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Hoyer: Republicans’ Desperate Rhetoric Cannot Obscure Their Record of Failure

For Immediate Release:

October 31, 2006

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House Whip Says Democrats Will Take the Nation in a New Direction

“The Republican Party does not have a record to run on, so it can only attempt to distract, distort and deceive.  The American people are not going to fall for those tactics.

"The increasingly desperate rhetoric being used by President Bush and Congressional Republicans just one week before next Tuesday’s mid-term election cannot obscure the fact that their Party’s record is one of incompetence, ineffectiveness and failure.

Hoyer: As Iraq Slides Toward Chaos, the Bush Administration Is Still Firmly in Denial With No Plan for Success

For Immediate Release:

November 1, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding news reports that a classified briefing by the United States Central Command shows Iraq edging toward chaos:

Hoyer Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

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October 2, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated from September 15 - October 15. Last evening, Hoyer joined members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to kick off the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's annual conference, and will attend this Wednesday's CHCI Gala. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute includes Members of Congress of Hispanic descent, and is led by Chairwoman Grace Napolitano (CA).

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Hoyer on Foley Matter: Ethics Committee, FBI Investigations Must Be Thorough and Include GOP Leadership

Ethics Committee, FBI Investigations Must Be Thorough and Include GOP Leadership

For Immediate Release:

October 2, 2006

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Hoyer on Foley Matter: Ethics Committee, FBI Investigations Must Be Thorough and Include GOP Leadership

For Immediate Release:

October 2, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the outrageous actions of former Rep. Mark Foley (R-FL), as well as the failure of the House Republican leadership to address them despite knowledge of some of his behavior:

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Hoyer: Minimum Wage is Best Example of Rubberstamp Congress's Wrong Priorities

For Immediate Release:

September 27, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at a press conference with the House and Senate Democratic Leadership on the misplaced priorities of the Rubberstamp Republican Congress:

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Hoyer: America Needs Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Not More Political Stunts

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September 21, 2006

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Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:

         "Every single Member of the House of Representatives understands that we must secure our nation's borders.  In fact, House Democrats have tried numerous different times to improve border security funding that would have resulted in more border patrol agents, detention beds, and immigration and customs agents.

Hoyer Says a New Direction for America Includes an Increase in the Minimum Wage

For Immediate Release:

June 16, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at an event with the bicameral Democratic leadership of Congress discussing Democrats' plan for taking America in a New Direction:

 "One month ago, the Republican Congress passed and President Bush signed a tax bill that gives millionaires an average tax cut of nearly $42,000.  Forty-two thousand dollars!  At a time of exploding deficits and debt!

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Hoyer Statement Regarding Potential Democratic Majority Leader Position

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June 13, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement this afternoon:

 "I welcome this decision by Congressman Murtha.  Our caucus should continue to focus our energies on regaining the House Majority and addressing the priorities of the American people."

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