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 404 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 8,753 views per program. Most appearances with Sheila Jackson Lee (12), Danny Davis (8), Maxine Waters (6). Most common tags: African Americans, Gun Control, Illinois.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1993 - Present U.S. Representative, D-IL 1st Videos: 404

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House meets for legislative business and is expected to take up the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act of 2019.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved debate rules on measures that would remove the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment as well as…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House worked on three measures, dealing with Medicaid block grants, labor union rights, and disaster relief for Puerto Rico after…

  • Wildfires and Environmental Concerns

    Wildfires and Environmental Concerns

    Two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees held a joint hearing to examine the impact of wildfires on the environment and…

  • Federal Marijuana Policy

    Federal Marijuana Policy

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing to examine federal marijuana policy, including the…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated a combined rule governing two measures: a bill seeking to strengthen anti-discrimination protections for…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov

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