Republican Outrages

Majority Leader Hoyer and Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Meet, Discuss Ongoing Katrina Recovery

For Immediate Release:

February 7, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco met this morning to discuss ongoing recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina.

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Majority Leader Hoyer's Statement on the President's Budget for FY08

For Immediate Release:

February 5, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning regarding President Bush's proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2008, which was submitted to Congress today:

"I believe it is absolutely imperative that Democrats and Republicans work together to get America's fiscal house in order.  We simply cannot ignore the budget deficits and spiraling debt that have been instigated by the Bush Administration's fiscal policies over the last six years and that threaten our national security and future economic prosperity.

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The Leader's Report: Week of January 22, 2007

For Immediate Release:

January 26, 2007

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MESSAGE FROM THE MAJORITY LEADER

Democrats may revise 2002 bill allowing Bush to call war

For Immediate Release:

January 26, 2007

Contact:CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Democrats may promote a new revised bill authorizing the use of force in Iraq -- to replace the 2002 bill that allowed the Bush administration to proceed with the war, a top Democrat said Friday.

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer -- No. 2 in the House behind Speaker Nancy Pelosi -- said that is one step Democrats might pursue to change conditions in Iraq.

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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Hoyer on New Minimum Wage Report

Majority Leader-Elect Says It Is Time for Hard-Working Americans to Earn a Fair Wage

For Immediate Release:

January 2, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader-Elect Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the research report issued by Americans United for Change, which discusses the pay discrepancy between CEO's and minimum wage earners:

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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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