Young Power Players Show Substance and Style are in Vogue.
Photography Gabriel Scindian at the Willard Intercontinental Washington
Style Lana Orloff
Makeup Stacie Snyder Hair by Jesse Harbaugh
Shoot Assistants: Georgia Bobley, Megan Buerger, Sara Siegel, and Whitney Wegner
Emerged from the 2008 election as one of the new young voices in the world of political analysis, becoming a fixture of CNN’s election coverage. Currently the president of New Future Communications, Simmons is committed to engaging more people of color in the political process, and regularly volunteers his time mentoring and speaking to young people interested in government.
Maria Teresa Petersen
Named by Hispanic Magazine as among the top Latinas in government and politics, the executive director and co-founder of Voto Latino launched the first-ever national mobile texting campaign to register voters in 2006. A frequent guest on Chris Matthew’s Hardball, she also appears on CNBC, NPR, CNN Español, and Fox News as a political analyst.