In the News
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
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
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
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
Many of fintech’s biggest customers are low-income borrowers and people of color, per research conducted by Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) Cleaver discovered fintech companies often don’t disclose what factors they take into account when calculating a new borrower’s interest rate, and even when they do, which factors they choose to use are highly questionable. Some examine social media profiles, for example. Read More
From Our Blog
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 […]
Buy Your Tickets Now! Buy Your Tickets Now! Buy Your Tickets Now Or Email firstname.lastname@example.org for Tickets.
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.
Like many Americans, I am taking some time today to reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King’s life was dedicated to opening American eyes to the horrors of racism and bigotry, while tirelessly working toward his dream of equality and civil rights for all. In our world and in these […]
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 […]
Thank you for visiting my campaign Web site. If your intention was
to visit my official House of Representatives Web site, please click here.