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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. 

Aug 31, 2020

Kristina Howard is the Managing Director at Tusk Strategies, which specializes in helping companies analyze and navigate regulatory and political challenges at local, state and national levels.

Kristina provides strategic, legislative, and regulatory advice while managing multi-jurisdictional campaigns on behalf of Tusk clients.  

Kristina brings 15 years of experience working at the intersection of law, policy, and politics at two global law firms, the National Federation of Independent Business, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Massachusetts Legislature. She has managed issue and advocacy campaigns at the federal level and in all 50 states.

Her policy expertise is broad-based spanning privacy, healthcare, e-commerce, and gig-economy.  Kristina also draws upon her niche knowledge of having working with State Attorneys General in their role as regulator, policymaker, and politician.  

Kristina earned a B.S. Degree in Political Science from Northeastern University, where she graduated first in her class and a M.S. Degree in Political Science from American University, where she graduated with the highest honors. 

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