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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. 

Nov 9, 2020

Robert Grant is the VP of Government Affairs for Cruise, an autonomous vehicle company developing self-driving technology in San Francisco, CA - one of the world’s most demanding urban environments. In his role, he spearheads Cruise’s legislative, regulatory, and policy priorities throughout the United States and abroad.

Robert joined Cruise after spending more than 20 years working in and with governments, having held leadership positions in the United States Senate, the Department of Treasury, and the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Most recently, Robert led the global policy efforts for the self-driving startup, Aurora Innovation, and the ridesharing company, Lyft.

Robert earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from Tulane University School of Law. 

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