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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo.

Member of the House (6th 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 and Insurance - Ranking Member; Oversight & Investigations)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 80th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 18,075 followers
State Clout: Missouri is 30th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

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