September 16, 2014

Madam speaker, sadly the Majority is pressing forward later this week with two partisan messaging bills cloaked in the rhetoric of creating jobs and expanding opportunity – bills that actually do neither.

September 14, 2014

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed the ISIL threat, the need to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, and Republican inaction on a number of critical priorities, including jobs and immigration reform, on C-Span's "Newsmakers."  Below are excerpts and a link to the video...

September 9, 2014

Mr. Speaker, September should be a particularly important month for this House. It will be a month of contrast. It will be a month in which the American people will be able to see that the Republican message to the American people is ‘you're on your own,’ while Democrats say ‘we're on your side.’

August 1, 2014

Mr. Speaker, House Republicans have taken two bad bills – that fail to meet the challenge of the humanitarian crisis on the border – and made them worse.

August 1, 2014

I am honored to stand here with Mr. Hinojosa and the Hispanic Caucus. But let me make it very clear: the Hispanic Caucus speaks for all of us, not just for their Caucus Members but for the Democratic Caucus and for millions and millions and millions of Americans who see America as a welcoming, compassionate, humanitarian, fair country.

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