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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. 

Aug 27, 2018

Carl Szabo is the Vice President and General Counsel of NetChoice. NetChoice is a trade association of eCommerce businesses and online consumers all of whom share the goal of promoting convenience, choice, and commerce on the net. Carl is also an adjunct professor at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law...

Aug 20, 2018

In this week's episode we speak with Eric Tanenblatt, who is the Global Chair of Public Policy and Regulation of Dentons, the world's largest law firm. 

In our conversation, we discuss Eric's career in politics at the state and federal levels, as well as the work Dentons does in the government affairs space for clients...

Aug 13, 2018

Matthew Guilbault is Associate Director, State Government Affairs at Novartis. In this wide ranging interview, we discuss how he got into lobbying, the pros and cons of being a contract lobbyist, racing motorcycles, and more.

  • Matt studied to be a pilot before deciding to focus on pre-law studies at the College of St....

Aug 6, 2018

This week we were at NCSL in Los Angeles, and caught up with Kevin Callahan - Director, State Government Affairs - Northeast for CompTIA. CompTIA is the world's leading tech association. They also develop certification programs for the industry. 

Show Notes:

  • CompTIA represents large social media and internet companies,...