Foreign Affairs

Majority Leader-Elect Hoyer Releases Schedule For First 100 Hours

For Immediate Release:

January 3, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader-elect Steny Hoyer today released the schedule for the first 100 legislative hours of the 110th Congress.  The 100 hours will begin on Tuesday, January 9th. 

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Hoyer: Baker-Hamilton Panel Agrees That Major Change in Course in Iraq Is Imperative

For Immediate Release:

December 6, 2006

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House Majority Leader-Elect Urges President Bush to Embrace a Bipartisan Way Forward

"Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle deeply appreciate the hard work and commitment of this distinguished, bipartisan Iraq Study Group.  None of us should be mistaken about the panel's overriding message to the President and the American people today: It is absolutely imperative that our nation undertake a major course correction in Iraq without delay...

Hoyer: Baker-Hamilton Panel Agrees That Major Change in Course in Iraq Is Imperative

House Majority Leader-Elect Urges President Bush to Embrace a Bipartisan Way Forward

For Immediate Release:

December 6, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning after Congressional leaders were briefed on the Iraq Study Group's report and recommendations:

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DEMOCRATS REGAIN HOUSE MAJORITY!!!

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2006

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"We Will Take America in a New Direction," Says Democratic Whip Hoyer

Hoyer Says First Order of Business Is Restoring
Civility, Integrity and Fiscal Responsibility

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Hoyer Statement on Defense Secretary Rumsfeld’s Resignation

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld announced his resignation today:

            “It is clear that our strategy in Iraq is not working and that we must chart a new direction in our policy there.  Yesterday, the American people sent an unmistakable message through the elections that they want a course correction in Iraq, and today the President indicated that this message has been received.

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DEMOCRATS REGAIN HOUSE MAJORITY!!!

"We Will Take America in a New Direction," Says Democratic Whip Hoyer

For Immediate Release:

November 7, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

Hoyer Says First Order of Business Is Restoring
Civility, Integrity and Fiscal Responsibility

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after Democrats won the 15 House seats necessary to regain the House Majority:

 "Today, millions of citizens all across America cast their ballots, voting to take our nation in a new direction and giving Democrats the House Majority in the 110th Congress.

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

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

For Immediate Release:

October 31, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:

      “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.

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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 Says Iraq Announcement “Driven by Political Calendar and GOP Desperation”

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October 24, 2006

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“For more than a year, Democrats have urged the Bush Administration to establish concrete benchmarks for success in Iraq and insisted that 2006 be a year of transition, where Iraqis assume responsibility for establishing security and stability in their nation.

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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: