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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. 

Jul 29, 2022

This week we welcome back friend of the show Rich Gold and his Holland & Knight colleague Chris DeLacy to discuss the Chips Plus Science Act as well as the Inflation Reduction Act. They also take a bit of time to make some predictions about the upcoming Congressional Baseball Game.

Chris DeLacy is the leader of the...


Jul 22, 2022

In this episode Chris, April, and Jim welcome back friend of the show Katie Kincaid to hear about her experiences traveling the world in the midst of a pandemic after leaving her position at Lyft for a journey of self-discovery which took her from Thailand to Myanmar to Croatia and ultimately to the top of Mount...


Jul 19, 2022

This week we welcome back friends of the show Chris Massey and April Mims for part two of their recent discussion with Jim.

April is the SVP of Public Policy at hims & hers, where her goal is to secure federal, state, and local healthcare policy that increases access and empowers patients.

And Chris is an Operating...


Jul 8, 2022

Welcome back to another episode of The Political Life! Today, Jim meets with Caroline Carlson and Jennifer Stowe to talk about the upcoming NCSL Legislative Summit! This year, the event will take place August 1st through 3rd in beautiful Denver, Colorado!

As director of foundation programs, Caroline Carlson leads the...


Jul 5, 2022

This week we welcome back friend of the show Rich Gold to discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson, Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony in the January 6th hearings, and much more.

Rich Gold is the leader of Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group and focuses his practice at the intersection of...