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November 20, 2015Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) issued the following report, outlining the discussions held at the Second Congressional Hackathon...
August 28, 2015Press Item
Ten years ago, the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast endured one of the most powerful and destructive hurricanes in our history, taking more than 1,800 lives and destroying entire neighborhoods. 
August 26, 2015Press Item
Ninety-five years ago, a milestone victory was achieved for democracy in America and for the courageous women from across the nation who stood up, spoke out, marched, protested, and endured unjust imprisonment while demanding the equal right to vote.  
November 6, 2014Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former Rep. Lane Evans. 
October 27, 2014Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), the Blue Dog Coalition, the New Democrat Coalition, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) announced jointly today the re-launch of the Resume Bank at where members of the public can submit resumes that will be viewable by all new and existing House Democratic offices.
October 22, 2014Press Item
I was deeply saddened to learn of Ben Bradlee's passing.
September 25, 2014Press Item
I join in thanking Attorney General Holder for serving our nation with honor and distinction over the past six years at the helm of the Justice Department. 
September 25, 2014Press Item
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month together, let us take this time to reflect on the enormous contributions Latinos have made to our country.
September 24, 2014Press Item
Tonight at sunset, Jewish families across the United States and throughout the world will come together to mark the beginning of the new year.  
September 15, 2014Press Item
Tommy Boggs was a not only a good friend and a Georgetown Law School classmate – he was also someone who believed strongly, as he once said, that ‘the job of government is to help the people.’ 
August 26, 2014Press Item
Ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, which took place ninety-four years ago today and recognized women’s right to vote, represented the culmination of a decades-long struggle for equal suffrage.
August 5, 2014Press Item
I was very saddened to learn of the passing of former White House Press Secretary James Brady yesterday. 
July 28, 2014Press Item
As the world marks the centennial of the outbreak of the First World War today, I join in remembering the service and sacrifices of so many American military personnel who answered the call to fight on distant shores in defense of democracy and values we hold dear.  
July 24, 2014Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I think it appropriate that one of us rise to recognize the sacrifice made by Detective [John] Gibson and Officer [Jacob] Chestnut.
July 24, 2014Press Item
I want to thank all of you for being here. Robert [Hiltonsmith, Policy Analyst at Demos], I want to thank you for being here as well. Our nation has always stood for the basic principle that if you work hard and take responsibility you ought to be able to make a decent living, get paid a fair wage for your labor, and have access to opportunities that enable you to secure a place in our middle class. I said that was our principle, but it is not always our reality.
July 21, 2014Press Item
"I'm pleased to announce this year's Online All-Stars, who led House Democrats in acquiring over 213,000 new followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube," stated Whip Hoyer...
July 20, 2014Press Item
Forty-five years ago, Neil Armstrong, Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin, and Michael Collins achieved President Kennedy’s dream of a successful mission to land astronauts on the moon.
July 1, 2014Press Item
I’m pleased to announce the beginning of House Democrats’ fifth annual Online All-Star Competition, which encourages Members of the Democratic Caucus to strengthen online engagement with our constituents.
June 26, 2014Press Item
I join in congratulating President Shimon Peres of Israel on being awarded the Congressional Gold Medal today.