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July 15, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Democratic Caucus Chairman Robert Menendez, and Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman James E. Clyburn sent a letter to Speaker Dennis Hastert today calling on him to direct House committees to immediately schedule hearings into the White House's involvement in leaking the identity of CIA covert agent Valerie Plame.
July 1, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Republican leadership backpedaled on trying to unilaterally change the House Ethics rules, and instead agreed to follow House rules and hire a non-partisan professional staff for Ethics Committee:
June 24, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor calling for President Bush to repudiate the remarks made by his chief political advisor Karl Rove:
June 23, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding White House political strategist Karl Rove’s shameful comments last night:
June 23, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Remarks on Karl Rove's Shameful Remarks
June 16, 2005Press Item
Top Ten Republican Abuses of Power
June 9, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans voted down a Democratic Resolution ordering the Ethics Committee to hire non-partisan staff and move forward on pending business:
June 7, 2005Press Item
Out of Touch and Out of Step
May 26, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Remarks On Republican Overreaching and Abuse of Power.
May 26, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today at a press conference with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James Clyburn (SC), Assistant to the Democratic Leader John Spratt (SC) and Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Rahm Emanuel (IL), to highlight five months of overreaching and abuses of power by Washington Republicans.
April 27, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Republican retreat on the partisan ethics rules they pushed through the House earlier this year:
April 27, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Statement on Republican Retreat on Partisan Ethics Rules
April 21, 2005Press Item
Hoyer: Republican Proposal on Ethics Process Is Nothing But a Charade
April 20, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon regarding the proposal on ethics rules by the new Chairman of the Ethics Committee, Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA):
April 14, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after House Republicans defeated a Democratic effort to create a bipartisan task force to make recommendations to restore public confidence in the House ethics process:
April 13, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (NV), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), and Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI), highlighting Republican abuses of power in Congress.
April 13, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the floor of the House of Representatives regarding the Republican Estate Tax Bill and the Democratic Alternative:
April 14, 2005Press Item
The one thing that millions of Americans will not be saying tomorrow is, "Thank goodness, it's Friday."
March 20, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) delivered the following statement today on the Floor of the House of Representatives:
April 5, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s visit to the Bureau of the Public Debt in Parkersburg, West Virginia, where the President spoke about Social Security:
January 4, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to Republicans’ weakening of the House’s ethical standards. The following is Representative Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery:
April 8, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to news reports regarding comments made by Majority Leader Tom DeLay and other leading Republicans:
February 7, 2005Press Item
A top House Democrat Monday called President Bush's $2.75 trillion budget plan "fiscally irresponsible fraud" that will be rejected by members of the president's own party.
February 9, 2005Press Item
A top House Democrat is urging the ethics committee to investigate whether Rep. Joel Hefley (R-Colo.) was forced out as the panel’s chairman in retaliation for the committee’s decision to admonish Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) on two different occasions during the 108th Congress. Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters Tuesday that the ethics committee should look into whether Hefley was threatened, if it has not done so already, and whether Hefley’s removal from the chairmanship of the panel last week was a response to the committee’s rulings during its investigation of allegations made by former Rep. Nick Smith (R-Mich.), as well as an ethics complaint filed against DeLay by former Rep. Chris Bell (D-Texas).
March 16, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered the following statement on the House Floor this morning, urging Members on both sides of the aisle to support a Resolution introduced by Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV) to restore bipartisan ethics rules: