Media Appearances

Nightline: Experts break down first day of the DNC

August 18, 2020

ABC News contributors Chris Christie, Rahm Emanuel, Sara Fagen, and Yvette Simpson speak about the star-studded first day of the Democratic National Convention.


Good Morning America: How Kamala Harris will impact the 2020 presidential race

August 12, 2020

ABC News political contributor Yvette Simpson weights in on how the addition of Harris to the Democratic ticket could affect November’s election.


Nightline: After Tulsa rally, Bolton interview, where does Trump go from here?

June 22, 2020

ABC News contributor Yvette Simpson and Republican strategist Sarah Fagen spoke to "Nightline" about if low turnout at an Oklahoma rally and the Bolton interview will impact Trump's political future.


ABC This Week: ‘Donald Trump makes President Nixon look like a Boy Scout’: Yvette Simpson

May 17, 2020

We know that Donald Trump is obsessed with Obama. He can't stop blaming Obama for anything that ever happened in the history of the world, let alone the last three years of the trump administration. Let's be clear, the most brazenly corrupt president in a generation should not be coming for the most popular, well-respected president in the generation..


ABC News Prime: Can Bernie Sanders withstand fire after comments on Cuba?

February 26, 2020

Yvette Simpson, CEO of “Democracy for America,” speaks on Sanders, securing the black vote in South Carolina, and what the candidates should be focused on going into Super Tuesday.


This Week: ‘Democrats should be a little frightened after this week’: Jen Psaki

February 9, 2020

The "This Week" Powerhouse Roundtable debates the upcoming New Hampshire primary.


Nightline: Breaking down the ABC News debate in New Hampshire: Part 2

February 8, 2020

"Nightline" co-anchor Byron Pitts hosts a roundtable discussion with political experts and ABC News contributors Matt Dowd, Yvette Simpson, Rahm Emmanuel and Chris Christie.


ABC News: The Democratic Debate

February 7, 2020

Yvette Simpson: “Our party has always been the party of African Americans, it’s always been the party of immigrants … Bernie Sanders has really, I think hit a nerve because he started to rise up these voices that have been shut down for so long.” 


Nightline: Breaking down the Iowa caucuses, where Democratic race could go from here: Part 2

February 5, 2020

"Nightline" co-host Byron Pitts holds a roundtable discussion with ABC News political director Rick Klein and contributors Matt Dowd and Yvette Simpson about what the Iowa caucus results mean.


Fox Business: 2020 Iowa Caucus Debacle

February 4, 2020

DFA Chair Charles Chamberlain on Fox Business discusses the Iowa Caucus.


Good Morning America: Top Democrats analyze Iowa Caucus, party unity and more

February 4, 2020

Former Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel and Yvette Simpson, CEO of Democracy for America, weigh in on what encourages and worries them about the Democratic race thus far.


This Week: ‘It’s not going to be a tough vote’ to impeach Trump in House: Rahm Emanuel

December 8, 2019

The "This Week" Powerhouse Roundtable debates the latest developments in the House impeachment process.


This Week: ‘The centrist, the moderate. They are in trouble’: Yvette Simpson on Obama comments

November 17, 2019

The Powerhouse Roundtable discusses the latest news in the 2020 presidential election.


Nightline: 3rd Democratic debate 2019: Which candidates stood out

September 13, 2019

A roundtable that includes former Obama chief-of-staff Rahm Emanuel, Yvette Simpson and others provide analysis of the 10 candidates' big moments and setbacks.


The Briefing Room: Spotlight on what it will take for Democrats to win in 2020

September 11, 2019

Former North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Chief Executive of Democracy for America Yvette Simpson talk addressing concerns of Democratic voters in middle America.


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