Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Jun 14, 2004 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- Good morning. I want to thank Congressman Danny Davis, Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., and the distinguished organizing committee for convening this important Conference.

May 24, 2004 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- My heart is heavy learning of the passing of veteran writer, reporter, and columnist Vernon Jarrett.  My heartfelt condolences go to his wife Fernetta, his son Thomas, and his three wonderful grandchildren.

May 13, 2004 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- Hello, Im Congressman Bobby L. Rush.  I represent the people of the 1st Congressional District of Illinois.

This week, the Justice Department announced its is partnering with the State of Mississippi to investigate the brutal murder of Emmett Till.

May 12, 2004 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- The following statement was released by Congressman Bobby L. Rush:

May 10, 2004 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- I  want to thank the Dont Count Us Out Coalition of Chicago for inviting me here today.

 As a member of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, I stand here today deeply concerned about how truthful Nielsen Media Research is when it comes to counting African-American and Latino television viewership.

Apr 28, 2004 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (IL.), released the following statement:
Postpartum depression is a critical issue, and one that all Americans should recognize as a  serious and a debilitating disorder that affects childbearing women and their families everyday.

Apr 19, 2004 Press Release

Good Morning:
Today, my Democratic colleagues and I stand here today to present a Congressional report that shows the harsh reality for those Chicagoans who have lost their jobs and continue to struggle to find work.

Apr 1, 2004 Press Release

 Washington, DC ---- Congressman Bobby L. Rush issued the following statement: 

 I am pleased that we are voting on H.R. 3550,  The Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy For Users (TEA LU).