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Emanuel Cleaver II's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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)
Date Title
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Funding for the A-10 Thunderbolt II
Sept. 6, 2013 Blog: EC From DC - September 6th, 2013
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
Dec. 21, 2012 EC from DC - December 21, 2012
Sept. 12, 2012 Congressman Cleaver's Statement on the Death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens
July 19, 2012 Tricking the Public is Obscene
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 8, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
May 13, 2011 Bill Breakdown: H.R. 754, FY 2011 Intelligence Authorization
Jan. 2, 2011 A Look Back
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Nov. 4, 2008 Lee's Summit Tribune - Cleaver Seeks Third Term, Use Experience to Fix Problems
Oct. 31, 2007 End the War in Iraq
May 24, 2007 Statement Of Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II On Vote Against Concurring With The Senate On Emergency Funding For The Iraq War
May 16, 2007 House Republicans Still Want To Provide The President A Blank Check On Iraq War
April 19, 2007 The Carnage In Iraq And The Supplemental Bill
Feb. 15, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Jan. 23, 2007 Congressman Emanuel Cleaver Response To The State Of The Union
June 28, 2006 Washington Republicans Can't Ignore Fact that They Created Records-Setting Deficits
June 20, 2005 Congressman Cleaver Testifies At BRAC Hearing
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Afghanistan
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Top Issues
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