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The Kansas City StarEditorial
Thursday, July 28, 2016
U.S. House: 5th District
Democrat: Emanuel Cleaver, Kansas City’s first African-American mayor, has served in this seat since his first election in 2004. As a Democrat in a GOP-controlled House, he has been a strong voice in calling for civility from a group that appears to prefer rancor. Roberta Gough is his opponent.