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Hoyer: Let Us Remember Detective Gibson And Officer Chestnut’s Heroic Sacrifice

“Mr. Speaker, as the Speaker has said, later today members and staff from both parties will come together to remember the tragic shooting that occurred 15 years ago in this Capitol.

The Do Nothing GOP Recess Packet: Plenty of Rhetoric, No Substance

With House Republicans heading into the August district work period with no accomplishments to tout, it isn’t surprising they’ve been given a recess packet with plenty of rhetoric and no substance.  An article in Roll Call today highlights their strategy to go home and talk about how Washington is broken.  You know, after they spent months obstructing any reasonable legislation.                           

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Hoyer Announces Winners of 2013 Member Online All-Star Competition

For Immediate Release:

July 22, 2013

Contact:

Amanda Ott, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Whip Hoyer Delivers Opening Greetings During NAACP Convention's First Plenary Session

For Immediate Release:

July 15, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Whip Hoyer Joins Congressman Fattah in Moment of Silence to Honor Former Majority Whip William Gray

For Immediate Release:

July 8, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Whip Hoyer Joins Congressman Fattah in Moment of Silence to Honor Former Majority Whip William Gray

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA) in a moment of silence to honor former House Majority Whip William Gray, who passed away last week.

Republican Groundhog Day

First week back from the 4th of July district work period, and what are Republicans doing?

Republicans’ 'Do-Even-Less’ Congress

For those who were impressed with the Republican-led 112th Congress’s unchallenged record as the least productive ever, prepare to be underwhelmed even more.  As the 113th Congress reaches the halfway mark of its first session, it is already on track to outperform the last Congress in passing even fewer laws.  As Dashiell Bennett noted in the Atlantic, the 112th Congress only passed 220 laws – 23 of them in its first six months.  Now, the 113th Congress has re

Hoyer Statement on Passing of Former Congressman Bill Gray

For Immediate Release:

July 2, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Announces 2013 Member Online All-Star Competition

For Immediate Release:

July 1, 2013

Contact:

Amanda Ott, 202-225-3130

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