Press Releases

Rep. Clyburn has been named a Champion for Children by the First Focus Campaign for Children (FFCC)

Feb 6, 2012 Press Release
Issues: Education, Health

Washington — Today, the First Focus Campaign for Children, a national, bipartisan child advocacy group, recognized 100 Members of Congress for their leadership on issues important to children during 2011.

Clyburn Statement on Jobs Report

Feb 3, 2012 Press Release
Issues: Congressional Issues, Economy and Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the Department of Labor report on job creation:

Clyburn Statement On Black History Month

Feb 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement in recognition of Black History Month:

Clyburn Statement On Departure Of Rep. Giffords From Congress

Jan 23, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after Congresswoman Gabby Giffords announced that she will resign from Congress to focus on her recovery:

Clyburn Statement On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 16, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:

Clyburn Floor Remarks Against Partisan Legislation

Dec 14, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs, Financial Services, Spending Cuts and Debt, Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn delivered the following remarks during yesterday’s consideration of the Republican Leadership’s partisan legislation:

Clyburn Applauds President Obama's Speech on America's Economy

Dec 6, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released this statement following President Barack Obama’s speech on America’s economy:

Clyburn Statement On White House Announcement On Energy Upgrades To Public And Private Buildings

Dec 2, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Energy

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement about today’s White House announcement of nearly $4 billion in combined federal and private sector energy upgrades

Clyburn Statement On Monthly Jobs Report

Dec 2, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the Department of Labor report showing that the unemployment rate dropped sharply in November to 8.6 percent:

The Supercommittee has the ingredients for a deal. But does it have the political will?

Nov 21, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Spending Cuts and Debt

My values system was shaped by a nurturing family and biblical lessons while growing up in a church parsonage in a small town, Sumter, S.C. Early on I internalized Micah 6:8, “do justly, love mercy and walk humbly.”

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