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2010-02-08 12:34:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The news conference involving the leadership of the three Black Methodist Churches, which had been scheduled for Tuesday, February 9th, at the National Press Club, has been postponed because of the snow storm that has crippled Washington. The nation's three largest Black Methodist Church denominations had planned to pay tribute to Black History Month by announcing the formation of a historic coalition and plans to hold a major strategy summit in...

2010-01-19 17:50:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn held a press availability this afternoon in the Capitol following a Democratic leadership meeting. Below is a transcript of their remarks: Speaker Pelosi: Good afternoon. As you may be aware, we just had a meeting of our leadership. In spite of all the activity that I know you're aware of in Massachusetts and the rest, we're still on course --...

2009-09-25 11:39:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Vice President Joseph Biden and U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) are the scheduled guests on the premiere episode of TV One's new Sunday public affairs series Washington Watch with Roland Martin, which premieres Sunday, Sept. 27 at 11 AM, repeating at 5 PM (all times ET). Hosted by TV One political editor, CNN and Tom Joyner Morning Show analyst Roland Martin, the new hour-long weekly public affairs series will...

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2009-07-11 08:30:00

As members of the House prepare to introduce their healthcare overhaul bill on Monday, majority leaders are scrambling to persuade Democratic representatives to toe the party line while a sober President Obama says he foresees a long process of tough negotiations. Much of the controversy revolves around how the 10-year, $1 trillion plan will be financed in the midst of an already sagging economy and record budget deficits. Representative Charlie Rangel, head of the House Ways and Means...

2009-06-11 14:17:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL) today praised President Barack Obama for nominating Mignon Clyburn to serve on the Federal Communications Commission. "The women of NOBEL salute President Obama's nomination of Mignon Clyburn," said Senator Margaret Carter, president of NOBEL. "Who better to join the Commission than Mignon Clyburn, a long-time South Carolina Public Service Commissioner whose tenure over the...

2009-02-26 15:36:00

Report Emphasizes The Importance of Broadband Affordability and Adoption WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the invitation of U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, The Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) today briefed members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus about its continued mission to secure broadband access for citizens in underserved communities across the nation. Majority Whip...

2008-09-30 21:00:10

Tuesday started the period when voters in Ohio can cast early ballots in the November general election, officials said. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported that Ohioans began casting ballots after the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that Democratic Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner was correct to allow voters to register and cast a ballot on the same day. Republicans have argued that not allowing time between voter registrations and voting could lead to voter fraud. The newspaper...

2008-08-18 03:00:22

By Kasey, Pam Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi welcomed J. Michael Clyburn July 1 as its eighth president. Clyburn most recently was president at Louisburg College in Louisburg in north-central North Carolina. Although he was born in Kissimmee Fla., Clyburn said he has a strong childhood connection to West Virginia. "My mother was a school dietician in a private school in Point Pleasant, so I lived there probably seven years - about ages six to 13," he said. "In fact, I was there...