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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 Political Life Jim O'Brien

    • Government
    • 5.0 • 83 Ratings

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.

    Sedera's Innovative Insurance Alternative: Medical Cost Sharing

    Sedera's Innovative Insurance Alternative: Medical Cost Sharing

    Jenny Aghamalian leads the Public Affairs and Strategy team at Sedera - a non-profit Medical Cost Sharing community that offers an innovative, non-insurance approach for managing large health care costs. Jenny is part of the executive leadership team and reports directly to the CEO. Jenny oversees the company’s legislative and regulatory strategy, policy development and enterprise-wide communication.

    • 29 min
    The Future of Autonomous Vehicles & Transporting Goods

    The Future of Autonomous Vehicles & Transporting Goods

    Greg Rogers is the Public Policy Manager at Nuro, a company focused on unlocking the benefits of robotics for everyday life. In 2017, Greg co-founded The Mobility Podcast, a podcast that explores the intersections between transportation, technology, and policy. In the same year, Greg co-founded Connected CarTalkDC, a network of hundreds of transportation and technology professionals who meet regularly in Washington, DC.

    • 38 min
    From the U.S. Senate's Office of Legislative Counsel to Autonomous Vehicle Policy Expert

    From the U.S. Senate's Office of Legislative Counsel to Autonomous Vehicle Policy Expert

    Robert Grant is the VP of Government Affairs for Cruise, an autonomous vehicle company developing self-driving technology in San Francisco, CA - one of the world’s most demanding urban environments. In his role, he spearheads Cruise’s legislative, regulatory, and policy priorities throughout the United States and abroad.

    • 45 min
    A Conversation with the DCCC's Chief Diversity Officer

    A Conversation with the DCCC's Chief Diversity Officer

    Tasha Cole is the Chief Diversity Officer for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee ("DCCC"). The DCCC is the official campaign arm of the Democrats in the House of Representatives, and the only political committee in the country whose principal mission is to support Democratic House candidates every step of the way to fortify and expand their new Democratic Majority. 

    • 38 min
    How to Build a Successful Career in Multi-state Government Affairs

    How to Build a Successful Career in Multi-state Government Affairs

    Steven Palmer is a partner at Forbes Tate Partners, a federal and government affairs firm with  areas of specialty including health care, energy, natural resources, financial services, transportation, trade, tax, tech and telecommunications, appropriations, and agriculture.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Making the Move from Wall Street to K Street

    Making the Move from Wall Street to K Street

    Cristina Antelo is a founding principal at Ferox Strategies. Cristina has spent more than a decade representing multinational corporations at Washington’s best-known government relations firms.

    • 29 min

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83 Ratings

Jonathan Kilman ,

THE podcast for government and public affairs

There is no doubt Jim has created and maintained the definitive podcast for government and public affairs professionals. As an industry insider, he knows what questions to ask and has built a vast network of professionals to provide fresh content on an evergreen basis - perhaps the hardest part of sustaining a podcast. - Jonathan Kilman? Converge Government Affairs

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Awesome

Great show with always insightful content. Jim and his guests have aided in inspiring me to pursue a career in lobbying. This is one of my favorite podcasts, by far!

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