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.



Policing with David Harris

February 2, 2023   ·  1:10:54

James and Al welcome law professor and author David Harris to discuss the recent police violence, the systems that determine police action, and how we can reform the force.

Admiral James Stavridis

January 26, 2023   ·  1:10:40

James and Al welcome former NATO Supreme Commander Admiral James Stravridis to discuss the facts on the ground in Ukraine, and how our readiness looks compared to China.

Documents with Andrew Weissmann

January 19, 2023   ·  1:07:04

James and Al welcome legal expert Andrew Weissmann to examine the lawful differences between the finds of classified documents at the homes of Trump and President Biden.

Coming Challenges with Professor Julian Zelizer

January 12, 2023   ·  55:10

James and Al tackle the insanities of the new congress, and welcome Princeton’s Julian Zelizer to discuss myths from the Lost Cause to the Reagan Revolution continuing to define our politics.

Speaker Madness with Carl Hulse

January 5, 2023   ·  54:53

James and Al welcome NYT’s Washington expert Carl Hulse to break down Rep. McCarthy’s ongoing battle to become the next Speaker of the House– with a little bit of football thrown in.

Ringing In The New Year

December 29, 2022   ·  1:06:24

James and Al ring in 2023 with George Stevens, Jill Abramson, Fred Wertheimer, and Jane Mayer by forecasting the political future and discussing the state of media and entertainment.

Butt Plugs & Dildos

December 15, 2022   ·  1:09:40

James and Al welcome political consultant and the mastermind behind the win of Sen. Warnock in GA, Quentin Fulks, to discuss how they won and how to expand the electorate going forward.

After Georgia with Michael McDonald

December 8, 2022   ·  1:17:55

James and Al welcome UF Political Science Prof. Michael McDonald to discuss the re-election of Sen. Warnock in GA, and the demographics behind Dem. overperformance in the midterms.

Glob of Protoplasm

December 2, 2022   ·  

James and Al welcome AZ Congressman Ruben Gallego to discuss the newly elected House, keeping his state voting Democratic, and how our government should be handling immigration.

Dark Money

November 24, 2022   ·  1:03:10

James and Al welcome a series of guests to explore how dark money has been corrupting the Supreme Court, our electoral systems, and wider government– plus what we can do to fix it.

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