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Bourbon in The Back Room

Vincent Sheheen and Joel Lourie

An inside look at politics with Senators Sheheen and Lourie. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the important, fun, and sometimes weird world of South Carolina Politics. Learn how the laws that impact your life every day get made and find a unique perspective on connections around the state!
Sine Die 2023! - Legislators Come Down for a DrinkMay 19, 2023
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SPECIAL GUEST - Chuck Todd, Moderator of NBC's Meet the Press May 08, 2023
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LIVE! At The League of Women Voters Biennial Convention - With Guest Representative Rita AllisonMay 02, 2023
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Grass Roots Campaigns, Coherent Messaging, and The Rational Abortion Debate - With Representative Heather BauerApril 19, 2023
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The Inner Workings of the S.C. Budget, the Freedom Caucus, and Political Extremism - With Representative Bruce W. Bannister March 31, 2023
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Changing Political Landscapes and Rural Representation - With Guest Senator J. Thomas McElveen IIIMarch 22, 2023
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Criminal Justice Reform, The Charter School Experiment, and The Teacher Shortage in SC - With Guest Chairman of the Senate Education Commitee, Greg HembreeMarch 07, 2023
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Guns, Gambling, and Legalizing Weed - With House Minority Leader Todd RutherfordFebruary 24, 2023
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LIVE! At the South Carolina Realtor's Conference - With Representative Roger KirbyFebruary 10, 2023
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A One-Party Legislature, The Changing Focus of Politics, and How to Herd Cats - With Republican Majority Leader Shane MasseyFebruary 02, 2023
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Teacher Pay, Economic Development, and Abortion Rights in 2023 - With Speaker of the House Murrell SmithJanuary 20, 2023
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2022 Year End Recap, What to Expect in 2023, and Two Years of Bourbon in The Back Room - With Antjuan SeawrightDecember 30, 2022
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Asking the Right Questions, Political Polling Success, and Grass Roots Mobilization - With Robert CahalyDecember 16, 2022
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Midterm Elections RECAP, S.C.'s Legislative Future, and a look at 2024 Elections - With Will Folks of FITS NewsNovember 23, 2022
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Saving Education, Changing Political Landscapes, and How to Rally People Together - with Governor Dick Riley and Terry PetersonNovember 09, 2022
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Sky High Tuition, Board Troubles, and How to Run a Public University - with Dr. Harris Pastides, USC President EmeritusOctober 27, 2022
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Children's Advocacy, Gun Violence, Healthcare, and a Path into Politics - With Dr. Annie Andrews (D)October 12, 2022
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The Real Abortion Debate - With Senator Margie Bright Matthews (D) and Senator Tom Davis (R)September 26, 2022
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I.S. LEEVY JOHNSON - How to Fix Voting, The Branding of Divisiveness, and South Carolina's Progressive Generation August 31, 2022
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The Upcoming Special Session, Reforming Foster Care, and UofSC's Board Controversy - With Senator Katrina Shealy (R)August 24, 2022
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How Democrats Can Win, What it Will Take to Turn SC Purple, and Behind the Scenes of Political Campaigns - With the Chair of the SC Democratic Party - Trav RobertsonAugust 10, 2022
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The Truth about "Cancel Culture", An Inside Look at Political Rhetoric, and Wes's New Best Selling Book - With Political Consultant Wesley DonehueAugust 01, 2022
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Local Government Compared to State, An S.C. Democrat on Abortion Bills, and The Lebanese Caucus - With Representative Seth RoseJuly 20, 2022
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The Future of SC Abortion Law, Thoughtful Conservatism, and Slanderous Primary Races - With Representative Micah CaskeyJuly 06, 2022
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2022 Post Primary Breakdown - Winners, Losers, and a Look Toward General Elections - With Antjuan Seawright and Caitlin Byrd June 21, 2022
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