Podcast

That Time I Ran for Congress

This week, Michele and Igor speak with Krystal Ball, former co-host of MSNBC's "The Cycle" and a 2010 congressional candidate for VA-1, about her decision to get into politics, motherhood, and more.

Michele and Igor talk with Krystal Ball, former co-host of MSNBC’s “The Cycle” and a 2010 congressional candidate for VA-1, about her decision to get into politics; how being a mother showed her the impact of policy on her children’s lives; and the message and messengers we need represented for a progressive economic future. We also get the lowdown on her name—is that real?

Learn more about the podcast here.

Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center for American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center.

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Authors

Michele L. Jawando

Vice President

Igor Volsky

Vice President

Sally Tucker

Broadcast Coordinator

Rachel Rosen

Senior Director, Broadcast Communications

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