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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

KCTV-5: Dem. Emanuel Cleaver defeats Jacob Turk for 7th time

Emanuel Cleaver has won re-election to Congress after defeating a familiar Republican foe. Cleaver, a Democrat and former mayor of Kansas City, won his eighth term Tuesday with a win over Jacob Turk. It marked the seventh consecutive general election in which the two men have squared off. Cleaver has won all seven. Read More

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Honoring Our Veterans

Friends, This Veterans Day, we honor and recognize the sacrifices of Missouri’s returned soldiers. Our district is home to nearly 50,000 veterans. It is our privilege to call these brave men and women our neighbors, and to support them as they live and thrive in civilian life. Missouri is already making strides to improve the […]

A Heart Felt Thank You

Thank you! Tonight our campaign won an overwhelming victory after sky-high turnout. I’m honored that the people of Missouri’s 5th District have re-elected me to serve another term, and I’m eager to continue my work for you in Congress. Over the course of our campaign, our volunteers poured their hearts and souls into electing Democrats […]

Election Night Watch Party!

oin Congressman Cleaver and our campaign team for a Victory 2018 Watch Party! RSVP for a free drink ticket to or by calling 816-561-2575. Hope to see you there!

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