James Clyburn's file:
Clyburn

Democrat from South Carolina

James Clyburn is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina. He serves as Assistant Minority Leader -- the third-highest-ranking officer in the House Democratic leadership.

Recent statements involving James Clyburn

When Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid were created, "Republicans stood on the sidelines"

"We do not want to raise anybody's tax rates. That's never been on the table."

Recent stories featuring James Clyburn

Mailbag: Party conventions edition:

As we kicked into high gear for the party conventions, our readers were right there with us, challenging and cheering our work.

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On final night in Charlotte, Obama takes the stage:

We fact-check the speeches by President Obama (and his warm-up acts). We’ll be fact-checking speeches throughout the night and will update this story as we do.

Democrats wrap up convention with Obama re-election appeal:

President Barack Obama took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte Thursday to make his case for re-election.

PolitiFact, PolitiFact Georgia and the AJC Truth-O-Meter tested some claims by the President and others on the convention’s final day.

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On final night in Charlotte, Obama takes the stage:

We fact-check the speeches by President Obama (and his warm-up acts).

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