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The Strategists

Stephen Carter was senior strategist to Naheed Nenshi and Alison Redford. Corey Hogan was senior strategist to a bunch of people who never reached notoriety. Today, both make their living providing strategic counsel. They're here to talk politics. Zain Velji sets the questions and keeps them in line.
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May 3, 2016

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about PKP's resignation and the polarization of American politics. What's the proper way for a leader to resign? How will an election contest with the two least likeable candidates in American history play out? And how do you crack the whip on an independent Senate? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Apr 27, 2016

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the US primary end games and some minor scandals brewing at home. What's the best way for Bernie Sanders to call it quits? Why does the Premier of BC get a salary from the BC Liberals? And has Corey ever gotten angrier than when talking about Uber? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Apr 20, 2016

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the last week in politics. Would Mulcair have been able to stay on as leader if the NDP convention was in Toronto? Is it time for Bernie Sanders to call it quits? And did Ric McIver lose his mind or only his dignity? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Apr 15, 2016

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the Alberta budget. Did it do what it needed to do? Were there any missed opportunities? And how much of this can be laid at the feet of Stephen Carter? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Apr 12, 2016

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the NDP federal convention in Edmonton. Does the Leap Manifesto doom the party? What's to be made of Mulcair's 48% support level? And how much carbon did this conversation use up? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Apr 5, 2016

In a Saskatchewan election special Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk Trump, Cruz, Sanders, Clinton, contested conventions, open membership, federal budgets, Mulcair's leadership, Alberta PCs, Wisconsin predictions and Trudeau's PR machine. Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and makes sure nobody talks about Saskatchewan.

Mar 14, 2016

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan preview Super Tuesday III, Trudeau's DC visit and controversy in Alberta. What would you do if you were one of the non-Trump candidates? What ails the conservative movement? And can any of The Strategists believe how inept the Wildrose is? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Mar 4, 2016

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the rise of Donald Trump. Can he be stopped? Will the Republican Party splinter? And back at home, did the First Ministers talk about building a border wall that America pays for? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Feb 17, 2016

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the death of Scalia and the birth of Trudeau's government. Will stopping Obama's nominee backfire on the GOP? Is Justin Trudeau breaking too many promises? And if Ezra Levant knocked on your door, would YOU answer? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Feb 11, 2016

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the lessons we learned in New Hampshire. Is the establishment dead? Are there take-aways that apply to politics in Canada? And will a magical cricket ever turn Marco Rubio into a real boy? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

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