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Jim Clyburn's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

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
Primary June 10, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
Aug. 19, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Ferguson, Missouri
June 9, 2014 Authorizing Use of Rotunda for Ceremony Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
May 6, 2014 Politico - Congressional Black Caucus Plots Path Forward
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
Feb. 4, 2014 Clyburn Statement On Black History Month
Jan. 17, 2014 Clyburn Statement on Introduction of the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014
Aug. 11, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Surveillance Programs
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution
June 25, 2013 Clyburn Statement On Shelby County v. Holder Decision
Jan. 23, 2013 Clyburn Statement on Reintroduction of Voter Empowerment Act
Sept. 20, 2012 Congressman Clyburn to Recognize National Voter Registration Day by hosting a Columbia Voter Engagement & Protection Community Forum
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
May 17, 2012 Clyburn Statement On The Voter Empowerment Act
May 17, 2012 House Democrats Unveil Comprehensive Voting Rights Legislation - The Voter Empowerment Act
May 17, 2012 Rep. John Lewis Joins with House Leaders for Voter Empowerment, Not Disenfranchisement
May 14, 2012 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
Feb. 1, 2012 Clyburn Statement On Black History Month
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Oct. 7, 2011 Clyburn Statement on Reverend Shuttlesworth
April 6, 2011 The Washinton Post - In its 40 years, Congressional Black Caucus Has Seen Mission, Challenges Evolve
March 15, 2011 Clyburn Statement on the 40th Anniversary of the Congressional Black Caucus
March 3, 2011 Clyburn to Participate in Civil Rights Pilgrimage and HBCU Conference this Weekend
Aug. 25, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
July 22, 2010 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 19, 2009 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" Interview With House Majority Whip James Clyburn; And Representative Steve Cohen - Transcript
Aug. 28, 2008 MSNBC "Decision '08" - Transcript
June 3, 2008 MSNBC "Decision '08" - Transcript
April 15, 2008 Tribute to Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Dr. King's Assassination
Jan. 18, 2008 Clyburn Commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Jan. 15, 2008 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
July 18, 2007 Roll Call - Clyburn's Halls of History
June 19, 2007 Congressmen Brown and Clyburn Honor the Charleston Firefighters by Leading a Moment of Silence on the House Floor
June 18, 2007 Roll Call - Clyburn's Halls of History
Jan. 22, 2007 Observing The Birthday Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
July 13, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
July 12, 2006 Protect Voter Rights by Passing the Voting Rights Act
June 21, 2006 Voting Rights Act
Jan. 18, 2006 Congressman Clyburn becomes Chair of the House Democratic Caucus
Jan. 12, 2006 Clyburn to Chair Democrats Panel on Ethics
Oct. 27, 2005 Pelosi, Colleagues Seek to Protect Voting Rights of Gulf Coast Citizens Affected by Hurricanes
Oct. 8, 2004 Tribute to Christine Osburn Jackson
Feb. 18, 2004 HBCUs: Institutions for Past, Present & Future
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