Congressman Jim Clyburn

In this episode of Big Picture, host Andrew Gobeil spotlights James E. Clyburn: a civil rights leader from South Carolina, who rose to become one of the most powerful men in Congress.   History was made in January, 2007, when Jim Clyburn became House Majority Whip, the first South Carolinian to reach such a high position in Congress. His passion for politics drove him through defeats and victories, to reach the third most powerful political position in the U.S.