Make it in America

Hoyer Listening Tour Gathers Ideas for Unifying Economic Agenda
Latest iteration of Make It In America agenda can be used in quest for House majority

House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., right, and Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., left, tour Culimeta-Saveguard, an exhaust insulation manufacturing facility in Eau Claire, Wis., last week during Hoyer’s Make It In America listening tour.(Lindsey McPherson/CQ Roll Call)

MADISON, Wis. — As progressives and moderates battle it out in primaries, national Democrats like House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer are crafting an economic agenda their candidates can use to help them win back the House in November.

House Democrats across the political spectrum understand that without a strong economic message with crossover appeal, they will be relegated to another two years in the minority.

Hoyer Calls for Overhauls To Reduce Lack of Trust in Government
He focuses on changes to campaign finance, redistricting, voting rights and technology

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Government needs to fix its own problems before it can truly address the issues that plague the country, House Minority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said Monday.   

"We can’t fully tap into our economic opportunities if we don’t make sure government works too," the Maryland Democrat said in a speech at the Georgetown University Law Center.