Miscellaneous

DEMOCRATIC WHIP HOYER ON SENATOR PAUL SIMON

“He Brought Midwestern Intelligence and Integrity to Congress”

For Immediate Release:

December 9, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to news reports of the passing of former Illinois Senator Paul Simon:

  “Senator Paul Simon had an epic political career that anybody would be proud to claim as their legacy.  He was an honest man whose long fight for responsible fiscal policies continues to resonate today.  He brought Midwestern intelligence and integrity to Congress – qualities that are often too scare in Washington.

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Hoyer strives to keep Jewish vote for Dems

For Immediate Release:

December 10, 2003

Contact:Hans Nichols

The Hill

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer’s (D-Md.) speech Monday to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) will cap a yearlong strategy aimed at preventing an exodus of Jewish voters from Democratic ranks.

In response to renewed Republican efforts to capture Jewish voters and donors from the Democrats’ traditional base, Hoyer has implemented a multiprong plan to make support for Israel a touchstone of Democratic policy, say lawmakers, aides and party operatives.

HOYER ON JANKLOW DECISION TO RESIGN

For Immediate Release:

December 9, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the announcement by Rep. William Janklow (R-SD) that he plans to resign from Congress on January 20.  Congressman Janklow’s announcement came one hour after a jury found him guilty of felony manslaughter:

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Digging Scoop

For Immediate Release:

November 7, 2003

Contact:E.J. Kessler

Forward

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Podesta seeks to rival Heritage, AEI

For Immediate Release:

November 6, 2003

Contact:Hans Nichols

The Hill

John Podesta briefed the House Democratic whip team yesterday on his vision for a progressive think tank that would rival the likes of the conservative Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute.

Podesta, former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, said lawmakers “were very interested in what we’re up to.”

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HOYER OUTRAGED BY ARROGANT, HYPOCRITICAL DECISION TO LIMIT QUERIES

Responds to Reports that White House Will No Longer Entertain Questions from Democrats

For Immediate Release:

November 7, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to a news report in today’s Washington Post that the Bush White House will “not entertain any more questions from opposition lawmakers,” effectively preventing “Democrats from getting questions answered without the blessing of the GOP committee chairmen.”

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Area Seeks Cleanup Funds

Aid Could Help Those Without Flood Insuranc

For Immediate Release:

September 21, 2003

Contact:Michael Amon and Joshua Partlow

The Washington Post

Officials could not put a dollar figure on the damage caused by Hurricane Isabel last week, but one thing was clear.

"We are definitely going to need federal money," said St. Mary's County Administrator George Forrest.

On Friday afternoon, local officials got assurances that federal money would come when President Bush declared Maryland a federal disaster area, clearing the way for millions in aid to reimburse governments and residents for their losses.

Archive Rotunda Reopens

Charters of Freedom Will Be Displayed Together

For Immediate Release:

September 17, 2003

Contact:John McArdle

Roll Call

In the two years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a period marked by arguably the largest resurgence of outward feelings and displays of American patriotism since the early days of World War II, the Charters of Freedom — which include the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights — have not been available for public viewing.

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HOYER SE UNE AL CAUCUS CONGRESIONAL HISPANO EN LA CELEBRACIÓN DEL MES DE LA HERENCIA HISPANA

For Immediate Release:

September 25, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – El Coordinador de la Bancada Demócrata en la Cámara de Representantes Steny H. Hoyer (MD) se unió al Congresista Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), Presidente del Caucus Congresional Hispano, líderes hispanos, y a millones de estadounidenses en todo el país para celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, que es celebrado del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre.  El Congresista Hoyer, quien participó en dos eventos esta semana en honor del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, hizo la siguiente declaración:

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HOYER JOINS HISPANIC CAUCUS IN CELEBRATING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

For Immediate Release:

September 25, 2003

Contact:Stacey Farnen
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) has joined with Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX), chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Hispanic leaders, and millions of Americans across the country to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15th through October 15th.  Rep. Hoyer, who will attend two events this week in honor of National Hispanic Month, today released the following statement:

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