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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. 

Dec 27, 2021

Josh Gray is the Vice President of Strategic Alliances & Policy at The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation.

The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation is a 501 (c) 3 non-partisan civic engagement organization that strives to cultivate institutional base-building capacity and intergenerational...

Dec 20, 2021

This week on the show we welcome back Rich Gold, who is a Partner at Holland & Knight. Holland & Knight is one of the largest lobbying firms in D.C., and Rich serves as the leader of the firm’s Public Policy and Regulation team.

Rich provides some insights as to what Congress and the President will do next in the wake...

Dec 13, 2021

Gerardo Reyes is the founder of eRollCall, a collaboration platform that enables transparent & efficient management of roll call votes at state legislatures, and the U.S. Congress.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from Loyola University of Chicago and his law degree from IIT-Kent College of Law, Reyes began a...

Dec 6, 2021

Kristen Ballantine is Vice President of Government Relations at Gainwell Technologies, where she oversees Gainwell's state and federal legislative, policy, and regulatory agendas.

Gainwell is a leading provider of technology, services and solutions that are vital to the administration and operations of health and human...

Nov 29, 2021

Scott Talbott is Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) in Washington, D.C. and is responsible for its governmental strategies, and directing ETA’s all of policy and advocacy efforts. Talbott has over twenty years of experience advocating for the financial services...