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August 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley.
August 4, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Steve LaTourette. 
July 17, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the shootings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 
July 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the shootings in Dallas, Texas. 
July 7, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
July 6, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the first day Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. 
May 30, 2016
Each year on Memorial Day we honor the sacrifices of those who died in defense of our nation and its values.   
May 5, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Cinco de Mayo.
May 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the upcoming departure of long-time Democratic Staff Director for the House Rules Committee, Miles Lackey.
May 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
May 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement marking Jewish American Heritage Month. 
April 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on President Obama’s nomination of Kate Marshall to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.  
April 20, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced the addition of American women to U.S. currency.
March 16, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the New Democrat Coalition released a report on their “American Prosperity Agenda”.
March 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Robert McGlotten.
March 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the passing of former Congressman Martin Olav Sabo.
March 6, 2016
"Nancy Reagan was truly an inspirational figure. She was devoted to President Reagan, to their family, and to our country, and through her advocacy on behalf of those suffering from Alzheimer's she made millions of American families her own. ...
February 24, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today after President Obama announced his nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden to be our nation’s fourteenth Librarian of Congress.
January 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after news of the departure of Katie Beirne Fallon from the White House and the promotion of Amy Rosenbaum to replace her in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs. 
January 21, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” this morning to discuss the 2016 Presidential election.
January 8, 2016
“Five years ago, a deranged gunman took six lives and wounded twelve others at a constituent outreach event in Tucson, Arizona.  
January 5, 2016
“Today, recognizing that the federal government cannot do nothing while thousands of Americans – including many children – are killed by gun violence each year, President Obama used his legal authority to take bold executive actions that will help keep dangerous firearms out of the hands of those who shouldn’t have them while supporting research into mental health and safer gun technologies.  
November 20, 2015
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) issued the following report, outlining the discussions held at the Second Congressional Hackathon...
August 28, 2015
Ten years ago, the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast endured one of the most powerful and destructive hurricanes in our history, taking more than 1,800 lives and destroying entire neighborhoods.