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.

What you Need to Know About the California Recall Election
August 02, 2021x
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What you Need to Know About the California Recall Election

Adam Probolsky is the President and founder of Probolsky Research, a non-partisan opinion research organization that conducts polling and analysis for a range of clients including government, non-profit and political candidates. Adam is also a thought leader. He has contributed to The New York Times...

A Conversation with Legendary Investor Jim Rogers
July 26, 2021x
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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...

The Tech Solution Changing the Way Lawmakers Connect with Constituents
July 19, 2021x
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The Tech Solution Changing the Way Lawmakers Connect with Constituents

This week we sit down with Alex Kouts of Indigov - a next-generation constituent experience management platform designed for the government. Indigov has built a modern constituent service platform for government that has reduced average response time from months to a matter of minutes/hours and give...

Life as an Official White House Staff Photographer for President Obama
July 12, 2021x
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Life as an Official White House Staff Photographer for President Obama

Lawrence Jackson is a former official White House staff photographer for President Barack Obama, and currently serves as the official White House photographer for Vice President Kamala Harris. He is the author of Yes We Did, a book filled with intimate photographs and reflections, as well as first-p...

What it's Like to Found & Run One of Florida's Largest Lobbying Firms
July 05, 2021x
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What it's Like to Found & Run One of Florida's Largest Lobbying Firms

As a co-founding member of Capital City Consulting, Nick Iarossi has worked on local, state, and federal government policy issues for over 20 years. Recently named by Influence Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Florida, Nick is considered the best in his field representing a dive...

A Day in the Life of Todd Piro - Host of FOX & Friends First
June 28, 2021x
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A Day in the Life of Todd Piro - Host of FOX & Friends First

Todd Piro currently serves as a co-host of FOX & Friends First (weekdays 4-6 AM/ET) alongside Jillian Mele. He also contributes to the "Breakfast with Friends" diner series, which showcases how Americans across the country feel about the political news driving the day. He joined the network in June ...

From Congressional Staffer to Tech Entrepreneur
June 21, 2021x
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From Congressional Staffer to Tech Entrepreneur

This week we speak with Melissa Dargan, a former Congressional House staffer turned tech entrepreneur. She is the Co-founder of TourTrackr.com (product of Appmy, LLC), a platform that digitizes the tour management process for Members of Congress. During quarantine, Melissa also created Congre$$: A P...

Looking back on 25 Years as George H.W. Bush's Chief of Staff
June 14, 2021x
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01:02:2471.95 MB

Looking back on 25 Years as George H.W. Bush's Chief of Staff

Jean Becker, the author of The Man I Knew, George H.W. Bush was President George H.W. Bush's chief of staff for nearly twenty-five years, from March 1994 until his death on November 30, 2018. As chief of staff, Jean had a ringside seat to the never-boring story of George Herbert Walker Bush's life p...

Leveraging Tech to Connect Communities
June 07, 2021x
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Leveraging Tech to Connect Communities

Laura Claster Bisesto is Head of Policy & Privacy at Nextdoor, where she leads Nextdoor’s privacy counseling program and is responsible for developing Nextdoor’s global product policy, public policy, and government relations programs. Laura has extensive experience advising technology companies at d...

Former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter on Running an Iconic American City
May 31, 2021x
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Former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter on Running an Iconic American City

Michael A. Nutter is a senior advisor in Dentons' Public Policy group and member of its Local Government Solutions team, composed of former local government elected and appointed officials who have played integral roles in city halls and county governments. This group works with local governments se...