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Bobby Rush's Public Statements

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
April 16, 2007 US Rep. Bobby Rush Congratulates Daley on Securing Olympic Bid for Chicago
March 29, 2007 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2008
March 23, 2007 US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
March 20, 2007 Letter: To Dave Obey, Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; James Walsh, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, H
March 13, 2007 Rep. Watson & Black Caucus Members Register Outrage Over Blatant Discrimination by Cherokee Nation
March 8, 2007 US Rep Rush Fights for More Preventive Health Care Options for Low Income Families and Elderly
Feb. 28, 2007 US Rep Rush Vows to Change Collegiate Sports Discriminatory Hiring Practices
Feb. 13, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 9, 2007 Rush Introduces Major Privacy Bill During National Consumer Protection Week
Feb. 5, 2007 Statement on H. Res. 94: A resolution Supporting The Ideals and Goals of National Consumer Protection Week
Jan. 30, 2007 Letter: To Rep. David Obey, Chairman House Appropriations Committee; Rep. Jerry Lewis, Ranking Member House Appropriations Committee
Jan. 18, 2007 College Student Relief Act of 2007
Jan. 10, 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007
Nov. 16, 2006 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush's statement on the new Democratic Party leadership
Oct. 24, 2006 Letter to E. Hunter Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian National Railway Company
Oct. 24, 2006 Durbin, Colleagues Say Canadian National Railway Must Honor Its Agreements with Amtrak
Sept. 28, 2006 HIV/AIDS
Sept. 26, 2006 National Institutes of Health Reform Act of 2006
Sept. 20, 2006 Darfur Peace and Accountability Act
July 27, 2006 Health Information Technology Promotion Act of 2006
July 12, 2006 Just Do It
June 23, 2006 Chicago Congressional Delegation Calls on Bush Administration to Secure City, Implement 9/11 Commission Recommendations
June 16, 2006 Declaring that the United States Will Prevail in the Global War on Terror
June 9, 2006 U.S. Rep Bobby L Rush Opens Door for Competition, Choice and Lower Cable Bills with Passage of House Telecommunications Bill
June 9, 2006 Rush, Schakowsky Ask IL Department of Public Health to Ban Carbon Monoxide from Meat and Fish Packaging
June 8, 2006 Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006
June 8, 2006 Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006
June 6, 2006 Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006
May 15, 2006 Letter to President of the United States George W. Bush
May 11, 2006 Letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Joe Barton
May 11, 2006 U.S. Rep Bobby L. Rush Adds Medicare Drug Program Component to Upcoming Events as May 15 Enrollment Deadline Looms and Extention Plans Stall
May 3, 2006 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee for Transportation, Treasury, HUD and the Judiciary Committee on Appropriations Joe Knollenberg
May 3, 2006 Letter to The Chicago Sun-Times Editor
April 27, 2006 Bipartisan Video Franchising Bill Passes Committee 42-12
April 12, 2006 U.S. Rep Bobby L. Rush Says the SICA Athletic League Breakup is Sickening
April 12, 2006 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Presses On With Support for Immigration Reform
March 20, 2006 Congressman Rush Convenes Leaders in Historic "Working Group on Hope and Healing in Englewood"
March 16, 2006 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Responds to No Federal Charges in Emmett Till's Murder
March 9, 2006 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Urges President Bush to Fully Fund Liheap in Exclusive Meeting
Feb. 28, 2006 Cong. Bobby L. Rush to Call for National Security Statndards for Metra in Wake of Startling Report
Feb. 23, 2006 Rush Calls for Extension of Medicare Prescription Drug May 15 Deadline
Feb. 17, 2006 U.S. Rep. Boby L. Rush Says Cable "A La Carte" Pricing Hurts Minority Programming
Feb. 15, 2006 Congressman Rush Lauds Morgan Park H.S. African Americans' AP Academic Achievement on House Floor
Feb. 7, 2006 Statement From U.S. Bobby L. Rush on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Feb. 1, 2006 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
Jan. 31, 2006 Statement By U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush on the Passing of Coretta Scott King
Jan. 21, 2006 Congressman Rush Speech Man-Boy Breakfast
Dec. 13, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Pushes for National Recognition of Rosa Parks with Commemorative Postage Stamp
Dec. 9, 2005 CBC Follows Meek in Effort to Free Imprisoned Haitian Priest
Nov. 10, 2005 U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush Responds to Possible Retrial of Andrea Yates
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