Hakeem Jeffries, Pressing to Lead Democrats, Marks a Generational Shift

Midterm Elections (2022)

fight for america The congressman, who has served in the House for a decade, would be a far different leader from Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he is running to succeed. Representative Hakeem Jeffries, Democrat of New York, formally announced his run for Democratic leader on Friday. He would be the first Black man to hold the top party leadership role in either chamber of Congress.

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