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March 23, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke today on the House Floor on the Iraq Supplemental Appropriations Bill (U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act).
March 21, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with Hispanic Congressional leaders in support of the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health and Iraq Accountability Act.
March 19, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today to mark the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq.
March 15, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House Appropriations Committee approved the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, which will be considered on the House Floor next week.
March 8, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as Democrats prepared to introduce the “U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act,” which is expected to be marked up in the Appropriations Committee next week.
February 28, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of the National Security First Act, which will implement changes to the CFIUS review process that will strengthen national security.
February 16, 2007
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took a vital first step in affecting the Bush Administration's failing Iraq policy and forging a new direction in our war effort there.
February 14, 2007
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke on the House Floor today in favor of the Iraq resolution that expresses support for our troops and opposition to the President’s proposal to escalate troops in Iraq.
February 12, 2007
House Democratic Leaders released the following statements today regarding a concurrent resolution that will be debated on the Floor this week. The resolution expresses support for American troops and disapproval of the President's plan to increase the number of troops in Iraq.
February 2, 2007
Today, the Administration released its long overdue National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq...
January 30, 2007
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) today met with Karnit Goldwasser, the wife of captive Israeli soldier Udi Goldwasser, and Alon Ushpiz, Israeli Minister for Congressional Affairs...
January 23, 2007
...the true measure of the President's commitment to bipartisanship is not the rhetoric he used tonight, but the results that we will achieve together in the months ahead on energy, immigration and health care...
January 11, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today, the fifth anniversary of the first delivery of detainees to the U.S. detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba:
January 3, 2007
Democrats ran on this agenda and were elected on this agenda. We promised the American people swift passage of these bills and we fully intend to make good on that promise...
December 6, 2006
None of us should be mistaken about the panel's overriding message to the President and the American people today: It is absolutely imperative that our nation undertake a major course correction in Iraq without delay...
November 8, 2006
“It is clear that our strategy in Iraq is not working and that we must chart a new direction in our policy there. Yesterday, the American people sent an unmistakable message through the elections that they want a course correction in Iraq, and today the President indicated that this message has been received...
November 7, 2006
"Today, millions of citizens all across America cast their ballots, voting to take our nation in a new direction and giving Democrats the House Majority in the 110th Congress...
November 1, 2006
John Boehner’s comments defending Donald Rumsfeld and, by implication, laying the blame for our failures in Iraq on the military just shows how out of touch he is with the American people and the situation on the ground in Iraq...
October 31, 2006
The Republican Party does not have a record to run on, so it can only attempt to distract, distort and deceive. The American people are not going to fall for those tactics...
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 20, 2006
Efforts by OPEC to cut production and manipulate global oil prices are a reminder that the United States must aggressively pursue efforts to increase energy independence through alternative fuels and energy efficiency...
July 26, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after he and other Congressional leaders met privately this morning with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who addressed a Joint Session of Congress today:
July 25, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:
July 17, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:
July 12, 2006
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today condemning Hezbollah for seizing two Israeli soldiers: