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The Reporter: Ash Knocks In Our Hearts

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NY1 Exclusive: Plumb Beach Restoration Project Models How To Rebuild Sandy-Damaged Areas

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MSNBC: Rep. Jeffries Explains Why He Is Undecided on Syrian Military Action

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries expounded on his reasons for being undecided in the pontential vote to launch military strikes against the Syrian regime for use of chemical weapons on its own people.  Watch the full segment by click on the image below:  [[{“fid”:”504″,”view_mode”:”full”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“style”:”width: 545px; height: 294px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 2px;”,”title”:”MSNBC – Craig Melvin – […]

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NY1: Lawmakers Still Weighing Syria Course Of Action

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MSNBC: Rep. Jeffries Discusses the Syrian Conflict on “The Cycle”

Rep. Jeffries appeared on MSNBC’s The Cycle to discuss his views on military intervention in Syria and to weigh in on the current debate both in the Democratic Caucus and in his Congressional District.  Click on the image below to watch the full segment:  [[{“fid”:”501″,”view_mode”:”full”,”type”:”media”,”link_text”:null,”attributes”:{“height”:”408″,”width”:”745″,”style”:”width: 545px; height: 298px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 2px;”,”title”:”The Cycle […]

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New York Times: Obama Faces Barrier in His Own Party on Syria

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats, torn over involving the United States in another unpredictable Middle East war, are emerging as a major barrier to President Obama’s plan to strike Syria. Many of the president’s core supporters, especially African-Americans and members of the Democratic Party’s liberal wing who voted repeatedly against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, are […]

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The Russian Reklama: Congressman Jeffries Returned From Israel

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Politic365: Ray Baker Talks with Rep. Jeffries

Ray Baker talked with Brooklyn, NY Rep. Hakeem Jeffries during the August recess.  This August recess was particularly busy for Jeffries.  The freshman Congressman traveled, dealt with the issue of stop-and-frisk and held several events in his district.  On the video below Baker talks to Rep. Jeffries on several issues.  Click on the image below […]

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NY Amsterdam News: Rallies To Save Interfaith Medical Center Continue

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, New York Assembly Member Annette Robinson and community leaders called for the preservation of health care services at the Interfaith Medical Center on Wednesday morning. Feelings are running high as a coalition of community members and elected officials, including the Rev. Herbert Daughtry; activists Sharonnie Perry and Wilmon Cousar; City Comptroller John […]

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Jeffries is in the House – Binghamton’s first alumnus elected to Congress

[[{“fid”:”489″,”view_mode”:”full”,”type”:”media”,”link_text”:null,”attributes”:{“height”:”363″,”width”:”520″,”title”:”HJ – Binghamton U “,”class”:”media-element file-full”}}]] It’s a spring day in Washington, D.C., and torrential downpours are taking their toll on the fragile cherry blossoms. While the gloomy skies might be a perfect metaphor for Washington these days — the sequester has rolled into its third month, budget impasses remain and energy for any substantive […]