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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...

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?

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 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 ...

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.... ...

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 ...