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April 23, 2014Press Item
I join in condemning the horrifying ethnic violence that has been reported to have taken place against civilians in South Sudan. 
April 23, 2014Press Item
The launch of the new Veterans Employment Center today continues this Administration’s strong commitment to easing the transition for our veterans returning home to their families and to the civilian job market.
April 22, 2014Press Item
As we mark this Earth Day, we ought to remember that the ‘pale blue dot’ in that photograph is our only home – a home we share not only with each other but with generations to come and that we hold in trust for them. 
April 17, 2014Press Item
I am appalled by news reports that militants aligned with President Putin in Eastern Ukraine have been disseminating materials demanding that Jews register themselves and their property with pro-Russian militias.
April 17, 2014Press Item
Today’s announcement that 8 million Americans have signed up for private health insurance plans through the federal and state health insurance marketplaces makes it very clear: 
April 11, 2014Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Congressmen Emanuel Cleaver (MO-5), Gregory Meeks (NY-5), Danny Davis (IL-7), Peter Welch (VT), Steve Cohen (TN-9) and Bobby Rush (IL-1) to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.
April 10, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement tonight on the departure of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the next Secretary...
April 9, 2014Press Item
House Democrats’ Make It In America plan is focused on creating jobs, strengthening our manufacturing sector, and growing our economy.  Several pieces of upcoming legislation, including the reauthorization of the Export- Import Bank, offer an opportunity for Congress to work together towards bipartisan proposals that benefit American businesses and families.
April 9, 2014Press Item
“I thank the Ranking Member for yielding. This Republican budget, as I've said before, is an exercise in how not to achieve fiscal sustainability. 
April 9, 2014Press Item
“Madame Chair, I want to first congratulate Nydia Valazquez of New York on the extraordinary leadership she has shown on behalf of entrepreneurs and small businesses and medium-sized businesses and yes, even large businesses in our country.
April 9, 2014Press Item
"I am deeply disappointed that Senate Republicans voted today to prevent equal pay legislation from reaching the Floor
April 9, 2014Press Item
“I’m pleased the Committee on Natural Resources passed this bipartisan legislation by unanimous consent today, bringing us one step closer to allowing construction of the National Law Enforcement Officers Museum to proceed. 
April 9, 2014Press Item
“Thank you very much for being here. I am pleased to be joined by my colleagues, the Ranking Member of the Science and Technology Committee, the Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, the Ranking Member of the Budget Committee, and Mr. Heck, who is a representative of the freshman class, but who himself was a very high ranking leader in the legislature in Washington state, a very successful business man, who knows a lot about what we’re talking about, and we’re pleased to have him here as well.
April 8, 2014Press Item
“Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Never again. We intone those words: never again. We intone those words because we have seen horror and felt guilt that it happened on our watch. And so we say never again.
April 8, 2014Press Item
“I thank the Ranking Member for yielding. I would first observe, Mr. Speaker, that the American people ought to lament another opportunity missed. An opportunity to come together and adopt a big, balanced plan for investment and balance in our fiscal system in America.
April 8, 2014Press Item
“Thank you, Ranking Member Waters, for inviting me to address the panel this afternoon, and I want to thank Ranking Member Lacy Clay of the Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee as well.