Latest James Clyburn News

Some US clinics stop doing abortions as ruling takes hold

Jun. 24, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

Abortion bans that were put on the books in some states in the event Roe v. Wade was overturned started automatically taking effect Friday, while clinics elsewhere — including Alabama, Texas and West Virginia — stopped performing abortions for fear of prosecution, sending women away in tears. ...

Clyburn wins; Maness and Weaver in SC education race runoff

Jun. 15, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Palmetto State Teachers Association Executive Director Kathy Maness and conservative think tank CEO Ellen Weaver made the runoff Tuesday for South Carolina’s open state education superintendent seat. The Democratic nominee was still up for grabs in one of...

James Clyburn wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in South Carolina's 6th Congressional District.

Jun. 14, 2022 20:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Clyburn wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in South Carolina's 6th Congressional District.

US failed to stop fraud in COVID loan program, Clyburn says

Jun. 14, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

The U.S. failed to take basic steps at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to prevent fraud in a federal aid program intended to help small businesses, depleting the funds and making people more vulnerable to identity theft, the chairman of a House panel examining the payouts said Tuesday. ...

Crowded education superintendent race highlights SC ballot

Jun. 11, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Contests for governor and the U.S. Senate are the marquee races in South Carolina's primaries next week, but numerous candidates are also competing for seats in Congress and for the statewide roles of education superintendent, attorney general and agriculture commissioner. ...

VP Harris says 'thank you' to SC Democrats at fundraiser

Jun. 10, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In her political return to a state where she campaigned heavily ahead of the 2020 election, Vice President Kamala Harris told a gathering of South Carolina Democrats how appreciative the White House is for the key support that ultimately led to the Biden administration. ...

Cisneros requests recount in race against Texas Rep. Cuellar

Jun. 06, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Progressive Jessica Cisneros is requesting a recount in her tight runoff election against nine-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar that remained too close to call nearly two weeks later. Cuellar was leading Cisneros by 187 votes, or 0.4 percentage points,...

VP Harris to headline dinner for South Carolina Democrats

Jun. 06, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

Vice President Kamala Harris is returning to South Carolina this week to headline a fundraising dinner for Democrats in the state, which plays a key role in the presidential nominating process. State Democratic party officials announced Monday that Harris will be the keynote speaker...

Pedestrian improvements on tap near SC State campus

Jun. 04, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Upgrades are in the works for a pedestrian and bicyclist corridor near the entrance of South Carolina State University. During a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn, SC State President Alexander Conyers and others noted the planned...

Cuellar, Cisneros runoff in Texas is too close to call

Jun. 01, 2022 14:22 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas primary runoff between Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar and his progressive challenger, Jessica Cisneros, was too close to call Wednesday, more than a week after the election. After a final update in Bexar County, Cuellar leads Cisneros by 136...