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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.

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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.

    Andy Slavitt and Bill Leonard

    Andy Slavitt and Bill Leonard

    James and Al welcome religious historian Bill Leonard and Biden’s former Senior Advisor for COVID Response, Andy Slavitt, to take on the things ailing our politics in 2021.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Coach Pete Carroll & Audrey Cavenecia

    Coach Pete Carroll & Audrey Cavenecia

    James and Al welcome coaching legend Pete Carroll and co-host of his Amplify Voices podcast, Audrey Cavenecia, to discuss the role of equity, inclusion and diversity in our society as we go into the next decade. And after seeing the impact of racial issues on the front lines (even if measured in yards), the time is now to look at how diverse and future focused voices can lead us to where we need to be. Will it be enough?

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Alex Gibney: Crime Of The Century

    Alex Gibney: Crime Of The Century

    James and Al welcome Director Alex Gibney of HBO’s Crime of the Century to the Politics War Room to take on the threats to the American people posed by lobbyists, Big Pharma, and corporations who would put profits above people. Why does it seem like the damage they do to our country is usually buried under other ledes and pushed to the bottom of the page? They intend to find out-- even if they have to name names!

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    • 1 hr
    Fmr. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

    Fmr. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

    James and Al sit with Former Majority Leader Harry Reid to discuss Senate strategy and UFOs, with a few more nominations considered…

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    Sphincter Hall of Fame

    Sphincter Hall of Fame

    Al and James are joined by Princeton historian Julian Zelizer to look at the evolution of the Republican Party from a party of issues to a party of disinformation and division. Then Al and James announce the first inductees for a very special honor...

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    Author of “Burning Down The House” & Many Other Books...

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    David Leonhardt

    David Leonhardt

    David Leonhardt of the New York Times sits down with James and Al to discuss how we can start moving our country forward after the Covid Pandemic and Trump era. Is it time to start lifting the lockdown orders and focusing on the working people who keep the country running? Or will Democrats keep the House competitive in 2022?


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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

20Momo03 ,

Pete Carroll

Love you two! I listen every week! Thanks for a great interview! Audrey and Pete slare bringing the message. Thank you!! You are already on my podcast list.

LM in Chicago ,

Informative, pragmatic truth bombs

Thank you, James and Al, for cutting to the chase and saying it exactly how it is. Love James’s rants, too!

Chad m White ,

5 stars

James Carville is a national treasure. The fact that his content is free blows my mind.

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