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February 5, 2014Press Item
“The challenges facing our nation are great, but House Republicans’ legislative agenda this week does not rise to meet them. 
February 4, 2014Press Item
“Tonight, House Democrats had the privilege of sitting down with President Obama for a productive discussion of Democrats’ shared agenda for the year ahead. 
February 4, 2014Press Item
“The Budget and Economic Outlook report released this morning by the Congressional Budget Office makes it clear that, while our deficits have fallen significantly and our economy has grown since President Obama took office, Congress must work together to achieve deficit reduction while ensuring our economic gains are shared by the middle class.  
February 4, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today announced his participation in USA Network’s “Characters Unite” public service campaign to promote tolerance and acceptance, and combat social injustice. 
February 4, 2014Press Item
“I was pleased to join President Obama today at Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, Maryland, as he spoke about his Administration’s ConnectED public-private partnership to connect our nation’s classrooms to the internet and deploy the latest technologies to help our children acquire the skills that will set them on the path to future success
February 4, 2014Press Item
The debt limit was suspended until February 7th, at which point the Treasury Department will have to take extraordinary measures to ensure America can pay its bills. 
February 3, 2014Press Item
“For the eighth consecutive month our manufacturing sector continues to expand, in spite of the effects of the Republican-led government shutdown in October and the economic uncertainty caused by the looming deadline for our government to pay its bills and avoid default. 
January 31, 2014Press Item
“I join in celebrating Black History Month, which begins tomorrow.
January 31, 2014Press Item
On Tuesday, President Obama stood before Congress and the American people to deliver a message of optimism borne from the progress we have made over the past five years recovering our economy from the Great Recession. 
January 30, 2014Press Item
“I am encouraged that House Republicans have put forward a set of principles for immigration reform and have now expressed a readiness to discuss how to fix our broken immigration system.  
January 30, 2014Press Item
“I have known my good friend Henry Waxman for almost fifty years.  He is one of the House’s most talented and committed legislators.
January 30, 2014Press Item
“Today’s news that the fourth quarter of 2013 saw economic growth at 3.2% ought to be greeted by cautious optimism
January 29, 2014Press Item
“Five years after the Democratic Congress and President Obama enacted the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, we must continue to make women’s equality and access to opportunity a hallmark of the Democratic agenda – and I am proud of our work to make progress in this critical area.  
January 29, 2014Press Item
“This is not a perfect bill, and I am disappointed that it cuts food assistance that is critical for millions of Americans who are at risk of hunger.