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.



Ron Brownstein

March 10, 2022   ·  1:19:18

James and Al discuss the latest news out of Ukraine and welcome The Atlantic’s Ron Brownstein to talk Republican regressivism, the midterms, and how Democrats can win.

A 180º Addict w/ Ed Luce

March 2, 2022   ·  

James and Al welcome Ed Luce of the Financial Times to discuss Biden’s handling of the Ukraine crisis, how Putin has brought Europe together, and where things go next. 

Ukraine with Anne Applebaum

February 24, 2022   ·  1:17:36

James and Al welcome historian and journalist Anne Applebaum to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, how our leaders have handled it, and how the world is changing.

Senator Bill Bradley

February 17, 2022   ·  52:44

James and Al welcome former NBA player and Senator Bill Bradley to discuss his life, sports, modern Russia and the crisis in Ukraine, and the state of the Olympics in 2022.

Super Bowl Special

February 10, 2022   ·  1:30:46

With the Super Bowl here, James and Al welcome Tulane’s Gabe Feldman and NFL FIlms’ Greg Cosell to discuss the upcoming game and look at the state of the sport.

SCOTUS With Walter Dellinger

February 3, 2022   ·  1:07:40

James and Al welcome Duke Law’s Dean Walter Dellinger to talk Justice Breyer’s retirement and legacy, the current state of the Supreme Court, and some football.

Ukraine with David Sanger

January 26, 2022   ·  1:15:32

James and Al welcome NYT’s White House and National Security Correspondent David Sanger to discuss the threat Putin poses to Eastern Europe and what to do about it.

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.