Press Releases

Clyburn to Participate in Civil Rights Pilgrimage & HBCU Conference This Weekend

Mar 3, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn will play a leading role in the annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage this weekend, March 4 – 6, 2011, in Alabama.

Clyburn Statement on Medal of Freedom Recipients

Feb 15, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after fifteen recipients were awarded the 2010 Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House.

Clyburn Statement on the President's FY '12 Budget

Feb 14, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Spending Cuts and Debt

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on President Obama’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2012.

Clyburn OP-ED 10-20-30 We Should Leave No Community Behind

Feb 14, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Congressional Issues, Economy and Jobs, Spending Cuts and Debt

In my home state of South Carolina, Orangeburg County is home to a 5400 ft. runway airport, two Class A railroads, two interstate highways, eight U.S. highways, two universities, a technical college, 67 miles of shoreline along the...

Clyburn Statement of GOP's No Jobs Agenda

Feb 11, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today delivered the following remarks on the House floor during 10 hours of debate on a resolution directing House Committees to do what they are already responsible for doing

Clyburn Statement on January Jobs Report

Feb 4, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Economy and Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on a report from the Department of Labor which showed that 36,000 jobs were added to the economy in January ...

Clyburn Statement on GOP-Proposed Budget Levels for the Remainder of 2011

Feb 3, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Spending Cuts and Debt

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement after House GOP Budget Chairman Paul Ryan released budget levels for the remainder of fiscal year 2011.

Clyburn Statement on Obama's State of the Union Address

Jan 25, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement after President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress.

Clyburn Floor Statement on GOP Repeal of Patients' Rights

Jan 19, 2011 Press Release
Issues: Health

WASHINGTON, DC – Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today delivered the following statement on the House floor regarding H.R. 2, the House Republican repeal of patients’ rights under the Affordable Care Act.

Remarks for MLK Day

Jan 17, 2011 Press Release

We should find Dr. King’s words instructive, “We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.”

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