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February 1, 2008
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today to commemorate Black History Month, which is observed during February:
November 21, 2007
On this Thanksgiving Day, Americans from coast to coast will give their thanks for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon us as citizens of this great nation -- including our hard-won rights and liberties, and the opportunities and equality that we enjoy.
March 28, 2007
Almost five months ago, the American people emphatically voted for change and a new direction in our nation. They want a Congress that works hard for them; that addresses the critical issues facing our great nation; and that - yes - works together, whenever possible...
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 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...
November 14, 2006
There simply is no question: Nancy and Steny have been a terrific team, unifying our Caucus over the last four years and working tirelessly to help us regain the House Majority. We believe that Nancy and Steny not only deserve great credit for bringing us to this point, but also will be the best team to lead our Caucus as we move forward in the Majority...
November 14, 2006
As moderate Members of the Democratic Caucus, we are writing to express our strong support for Steny Hoyer for the position of Majority Leader. Steny, who has served in the House since 1981, has set himself apart by truly appreciating and understanding the diversity within our Caucus. Throughout his tenure, he has served House Democrats in various roles and has always worked tirelessly to ensure that various interests within our party are represented...
November 13, 2006
Next Thursday, when our Democratic Caucus meets to organize as the new House Majority in the 110th Congress, we ask that you vote for Steny Hoyer of Maryland as our new Majority Leader...
November 10, 2006
Given Steny’s broad range of assistance to these Members-Elect, it is not surprising that they have chosen to support him. We believe Nancy and Steny have done a terrific job unifying our Caucus and helping us regain the Majority. At our organizational meeting next Thursday, November 16, we hope you will support Steny as our new Majority Leader...
November 9, 2006
"Steny's efforts on our behalf did not end on the campaign trail. After we were elected, Steny worked hard to make sure that our transition as new House Members was a smooth one. And, he always sought out our views and was willing to offer advice, when needed. We know that he will do the same for you...
November 8, 2006
After toiling for 12 years in the Minority, last night we recaptured the House Majority and now are poised to make history by electing our Leader, Nancy Pelosi, as the first woman Speaker, to pursue an aggressive Democratic agenda that addresses the needs of our nation and the American people, and to ensure that the Executive Branch is no longer given free rein by Congress to do whatever it wants but is held accountable by a co-equal branch of government...
November 8, 2006
As Senior Members of Congress who represent the broad range of views within our Democratic Caucus, we know just how difficult it has been to regain the House Majority. Our new Majority has been years in the making. Our leadership team has worked tirelessly to bring us to this point. And, they deserve great credit for leading us to victory...
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 7, 2006
"Voters gave Democrats a vote of confidence today to take our nation in a new direction, and to address the challenges that confront the American people. The new House Democratic Majority, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is determined to meet this responsibility and to lead and govern effectively...
September 14, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the news that former Texas Governor Ann Richards died at her home in Austin, Texas, yesterday:
June 23, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after Norman Mineta, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, announced that he would resign his post effective July 7:
June 6, 2006
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer appeared on Joyce Bender's radio show "Disability Matters" on Tuesday, June 6th...
May 5, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today in celebration of Cinco de Mayo and in recognition of the notable contributions of Mexican Americans to our country:
November 8, 2005
“Tonight’s big election victories only confirm what virtually every major poll over the last six months has shown: The Republican Party is in deep trouble with American voters...
October 4, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah:
September 13, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Representative Jim Kolbe (R-AZ) today introduced the bipartisan Hoyer-Kolbe “Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act.”
September 7, 2005
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) will receive an award today at the Recording Academy’s® 5th annual GRAMMYs® on the Hill event for his longtime work defending and advocating artists’ rights. The GRAMMYs on the Hill event will occur as part of the first-ever Recording Arts Day on Capitol Hill.
June 27, 2005
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Representative Mary Bono (R-CA) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s 9-0 decision in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd.:
April 6, 2005
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Pope John Paul II. Rep. Hoyer will join the Congressional Delegation traveling to Rome tonight to attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II on Friday.