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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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Jun 13, 2015

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the week in politics. What's to be made of the Alberta media exodus to the NDP government? How do we feel about Bob Hawkesworth's Rocky like comeback? And was Marg McCuaig-Boyd's media scrum prep done by Deborah Drever? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Jun 5, 2015

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the other parties in Alberta. Are the PCs bankrupt? What's the best path forward for Brian Jean? And is Greg Clark turning the Alberta Party into a bloodless technocracy? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

May 25, 2015

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about Rachel Notley's swearing in and the new twelve person cabinet. Which ministers were expected? What were the surprises? What does this mean for federal politics? And was Corey given a free NDP membership? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

May 13, 2015

Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan do some Albertasplaining with the Political Science department of the University of Montreal. What happened in Alberta? How will this affect things federally? Is this the start of a new dynasty? And seriously, what happened in Alberta? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

May 7, 2015

The day after the election, Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan look at their past predictions and give first analysis on what just happened in Alberta. Who was right (Corey)? Who was wrong (Stephen)? Do the the PCs have a path forward? And what does the NDP do now? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

May 4, 2015

Part retrospective, part prediction episode, Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about the campaign that was and the election day that will be. What do strategists do in the final days of a campaign? What do we make of the PC performance? And more importantly, will we stick by some of our earlier predictions? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

Apr 27, 2015

With a little over a week to go in the Alberta election, Stephen Carter and Corey Hogan talk about what can be expected in the campaign close-out. What do the parties need to do between now and election day? Are there things to watch out for? And what do we make of the Alberta NDP momentum? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and keeps everybody in line.

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