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WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the passing of former White House Press Secretary James Brady:
"I was very saddened to learn of the passing of former White House Press Secretary James Brady yesterday. Jim was an extraordinary individual who showed tremendous courage in taking a painful personal tragedy and transforming it into a calling to make communities across the country safer for all. I join in expressing my deepest sympathy to his wife, Sarah, their children, and the entire Brady family."