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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 29, 2018

Omar Vargas is the Global Head of Government Affairs at 3M.
3M is a global science company with $32 billion in sales, operations in 71 countries, and 91,000 employees connecting with customers all around the world.
  • Omar was born and raised in Patterson, New Jersey
  • He attended Seton Hall University for undergrad,...

Oct 22, 2018

Today we sit down with Jessica Duboff, the Vice President of the Center for Business Advocacy at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. 

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce champions economic prosperity and quality of life for the Los Angeles region by being the voice of business, promoting collaboration, and...

Oct 15, 2018

Today on the show, we have Mark Anderson and Michael Behm, the co-CEOs of Stateside Associates.

Stateside combines the core services of advocacy experience, strategy development, intelligence and execution.

They help their clients shape the state and local public policy environment by knowing what is happening, who is...

Oct 8, 2018

Michael Bloomfield is the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of The Mellman Group, which has provided opinion research and strategic advice to political leaders, public interest groups, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies for over twenty years.

  • Michael Bloomfield grew up in Cleveland, Ohio...

Oct 1, 2018

  • According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, Homelessness is a social ill that can be solved
  • The organization currently has a staff of about 20 professionals
  • It has three arms: a capacity building team; a homelessness research institute; and, the program and policy department
  • "Homelessness" is defined as "an...