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March 20, 2003Press Item
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), the House Democratic Whip, released the following statement today regarding our military efforts to disarm Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein...
March 20, 2003Press Item
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) today issued the following statement on the House Democratic budget, which he will offer tonight on the House floor...
March 21, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today regarding the votes in the U.S. House last night on the 2004 Republican Budget Resolution and the Democratic alternative...
March 25, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today regarding the Senate vote to cut the Bush tax plan in half...
March 19, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to criticism by Republican leaders of Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle...
March 14, 2003Press Item
Late in the evening of March 11, the House Budget Committee – on a party-line vote of 24 to 19 – voted out a House GOP budget resolution...
March 13, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today regarding the Republican fiscal year 2003 budget which is to be considered on the House Floor next week...
March 13, 2003Press Item
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement today on the House Republican budget...
March 17, 2003Press Item
Just three months into the 108th Congress, House Democrats are already reaching the height of frustration with the GOP majority and are putting in place a long-term strategy to hit back at Republicans for muzzling their views...
March 17, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight in response to the president’s speech on Iraq...
March 10, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in response to news reports of the latest incident of a Republican Member of Congress, Representative Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), bashing unions in an effort to raise campaign contributions...
March 11, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and leaders of the Blue Dog Coalition spoke out today on the need to raise the debt limit for the second time in a year following years of budget surplus, and the damaging consequences of President Bush’s fiscally irresponsible budget plan. The following is Congressman Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery...
March 12, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the outlines of the House Republican’s Fiscal Year 2004 Budget...
March 12, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), lead Democratic sponsor of the Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act, released the following statement today regarding the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act that is expected to pass the Senate tomorrow and be taken up in the House following Senate passage...
March 12, 2003Press Item
Sixty years ago, as darkness and destruction gripped the European continent, and as the United States fought to liberate millions there and in the Far East, Winston Churchill delivered a compelling call for unity that continues to ring true today...
March 10, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in response to news reports of the latest incident of a Republican Member of Congress, Representative Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), bashing unions in an effort to raise campaign contributions...
March 5, 2003Press Item
House Minority Whip Hoyer said Democrats support an armed forces tax fairness bill, which is slated for a floor vote Thursday, but said Democrats would fight the special interest "add-ons" Republicans have included...
March 6, 2003Press Item
The House Republican Leadership today cancelled consideration of H.R. 878, a bill providing tax relief targeted to men and women in the armed services, because they lacked the votes to prevent Democrats from stripping several unrelated special interest tax breaks from the bill...
February 24, 2003Press Item
Statement by Steny Hoyer, and state-by-state analysis
March 6, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) applauded the failure of House Republicans to pass a bill today they had loaded down with special interest tax provisions. Democrats supported the underlying bill which gave tax relief to members of the armed services...
March 6, 2003Press Item
House Republicans were shoring up their floor strategy late Wednesday for what Democrats promised would be a spirited debate today on a military tax relief bill that contains a number of unrelated special interest tax breaks...
March 4, 2003Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding competing prescription drug proposals offered by the Bush Administration and House Democrats today...
February 13, 2003Press Item
The substitute includes the following provisions to reduce poverty, promote State flexibility, and move welfare recipients into real jobs...
January 14, 2003Press Item
"The President's proposal freezes funding for basic assistance, welfare-to-work programs, and child care for the next five years, with no adjustment for inflation, while imposing expensive new mandates on states...