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September 21, 2007Press Item
Democrats continue to make a real difference in the lives of average Americans.
September 18, 2007Press Item
I am disappointed, but not discouraged by today’s vote in the Senate.
August 7, 2007Press Item
After seven months in office, House Democrats are addressing the priorities of the American people. We have passed significant legislation with bipartisan support, and we are making real progress on important issues in order to defend our country, restore the American dream, and achieve energy independence.
June 29, 2007Press Item
After just six months in office, House Democrats are keeping our promises and moving our nation in a new direction.
June 27, 2007Press Item
The 110th Congress is making progress on the American people’s priorities, despite intense opposition from President Bush and Rubberstamp Republicans on many issues.
June 15, 2007Press Item
This week, the House has continued to make progress on issues important to the American people.
June 22, 2007Press Item
This week, the House finished work on three appropriations bills that invest in America's priorities after years of Republicans actually decreasing investments in those priorities.
April 27, 2007Press Item
Congress listened to the will of the American people this week and passed a supplemental spending bill that creates a new direction in Iraq.
April 20, 2007Press Item
Weekly summary.
April 18, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer issued the following statement today in response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision upholding a nationwide ban on “partial birth” abortion.
April 23, 2007Press Item
Webpage on crisis in Sudan.
April 17, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking the 145th anniversary of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the day on which slaves in the District were freed.
April 19, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 1905, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act, which will at long last give residents of the District of Columbia a voting representative in the House.
April 11, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today marking the 39th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act being signed into law.
April 12, 2007Press Item
Information on Leader Hoyer's CODEL trip to Sudan.
April 12, 2007Press Item
Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) said he wanted to make a powerful statement by leading his first overseas congressional trip as House majority leader. So he went to Darfur, the region of Africa's Sudan that has been ravaged by genocide and torn by a civil war.
April 6, 2007Press Item
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) is currently leading a bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Sudan, Egypt, Greece and Germany.
March 6, 2007Press Item
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on H.R.547, which recognizes International Women's Day, which will be observed on March 8.
February 2, 2007Press Item
Summary of the week's releases.
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 5, 2007Press Item
the opening of the 110th Congress with the Democrats in the Majority...
January 3, 2007Press Item
Democrats ran on this agenda and were elected on this agenda. We promised the American people swift passage of these bills and we fully intend to make good on that promise...