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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Steny H. Hoyer
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
First Elected: 05/19/1981
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Susan, Stefany, Anne
Birth Date: 06/14/1939
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Mechanicsville, MD
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 8, 2014 Remembering the Rwandan Genocide
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Feb. 26, 2014 UPDATED: Hoyer Calls on Arizona Governor to Veto Discriminatory Bill
Feb. 25, 2014 Whip Hoyer Remarks at Voting Rights Conference
Feb. 20, 2014 Hoyer Statement on Jordan Davis Case
Feb. 4, 2014 Whip Hoyer Participates in USA Network's "Characters Unite Month"
Jan. 31, 2014 Hoyer Statement on Black History Month
Jan. 22, 2014 Hoyer Statement on the Presidential Commission on Election Administration Report
Jan. 17, 2014 Hoyer Statement in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan. 16, 2014 Hoyer Statement on Introduction of Voting Rights Amendment Act
Dec. 5, 2013 Hoyer Statement on the Passing of Former President Nelson Mandela
Sept. 13, 2013 Hoyer Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Alabama Church Bombing That Killed Four Little Girls
Sept. 10, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony in Honor of the Four Little Girls Killed in Alabama Church Bombing Fifty Years Ago
Sept. 9, 2013 Hoyer Statement on NAACP President Benjamin Jealous' Decision to Step Down
Aug. 30, 2013 Hoyer Statement on 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 26, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Women's Equality Day
Aug. 24, 2013 Hoyer Remarks at the National Action to Realize the Dream Rally
Aug. 22, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Justice Department's Lawsuit Challenging Texas Voter ID Law
Aug. 9, 2013 Hoyer Statement on President's Remarks on National Security Programs
Aug. 6, 2013 Hoyer Statement on 48th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution
July 19, 2013 Whip's Report: Republicans Pursue Legislation That Hurts American Families
July 19, 2013 Hoyer Statement on 165th Anniversary of Seneca Falls Convention
July 17, 2013 Hoyer Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on the Voting Rights Act
July 15, 2013 Whip Hoyer Remarks During NAACP Convention's "We Shall Not Be Moved" Legislative Workshop
June 28, 2013 Blog: Whip's Report: Republican-led House Adjourns Without Addressing Critical Issues
June 13, 2013 Newton Anniversary and Gun Control
June 12, 2013 Hoyer Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Medgar Evers
April 24, 2013 Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley
March 31, 2013 Hoyer Statement on César Chávez Day
March 7, 2013 Hoyer Statement on the Anniversary of Bloody Sunday
March 6, 2013 Hoyer, King Reintroduce Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act
Feb. 11, 2013 Newsletter: Hoyer Attends 32nd Annual Black History Month Breakfast
Jan. 23, 2013 Hoyer, House & Senate Democrats Reintroduce Comprehensive Voting Rights Bill
Jan. 15, 2013 Newsletter: Congressman Hoyer Encourages Fifth District Residents to Join National Day of Service
Jan. 3, 2013 Hoyer Introduces Resolution to Restore Voting Rights to Delegates, Resident Commissioner
Oct. 18, 2012 Hoyer Statement on Appeals Court Ruling DOMA Unconstitutional
Sept. 21, 2012 Republican Do-Nothing Congress Leaves Town With Work Unfinished
Sept. 20, 2012 The Huffington Post - The Abandonment of the Election Assistance Commission
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Aug. 28, 2012 Hoyer Hosts 10th Annual Women's Equality Day Luncheon
Aug. 1, 2012 Hoyer, Brady & Conyers Hold Student Voting Rights Summit Meeting
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 19, 2012 Hoyer Statement on Juneteenth
May 24, 2012 The Sentinel - The Next Voting Rights Landmark: The Voter Empowerment Act of 2012
May 17, 2012 House Democrats Unveil Comprehensive Voting Rights Legislation - The Voter Empowerment Act
May 17, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Joins with House Leaders for Voter Empowerment, Not Disenfranchisement
May 17, 2012 Hoyer Discusses Voter Empowerment Act on MSNBC "Politics Nation" with Al Sharpton
Feb. 29, 2012 Hoyer Statement Supporting NTEU Members
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