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May 20, 2004Press Item
Top House Democrats, including House Minority Leader Pelosi and House Minority Whip Hoyer, today will highlight major bills Congress has failed to pass this session.
May 13, 2004Press Item
Republicans have adopted a scorched-earth strategy toward Democrats who challenge the wisdom of the way the war in Iraq is being conducted. Such critics, GOP officials say, are not merely misguided but are craven cut-and-runners who help the enemy and put politics ahead of U.S. troops' safety.
May 17, 2004Press Item
As part of House Democratic leaders’ final drive to elect South Dakotan Stephanie Herseth to the House, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.) has tasked several well-placed Members with twisting arms within the Caucus to encourage contributions to her campaign.
May 17, 2004Press Item
Leading Democratic and Republican Congressmen told the American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual conference Monday that they plan to work toward formalizing in American law the contents of the letter U.S. President George W. Bush gave Prime Minister Ariel Sharon last month.
May 12, 2004Press Item
Heeding the call from House Democratic leaders to help out vulnerable incumbents, more than 15 rank-and-file Members have coughed up at least $15,000 each so far this cycle to help protect their colleagues.
May 10, 2004Press Item
"They deal with us [Democrats] the same way they deal with our allies around the world: 'It's our way or the highway'," House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer says. "'You do things our way or you don't play'."
May 13, 2004Press Item
Strapped for resources and time, the new federal agency set up to improve the nation's election system pleaded with lawmakers yesterday for an additional $10 million for research into what voting equipment works, and into whether to get rid of outdated machinery like the kind used in New York.
May 6, 2004Press Item
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., echoed Blunt's comments, but also said that the only way to "remove that dark cloud" that hangs over U.S. troops would be for Congress to investigate and hold those responsible accountable.
May 7, 2004Press Item
Democrats in Congress are zeroing in on President Bush's request for $25 billion in more war funds
May 26, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the release of a report by the Office of Management and Budget on “competitive sourcing”:
May 10, 2004Press Item
Congressional Democrats are preparing to lock horns with the White House over its appeal for a $25 billion wartime reserve fund, and will seek to triple the request as well as reallocate Iraq construction funds to help offset it.
May 4, 2004Press Item
President Bush's fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives joined Democrats on Thursday in deploring the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners.
May 6, 2004Press Item
Congressional reaction to the prison abuse scandal in Iraq took on an increasingly angry tone Thursday, with some Democrats calling for the firing of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
May 24, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, and House Democratic Caucus Chair Robert Menendez today called on Speaker Hastert to direct the relevant committees to investigate the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal.
May 3, 2004Press Item
Aspiring young builders and racers were given a green light last week when the House and Senate passed resolutions to allow the 63rd annual Greater Washington Soap Box Derby to take place on the Capitol grounds.
May 4, 2004Press Item
Republicans and Democrats will offer competing proposals on the House floor Wednesday to curb the impact of the alternative minimum tax (AMT) on middle-income families.
May 6, 2004Press Item
Fiscal conservatism appears no longer to be the exclusive political bastion of the Republican Party as congressional Democrats are touting themselves as the chintzy guardians of the people's money this election year.
May 20, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Ranking Democrats from three key House Committees assailed Republicans’ failure to complete legislation important to job creation, the economy and the country’s future.
May 20, 2004Press Item
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May 17, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement regarding H.R. 3722, the Undocumented Alien Emergency Medical Assistance Amendments of 2004. H.R. 3722 would amend Sec. 1011 of the 2003 Medicare Prescription Drug bill, which provided federal funds to reimburse physicians and hospitals for emergency health services to undocumented individuals.
May 17, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, the lead House sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision today in Tennessee v. Lane:
May 17, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in memory of Hill staffer Robert Bean, a longtime and respected public servant, who passed away late last week:
May 18, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the four Republican bills being debated on the Floor today that would weaken worker safety regulations:
May 19, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued following statement today announcing his support for the US-Australian Free Trade Agreement:
May 20, 2004Press Item
President Bush and Republican congressional leaders made a last ditch effort on Thursday to win support of Senate moderates in their own party for a budget they charge does not do enough to control record deficits.