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The Horse Race 2016 year in review is LIVE

The Horse Race is back and 2016 is out of here! This week the team gives its 2016 recap and talks about: Russian hacking, the Israel-Palestine UN resolution, who’s your favorite Democrat / Republican for 2016? Profiles in Courage Award, Profiles in Cowardice Award, a Dan Webb rap compilation & more. With Special Guest Kevin Sefcovic. Episode 23. Listen in …

|Lima Charlie News Political Correspondents and veterans Michael Connolly (US Army), Brendan McKinnon (USCG) and Dan Webb (USAF) are back with The Horse Race, Episode 23, year in review. This week, Special Guest Kevin Sefcovic joins the team to discuss Russian hacking and cyber security. The team wraps up 2016, and Dan Webb raps it down. Episode 23 is available on iTunes, or you can stream or download it for offline enjoyment.

Extra special shout out to 2016 Friends of the Pod: Kris Goldsmith (@KrisGoldsmith85), Will O’Malley (@WOM_alley) and Martin O’Malley (@martinomalley), Senator Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT), Rep. Grier Martin (@GrierMartin), Pat Rynard (@patrynard) of Iowa Starting Line (@IAStartingLine), and Alex McCoy (@AlexanderMcCoy4). Extra special thanks to Coolio, Billy Joel, Hamilton and Snoop Dog.

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Michael D. Connolly, Managing Editor / Chief Political Correspondent, Lima Charlie News

Michael Connolly is a former Army Staff Sergeant who served in the Infantry, completing two combat tours to Iraq. He currently serves as the Director of Military and Veterans Affairs for the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland-College Park. Michael is a member of the Truman National Security Project Defense Council. He graduated with an M.S. in Political Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Follow Michael on Twitter: @MConnollyLC

Brendan McKinnon, National Political Correspondent, Lima Charlie News

Brendan McKinnon is a Juris Doctor candidate at Boston College Law School. He previously served for ten years in the U.S. Coast Guard, including three afloat tours and one deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Brendan earned a BS in Government from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and an MPS in Strategic Public Relations from George Washington University. He interned on the Capitol Hill staff of a Congressman while a Cadet at the Coast Guard Academy, has field and operations experience on additional Congressional campaigns, is a member of the Truman National Security Project Defense Council and a Mentor with Veterans in Global Leadership. Follow Brendan on Twitter: @BMcKinnonLC

Dan Webb, Political Correspondent, Lima Charlie News

Dan Webb is a former U.S. Air Force Airborne Systems Engineer on the RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft. He completed three deployments to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom totaling over 1200 combat flight hours. He currently works as a software engineer for an Omaha based marketing agency. Previously he worked for the Office of Military and Veteran Services at the University of Nebraska Omaha where, as a student, he received his B.S. in Political Science with a minor in Economics. Additionally, as a student he completed internships for Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer and NE-2 Congressman Lee Terry. He also worked on current NE-2 Congressman Brad Ashford’s 2013 independent campaign for Mayor of Omaha, Ne. Dan’s interests include domestic economic policy, veteran’s issues, and national security. Follow Dan on Twitter | @DanWebbLC 

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