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Jim Clyburn
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House Majority Whip
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Preceded by Steve Scalise
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Preceded by Roy Blunt
Succeeded by Kevin McCarthy
House Assistant Democratic Leader
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2019
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Preceded by Chris Van Hollen
Succeeded by Ben Ray Luján
Chair of the House Democratic Conference
In office
January 16, 2006 – January 3, 2007
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Preceded by Bob Menendez
Succeeded by Rahm Emanuel
Vice Chair of the House Democratic Conference
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 16, 2006
Leader Nancy Pelosi
Preceded by Bob Menendez
Succeeded by John B. Larson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 6th district
Assumed office
January 3, 1993
Preceded by Robin Tallon
Personal details
Born
James Enos Clyburn

July 21, 1940 (1940-07-21) (age 80)
Sumter, South Carolina, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Emily England (m. 1961)
Children 3, including Mignon
Education South Carolina State University (BA)

James Enos Clyburn (/ˈklˌbɜːrn/; born July 21, 1940) is an American politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He is the U.S. Representative for SC's 6th congressional district since 1993, and the House Majority Whip since 2019. He was previously House Majority Whip from 2007 to 2011.


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