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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 31, 2018

Lucy Gettman is the Executive Director of Women in Government , a non-partisan, non-profit organization that advocates for women state legislators. Women in Government offers training for women who are planning to run for office, and support for women in office. They also hold professional development...

Dec 24, 2018

Eric Ellman is the Senior Vice President of Public Policy & Legal Affairs for CDIA. The Consumer Data Industry Association is a trade association of consumer reporting agencies, composed of over 100 members, ranging from Nationwide Credit Bureaus to background screening companies.

  • Ellman was born in the Bronx, New...

Dec 17, 2018

Bryan Jacobs is the Vice President, Government and External Affairs at BMW. Founded in 1916, BMW is an iconic automobile and motorcycle manufacturer headquartered in Munich, Germany. 
  • Bryan was born in North Dakota, and attended the University of Wyoming, where he earned a bachelor's degree in political science.
  • His...

Dec 10, 2018

Beth Loudy is the Executive Director of the State Government Affairs Council - the premier national association for multi-state government affairs professionals for major U.S. corporations, trade associations and service providers.

  • Beth was raised in a small town in Virginia, working at her parents' radio station...

Dec 3, 2018

Sarah Sheehy is the Senior Director, Government and Public Affairs at the Hollywood Burbank Airport.

  • Sarah attended undergrad at Santa Clara University
  • Sarah's first internship was at the White House in the Office of Public Liaison
  • She then interned at the Tonight Show with Jay Leno
  • After the Tonight Show, she had a...