responded to Tina Fey's endorsement of Hillary Clinton, saying, "Bitch may be the new black, but black is the new president, bitch."

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Hillary Clinton Appears on 'Saturday Night Live'

Get the full story and watch video highlights of Hillary Clinton's surprise cameo on "Saturday Night Live.
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SNL Obama-Clinton Debate Skit: Part 1

SNL lampoons the media's adoration of Barack Obama during a sketch which featured prominent reporters falling all over thesmelves to compliment the Democratic frontrunner, while trashing Hillary Clinton.
SNL presents a second skit featuring Brian Williams and Tim Russert interrogating Hillary Clinton with a series of hostile questions, while lobbing softballs at Barack Obama. More »
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SNL Spoofs Hillary Clinton's 3 AM Ad

"Saturday Night Live" spoofs Hillary Clinton's 3 a.m. ad in a skit featuring an inexperienced Barack Obama seeking advice from Hillary Clinton on everything from dealing with Iran to fixing the heat in the White House.
During a guest appearance on "Weekend Update," Tina Fey talks about Hillary Clinton's camapign, saying "bitch is the new black." More »
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President Al Gore on 'Saturday Night Live'

Al Gore addresses the nation as if he were president in this hilarious Saturday Night Live clip.
SNL pokes fun at Gen. Petraeus's testimony on Iraq and the grandstanding by the presidential candidates. More »
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John McCain Sings Barbra Streisand

Watch a video clip of John McCain singing Barbra Streisand songs while hosting Saturday Night Live.
A classic SNL skit from 2000 featuring Will Ferrell as George W. Bush and Darrell Hammond as Al Gore debating lockboxes and strategery. More »
SNL's second debate skit featuring Will Ferrell and Darrell Hammond as George W. Bush and Al Gore in complete agreement about almost everything. More »