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An Honorable Profession: a podcast that features rising Democratic leaders. They share their personal stories, and discuss ways to restore trust in government, as well as sanity in politics, in an insane era.

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Jan 8, 2020

  • Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Iowa Senator Liz Mathis, New Hampshire Senator Jon Morgan, and Nevada Assemblyperson Daniele Monroe-Moreno about their states' upcoming primary elections
  • Mathis, Morgan, and Monroe-Moreno discuss the benefits and drawbacks to early primaries, such as allowing candidates ample time to meet...


Dec 19, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Mayor Steven Reed about his historic campaign to become the first African-American leader of Montgomery Alabama. They talk about how to run a successful modern campaign at the local level, combining traiditional retail politics and analytics, as well as how to inspire people in an era when...


Dec 6, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Massachusetts State Senator Eric Lesser about collaborative innovation, his experience with national politics, and how to support communities at the local level. 


Nov 20, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Georgia State Senator Elena Parent about her fight to represent her community's voice and needs on voter suppression and issues of equity and opportunity


Oct 28, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Nebraska State Senator Kate Bolz about her run to flip Nebraska's first Congressional district and her leadership in health care, education, and supporting the businesses that keep her district strong.