Government & Politics

Government & Politics

Emanuel Cleaver: Hillary Clinton faces ‘irrational hatred’ because of gender

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a black lawmaker who backed Hillary Clinton over Barack Obama in 2008, will speak on her behalf at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The moment comes as both a vindication and call of duty for Cleaver, a former Kansas City mayor and Methodist preacher who befriended the Clintons 25 years ago. Cleaver took flak from some in the black community for not supporting then-Sen. Barack Obama.

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The Kansas secretary of state spoke Monday about the Trump campaign and responded to criticism that the GOP nominee lacks conservative credentials.
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