Latest James Clyburn News

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...

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'very mild symptoms'

Jul. 22, 2022 07:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and went into isolation with mild symptoms. White House officials went all-out to show that the 79-year-old U.S. leader could power through the virus and keep working because he was vaccinated and boosted. ...

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, has 'very mild symptoms'

Jul. 21, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and is experiencing “very mild symptoms,” the White House said, as new variants of the highly contagious virus are challenging the nation's efforts to get back to normal after two and a half years of pandemic...

Senate confirms Michelle Childs to DC appeals court

Jul. 19, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of South Carolina jurist Michelle Childs — recently under consideration for a slot on the U.S. Supreme Court — to sit on the federal court typically seen as a proving ground for the nation’s highest bench. Senators, including...

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. ...