Nets Hype 'Historic' Hakeem Jeffries Elected House Democrat Leader

Kevin Tober | November 30, 2022
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On Wednesday, House Democrats officially tapped New York Democrat Congressman Hakeem Jeffries to be the next Democrat minority leader when the party becomes the minority next year. Because Jeffries is African American, and no African American has ever served as minority leader in the House of Representatives, the networks were quick to point that fact out and tout him as "historic."