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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

Mar 4, 2021

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster, member of the House New Democrat Coalition, about the importance of protecting people's right to vote, her experience on January 6, and her powerful perspective on sexual assault.


Feb 25, 2021

NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson about the COVID vaccination rollout and the state's major bipartisan recovery package, and his journey from public school teacher to elected official.


Feb 18, 2021

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Elizabeth Walters, new chair of the Ohio Democratic Party and Summit County Council President, about what Ohio's politics mean to the rest of the country, and what it's like to be a strong progressive voice in a red state.


Feb 11, 2021

NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Kentucky state representative Nima Kulkarni, immigration attorney and the first Indian-American elected in her state, about President Biden's moves on immigration and the progress Kentucky's capital is making on police reform.


Feb 4, 2021

Host Ryan Coonerty talks with Amanda Renteria, CEO of Code for America and former National Political Director for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, and publisher Steve Kettmann about the new book "Now What? Essays on Life after Trump" and how to fix government by listening to people.