Minority Whip

Reid: Senate GOP Catering to Trump

Hoyer Backs Wasserman Schultz
 

Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer voiced his support for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz amid calls for her resignation as chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

Pelosi Slams 'Immoral' Tax Breaks
 

The top two House Democrats came to the microphone after a caucus meeting Wednesday to reiterate opposition to the tax extenders package, with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calling it "practically an immorality." Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer said Democrats would seek to force a House floor vote on a two-year tax extenders extension through the "previous question" procedural gambit.

Durbin Touts Sentencing Overhaul
 

Following an enthusiastic press conference Thursday morning, Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., discussed the details of the bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act on the Senate floor, a long-anticipated bill to overhaul sentencing provisions and give judges flexibility on mandatory minimum sentences.