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04/19/2017_LXM_Emanuel Cleaver
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U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver in the KCUR studio in April 2017.

Missouri's Third District congressman expressed his concerns on federal pandemic spending.

Representative Emanuel Cleaver spoke on the federal government's response to COVID-19 and the economic impact of the pandemic. He also addressed what the small business loan program running out of money has meant for his district.

Brian Ellison is a guest host of talk shows, newscasts, special coverage and community events for KCUR. Follow him on Twitter @ptsbrian.
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