Press Releases

May 10, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on President Barack Obama’s nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. “I commend President Obama on…

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May 7, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the April jobs report which stated that employment rose by 290,000 jobs in April, the largest increase in four years. “Good news on the jobs…

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May 6, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after the House passed HR 5019, the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act.  Home Star is a short-term program to create jobs, save energy, and lower families’…

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May 5, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, which marks the historic triumph of the Mexican people over the French Army in the battle of Puebla in 1862….

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May 4, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after President Obama announced that the Department of Health and Human Services will begin establishing the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program, which is a part of the…

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after House leaders, committee chairs and economic experts held a forum to address the current state of our economy and continued efforts to create jobs for…

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April 30, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on news that the economy grew at 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2010 led by a resurgence in consumer spending.  This marks the third…

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April 29, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after a bipartisan group of members announced the DISCLOSE Act, legislation which will address the Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC and ensure transparency and disclosure…

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April 28, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement today after learning of WellPoint’s decision to end the practice of rescissions ahead of schedule. This decision came after Congressional Democrats and the Obama Administration urged insurance companies to…

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April 27, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the first meeting of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.  The commission has been tasked by the President to devise a plan by…

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the 40thAnniversary of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.  The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is one of the nation’s leading…

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April 22, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the 40thAnniversary of Earth Day. “Earth Day continues to unite communities of diverse ethnicity, faith traditions, and nationalities around a common purpose to ensure that…

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