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April 4, 2014Press Item
The extreme Republican budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015 is little more than a partisan messaging document; it makes harsh and dangerous cuts to many of our nation’s critical programs that would harm our economy and middle-class families.
April 3, 2014Press Item
Today’s executive order sends a clear message that the United States will not sit idly by as violence and human rights abuses continue in South Sudan.
April 3, 2014Press Item
The House Republican budget unveiled this week continues not only the same harmful policies and budget gimmicks that the American people have rejected time and again, but even recycles the top-line messaging. 
March 24, 2014Press Item
Rep. Steny Hoyer (Md.), the second-ranking Democrat in the House, said Republicans should propose a replacement if they don't want to see defense spending cut as a result of across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration.
March 24, 2014Press Item
Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp told panel members on Monday that he will hold hearings on the hodgepodge of tax provisions known as extenders, tax breaks worth tens of billions of dollars annually.
March 24, 2014Press Item
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) called on Congress to lay the groundwork for a budget grand bargain.
March 24, 2014Press Item
Republicans critical of President Obama for excluding a previously proposed Social Security cut from his latest budget bill have only themselves to blame, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) charged Monday.
March 24, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer called on Congress Monday to lay the groundwork for a sweeping budget deal or risk seeing America’s role as a global leader diminish.
March 24, 2014Press Item
Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer really wants a grand bargain, and he says now, “when we don’t have a crisis breathing down our necks,” is the time to do it.
March 24, 2014Press Item
House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer said Monday that lawmakers should set aside any calls for a new “big deal” on budget issues and set their sights on near-term, achievable goals to set a foundation for broader action in the future on fiscal issues.
April 2, 2014Press Item
The previous speaker said that people were going to be forced to reduce hours.
April 2, 2014Press Item
“I am very disappointed in the Supreme Court’s ruling this morning in McCutcheon v. FEC. 
April 2, 2014Press Item
"Mr. Speaker, the baseball season begins this week, so I'll quote the great Yogi Berra, who said: 'It's déjà vu all over again.' 
April 1, 2014Press Item
“With the passage of these bills, the United States Congress is sending a strong and clear message to the people of Ukraine that Americans stand with them as they work to build a stable economy and lasting democratic institutions. 
April 1, 2014Press Item
“Today’s news that over 7 million Americans have signed up for private health insurance plans during the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment season confirm that the law is working
April 1, 2014Press Item
“Today’s report by the Institute for Supply Management shows that our manufacturing sector is experiencing steady growth. 
March 24, 2014Press Item
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer called on Congress Monday to lay the “groundwork” for a budget “grand bargain,” warning that a failure to do so risks upending the United State’s status as the world’s premier economic power.