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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...
December 20, 2007Press Item
Virtually everyone who closely and objectively observes Congress agrees that Democrats have had a very productive year, instigated substantial progress on key priorities, and begun to move our nation in a new direction.
December 4, 2007Press Item
The President, once again, reiterated his demand for a blank check for the war in Iraq – a blank check that the American people and Democrats in Congress oppose.
October 30, 2007Press Item
Today, rather than working with Democrats and Republicans in Congress who are determined to extend health insurance to 10 million low-income, working-class American children, the top two Republican leaders in the House of Representatives chose to stand with the one person who constitutes the biggest obstacle to providing that health coverage – President Bush.
May 2, 2007Press Item
Statements from Democratic leaders following President Bush's veto of the Iraq Accountability Act.
March 22, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the DC Vote bill that was debated on the Floor today. House Republicans used a parliamentary maneuver to delay the bill that would give DC citizens representation in the House.
March 21, 2007Press Item
I hope the Democrats, under Speaker Nancy Pelosi, keep pushing to set a deadline for withdrawal from Iraq, because they are providing two patriotic services that the Republicans failed to offer in the previous four years.
March 13, 2007Press Item
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), along with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Whip James Clyburn, Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel, and Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, held a press conference this morning to discuss their continued efforts to make government more accountable and transparent.
March 15, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of the five government accountability and transparency bills considered by the House this week.
March 9, 2007Press Item
Weekly summary.
March 6, 2007Press Item
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Democrats' commitment to restoring broad, vigorous, and effective oversight in the 110th Congress.