Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Jan 22, 2016 Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement marking the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision today:

Jan 18, 2016 Press Release

CHICAGO — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement on Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Day in honor of the civil rights leader’s birthday on January 15, 1929:

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address:

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) sent a letter today to United States Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan regarding the situation surrounding the Village of Crestwood’s request for an independent ZIP code.

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Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) joined 315 other Members of the House of Representatives in passing the omnibus bill that will fund the federal government until September 30, 2016.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after the University of Chicago announced that it would add a Level 1 adult trauma care to its Hyde Park campus:

Dec 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after delegates to the COP21 Paris Climate Summit announced a final agreement to limit carbon pollution and address the climate crisis:

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Dec 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) signed on to an Illinois delegation letter to address the Canadian Pacific-Norfolk Southern merger:

The full text of the letter is below.

Dec 10, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) announced his strong support for Teamsters Local 727 in their unfair labor practice strike against Coca-Cola Refreshments in Niles, IL and at the Alsip, IL facility in his congressional district.

The full text of the letter is below:

Dec 7, 2015 Press Release

CHICAGO — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement after U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) will investigate the Chicago Police Department (CPD). The DOJ investigation comes after the release of a CPD dash cam video showing the shooting death of Laquan McDonald:

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