Congresswoman Yvette Clarke

Representing the 9th District of New York
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Welcome, and thank you for visiting my official website. It is an honor to represent one of the most ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse communities in this great country; the new Ninth Congressional District of New York.

This new website will serve as an online office, keeping constituents updated on my work in Congress.  The new website has a number of new features including an e-news sign up, press clips, tour requests, a vote tracker, and even links to my Twitter and Facebook accounts.  All of these resources will allow us to keep in touch so I may serve you better. I hope you find the website informative and a good way to stay updated on the ways I am working to serve the residents of Brooklyn.

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Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement regarding her "no" vote on the McKeon amendment. The legislation authorizes the Department of Defense to train and arm the Syrian rebels, identified as the moderate elements of the Free Syria Army, to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The bill passed by a vote of 273 to 156.

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has asked Republicans in the House of Representatives to stop wasting our resources on the continued investigation of the attack on the United States Diplomatic Mission in Benghazi in 2012. Hearings by several Congressional committees have not revealed any instances of misconduct by the Department of State.

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release

New York, N.Y. - Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Nisha Agarwal announced today that the City is stationing representatives at the federal immigration court to directly address the needs of unaccompanied minor children undergoing deportation proceedings.

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Sep 12, 2014 In The News

"There is a good reason why two members of the United States (US) House of Representatives from Brooklyn are focusing attention on the economic and social needs of Caribbean island-nations an

Sep 12, 2014 In The News

"The president and first lady paused for a moment of silence on the White House lawn.

Sep 4, 2014 In The News

"Amid the sweltering heat and humidity, tens of thousands of masqueraders and revelers and millions more from around the world converged on Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway on Labor Day for the largest c