The Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer has selected Congressman Al Green (TX-09) to be an Assistant Whip for the Democratic Caucus during the 112th Congress.With this appointment, Congressman Green becomes a member of the House Democratic leadership.

“I am pleased to appoint Rep. Al Green as an Assistant Whip for the 112th Congress. He has already proven himself to be a leader among our Caucus, and I look forward to working with him to promote Democratic priorities of job creation and strengthening the middle class,” noted Democratic Whip Hoyer in a statement.

“It is an honor for me to have been chosen to serve as an Assistant Whip. I will work hard to ensure unity within the Democratic Caucus and continue to support legislation that focuses on effectively helping all Americans during this time of economic recovery,” said Congressman Al Green.


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