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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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Finishing the Way They Started: Failed Promises, Putting Politics Over Policy

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September 19, 2012

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More Bad News for Do Nothing Republicans

We’ve been saying it all along, but this article in Roll Call presents some pretty stark numbers of exactly how fruitless the Republican-led House has been:

Republicans Shirk From Responsibility of Sequestration Cuts They Have Been Proud to Claim

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September 11, 2012

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Hoyer Statement on Bill to Move Frederick Douglass Statue into U.S. Capitol

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September 10, 2012

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Mariel Saez, 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Statement on Resignation of Congressman Dennis Cardoza

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August 14, 2012

Contact:

Daniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Statement on Lawsuit Against Attorney General Holder

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August 13, 2012

Contact:

Daniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

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Republicans Leave Before Passing Critical Legislation or Providing Certainty to Middle Class Americans

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August 3, 2012

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Hoyer: House Should Not Leave Until Middle Class Tax Cuts Are Signed Into Law

“Mr. Speaker, we are now at some point and time going to conclude four weeks in session with little to show for it. Over the past month, the Republican Do-Nothing Congress has continued its relentless pursuit of message over substance.

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

For Immediate Release:

August 2, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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