Politics War Room with James Carville and Al Hunt

NEW episodes available every Thursday.

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.



Fmr. Prime Minister Tony Blair

October 21, 2021   ·  

James and Al welcome former U.K Prime Minister Tony Blair to examine the threats to liberal democracy posed by terrorism, authoritarianism, a changing media, and Brexit.

Taking On Texas

October 14, 2021   ·  

James and Al welcome Democratic consultant Paul Begala to discuss the trouble with Texas and the importance of uniting both wings of the party to defeat Trumpism.

Dems working it out?

October 6, 2021   ·  42:42

James and Al hold court while they give counsel to the infighting and divided Democrats ahead of key upcoming votes, share their outrages, and take your questions.

Barney Frank

September 29, 2021   ·  59:08

James and Al welcome congressman Barney Frank to discuss the politics of the current budget battle and the importance of affirmative government for our country.

David Wessel & Emily Bazelon

September 23, 2021   ·  

James and Al welcome David Wessel of the Brookings Institution to examine the economic challenges we face, and the NYT’s Emily Bazelon to discuss the war on Roe.

Joseph Ellis

September 16, 2021   ·  1:04:10

James and Al welcome American historian Joseph Ellis for an in depth look at the forces that forged the founding of our country and the parallels we see today.

WORTH: Ken Feinberg & Camille Biros

September 8, 2021   ·  1:05:03

James and Al welcome the attorneys who oversaw the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund and are subjects of Netflix’s hit movie “Worth”, Ken Feinberg and Camille Biros.

Afghanistan with Ed Luce & Vali Nasr

August 26, 2021   ·  

James and Al bring on international affairs experts Vali Nasr and Ed Luce to look at the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan and what our withdrawal means for the region.

EPISODE 100 !!! – Professor Craig Symonds

August 18, 2021   ·  1:14:06

James and Al rip the disaster in Afghanistan, then bring on Professor Emeritus at the U.S. Naval Academy, Craig Symonds, for a lesson in the WWII Pacific Theater.

DeSantis Is A Giant Asshole also Donald McNeil discusses COVID

August 11, 2021   ·  1:06:04

James and Al are joined by Donald McNeil to look at the current state of the pandemic and what we need to do to get the country healthy.

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