James Carville

James Carville - 02/24/15 06:37 PM EST
The 2016 Republican presidential field, we are told, will be made up of adults, as compared to the clown car that was the 2012 field. But as Roger Simon recently noted, “the Republican Party’s clown car has become a clown van.” We are certainly...
James Carville - 12/16/14 07:37 PM EST
During my time as a political strategist, one of the most vexing problems was figuring out why so many people vote against their perceived interests. Commentators like myself have spent countless hours speculating on why so many people vote against...
James Carville - 11/18/14 07:22 PM EST
Readers of this column know that I am a college football fan and, until recently, while not a Florida State fan per se, I have been an admirer of certain aspects of their program. I have always respected how Bobby Bowden would go out and challenge...
James Carville - 10/07/14 06:47 PM EDT
As I was having my morning coffee and chicory, I couldn’t help but smile reading Jonathan Martin’s piece on former President Clinton’s recent appearance in Arkansas on behalf of incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor, who is facing a tough race for reelection....
James Carville - 01/13/15 08:16 PM EST
As on most NFL Sundays in south Louisiana, I had one too many bowls of gumbo and a few too many bourbons as I sat parked fully reclined in my leather wingback chair watching my fellow New Orleanian Peyton Manning play. And I dozed off ... I had...
James Carville - 12/02/14 08:29 PM EST
Since the election, many pundits have reflected on 2014 results and tried to speculate about the implications for 2016. As for me, I have run a small sample experiment to test a hypothesis that I have. You might even want to try it yourself....
James Carville - 10/21/14 06:02 PM EDT
In the past few weeks we have seen quite a few political pundits pontificating about what they would do to handle the Ebola outbreak. This is an overblown crisis and an under-covered humanitarian catastrophe in West Africa, and it’s important that...
James Carville - 09/23/14 05:49 PM EDT
Amid what some election prognosticators consider a less than favorable outlook for the upcoming midterm elections, it has been a tough few months for Democrats.The best news for the Democratic Party right now, though, is that it appears the odds...

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