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Hakeem Jeffries
Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Preceded by Steve Israel
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York’s 8th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded by Jerrold Nadler
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 57th district
In office
January 1, 2007 â€“ December 31, 2012
Preceded by Roger Green
Succeeded by Walter Mosley
Personal details
Born (1970-08-04) August 4, 1970 (age 46)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Education Binghamton University (BA)
Georgetown University (MPP)
New York University (JD)
Website House website

Newark might be one of few the places where the politics is tougher than even Brooklyn.
Hakeem Jeffries
In Congress, I'll work hard to encourage investment in education, particularly with respect to technology and bridging the digital divide.
Hakeem Jeffries
My job in Congress is to identify projects with federal or some other public component and then to push developers to provide employment opportunities to neighborhood residents.
Hakeem Jeffries
The political process is rough and tumble by definition, and being grounded in faith in a Higher Power has proven helpful in navigating the difficult terrain.
Hakeem Jeffries
During my time as a state legislator, I've pushed for significant investment in public school districts. In Congress, I would look forward to increasing federal public investment in education through initiatives like Race to the Top.
Hakeem Jeffries