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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...

Oct 21, 2019

Jeff Allan is the Founder & CEO of EchoRidge, putting the power of lobbyists into the hands of everyday Americans. Their key tool is Nation Crowd, a crowdfunding platform that brings people together around a common issue and translates their energy into actionable legislation.

EchoRidge connects clients to a network of...

Oct 14, 2019

George Cronin is the Managing Director for the public affairs practice at Rasky Partners. Based out of Boston, they cover government relations at the state and municipal level, grassroots organizing, and ballot questions. They also have a D.C. office to cover federal affairs.

George discusses how he strikes a balance...

Oct 7, 2019

Marcus Mason is a Senior Partner at The Madison Group, a boutique bipartisan consulting and lobbying firm that specializes in tax, technology, telecommunications, trade and transportation issues. Clients include Google and Education Network of America.

Marcus also serves as the President of the Washington Government...