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March 14, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the passing of former Congressman Martin Olav Sabo.
March 6, 2016Press Item
"Nancy Reagan was truly an inspirational figure. She was devoted to President Reagan, to their family, and to our country, and through her advocacy on behalf of those suffering from Alzheimer's she made millions of American families her own. ...
February 24, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today after President Obama announced his nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden to be our nation’s fourteenth Librarian of Congress.
January 29, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after news of the departure of Katie Beirne Fallon from the White House and the promotion of Amy Rosenbaum to replace her in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs. 
January 21, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” this morning to discuss the 2016 Presidential election.
January 8, 2016Press Item
“Five years ago, a deranged gunman took six lives and wounded twelve others at a constituent outreach event in Tucson, Arizona.  
January 5, 2016Press Item
“Today, recognizing that the federal government cannot do nothing while thousands of Americans – including many children – are killed by gun violence each year, President Obama used his legal authority to take bold executive actions that will help keep dangerous firearms out of the hands of those who shouldn’t have them while supporting research into mental health and safer gun technologies.  
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.