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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. 

Oct 28, 2019

Jessica Stram is the Director of Advocacy - Northeast for Target. Jessica has spent her entire career in lobbying, and has a deep background in the industry with senior-level experience working both in-house and as a contract lobbyist.

  • Jessica attended UCONN, where she earned a B.A. in political science
  • She obtained her first internship in D.C. through The Washington Center
  • She earned a Master of Science in Public Policy and Administration from Southern Connecticut State University
  • Jessica spent seven years at ConnCAN, working her way up from intern to Senior Director of Government Affairs
  • After that, she worked at another education reform organization, and then as a contract lobbyist for two years before landing her position with Target

Jessica recently returned from a trip to Cambodia and Malaysia with the American Council of Young Political Leaders. Learn more about the organization here

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