December 4, 2019

Here Are the Key Members to Watch on the House Judiciary Committee

The panel has been involved with impeachment proceedings against three presidents. On Wednesday, Donald Trump will be the fourth. Read the full article here.

Hakeem Jeffries, Democrat of New York

The smooth-talking Mr. Jeffries, a corporate lawyer before he entered politics, is chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, which means he is responsible for developing and articulating the party’s message. At 49, he is widely viewed as a rising star among the next generation of leaders whose ascent has been blocked by the two septuagenarians and one octogenarian who now hold the top three slots: Speaker Nancy Pelosi, 79, Representative Steny H. Hoyer, 80, the House majority leader, and Representative James E. Clyburn, 79, the Democratic whip.