Republican Outrages

Hoyer Statement on the Indiana Senate Race

For Immediate Release:

May 9, 2012


Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.</p />
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Whip Hoyer and Senate Democrats: GOP Filibuster Of Short-Term FAA Extension Will Cost Thousands Of Jobs, At Least $1 Billion Unless It Is Ended Now

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will join Senators Harry Reid, Charles Schumer, Jay Rockefeller, and Barbara Boxer in a news conference TODAY, August 3, at 11:30AM to call on Republicans to stop their reckless games with airline safety. Democrats will call on Republicans to stop letting extremists in their party block the common-sense FAA reauthorization bill.

Whip Hoyer Floor Statement on the GOP's Playing Politics with a Balanced Budget Amendment

The American public is rightfully very distressed with the Congress of the United States. They’re distressed that a time of great challenge and great risk, we fiddle while the debt threatens to burn us, to place our country in the position of being judged un-creditworthy. That is not worthy of this Congress, or any one of us who serves in this Congress...

Hoyer Discussing the Debt Limit on MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Show

I think we can get Democratic votes, if it is a balanced program, and that's the key. A balanced program. the Republicans have walked out on plans that were balanced.  They did so in the Bowles Simpson Commission. They did so in the Biden talks, and frankly they walked away when Mr. Boehner and President Obama were talking about a balanced plan...

Important Graphs

A collection of graphs produced by the Whip's office, most of which have been used on the House floor by Democratic Whip Hoyer.

Hoyer Statement on Health Care Votes in House Today

For Immediate Release:

April 14, 2011


Daniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer

Hoyer Floor Statement on Continuing Resolution

...But there does come a time when the American public expect us to be able to act. Gridlock is not what they voted for. Madam Speaker, I will vote for this resolution. I do not vote for this resolution because [I] like everything that's in it or dislike everything that's in it. If I were writing this resolution the priorities would be different...