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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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