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.

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In Limbo: Paul Begala, Jill Abramson, Tara Setmayer & Cass Sunstein

November 4, 2020   ·  1 hr 3 min

Harvard Professor Cass Sunstein on court challenges and election law.  Then Al and James assemble a panel featuring Jill Abramson, Paul Begala, and Tara Setmayer on the results of the election and the future of the country.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer & Sen. Bob Casey

October 28, 2020   ·  1 hr 1 min

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on the sinister plot to kidnap her and the Gov’s election predictions.

Senator Bob Casey on the dynamics of Pennsylvania’s electoral politics.

Al and James talk shop and take your questions.

Sarah Silverman and Michael McDonald

October 22, 2020   ·  1 hr 23 min

Sarah Silverman on what she thinks of the Biden Campaign and comedy in the cancel culture era. Michael McDonald of the United States Elections Project on the record numbers voting so far, and then Al and James answer your questions

Dr. Richard Murray and Fred Wertheimer

October 15, 2020   ·  1 hr 7 min

Dr. Richard Murray on the possibility of red states flipping blue, Founder and President of Democracy 21 on the role of money in campaigns, with Al and James breaking down the election and taking your questions.

Andrew Weissman and Kathleen Belew

October 8, 2020   ·  78 min

Professor Kathleen Belew on the rise of white nationalism and its threat to the United States, former DOJ Fraud Section Chief Andrew Weissmann on Presidential corruption and failures by the Attorney General, and Al and James will now take your questions.

Ben Ginsberg and Mayor Michael Coleman

October 2, 2020   ·  1 hr 3 min

James and Al on the aftermath of the first presidential debate (Hint: it’s a Biden win), Former Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman on how to get elected in Ohio, and Ben Ginsburg on the legal and political pitfalls surrounding the election.

Sen. Cory Booker and Sean McElwee

October 2, 2020   ·  48 min

Senator Corey Booker and Sean McElwee join James Carville and Al Hunt to discuss the latest in politics.

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