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Congressional Black Caucus member Hakeem Jeffries Defeats Barbara Lee in House Democratic Caucus Chair Race
By Niele Anderson
Published November 28, 2018

In the House of Representatives the Democratic race for leadership is in full swing, as Dems prepare to take the reins of leadership in 2019.

In a sign of new leadership, Rep.Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) has defeated fellow Congressional Black Caucus member Barbara Lee (Calif.) to take the Democratic Caucus chairman position, the No. 5 spot in Democratic leadership in that chamber.

Jeffries won the race with a vote of 123-113.

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