Congress

GOP Strategy: Sitting on Their Hands

With the deadline to avert the sequester fast approaching, Republicans have decided their best strategy is to… do nothing?

According to Politico, Speaker Boehner has given up trying to work on meaningful legislation and is instead “perfectly fine with sitting on his hands.”

Hoyer Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address

For Immediate Release:

February 12, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Welcomes State of the Union Guests

For Immediate Release:

February 12, 2013

Contact:

Mariel Saez, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses Tonight’s State of the Union Address on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

For Immediate Release:

February 12, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses Tonight’s State of the Union Address on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

“I certainly think that we need to encourage business growth in our country, manufacturing in our country.

Republicans Pursue Political Messaging Instead of Balanced Solution to Avert Sequester

For Immediate Release:

February 8, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on Democratic Issues Conference

For Immediate Release:

February 8, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Statement on Retirement of Sen. Harkin

For Immediate Release:

January 28, 2013

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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As President Obama Begins Second Term, Republican Continue Political Gimmicks

For Immediate Release:

January 25, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hint: Your Message Isn't the Problem

After yet another period of “soul searching” by Republicans, this time at their Republican retreat, it’s pretty remarkable that all they can come up to address their problems is that they need a new message. The Washington Post reports:

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