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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. 

Oct 26, 2020

Steven Palmer is a partner at Forbes Tate Partners, a federal and state government affairs firm with areas of specialty including health care, energy, natural resources, financial services, transportation, trade, tax, tech and telecommunications, appropriations, and agriculture.

With over two decades of international,...


Oct 19, 2020

Cristina Antelo is a founding principal at Ferox Strategies. Cristina has spent more than a decade representing multinational corporations at Washington’s best-known government relations firms.

She began her lobbying career in 2004, representing Fortune 500 clients at top-ranked, bipartisan government and public...


Oct 12, 2020

Nicole Venable is a lobbyist with Invariant. She has more than two decades of experience in the private sector, on Capitol Hill, and in the Executive Branch.

Recognized by The HilI as one of the “Top Lobbyists of 2018,” Nicole has policy expertise on issues ranging from tax reform and trade to health care, tech,...


Oct 5, 2020

Ernie Jolly is the Associate Vice President for Legislative Affairs at the Mortgage Bankers Association, where he focuses on engaging House Democrats.  

Ernie joined MBA from Capitol Hill, where he most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY). Prior to his various roles...


Sep 28, 2020

George Jepsen is a partner in the law firm of Jepsen Rowthorn, LLP, where he works with former Connecticut Deputy Attorney General, Perry Rowthorn.

George assists clients in navigating the unique world of state attorney general inquiries, investigations, and litigation.

As Connecticut’s attorney general from...