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Amy Walter

20 Podcast Episodes

Latest 1 May 2022 | Updated Daily

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The RINO Rebellion? (with Amy Walter)

Hacks On Tap

This week, Amy Walter, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter, joins Axe and Murphy to discuss the latest in the Trump vs. McConnell saga, the political influence of parents, and Biden’s upcoming State of the Union speech.

1hr 8mins

16 Feb 2022

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Ep. 4: The Power of the Press (feat. Amy Walter)

How to Win a Campaign

Amy WalterConnect with us!If you have campaign questions or want to learn more, reach out to us using the contact information below.The Campaign Workshop: Twitter: @cmpwrkshpInstagram: @TheCampaignWorkshopEmail: marketing@thecampaignworkshop.comJoe FuldTwitter: @joefuldInstagram: @joefuldMartín Diego GarciaTwitter: @gmartindiegoInstagram: @gmartindiegoPresented by The Campaign Workshop


2 Feb 2022

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WTH is going on LIVE! The Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter on what happened in Virginia’s recent election and what it means for 2022 … and 2024

What the Hell Is Going On

In this week's Virginia governor's race, Republican Glenn Youngkin defeated former Governor Terry McAuliffe in a state that President Biden won by 10 points in 2020. In New Jersey, a state Biden won by 16 points, Democratic Governor Phil Murphy only defeated his Republican challenger by a razor-thin margin. What do these elections tell us about the current state of our politics and the upcoming 2022 midterm elections?Political expert Amy Walter joined Marc and Dany for WTH's first live podcast episode to discuss Virginia's recent gubernatorial election, voter sentiment one year into Biden's presidency, the forces driving American politics, and the upcoming 2022 congressional midterms.Amy Walter is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter. A contributor to the PBS NewsHour, she provides weekly political analysis for the popular "Politics Monday" segment and is a featured contributor for their Election and Convention special coverage events. Previously, Walter was the host of the weekly nationally syndicated program Politics with Amy Walter and the former political director of ABC News.Download the transcript here.


5 Nov 2021

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Episode 1: Political Unicorns (with Amy Walter)

The Focus Group with Sarah Longwell

Amy Walter, editor and publisher of the Cook Political Report, joins Sarah for a focus group with the most coveted portion of the American electorate -- swing state voters who switched from Trump in 2016 to Biden in 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


18 Sep 2021

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102: Election Experts - Kristen Soltis Anderson & Amy Walter

Politics War Room with James Carville & Al Hunt

James and Al bring on Echelon Insights founding partner, Kristen Soltis Anderson, and the editor of the Cook Political Report, Amy Walter, to discuss polling and how it influences strategy.  Then, they break down the changes that are happening in the most important swing states and what it will take for candidates to win in them going forward. Email your questions to James and Al at politicswarroom@gmail.com or tweet them to @politicon.   Make sure to include your city, we love to hear where you’re from! Get More From This Week’s Guest: Kristen Soltis Anderson: Twitter | Website | Echelon Insights Amy Walter: Twitter | Website | Cook Political Report  | Host of “Politics With Amy Walter”

1hr 20mins

2 Sep 2021

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Ep. 454 — Amy Walter

The Axe Files with David Axelrod

Cook Political Report editor-in-chief and publisher Amy Walter grew up in a bipartisan household. Her mother was a Democrat, and her father was a Republican, a dynamic that her mother said primed Amy for a career in political journalism. Amy joined David to talk about running a contentious congressional campaign at just 25 years old, the importance of approaching interviews with empathy and curiosity, diminished trust in American institutions, and what—if anything—the Ohio special election results mean for the future of the Democratic Party. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


5 Aug 2021

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Following Trends and Predicting Political Outcomes with Amy Walter

The Friday Reporter

On today's episode, Lisa visits with Amy Walter from the Cook Political Report.  Amy is also a contributor to the PBS NewsHour and has a long and impressive list of accomplishments in the national media space.  Amy's objective and insightful political analysis is a resource to her colleagues in the media, as well as a force of market change inside political campaigns.  Lisa and Amy visit on the challenges facing the polling industry, the value in analysis and the importance of considering history when considering the current political environment.  Give it a listen!


9 Jul 2021

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Tyranny of the Minority (with Amy Walter)

Hacks On Tap

Amy Walter, national editor of the Cook Political Report and a PBS NewsHour contributor, joins Axe and Gibbs to talk about the “political theater” surrounding the voting rights bill, the likelihood that Democrats stay united on infrastructure spending, and how rising crime in New York City has shaped the focus of the city’s mayoral primary.


22 Jun 2021

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David Ignatius and Amy Walter on American unity and foreign policy in the Biden era

Lowy Institute

Two of America’s most influential and respected commentators, David Ignatius of The Washington Post and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report, joined Lowy Institute Executive Director Dr Michael Fullilove for this conversation on the Biden administration, American unity and recovery after the Trump administration and Covid-19, and the early indications of President Biden’s international policies.

1hr 4mins

5 Feb 2021

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The Final Countdown: Amy Walter & Larry Sabato

The Chuck ToddCast: Meet the Press

National Editor for the Cook Political Report, Amy Walter, and Larry Sabato, Director of Politics at the University of Virginia, talk to Chuck about the race for the White House and the down-ballot contests to watch on election night.


28 Oct 2020