Politics War Room with James Carville and Al Hunt

NEW episodes available every Thursday.

Master political strategist James Carville and revered journalist Al Hunt convene 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.



Sherrilyn Ifill & Michael Waldman

January 19, 2022   ·  

James and Al welcome NAACP Legal Defense Fund President and President of the Brennan Center for Justice Michael Waldman to discuss the fight for voting rights. 

Molly Jong-Fast

January 12, 2022   ·  

James and Al welcome author and cultural icon Molly Jong-Fast to discuss her writing career, the recent developments rocking Britain, and the growing Republican pathology.

1/6 with Rep. Jamie Raskin

January 5, 2022   ·  1:03:27

James and Al are joined by Rep. Jamie Raskin for an inside look at what really happened last January 6th and what we can expect from the committee investigating it.

Happy New Year With Friends

December 30, 2021   ·  43:01

Al and James are joined by top experts from the fields of journalism, economics, entertainment, medicine, and law, featuring Jill Abramson, Roger Altman, George Stevens, Dr. Cornelia Griggs, and Walter Dellinger to ring in 2022 and discuss how Biden and the country are faring. 

Holiday Spirit

December 23, 2021   ·  54:24

With the holidays here, James and Al break down the state of the Democratic party, and welcome their wives Mary Matlin and Judy Woodruff for their thoughts on the season.

Omicron Is Here

December 15, 2021   ·  1:26:20

James and Al welcome surgeon Dr. Cornelia Griggs to break down the state of the COVID pandemic, its impact on the country, and what to expect going into the holidays.

PHD In White-Trashology

December 8, 2021   ·  

James and Al welcome author Barton Gellman to examine threats posed by 1/6, pundits and politicians hyping the great replacement theory, and how to beat them again.

Craig Symonds

December 1, 2021   ·  

As Pearl Harbor’s 80th anniversary approaches, James and Al welcome U.S. Naval Academy Professor Craig Symonds for a deep dive into WWII’s Pacific Theater.

John Feinstein

November 25, 2021   ·  1:10:31

James and Al welcome sports journalist and author John Feinstein to discuss breaking barriers, fighting bias, and honoring the legacy of our sports heroes who’ve led the way.

Rep. Dan Crenshaw “jellybeans in a turd”

November 18, 2021   ·  1:15:31

James and Al welcome Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw to discuss the philosophical differences between the parties, gerrymandering, and the difficulty of passing large bills.

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