Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James E. Clyburn released the following statement after the House Democratic Caucus unanimously elected him by acclamation to be Majority Whip in the 116th Congress: “I thank all my House Democratic colleagues for the faith and confidence they…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released the following letter to his incoming Democratic colleagues announcing his run for Majority Whip: Dear Democratic Colleague: Congratulations on your election to the 116th Congress! Last night,…

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today announced introduction of a major new bill that will expand the successful 10-20-30 anti-poverty formula to a significantly larger group of federal accounts to ensure more funds are…

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COLUMBIA, SC – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released the following statement about the passing of Aretha Franklin: “I am deeply saddened by the news that Aretha Franklin has died. Not only was she the…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released the following statement after introducing the Restoring Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Act and cosponsoring a package of affordable housing bills. The Restoring Tax Credits for Affordable…

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) released the following statement today after introducing the “Stop the Tax Hike on Charities and Places of Worship Act”. The“Stop the Tax Hike on Charities and Places of Worship Act” will…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) today released a Democratic Staff Report on the specific effects of the new Republican tax law on homeowners in South Carolina. According to today’s report compiled by the Democratic staff of…

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-06) today announced the recipients of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Public Housing Capital Fund grants for Fiscal Year 2018. There are 9 institutions serving communities in South Carolina’s Sixth Congressional…

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WASHINGTON — As part of the supplemental disaster recovery funding following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, which was passed in February, Congress included additional disaster mitigation funds for South Carolina communities from 2015’s flooding caused by Hurricane Joaquin and 2016’s Hurricane…

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Columbia, South Carolina – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) published today the following op-ed in the Sumter Item of Sumter, South Carolina: More than six decades after her death, May 18, 1955, Sumter County native Mary Jane McLeod Bethune is…

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (SC) released the following statement today: “I was pleased to support the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which is a clear rejection of the draconian Trump budget.  It makes robust investments…

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn (SC-06), launched a discharge petition that would force a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Background Check Completion Act. This bill closes the so-called “Charleston Loophole,” which simply requires all background checks be…

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