How to use Jeffries in a sentence
The Congressional Progressive Caucus, to which Jeffries belongs, has endorsed Maloney.
Jeffries later jumped into the contest, beating her by 10 votes with the help of newly elected moderates.
In federal and local New York races, Jeffries has taken a mixed approach to primary challengers, defending incumbents in the House delegation while backing opponents of his political foes.
Jeffries threw himself into last month’s New York municipal primaries, with mixed results, but with a strategy that impressed critics.
The 10-term incumbent’s defeat gave Jeffries a path to the leadership, one that the left sought for itself.
Now, the departure of 70-year-old Jeffries seems 10 years too late.Abercrombie & Ditch: The Fall of the House of Tween | Lizzie Crocker | December 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jeffries says Bratton has repeatedly expressed his belief that there is no compelling basis for the police department to change.
“This company is very sound,” the company's 69-year-old CEO Mike Jeffries said, despite decreased sales.Andre Leon Talley Packs for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Wedding; Gucci's Frida Giannini Denies Leaving the House | The Fashion Beast Team | May 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jeffries has a new talking point in his effort to paint Baraka as anti-economic development.The Leak of a Mysterious Video Could Change the Outcome of Newark’s Mayor’s Race | Charles Upton Sahm | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jeffries touts his law enforcement background as assistant attorney general.The Leak of a Mysterious Video Could Change the Outcome of Newark’s Mayor’s Race | Charles Upton Sahm | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And—er—Jeffries—I'm exceedingly sorry, but I've a rather unpleasant duty to perform.In Accordance with the Evidence | Oliver Onions
"Thank you, Mr Jeffries," she said, beginning to make little pointings of her foot this way and that on the floor.In Accordance with the Evidence | Oliver Onions
Miss Jeffries then immediately replied, You may be d—d for a villain, for not performing your promise!The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 | Camden Pelham
Originated with a Mr. Jeffries, near Wilmington, Delaware, about 1856.The Grapes of New York | U. P. Hedrick
Jeffries was tugging his black mustache and looking about him likewise for some explanation.The Motor Rangers Through the Sierras | Marvin West