Bobby Rush

Bobby Lee Rush is the U.S. Representative for , serving in Congress for more than two decades; he was first elected in 1992 and took office in 1993. He has since won consecutive re-election. The district was located principally on the South Side of Chicago, with a population from 2003 to early 2013 that was 65% African-American, a higher proportion than any other congressional district in the nation. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bobby Rush has 348 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Call-In. The year with the most videos was 2007 with 29 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 8,569 views per program. Most appearances with Sheila Jackson Lee (8), Danny Davis (6), Maxine Waters (5). Most common tags: African Americans, Gun Control, Energy Policy.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1993 - Present U.S. Representative, D-IL 1st Videos: 348

Recent Appearances

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a resolution expressing gratitude for the three Capitol Police officers who responded to the shooting at…

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, when members were permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated under suspension of the rules several bills dealing with hydroelectric power, energy efficiency in…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House voted 217-213 to approve the Republican replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act,. Members also voted down an…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed bills under suspension of the rules related to the veterans' health, businesses that self insure employees,…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a bill regarding employee compensation rules.

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