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The Political Life - from campaigns to capitols and everywhere in between. A show about the people whose lives are immersed in the political world, and how they got there. Politicians, lobbyists, pollsters, and business people. If they're on the show, they're living the political life.

Hosted by Jim O'Brien, The Political Life introduces you to the personalities and "day in the life" experiences of some of the most interesting and dynamic individuals in the field. 

May 25, 2020

Amy Whited is the founder of Pink Granite, a non-partisan community of women supporting women.

Pink Granite's members and contributors each work or aspire to work in Texas politics and public policy. Consultants, activists, elected officials, lobbyists, staff, students, interns, and yes - even supportive men, all have a...


May 18, 2020

Laura Bisesto is the Head of Policy at Checkr. Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving understanding of the past. Their platform makes it easy for thousands of customers to hire millions of people every year.

Using Checkr’s advanced background check technology, companies of all sizes can better...


May 11, 2020

Brad Fitch is the President and CEO of the Congressional Management Foundation ("CMF"). Founded in 1977, CMF is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan nonprofit organization with a mission to build trust and effectiveness in Congress. CMF does that by enhancing the performance of the institution, legislators and their staffs through...


May 4, 2020

Geoffrey Becker is Director, State Government Affairs for Medtronic -  a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions. He covers sixteen states for Medtronic by working to partner with policymakers, healthcare professionals, and industry stakeholders to advance new ways to develop solutions to...


Apr 27, 2020

Jeb Ory is the CEO and Founder of Phone2Action. Phone2Action is the world's leading technology company for civic participation and stakeholder engagement. The platform has empowered advocates to make over 27 million connections with elected officials.

25% of all messages from constituents to the U.S. Congress are sent...