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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.
March 7, 2007Press Item
The Iraq War is the topic of the day, the week, the month, the year. But before I get to it, I need to repeat a mantra that I will continue to chant: It’s the oversight, stupid.
February 16, 2007Press Item
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took a vital first step in affecting the Bush Administration's failing Iraq policy and forging a new direction in our war effort there.
February 7, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco met this morning to discuss ongoing recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina.
February 5, 2007Press Item
I believe it is absolutely imperative that Democrats and Republicans work together to get America's fiscal house in order...
January 26, 2007Press Item
Summary of releases from the week.
January 29, 2007Press Item
Information on President Bush's proposed FY08 budget.
January 26, 2007Press Item
CNN.com article on Hoyer's Iraq speech
January 23, 2007Press Item
videos and releases...
January 23, 2007Press Item
...the true measure of the President's commitment to bipartisanship is not the rhetoric he used tonight, but the results that we will achieve together in the months ahead on energy, immigration and health care...
January 2, 2007Press Item
...the CEOs of the nation's top companies will earn in two hours and two minutes what minimum wage workers will earn over the course of an entire year...
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...