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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...
December 6, 2006Press Item
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...
November 8, 2006Press Item
“It is clear that our strategy in Iraq is not working and that we must chart a new direction in our policy there. Yesterday, the American people sent an unmistakable message through the elections that they want a course correction in Iraq, and today the President indicated that this message has been received...
October 31, 2006Press Item
The Republican Party does not have a record to run on, so it can only attempt to distract, distort and deceive. The American people are not going to fall for those tactics...
October 31, 2006Press Item
The Republican Party does not have a record to run on, so it can only attempt to distract, distort and deceive. The American people are not going to fall for those tactics..
November 3, 2006Press Item
President Bush and Republicans would like nothing more than to have Americans look at today's jobs report in a vacuum. But the American people are much too smart for that. No amount of spin or Administration happy-talk can erase the fact that this Administration has the worst record of job creation since the Great Depression, with the loss of nearly 3 million manufacturing jobs...
October 24, 2006Press Item
Last year, the American people made it very clear that they do not support privatizing Social Security, but President Bush and Republicans are not listening...
October 24, 2006Press Item
For more than a year, Democrats have urged the Bush Administration to establish concrete benchmarks for success in Iraq and insisted that 2006 be a year of transition, where Iraqis assume responsibility for establishing security and stability in their nation...
November 1, 2006Press Item
The U.S. Central Command’s recent assessment that Iraq is edging toward chaos – with ‘urban areas experiencing ethnic cleansing campaigns’ and ‘violence at [an] all-time high’ – is a devastating indictment of this Administration’s incompetent performance and the Rubber-Stamp Republican Congress, which has refused to ask tough questions and demand answers...
November 1, 2006Press Item
John Boehner’s comments defending Donald Rumsfeld and, by implication, laying the blame for our failures in Iraq on the military just shows how out of touch he is with the American people and the situation on the ground in Iraq...
October 20, 2006Press Item
Staying the course’ is not a strategy, nor is sitting on the sidelines hoping that the Iraqis will eventually forge a political solution...
October 24, 2006Press Item
For more than a year, Democrats have urged the Bush Administration to establish concrete benchmarks for success in Iraq and insisted that 2006 be a year of transition, where Iraqis assume responsibility for establishing security and stability in their nation...
October 11, 2006Press Item
Today, President Bush demonstrated that he is not only in a state of denial on the war in Iraq. He also is deeply in denial over our nation's historic fiscal downturn...
October 20, 2006Press Item
We write out of a deep sense of concern that the situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate and that there is no effective plan for improvement...