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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC), U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), and members of the House Task Force on Rural Broadband sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai urging his agency to…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement in support of the agreement brokered by Congressional Democratic leaders and the White House to provide certainty to our budget process and support Democratic priorities:…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. ­- United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.), today introduced bicameral legislation to eliminate up to $50,000 in student loan…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn hailed House passage of legislation to raise the minimum wage for the first time since 2009.  The Raise the Wage Act would gradually increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15…

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement today after the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included an amendment that would allow 8th graders to participate in Junior Reserve Officers’ Training…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement on two significant Supreme Court rulings today: “The future of our nation’s democracy was at the forefront of today’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings. “The ruling in…

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Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today introduced the Nonprofit Relief Act of 2019 to repeal provisions of the 2017 Republican tax law that are hurting nonprofit organizations. “Nonprofits are one of our nation’s most…

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WASHINGTON, DC – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, and Representative James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.), House Majority Whip, today announced they will introduce bicameral legislation to eliminate up…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s remarks: “I commend Bob Mueller for his service. He did the work he was asked to do as thoroughly as…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the appointment of Lonnie Bunch, III as the Secretary of the Smithsonian: “I am pleased by today’s historic announcement that Lonnie Bunch has been…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 987 Strengthening Healthcare and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs. Below are his remarks, as prepared for delivery: “Today, I stand for…

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn launched a new House Task Force on Rural Broadband to provide coordination and leadership to end the rural-digital divide. The Task Force will work to advance solutions to ensure all…

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