Talking Politics with the Experts

Master political strategist James Carville and revered journalist Al Hunt convenes a war room each week to discuss the battle for the soul of the nation. Join them as they gather the sharpest minds from across the country to see who has the most compelling case for the American people on the issues that matter most.



This Will Not Pass with Jonathan Martin & Alexander Burns

May 18, 2022   ·  1:09:16

James and Al welcome NYT political correspondents Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns to examine the primary elections and where things stand going into the midterms.

Former Secretary of Defense Bill Cohen

May 12, 2022   ·  45:32

James and Al rage at the loss of abortion rights, and welcome former Secretary of Defense Bill Cohen for an update on the situation on Ukraine and US foreign policy.

Jeff Nussbaum

May 5, 2022   ·  

James and Al fire off on the state of SCOTUS after the leak, and welcome former Biden speech writer Jeff Nussbaum for a look at history through untold speeches.

MI State Senator Mallory McMorrow

April 27, 2022   ·  1:11:39

James and Al welcome MI State Senator and viral star Mallory McMorrow to discuss the hate from the Right, standing up for our values, and winning with solutions and hope.

War & Peace w/ General John Allen

April 21, 2022   ·  1:21:02

James and Al tell Dems to stop infighting, and bring on General John Allen to analyze the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the state of our military, and other modern threats..

Border Breakdown w/ Amna Nawaz

April 14, 2022   ·  1:00:10

James and Al welcome PBS NewsHour’s Amna Nawaz to examine the border crisis, what it will take to solve it, our history of asylum, and the over incarceration problem.

Just Smell It & Go On w/ David Pepper

April 6, 2022   ·  1:04:41

James and Al welcome former OH Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper to discuss his state’s politics, the hypocrisy of Republicans, and the importance of local elections.

Dr Fiona Hill on Russia & Jon Macks on The Oscars

March 31, 2022   ·  1:22:45

James and Al welcome foreign affairs expert Fiona Hill for deep analysis of the Ukraine war, and political consultant turned comedy writer Jon Macks for a look at the Oscars.

Just Back from Ukraine with Nick Schifrin

March 24, 2022   ·  1:03:35

James and Al welcome PBS Newshour’s Nick Schifrin to analyze Russia’s goals in Ukraine, the power balance of the two forces, and what an exit ramp might look like.

Is Russia a real country with Peter Pomeranzev

March 17, 2022   ·  1:09:40

James and Al welcome John Hopkins’ Senior Fellow Peter Pomerantsev to analyze Putin’s actions in Ukraine, the role of propaganda, and what the West needs to do now.

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