Rep. Emanuel Cleaver
Democrat • 5th District, Missouri • 5th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 381 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 216 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 248 of 438) 13 Made Into Law (Ranks 102 of 438)
Born in Waxahachie, Texas on October 26, 1944, Cleaver grew up in public housing in Wichita Falls, Texas. After his graduation from Prairie View A&M University, Cleaver moved to Kansas City, Missouri. He founded a branch of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Kansas City and received a Master of Divinity degree from St. Paul School of Theology. Cleaver was ordained as a minister the United Methodist church and served a city councilman in Kansas City from 1979 to 1991, and was the mayor of Kansas City, Missouri for two terms, from 1991 until 1999. He was the first African American mayor in that city's history.
- Today: 7
- Past Seven Days: 45
- All-Time: 30,185
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.5144 - EASY Voting ActReferred to the House Committee Jul 17, 2014 2 Views
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require States which require individuals to present a photo identification as a condition of vot...
H.R.4638Referred to the Subcommittee May 12, 2014 1 Views
To designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as the "Harry S. Truman Union Station".
H.R.4489 - World War I Memorial Act of 2014Ordered to be Reported (Amended) Jun 19, 2014 3 Views
To designate memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.699Motion to reconsider laid Aug 01, 2014 18 Views
Welcoming African leaders to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit and African trade ministers to the 13th Forum of the African Growt...
H.Res.701Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 17 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the current outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia is an internation...
H.R.5352 - Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2014Referred to House Judiciary Jul 31, 2014 16 Views
To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014