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Do-Nothing Republican Congress Fails to Extend Unemployment Insurance, Leaves Critical Legislation Unfinished

For Immediate Release:

December 13, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Year In Review: The Do-Nothing Republican Congress

For Immediate Release:

December 11, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer, House Democrats Send Letter to Boehner Urging Congress Not to Adjourn for Year Without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance

For Immediate Release:

December 11, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses the Need for a Responsible Budget Agreement on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

For Immediate Release:

December 10, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Discusses the Need for a Responsible Budget Agreement on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

“But the fact of the matter is, Chris Van Hollen is Ranking Member of the Budget Committee on our side - he has not been in any of these negotiations, nor have any of the other [members of the budget conference].

Long To-do List During Last Week House is in Session

There are five days left with the House in session, and time is running out for action on many must-pass legislative items.  As the Wall Street Journal explains, Republican leaderships’ history of partisanship and chaos does not bode well for the Republican-led House of Representatives:

House Republicans Fail to Act on Critical Legislation with One Legislative Week Left Before the End of the Year

For Immediate Release:

December 6, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Someone’s Feeling Defensive…

Speaker John Boehner is clearly feeling defensive about the lack of accomplishments by the Do-Nothing Republicans – we’re shocked he was able to keep a straight face when he tried to blame Democrats for Republicans’ failure to compromise. From the Hill:

Quote of the Day: Boehner Claims Do-Nothing Republicans Have Done Their Work

If you're in need of a good laugh, look no further than what Speaker John Boehner had to say about the Republican leadership's lack of accomplishments this year, according to Huffington Post:

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The Do Nothing Republican Congress

For Immediate Release:

December 3, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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