Rep. Hakeem Jeffries elected as leader of the House Democrats 


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What is Hakeem Jeffries known for? 

Hakeem Sekou Jeffries (/ˌhɑːˈkiːm/; born August 4, 1970) is an American politician and attorney who has served as the U.S. representative for New York's 8th congressional district since 2013.

Who are the leaders of the House of Representatives? 

Nancy Pelosi. Elected by the entire membership of the House of Representatives, the Speaker presides over the House as its administrative head and serves as the leader of the majority party in the chamber.

What party is Hakeem Jeffries? 

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. Founded in 1828, it was predominantly built by Martin Van Buren, who assembled a wide cadre of politicians in every state behind war hero Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party.

Who is the head of the Democratic Caucus? 

Since 2003, the House Democratic Leader has been Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California (the first female Speaker of the House in U.S. history).

Who is the U.S. representative for Brooklyn New York? 

Brooklyn Office | Congressman Jerry Nadler

How many congressional districts are there in New York City? 

The U.S. state of New York currently comprises 27 congressional districts. Each district elects one member of the United States House of Representatives who sits on its behalf. The state was redistricted in 2013, following the 2010 U.S. census; it lost two seats in Congress.

How many House of Representatives does New York have? 

U.S. House of Representative This is a list of members of the current New York delegation in the U.S. House, along with their respective tenures in office, district boundaries, and district political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 27 members, including 19 Democrats and 8 Republicans.