September 11, 2008Press Item
The story goes that the late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-N.Y.) was in a heated argument with one of his colleagues. After 10 minutes or so, the other Senator threw up his hands and said, “You may disagree with me, but I’m entitled to my own opinions.”
September 11, 2008Press Item
The House will adjourn for the week on Thursday, September 11 so the Texas congressional delegation, whose districts are threatened by Hurricane Ike, may return home.
September 9, 2008The Daily Whip
Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008 and Suspensions.
September 10, 2008Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement commemorating the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
September 10, 2008Press Item
The comprehensive energy bill being developed is a strong bill that will increase responsible drilling and invest in renewable energy, and it deserves bipartisan support.
September 9, 2008Press Item
The report released today by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reveals that after eight years in the White House, and six years at all the levers of power, Republicans’ failed policies have resulted in record deficits and a weakened economy.
September 9, 2008Press Item
Democrats respond to today's release of Congressional Budget Office’s outlook on the budget and economy.
September 5, 2008Press Item
The Department of Labor released its August employment report today, which showed a loss of 84,000 jobs in the American economy – the eighth consecutive month of job losses.
September 5, 2008Press Item
Education, Environment and Suspensions.
September 7, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.Res. ___ - Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable Stephanie Tubbs Jones
September 8, 2008Press Item
The dominant political fact of the last eight years has been Republican failure—serial governing malpractice. This month, we will be holding them to account.
September 2, 2008Press Item
Democrats marked the 45th anniversary of the march on Washington on August 28, 1963.
September 5, 2008Press Item
But today’s jobs report shows just how disconnected from reality the Republican Party really is. Last month, the American economy lost 84,000 more jobs.
August 26, 2008Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on today's Census Bureau annual report on health care, poverty, and income:
August 28, 2008Press Item
“Forty five years ago today, some 300,000 men, women, and children poured into Washington, DC, to claim their equal rights as citizens...
September 2, 2008Press Item
I'd submit that this Congress, led by a new Democratic majority, belongs in the second category, the category of real and lasting accomplishment. Far from being the victim of deadlock, we are breaking decades-old logjams with regularity.
August 22, 2008Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released a statement today in response to a release put out by Minority Leader John Boehner that criticized a Hoyer proposal to promote conservation by encouraging federal agencies to implement existing policies to compress the 40-hour work week into four days:
August 7, 2008Press Item
Republicans falsely claim that drilling in protected areas will provide immediate relief to America’s consumers...
August 11, 2008Press Item
I was disappointed to hear of Minority Leader Boehner’s inappropriate comments regarding Speaker Pelosi.
August 12, 2008Press Item
The bipartisan leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives stands united in condemning – in the strongest possible terms – the recent Russian invasion of the sovereign state of Georgia.