JEFFRIES, Hakeem

JEFFRIES, Hakeem
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1970–

Biography

JEFFRIES, Hakeem, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 4, 1970; B.A., Binghamton University, Vestal, N.Y., 1992; M.P.P., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1994; J.D., New York University, New York, N.Y., 1997; law clerk, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1997-1998; lawyer, private practice; member of the New York state assembly, 2007-2012; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2013-present); chair, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred Sixteenth Congress).

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Education and the Workforce
  • House Committee - Judiciary
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