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December 8, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Human Rights Day, which will be observed on Sunday, December 10:
December 6, 2006Press Item
"Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle deeply appreciate the hard work and commitment of this distinguished, bipartisan Iraq Study Group. 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 10, 2006Press Item
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 16, 2006Press Item
Hoyer Elected House Majority Leader
November 25, 2006Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer (MD-5), House Majority Leader-elect, delivered the Democratic Radio Address this morning at 11:06 a.m. In his address, Majority Leader-elect Hoyer discussed Democrats’ New Direction for America that will restore civility, integrity, and bipartisanship while addressing the priorities of the American people.
November 30, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of World AIDS Day, which will be commemorated tomorrow, December 1:
November 30, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This Saturday, December 2, marks the longest time period since the federal minimum wage was established in 1938 that Congress has not raised it. On December 2, the minimum wage will have been stuck at $5.15 per hour for more than nine years and three months.
December 6, 2006Press Item
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 13, 2006Press Item
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, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Veterans Day, which is observed on November 11:
November 8, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - A group of senior House Democrats sent a letter to their colleagues today in support of Whip Steny Hoyer for Majority Leader. The text of the letter is attached:
November 10, 2006Press Item
Biography of House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer
November 14, 2006Press Item
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, 2006Press Item
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 8, 2006Press Item
"I am hopeful that a wide range of issues affecting active and retired civilian federal employees will find a more friendly environment in a Democratic House next year, among them ensuring competitive annual pay adjustments for civilian employees, defraying the rising cost of health insurance, and ensuring federal retirees have a fair retirement...
November 9, 2006Press Item
"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, 2006Press Item
DEMOCRATS REGAIN HOUSE MAJORITY!!!
November 8, 2006Press Item
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, 2006Press Item
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 8, 2006Press Item
“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 5, 2006Press Item
Today, justice was served when the deposed Iraqi tyrant Saddam Hussein was convicted of crimes against humanity for the murder of 148 villagers in al-Dujail in 1982. That number is but a small percentage of those that Saddam is believed to have ordered slaughtered...
November 7, 2006Press Item
"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, 2006Press Item
"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...
October 31, 2006Press Item
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 31, 2006Press Item
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..