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Bobby Rush's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
July 16, 2014 Violence in Chicago
May 28, 2014 Rush Statement on Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 1, 2014 Rush Cosponsors Legislation to Stop Taxpayers Subsidies for Fined Sports Owners
May 1, 2014 Rush Cosponsors Legislation to Stop Taxpyers Subsidies for Fined Sports Owners
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
Oct. 25, 2011 Letter to Chairman Upton
Aug. 26, 2011 The Hill - The King Memorial is Finished, His Life's Work is Not
July 29, 2011 Cardin, Wicker Recognize the International Year for People of African Descent
Oct. 2, 2009 Statement By U. S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush In Response To Loss Of Chicago's 2016 Olympics Bid
April 13, 2009 U.S. Rep. Rush Says Obama Administration Plan To Ease Cuba Restrictions Is "A Significant Step In The Right DirectionÂ…"
Sept. 28, 2008 Introduction of the Can Do Bill
Sept. 25, 2008 Travel Promotion Act of 2008
Jan. 29, 2008 Introducing the Innocence Project Gold Medal Bill
April 16, 2007 US Rep. Bobby Rush Congratulates Daley on Securing Olympic Bid for Chicago
Feb. 28, 2007 US Rep Rush Vows to Change Collegiate Sports Discriminatory Hiring Practices
April 12, 2006 U.S. Rep Bobby L. Rush Says the SICA Athletic League Breakup is Sickening
Dec. 13, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Pushes for National Recognition of Rosa Parks with Commemorative Postage Stamp
June 1, 2005 Statement on Exhumation of Emmett Till's Remains
April 4, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) Recognized for Increasing Minority Homeownership at Congressional Black Caucus Awards Ceremony
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