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Democrat member of the United States House of Representatives


Steny Hamilton Hoyer is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Maryland's 5th congressional district since 1981. On November 16, 2006, Hoyer was elected as House Majority Leader over John Murtha of Pennsylvania. He is the first Marylander to become Majority Leader.

Steny Hoyer Info

Date of BirthJune 14, 1939
Place of BirthNew York City, New York
Spouse (s)Judith Hoyer (deceased)
ChildrenSusan Hoyer, Stefany Hoyer, Anne Hoyer
ResidenceMechanicsville, Maryland
Political PartyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Maryland, College Park, Georgetown University Law Center
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 There will be no increase in middle-income taxes, 
— Steny Hoyer responding to John Boehner's comments that Democrats are pushing-back the tax vote / September 26, 2010
 I think his testimony was not appropriate. "What he had to say was not the way it should have been said. 
— Steny Hoyer about comedian Stephen Colbert's satirical testimony before a House subcommittee / September 26, 2010
 The Republican phasing out of the middle class tax cuts will not happen, We’re going to make sure. 
— Steny Hoyer saying Democrats will fight to extend lower tax rates for the middle-class / September 14, 2010