Press Releases

Clyburn Statement on Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s Resignation

Nov 21, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today on the resignation of Jesse Jackson, Jr. as the representative of the Second Congressional District of Illinois.

Clyburn Announces Run For House Assistant Democratic Leader

Nov 15, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (D-SC) today is sending a letter to Democratic colleagues announcing his intention to run for Assistant Democratic Leader in the 113th Congress.

Congressman Clyburn Mourns the Passing of Peatsy Hollings

Oct 15, 2012 Press Release

(Columbia, SC) – House Assistant Democratic Leader and Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Peatsy Hollings, wife of former U.S. Senator Ernest “Fritz” Hollings.

Congressman Clyburn to Recognize National Voter Registration Day by hosting a Columbia Voter Engagement & Protection Community Forum

Sep 20, 2012 Press Release

(Columbia, SC) – Sixth District Congressman and Member of the Congressional Black Caucus, James E. Clyburn

Clyburn Floor Statement On H.R. 8, The Republican Tax Bill

Aug 1, 2012 Press Release
Issues: Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn delivered the following statement on the House floor today.

Congressman Clyburn Urges Extension of Middle Class Tax Cuts

Jul 25, 2012 Press Release
Issues: Financial Services, Spending Cuts and Debt, Tax Reform

(Washington, DC) Sixth District Congressman and Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today reiterated his call for Congress to quickly extend tax cuts for 98 percent of all Americans.

Congressman Clyburn Applauds USDA Adoption of SC-Based Rural Energy Efficiency Initiative

Jul 18, 2012 Press Release
Issues: Energy

(Washington, DC) Assistant Democratic Leader and Sixth District Congressman James E. Clyburn applauds the announcement by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that the USDA will implement a program nationwide that was first piloted in South Carolina to make homes more energy efficient.

Clyburn Floor Statement On Patients' Rights Repeal Vote

Jul 11, 2012 Press Release
Issues: Health

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn delivered the following statement on the House floor today. “I rise today in opposition to this partisan charade to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Clyburn Statement On Contempt Vote

Jun 28, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement on the House vote today to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.

Clyburn Statement On U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Jun 28, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement after today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on the Affordable Care Act.

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