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WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after President Obama signed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act into law. The initiative is expected to create thousands of well paying jobs and was passed…

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Largest Deficit Reduction in 17 Years, Covers 32 Million More Americans WASHINGTON, DC-House  Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement after House Democrats released a health insurance reform package that the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office(CBO) anticipates will cut…

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The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) tonight released a new score for the health insurance reform legislation as revised by the 9-page manager’s amendment introduced today.  The CBO found the revised legislation reduces the deficit even more-$143 billion in the first 10 years. Four key…

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Creating Jobs, Saving Money, Reducing Pollution WASHINGTON, DC -A bipartisan coalition of Senate and House Members today were joined by rural electric cooperatives and energy industry leaders to introduce legislation establishing a Rural Energy Savings Program to create jobs, save…

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WASHINGTON, DC- House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today joined Speaker Pelosi and other Congressional leaders in a meeting with President Rene Preval of Haiti to discuss earthquake recovery efforts.  Before the meeting, President Preval, Speaker Pelosi and Majority Whip…

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WASHINGTON,DC–House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after the Labor Department announced the unemployment rate held steady in February at 9.7%, surpassing expectations: “I am encouraged by today’s Labor Department report detailing our job market’s steady…

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act: “Today my colleagues and I passed the HIRE Act which will help…

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on President Obama’s remarks at the White House on health insurance reform: “Today the President called on Congress to move forward on health insurance reform with…

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2701, which authorizes Intelligence spending for the 2010 fiscal year: “This authorization bill will strengthen our nation’s intelligence networks…

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn participated in a bipartisan day-long meeting on health reform hosted by President Barack Obama at The Blair House yesterday.  Below is a transcript of his remarks at the meeting: “Thank you…

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Top Award Honors Lawmaker Who Championed Investment in Primary Care, Community Health Centers Washington, D.C. – The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) will present U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn with the 2010 “Distinguished Community Health Leadership Award”…

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WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today participated in a bipartisan day-long meeting on health reform hosted by President Barack Obama at The Blair House, across the street from the White House.  The Majority Whip focused his remarks in…

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