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Season 3

Jan. 26, 2023

Exploring the role of PACs with Micaela Isler, Executive Director of …

The Executive Director of the National Association of Business Political Action Committees, Micaela Isler, breaks down what PACs are, how they represent the voices of hundreds - even thousands - of like-minded individuals in ...

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Jan. 19, 2023

Episode 8 Preview

Next week, 80-Proof Politics returns to its regular schedule with a fascinating conversation with Micaela Isler, Executive Director of the National Association of Business PACs. Here's a sneak peek into that episode. Thanks ...

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Jan. 12, 2023

Ep. 3.7 - Bringing Congress into the 21st Century with Jen Daulby, Ch…

Indigov Chief of Staff - and former House Admin Chief - Jen Daulby on making Congress work better and how you prepare the Capitol for an Inauguration 14 days after an insurrecrtion.

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Jan. 5, 2023

Behind the Curtain - Now What?

How will official Washington respond to the collapsed house of cards that once was FTX and SBF? What happens to the millions he and his colleagues contributed to political campaigns? Will crypto ever be sexy again inside the ...

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Dec. 29, 2022

Behind the Curtain - The Playbook

It's not that FTX and Bankman-Fried created an entirely new approach to federal advocacy. They literally used every page in the playbook while spending over $200M inside the Beltway. What they did was run a massively accelera...

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Dec. 22, 2022

Behind the Curtain - Players Need a Goal

Imagine if you will that you decide to spend $200 In Washington to become a "player." You'd expect some sort of favorable outcome, wouldn't you? Bankman-Fried and FTX sure did. Episode 2 of 80-Proof Politics Behind the Cur...

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Dec. 15, 2022

Behind the Curtain - Becoming a DC Player

We're kicking off a new partnership with Evergreen Podcasts with a special four-part mini series called: 80-Proof Politics Behind the Curtain . In episode 1 I ask the question, "What would you do if you had $3million to spen...

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Dec. 1, 2022

Season 3 Teaser

There’s exciting news about the future of 80-Proof Politics (cue “The Jeffersons” theme song…). Stay tuned for the big announcement, but in the meantime here’s a taste of the upcoming season.

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Jan. 10, 2022

Ep. 3.1 - Navigating DC with a swamp pilot: Keeping the "why" in focu…

Welcome back! After nearly eighteen months on the social distancing lam, 80-Proof Politics is back with episode 1 of season 3. Longtime distilled spirits lobbyist, Mike Bertman tells us about why he is now betting on himself ...

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