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September 30, 2016Press Item
I’m pleased that Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives reached an agreement this week and passed legislation to avoid a government shutdown. 
September 29, 2016Press Item
The alleged use of chemical weapons by Sudanese government forces against civilians in Darfur, as reported by Amnesty International, is a heinous and reprehensible violation of international law and human rights.  
September 29, 2016Press Item
Tomorrow, I will join friends, colleagues, and leaders from the United States and around the world to bid farewell to a visionary who fought as hard for a future of peace as he did to defend his nation from war and terror.
September 29, 2016Press Item
Republicans in the House of Representatives have rapidly escalated their investigations of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to unprecedented levels by issuing more than 70 subpoenas and letters just since July 5, when FBI Director James Comey announced publicly that his team of career investigators unanimously concluded that no criminal charges were warranted in the FBI email investigation.
September 28, 2016Press Item
Tonight’s actions by the House will prevent a government shutdown, and I am pleased that Democrats and Republicans were able to reach an agreement to keep the government open before Friday’s deadline.  
September 28, 2016Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of former President Shimon Peres’s passing.  Among the last of modern Israel's founding generation, he served his nation faithfully and with courage in times of war and peace, heartbreak and joy.
September 27, 2016Press Item
On National Voter Registration Day, it is important to remember that the right to register and vote was not always guaranteed or respected in our country.  
September 27, 2016Press Item
As Congress prepares to adjourn at the end of the week, it’s clear that the Republican-led 114th Congress has become yet another closed, unproductive, do-nothing Congress.
September 23, 2016Press Item
Governor Rick Scott’s op-ed in USA Today this morning is deeply misleading.  
September 23, 2016Press Item
With just seven days until the end of the fiscal year, it is imperative that Congress pass a bill to prevent a government shutdown. 
September 22, 2016Press Item
In July, Whip Hoyer spoke at the Georgetown University Law Center to unveil the "Renewing Faith in Government" agenda.
September 22, 2016Press Item
I’m very pleased that the House has passed the Modernizing Government Technology Act, which is an essential component of the reforms I outlined in July to renew Americans’ faith in their government, which is sadly at historic lows. 
September 22, 2016Press Item
The Resume Bank has been incredibly successful since it was first launched four years ago, and we hope it will continue to improve House Democrats’ hiring process and further strengthen our staff diversity.
September 22, 2016Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jacqueline Ellis yesterday. 
September 21, 2016Press Item
In 2007, the pharmaceutical company Mylan acquired the patent for the EpiPen. Since then, they have dramatically increased the price of this emergency epinephrine injector.