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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.

Like what you hear? Meet more rising Democratic leaders in the NewDEAL network and learn about their innovative work, at www.newdealleaders.org

Aug 13, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty speaks with former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe about confronting white nationalism & structural racism, and helping his state to heal after the tragic events of Charlottesville two years ago.


Aug 1, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels about his path from teaching elementary school to becoming Alabama's first African-American minority leader, his work across the aisle to deliver the progress his constituents need, and his focus on finding the candidates that can help bring...


Jul 18, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with historian Douglas Brinkley, author of "American Moonshot", in a special episode on the space race, one of the great moments of American ingenuity and ambition, and how public leaders can find inspiration from this initiative as we face major challenges like climate change.


Jun 27, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Florida Representative Margaret Good, who ran for office for the first time in a 2018 special election and flipped a House seat in a district that voted for Trump. Hear about her decision to run, her work to inspire others to run, and her work to listen to constituents and ensure...


Jun 13, 2019

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with NewDEALers Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Senators Kerry Donovan & Brittany Pettersen, members of Colorado's "Fab Five" of female legislators making history.