Congress

House Democratic Leaders Regarding Iraq Resolution to Be Debated This Week

For Immediate Release:

February 12, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Leaders released the following statements today regarding a concurrent resolution that will be debated on the Floor this week.  The resolution expresses support for American troops and disapproval of the President's plan to increase the number of troops in Iraq.  Debate on the resolution will begin tomorrow and each member who wishes to speak will be given five minutes on the Floor.  Passage of the resolution is expected on Friday.  Click here to see

Hoyer Statement on the Passing of Father Robert Drinan

For Immediate Release:

January 29, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Father Robert Drinan:
 
"On the wall above the Speaker's Rostrum in the United States House of Representatives, the motto "In God We Trust" is displayed for all to see.  These words recall the moral foundation upon which our country was built and the basis of an enduring American commitment to freedom, democracy and the inalienable rights of man.
 

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The Leader's Report: Week of January 22, 2007

For Immediate Release:

January 26, 2007

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MESSAGE FROM THE MAJORITY LEADER

House Majority Leader Hoyer's Statement on the President's State of the Union Address

For Immediate Release:

January 23, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after President Bush delivered his State of the Union Address:

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The Leader's Report: Week of January 15, 2007

For Immediate Release:

January 19, 2007

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MESSAGE FROM THE MAJORITY LEADER

War budget may carry conditions

Democrats say they will not cut money for troops but that expectations could accompany funding

For Immediate Release:

December 6, 2006

Contact:Margaret Talev

On the eve of the Iraq Study Group's long-awaited recommendations for how to exit Iraq, congressional Democrats were eyeing a different document as leverage for change: President Bush's anticipated request for more money to keep fighting.

Hoyer Says Democrats Are Committed to Changing the Way Business Is Done in Washington

Majority Leader Urges House to Support Sweeping Ethics Reforms

For Immediate Release:

January 4, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland spoke today on the House floor on House Resolution 6, the Rules package for the 110th Congress.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:

            "Mr. Speaker, I now call up House Resolution 6, the Rules Package for the 110th Congress, and yield myself as much time as I may consume.

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