From Make a Living Writing site:
Want to get to paid to write about politics?
Maybe you’re one of those news junkies who follows government trends, key political players, or the issues and policies that have an impact on everyday people.
Find a fresh angle, and you can get paid to write about it.
As a newbie freelancer, I was able to get paid to write a political piece for a national magazine. More about that later.
Maybe you want to get paid to write about your political views, opinions, and life experiences impacted by politics and government. There’s a market for that.
And if you’re interested in digging deep into government and politics as an investigative journalist, feature writer, or contributing freelancer, you can find political markets to get paid to write those types of articles, too.
Check out this list of political writing markets, study the guidelines, start pitching, and get paid to write: