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March 12, 2004

Washington, DC ---- Congressman Bobby L. Rush will announce an aggressive legislative initiative to expand discount prescription drug programs through the 340 (B) drug program at the University of Chicago, the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine, 4th Floor, Atrium, 5841 South Maryland Ave., Chicago, Monday, March 22, 2004 @ 10:30AM.

March 1, 2004

"As the unrest continues over the resignation of Haitian President Jean-
Bertrand Aristide, Americans must maintain sight of the importance of
stabilizing the Haitian government and restoring calm and civility to that
country.

February 19, 2004

Chicago, IL. ---- I am saddened by Steves death. He was a passionate and professional political reporter. Although we differed occasionally, our political views were shared views.

The lunches that we shared at Binions, Elis, Harry Carays and Army & Lous were often provocative, political and pleasant.

February 17, 2004

Good morning.

I want to thank Ald. Ed Smith, and the Family of Mamie Till Mobley for joining me today especially Ms. Bertha Thomas, President, Emmett Till Foundation, and Mr. Abriel Thomas, Executive Director, of the Till Foundation.

It is NEVER too late for justice. In the case of Emmett Louis Till justice will be served!

February 14, 2004

Chicago, IL. ---- Congressman Bobby L. Rush will hold a news conference to discuss his recent House Concurrent Resolution calling for the U.S. Justice Department to formally investigate the murder of Chicagoan Emmett Till, and the acquittal of suspects J.W.

February 11, 2004

Like many Americans I was dismayed and disappointed by the broadcast of the half-time show of the Super Bowl. Less than a week from our first hearing on indecency standards, it seems that the concerns we expressed to the Broadcasters fell on deaf ears. Apparently, we failed to remind the Broadcasters that their licenses are a public privilege, and WHAT IS GIVEN CAN BE TAKEN AWAY.

February 9, 2004

Chicago, IL. ---- Congressman Bobby L. Rush, in conjunction with the Office of Commissioner Robert Shaw, Chairman, Cook County Board of Review, will conduct the first in a series of Tax Assessment Appeal Community Workshops to address the recent property tax increases in Chicago at Foster Park Field House, 1440 West 84th St., Chicago, Il.

January 28, 2004

Washington, DC ---- Congressman Bobby L. Rush (D-IL.) has elected to serve for the remaining 108th U.S. Congress on the powerful subcommittee on Health and the subcommittee on Commerce, Trade & Consumer Protection, on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Congressman Rush will maintain his seniority on these subcommittees.

January 23, 2004

Chicago, IL. ---- Congressman Bobby L. Rush will formally open the First Congressional District South Suburban Office at 3235 West 147th Street, Midlothian, IL., on Friday, January, 30, 2004 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM.

January 23, 2004

Chicago, IL. ---- U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-IL.) released the following statement: