Republican Outrages

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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Hoyer Statement on Defense Secretary Rumsfeld’s Resignation

For Immediate Release:

November 8, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld announced his resignation today:

            “It is clear that our strategy in Iraq is not working and that we must chart a new direction in our policy there.  Yesterday, the American people sent an unmistakable message through the elections that they want a course correction in Iraq, and today the President indicated that this message has been received.

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Hoyer: Republicans’ Desperate Rhetoric Cannot Obscure Their Record of Failure

House Whip Says Democrats Will Take the Nation in a New Direction

For Immediate Release:

October 31, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:

      “The Republican Party does not have a record to run on, so it can only attempt to distract, distort and deceive.  The American people are not going to fall for those tactics.

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Hoyer: Republicans’ Desperate Rhetoric Cannot Obscure Their Record of Failure

For Immediate Release:

October 31, 2006

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House Whip Says Democrats Will Take the Nation in a New Direction

“The Republican Party does not have a record to run on, so it can only attempt to distract, distort and deceive.  The American people are not going to fall for those tactics.

"The increasingly desperate rhetoric being used by President Bush and Congressional Republicans just one week before next Tuesday’s mid-term election cannot obscure the fact that their Party’s record is one of incompetence, ineffectiveness and failure.

Hoyer: Bush Economy Not Working for the Middle Class

For Immediate Release:

November 3, 2006

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to Republican efforts to spin new job numbers released today:

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