His book titles include "We're Right, They're Wrong: A Handbook for Spirited Progressives"; "And the Horse He Rode In On: The People vs. Kenneth Starr"; "Buck Up, Suck Up… and Come Back When You Foul Up"; "Had Enough? A Handbook for Fighting Back"; his children's book, "Lu and the Swamp Ghost"; and 2006's "Take it Back."
Carville gained national attention for his work as the lead strategist of the successful presidential campaign of then-Arkansas governor Bill Clinton. Carville was a co-host of CNN's Crossfire until its final broadcast in June 2005. Since its cancellation, he has appeared on CNN's news program, The Situation Room. As of 2009, he hosts a weekly program on XM Radio titled 60/20 Sports with Luke Russert, son of the late Tim Russert who hosted NBC's Meet The Press. He is married to Republican political consultant Mary Matalin. In 2009, he began teaching political science at Tulane University