Capitol Conversations Episode

Show Notes

Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, the ERLC policy team invites former Republican strategist Brent Leatherwood to the roundtable. Brent offers an insider’s look into the campaign trail, political polling, and the races to watch on election night. The group also offers encouragement to Christians on how to approach conversations about politics with their neighbors in a culture rife with division. We took some time off the air these past few weeks as our team was in transition, and now we’re glad to be back with you!

Guest Biography

Prior to joining the ERLC as director of strategic partnerships, Brent Leatherwood served as the executive director of the Tennessee Republican Party, where he managed the organization’s campaign apparatus at the federal, state, and local levels. He also worked in Washington on Capitol Hill as a senior legislative aide to former Rep. Connie Mack (R–Fla.) Brent and his wife Meredith have three children and are members The Church at Avenue South, a church plant of Brentwood Baptist Church, where Brent serves as a deacon.

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Travis Wussow

Travis Wussow serves as the Vice President for Public Policy and General Counsel. Travis led the ERLC’s first international office located in the Middle East prior to joining the Washington DC office. He received a B.B.A. in Finance from The... Read More

Steven Harris

Steven Harris serves as a Policy Director, with a particular focus on the U.S. Senate. In this role, he works with government leaders in the legislative and executive branches to advocate for the ERLC’s position on important issues, while also... Read More

Brent Leatherwood

Brent Leatherwood serves as the Director of Strategic Partnerships. Before coming to the ERLC, he served as the executive director of the Tennessee Republican Party from December 2012 to December 2016, where he managed the organization’s campaign apparatus at the federal,... Read More

Jeff Pickering

Jeff Pickering serves as associate policy communications director in the Washington, D.C. office. In this role, he hosts the weekly Capitol Conversations podcast, develops communications strategy, and connects journalists with the organization’s policy work. He also serves as the mentor and director... Read More

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