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All Tax Cuts are Not Created Equal

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Is Obama so intent on his goal of passing his economic stimulus plan with at least 20-25 Republican votes in the Senate that he will sacrifice good policy for consensus?

Healthcare Reform Won't Happen This Year: Top Democrat Clyburn

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A prominent House Democrat said he doesn't expect a comprehensive healthcare reform bill to pass Congress in 2009, saying an incremental approach to c...

Clyburn Lobbies For "Artfully Redefined Earmarks" In Stimulus

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) has been leading a lobbying effort, directed at the incoming administration, to address the earmark prohibiti...

Sam Stein

Clyburn: Rahm Would Make A Great Chief Of Staff | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the highest-ranking Democrats in the House of Representatives offered an endorsement of his colleague Rahm Emanuel to take over the duties of W...

Sam Stein

Clyburn: We Can Now Truly Tell Children You Can Be Anything You Want | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. James Clyburn, one of the most prominent African Americans in Congress, spoke briefly about the broad historical significance of Barack Obama's e...

Clyburn: Wright Is "Knee-Capping" Obama

Washington Post's The Trail | Jonathan Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For a Democratic superdelegate who is officially still unaligned, House Majority Whip James Clyburn (S.C.) is sounding more and more like a Barack Oba...

James Clyburn Happy to Play His Familiar Part Once More

Sean Wilentz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Wilentz

Clyburn may well be correct about perceptions of the Clintons among some black voters; but he simply hides how Obama, his campaign, and their supporters have willfully created that impression.

Clyburn On Bill Clinton: African Americans Have Lost A Lot Of Respect For Him

New Yorker | Ryan Lizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the Thursday before the Pennsylvania primary, Bill Clinton spoke to a crowd of college students at a gymnasium in Lock Haven. The event was typical...

Clyburn: Superdelegates Should Keep Quiet On Candidate Support

Associated Press | Meg Kinnard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Leader Jim Clyburn said Friday some of his fellow Democratic Party superdelegates have been too quick to endorse presidential candidate...

Clyburn: Clinton Attacks Will Toughen Obama

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"I'm like everybody else, I'm torn," South Carolina Democrat Jim Clyburn says of his presidential choices in the primary coming up this Saturday.... ...

Clyburn To Bill Clinton: "Chill" On Obama

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The bitter back-and-forth between former President Bill Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama has led a prominent black lawmaker to tell the former president ...

Rep Clyburn, Top African American In Congress, May Endorse

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Representative James E. Clyburn of South Carolina, the highest-ranking African-American in Congress, said he was rethinking his neutral stance in his ...