Bobby Rush

Bobby Lee Rush is an American politician and pastor. Rush is the U.S. Representative for IL-1, serving in Congress for more than two decades; he was first elected in 1992 and took office in 1993. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bobby Rush has 382 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 8,739 views per program. Most appearances with Sheila Jackson Lee (11), Danny Davis (7), Maxine Waters (6). Most common tags: African Americans, Gun Control, House of Representatives.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1993 - Present U.S. Representative, D-IL 1st Videos: 382

Recent Appearances

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

    The House met for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic.

  • Cyber Threats to the Electric Grid

    Cyber Threats to the Electric Grid

    Energy and and electric grid officials testified before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on cybersecurity…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House voted on amendments to and passed the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act (HR 987),…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved several suspension bills dealing with financial literacy, elder fraud, and renaming post offices.

  • Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    Health and Human Services Department Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar testified at a hearing on President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget request for his…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a war powers resolution requiring the president to get congressional authorization for military action in Yemen,…

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