Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after President Trump’s announcement on changes to U.S.–Cuba relations:

Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after a gunman opened fire on a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game:

“My thoughts and prayers are with Whip Steve Scalise, the Congressional Staff, Capitol Police and others all affected by this morning’s horrible shooting.

Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on the D.C. Circuit Court’s 2–1 decision in Global Tel*Link v. FCC to strike down a rule that capped the intrastate rates for inmate phone calls:

Jun 12, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) spoke on the House floor to discuss passage of H.R. 338 — To Promote a 21st Century Energy and Manufacturing Workforce.

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Jun 9, 2017 Press Release

 “Words are too insufficient for the loss of life taking place in our city, Chicago. I am truly heartbroken to learn that my dear friend, Nykea Pippion-McGriff, lost her son, Xavier Joy.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) issued the following statement after President Trump’s decision to pull out of the landmark, 195-signatory Paris Climate Accord:

May 26, 2017 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) will join hundreds of attendees at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery for a Memorial Day Commemorative Service to recognize and honor our nation’s servicemembers who died in service to the country. The ceremony will take place at the flagpole at 11:30 a.m. on the cemetery grounds, 20953 West Hoff Road, Elwood. 

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018:

May 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), who serves as Ranking Member on the Energy Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, helped draft infrastructure legislation to bring federal funding to Illinois’ roads,bridges and much more.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after former FBI Director Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel:

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Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.