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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Bobby L. Rush
Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 6 Children (1 deceased)
Birth Date: 11/23/1946
Birth Place: Albany, GA
Home City: Chicago, IL
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - FEMA Public Assistance for Disaster Damage in Illinois
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Durbin, Kirk, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Public Assistance for Southern and Central Illinois Counties
Nov. 25, 2013 Kirk, Durbin, Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Refief for Central and Southern Illinois Counties
May 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Illinois Disaster Relief
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
March 8, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 13, 2011 10 Years of War in Afghanistan: At What Cost?
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
April 6, 2011 Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011
March 14, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Fred Upton, The Honorable Ed Whitfield, and The Honorable Cliff Stearns
March 10, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
March 10, 2011 The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and That Community's Response
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Sept. 1, 2010 Durbin and Illinois Congressional Delegation Call on President to Provide Federal Relief for Thirteen Illinois Counties
July 1, 2010 Rush Viscerally Harkens Back to the 1970s as he Spoke About the Sense of Terror that Convicted Felon Jon Burge Wreaked on Incarcerated Prisoners in Chicago's Jails
Sept. 14, 2007 Recognizing September 11 as a Day of Remembrance
July 10, 2007 Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007
June 23, 2006 Chicago Congressional Delegation Calls on Bush Administration to Secure City, Implement 9/11 Commission Recommendations
June 6, 2006 Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006
Feb. 28, 2006 Cong. Bobby L. Rush to Call for National Security Statndards for Metra in Wake of Startling Report
Sept. 7, 2005 Hurricane Katrina Disaster
Sept. 4, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush To Galvanize State, Federal and Community Leaders To Prepare for Incoming Hurricane Katrina Evacuees
Sept. 2, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush In Letter To Bush: "Hurricane Katrina Rescue Efforts Is One of the Greatest Injustices of My Lifetime"
Aug. 31, 2005 Statement By U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush on Hurricane Katrina
July 15, 2004 Letter to Secretary Ridge
July 13, 2004 Appointment of Conferees on H.R. 4613, Department Appropriations Act, 2005
March 21, 2004 Tribute to the Republic of Tunisia
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