Fearless Politics with Rep. Tim Ryan - Part 1 of 2

This month's podcast features Congressman Tim Ryan, the author of A Mindful Nation, who shares his experiences as a politician and meditator, and discusses what’s necessary to make contemplative practice part of everyone's life.  This lively community event was recorded in April 2013 at IDP in NYC. 

Tim Ryan was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2002 and is currently serving in his fifth term representing Ohio’s 17th Congressional District. He maintains a strong commitment to the economic and social well-being of his constituents in northeast Ohio. He serves as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, as well as its subcommittees on Readiness and on Emerging Threats and Capabilities. He also serves as a member of the House Budget Committee and co-chairman of the Congressional Manufacturing Caucus. Congressman Ryan has a daily mindfulness meditation practice and has been an outspoken advocate for promoting mindfulness as an aid to dealing with the variety of complex problems facing the nation. For more on Tim Ryan, please visit: http://www.amindfulnation.org/

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