Tag: Steny Hoyer

Staff ReportsJuly 25, 2017
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Democratic candidate for governor Gwen Graham now has snagged the endorsement of the U.S. House of Representatives’ second-highest ranking figure. Graham’s campaign Tuesday announced House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer‘s endorsement. Graham, of Tallahassee, was Florida’s 2nd Congressional District’s congresswoman in 2015-17.  “After raising three children as a working mom, PTA president and public school official, […]

Mitch PerryJune 26, 2017
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In the wake of Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff‘s four-point lost to Republican Karen Handel in last week’s special election, there has been much hand-wringing among Democrats desperate to show that they’re building momentum going into the 2018 midterms. Ossoff’s loss was the fourth special election to go to the Republicans in the first six months of the Trump […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 25, 2017
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Although there doesn’t appear to be much publicly expressed sentiment for members of Congress to raise their salaries, Vern Buchanan wants everyone to be aware that he really doesn’t want that to happen. That’s why the Sarasota Republican is introducing the No Pay Raise for Congress Act, which would prohibit pay raises for members of Congress in any fiscal year they fail to balance […]

Staff ReportsJanuary 2, 2017
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The Tallahassee Democrat reported Saturday that Rep. Al Lawson of Florida’s Congressional District 5 will serve as regional whip in the upcoming Congress. Lawson’s position entails ensuring that Democrats from Georgia and Florida vote along party lines. House Democratic Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer asserts that Lawson “will perform crucial first-run responsibilities, and work to build consensus among House […]


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