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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo.

Member of the House (9th term)



District: Missouri - 5th District
Political Highlights: sought Democratic nomination for Mo. House, 1970; sought Democratic nomination for Kansas City Council, 1975; Kansas City Council, 1979-91; mayor of Kansas City, 1991-99
Born: October 26, 1944; Waxahachie, Texas
Residence: Kansas City
Religion: Methodist
Family: Wife, Dianne Cleaver; four children
Education: Murray State College (Okla.), attended 1963-64; Prairie View A&M College, B.S. 1972; Saint Paul School of Theology, M.Div. 1974
Elected: 2004
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Housing, Community Development & Insurance - Chairman; Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship & Capital Markets; Oversight & Investigations); Homeland Security (Border Security, Facilitation, & Operations); Modernization of Congress
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District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 80th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 51,210 followers

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