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PRG Pulse: A Preview of the 2022 Midterms

The Lobby Shop

Release Date: 10/03/2022

Special Election Day Pulse Check show art Special Election Day Pulse Check

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A special Election Day edition of The Lobby Shop!  Host Liam Donovan brings you one final PRG Pulse Check for the midterms, as he breaks down the state of play as Americans head to the polls. Liam explores the GOP leaning House, the Senate teetering on a knife's edge, and the bellwethers to watch in what is sure to be a drawn out aftermath. Finally, make sure to tune into PRG's post-election webinar tomorrow at 1130am ET to see what it all means for the policy landscape.

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Keystone Conversation with Peter Towey show art Keystone Conversation with Peter Towey

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In the latest edition of PRG’s Pulse coverage of the midterm battlegrounds, former Toomey for Senate campaign manager Peter Towey of GOP consulting firm Targeted Victory joins The Lobby Shop team for a Pulse Check on a state both parties have homed in on as the tipping point of the Senate majority. Towey breaks down the state of the race, explains the late resurgence of Dr. Oz, and tracks Pennsylvania's shift from Blue Wall stalwart to pure bellwether. The gang talks debate expectations, ticket splitting, and pinning down undecided voters with a seasoned pro who has run and won federal races...

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Battle Born Battleground with Jon Ralston show art Battle Born Battleground with Jon Ralston

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This week’s episode is part of PRG’s Pulse election coverage. Friend of the pod and veteran political journalist Jon Ralston of The Nevada Independent joins The Lobby Shop team for a Pulse Check on what is arguably the most pivotal Senate race in the country. The gang discuss the candidates, political dynamics, demographics, electoral history and more to shed light on why Jon's #wematter hashtag is more apt than ever.

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PRG Pulse: A Preview of the 2022 Midterms show art PRG Pulse: A Preview of the 2022 Midterms

The Lobby Shop

PRG Pulse, PRG’s award-winning election analysis series, is back for the 2022 Midterms! The Lobby Shop team chats about the Midterms – what to watch and what’s at stake – in this episode. Listen for Liam Donovan’s assessment of why this year’s election may buck historic trends. Look for regular *Pulse Checks* in coming weeks.

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IRA Aftermath with Pavan Venkatakrishnan show art IRA Aftermath with Pavan Venkatakrishnan

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This week, the Lobby Shop team is joined by policy analyst Pavan Venkatakrishnan to discuss the newly passed Inflation Reduction Act, what’s next for Congress, and what it’s like to cut your teeth lobbying on a once-a-generation climate package. This is an episode you won’t want to miss!

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The Congressional Launch of the Mamas’ Caucus with PRG’s Yasmin Nelson show art The Congressional Launch of the Mamas’ Caucus with PRG’s Yasmin Nelson

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On this episode, the Lobby Shop team is joined by very special guest, PRG Senior Principal Yasmin Nelson! Tune in to hear about Yasmin’s transition from working in the Senate, where she met with advocates who wanted to bring awareness to their issues, to her work now at Bracewell’s Policy Resolution Group, where she is on the other side advocating policy issues by connecting with staffers, members of Congress, and members of the administration. Yasmin also shares details about some of the important work that she is currently doing with Mothering Justice, including the historic launch of...

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Resurrection of Reconciliation: Strategic or Last-Ditch? show art Resurrection of Reconciliation: Strategic or Last-Ditch?

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This week, the Lobby Shop team breaks down the reconciliation bill that surprised Washington insiders. Tune in to learn more about the climate provisions that many thought were off the table, what to expect with the Byrd Rule and Vote-a-Rama, and how Republicans may still have the opportunity to leverage their power.

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Defending Democracy with Michael Gottlieb of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP show art Defending Democracy with Michael Gottlieb of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

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This week, the Lobby Shop team is joined by Michael Gottlieb, a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP focusing on crisis management, media, and freedom of speech. He shares his experience representing election workers who testified before the January 6 committee, analyzes how the Supreme Court has changed since the days when he clerked there, and explains how skills that he learned during his high school debate days are still relevant in his current work. 

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The Cultural and Political Shift of Same-sex Marriage with “The Engagement” author Sasha Issenberg show art The Cultural and Political Shift of Same-sex Marriage with “The Engagement” author Sasha Issenberg

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In June 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state bans on gay marriage were unconstitutional, making same-sex marriage legal across the United States. Sasha Issenberg, author of “The Engagement: America’s Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-sex Marriage”, joined the Lobby Shop team to discuss the political road that led to the decision. Tune in to hear Sasha’s analysis of what caused the cultural and political shift in opinion and Sasha’s insights on civil unions, incrementalism as a political strategy, and same-sex marriage campaigns in general.

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The Political Crystal Ball with Sean Trende show art The Political Crystal Ball with Sean Trende

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This week, The Lobby Shop team is joined by returning guest Sean Trende, a Senior Elections Analyst for RealClearPolitics, to talk about the 2022 midterm elections. Tune in as the group offers keen insight into what factors, such as the leaked draft decision from the Supreme Court and Biden’s falling approval ratings, will impact the results.

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PRG Pulse, PRG’s award-winning election analysis series, is back for the 2022 Midterms! The Lobby Shop team chats about the Midterms – what to watch and what’s at stake – in this episode. Listen for Liam Donovan’s assessment of why this year’s election may buck historic trends. Look for regular *Pulse Checks* in coming weeks.