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June 1, 2004Press Item
A top House Democrat predicted his party will prevail in a special election Tuesday in South Dakota, which would hand Democrats the second victory this year in Republican-leaning states.
June 2, 2004Press Item
Democrats won a Republican-held House of Representatives seat in a special election in South Dakota.
June 24, 2004Press Item
Hoyer statement, reports by the Democratic Whip and Budget Offices...
June 3, 2004Press Item
Democrats celebrated Stephanie Herseth's capture of a Republican-held House seat in South Dakota on Wednesday and claimed it portends greater gains in the battle for control of Congress.
June 23, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), House Budget Committee Ranking Democrat John Spratt (SC), and Blue Dog Coalition co-chairman and House Agriculture Committee Ranking Democrat Charlie Stenholm (TX) held a press conference today to denounce the sham Republican “pay-as-you-go” or budget “enforcement” bill scheduled for the House floor tomorrow, and also discuss the Democratic alternative.
May 30, 2004Press Item
U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D., Md.), the House Democratic whip, hit Montgomery County on Thursday to stump for the county's Democratic congressional candidates.
June 1, 2004Press Item
By recognizing the strengths and weaknesses of the Pelosi-Hoyer combination, House Democrats believe they have developed an effective one-two punch.
June 2, 2004Press Item
Adopting a tactic their party bashed as a stunt in the watershed 1994 elections, House Democrats plan to unveil their election-year themes by rolling out a “Contract with America”-style legislative blueprint in September.
June 22, 2004Press Item
In two letters sent today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle, and other Congressional Leaders demanded a response from the President and the Republican leaders in Congress on allegations that the Medicare Chief Actuary was forced to withhold Medicare cost estimates from Congress last year. These allegations include charges that the Bush Administration violated federal law.
June 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the three energy bills considered on the House Floor today and the two energy bills that are expected to be considered on Wednesday:
May 17, 2004Press Item
National Defense Authorization Act, Child Tax Credit, ...
April 19, 2004Press Item
H.R. 2844 ...
May 31, 2004Press Item
H.J.Res. 83 and H.R. 444 ...
May 3, 2004Press Item
Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act, Conference Report on Republican Budget Resolution for FY 2005
March 8, 2004Press Item
For the seventh week this session, the Republican leadership has again put forward a light Floor Schedule that does not address the fundamental problems facing America– including the stubborn unemployment that continues to plague the country as today’s Bureau of Labor Unemployment Report shows.
May 10, 2004Press Item
Cover the Uninsured Week, Permanent extension of 10% income tax bracket, Conference Report on Republican Budget Resolution for FY 2005
March 1, 2004Press Item
The Republican leadership continues to put forward a light Floor Schedule that does not address the fundamental problems facing America– stubborn unemployment, skyrocketing health costs, and struggling schools.
March 15, 2004Press Item
Light floor schedule; Fiscal Year 2005 Budget
March 29, 2004Press Item
Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Resolution, Trnsportation Equity Act—Legacy for Users (TEA-LU), New Unemployment Figures
February 23, 2004Press Item
House Floor Schedule
October 27, 2003Press Item
Energy Bill, Republican Prescription Drug Bill, Child Tax Credit Bill
October 13, 2003Press Item
Energy Bill, Child Tax Credit Bill, Republican Prescription Drug Bill, Supplemental Appropriations
January 19, 2004Press Item
State of the Union Clearinghouse...
June 3, 2004Press Item
report from the Democratic Whip's office...
June 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, the lead Democratic sponsor of the Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act, released the following statement today following a ruling by a U.S. District Court that the recently enacted “partial-birth” abortion ban was unconstitutional: