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Jeffries Blasts GOP Vote To Repeal Obamacare As Futile Legislative Fantasy

WASHINGTON- Today, in remarks made on the House Floor, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) criticized House Republicans for forcing a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 37th time since the landmark legislation was signed into law.   The Affordable Care Act, passed in March 2010, was upheld by the United States Supreme Court […]


Amsterdam News – New York: “Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Quietly Gets To Work”

After winning a commanding victory to succeed Ed Towns as representative of Brooklyn’s 8th Congressional District, Hakeem Jeffries was sworn into office as a member of the 113th Congress last week. His first official words were of appreciation and promise. “It is an honor and privilege to represent the people of New York’s 8th Congressional […]

Uncategorized “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 […]