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January 12, 2007Press Item
the House begins the first 100 hours agenda...
January 11, 2007Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today, the fifth anniversary of the first delivery of detainees to the U.S. detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba:
December 6, 2006Press Item
House Democratic leaders, who will take control in January, said Tuesday that they are considering attaching a series of conditions to the estimated $160 billion supplemental war funding request for Iraq and Afghanistan that Bush is expected to send them early next year...
January 5, 2007Press Item
the opening of the 110th Congress with the Democrats in the Majority...
January 3, 2007Press Item
Democrats ran on this agenda and were elected on this agenda. We promised the American people swift passage of these bills and we fully intend to make good on that promise...
December 6, 2006Press Item
"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...
December 6, 2006Press Item
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...
November 8, 2006Press Item
DEMOCRATS REGAIN HOUSE MAJORITY!!!
November 8, 2006Press Item
“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...
November 7, 2006Press Item
"Today, millions of citizens all across America cast their ballots, voting to take our nation in a new direction and giving Democrats the House Majority in the 110th Congress...
October 31, 2006Press Item
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...
October 31, 2006Press Item
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..
October 24, 2006Press Item
For more than a year, Democrats have urged the Bush Administration to establish concrete benchmarks for success in Iraq and insisted that 2006 be a year of transition, where Iraqis assume responsibility for establishing security and stability in their nation...
November 1, 2006Press Item
The U.S. Central Command’s recent assessment that Iraq is edging toward chaos – with ‘urban areas experiencing ethnic cleansing campaigns’ and ‘violence at [an] all-time high’ – is a devastating indictment of this Administration’s incompetent performance and the Rubber-Stamp Republican Congress, which has refused to ask tough questions and demand answers...
November 1, 2006Press Item
John Boehner’s comments defending Donald Rumsfeld and, by implication, laying the blame for our failures in Iraq on the military just shows how out of touch he is with the American people and the situation on the ground in Iraq...
October 20, 2006Press Item
Staying the course’ is not a strategy, nor is sitting on the sidelines hoping that the Iraqis will eventually forge a political solution...
October 24, 2006Press Item
For more than a year, Democrats have urged the Bush Administration to establish concrete benchmarks for success in Iraq and insisted that 2006 be a year of transition, where Iraqis assume responsibility for establishing security and stability in their nation...
October 17, 2006Press Item
If anything, the Military Commissions Act is not tough enough on terrorists because there is no certainty the act will withstand the scrutiny of the Supreme Court...
October 20, 2006Press Item
Efforts by OPEC to cut production and manipulate global oil prices are a reminder that the United States must aggressively pursue efforts to increase energy independence through alternative fuels and energy efficiency...
October 20, 2006Press Item
We write out of a deep sense of concern that the situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate and that there is no effective plan for improvement...
October 20, 2006Press Item
With nearly 200 Americans troops killed in the last ninety days, including 70 troops killed in the first two weeks of October, House and Senate Democratic leaders wrote to President Bush to call for a change of course in Iraq...
July 26, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after he and other Congressional leaders met privately this morning with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who addressed a Joint Session of Congress today:
July 25, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:
July 20, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks yesterday on the House floor in favor of the bipartisan House resolution condemning the recent terrorist attacks against Israel and supporting Israel's right of self-defense. The measure will be voted on today in the House.
July 17, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today: