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.
Werewolf or Vampire? The Latest from Georgia with Howard Franklin
December 02, 2022x
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17:3818.75 MB

Werewolf or Vampire? The Latest from Georgia with Howard Franklin

This week we once welcome back Howard Franklin to the podcast to provide yet another critical update on the runoff Senate race in Georgia. Howard Franklin is the President and CEO of Ohio River South, a high-stakes strategy firm rooted in the New American South and led by professionals from governm...

Fiscal Note is Taking Political Intelligence to a New Level – Meet Josh Resnik
November 28, 2022x
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26:1925.6 MB

Fiscal Note is Taking Political Intelligence to a New Level – Meet Josh Resnik

This week we welcome Josh Resnik back to the podcast to discuss the recent developments at FiscalNote in Washington, D.C. Josh is FiscalNote’s President & Chief Operating Officer with more than twenty-five years of experience as an executive, attorney, and business leader in both startup and establ...

Meet the Company That Hires the Most Lobbyists
November 18, 2022x
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32:3932.5 MB

Meet the Company That Hires the Most Lobbyists

This week we welcome Maureen Riehl and Ed Griesmer to the podcast to discuss the work they do at Multistate and the fascinating process of hiring lobbyists in an ever-changing political landscape. Maureen is Principal and General Counsel with MultiState Associates. She joined the firm in October 20...

What Happened in the Georgia Senate Race? Howard Franklin Explains.
November 11, 2022x
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19:2217.15 MB

What Happened in the Georgia Senate Race? Howard Franklin Explains.

This week we welcome back Howard Franklin to the podcast to provide an update on the extremely close Senate race in Georgia. Howard also walks us through the turnover in the legislature of this increasinly-important state. Howard Franklin is the President and CEO of Ohio River South, a high-stakes ...

Who Will Win the Nevada Senate Race?
November 07, 2022x
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19:3118.59 MB

Who Will Win the Nevada Senate Race?

This week we welcome Jonathan Oceguera to the podcast for a special pre-election-day episode to discuss the tight Senate and Gubernatorial races in Nevada as well as his unique entry-point into politics as a retired firefighter. John runs Strategies 360 ’s Nevada operations, overseeing a diverse mi...

Lt. Governor Fetterman or Dr. Oz? Rob Vescio Gives Us an Overview
November 04, 2022x
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20:5819.19 MB

Lt. Governor Fetterman or Dr. Oz? Rob Vescio Gives Us an Overview

This week Jim welcomes Rob Vescio to the podcast to discuss the looming Pennsylvania Senate race and to break down the current political landscape in the state. One of the original principals that launched Dentons Cohen & Grigsby Public Affairs, Rob is a seasoned professional with nearly 20 years o...

Groundhog Day - U.S. Senate May Once Again Be Decided in Georgia Runoff
October 28, 2022x
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20:3920.74 MB

Groundhog Day - U.S. Senate May Once Again Be Decided in Georgia Runoff

This week Jim welcomes back friend of the show Eric Tanenblatt to discuss the tight US Senate race between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker in Georgia. They also assess the likelihood of a possible runoff between the two candidates. Eric Tanenblatt is the Global Chair of Public Policy and Regula...

Leif Johnson Wears Many Hats; Focus, TAG & Leonine Public Affairs to Name a Few
October 21, 2022x
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25:4324.31 MB

Leif Johnson Wears Many Hats; Focus, TAG & Leonine Public Affairs to Name a Few

This week Jim welcomes Leif Johnson to the pod to discuss his experience in public affairs as well as some of his interesting endeavors from the past. Leif Johnson provides strategic counsel and serves as a solutions provider for corporations and trade associations to enhance their state government...

10 States Passed Bills to Support Nuclear Power – The Future is Here and its Nuclear Microreactors - Tune in to hear from Christine Csizmadia and Marc Nichol from the Nuclear Energy Institute.
October 14, 2022x
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32:3232.64 MB

10 States Passed Bills to Support Nuclear Power – The Future is Here and its Nuclear Microreactors - Tune in to hear from Christine Csizmadia and Marc Nichol from the Nuclear Energy Institute.

This week Jim welcomes Christine Csizmadia and Marc Nichol from the Nuclear Energy Institute to the show to discuss – you guessed it – nuclear power! Christine Csizmadia is the Senior Director for State Governmental Affairs and Advocacy at the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) and has been with NEI fo...

Gary Hart for President, Skyjet, and now Merit International - meet Trevor Cornwell - Helping employers and employees get immediate verified credentials. Tune in to learn all about it.
October 07, 2022x
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30:4530.33 MB

Gary Hart for President, Skyjet, and now Merit International - meet Trevor Cornwell - Helping employers and employees get immediate verified credentials. Tune in to learn all about it.

This week Jim welcomes Trevor Cornwell to the podcast as they chat about Trevor's experience as a businessman and entrepreneur. Their conversation touches on several of Trevor's current and previous projects like Forum280, Merit, and Skyjet – as well as his time spent working on the Gary Hart presi...