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September 29, 2016Press Item
Republicans in the House of Representatives have rapidly escalated their investigations of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to unprecedented levels by issuing more than 70 subpoenas and letters just since July 5, when FBI Director James Comey announced publicly that his team of career investigators unanimously concluded that no criminal charges were warranted in the FBI email investigation.
September 27, 2016Press Item
As Congress prepares to adjourn at the end of the week, it’s clear that the Republican-led 114th Congress has become yet another closed, unproductive, do-nothing Congress.
September 21, 2016Press Item
Today’s meeting of the Select Panel to consider recommending contempt of Congress charges against StemExpress is nothing more than the continuation of a months-long witch-hunt that is putting the lives of doctors, researchers, first responders, and patients at risk.  
September 16, 2016Press Item
This week, I released a report that demonstrates how the American economy has performed consistently better under Democratic presidents than Republican ones. 
September 14, 2016Press Item
This afternoon, I met with Mayor Weaver and representatives from Flint, Michigan, who are Washington today to urge Congress to act in response to the poisoning of the city’s water supply with lead.   
September 9, 2016Press Item
As Congress returned this week from the August district work period, House Republicans continued to ignore critical issues that need to be addressed. 
September 8, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed House Republicans’ failure to address public health emergencies and their division over funding the government on NewsChannel 8, managed by ABC-affiliate WJLA in Washington, DC.
August 4, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to an op-ed by Speaker Paul Ryan that blamed Democrats for Congress's inaction on the Zika virus.
August 2, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel warning to areas in Florida where the Zika virus has spread.
July 29, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to news that the Centers for Disease Control has identified four cases of the Zika virus locally-transmitted in Florida. 
July 15, 2016Press Item
I offer my deepest condolences to the families and friends who lost loved ones in this week’s attack in Nice, France. 
July 14, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and House Democrats this evening for a national speak out on the need to address gun violence in America. 
July 14, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today after House Republicans adjourned the House without taking action to address gun violence, the threat of the Zika virus, or the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. 
July 12, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks this evening at a vigil held by the LGBT Equality Caucus and House Democrats on the one-month anniversary of the Orlando shooting, calling for action to address gun violence in America.
July 12, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hold a hearing on anti-LGBT legislation. 
July 12, 2016Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel, House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey, and House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa Ranking Member Ted Deutch sent a letter today to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy expressing concerns about a Republican bill that would undermine Congress’s traditionally bipartisan approach to Iran. 
July 8, 2016Press Item
This was a difficult week for our nation following the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, as well as the shootings in Dallas, which took the lives of five police officers. 
July 7, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and House Democrats, led by Rep. Seth Moulton (MA-06), gathered on the House Floor this morning to demand House Republicans hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence. 
July 6, 2016Press Item
Last month, House Democrats held a 26-hour sit in on the Floor of the House of Representatives to demand House Republican leaders hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence. 
July 6, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined House Democrats and Americans affected by gun violence this morning at a press conference to call on House Republicans to hold a vote on meaningful legislation to address gun violence. 
July 5, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives this afternoon to demand House Republicans bring bipartisan legislation to address gun violence to the Floor for a vote. 
June 29, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Reps. Robin Kelly (IL-02), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Danny Davis (IL-07), Bill Foster (IL-11), and Mike Quigley (IL-05) today at a rally in Chicago as part of the National Day of Action for Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention.