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James Enos Clyburn is an American politician and a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina. He has served as House Majority Whip since 2019. He is a two-time Majority Whip, having previously served in the post from 2007 to 2011, and served as House Assistant Minority Leader from 2011 to 2019.
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Democrats debate direction of the U.S. Department of AgricultureThe person President-elect Joe Biden selects to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture will oversee farming policy as well as programs like food stamps and nutrition services. Congressman James..
How civil rights leader James Clyburn helped Joe Biden and Black America win the White HouseU.S. Rep. James Clyburn has been fighting for civil rights for 60 years. At 80, he gave himself one last job: Get Joe Biden into the White House.
Rep. Jim Clyburn Says 2 Black Women Inspired His Support for Joe BidenCongressman Jim Clyburn's widely credited with saving Joe Biden's Presidential campaign, but he says Joe shouldn't thank him ... the credit goes to 2 Black women who inspired him. The distinguished..
Clyburn to Trump: 'The campaign is over'The highest-ranking Black member of Congress is urging President Donald Trump to stop challenging the results of the 2020 general election and start finding ways to work with the incoming..
Clyburn says "'defund the police' is killing our party"We "talked about how that slogan... could undermine the BLM movement, just as 'burn, baby, burn' destroyed our movement back in the '60s," Clyburn told CBSN.
Rep. Jim Clyburn: John Lewis would never say "defund the police"House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn joined CBSN to discuss his reaction to President-elect Joe Biden's victory, why he believes fear of socialism cost some House Democrats their seats, and why the late..
Democratic Whip James Clyburn: 'Defund the police' cost Democrats seats, hurt Black Lives Matter movement"We can't pick up these things just because it makes a good headline," Clyburn said. "Work on what makes headway, rather than what makes headlines."
House Whip James Clyburn calls Barr's slavery comment the most 'God-awful thing I've ever heard'Barr said Wednesday, "other than slavery," the coronavirus lockdown measures were the "greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history."
Clyburn compares the stakes of the 2020 election to Lincoln’s candidacy in 1860.
Rep. Clyburn reveals what Biden said to him before picking HarrisHouse Majority Whip Rep. Jim Clyburn, who spoke to Biden on Monday, said the choice was difficult up until the final days.
Congressman Jim Clyburn on Joe Biden's historic choice of Kamala Harris for VPHouse Majority Whip Jim Clyburn joined CBSN to discuss Joe Biden's historic choice of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. Clyburn reveals how he advised Biden during the vetting process, and..
Rep. Clyburn warns US lacks plan to stop virusRep. James Clyburn said the COVID-19 crisis is much worse than the 2008 Great Recession. That's because the U.S. is without a national strategy to contain the coronavirus, he told The Associated Press..
Rep. Jim Clyburn Says Gov't Preparing for Trump's Refusal to Leave White HouseRep. Jim Clyburn's adamant that President Trump is dead serious about remaining in office -- whether or not he wins the election -- and says it's not out of the question that military leaders will have..
Trump is planning ‘Emergency’ to stay in office, top Democrat saysPresident Donald Trump has no intention of “peacefully” transferring power if he loses the November election, according to House Majority Whip James Clyburn. Trump, who floated the idea of delaying..
Donald Trump is the Mussolini to Putin’s Hitler, top Democrat saysWASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 08: House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) joins fellow Democrats from the House and Senate to announce new legislation to end excessive use of force by police and make it..
ICYMI: Top takeaways from this week's "Face the Nation"This week we sat down with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, Majority Whip James Clyburn and former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb.
8/2: Meadows, Clyburn, KashkariThis week on "Face the Nation," coronavirus deaths and infections continue to rise in the U.S. as July marks the worst month for new cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
Clyburn slams Republicans for "jerking people around"Democratic leaders and the White House have yet to reach agreement on a coronavirus relief bill.
Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on August 2, 2020On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, Rep. James Clyburn and Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb
Transcript: James Clyburn on "Face the Nation"The following is a transcript of an interview with House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn that aired Sunday, August 2, 2020, on "Face the Nation."
Clyburn calls for long-term extension of unemployment, saying "this jerking people around" is "not the way we ought to be conducting ourselves"The House Majority Whip says he would support any measure that extended beyond a one-week extension of benefits.
Rep. James E. Clyburn: John Lewis made his life a sermon. Honor him with moral deeds.John R. Lewis was dedicated to racial equality in America through non-violent acts. It's time to honor him by taking action like he would have.
Pelosi names Dem members for coronavirus oversightSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi names six Democratic lawmakers to join House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on a new bipartisan committee that will track the nearly $3 trillion in coronavirus aid. (April..
House coronavirus committee will investigate loans that went to publicly traded companies, says Rep. ClyburnThe House majority whip said a priority for his committee will be looking into how publicly traded companies received loans to help small businesses.
Before the Clyburn Endorsement, an Elderly Church Usher With a QuestionJannie Jones is the 76-year-old woman who had to know who Representative James Clyburn was voting for in the South Carolina primary. Did her question change the Democratic presidential race?
How Rep. James Clyburn, a South Carolina icon, helped Biden score his big comebackExit polls showed nearly half of Democratic primary voters in South Carolina said James Clyburn's endorsement was an important factor in their vote.
In good early sign for Biden, exit polls find Clyburn endorsement influential in South CarolinaAbout six in 10 voters in South Carolina's Democratic primary on Saturday said influential congressman James Clyburn's endorsement of Joe Biden was a factor in their decision - a good early sign for..
Biden nabs Clyburn endorsement before S.C. primary2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has won the endorsement of Rep. Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking black member of Congress and the kingmaker of South Carolina's Democratic political..
Biden secures key endorsement as 2020 candidates court black voters in South CarolinaFormer U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday secured the endorsement of James Clyburn, an influential black congressman from the early-voting state of South Carolina, which could prove pivotal to..
SC's influential Rep. Clyburn endorses BidenU.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking black member of Congress and the kingmaker of South Carolina's Democratic political orbit, has endorsed Joe Biden's presidential campaign. (Feb. 26)
Senior House Democrat Clyburn endorses Biden for presidentJames Clyburn, the No. 3 Democrat in the House of Representatives and an influential black legislator from the early voting state of South Carolina, said on Wednesday he would endorse former U.S. Vice..
South Carolina kingmaker Rep. James Clyburn endorses Joe Biden ahead of primaryRep. James Clyburn, a living legend in South Carolina politics, has an unparalleled network in the state, particularly among African-American voters.
Tom Steyer Stirs More Debate Over Payments in South CarolinaMr. Steyer, a billionaire running for president, rents his campaign headquarters in South Carolina from a daughter of the state’s most powerful Democrat, Representative James Clyburn.
Biden in South Carolina, hopes for key endorsementProminent South Carolina Democratic Congressman Jim Clyburn says he'll endorse a presidential candidate on Wednesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden is looking for a boost ahead of Super Tuesday...
No. 3 House Democrat Clyburn of South Carolina to back Biden for president: PoliticoJim Clyburn, the No. 3 Democrat in the House of Representatives and an influential black lawmaker from the early voting state of South Carolina, is expected on Wednesday to endorse Joe Biden's..
Trump Impeachment Trial in Doubt as a House Leader Suggests Withholding ArticlesThe comments by Representative James E. Clyburn, the No. 3 Democratic leader, cast further uncertainty on the path forward for a Senate trial of President Trump.
Rep. Jim Clyburn reflects on legacy of Elijah CummingsRepresentative Elijah Cummings, Maryland congressman and civil rights champion, died at the age of 68 Thursday due to complications from long-standing health issues. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn,..
Democrats flock to South Carolina for "World Famous Fish Fry" eventTwenty-two Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina Friday for Rep. Jim Clyburn's "World Famous Fish Fry." Contenders are looking for an edge in the state's early primary..
Democrats urge unity at South Carolina fish fryDespite recent fighting within the Democratic party about comments connected to race, the candidates chose not to take aim at each other during South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn’s famous fish fry...
Interviews with candidates, state party officials and more at Rep. Jim Clyburn's fish fryTwenty-one Democratic candidates are pitching themselves to South Carolina voters at Rep. Jim Clyburn's annual fish fry. Watch Major Garrett, Elaine Quijano, Ed O'Keefe and Caitlin Huey-Burns lead..
Tim Ryan discusses plan to "out compete" ChinaRep. Tim Ryan of Ohio is one of 21 Democrats hopefuls in Columbia, South Carolina, for Rep. Jim Clyburn's fish fry. He joins Major Garrett and Elaine Quijano to discuss his plan on China.
Rep. John Delaney discusses his 2020 candidacy ahead of World Famous Fish FryFormer Maryland Rep. John Delaney spoke with CBSN at Jim Clyburn's World Famous Fish Fry about his 2020 candidacy. Delaney was the first Democrat to announce and believes getting a head start gives him..
Buttigieg, for Second Time, Returns Home to Deal with Police Shooting AftermathMr. Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., withdrew from the South Carolina fish fry hosted by Representative James E. Clyburn to attend a protest following the shooting of a black man by police.
Rep. Jim Clyburn: 2020 Democrats must make case for "accessible and affordable" policiesDemocrats are gathering in Columbia, South Carolina, for the "World Famous Fish Fry," where 2020 candidates will try to make their case for winning the White House. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn,..
South Carolina takes spotlight in 2020 presidential campaignTwenty-two Democratic presidential candidates are heading to South Carolina this weekend for Rep. Jim Clyburn's "World Famous Fish Fry." Kaitlin Stansell, anchor and reporter at CBS Charleston..