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Jim Clyburn's Public Statements

Full Name: James 'Jim' E. Clyburn
Office: U.S. House (SC) - District 6, Democratic Assistant Minority Leader
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Emily; 3 Children: Mignon, Angela Hannibal, Jennifer Reed
Birth Date: 07/21/1940
Birth Place: Sumter, SC
Home City: Columbia, SC
Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
Date Title
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Trade Practices and Boehner Suing Barack Obama
June 17, 2014 It's Time for South Carolina To Embrace the Affordable Care Act
June 16, 2014 Hearing of the House Budget Committee - 10-20-30 Plan
June 9, 2014 Authorizing Use of Rotunda for Ceremony Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
May 7, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Strong Words From Bill Clinton About Hillary's Presidential Race
May 6, 2014 Politico - Congressional Black Caucus Plots Path Forward
May 5, 2014 Policy Essay: Developing the Will and the Way to Address Persistent Poverty in America
April 30, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 31, 2014 Letter to Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, U.S. Department of Energy - Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 5, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefits & The Affordable Care Act
Feb. 26, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
Feb. 26, 2014 Pelosi Remarks at Press Event Announcing Effort to Force Vote on Minimum Wage Increase
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 12, 2014 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leadership Press Conference
Feb. 4, 2014 Clyburn Statement On Black History Month
Jan. 29, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Raising the Minimum Wage
Jan. 29, 2014 Clyburn Statement On This Year's Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan. 17, 2014 Clyburn Statement on Introduction of the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014
Jan. 15, 2014 War on Poverty
Jan. 9, 2014 Next Step in War on Poverty
Jan. 8, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus
Dec. 12, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolutions, 2014
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript - Budget Agreement
Dec. 4, 2013 NBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript -
Nov. 17, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Affordable Care Act
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chair of the House Committee on the Budget, and Patty Murray, Chair of the Senate Committee on the Budget - Fair and Balanced Solutions to Budget Problems
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Protect Domestic Steel Producers from Illegal Dumping
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 30, 2013 Clyburn Opening Statement at the Opening Meeting of the Budget Conference Committee
Oct. 29, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: HealthCare.gov
Oct. 17, 2013 BET.com - The Government Shutdown Is Over
Oct. 16, 2013 Tribute to Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle School Incentive Program
Oct. 16, 2013 Clyburn Statement On The Bipartisan Senate Legislation
Oct. 11, 2013 Relating to Consideration of House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 378, Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar; and Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 379, Expressing Sense of House Relating to Crop Insurance
Oct. 11, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Debt Ceiling
Oct. 11, 2013 Relating to Consideration of House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 378, Expressing Sense of House Relating to Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw and Refined Sugar; and Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 379, Expressing Sense of House Relating to Crop Insurance
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 3, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 3, 2013 Affordable Care Act
Oct. 2, 2013 Signing Up for Obamacare
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