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Jamal Simmons on Black Progressive Leadership and Fighting for All Americans

Jamal Simmons on Black Progressive Leadership and Fighting for All Americans

Daniella and Colin sit down with Jamal Simmons to discuss the work of Black progressive leaders in Congress and the White House, President Joe Biden's economic agenda, and MAGA Republican attacks on racial equity and rights.

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Jamal Simmons, former communications director for Vice President Kamala Harris, joins the podcast to discuss the important work Black progressive leaders are doing in Congress and the White House; MAGA Republican attacks on racial equity and rights; and how implementation of President Joe Biden’s economic agenda can help uplift all Americans for years to come. Daniella and Colin also talk about Nikki Haley’s 2024 presidential campaign announcement and the derailment of a Norfolk Southern train near East Palestine, Ohio.

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Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy


Colin Seeberger

Senior Adviser, Communications

Erin Phillips

Broadcast Media Manager

Kelly McCoy

Senior Director of Broadcast Communications

Sam Signorelli

Policy and Outreach Associate, Government Affairs



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Politics. Policy. Progress. All under one big tent. Produced by CAP Action, “The Tent” is a news and politics podcast hosted by Daniella Gibbs Léger and co-hosted by Colin Seeberger. Listen each Thursday for episodes exploring topics that progressives are focused on.


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