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October 1, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in observation of the start of the new fiscal year...
September 10, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today following passage of the bipartisan Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act, H.R. 2622), which is the reauthorization of the Fair Credit Reporting Act...
September 8, 2003Press Item
While House Democrats acknowledge that their Caucus is unlikely to reverse its eight-year minority status in the immediate term, they are not resigning themselves to becoming a permanent second-tier party...
September 8, 2003Press Item
In the decade since Republicans took control of Congress, GOP partisans have relentlessly worked to transform members of Washington’s business community into powerful advocates for the party’s priorities on Capitol Hill...
July 26, 2003Press Item
Nearly 10 years after winning control of the House by vowing a fairer and more open Congress, Republicans have tossed aside many of the institutional reforms they promised, increasingly employing hard-nosed tactics they decried a decade ago, according to numerous lawmakers and scholars...
July 23, 2003Press Item
House Democrats head into the August recess furious at Republican leaders who they claim have crossed the acceptable boundaries of partisanship...
June 27, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON — House Democrats have declared war on the Republican leadership, vowing to gum up the legislative process in retaliation for what they say is systematic and unfair treatment by the majority...
July 23, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today following Chairman Bill Thomas’s statement on the House Floor regarding his conduct on Friday, July 18th during a Ways and Means mark-up...
July 24, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement and an accompanying chart on Democratic unity in the 108th Congress today...
July 22, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON - As the No. 2 Democratic leader in a House dominated by Republicans, Maryland's Steny H. Hoyer is doomed to lose nearly every battle. But these days, he is earning credit for his party's rare victories and for keeping Democrats more united in defeat than at any time in recent memory...
July 18, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement this afternoon after Rep. Bill Thomas (R-CA), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, called the Capitol Police and ordered officers to remove Ways and Means Democrats from a Committee library in the Longworth House Office Building...
April 1, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans switched from opposition to the Democratic motion to instruct conferees on the fiscal year 2004 budget to support in the middle of debate on the Floor...
April 1, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – In a major victory for Democrats, the U.S. House of Representatives today passed 399-22 a motion offered by U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) to reject deep cuts in the House Republican budget. The following is a statement by Rep. Spratt...
March 21, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today regarding the votes in the U.S. House last night on the 2004 Republican Budget Resolution and the Democratic alternative...
March 25, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today regarding the Senate vote to cut the Bush tax plan in half...
March 19, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to criticism by Republican leaders of Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle...
March 17, 2003Press Item
Just three months into the 108th Congress, House Democrats are already reaching the height of frustration with the GOP majority and are putting in place a long-term strategy to hit back at Republicans for muzzling their views...
March 12, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), lead Democratic sponsor of the Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act, released the following statement today regarding the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act that is expected to pass the Senate tomorrow and be taken up in the House following Senate passage...
November 15, 2002Press Item
House Democrats unanimously elected Rep. Steny H. Hoyer to the number two post of minority whip yesterday, making him the leadership's most visible centrist and Maryland's highest-ranking member of Congress ever...
November 16, 2002Press Item
About 780,000 jobless Americans will lose their unemployment benefits at midnight, and a prolonged dispute between Republicans and Democrats could keep them and thousands more workers cut off from further aid for weeks...
November 16, 2002Press Item
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), who became Maryland's highest ranking Member of Congress ever when he was unanimously elected to be the next House Democratic Whip on Thursday, will deliver the Democratic response to the President's weekly national radio address on Saturday. The following is the text of Congressman Hoyer's remarks, as delivered ...
November 14, 2002Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today upon election by unanimous acclamation as the new House Democratic Whip ...
January 4, 2003Press Item
Republicans returning on Tuesday to take over Congress have been bestowed with a precious political opportunity — the second chance.