Latest James Clyburn News

Haaland: 'Traumatic' history shown in Brown v. Board schools

Sep. 27, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

SUMMERTON, S.C. (AP) — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland joined House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Tuesday in visiting a rural South Carolina school that is now part of a National Park Service program to safeguard institutions connected to the Supreme Court's 1954 Brown v. Board of Education...

In South Carolina, Harris urges students to vote in midterms

Sep. 20, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris visited two historically Black colleges in South Carolina to push for voter registration as she focuses on places and demographics that will be key to Democrats’ chances to hold on to Congress in the midterm elections. In remarks...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Sep. 15, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

The Index-Journal. September 15, 2022. Editorial: Lindsey Graham, the artful sailor For the purposes of this writing, let’s set aside our individual views on the topic of abortion. Instead, let’s simply look at our state’s long-serving Sen. Lindsey Graham and...

2 House chairs seek probe into airlines' use of federal aid

Sep. 09, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

Two leading House Democrats are asking for a federal investigation into whether airlines used any of the $54 billion they received in government pandemic relief to pay employees to quit. The lawmakers said Friday that buyouts to employees made a pilot shortage worse and contributed...

GOP, Dems seek political boost from student loan debt plan

Aug. 26, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — To Democrats championing the White House’s student loan forgiveness plan, it was the long-awaited delivery of one of President Joe Biden’s campaign promises. To Republicans — and even some in the president’s own party — it was an ill-advised move...

Panel: Trump staffers pushed unproven COVID treatment at FDA

Aug. 24, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in the Trump White House tried to pressure U.S. health experts into reauthorizing a discredited COVID-19 treatment, according to a congressional investigation that provides new evidence of that administration’s efforts to override Food and Drug Administration...

Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation

Aug. 16, 2022 17:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill into law on Tuesday, delivering what he has called the “final piece” of his pared-down domestic agenda, as he aims to boost his party’s standing with voters less than three months before...

J&J COVID vaccine factory forced to trash even more doses

Aug. 11, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 135 million more doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine from a troubled Baltimore factory will have to be destroyed due to quality problems, Congressional panel leaders said Thursday. The announcement follows a report in May that detailed how...

Newspaper: Families of Haley, Clyburn got casino shares

Aug. 02, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

The husband of former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and brother of U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn were given shares of a company that leased slot machines to a North Carolina tribal casino that needed political help to open last year, The Wall Street Journal reported. Clyburn's brother and...

Cunningham picks former fighter pilot as SC gov running mate

Aug. 01, 2022 12:25 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Cunningham has chosen Tally Parham Casey, a civil litigator who flew fighter jets during three combat tours over Iraq, to be his running mate in his quest to become South Carolina's first Democratic governor in 20 years. “She’s one of the most...