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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today reintroduced his legislation to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Historic Preservation program, an initiative he has championed his entire career in Congress. In 1998, at the…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the deal to reopen the government: “Today the American people’s and federal workers’ prayers are answered. I am pleased an agreement has been reached…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, three key members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined community organizations in opposing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services action granting a waiver to the State of South Carolina allowing religious organizations to…

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Columbia, S.C. – U.S. House Majority James E. Clyburn made this statement today in response to President Trump’s address: “Until the President releases his hostages – federal workers and the American people – there will be no negotiation. End the…

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As Prepared for Delivery Madam/Mr. Speaker: I rise today to speak to how the tale of two Kings has brought us to this moment in history. If he had been allowed to live, today would have been Dr. Martin Luther…

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As Prepared for Delivery Madam/Mr. Speaker: I rise today to address what I will call a tale of two kings. One, a member of this body, who wondered out loud to the New York Times why the terms white nationalism and…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn appeared on CNN’s “New Day” to discuss “smart wall” border security and respond to the President’s oval office address last night. Below are excerpts from the interview and a link to…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today on plans for the House to vote this week on individual appropriations bills to reopen vital government services and getting federal employees back to work: “It…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn announced the Whip office staff for the 116th Congress. “This remarkable team of dedicated professionals reflects the diversity of the Democratic Caucus, and they are committed to serving the American people…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn announced longtime Communications Director Patrick J. Devlin, Sr. plans to retire in the New Year after three decades of Congressional service to explore new opportunities. “I appreciate Patrick’s contributions to…

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn released the following statement regarding new Chief Deputy Whips for the 116th Congress: “I am pleased to announce that Representatives John Lewis (GA-05) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) are continuing on the Whip Team…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement about his legislation the House passed today: “I am very pleased the U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 7230, a bill I sponsored to designate…

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