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Hoyer to Priorities USA: Don't skip 2014

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is calling on Democratic super-PAC Priorities USA Action to scrap its plan to sit out the midterms.

Asked by MSNBC host Ed Schultz Thursday whether he wants Priorities USA to get involved in the midterms, Hoyer replied “absolutely.”

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“We want them engaged. We want all the voters engaged, whether they agree with us or disagree with us; democracy works best when all of us participate,” he added.

BuzzFeed reported earlier this month that Priorities plans to sit out the midterms to save up for the 2016 elections, where it is already preparing for a run by Hillary Clinton.

The super-PAC played a major role in President Obama’s 2012 reelection, including its famous attack ads targeting GOP hopeful Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital.

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