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Congressman Jeffries Aims to Boost Security Funding for Housing Projects in New York

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) speaks with NY1 to explain action he is taking to protect public housing residents in New York. He introduced a new bill in July called P.J.’s Act. This bill commits public funding to the installation of surveillance cameras in public housing buildings to promote safety for the buildings’ residents. Click HERE or on […]

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Congressman Jeffries exposes the House Republican march toward impeachment on Fox News Sunday

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Washington Post: President Obama’s impeachment is a fantasy — for both parties

President Obama is not being impeached. But for several years, Republicans have been indulging and even encouraging that fantasy on the part of the far-right edges of their party’s base. Conservative backbenchers have told their constituents that the House has the votes to impeach the president. High-profile figures such as former Alaska governor Sarah Palin have called […]

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MSNBC: Jeffries: ’$7.25 per hour is inadequate’

This interview initially aired on July 30, 2014 Rev. Al Sharpton talks to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries about the push to raise the minimum wage and help raise many Americans out of poverty. Click HERE or on the image below to watch the full interview: [[{“fid”:”911″,”view_mode”:”default”,”fields”:{“format”:”default”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:”The Congressman with Rev. Al Sharpton”,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”The Congressman with Rev. Al Sharpton”},”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“alt”:”The […]

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Rep. Jeffries Makes the Case for Humane Treatment of Unaccompanied Minors

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) highlighted the need for humane treatment of unaccompanied minors at the U.S. border and the importance of providing legal counsel during immigration proceedings.  To watch the Congressman’s remarks in their entirety click HERE or on the image below: [[{“fid”:”903″,”view_mode”:”teaser”,”fields”:{“format”:”teaser”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:”Rep. Jeffries speaking before Congress on treatment of unaccompanied minors”,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:””},”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Rep. […]

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Reps. Hakeem Jeffries and Steve Chabot Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand the USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Program

WASHINGTON– Congressmen Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) and Steve Chabot (R-OH) introduced H.R. 5108, legislation that would establish in law, the Law School Clinic Certification Program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  This bill would expand the current program by removing its “pilot” status, making it available to all accredited law schools in the […]

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House Passes Bill That Supports The State Of Israel’s Right To Defend Itself

WASHINGTON – On July 11, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution that supports the State of Israel’s right to defend itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from Hamas, the terrorist organization based in Gaza.   Rep. Jeffries cosponsored the bipartisan resolution that was introduced by Reps. Steve Israel (D-NY) and Tom Cole (R-OK).  The […]

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NY1’s Inside City Hall: Rep. Jeffries on Immigration, Gridlock in Washington & More

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) joined Errol Louis on NY1’s Inside City Hall to discuss the political gridlock in Washington, immigration reform and more. Click HERE or on the image below to watch the full interview:  [[{“fid”:”875″,”view_mode”:”teaser”,”fields”:{“format”:”teaser”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:”Congressman Hakeem Jeffries speaking”,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”Rep. Hakeem Jeffries’ interview with NY1″},”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Congressman Hakeem Jeffries speaking”,”title”:”Rep. Hakeem Jeffries’ interview with NY1″,”class”:”media-element file-teaser”}}]]