July 10, 2013

“Mr. Speaker, beginning this week, literally hundreds of thousands of civilian workers are being furloughed, particularly at the defense installations in Maryland’s Fifth District, across the state, and around the country. That means, as of Monday, more than 650,000 hardworking, middle-class defense employees are being forced to take a 20% pay cut for the remainder of the fiscal year.

July 8, 2013

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA) in a moment of silence to honor former House Majority Whip William Gray, who passed away last week.

June 27, 2013

“Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise tonight to honor and to lead a Special Order, but to honor a great American, a great colleague and a great legislator whose service to this country and to this institution have been unmatched.

June 27, 2013

“Mr. Speaker, tomorrow the Majority party is set to recess this House for a week, leaving in place the economy-stifling and irrational policy of sequester. We talked about the greatest generation. I fear that this generation's going to be the greediest generation – is not going to leave our children the great economy that was left to us but will leave an economy that is limping because of policies that we pursued and the debt that we have incurred.

June 26, 2013

"Thank you, Madam Leader. As disappointed as I was yesterday, I am happy today. Today the court stood up for the principles of America of equal justice under law.

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