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January 9, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning regarding unemployment figures for December released this morning by the Department of Labor:
December 15, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer addressed the AIPAC Political Leadership Conference on December 15, 2003 (as prepared for delivery):
January 6, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today in response to the decision by a three-judge panel upholding new boundaries drawn for the State of Texas's 32 Congressional Districts:
January 7, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon in response to immigration reform proposals announced by President Bush today:
January 7, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the second anniversary of the signing of the "No Child Left Behind Act" tomorrow (Jan. 8)...
December 31, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the President’s executive order providing a 2% pay adjustment in 2004 for federal employees...
January 6, 2004Press Item
Worried by signs of President Bush´s soaring popularity among Jews, Democrats launched a coordinated campaign 18 months ago to win back Jewish votes.
January 5, 2004Press Item
If ever there was a case that cried out for investigation by the House ethics committee and the Justice Department, it is the evident bribery and extortion attempts applied to Rep. Nick Smith (R-Mich.)
December 8, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in praise of the inclusion of $1.5 billion in funding for election reform and a 4.1 percent pay raise for federal employees in the Fiscal Year 2004 Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report. Representative Hoyer voted against the bill for unrelated provisions...
December 12, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the decision by the Bush Administration to bar nations that did not support the Iraq invasion from winning reconstruction contracts, and the continuing pattern of Republican retribution against critics:
December 14, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the capture of Saddam Hussein...
December 19, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Republican Party’s failure to extend emergency unemployment benefits before Congress adjourned for the year.
December 10, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today in response to recent news reports that U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers has been placed on administrative leave because she answered questions posed to her by a Washington Post reporter regarding the force under her command:
December 10, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today criticized the Republican majority that controls Congress for ending the first session of the 108th Congress before completing the 2004 appropriations process.
December 9, 2003Press Item
Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.), the second highest-ranking House Democrat, on Monday called for the ethics committee to investigate whether Republican lawmakers tried to bribe Rep. Nick Smith (R-Mich.) to vote in favor of the Medicare bill.
December 9, 2003Press Item
A Comprehensive guide to the Democrats stance on the Medicare Conference report.
December 9, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to news reports of the passing of former Illinois Senator Paul Simon...
December 10, 2003Press Item
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer’s (D-Md.) speech Monday to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) will cap a yearlong strategy aimed at preventing an exodus of Jewish voters from Democratic ranks.
December 10, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the confirmation of nominees to the Election Assistance Commission, which was established by the landmark election reform law the Help America Vote Act.
December 9, 2003Press Item
The House's second-ranking Democrat yesterday called for an ethics investigation into a Michigan congressman's assertion that unnamed GOP colleagues offered $100,000 for his son's congressional campaign if the lawmaker would vote for a contentious Medicare bill.
December 9, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the announcement by Rep. William Janklow (R-SD) that he plans to resign from Congress on January 20. Congressman Janklow’s announcement came one hour after a jury found him guilty of felony manslaughter...
November 22, 2003Press Item
It took intensive lobbying by President Bush and House Republican leaders, combined with the longest floor vote on record, to pull off House passage early Saturday morning of the most significant Medicare overhaul in the program's 38-year history.
November 22, 2003Press Item
In the pre-dawn partisan tumult after the extended Medicare vote, Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., took to the microphones to liken the situation to one 16 years before — an instance that remains one of the formative moments of the House's current political dynamic.
November 23, 2003Press Item
Collecting dust atop a desk in the office of House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., is a laptop computer displaying a digital clock.
November 28, 2003Press Item
The congressional year ends with the future of President Bush's vaunted energy bill uncertain and no decision on how to fix the nation's crumbling highways or avoid a looming trade war with Europe. With Republicans in control of the White House and both houses of Congress, it wasn't supposed to be this hard.