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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.

Member of the House (5th term)



District: New York - 8th District
Leadership: Caucus Chairman
Political Highlights: sought Democratic nomination for N.Y. Assembly, 2000; Independence and Libertarian nominee for N.Y. Assembly, 2000; sought Democratic nomination for N.Y. Assembly, 2002; N.Y. Assembly, 2007-13
Born: August 4, 1970; Brooklyn, N.Y.
Residence: Brooklyn
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Kennisandra Jeffries; two children
Education: State U. of New York, Binghamton, B.A. 1992; Georgetown U., M.P.P. 1994; New York U., J.D. 1997
Elected: 2012
Committee Assignments: Budget; Judiciary (Antitrust, Commercial & Administrative Law; Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet)
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District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 149th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 1,328,747 followers

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