Press Releases

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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April 21, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after the House passed S. 1963, The Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act. This legislation provides support to family and others who care for disabled,…

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April 19, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn released the following statement today in response to announcements by United Healthcare and WellPoint that they will expand coverage to young adults ahead of a requirement under the new health reform…

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April 15, 2010   

WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after the passing of Civil Rights Leader Benjamin L. Hooks. “Benjamin L. Hooks left his mark on American society.  He emerged as an inspiring leader during…

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WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, a founding member of the group, today commented on the 50th Anniversary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Clyburn, then a student at South Carolina State College attended the meeting on the campus…

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April 10, 2010   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the passing of civil rights leader, Dr. Dorothy Height. “Dr. Dorothy Height was the matriarch of the civil rights movement and dedicated her life fighting…

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March 21, 2010   

Clyburn Floor Statement on Historic Health Insurance Reform Legislation WASHINGTON, DC-House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives in favor of H.R. 4872, Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act, landmark…

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March 18, 2010   

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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