Politics War Room with James Carville and Al Hunt

Dr. Richard Murray and Fred Wertheimer

October 15, 2020

In This Episode:

With only weeks to go, gigantic sums of campaign cash have washed over the electoral landscape, but when the country is this polarized does money still talk?  James and Al are starting to become optimistic about a Biden election, and think this might be his chance to expand the map.  University of Houston’s Dr. Richard Murray reviews the possibility of flipping reliably red states, while Founder and President of Democracy 21

Fred Wertheimer discusses the role of cash in 2020 strategy and where it comes from.  After listening to them, do you think this is the year that the Democrats shock in the south?

 

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TIMELINE:

00:00 – Intro

03:00 – Liberty vs. Democracy

06:15 – The stain on Amy Coney Barrett

11:00 – Remembering Roberta McCain

15:15 – Taking Texas

17:00 – The real demographics

20:30 – An outstanding gerrymander

23:00 – The Texas Republican dilemma

27:30 – The most interesting county in the US

30:00 – Election bellwethers

36:45 – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Money

40:00 – Unprecedented cash flow

44:30 – Shining a light on dark money

48:45 – The fight for the courts

55:30 – Listener Q&A

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