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Congressman Clyburn releases statement on the 6th Congressional District Democratic Primary

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Congressman James E. Clyburn Congressman James E. Clyburn
Congressman James E. Clyburn released the following statement in response to winning the 6th Congressional District Democratic Primary today, June 10:

I am humbled by the trust and confidence voters continue to have in my representation of the 6th Congressional District of South Carolina.

If re-elected in November, I will continue to champion rural and economically challenged communities.  South Carolinians deserve clean air, safe drinking water projects, and access to affordable healthcare.  I will continue to support higher education where I have led the charge for increased Pell grants, and historic restoration and preservation at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  And I will continue to advocate for great investments in P-K through post secondary.

Our citizens need leaders, who will work to expand Medicaid and voting rights, to protect Social Security and our children; to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure and trust in government. 

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