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CBC Message to America: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

Click HERE or on the image below to listen to the Congressman’s CBC Message to America:  [[{“fid”:”929″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:”Rep. Jeffries expresses his Message to America”,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”Rep. Jeffries expresses his Message to America”},”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Rep. Jeffries expresses his Message to America”,”title”:”Rep. Jeffries expresses his Message to America”,”height”:”360″,”width”:”509″,”class”:”media-element file-full”}}]]

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New York Times: Members of Congress Ask Holder to Open Federal Inquiry in Chokehold Case

Six members of Congress have asked Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to open a federal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a Staten Island man in police custody, and to extend the inquiry into other possible civil-rights violations committed by the Police Department through its “broken windows” approach to fighting crime. In […]

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Rep. Jeffries Addresses the Failures of “Broken Windows” Policing Strategies

Click HERE or on the image below to watch NY1’s news clip of the press conference:  [[{“fid”:”925″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:”Rep. Jeffries Speaking about Overcriminalization”,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”Rep. Jeffries Speaking about Overcriminalization”},”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Rep. Jeffries Speaking about Overcriminalization”,”title”:”Rep. Jeffries Speaking about Overcriminalization”,”class”:”media-element file-full”}}]] 

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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

Click HERE or on the image below to watch the full interview:  [[{“fid”:”913″,”view_mode”:”default”,”fields”:{“format”:”default”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:”Congressman Jeffries exposes the House Republican march toward impeachment on Fox News Sunday “,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”Congressman Jeffries exposes the House Republican march toward impeachment on Fox News Sunday “},”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Congressman Jeffries exposes the House Republican march toward impeachment on Fox News Sunday “,”title”:”Congressman Jeffries exposes the House Republican […]

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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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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 […]