At The Raben Group, Jamal Simmons provides communications and strategic counsel to corporate and non-profit clients. During the 2010 congressional election he was the Democratic political analyst for CBS News and before that a fixture on CNN during the 2008 election. Currently, he can be seen each week offering political analysis on several television programs.
Jamal got his professional start in presidential politics traveling with Bill Clinton during his successful 1992 campaign and was a political appointee during the first Clinton Administration. In 2000, he was deputy communications director for VP Al Gore during his presidential campaign and a Gore spokesman in West Palm Beach during the recount. He also served as traveling press secretary to presidential candidates Bob Graham and Wesley Clark and was an advisor to the Democratic National Committee for the 2008 Obama/Biden campaign.
Simmons is a graduate of Morehouse College and Harvard University.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2012