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January 14, 2008Press Item
12p.m.-7:30 p.m. - Disposing of the President's veto of H.R. 1585
January 15, 2008Press Item
Democrats will continue our fight to move America in a new direction in 2008.
December 20, 2007Press Item
After one year in the Majority, Democrats make significant progress for the Amercian people.
November 1, 2007Press Item
One year ago, the American people demanded a New Direction: to make America safer, to help restore the American dream, and to restore accountability and fiscal responsibility to the people's government.
August 27, 2007Press Item
Read more about the accomplishments of the New Direction Congress.
August 7, 2007Press Item
After seven months in office, House Democrats are addressing the priorities of the American people. We have passed significant legislation with bipartisan support, and we are making real progress on important issues in order to defend our country, restore the American dream, and achieve energy independence.
July 31, 2007Press Item
Today the House passed the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act with overwhelming bipartisan support by a vote of 411-8.
June 29, 2007Press Item
After just six months in office, House Democrats are keeping our promises and moving our nation in a new direction.
June 27, 2007Press Item
The 110th Congress is making progress on the American people’s priorities, despite intense opposition from President Bush and Rubberstamp Republicans on many issues.
June 8, 2007Press Item
Yesterday, the House passed a stem cell bill that will allow lifesaving stem cell research to continue.
June 5, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, already the highest-ranking congressman in Maryland history, became the longest-serving yesterday.
May 25, 2007Press Item
Yesterday, the House passed legislation that will significantly impact the war in Iraq.
May 29, 2007Press Item
After only five months of the 110th Congress, the new Democratic majority in the House is passing important legislation that addresses the key priorities of the American people and moves our nation in a new direction.
May 17, 2007Press Item
House and Senate reach agreement on FY 2008 budget.
May 9, 2007Press Item
After being in office for just four months, House Democrats have listened to the American people and passed legislation that addresses their priorities to make America safer, grow our economy, care for our children and families, preserve our planet, and restore accountability.
April 20, 2007Press Item
Weekly summary.
April 24, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, it is with profound sadness that I rise this morning to note the passing of our colleague and friend, Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald - a dedicated public servant who worked tirelessly on behalf of her constituents in California's 37th Congressional District, and a devoted representative who cared deeply for those she served.
April 23, 2007Press Item
In recognition of the Global Days for Darfur campaign, the Office of the Majority Leader is launching a page on its website focusing on Sudan.
April 19, 2007Press Item
The House today passed legislation to give the District a full seat in Congress, marking the biggest victory in nearly three decades in the city's quest for voting rights.
April 23, 2007Press Item
It is with profound sadness that I learned yesterday of the passing of Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald.
April 19, 2007Press Item
House passes bill giving DC a voting representative in the House.
April 17, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking the 145th anniversary of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the day on which slaves in the District were freed.
April 19, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 1905, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act, which will at long last give residents of the District of Columbia a voting representative in the House.