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  1. Trip nets meeting with politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Daily Gazette

    ... (left), executive director of Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care, and Yardly Pollas, chief of staff for Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Chicago. Photo submitted by Angie Theisen. Minnette Scott, Serenity's director of nursing, spent July 18 with more than 200 ...

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  2. August 1, 2017 - Wholesale power markets are focus of House hearing...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Public Power

    ... to address what if any efforts Congress could take to assist them. The subcommittee's top Democrat, Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois, said that a prior hearing had demonstrated how much the grid has changed, with consumers demanding new tools to save ...

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  3. Congress' Dress Code Is Banning Female ReportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Refinery 29

    ... joint address. These amorphous restrictions have also caused problems in the past. In 2012, Representative Bobby Rush donned a hoodie to protest racial profiling only to be immediately removed from the House. Officials said Rush violated rules ...

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  4. House committee approves bill slowing ozone regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Hill

    ... Air Act and hamstring EPA's ability to regulate these harmful contaminants, both now and in the future," Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) said. Public health groups generally support instituting tighter limits on ozone, though conservatives and ...

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  5. Symposium Examines African American Community Employment and Business GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | PR Log

    ... Grand Crossing, Avalon Park, and Auburn Gresham. GCI came together a year ago under the impetus of Congressman Bobby Rush, U.S. representative for the 1st Congressional District, the city of Chicago, and other civic leaders. June 1 was the one-year ...

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  6. Rush backs Kennedy, Gutierrez endorses Pritzker in Democratic governor primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... contest, as J.B. Pritzker picked up the backing of Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Chris Kennedy got the support of Rep. Bobby Rush. Beyond the appeals to Latino and African-American voters the endorsements represented, each congressman followed a theme ...

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  7. Durbin, Duckworth, Lahood & Bustos urge President Trump to scrap plans to close Peoria Ag LabRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... was signed by U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-09), Robin Kelly (D-IL-02), Adam Kinzinger (R-IL-16), Bobby Rush (D-IL-01), Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), Danny Davis (D-IL-07), Dan Lipinski (D-IL-03), Bill Foster (D-IL-11), Peter Roskam ...

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  8. A crushing court decision for prison inmates and their familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events A FEDERAL appeals court decision denying the Federal Communications Commission the ability to cap prison phone rates within states is not much of a defeat for the FCC: The agency's chairman chose to drop its defense of the regulations in February. The real losers are inmates and their families.

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  9. One hurt in crash in East SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WBTV

    ... spoke on the House floor in support of a bipartisan bill he introduced with Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby Rush (D-IL) to improve energy and manufacturing workforce-training programs. According to a news release from his office, on Monday, ...

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  10. Bill introduced by Rep. Hudson passes US HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WBTV

    According to a news release from his office, on Monday, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson , member of the Energy and Commerce Committee's Energy Subcommittee, spoke on the House floor in support of a bipartisan bill he introduced with Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby Rush to improve energy and manufacturing workforce-training programs. "Mr. SPEAKER, I rise today to urge my colleagues to support H.R. 338, a bipartisan jobs bill to promote a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce.

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  11. Efficiency Measure Falls Off House Energy-Bill ExpressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Roll Call

    A bill encouraging the development of energy efficient federal office buildings was left off the House calendar on Monday. The House on Monday considered a passel of energy infrastructure and efficiency bills that had been marked up in committee last week, although the chamber left out the only one with a small hint of controversy, a measure to encourage the development of energy-efficient federal office buildings.

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  12. Energy Bills Move Out of House PanelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Roll Call

    House Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., and his panel moved a slate of popular energy measures out of committee. The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday approved a slate of 11 bills centered on energy infrastructure and efficiency initiatives.

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  13. Durbin, Duckworth, Schakowsky & Illinois Democrats urge Rauner to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... and Duckworth and U.S. Rep. Schakowsky, the letter was signed by U.S. Representatives Danny K. Davis (D-IL-07), Bobby Rush (D-IL-01), Luis Gutierrez (D-IL-04), Mike Quigley (D-IL-05), Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL-08), Brad Schneider (D-IL-10), Bill ...

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  14. Corruption as a Way of LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Weekly Standard

    ... Lacy Clay of Missouri, Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania, Hank Johnson of Georgia, Dutch Ruppersberger of Maryland, and Bobby Rush of Illinois. This can obviously be a way for members of Congress to monetize their careers-transforming election campaigns ...

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  15. Senators press Army Corps to include funding for McCook Reservoir in 2017 Army Corp Work PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Dick Durbin led U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth and U.S. Representatives Mike Quigley , Dan Lipinski , Robin Kelly , Raja Krishnamoorthi , Bobby Rush , Peter Roskam , Jan Schakowsky , Rodney Davis , Mike Bost , Luis Gutirrez , Bill Foster , Cheri Bustos , Brad Schneider , Danny Davis , Randy Hultgren , Adam Kinzinger , Darin LaHood , and John Shimkus in pressing the Army Corps of Engineers to include funding for the construction of the McCook Reservoir Project in the Fiscal Year 2017 Army Corp Work Plan.

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  16. Watch Obama's First Post-Presidency AppearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... book about my political journey and as I was writing, I thought about that race", Obama said of his loss to Rep. Bobby Rush in a 2001 Congressional race in IL. Several students at the South Side campus said they were eager to hear from Obama, who ...

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  17. Durbin joins call for Education Secretary Devos to reinstate student loan protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    More than 130 Members of Congress urge Secretary DeVos to reverse her decision to scrap Obama-era student loan servicing reforms WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Dick Durbin joined more than 130 Members of Congress calling for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to reverse a decision to rescind Obama-era memos on student loan servicing reforms. The reforms had included new consumer protections for borrowers and improvements to the quality of federal loan servicing.

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  18. Greak Lakes coalition pressing EPA chief to keep Region 5 office openRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Paulding Progress

    ... the House coalition, along with Mike Quigley (D-IL), Tim Ryan (D-OH), Gwen Moore (D-WI), Brad Schneider (D-IL), Bobby Rush (D-IL), Betty McCollum (D-MN), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Bill Foster (D-IL), Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Rick Nolan (D-MN), ...

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  19. Mayor Emanuel, Congressman Rush Join CTA to Announce Plans to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Mass Transit

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Congressman Bobby Rush joined Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. and Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld to announce conceptual plans to revitalize and renovate the CTA's Cottage Grove Green Line station and the surrounding area. The project is the latest investment on the Green Line by Mayor Emanuel and CTA, and complements the ongoing commercial and residential developments near the station, including the recently announced new 70-unit Woodlawn Station mixed use residential and commercial project next to the station.

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  20. Durbin, Kaptur, Great Lakes Coalition press EPA Chief to keep Region 5 office openRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... the House coalition, along with Mike Quigley (D-IL), Tim Ryan (D-OH), Gwen Moore (D-WI), Brad Schneider (D-IL), Bobby Rush (D-IL), Betty McCollum (D-MN), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Bill Foster (D-IL), Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), Rick Nolan (D-MN), ...

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