Al Hunt


Albert Hunt is a Washington columnist, writing now for the Hill and other publications and co-host of 2020 Politics War Room with James Carville and Al Hunt. He was a Bloomberg Opinion and International New York Times columnist covering politics and policy; he was the executive Washington editor of Bloomberg News.

Before a reporter, bureau chief and executive Washington editor at the Wall Street Journal. Hunt hosted the weekend talk show Political Capital with Al Hunt on Bloomberg Television and also was a weekly panelist on CNN’s Capital Gang and Evans, Novak, Hunt & Shields. He is co-author of a series of books published by the American Enterprise Institute, including The American Elections of 1980, The American Elections of 1982, and The American Elections of 1984. In 1987, he co-authored Elections American Style for the Brookings Institution. He teaches a course on the Press and Politics at the University of Pennsylvania.

He and his wife, Judy Woodruff, anchor of the PBS’ Newshour, live in Washington; they have three children.