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Listen: Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Explains What’s Different About D.C. Statehood This Time Around

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is bringing HR 51, the bill that would make D.C. a state, to the House floor for a full vote on Thursday. He joined WAMU to discuss what he thinks will happen during the House vote, whether he believes the measure will garner any Republican support, and why his perspective on the matter has changed since his initial opposition to statehood during a 1993 vote.

Steny Hoyer, Once Opposed, Now Supports D.C. Statehood

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said he fully embraces the aspiration of the District of Columbia to become the 51st state of the Union despite opposing statehood legislation earlier in his career. In an interview Tuesday with The Washington Informer, Hoyer said he didn’t support D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton’s...
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Daniel Silverberg, Former National Security Advisor To House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Joins Capstone LLC

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Silverberg, Former National Security Advisor at the Office of the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, has joined Capstone LLC, a global policy and regulatory due diligence firm, as a Managing Director of Corporate Practice. Silverberg will also co-lead Capstone National Security Team with Capstone's senior advisor Tom Feddo.
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House to vote on Biden-backed coronavirus relief package Friday, Steny Hoyer says

House lawmakers will vote Friday on whether to approve President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, according to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md. "The House will vote on Friday on @POTUS’ #AmericanRescuePlan to end this pandemic and deliver urgently needed relief to America’s families and small businesses," Hoyer tweeted. "The American people strongly support this bill, and we are moving swiftly to see it enacted into law."
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Mckayla Wilkes Is Running Against Steny Hoyer in Maryland Again in 2022

The 30-year-old activist is just getting started. Mckayla Wilkes hasn’t given up on her mission to bring power back to the people of Maryland. The 30-year-old, working-class single mom is announcing her second run for Congress today — and her first stop is the 2022 Democratic primary against the incumbent, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer. Wilkes lost her race against Hoyer in 2020, but she finished second out of the five candidates who ran.

Progressive Democrat Mckayla Wilkes to mount 2022 primary challenge against Rep. Steny Hoyer in Maryland's 5th District

Feb. 11—Mckayla Wilkes, the progressive Democrat who challenged U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer in the 2020 Democratic primary, has announced she will try again next year. Wilkes, a 30-year-old Black woman raised in Hoyer's 5th Congressional District, declared her candidacy for the Democratic primary in 2022 in a news...