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Hoyer: Republicans Once Again Walk Out on the American People

For Immediate Release:

October 2, 2012

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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Democrats Continue Calling on Republicans to Return to Work

House Republicans may be able to put their jobs in the Capitol out of sight and out of mind, but Democrats will continue to remind them of the long list of unfinished legislation they abandoned when they left for recess.  Today, Congressmen Chris Van Hollen and Henry Waxman were on the House Floor to remind House Republicans of the critical legislation they left undone.

Hoyer, Pelosi Dear Colleague to House Democratic Caucus: House GOP Adjourns, Fails to Address Central Challenges of Nation

For Immediate Release:

September 24, 2012

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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Republican Do-Nothing Congress Leaves Town With Work Unfinished

For Immediate Release:

September 21, 2012

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Hoyer: Democrats Ready to Work for Americans While GOP Leaves for Recess

For Immediate Release:

September 21, 2012

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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Hoyer: Democrats Ready to Work for Americans While GOP Leaves for Recess

“Our Republican colleagues are leaving without getting their work done. I say ‘their’ work done. Without getting ‘our’ work done. The work of the American people. Comprehensive jobs bills, middle-class tax cuts have not been extended, farmers are left on their own to face the worst drought in decades… a Farm bill reported out of the Republican committee lays unconsidered by this Floor. Reported out of their committee from their majority and they haven't brought it to the Floor while farmers remain in trouble.

Hoyer Calls on Republicans to Stay in Session, Work For American People

For Immediate Release:

September 21, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Op-ed: GOP Chooses Gridlock Over Results

For Immediate Release:

September 20, 2012

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Hoyer Statement on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

For Immediate Release:

September 19, 2012

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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Republican-led 112th Congress Least Productive in a Generation

As House Republicans use up their last hours in session this month on more partisan messaging bills with no hope of enactment, we wanted to make sure you saw today’s New York Times piece highlighting the dismal record they’ve set as the least productive Congress of the modern age.  Most egregiously, the Senate has passed a number of bipartisan bills that haven’t seen the light of day in the House – bills Congress used to pass easily and that affect millions of

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