Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) at the 2008 Democratic convention.
Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) at the 2008 Democratic convention. Brian Baer / Sacramento Bee / MCT
Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) at the 2008 Democratic convention. Brian Baer / Sacramento Bee / MCT

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