The Political Life

The Political Life

A podcast about the people whose lives are immersed in the political world, and how they got there - from campaigns to capitols and everywhere in between. Politicians, lobbyists, pollsters, and business people. If they're on the show, they're living the political life.
The 2022 Red Wave, & Why Speaker Pelosi is Talking About "Chunks" of Build Back Better
January 21, 2022x
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The 2022 Red Wave, & Why Speaker Pelosi is Talking About "Chunks" of Build Back Better

This week on the show we welcome back Rich Gold, who is a Partner at Holland & Knight, and the leader of the firm’s Public Policy and Regulation team. In this episode, we cover a number of topics: The impending release of the latest Federal lobbying firm revenue figures Filibuster reform and the vo...

Why Georgia is at the Center of the Political Universe in 2022
January 14, 2022x
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Why Georgia is at the Center of the Political Universe in 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 la...

What Lies Ahead for Congress & Pres. Biden's Agenda in 2022
January 07, 2022x
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What Lies Ahead for Congress & Pres. Biden's Agenda in 2022

This week on the show we welcome back Rich Gold, who is a Partner at Holland & Knight, and the leader of the firm’s Public Policy and Regulation team. In this episode, we cover a number of topics: How has Rich put together one of the top lobbying shops in DC? What was January 6th like on the Hill?...

Throwback: A Conversation with Legendary Investor Jim Rogers
January 03, 2022x
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Throwback: A Conversation with Legendary Investor Jim Rogers

Jim Rogers, a native of Demopolis, Alabama, is an author, financial commentator and successful international investor. He has been frequently featured in Time, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Barron's, Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and most publications deal...

Throwback: Josh Gray — A Story of Hardship, Perseverance, and Hope
December 27, 2021x
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01:02:1886.5 MB

Throwback: Josh Gray — A Story of Hardship, Perseverance, and Hope

Josh Gray is the Vice President of Strategic Alliances & Policy at The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation is a 501 (c) 3 non-partisan civic engagement organization that strives to cultivate institutional base-building capacity and int...

Can "Build Back Better" Come Back from the Dead?
December 20, 2021x
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23:4432.96 MB

Can "Build Back Better" Come Back from the Dead?

This week on the show we welcome back Rich Gold, who is a Partner at Holland & Knight. Holland & Knight is one of the largest lobbying firms in D.C., and Rich serves as the leader of the firm’s Public Policy and Regulation team. Rich provides some insights as to what Congress and the President will ...

Leveraging Tech to Track and Manage Roll Call Votes
December 13, 2021x
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22:3631.05 MB

Leveraging Tech to Track and Manage Roll Call Votes

Gerardo Reyes is the founder of eRollCall, a collaboration platform that enables transparent & efficient management of roll call votes at state legislatures, and the U.S. Congress. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Loyola University of Chicago and his law degree from IIT-Kent College of ...

From the Green Zone to Gainwell Technologies
December 06, 2021x
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29:4440.92 MB

From the Green Zone to Gainwell Technologies

Kristen Ballantine is Vice President of Government Relations at Gainwell Technologies, where she oversees Gainwell's state and federal legislative, policy, and regulatory agendas. Gainwell is a leading provider of technology, services and solutions that are vital to the administration and operations...

Understanding Stablecoins, and the Ever-Changing World of Crypto
November 29, 2021x
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18:5221.66 MB

Understanding Stablecoins, and the Ever-Changing World of Crypto

Scott Talbott is Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) in Washington, D.C. and is responsible for its governmental strategies, and directing ETA’s all of policy and advocacy efforts. Talbott has over twenty years of experience advocating for the...

Demystifying the U.S. Senate and the Budget Reconciliation Process
November 22, 2021x
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01:04:3077.21 MB

Demystifying the U.S. Senate and the Budget Reconciliation Process

Martin B. Gold is a partner with Capitol Counsel, LLC. He has over 40 years of legislative and private practice experience, and is a recognized authority and author on matters of congressional rules and parliamentary strategies, and U.S. policy in Asia. He frequently advises senators and their staff...