Yvette D. Clarke

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Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke

Yvette Diane Clarke (born November 21, 1964) is a Democratic member of the US House of Representatives from New York.

Support for Planned Parenthood

Requested Investigation of Center for Medical Progress

On July 22, 2015, Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky, Yvette D. Clarke, Zoe Lofgren and Congressman Jerrold Nadler sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and California Attorney General Kamala Harris requesting an investigation into the Center for Medical Progress following that organization's release of undercover video footage showing high-level Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of aborted baby parts.[1]

EMILY's List

In 2006, EMILY's List contributed $101,307 to Yvette Clarke's campaign for the U.S. House in New York District 11.[2]


  1. Website of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky: Schakowsky, Lofgren, Nadler and Clarke send letter to Attorneys General asking for investigation into Center for Medical Progress, July 22, 2015 (accessed on July 22, 2015)
  2. http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?id=NY11&cycle=2006 OpenSecrets.org: Summary Data - 2006 Race: New York District 11] (accessed on July 22, 2015)