Hakeem Jeffries

The Rising Star

Hakeem Jeffries

Hakkeem Jeffries

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Widely regarded as one of the rising stars in city politics, Mr. Jeffries, a mere assemblyman in 2012, managed to intimidate incumbent congressman Ed Towns into giving up his re-election bid after launching his campaign. Mr. Jeffries was also an instrumental backer of his friend Kenneth Thompson’s successful campaign for Brooklyn district attorney last year.

POLITICS


The Homegrown Mayor
Bill de Blasio

The Activist First Lady 
Chirlane McCray

The Heir Apparent
Eric Adams

The Business Booster
Carlo Scissura

The Shadow Speaker
Brad Lander

The One to Watch
Hakeem Jeffries

The Insurgent
Kenneth Thompson

The Mayor’s Ally
Yvette Clarke

The Orthodox Delegates
Moshe Indig, David Niederman

The Course Corrector
Carmen Fariña

The Mayoral Whisperer
Emma Wolfe

The Reformer
Karim Camara