That Time I Ran for Congress

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?

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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.