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Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014
It's about the farm, food and the future (04/04/14)

Inspiration from Ike - Even in the Snow and Ice (03/10/14)

It's Time to Give Hardworking Missourians a Pay Raise (03/02/14)

The future of communtiy banks (01/17/14)

Congressman Cleaver urges immediate action to help Missouri's fifth district (01/10/14)

Holidays and Hope (12/19/13)

A concern with the EPA (12/16/13)

The latest on the Affordable Care Act (12/06/13) 5

Fix the problem or fight about it? (11/22/13)

An earmark by any other name ... (11/15/13)

Nov. 8, 2013 (11/11/13)

Oct. 14, 2013 (10/18/13)

Open the government (10/14/13)

The President visits with a message -- No government shutdown (09/27/13)

Hunger is not a game (09/23/13)

What to do in Syria? (09/06/13) 3

Congressman Cleaver is moving into Higginsville (Aug. 26, 2013) (09/04/13) 4

Working together to avert sequestration disaster (Aug. 19, 2013) (09/04/13)

August 12, 2013 (08/16/13)

We must honor those who have gone before us (08/02/13)

We must protect hardworking families who want to own a home (07/29/13)

DÉJÀ VU IN CONGRESS (07/19/13) 1

I came to Congress to make a difference (07/11/13) 14

Strengthening Our Commitment to Veterans' Health (07/05/13) 1

DON'T DOUBLE THE RATE: We can't do this to American students!! (07/01/13)

Everyone knows that ... right? (06/04/13) 1

Immigration reform (05/10/13)

New developments on rural banking and customer loans (05/04/13)

Boston attacks bring Americans together (04/20/13)

Bipartisan measure would restore expired disaster assistance programs 
 (04/19/13)

New legislation for agriculture disaster (04/05/13) 8

Meeting with Farm Bureau, recalling rural roots (03/29/13)

Celebrating agriculture (03/22/13)

Fighting for women (03/16/13)

Cutting with a blindfold will hurt Missouri (03/04/13) 1

Boosting jobs, economy (02/15/13) 6

Could Tax Payer Relief Act set the stage for new farm bill? (02/01/13) 1

Hope for the New Year (12/29/12)

Much to be thankful for in spite of problems in nation and its capital (12/20/12)

Help is on the way for Mo. farmers (07/17/12) 12

Farm regulations fight (02/07/12) 3

Why wait for tragedy? (01/27/12) 3

Keeping 'family' in family farms (01/06/12) 2

Fight for jobs -- and hope (12/06/11) 2

Reports from the 5th District
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Emanuel Cleaver II is now serving his fourth term representing Missouri's 5h Congressional District Having served for twelve years on the city council of Missouri's largest municipality, Kansas City, Cleaver was elected as the city's first African American mayor in 1991. During his eight year stint in the Office of the Mayor, Cleaver distinguished himself as an economic development activist and an redevelopment craftsman. Cleaver has received five honorary Doctoral Degrees augmented by a bachelor's degree from Prairie View A&M, of the University of Texas, and a master's degree from St. Paul Theology of Kansas City. Cleaver was unanimously elected the 20th chair of the Congressional Black Caucus of the 112th Congress. Cleaver, a native of Texas, is married to the former Dianne Donaldson. They have made Kansas City home for themselves and their four children.