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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
June 26, 2014 Rush Commends Social Media Giant for Taking Action in Revealing Diversity Numbers in Recent Report
May 29, 2014 Rush Commends Google for Taking Action in Addressing Diversity in Recent Report
May 28, 2014 Rush Statement on Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
April 11, 2013 As We Mark Equal Pay Day, Congressman Bobby L. Rush Calls for Enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act
Feb. 12, 2013 Congressman Bobby L. Rush Calls Upon House GOP Leadership to Quickly Bring Up and Pass the Bipartisan Senate-Passed Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization
Feb. 5, 2013 Rush Remembers Former Congresswoman Cardiss Collins
July 13, 2011 Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Exposure Elimination Act of 2011
April 1, 2011 Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke Reintroduces H.R. 1319, the Global Sexual & Reproductive Health Act
April 22, 2010 Congressman Bobby Rush And U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood Aim To Increase Minority, Women Participation In Federal Contracting Opportunities, Reduce Bonding Barriers
April 2, 2009 Rush Presses For Women- and Minority-Owned Participation Before Key House Telecom Subcommittee
March 30, 2009 Melanie Blocker Stokes Mom's Opportunity to Access Health, Education, Research, and Support for Postpartum Depression Act
Aug. 8, 2007 Letter to Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
July 24, 2007 Chairman Rush Joins National Democratic Leadership In Celebrating 1st Raise For Working Families in 10 Years
Oct. 20, 2005 Helping Mothers Suffering from Postpartum Depression
June 9, 2005 Repairing Young Women's Lives Around the World--Obstetric Fistula
April 28, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Continues Fight for Postpartum Depression Legislation
Jan. 3, 2005 Statement by U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Regarding the Passing of Former Congressman Shirley Chisholm
June 25, 2004 Remarks by U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Postpartum Support International Renaissance Hotel Northbrook, IL.
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