Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks on the budget negotiations in Washington

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks on the budget negotiations in Washington

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks on on the need to reach a comprehensive and balance agreement on deficit reduction following his meeting with Mayor Martin O'Malley (D-MD) in Washington on July 21, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch