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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 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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Majority of Freshman Class Supports Hoyer for Majority Leader

For Immediate Release:

November 10, 2006

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Dear Colleague:

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Progressive Members Urge Other Progressives To Back Hoyer for Majority Leader

For Immediate Release:

November 13, 2006

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WASHINGTON - A group of House Democrats who are Members of the Progressive Caucus sent the following letter to their Democratic colleagues in the Progressive Caucus, urging them to support Whip Steny Hoyer for Majority Leader.  The text of the letter is attached.

November 10, 2006

Dear Colleague:

 Next Thursday, when our Democratic Caucus meets to organize as the new House Majority in the 110th Congress, we ask that you vote for Steny Hoyer of Maryland as our new Majority Leader.

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Senior House Democrats Ask Colleagues to Support Hoyer for Majority Leader

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

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

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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Biography of House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer

For Immediate Release:

November 10, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer's tireless work to help Democrats regain the House Majority, effective leadership as Whip over the last four years, and strong record on core Democratic values have earned him broad support among House Democrats to be elected Majority Leader.

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Ranking Members Endorse Hoyer for Majority Leader

For Immediate Release:

November 14, 2006

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WASHINGTON - A group of nine Ranking Members released a letter to their colleagues today supporting Steny Hoyer for Majority Leader.  The members wrote:

"There simply is no question: Nancy and Steny have been a terrific team, unifying our Caucus over the last four years and working tirelessly to help us regain the House Majority.  We believe that Nancy and Steny not only deserve great credit for bringing us to this point, but also will be the best team to lead our Caucus as we move forward in the Majority.

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Moderate Democrats Endorse Hoyer

For Immediate Release:

November 14, 2006

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A group of 33 moderate Democrats sent out a Dear Colleague today supporting Steny Hoyer for Majority Leader.  With this letter two-thirds of the Blue Dog Caucus has endorsed Hoyer.  The attached Dear Colleague is from moderate Democrats and Blue Dogs.

November 13, 2006

Dear Colleague:

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