Congress

Cry Baby Cry

So, the Republican party is divided. What’s new? As reported by the Hill, the GOP leadership isn’t too happy with the continued internal strife:

“Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Friday called for conservatives to put aside their differences with fellow Republicans and unify to fight President Obama’s agenda, specifically the implementation of healthcare reform.”

Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference on President Obama Meeting With House Demcratic Caucus

For Immediate Release:

March 14, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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VIDEO: House Democrats Fight to Stop the Sequester

For Immediate Release:

March 6, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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House Democrats Fight to Stop the Sequester

Democrats continue to call for a big and balanced solution to stop the irrational and irresponsible across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester.

Boehner May Want to Rethink His Legislative Strategy

The Hill: “Boehner: I Won’t Make Practice of Passing Bills Without GOP Support.”

It doesn’t look like that legislative strategy is going to work very well, Speaker Boehner. So far in the 113th Congress, four bills will have been signed into law:

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GOP Legislating in the 113th Congress: Republicans Waste Time, Don’t Take Action to Prevent Sequestration

For Immediate Release:

March 5, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Two Weeks Until Sequester, and Republicans Waste Even More Time Attacking Federal Employees

For Immediate Release:

February 15, 2013

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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GOP Strategy: Sitting on Their Hands

With the deadline to avert the sequester fast approaching, Republicans have decided their best strategy is to… do nothing?

According to Politico, Speaker Boehner has given up trying to work on meaningful legislation and is instead “perfectly fine with sitting on his hands.”

Hoyer Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address

For Immediate Release:

February 12, 2013

Contact:

Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer Welcomes State of the Union Guests

For Immediate Release:

February 12, 2013

Contact:

Mariel Saez, 202-225-3130

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