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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. 

Mar 31, 2023

In this unique episode of the podcast, Jim welcomes back Josh Gray and with him, his mom Jackie Krentzman to the podcast for the first time to talk about the unique relationship they have together and how it all came to be.
Topics covered in this episode include:
  • How Jackie first met Josh.
  • Jackie's first impression...

Mar 24, 2023

This week we are excited to run back an incredible panel from WASRG's first ever in-person Inside the Dome – moderated by Jim! – featuring on-the-ground consultants from high-impact states giving their candid insider insight on the impact of the November elections and the major legislation expected in 2023. 


Mar 17, 2023

Jim welcomes a new guest to the podcast, Chris Coffey to discuss numerous topics. From working at Tusk Strategies on crypto, to working with Mayor Bloomberg.Topics covered in this episode include:
  • How Chris and Bradley Tusk met and their relationship over the years from different jobs  to Chris working at 

Mar 10, 2023

Jim welcomes Steve Palmer to the show to talk about presidential politics as well as Steve's work, from electric car infrastructure to telemedicine.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,...

Mar 3, 2023

Jim welcomes Josh Gray back onto the podcast to talk about his new job as vice-president of the advertising company Ogivly along with other topics that have happened since Josh was last on the show. Ogilvy has been growing brands and businesses since 1948. They continue that rich legacy through...