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The Brian Lehrer Show – New to Congress: Hakeem Jeffries

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Fort-Greene-Clinton Hill Patch: “Hakeem Jeffries Talks House Budget Committee, Working With Paul Ryan”

“It's not just a numbers game,” the newly elected Congressman said of drafting a budget. Now that he's settled in as a member of the House of Representatives, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, D-8, is ready to throw down for his constituents. The newly elected Congressman stopped by Brooklyn Community Board 2's general meeting Wednesday night, thanking […]

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Queens Chronicle: “New Members Of Queens Delegation Enter Congress”

The borough’s congressional delegation added three new faces to its roster on Jan. 3 with the swearing in of Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn), Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and Steve Israel (D-Long Island) Queens’ new legislators entered the 113th Congress at a time of deep partisan division and mounting fiscal headaches. All three promised to ignore the […]

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Politicker: “Hakeem Jeffries Appointed to House Budget Committee”

Now that he’s arrived on Capitol Hill, freshman Congressman Hakeem Jeffries has been appointed to the Budget Committee. The Budget Committee is chaired by Paul Ryan and, in an email to supporters announcing the appointment, his campaign sounded rather excited about the possibility for Mr. Jeffries to directly tangle with the former Republican vice presidential […]

In the News “CBC Ready For Obama II”

Energized with a new chairman and five new freshman House members, the Congressional Black Caucus was sworn in for the 113th Congress Jan. 3 with a pledge from incoming Chairman Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) to “play to win” with the Obama administration in the battle for jobs, income opportunity and political influence for Black America. “I’m […]

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The Island Now: “Temple, Ministry Build Interfaith Ties”

Temple Beth El will host newly elected U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn) for a Martin Luther King day service on Jan. 18, marking the latest chapter in the 26-year-old dialogue between the Jewish and black communities at Beth El and Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Jeffries, a state Assemblyman who will succeed 30-year incumbent Edolphus Towns […]

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113th United States Congress

The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.