Congress

Senior House Democrats Ask Colleagues to Support Hoyer for Majority Leader

Group Cites Hoyer's Leadership, Hard Work, Effectiveness and Strong Record on Core Values

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2006

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WASHINGTON - A group of senior House Democrats sent a letter to their colleagues today in support of Whip Steny Hoyer for Majority Leader.  The text of the letter is attached:

November 8, 2006

Dear Colleague:

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DEMOCRATS REGAIN HOUSE MAJORITY!!!

"We Will Take America in a New Direction," Says Democratic Whip Hoyer

For Immediate Release:

November 7, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

Hoyer Says First Order of Business Is Restoring
Civility, Integrity and Fiscal Responsibility

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after Democrats won the 15 House seats necessary to regain the House Majority:

 "Today, millions of citizens all across America cast their ballots, voting to take our nation in a new direction and giving Democrats the House Majority in the 110th Congress.

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Hoyer Running for House Majority Leader

For Immediate Release:

November 7, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight regarding his desire to serve as Majority Leader for the new House Democratic Majority:

"Voters gave Democrats a vote of confidence today to take our nation in a new direction, and to address the challenges that confront the American people.  The new House Democratic Majority, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is determined to meet this responsibility and to lead and govern effectively.

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Hoyer: Republicans’ Desperate Rhetoric Cannot Obscure Their Record of Failure

For Immediate Release:

October 31, 2006

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House Whip Says Democrats Will Take the Nation in a New Direction

“The Republican Party does not have a record to run on, so it can only attempt to distract, distort and deceive.  The American people are not going to fall for those tactics.

"The increasingly desperate rhetoric being used by President Bush and Congressional Republicans just one week before next Tuesday’s mid-term election cannot obscure the fact that their Party’s record is one of incompetence, ineffectiveness and failure.

Hoyer: As Iraq Slides Toward Chaos, the Bush Administration Is Still Firmly in Denial With No Plan for Success

For Immediate Release:

November 1, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding news reports that a classified briefing by the United States Central Command shows Iraq edging toward chaos:

Hoyer on Foley Matter: Ethics Committee, FBI Investigations Must Be Thorough and Include GOP Leadership

For Immediate Release:

October 2, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the outrageous actions of former Rep. Mark Foley (R-FL), as well as the failure of the House Republican leadership to address them despite knowledge of some of his behavior:

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Hoyer Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

For Immediate Release:

October 2, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated from September 15 - October 15. Last evening, Hoyer joined members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to kick off the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's annual conference, and will attend this Wednesday's CHCI Gala. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute includes Members of Congress of Hispanic descent, and is led by Chairwoman Grace Napolitano (CA).

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Hoyer on Foley Matter: Ethics Committee, FBI Investigations Must Be Thorough and Include GOP Leadership

Ethics Committee, FBI Investigations Must Be Thorough and Include GOP Leadership

For Immediate Release:

October 2, 2006

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Hoyer: Minimum Wage is Best Example of Rubberstamp Congress's Wrong Priorities

For Immediate Release:

September 27, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at a press conference with the House and Senate Democratic Leadership on the misplaced priorities of the Rubberstamp Republican Congress:

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