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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. 

Apr 29, 2019

Christopher Badgley is the Executive Director and CEO of the Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO), which represents dental practitioners across the U.S. This includes HR, tech support, financing, and the administrative functions of the dental industry. Badgley spent much of his career in the healthcare and...

Apr 22, 2019

Tom Manatos is the Vice President of Government Relations at Spotify. Spotify is the world’s most popular music streaming subscription service with a community of 207 million users, including 96 million subscribers, across 79 markets. They are the largest driver of revenue to the music business today.

Tom is also the...

Apr 15, 2019

Paul Hatch is the CEO at Nextlaw Public Affairs Network. Hatch is also a Senior Advisor at Dentons, the largest law firm in the world, with offices in over 80 countries, and over 10,000 lawyers.

  • Paul Hatch was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Hatch has an undergraduate background in finance in economics and attended...

Apr 8, 2019

Today’s show features Ben Pearlman, Head of State Government Affairs, Northern Region for Lowe’s Companies, Inc., where he manages operations in over 25 states. Lowe’s started as a small local store, growing to a Fortune 40 company and national retailer of hardware and home appliances, with 2,200 stores across...

Apr 1, 2019

Bill Ashworth is the Director of State and Local Government Affairs at Alibaba Group, a multinational e-commerce company, headquartered in China. 

  • Bill Ashworth was raised in Wayne, New Jersey.
  • Ashworth obtained his B.A. in Public Communications from American University.
  • He obtained his J.D. from Syracuse University...