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October 24, 2006
For more than a year, Democrats have urged the Bush Administration to establish concrete benchmarks for success in Iraq and insisted that 2006 be a year of transition, where Iraqis assume responsibility for establishing security and stability in their nation...
October 11, 2006
Today, President Bush demonstrated that he is not only in a state of denial on the war in Iraq. He also is deeply in denial over our nation's historic fiscal downturn...
October 4, 2006
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush's repeated political attacks on Democrats:
September 22, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC–House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) today released the following statement in response to a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Inspector General’s report stating that political leanings were taken into consideration when awarding discretionary contracts.
September 20, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Rep. Henry A. Waxman (CA), Ranking Democrat on the House Government Reform Committee, released the following letter today to Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld asking for an investigation into the Coalition Provision Authority's hiring practices:
September 19, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following the following statement today responding to the President's speech to the U.N.:
September 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning House Republicans’ so-called “earmark reform” bill:
September 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after President Bush stated today in a Rose Garden press conference that the Administration’s economic performance will play a large role in November’s elections:
September 12, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), released the following statement today:
September 5, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon in response to President Bush's speech on the war on terror:
September 1, 2006
Labor Day is a celebration of America's working men and women who have made this nation strong and prosperous...
August 29, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), who is on a trip through the Gulf Coast this week with a group of House Democrats, released the following statement today in observance of the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina:
August 3, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon in response to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that former Rep. Tom DeLay must stay on the ballot for the office he resigned under a cloud of scandal in June:
July 19, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in opposition to the Republicans' court-stripping bill, and in favor of defeating the Previous Question, which would have allowed a vote on increasing the minimum wage:
July 11, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning after the Office of Management and Budget released its annual mid-session budget review, and the Bush Administration celebrated a projected budget deficit of $296 billion in Fiscal Year 2006 (which ends September 30):
June 27, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after new reports further highlighted the extraordinary extent of the waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayers' money following Hurricane Katrina:
May 11, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Republican leadership pulled consideration of the Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Resolution from Floor consideration for the second time this year:
April 24, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after President Bush addressed a group in Irvine, California, on immigration reform:
April 6, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today following the revelation that President Bush may have been involved in the leaking of classified intelligence information:
February 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House Select Committee released its final report on the government’s response to Hurricane Katrina:
January 31, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as President Bush prepared to deliver his State of the Union Address before Congress and the American people:
January 31, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight responding to President Bush’s State of the Union Address:
January 18, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of the “Honest Leadership, Open Government Act,” an aggressive set of reform proposals released today by House and Senate Democrats in response to the widening Abramoff scandal and other Republican abuses of power.
January 10, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning reports that House Republicans plan to push new rules governing lobbyists’ access to lawmakers, in light of the evolving scandal involving Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff:
December 22, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the passage of the Republican budget bill in the Senate yesterday: