Republican Outrages

Hoyer: Democrats Ready to Work for Americans While GOP Leaves for Recess

For Immediate Release:

September 21, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer: Democrats Ready to Work for Americans While GOP Leaves for Recess

“Our Republican colleagues are leaving without getting their work done. I say ‘their’ work done. Without getting ‘our’ work done. The work of the American people. Comprehensive jobs bills, middle-class tax cuts have not been extended, farmers are left on their own to face the worst drought in decades… a Farm bill reported out of the Republican committee lays unconsidered by this Floor. Reported out of their committee from their majority and they haven't brought it to the Floor while farmers remain in trouble.

Finishing the Way They Started: Failed Promises, Putting Politics Over Policy

For Immediate Release:

September 19, 2012

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Republicans Shirk From Responsibility of Sequestration Cuts They Have Been Proud to Claim

For Immediate Release:

September 11, 2012

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Republicans Leave Before Passing Critical Legislation or Providing Certainty to Middle Class Americans

For Immediate Release:

August 3, 2012

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer: House Should Not Leave Until Middle Class Tax Cuts Are Signed Into Law

For Immediate Release:

August 2, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Hoyer: House Should Not Leave Until Middle Class Tax Cuts Are Signed Into Law

“Mr. Speaker, we are now at some point and time going to conclude four weeks in session with little to show for it. Over the past month, the Republican Do-Nothing Congress has continued its relentless pursuit of message over substance.

Hoyer to GOP: Stop Walking Away From the Middle Class

For Immediate Release:

August 1, 2012

Contact:

Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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By Refusing to Compromise, GOP Chooses Not to Govern for the Middle Class

For Immediate Release:

August 1, 2012

Contact:

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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NY Times Editorial: Republicans Hiding Truth on Sequestration

We keep talking about how Republicans are rewriting history when they try to falsely pin fault on President Obama for the upcoming sequestration.  After all, 174 House Republicans voted for the measure that Politico said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was “the chief Republican architect of.”  Today’s