Press Releases

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.”

Clyburn Statement On Joint Select Committee On Deficit Reduction

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

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction:

Clyburn Statement On Montford Point Marines Congressional Gold Medal

Nov 10, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Defense and National Security, Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on passage of legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines:

Clyburn Statement On President Obama's Student Loan Plan

Oct 26, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, DC – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the announcement of President Obama’s initiatives to assist Americans with the repayment of their student loans.

MUSC Dedicates New Bioengineering and Drug Discovery Hubs

Oct 24, 2011 Press Release

On Friday, October 24, 2011, the Medical University of South Carolina officially dedicated the James E. Clyburn Research Center.

Clyburn Statement On Social Security Cola

Oct 19, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs, Health

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn released the following statement about today’s announcement by the Social Security Administration that beneficiaries will receive a Cost-Of-Living-Adjustment (COLA) next year:

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