Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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Congressman Garamendi Backs Majority Leader Hoyer for Democratic Whip

November 6, 2010
Press Release

ANTIOCH, CA – Congressman John Garamendi (D-Walnut Creek, CA), California’s former Lieutenant Governor, today issued the following statement in support of Majority Leader Steny Hoyer for Democratic Whip in the 112th Congress:

"Behind every great Speaker is a great Majority Leader. Steny Hoyer has been a remarkable leader in our caucus, and that's why I'm proud to support him for Democratic Whip.

"Job number one for all members of the next Congress is job creation. We must Make It In America to make it in America. Leader Hoyer has been Congress's most determined and passionate voice on the need to bring back good manufacturing jobs - the backbone of America's middle class.

"Make It In America: that's the vision the 112th Congress needs. That's the vision America needs. Because of his effectiveness as a leader and his concrete vision for a prosperous America, Majority Leader Hoyer has my unwavering support for Democratic Whip."

A list of the many accomplishments of the 111th Congress is available here: