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Hakeem Jeffries To Succeed Nancy Pelosi

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Hakeem Jeffries , To Succeed Nancy Pelosi.
CNN reports Democrats voted behind closed
doors on Nov. 30 to make Jeffries the first
Black person to lead a major party in Congress.
CNN reports Democrats voted behind closed
doors on Nov. 30 to make Jeffries the first
Black person to lead a major party in Congress.
The 52-year-old is also the youngest caucus member serving in a leadership role. .
Katherine Clark has been appointed
as the new Democratic whip.
Pete Aguilar has been elected as caucus chair.
Jeffries said that he will do his best to work with Republicans "wherever possible.".
He praised his predecessors
but went on to say that...
... more must be done to combat inflation, defend our democracy, secure reproductive freedom, welcome new Americans, promote equal protection under the law and improve public safety throughout this country, Rep. Pete Aguilar, via statement.
Clark issued a statement touching on the diversity of the incoming Democratic leaders.
We as a team and as a caucus reflect the diversity and the strength of the American people, Rep. Katherine Clark, via statement.
And that is where we are able to come together around shared values and reflect back to American families that they are the priority, Rep. Katherine Clark, via statement
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