You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Taunton native David Simas takes on elevated White House role

WASHINGTON –David Simas, a Taunton native and former presidential and gubernatorial aide, is taking on an elevated role at the White House as President Obama enters his second term.

Simas, who oversaw much of the polling and focus groups during Obama’s reelection campaign, will be assistant to the president and deputy senior adviser for communications and strategy.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week