November 13, 2014Press Item
I don't think we ought to ignore Republicans at all. They're in the majority, both in the Senate and House in the next Congress, and they're a very important player. The President, as [Senator] Mitch McConnell indicates, is a very important player, and we democrats are going to participate. 
November 13, 2014Press Item
As you know, about 18 months ago the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration bill, supported by the Chamber of Commerce, by the AFL-CIO, by growers and farm workers, and faith groups. It had broad support. 
November 12, 2014Press Item
I am very pleased to join so many of my colleagues, and so many veterans.  We celebrated Veterans Day yesterday, and we said great things about veterans. Action is what these families want; families – to make sure they’re unified. This is a moral and an economic issue for our country.
November 12, 2014Press Item
In reaching this important agreement to combat climate change, the United States and China have committed to work together in an ambitious way to address the serious problem of carbon pollution.
November 11, 2014Press Item
On this Veterans Day, we join in paying tribute to the millions of men and women who have served our nation in uniform.
November 10, 2014Press Item
There are few legislators of our era as deserving of the Presidential Medal of Freedom as Rep. John Dingell.
November 8, 2014Press Item
In nominating Loretta Lynch to serve as our next Attorney General, President Obama has chosen a notable leader, public servant, and distinguished champion of justice and civil rights. 
November 7, 2014Press Item
I think what got done was an expression by both sides that the American people are pretty fed up with the dysfunction in the Congress of the United States and the inability of their Board of Directors to act effectively and work together.
November 7, 2014Press Item
I think both sides made it very clear that they don't want to simply be throwing bricks at one another for two years as has been the case.
November 7, 2014Press Item
Today’s meeting with the President was both positive and productive.  We discussed a range of important issues where Congress must come together and work in a bipartisan way to address the major challenges we face as a nation.
November 7, 2014Press Item
On Sunday, I will join in marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
November 7, 2014Press Item
One year ago today, the United States Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act by a strong bipartisan vote of 64-32. 
November 7, 2014Press Item
Today’s strong jobs report for October makes it clear that our economy is steadily adding jobs and that there is potential for further growth if Congress can take action in a bipartisan way.
November 6, 2014Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Rep. Lane Evans. 
November 5, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) sent the following letter to all Democratic Members today to announce his bid for Democratic Whip:
October 29, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the anniversary of the enactment of the Help America Vote Act, which was signed into law on October 29, 2002:
October 28, 2014Press Item
“Sunday's free and fair election in Ukraine reflects the will of the Ukrainian people to shape their own future. By electing candidates committed to closer ties with Europe and the United States, Ukrainians chose to stay the course towards further integration with the West...
October 27, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), the Blue Dog Coalition, the New Democrat Coalition, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) announced jointly today the re-launch of the Resume Bank at where members of the public can submit resumes that will be viewable by all new and existing House Democratic offices.
October 22, 2014Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of Ben Bradlee's passing.
October 10, 2014Press Item
On National Minimum Wage Day, I join with workers, businesses, and advocates across the country in renewing the call for Congress to take up and pass the Fair Minimum Wage Act.