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Do something, Congress

For Immediate Release:

December 9, 2006

Contact:The Seatle Times

Get to work — no, really, a true honest week of work. No more of these fly-in-fly-out, three-day affairs.

Hoyer on Van Hollen’s Appointment to be Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Incoming Majority Leader Calls Fellow Marylander a “Great Asset to Our State and Nation”

For Immediate Release:

December 19, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi announced that she has appointed Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD) to serve as Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee:

“I discussed the DCCC Chairmanship with Speaker-Designate Pelosi and highly recommended Congressman Van Hollen to this very important position, and I congratulate him today.  Chris Van Hollen is a great asset for the State of Maryland, House Democrats and our nation.

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Democrats Unveil New Rules to Bring Integrity, Civility and Fiscal Responsibility Back to House

For Immediate Release:

January 3, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined the House Democratic Leadership and Rules Committee Chairwoman Louise Slaughter (NY) in unveiling today a new package of rules to govern the House.  The rules will help bring back integrity, civility and fiscal responsibility to the House.  The package will be debated on Thursday and Friday, with final package expected Friday afternoon.

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Majority Leader-Elect Hoyer Releases Schedule For First 100 Hours

For Immediate Release:

January 3, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader-elect Steny Hoyer today released the schedule for the first 100 legislative hours of the 110th Congress.  The 100 hours will begin on Tuesday, January 9th. 

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Hoyer on Van Hollen’s Appointment to be Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Incoming Majority Leader Calls Fellow Marylander a “Great Asset to Our State and Nation”

For Immediate Release:

December 19, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Speaker-Designate Nancy Pelosi announced that she has appointed Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD) to serve as Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee:

 “I discussed the DCCC Chairmanship with Speaker-Designate Pelosi and highly recommended Congressman Van Hollen to this very important position, and I congratulate him today.  Chris Van Hollen is a great asset for the State of Maryland, House Democrats and our nation.

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Hoyer: Do-Less-Than-Do-Nothing Congress Ends By Doing Nothing

Says Democrats Will Produce Results for the American People

For Immediate Release:

December 7, 2006

Contact:Rep. Steny H. Hoyer

WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD), made the following remarks today at a press conference with Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (CA) and Congressman David Obey (D-WI), Chairman-elect of the Appropriations Committee:

"Good morning. Anyone who has attended one of my weekly pen and pad briefings during the last year has probably heard me criticize what I have called the 'Do-Less-Than-Do-Nothing Congress.'

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Hoyer Statement on Ethics Committee Findings in Foley Matter

For Immediate Release:

December 8, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:

 “I appreciate and respect the hard work and judgment of the bipartisan Ethics Committee in the matter related to former Representative Mark Foley.  The Members, officers and staff who work in this institution have an absolute duty to ensure the safety and well-being of the youths who come here from around the country to participate in the House Page Program.

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Majority of Freshman Class Supports Hoyer for Majority Leader

For Immediate Release:

November 10, 2006

Contact:

Dear Colleague:

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Majority Leader-elect Steny Hoyer Delivers Democratic Radio Address

For Immediate Release:

November 25, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

Congressman Steny Hoyer (MD-5), House Majority Leader-elect, delivered the Democratic Radio Address this morning at 11:06 a.m.  In his address, Majority Leader-elect Hoyer discussed Democrats’ New Direction for America that will restore civility, integrity, and bipartisanship while addressing the priorities of the American people.

Below is a transcript of his remarks:

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