Newsmakers with Representative Steny Hoyer
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about Congress’s return and what Democrats think should be accomplished in 2014. The… read more
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about Congress’s return and what Democrats think should be accomplished in 2014. The first congressional tasks included an omnibus bill to fund the federal government after January 15, 2014, followed by debate on a debt ceiling. Other topics included extending unemployment insurance, a minimum wage hike, action on tax breaks that expired in 2013, food stamps, a Farm Bill, immigration, and the potential for sanctions on Iran if nuclear talks fail. After the interview the reporters discussed his responses with the host. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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