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KSHB-TV: Rep. Cleaver`s frustrations show during house debate

U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D - MO) did the legislative equivalent of "dropping the mic" Tuesday in the House of Representatives chamber. The extraordinary action came as legislators continued debate over a resolution that would condemn tweets made last weekend by President Trump, which even some Republicans called ``inappropriate.`` Read More

Kansas City Star: Op-Ed: Shutdown reality: Facts versus myths in the debate over immigration

When I arrived in our nation’s capital 14 years ago, I learned that one quickly becomes well-versed in the Washingtonian dialect of “spin” — a practice that can be defined as presenting facts in the most persuasive light possible. A more nefarious description is propaganda. When debating policy, individuals use the facts necessary to present their argument in the most attractive way. But central to any debate that can bring a meaningful outcome is the presentation of evidence-based facts. Read More

The Kansas City Star: Cleaver defeats perennial Republican rival Jacob Turk

Democrat Emanuel Cleaver II defeated perennial Republican rival Jacob Turk in the 5th District, which includes most of Jackson and the southern part of Clay counties as well as Lafayette, Ray and Saline counties. With 100 percent of results in, Cleaver led with 62 percent to 36 percent for Turk. Read More


From Our Blog

Extreme partisanship is tearing our country apart

Friends, Extreme partisanship is tearing our country apart, and today I decided that we’ve all had more than enough. This afternoon, I was presiding over the House floor debate on a resolution to condemn the President’s comments over the weekend. When Republicans moved to strike Speaker Pelosi’s statement that our President’s tweets were racist from […]

15th Annual Cleaver BBQ

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Annual Relgion in the Public Square Lecture, March 20th

Join Congressman Cleaver for the Annual Religiion in the Public Square Lecture, “Meet the Inquest,” sponsored by the St. Paul School of Theology. Wednesday, March 20th.


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