Steny Hoyer Articles


Top Dems Mistakenly Say 5 Americans Killed in Libya Terror Attack

2:04 PM, Sep 29, 2012

Statements released by two top Democrats on Capitol Hill yesterday wrongly stated that 5 Americans were killed in the terror attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11. In fact, 4 Americans were killed in that attack: Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen A.

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Hoyer on Increasing Taxes in 2009 or 2010: 'We Didn't Have the Votes'

9:22 AM, Jul 25, 2012

House minority whip Steny Hoyer, speaking with reporters at a breakfast sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor, said Democrats in Congress "didn't have the votes" in 2009 or 2010 to raise taxes, even though the party had a majority in both the Senate and the House and Barack Obama was president. 

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Biden, Hoyer Embrace Occupy Wall Street, Lunch with Bankers

1:28 PM, Oct 13, 2011

Democratic leaders have been quick to embrace Occupy Wall Street. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has been fundraising off the protesters. Nancy Pelosi believes that God should bless the movement. And many other Democrats seem to have simply embraced Occupy Wall Street by expressing sympathy.

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House Votes Down Short-Term Continuing Resolution

8:08 PM, Sep 21, 2011

Earlier this evening, the House of Representatives voted against a short-term continuing resolution to fund the government past September 30. Forty-eight Republicans broke with their party's leadership and joined 182 Democrats in opposition of the bill. Reuters reports:

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Do They Have the Votes? (Updated)

4:00 PM, Aug 01, 2011

Can the debt deal pass the House of Representatives? House speaker John Boehner has said he believes he has the votes from the Republican caucus, and Steny Hoyer, the Democratic minority whip, says he can deliver 80 to 100 votes from his side of the aisle.

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In New Ad, Emergency Committee for Israel Sends Message to DNC Chair: No Truce on Israel

8:09 AM, Jun 02, 2011

The Emergency Committee for Israel is running the following ad in a significant cable news buy, thanking “Israel’s true friends, Democrats and Republicans alike,” for supporting Israel when “President Obama sided with the Palestinians.”

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