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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. 

Sep 24, 2018

Jeff Taylor is the managing partner of U.S. Government Relations Intl., LLC (USGRI), a government affairs firm based in Washington, DC. He is also a principal in Falcontree Capital, LLC, a financial development firm, and a contributing writer for POLITICO’s “The Arena” section, a cross-party forum where elected officials and opinion leaders discuss current political and policy issues.

  • Jeff Taylor was born and raised in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Jeff's father was a local radio broadcaster at WHEB
  • He attended Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Jeff was a part-time disc jockey in high school and college before transitioning to politics
  • His first position in politics was working for U.S. Senator Gordon Humphrey, as his driver.
  • Jeff then worked on a number of campaigns, including the campaigns of Congressman George Wortley, then Vice President George H.W. Bush, and more.
  • After George H.W. Bush won his 1992 bid for the presidency, Jeff worked in the Bush administration for 8 months, before heading back to campaign work.
  • Jeff's next career move was working for Congressman David McIntosh as his chief of staff
  • After serving for six years as McIntosh's chief of staff, he transitioned to lobbying, first at a small Indiana firm, and then at a larger New York-based firm.
  • He started his own lobbying firm - - in 2008
  • Jeff's firm leverages LinkedIn to find new clients - at one time all of the firm's clients came from connections on LinkedIn 

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