Meet Hakeem Jeffries, the Democrats' Far-Left Choice to Succeed Pelosi as House Leader

House Democrats on Wednesday elected the heirs apparent to the Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, James Clyburn era. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) will succeed Pelosi as House Democrat Leader. In addition to Jeffries, Reps. Katherine Clark (D-MA) will be the new Democrat Whip, and Pete Aguilar (D-CA) will become the new Democrat Caucus Chairman. The new