Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) biography

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Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL 1st District)

14th term Democrat from Illinois 1st District.

Bio

Residence: Chicago

Marital Status: Married (Paulette Holloway)

Prev. Occupation: Insurance Broker, Political Activist

Prev. Political Exp.: Chicago City Council, 1983-93, US House 1993-present

Military: USA, 1963-68

Education: BA Roosevelt Univ., 1973; MA Univ. of IL, 1994; MA McCormick Theological Seminary, 1998

Birthdate: 11/23/1946

Birthplace: Albany, GA

Religion: Protestant

Percentage in Last Election: 73%

Major Opponent: August Deuser


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Bobby Rush.

Website: rush.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

2188 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-1301
Phone: (202) 225-4372
Fax: (202) 226-0333

Chicago Office: (more district offices)

11750 South Western Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60643
Phone: (773) 779-2400
Fax: (773) 779-2401



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Yardly Pollas
  • Scheduler: N. Lenette Myers
  • Legis. Dir.: Nishith Pandya
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Lauren Citron
  • Education LA: John Marshall
  • Telecomm LA: Yardly Pollas
  • Transportation LA: Lauren Citron
  • Trade LA: Nishith Pandya
  • Commerce LA: Nishith Pandya
  • Labor LA: Yardly Pollas
  • Budget LA: Yardly Pollas
  • Government Affairs LA: Nishith Pandya
  • Space - NASA LA: Nishith Pandya
  • Animal Welfare LA: Nishith Pandya
  • Comm. Dir.: Ryan Johnson

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Bobby Rush voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/08/2007 Yea Voted For
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/06/2007 Yea Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Bobby Rush's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Bobby Rush a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Bobby Rush
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Bobby Rush
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Bobby Rush
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Bobby Rush
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Bobby Rush
 

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