Author: Gordon Hensley

The Future Is Voting Tour: Bringing Respect Back to the Dialogue

Having spent twenty years of my life as a GOP campaign consultant and Capitol Hill communications director, I’m frequently ribbed by Republican friends and colleagues – mostly at parties – about serving as a HeadCount board member. They assume that because HeadCount plays a high-profile role registering new voters and increasing civic participation at music…

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Matt Kibbe, President at FreeThePeople.org

Since our first interview with Politico’s Jake Sherman in January 2014, HeadCount has been taking a deeper, bipartisan look at the consultants, reporters and political activists who make and report the news in New York, Washington, D.C. and across the country — and we’re talking to them about (what else?) music. It turns out that…

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: John Yob, National GOP Campaign Consultant

Since our first interview with Politico’s Jake Sherman in January 2014, HeadCount has been taking a deeper, bipartisan look at the consultants, reporters and others who make and report the news in New York, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere — and we’re talking to them about (what else?) music. It turns out that the people who…

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Robert Gifford, Bloomberg

Since our first interview with Politico’s Jake Sherman in January 2014, HeadCount has been taking a deeper, bipartisan look at the consultants, reporters and others who make and report the news in New York, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere — and we’re talking to them about (what else?) music. It turns out that the people who…

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Ken Bazinet

This year, HeadCount is taking a deeper look at the people who make and report the news in Washington, D.C. — and we’re talking to them about (what else?) music.

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Andy Sere

“I got involved with the Young Republicans in high school sophomore year and the next year got heavily into Phish.”

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Steve Liesman, CNBC

In our blog series Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers, wemeet Steve Liesman, CNBC’s senior economics reporter, and talk about how the music of the Grateful Dead shaped his life.

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Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Jake Sherman, Politico

The people who shape the political landscape are as passionate about music as they are about politics. In our new blog series Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers, we’ll be talking to them about the bands they love and the shows that changed their lives.