Hakeem represents the diverse Eighth Congressional District of New York, an area that encompasses large parts of Brooklyn and a section of Queens. Currently serving his third term in the United States Congress, Hakeem is a member of the House Judiciary Committee and House Budget Committee. In Congress, Hakeem has emerged as a tireless advocate for social and economic justice. He has worked hard to help residents impacted by the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, reform our criminal justice system, improve the economy for hardworking Americans, and make college more affordable. Hakeem knows that the fight for justice depends upon reforming our broken campaign finance system. He strives to clean our political system from the thick smog of dark money which chokes it, so that everyday Americans’ needs can once again be the driving concern at the heart of our democracy.
Candidate for U.S. Senate