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Roll Call: The Next 100 Days: The Sky’s the Limit

By: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Our plan to give America’s middle class – and those working to get there – a boost  One hundred days ago, I stood with my fellow House Democrats and swore the oath of office. We raised our right hands and promised to uphold the Constitution in the midst of a needless […]

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Rep. Jeffries Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Trademark Rights of Local Governments

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) introduced the bipartisan and bicameral Fair Licensing Access for Governments (FLAG) Act. The legislation would allow government entities to obtain federal trademark protection for their flags, symbols, insignia and seals. The bill is cosponsored by Representative Martha Roby (AL-02) and the companion bill in the Senate is sponsored […]

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Rep. Jeffries: Remove Offensive Language From Federal Code

WASHINGTON – Today, the bipartisan 21st Century Respect Act authored by Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) and Representative Steve Chabot (OH-01) passed the United States House of Representatives as a fully incorporated part of S.47, the Natural Resources Management Act. The legislation requires the executive branch to remove offensive language from the federal code and replace it […]

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REP. JEFFRIES STATEMENT ON S.1, THE STRENGTHENING AMERICA’S SECURITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST ACT OF 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) a member of House Democratic leadership and the Judiciary Committee, released the following statement: “The relationship between the United States and Israel is a special one that is rooted in our shared values, an important strategic partnership in the Middle East and a mutual commitment to a lasting […]

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House Democratic Chairman Hakeem Jeffries: Democrats Are Down With NDP — Nancy D’Alesandro Pelosi

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) delivered a rousing speech nominating Nancy Pelosi as the next Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. The video of Jeffries’ speech can be seen below, as well as his full remarks as prepared for delivery. WATCH Chairman Jeffries Remarks As Prepared […]

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House Democratic Chairman Hakeem Jeffries: Democrats Are Down With NDP — Nancy D’Alesandro Pelosi

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) delivered a rousing speech nominating Nancy Pelosi as the next Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. The video of Jeffries’ speech can be seen below, as well as his full remarks as prepared for delivery. WATCH Chairman Jeffries Remarks As Prepared for […]