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This administration is taking steps to assemble a war cabinet. I'm running for Congress to stop them. Here's my statement on the latest developments. Watch my previous statement on the recent shakeups at the State Department and CIA. Support our campaign here: [button size='large' hover_type="default" text_align="center" text="CONTRIBUTE NOW"...

Medicare for All This isn’t about standing up for ‘better access to care,’ as some Democrats would say, but instead for Medicare for All, H.R. 676, and to pass it now. When I stand up for Medicare for All, it’s because I know first-hand what it’s...

This week's nominations at the State Department and the CIA underscore why I am running for Congress— to stand up to this dangerous and irresponsible administration. Here's a video statement:...

I joined my fellow Justice Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez live on the air on for WBAI's Advocating for Justice with Arthur Schwartz earlier this week. We had a conversation that spanned a long list of topics, from how we both came to be endorsed by the...

Calling all registered Democrats in New York’s 19th Congressional District! It’s time for you to join us to make this movement a reality! Petition season is here. We need all registered Democrats in NY19 to sign to put Jeff’s name on the ballot in the June 26...

This is what it looks like when a community comes together and the wider world starts to shake! Young and old, men and women, gay and straight, all filled Colony Woodstock on Saturday night to blast off this movement for Progressive change right here in...

I watched the State of the Union address this week and couldn’t help thinking about the State of our District. The President bragged about low unemployment rates as if that meant all was well. The problem here is the quality of jobs, not their number. We...

Today we're releasing a video that tells the story of my career and our campaign for a better future here in New York. I’m a local teacher, a father and a former U.S. diplomat who believes our government should be built on people power, not corporate...

Here's what I had to say at the party we threw to celebrate our endorsement by Justice Democrats. For those who were there and those who couldn't make it, there are still things to celebrate this holiday season and there will be something bigger come...