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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. 

Jun 24, 2019

Al Gordon is the CEO and founder of National Strategies (NSI), a state and local government relations firm.  

Since founding the firm in 1996, Al has helped companies successfully navigate the complexities of procurement, legislative, and regulatory issues in the state and local government market. Under his leadership,...

Jun 17, 2019

David Weinraub is a Co-Founder of Brown & Weinraub, a government relations firm based in Albany, NY serving almost 200 clients. They work with clients including, BAE Systems, Dow Chemicals, 23 and Me, and AirBnB.

  • David was raised in New York City.
  • He attended St. Johns University and earned a BS in Criminal Justice,...

Jun 10, 2019

John Goodwin is the Vice President of Communications for the Weather Channel. He discusses the importance of networking, and offers insights he's picked up from a career working in Congress and in various government affairs roles. 

  • John was raised in Cranston, Rhode Island.
  • He graduated with a BA in Political Science...

Jun 3, 2019

Suri Kasirer is the President and founder of Kasirer, LLC, the #1 NYC-based lobbying firm with over 200 clients. Suri shares insights into how to build a successful business in the government relations industry.

  • Suri was born in New York City.
  • She graduated from Yeshiva University with a focus in education.
  • Suri...