Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Jan 13, 2005 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- Congressman Bobby L. Rush along with officials from the City of Chicago and Metra joined together today to dedicate an all-new commuter station at 3259 W. Columbus Avenue, which is located on Metras SouthWest Service line from Orland Park.

Jan 7, 2005 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- Congressman Bobby L. Rush believes the recent overturn of Andrea Yates' murder conviction opens the door for law enforcement and the public to better understand and work toward treating postpartum depression as a medical condition rather than criminal behavior. 

Jan 3, 2005 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- My heart is heavy over the loss of Shirley Chisholm, a pioneer in politics. As the first Black woman elected to Congress, Ms. Chisholms tenacity and unapologetic voice on key issues will be forever remembered by her constituents and colleagues.  She opened doors for people such as myself, and I will always be eternally grateful.

Nov 8, 2004 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- "Kwame Raoul's commitment over the years to the community has allowed him to keep his finger on the pulse of relevant issues and opportunities for change.  I'm confident that his presence will be an asset to the state Senate and the constituents he now represents."