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February 1, 2017
As we celebrate Black History Month, we pay tribute to those who fought for freedom and equality, broke down barriers, and contributed to the richness of our nation’s culture.  
January 31, 2017
In Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump has found a jurist with a troubling history outside the mainstream. 
January 30, 2017
Tonight's firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates represents an alarming step for an administration already raising serious questions about its competence to govern. 
January 27, 2017
Today, people across the world observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day, remembering the 11 million innocent civilians who perished at the hands of the Nazis.  
January 23, 2017
Well, I think this was largely, Erin, an opportunity for him to get to know members of the leadership that he did not already know, and it was an opportunity to just have a, frankly, a conversation, although serious issues were brought up, but discussion in depth did not occur. 
January 20, 2017
President Trump had an opportunity today to unite this country in his inaugural remarks. 
December 9, 2016
I am glad that President Obama is ordering a full review of Russian hacking and interference in our election, following the letter that I and other senior House Democrats sent earlier this week. 
December 8, 2016
Today, we lost a great American with the passing of former Sen. John Glenn.  
December 7, 2016
’December 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy.’  When President Roosevelt spoke those stirring words, he knew that generations hence would remember the attack on Pearl Harbor not only for the heroism and loss of life on that terrible day but also for the courage and perseverance that would characterize our nation in the days, months, and years ahead.
November 21, 2016
One of the basic principles that safeguards our democracy is the separation of the personal business interests of our leaders from the government business with which they are entrusted while in office.  
November 19, 2016
I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Rep. Danny Davis' grandson, Jovan Wilson. 
November 18, 2016
President-Elect Trump’s nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General of the United States will demand the same rigorous scrutiny that was brought to bear by the Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee in 1986, when it rejected his nomination for a federal district judgeship.  
November 18, 2016
With each appointment made by the President-Elect, my grave concern about his presidency increases.  
November 16, 2016
Last week’s election demonstrated the extent to which Americans are deeply frustrated by and distrustful of our government institutions, and the anxiety they feel over a changing economy that they believe has left them behind. 
November 14, 2016
I was deeply saddened to learn of Gwen Ifill’s passing today.  
November 14, 2016
Donald Trump's appointment of Steve Bannon to a senior position at the White House is deeply disturbing. 
October 2, 2016
I join in wishing a sweet and joyous new year to all those gathering tonight with family and friends across America, in Israel, and around the world to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.  
September 29, 2016
Tomorrow, I will join friends, colleagues, and leaders from the United States and around the world to bid farewell to a visionary who fought as hard for a future of peace as he did to defend his nation from war and terror.
September 15, 2016
Hi – I’m Steny Hoyer, the Democratic Whip in the House of Representatives. I’m proud to join you in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. 
September 9, 2016
It is difficult to believe that fifteen years have passed since our nation was attacked on September 11, 2001, whose somber anniversary we will mark this Sunday.  
September 2, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Labor Day, which is Monday, September 5.
August 26, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on Women’s Equality Day, which marks the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment.
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.