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March 10, 2010Press Item
As Democrats continue to work to strengthen the economy and restore fiscal responsibility, Republicans are trying to forget their record.
December 7, 2009Press Item
One of our two great parties is now an organization committed to an unprecedented level of lockstep opposition to the president: a ‘Party of No,’ whose political strategy is an investment in failure for our country and paralysis for its institutions...
June 3, 2009Press Item
Over the last five months, Congressional Democrats worked with President Obama to improve the lives of Americans and help our nation through this economic crisis.
February 24, 2009Press Item
Tonight, Democratic Leaders responded to President Obama's address to a Joint Session of Congress.
February 24, 2009Press Item
Tonight, President Obama inspired our nation to confront our economic crisis and turn adversity into opportunity.
February 3, 2009Press Item
Today, in the midst of the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, and as Congress considers the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, it is telling to look back and examine the pattern of Republican failures on economic policy.
January 16, 2009Press Item
President Bush has been the most fiscally irresponsible President in our nation’s history.
January 14, 2009Press Item
President Bush pursued reckless fiscal policies for years, setting the stage for massive deficits and economic decline.
October 17, 2008Press Item
Republicans’ eight years in the White House, and six years at all the levers of power, have resulted in a faltering economy, a failing energy policy, record deficits and debt, numerous cases of corruption, and an America overstretched and weakened in the world.
September 24, 2007Press Item
A flash-based graphical timeline that details the Republican party's failures while controling Washington.
September 24, 2008Press Item
We are making progress and injecting presidential politics in this critical issue would not be helpful to quickly producing the best proposal for the American people.
September 23, 2008Press Item
I’m here today to talk about the record of the last eight years and what we can learn from it. But on a more basic level, I’m here to stand up for the principle that facts are common property.
September 18, 2008Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) today joined with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and a group of citizens to discuss how Republican obstructionism and failed policies have weakened our economy, contributed to the turmoil on Wall Street, and neglected the real needs of the American people.
September 15, 2008Press Item
The Majority Leader’s office has created a video highlighting powerful clips from last week’s floor statements on Republican failures.
September 11, 2008Press Item
The story goes that the late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-N.Y.) was in a heated argument with one of his colleagues. After 10 minutes or so, the other Senator threw up his hands and said, “You may disagree with me, but I’m entitled to my own opinions.”
September 8, 2008Press Item
The dominant political fact of the last eight years has been Republican failure—serial governing malpractice. This month, we will be holding them to account.
July 3, 2008Press Item
Electronic Message Preservation Act, Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail Designation Act and Suspensions
May 7, 2008Press Item
As the second term of his failed presidency winds to an end, President Bush has little left on the agenda but finger-pointing.
March 10, 2008Press Item
Ethics, Intelligence, Suspensions.
February 13, 2008Press Item
FISA, Contempt and Suspensions.
February 14, 2008Press Item
Mr. Speaker, in 1885, a young scholar wrote an influential book about the United States Congress entitled ‘Congressional Government.’
February 4, 2008Press Item
press release and report from the Majority Leader's Office...