Clyburn fundraiser to be held Tuesday

U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn fund raiser held in Columbia Tuesday

COLUMBIA (WACH / AP) â?? A fundraiser for U.S. Representative Jim Clyburn will be held in Columbia on Tuesday.

The group, called Friends of Jim Clyburn, has a perception planned for 5:30 p.m. at the South Carolina Minority Business Enterprise Center.

Clyburn, is serving his 11th term as a Democratic congressman from The Palmetto State. His 6th District is a predominantly black district in the southern part of the state stretching from Columbia to Charleston. He last faced major party opposition in 2010, winning with 63 percent of the vote.

Clyburn reported $1.3 million in his campaign account at the end of March.

(The AP contributed to this story)