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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
Nov. 1, 2007 Energy and Commerce Leaders Announce Comprehensive Consumer Protection Reform Bill
Oct. 16, 2007 Rep. Rush's Postpartum Depression Bill Receives Overwhelming Support as it Passes the House
Oct. 15, 2007 Melanie Blocker-Stokes Post Partum Depression Research and Care Act
Oct. 9, 2007 Children's Gasoline Burn Prevention Act
Oct. 9, 2007 Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act
Oct. 9, 2007 Product Safety Civil Penalties Improvement Act
Sept. 21, 2007 Statement of Congressman Bobby L. Rush concerning the plight of the Jena 6
Sept. 14, 2007 Recognizing September 11 as a Day of Remembrance
Aug. 14, 2007 Statement By Congressman Bobby L. Rush Concerning the Recent Toy Product Recall
Aug. 8, 2007 Letter to Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
Aug. 3, 2007 Dingell, Rush Statement on China Trade Legislation
Aug. 1, 2007 Rush, Stearns Request Drug Prevention Records from World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
July 24, 2007 Chairman Rush Joins National Democratic Leadership In Celebrating 1st Raise For Working Families in 10 Years
July 19, 2007 Letter to Administrator Johnson, Environmental Protection Agency
July 18, 2007 Consumer Product Safety Commission and Magnetix
July 17, 2007 Rush Opens Investigation of Privacy, Competition issues in Proposed Google/DoubleClick Merger
July 10, 2007 Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007
June 28, 2007 National HIV Testing Day
June 19, 2007 Juneteenth/Blair's Bill
June 18, 2007 Rush, Durbin Hold Chicago Congressional Field Hearing on Consumer Safety and Magnetic Toys
June 18, 2007 NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007
June 11, 2007 Congressman Rush Introduces Gun Legislation Named After Blair Holt, the Julian High School Hero
June 11, 2007 Introduction of the Blair Holt Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2007
June 6, 2007 Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
June 6, 2007 Reps. Rush, Stupak, Emerson to be Joined by Hospitals, Advocates Making Health Care More Safe, Affordable for Hard-Working Families
June 5, 2007 Calling on the Government of China to Stop Genocide and Violence in Darfur, Sudan
May 25, 2007 Introduction of Consumer Product Safety Cap Limit
May 25, 2007 Chairman Rush Votes Against Giving Pres. Bush a Blank Check for Iraq Conflict
May 23, 2007 Chairman Rush Works to Stop High Gas Prices
May 23, 2007 Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act
May 17, 2007 Rep. Rush's Hearing Underscores Importance of Consumer Product Safety Reviews
May 11, 2007 Supporting Teacher Appreciation Week and National Teacher Day
May 4, 2007 Rush Fights to Make Generic Drugs More Accessible and Affordable
May 4, 2007 Introduction Of The Private Immigration Relief Legislation Of 2007
May 4, 2007 Rush Fights To Make Generic Drugs More Accessible And Affordable
May 3, 2007 Supporting H.R. 362 And H.R. 363
May 3, 2007 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act Of 2007
May 3, 2007 Improving Head Start Act Of 2007
May 2, 2007 Rep. Rush Pushed Legislation that Will Save New Mothers Lives
May 2, 2007 Rep. Rush Pushed Legislation That Will Save New Mothers Lives
May 1, 2007 Appreciation Of Fair Housing/Financial Literacy Month
April 25, 2007 Small Business Lending Improvements Act Of 2007
April 25, 2007 Calling On The League Of Arab States To Acknowledge The Genocide In Darfur
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
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