Foreign Affairs

Majority Leader Hoyer Commemorates 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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November 4, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke at a Helsinki Commission event this morning marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer: Inaccurate UN Report Distorts Facts, Treats Israel Unfairly

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November 3, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor this afternoon in support of H.Res. 867, calling on the President and Secretary of State to oppose endorsement or consideration of the flawed Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict.  The resolution passed the House this evening. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Accepts Award from the National Jewish Democratic Council

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April 24, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) was honored this week by the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) with the Tikkun Olam – a Hebrew phrase that means “repairing the world” – Award for his leadership and relationship with the Jewish community:
 
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Hoyer Statement on President’s Afghanistan/Pakistan Strategy

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March 27, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Obama announced his strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan:
 
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Hoyer Statement on Increased Troop Levels in Afghanistan

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February 17, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Obama announced that he will increase troop levels in Afghanistan beginning this spring:
 
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Hoyer Praises Obama Administration Action to Repeal Global Gag Rule

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January 23, 2009

Contact:Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the executive order signed by President Obama repealing the global gag rule:
 
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Hoyer Statement on Israel Resolution

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January 9, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House floor today in support of H.Res. 34, recognizing Israel’s right to defend itself against attacks from Gaza, reaffirming the United States’ strong support for Israel, and supporting the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
 
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Hoyer Statement on Situation in Gaza

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December 29, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the developing situation in Gaza:
 
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Hoyer, Members of Congress Send Recommendations to President-Elect Obama on Darfur

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December 10, 2008

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and 10 Members of Congress sent a bipartisan White Paper on Darfur to President-elect Obama today. This group traveled to Sudan in April 2007. The paper includes five sets of recommendations on restarting the peace process, ensuring continued humanitarian access, helping the peacekeepers be more effective, engaging outside actors like China and the Arab League, and staying committed to the North-South peace process.
 

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