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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!
Episodes
Building Political Bridges, How State Government is Changing, and When to Retire - With Speaker of the House Jay LucasMay 26, 2022 Episode artwork Sine Die, The Budget Debate, and Legislators Come Down for a Drink - Live from Bourbon! - 50th Episode Celebration!May 19, 2022 Episode artwork Marijuana Canceled!? - End of Session, The Budget, and Hate Crimes - with Senator Marlon KimpsonMay 11, 2022 Episode artwork Hate Crime Legislation, Clemson Drag Show Controversy, a New Speaker of the House, and a New Freedom Caucus - With Representative Beth BernsteinMay 04, 2022 Episode artwork Tuition, Teacher Pay, S.C. Panthers, and Why the Speaker of the House Resigned - with Representative Gary SimrillApril 27, 2022 Episode artwork The Death Penalty, Medical Marijuana, and UofSC's Floundering Board - LIVE! at the Capital Rotary ClubApril 19, 2022 Episode artwork Senator Sandy Senn - Winning a Swing District, Thinking Outside Your Party, and a Look at Controversial LegislationApril 12, 2022 Episode artwork Senator Greg Gregory - Political Fearlessness, Rational Gun Laws, and Caring for ConstituentsApril 05, 2022 Episode artwork Congressional Majority Whip Jim Clyburn - Civil Rights, South Carolina Political Power, and the Roots of Jim ClyburnMarch 29, 2022 Episode artwork Laurie Funderburk - Federal Appointments, SC Agriculture, and State Representation March 24, 2022 Episode artwork Rep. Russell Ott - Rural Representation - Farming, Horse Betting, and School FundingMarch 15, 2022 Episode artwork Senator Sean Bennett - A Broken Tax System, The Death of the Bi-Partisanship , and Paying Teachers MoreMarch 09, 2022 Episode artwork Ed McMullen - Ambassador to Switzerland, State Political Director for Donald Trump, Think-Tank Extraordinaire, and Breaking News on the HamburglarMarch 01, 2022 Episode artwork Representative Spencer Wetmore - Flipping a District, Working Across Party Lines, Being a New Legislator, and How to be an All-Star in the Legislature February 22, 2022 Episode artwork National Chairman Jaime Harrison - The Filibuster, Voting Rights, Statesmanship, and Where Our Country is HeadedFebruary 15, 2022 Episode artwork Senator Tom Davis - Legalizing Marijuana Update! The Senate Votes This WeekFebruary 08, 2022 Episode artwork Will Folks - Political Insiders, FITSNews, Murdaugh Cases, and a First Look at New DetailsFebruary 01, 2022 Episode artwork President of the SC Senate Thomas Alexander - A Look Inside the Senate and The State of the StateJanuary 25, 2022 Episode artwork Brad Hutto - First Week of 2022 Session: Redistricting, CoNs, Marijuana, New Leaders, and What's Going On Behind the Scenes This Year. January 17, 2022 Episode artwork Episode 32 - Holiday Special: A Look Back at One Year of BITBRDecember 22, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 31 - Thanksgiving Special - How to Raise a Politician with the Mothers of Senators Sheheen and LourieNovember 23, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 30 - Live Audience Debate With Columbia S.C. Mayoral Candidates! Tameika Isaac Devine and Daniel Rickenmann Go Head to Head and Discuss Columbia's Hot Button IssuesNovember 09, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 29 - Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter - Thirty Years in Politics, The State of Redistricting, and How a Democrat is the Vice Chair of the Most Powerful Committee in the HouseOctober 27, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 28 - Governor Jim Hodges - The Fight for Political Dominance, S.C. Partisanship, and How to Win an Election as a Democrat in S.C.October 12, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 27 - Mark Sanford - Trump Extremism, Planting a Flag, and Looking Back at S.C. PoliticsSeptember 29, 2021 Episode artwork