Press Releases

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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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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