Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on passage of critical federal funding for Medicare and children services:

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Mar 12, 2015 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement about the passing of civil rights activist Dr. Willie Barrow:

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Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) issued the following statement, today, following his decision not to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address before a Joint Meeting of Congress:

Feb 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after learning of the passing of 16th Ward Alderman JoAnn Thompson:

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From Bronzeville to Markham, Hyde Park to Evergreen Park, Chatham to Tinley Park, Auburn Gresham to Frankfort and Morgan Park to Mokena, Illinois’ First Congressional District is one of the most politically important and culturally diverse districts in the United States.
Economy and Jobs

Economy and Jobs

No single issue is more important to the future of our community than jobs. Most of us know someone – be it a friend, relative, or colleague – who is looking for work right now.
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Energy

The deadly Japanese earthquake and tsunami and subsequent nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi complex made us take a closer look at our own nuclear power industry.
Public Safety

Public Safety

I know firsthand the terrible toll that crime and violence takes on our community and nation. In 1999 my son Huey was shot and killed right here in Chicago.

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