Democrat from Maryland
Steny Hoyer is the current House minority whip, having served in the position once before from 2003 to 2007. He was majority leader of the House from 2007 to 2011, and is the dean of the Maryland congressional delegation, having served the 5th district since 1981.
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"The Republicans didn't have a budget in '02, '04, '06."
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Today ends a long -- and often annoying -- season of political ads, robocalls from famous politicians and glossy fliers sitting in your mailbox from someone who wants your vote.
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Rep. Steny Hoyer says 500 detainees were released from the detention center under President Bush. He's right about the number, but we have a quibble with his wording.
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