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Emanuel Cleaver II's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Emanuel Cleaver II
Office: U.S. House (MO) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Dianne; 4 Children: Emanuel III, Emil, Evan, Marissa
Birth Date: 10/27/1944
Birth Place: Waxahachie, TX
Home City: Kansas City, MO
Religion: United Methodist (UMC)
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Date Title
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 6, 2014 Politico - Congressional Black Caucus Plots Path Forward
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Secretary Napolitano
Sept. 24, 2012 Congressman Cleaver Works to Ensure Missouri's Voters are Prepared on Election Day
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
March 2, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 15, 2011 Rep. Fudge Joins Whip Hoyer and House Democrats for Forum on State Voter Laws
Nov. 14, 2011 Cohen and House Democrats Hold Forum on State Voters Laws
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
April 6, 2011 The Washinton Post - In its 40 years, Congressional Black Caucus Has Seen Mission, Challenges Evolve
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Aug. 8, 2008 Statement of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver on the 40th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: Celebrating the Past and Looking to the Future
Aug. 8, 2007 Statement of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver on the 40th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: Celebrating the Past and Looking to the Future
Jan. 24, 2007 Cleaver Presides Over The House As The US Territories And Washington, D.C. Get A Vote In Congress
Jan. 12, 2007 Congressman Cleaver Statement In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
July 18, 2006 Marriage Protection Amendment
June 22, 2006 Congressman Cleaver Expresses Disappointment Over Republican Halting of Voting Rights Act Renewal
Dec. 14, 2005 Cleaver Explains Civil Rights--Based Opposition to Alto Confirmation
Dec. 9, 2005 CBC Follows Meek in Effort to Free Imprisoned Haitian Priest
March 20, 2005 For the Relief of the Parents of Theresa marie Schiavo
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights
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