Human and Civil Rights

House Majority Leader Hoyer's Statement on the President's State of the Union Address

For Immediate Release:

January 23, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after President Bush delivered his State of the Union Address:

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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 Statement on Human Rights Day

America Must Lead the Fight against Global Poverty

For Immediate Release:

December 8, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Human Rights Day, which will be observed on Sunday, December 10:

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DEMOCRATS REGAIN HOUSE MAJORITY!!!

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2006

Contact:

"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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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 Will Push Social Security Privatization

President Shows GOP Not Listening on Social Security

For Immediate Release:

October 24, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush's comments on CNBC yesterday, in which he reiterated his support for privatizing Social Security:

"Last year, the American people made it very clear that they do not support privatizing Social Security, but President Bush and Republicans are not listening.

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Why Democrats Oppose Military Commissions Act

For Immediate Release:

October 17, 2006

Contact:

The Wall Street Journal

Your assertion ("Democrats on al Qaeda," Review & Outlook, Oct. 2) that Democrats will not be tough on terrorism because many of us opposed the Republicans' Military Commissions Act is offensive and untrue. The party of Wilson, Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy and Clinton takes a back seat to no one in protecting our nation and our people. We have always fought for freedom and confronted tyranny -- and do so today.

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