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Jamal Simmons is an American political analyst and television commentator seen on MSNBC, ABC News, CBS News and CNN. He makes frequent appearances on The Lead with Jake Tapper. He is a principal panelist on Face the Nation.

Jamal Simmons is a principal at The Raben Group, a Washington, D.C. consulting firm, where he 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. He can currently be seen commenting regularly on CNN and MSNBC.

After volunteering on campaigns while growing up in Detroit, Jamal got his professional start in presidential politics traveling with candidate Bill Clinton during his successful 1992 campaign and was a political appointee during the first Clinton Administration with U.S. Trade Representative and Commerce Secretary Mickey Kantor. In 2000, he was a communications aide for Vice President Al Gore during his presidential campaign and served as a Gore spokesman in West Palm Beach, Florida during the recount. He has also served as traveling press secretary to presidential candidates Bob Graham and Wesley Clark, campaign communications director for U.S. Senator Max Cleland, chief of staff to U.S. Representative Carolyn Cheeks-Kilpatrick and an advisor to Nevada Democrats and the Democratic National Committee for the 2008 Obama/Biden campaign.

Jamal planned events for the Clinton White House in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean, and has represented major corporations in China and Latin America. He worked on the 2004 "We Are the Future" charity concert with Quincy Jones in Rome and Al Gore's Live Earth concert in Hamburg, Germany in 2007. He was a French American Foundation 2009-10 Young Leader and former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

A graduate of Morehouse College, where he received the Presidential Award of Distinction in 2009, Jamal has a master in public policy degree from Harvard University. He is an honorary trustee of the Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation in his native Detroit and his views and opinions have been featured in several major publications such as GQ Magazine, the New York Times and Politico.

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  • Obama, America, and the New Politics

    As a strong supporter of Barack Obama during the 2008 election, Jamal Simmons has been following the President's policies, stances, and opinions since the campaign trail. With experience in political campaigns, Congress, and traveling across the globe for the White House and the press, he brings several perspectives and entertaining stories to his political analysis, including an in-depth look at the Obama Administration and the Democratic Congress. With some of the most important policy issues on the docket in Washington, Jamal Simmons provides entertaining and informative analysis to everything from healthcare and education to foreign policy and the economy.

  • IDEAL DEBATE PARTNERS

    Pair Jamal Simmons with another political analyst to create a dynamic and engaging discussion, representing both political ideologies on the hot political topics of the day. For a point-counterpoint discussion, pair Simmons with CNN political analyst Amy Holmes to create a lively and informative debate that answers important questions and provides multiple points of view on the issues on your audience's minds. Simmons can also team up with other terrific political thought leaders, like Dan Bartlett and Ed Gillespie.

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jamal Simmons for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jamal Simmons for your next private or corporate function.
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Jamal Simmons

Democratic Strategist and Political Commentator

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Jamal Simmons Biography

Jamal Simmons is an American political analyst and television commentator seen on MSNBC, ABC News, CBS News and CNN. He makes frequent appearances on The Lead with Jake Tapper. He is a principal panelist on Face the Nation.

Jamal Simmons is a principal at The Raben Group, a Washington, D.C. consulting firm, where he 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. He can currently be seen commenting regularly on CNN and MSNBC.

After volunteering on campaigns while growing up in Detroit, Jamal got his professional start in presidential politics traveling with candidate Bill Clinton during his successful 1992 campaign and was a political appointee during the first Clinton Administration with U.S. Trade Representative and Commerce Secretary Mickey Kantor. In 2000, he was a communications aide for Vice President Al Gore during his presidential campaign and served as a Gore spokesman in West Palm Beach, Florida during the recount. He has also served as traveling press secretary to presidential candidates Bob Graham and Wesley Clark, campaign communications director for U.S. Senator Max Cleland, chief of staff to U.S. Representative Carolyn Cheeks-Kilpatrick and an advisor to Nevada Democrats and the Democratic National Committee for the 2008 Obama/Biden campaign.

Jamal planned events for the Clinton White House in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean, and has represented major corporations in China and Latin America. He worked on the 2004 "We Are the Future" charity concert with Quincy Jones in Rome and Al Gore's Live Earth concert in Hamburg, Germany in 2007. He was a French American Foundation 2009-10 Young Leader and former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

A graduate of Morehouse College, where he received the Presidential Award of Distinction in 2009, Jamal has a master in public policy degree from Harvard University. He is an honorary trustee of the Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation in his native Detroit and his views and opinions have been featured in several major publications such as GQ Magazine, the New York Times and Politico.

Jamal Simmons Videos

  • Face The Nation: Jamal Simmons, Jonah Goldberg, Jamelle Bouie
    Missed the second half of the show? The latest on the Mueller report, the justice department and the 2020 campaign. Subscribe to the"Face the...
  • Jamal Simmons Gives His Thoughts on The President Election and ...
  • First Focus Children's Budget Summit

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Jamal Simmons Speaking Topics

  • Obama, America, and the New Politics

    As a strong supporter of Barack Obama during the 2008 election, Jamal Simmons has been following the President's policies, stances, and opinions since the campaign trail. With experience in political campaigns, Congress, and traveling across the globe for the White House and the press, he brings several perspectives and entertaining stories to his political analysis, including an in-depth look at the Obama Administration and the Democratic Congress. With some of the most important policy issues on the docket in Washington, Jamal Simmons provides entertaining and informative analysis to everything from healthcare and education to foreign policy and the economy.

  • IDEAL DEBATE PARTNERS

    Pair Jamal Simmons with another political analyst to create a dynamic and engaging discussion, representing both political ideologies on the hot political topics of the day. For a point-counterpoint discussion, pair Simmons with CNN political analyst Amy Holmes to create a lively and informative debate that answers important questions and provides multiple points of view on the issues on your audience's minds. Simmons can also team up with other terrific political thought leaders, like Dan Bartlett and Ed Gillespie.

FAQs on booking Jamal Simmons

  • How to book Jamal Simmons?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jamal Simmons for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jamal Simmons, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jamal Simmons or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jamal Simmons?

    Booking fees for Jamal Simmons, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jamal Simmons, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jamal Simmons?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jamal Simmons for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jamal Simmons for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jamal Simmons or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jamal Simmons or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jamal Simmons is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jamal Simmons for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jamal Simmons generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Donna Brazile, David Brock, Van Jones, Margaret Carlson and Maria Echaveste. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jamal Simmons for an upcoming event.

Jamal Simmons Speaker Videos

  • Face The Nation: Jamal Simmons, Jonah Goldberg, Jamelle Bouie
    Missed the second half of the show? The latest on the Mueller report, the justice department and the 2020 campaign. Subscribe to the"Face the Nation" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1SUQc68 Watch...
    Jamal Simmons Gives His Thoughts on The President Election and ...
  • First Focus Children's Budget Summit

Jamal Simmons Speaking Topics

  • Obama, America, and the New Politics

    As a strong supporter of Barack Obama during the 2008 election, Jamal Simmons has been following the President's policies, stances, and opinions since the campaign trail. With experience in political campaigns, Congress, and traveling across the globe for the White House and the press, he brings several perspectives and entertaining stories to his political analysis, including an in-depth look at the Obama Administration and the Democratic Congress. With some of the most important policy issues on the docket in Washington, Jamal Simmons provides entertaining and informative analysis to everything from healthcare and education to foreign policy and the economy.

  • IDEAL DEBATE PARTNERS

    Pair Jamal Simmons with another political analyst to create a dynamic and engaging discussion, representing both political ideologies on the hot political topics of the day. For a point-counterpoint discussion, pair Simmons with CNN political analyst Amy Holmes to create a lively and informative debate that answers important questions and provides multiple points of view on the issues on your audience's minds. Simmons can also team up with other terrific political thought leaders, like Dan Bartlett and Ed Gillespie.

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