The Wire has a number of competing plotters, schemers and factions within both the gangs and law enforcement.

Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul both feature protagonists who go through the learning process of becoming dangerous crimelords.

The Sandbaggers (Tv) and its spiritual descendant For Queen And Country (Graphic Novels) feature intelligence officers who are heavily involved in internal politics and scheming.

Under Heaven and River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay both feature internal court politicking.

If you're willing to look at a bit of...