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“Mayor Koch: You Did Well”

Brooklyn, NY- Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement in the wake of the death of the legendary Former Mayor Edward Irving Koch:  “Edward I. Koch served as a Big Apple Mayor with a big personality who embodied the spirit, wit and resilience of New York City. During his tenure, Mayor Koch saved the […]

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Jeffries Joins Immigration Advocates To Launch Comprehensive Reform Initiative

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Queens Chronicle: “Freshman Class”

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The Brian Lehrer Show – New to Congress: Hakeem Jeffries

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Jeffries Lauds President Obama’s Plan To Reduce Gun Violence

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement after President Barack Obama announced his plan to reduce gun violence in America: “I applaud President Obama for demonstrating leadership and courage in tackling the gun violence problem in our nation. The 23 executive orders that, among other things, aim to close background […]

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House Passes $50.7B Sandy Disaster Relief Bill

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“We Must All Do More To Combat Escalating Gun Violence Ravaging Our Communities”

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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 […]