South Carolina Congressman and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn is not only seeking re-election at the age of 81, but he is also all but daring any candidates to challenge him for the seat he's held for nearly the past three decades: "Come get it."

Cory Booker said a handful of wild things about Joe Biden in Michigan, including that Jim Clyburn once called the candidate an "honorary black man."

South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn explained why House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi might not submit articles of impeachment to the Senate, leading a pro-Trump Twitter account to spread fake news about the Black congressman.

A day after President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address, five members of the House Democrats' Faith Working Group came together to respond to the speech that one leader says failed "to offer solutions to poverty, unemployment or economic insecurity."


In a ceremony described as “beautiful, [and] spirit filled,” hundreds came together on Saturday for the funeral of Walter Scott, the unarmed South Carolina man who was shot in the back by a police officer last week, the confrontation captured on video for all the world to see. SEE ALSO: Mother Of Michael Slager “In […]


Everyone is familiar with the disaster that was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress earlier this month—which, coordinated with the Republican leadership and executed behind President Barack Obama’s back, strained relations between the United States and Israel. As reported in the latest issue of Newsweek in the article “Black Power In Washington,” members of the […]

The government shutdown in October lasted 16 days and cost at least $24 billion, and there are fears another one may be coming on Jan. 15. That’s when the money runs out again unless Congress extends funding. On NewsOne Now with Roland Martin, Rep. James Clyburn shared his thoughts about what’s coming. “I’m afraid that these folks are waiting for us […]

There’s no denying that President Barack Obama‘s Affordable Care Act has been met with resistance from the right. However, Dr. Ben Carson has taken an extreme view — the neurosurgeon believes that the healthcare initiative is the worst thing since slavery. U.S. House of Representatives Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn completely disagreed, and aired his views on […]


The third-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, Rep. James Clyburn, (D-SC), is breaking with President Barack Obama on marriage equality, reports MSNBC. Clyburn, who acknowledged his “fundamentalist Christian roots,” says that he has evolved on the issue and now believe that it should not be a states’ issue, but a “national” issue: “I, like […]

U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn believes that any plan to attack the debt and deficits will not work unless it includes ways to create jobs. And while the points of his message were worth hearing, it was the method he used that really caught my eye. Last week, he conducted a virtual town hall on […]

Congressman James Clyburn joins Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss the debt deal. Congressman Clyburn expressed that the deal reached on July 31st is a bad deal and it could have been a lot worse. TJMS: Congressman James Clyburn Says Debt Deal Is A Bad Deal, But Could Have Been Worse […]

Congressman James Clyburn joins Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union address, what it means for African-Americans and government spending.