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February 18, 2003

Chicago, IL ---- This morning, U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-1st) announced the filing of a federal lawsuit demanding that the Chicago Board of Elections discontinue their arbitrary policy of deeming registered voters "inactive," thereby denying them their right to nominate a candidate for elected office. Joining Rep. Rush as a plaintiff in this lawsuit are: Rep.

Issues:Health Care
February 10, 2003

Chicago, IL ---- U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-1st) joined Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD) in pledging his commitment to turn up the heat on President Bush and demand greater funding for the "Leave No Child Behind" education bill. Today's press conference, which took place in the Rep.

February 6, 2003

Washington, D.C. ---- U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-1st) joined several Members of Congress as they introduced legislation to repeal the Iraq Use of Force Resolution signed into law by the President last fall. Under the Iraq resolution, the President has broad authority to speedily use the U.S. Armed Forces to defend U.S.

February 3, 2003

Chicago, IL ---- U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) held a Congressional field hearing to gather information on the flaws in the death penalty system in Illinois and the nation. Joined by several Members of the Illinois delegation, Rep.

January 20, 2003

The following is the statement of Congressman Rush delivered at his press conference.