Human and Civil Rights

Hoyer Statement on Cloture Vote in Senate on DC Voting Rights Bill

For Immediate Release:

September 18, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130


WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Senate failed to reach cloture to move to consideration of the DC Voting Rights Bill:

"I am disappointed, but not discouraged by today’s vote in the Senate.

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THE LEADER'S REPORT: WEEK OF JUNE 11, 2007

For Immediate Release:

June 15, 2007

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MESSAGE FROM THE MAJORITY LEADER


THE LEADER'S REPORT: WEEK OF APRIL 16, 2007

For Immediate Release:

April 20, 2007

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MESSAGE FROM THE MAJORITY LEADER


Majority Leader Hoyer’s Statement on Supreme Court’s Ruling in Abortion Procedure Case

For Immediate Release:

April 18, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer issued the following statement today in response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision upholding a nationwide ban on “partial birth” abortion.

“I have high regard for the Supreme Court.  However, I am deeply disappointed by the Court’s decision today to uphold a federal law restricting a woman’s right to choose and to protect her health.

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