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Hoyer Statement on Democratic Issues Conference

For Immediate Release:

February 8, 2013

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Statement on Retirement of Sen. Harkin

For Immediate Release:

January 28, 2013

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As President Obama Begins Second Term, Republican Continue Political Gimmicks

For Immediate Release:

January 25, 2013

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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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Hoyer Op-ed: Setting Partisanship Aside is the Best Way to Achieve a Better Future

For Immediate Release:

January 18, 2013

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Politico: House GOP Desperately Seeking Agenda

Today’s must-read is a Politico article highlighting Republican division and the difficulty they are having in setting their agenda:

“House Republicans — who start their annual retreat in Williamsburg, Va., on Wednesday — are facing something of a conundrum: They have the majority but don’t know what to do with it.”

National Journal: The 5 Top Republicans Open to Shutting the Government to Get Their Way

This article from National Journal today says it all:

The 5 Top Republicans Open to Shutting the Government to Get Their Way

“The fiscal-cliff deal wasn’t great for Republican priorities, but some in the party say that a government shutdown could help them get their way.”

Congress Agrees to Short-term Fiscal Cliff Solution, House Provides Relief to Victims of Hurricane Sandy

For Immediate Release:

January 4, 2013

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Hoyer Announces Whip Team for the 113th Congress

For Immediate Release:

January 4, 2013

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Floor Remarks on Republican Rules Package

For Immediate Release:

January 3, 2013

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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