Hakeem Jeffries

Hakeem Jeffries appears in the following:

The Brian Lehrer Show Live: Reps. Nadler and Jeffries, Jia Tolentino, Hari Kondabolu and More

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

On the show: comedian Hari Kondabolu, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries, New Yorker writer Jia Tolentino on sexual assault allegations against Trump, and more.

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NYC Congressmembers Nadler and Jeffries Square Off with Jeff Sessions

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Congressman Jerrold Nadler and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries talk about their work on the House Judiciary Committee and the recent testimony by Jeff Sessions.


Rep. Jeffries' "Better Deal"

Friday, July 28, 2017

U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries talks about the new Democratic messaging campaign that is aimed at winning back moderate, blue-collar American voters. 


Political Jockeying in the House as Democrats Vote on Leadership

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

After faltering during the election, House Democrats will vote on the leadership currently held by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.


Who'd Be Better on Racial Justice: Sanders or Clinton?

Monday, February 01, 2016

In our ongoing series of debates between Sanders and Clinton supporters, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and State Senator Bill Perkins discuss which candidate is better for racial justice.

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Connecting Congress: Rep. Jeffries

Monday, December 14, 2015

Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Representative (D-NY8), connects his job in Washington with the people he represents in central and south Brooklyn and southwest Queens.


Catching Up With Rep. Jeffries

Friday, March 27, 2015

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries talks about his recent bi-partisan legislation, plus the continuing delay in confirming Brooklyn's Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General.

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Local Reps React to the President's Plan for ISIS

Friday, September 12, 2014

Congressmen Eliot Engel and Hakeem Jeffries discuss the President Obama's decision to expand the U.S. military's role in fighting ISIS.

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Free Speech vs. Hate Speech

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Brendan O'Neill, editor of the British online magazine spiked,  says the U.S. should be wary of the kind of free speech limits Europe has imposed and why the magazine launched a "Free Speech Now!" campaign.

Then U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY8) from Brooklyn and co-sponsor of the "Hate Crime Reporting Act of 2014," explains why it's time to update the 20-year-old congressional report on the role of telecommunications in hate crimes and what kind of speech could lead to hate crimes.

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2014: Dreams for NYC Inspired by MLK

Monday, January 20, 2014

What is Martin Luther King's impact on New York City today? Brian Lehrer plays highlights from this year's event at the Apollo Theater, co-hosted by Farai Chideya.

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The Deal in DC

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Representative (D-NY8) from Brooklyn, talks about the late-night legislating that reopened the federal government this morning and avoided default on the government's debt.


Robert Costa, National Review's Washington editor, updates the latest on the shutdown/debt ceiling in Congress.


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Representative Jeffries on the Syria Debate

Friday, September 06, 2013

Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Representative (D-NY8) from Brooklyn, discusses the debate in the House over whether to intervene militarily in Syria and his concerns on its impact on his constituents. See where your representative stands on Syria using the widget below.

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Guns and Budget Deals: On the Brink

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin (WVa) and Republican Pat Toomey (PA) are expected to announce their support for expanded background checks this morning. This could potentially head off a threatened Republican filibuster of gun control legislation. Meanwhile, President Obama's budget includes changes to Medicare and Social Security that many on the left are unhappy with. Hakeem JeffriesU.S. Representative (D-NY8) from Brooklyn, discusses the budget and gun showdowns -- and a possible emerging deal on immigration.

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New to Congress: Hakeem Jeffries

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Representative (D-NY8) from Brooklyn, talks about his new role in Congress and his legislative priorities.

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NY 8th Candidates: Jeffries vs. Barron

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Hakeem Jeffries, New York State Assemblyman representing central Brooklyn (D-57), and Charles Barron, New York City Councilman (D-42) representing East New York and Brownsville, make their cases to be the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Congress seat being vacated by Ed Towns in New York's 8th District.

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State of the State Reaction

Thursday, January 05, 2012

New York State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries (D-Bedford-Stuyvesant) and New York State Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-C, Brooklyn/Staten Island) react to Governor Cuomo's State of the State speech last night.  

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Albany Finals

Monday, June 20, 2011

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New York State Budget

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

New York State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, representing central Brooklyn (D-57) and New York State Senator John J. Flanagan (R-2) discuss the budget negotiations in Albany.

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Jeffries and Flanagan on Albany's Budget Battle

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

If you look at the folks who are in that category, and most of us would certainly like to be in that category, they pay a whopping disproportionate percentage of the taxes right n...

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Previewing Andrew Cuomo's Budget Address

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Hakeem Jeffries, New York State Assemblyman (D-57) representing central Brooklyn, and Senator John J. Flanagan, New York State (R) 2nd Senate District, preview the New York State budget announcement later today.

Note: Today at 1pm watch the budget address live online at the It's A Free Country homepage.

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