Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Jun 26, 2014 Press Release

oday, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) released the following statement about a recent report released from social media giant Facebook:

May 29, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) released the following statement about a recent report released from internet giant Google:

May 28, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) released the following statement after learning of the passing of poet Dr. Maya Angelou:

“Dr. Angelou was an astounding figure on the global stage who took her place daringly encouraging all those around her. She will be missed dearly. I hope her light will continue to shine through those she touched.

The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act

Reforming our health care system is a historic opportunity to make health care more affordable for millions of uninsured Americans.
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From Bronzeville to Markham, Hyde Park to Evergreen Park, Chatham to Tinley Park, 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.
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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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