James Carville

James Carville is an American political consultant, commentator, educator, attorney, and prominent liberal pundit. He lives in New Orleans with his wife, Mary Matalin, and their two daughters. Carville, who probably has managed more campaigns than any other political consultant in America, got his first job in politics—canvassing for a car dealer running for the Louisiana state legislature—while still a student at Ascension Catholic High School. He managed his first campaign, a U.S. Senate race in Virginia, in 1982. The following year, while managing Lloyd Doggett's unsuccessful bid for governor of Texas, he acquired the nickname "Ragin' Cajun" and began his odd-couple professional collaboration with Paul Begala, who had just graduated from the University of Texas. The two teamed up full time in 1989 and formed the Carville & Begala political consulting firm, specializing in strategy, message development, "earned media," and, above all, winning elections for Democrats.  Carville's long list of electoral successes also includes the 1991 U.S. Senate victory of Harris Wofford over Richard Thornburgh, in Pennsylvania; the 1990 gubernatorial victories of Zell Miller, in Georgia, and Robert P. Casey, in Pennsylvania; the 1988 re-election of Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, in New Jersey; the 1987 gubernatorial victory of Wallace Wilkinson, in Kentucky; and the 1986 gubernatorial victory of Robert Casey, in Pennsylvania. 

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Author: James Carville | Narrator: James Carville and Tom Stechschulte
Release Date: August 30, 2016
In his 1996 #1 New York Times bestseller We’re Right, They’re Wrong, political strategist James Carville eviscerated the Republican economic agenda and debunked many of the GOP’s ludicrous positions on national issues such as health...
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Author: James Carville and Mary Matalin | Narrator: James Carville and Mary Matalin
Release Date: January 07, 2014
Twenty years after the publication of the bestselling All’s Fair, James Carville and Mary Matalin look at how they—and America—have changed in the last two decades. James Carville and Mary Matalin have long held the mantle...
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Author: James Carville and Stan Greenberg | Narrator: James Carville and Stan Greenberg
Release Date: July 10, 2012
Government has really screwed things up for the average American. Work has been devalued. Education costs are out of sight. Effort and ambition have never been so scantily rewarded. Political guru James Carville and pollster extraordinaire Stan Green...
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