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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. 

Jan 14, 2022

Howard Franklin is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ohio River South, a strategy firm focused on "the New American South."

Splitting time between state capitals and the campaign trail, Howard Franklin has worked across two dozen states to advance the careers and policies of the South’s leading lawmakers.

Howard has been recognized as ‘Top 40 Under 40’ by Georgia Trend Magazine and The Network Journal. He is a member of the Georgia Professional Lobbyists Association, a frequent contributor on CNN, NPR and MSNBC

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The reaction on the ground in Georgia to the Bulldogs' win over the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2022 College Football National Championship
  • The newly elected Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens, and Howard's role as Co-chair of the Mayor's transition team
  • The Secretary of the State, Gubernatorial, and U.S. Senate races coming up in 2022. 

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