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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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Dec 1, 2022

In this week’s episode, host and NewDEAL Leader Ryan Coonerty talks with Canton, MI, Representative Ranjeev Puri about his leadership role as a majority whip tasked with holding together his caucus in a legislature that will be under full Democratic control for the first time in 40 years after this year's historic election. The first Sikh-American elected to the state legislature, Puri discusses how former president Barack Obama inspired him to run for office, and digs into his top policy priorities like the future of transportation and mobility. Tune in to hear more about his work and his inspiring path to public service.