Steny Hoyer

Transgender former US Navy Seal Senior Chief Kristin Beck.  (Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Transgender Former SEAL Plans Primary Challenge to Md. Rep

Kristin Beck, a transgender former Navy SEAL, is planning a primary challenge to Maryland’s longest-serving U.S. representative, Democrat Steny Hoyer.


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Maryland High Schooler Will Have Art on Display in U.S. Capitol

A high school student from Waldorf, Maryland, will have a piece of his artwork on display in the U.S. Capitol for a year.


Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Gowdy To Clinton: ‘Why Were We Still In Benghazi?’

The chairman over the committee in charge of investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks is raising critical questions about the country’s presence in a dangerous and deadly region of the world.


House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., answers questions during her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 20, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dems Hope to Force House Vote on Minimum Wage Hike

House Democrats said Thursday they will try to highlight GOP resistance to a higher minimum wage with a tactical maneuver meant to bring new attention to an issue they consider a political winner.


House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., speaks during a news conference on immigration reform on Nov. 13, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hoyer: ‘I Wish I Hadn’t Called It Obamacare’

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer regrets calling President Barack Obama’s signature health care law “Obamacare.”


House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Speaker of the House John Boehner

GOP Slates Vote To Give Federal Workers Back Pay

House Republicans have scheduled a vote on legislation backed by some of the chamber’s top Democrats to give federal workers furloughed in the ongoing partial shutdown their missed pay when the government reopens.


House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks to the media December 21, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hoyer Endorses Brown in Md. Governor’s Race

Rep. Steny Hoyer and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller are endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his run for governor of Maryland.


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Hoyer, Brown, Gansler to Speak to Md. Young Democrats

The Young Democrats of Maryland are attracting some high-profile officials to their annual convention.


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Steny Hoyer: Legalizing Gay Marriage Is ‘Right Thing To Do’

The second-ranking Democrat in the House, Rep. Steny Hoyer, has announced his support for gay marriage.