Rep. Emanuel Cleaver
Democrat • 5th District, Missouri • 6th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 1 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 410 of 436) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 21 of 436)
- 96 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 251 of 440) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 29 of 440)
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: 11
- Past Seven Days: 48
- All-Time: 31,524
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2301Referred to the Subcommittee May 14, 2015 3 Views
To designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as the "Harry S. Truman Union Station".
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.344Referred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 202 Views
Urging the discontinued use of the Confederate battle flag, which represents pain, humiliation, torture, and racial oppression, in remembrance...
H.R.2908 - National Bison Legacy ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 25, 2015 3 Views
To adopt the bison as the national mammal of the United States.
H.R.2866 - Healthy MOM ActReferred to House Oversight and Government Reform Jun 23, 2015 7 Views
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant women, and for other purposes.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2200: CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2200 CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing ActAye (with party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1295: Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015
On Motion to Concur in Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment: H R 1295 To extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)June 25, 2015
H.R. 1615: DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1615 DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015Aye (with party)June 25, 2015