Congressman Steny Hoyer serves Maryland’s Fifth Congressional District and is the House Democratic Whip for the 115th, where he is charged with mobilizing the party vote on important legislation, acting as a liaison between Members and the Democratic Leadership, and coordinating strategy within the Caucus. Throughout his career he has been as a tireless fighter for economic development and a leader in creating jobs; protecting the planet’s natural resources; and meeting the transportation needs of his constituents. He previously served as House Majority Leader and as Chair of the Democratic Caucus. He received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.