Rep. Emanuel Cleaver
Democrat • 5th District, Missouri • 6th Term • Sworn In 2005
- 1 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 432 of 439) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 51 of 439)
- 144 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 271 of 440) 8 Made Into Law (Ranks 7 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.
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- Past Seven Days: 45
- All-Time: 32,381
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2301Referred to the Subcommittee May 14, 2015 8 Views
To designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as the "Harry S. Truman Union Station".
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Con.Res.93Message on Senate action sent Nov 19, 2015 32 Views
Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ratification...
H.Res.518Referred to the House Committee Nov 05, 2015 23 Views
Honoring and praising the American Jewish Committee (AJC) on the occasion of its 109th anniversary.
H.Res.506Referred to the Subcommittee Nov 23, 2015 18 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in support of considering legislation that would reinforce the goals of the working famil...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 2270: Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2270 Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story ActAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 2288: To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 2288 To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposesAye (with party)November 30, 2015
H.R. 4038: American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015
On Passage: H R 4038 American Security Against Foreign Enemies ActNay (with party)November 19, 2015