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 2022-07-01 01:10 

The Daily Caller

Democratic Rep Cast Most Of His Votes By 'Proxy' While Spending Tens Of Thousands On Travel And Events...

'Classic Chicago corruption'...

 2022-06-30 14:40 

Chicago Sun-Times

Lightfoot's reelection endorsed by Reps. Robin Kelly, Bobby Rush and Danny Davis...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot locking in endorsements ahead of the 2023 mayoral election....

 2022-06-29 20:10 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Jackson name, 'synonymous with service,' helps win seat in Congress...

Jonathan Jackson said his father's name recognition helped him win the field of 17 Democrats running for Rep. Bobby Rush's congressional seat....

 2022-06-29 03:42 

Yahoo News

Delia Ramirez tops Gilbert Villegas for Congress; Jesse Jackson's son on way to clinching nomination; Rep. Danny Davis in tight fight to keep his seat...

Jonathan Jackson, son of civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson, opened a lead in a packed Democratic primary fight Tuesday night to grab the nomination to succeed U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush. Jackson's apparent win over 16 other Democrats in the historic ...

 2022-06-29 03:27 

Washington Examiner

Jonathan Jackson, son of Jesse Jackson, wins key Illinois Democratic House primary...

Jonathan Jackson, a son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, won a crowded Democratic primary on Tuesday for the Chicago-based seat held by retiring Rep. Bobby Rush, setting him up to succeed the longtime lawmaker in Congress next year....

 2022-06-29 02:15 

Chicago Sun-Times

As challengers line up to take on Danny Davis, and succeed Bobby Rush, the changing of the guard can feel like a betrayal...

The 1st Congressional District primary to replace the retiring U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois had 17 challengers, while one strong opponent was trying to upend the legendary U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis....

 2022-06-28 23:13 

Chicago Tribune

17 Democrats vie to replace Rep. Bobby Rush in Congress; Rep. Danny Davis fights 'rookie' contender as he aims to keep his long-held seat...

Three Chicago-based Congressional seats have competitive Democratic primaries....

 2022-06-28 23:05 

CBS Chicago

17 candidates vie to succeed Rep. Bobby Rush in 1st Congressional District Democratic primary...

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush is retiring when his term ends next winter, and a crowded field has emerged to replace him in the 1st Congressional District....

 2022-06-24 19:30 

Times Union

Review: Bobby Rush slings blues, entertains at Caffe Lena gig...

Bobby Rush, aka the...

 2022-06-03 14:26 

Chicago Sun-Times

Field of 21 running to succeed Bobby Rush in First Congressional District...

Nearly two-dozen candidates are running in the First Congressional District, which stretches from Chicago's South Side nearly to Kankakee. "It really is important that you have somebody that speaks truth to power," said political consultant De...

 2022-05-23 13:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois Democratic primary polls: Sean Casten edge over Marie Newman; wide open race to replace Bobby Rush...

Polls at this stage especially for the crowded 1st district primary - are used by campaigns to test messages, name ID and figure out the politics of the electorate....

 2022-05-18 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

In race to replace US Rep. Bobby Rush, candidates try to break through the clutter in densely crowded field...

A seat famous for its political importance to African Americans has a rare situation where there's no incumbent on the ballot....

 2022-05-12 20:57 

CBS Chicago

Rep. Bobby Rush, Sen. Tammy Duckworth reintroduce gun licensing act named for Blair Holt...

A push to fight violence in Chicago has been renewed with a new bill named after a well-known victim of gun violence named Blair Holt....

 2022-05-11 18:33 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Forum gives candidates chance to stand out as 21 seek Bobby Rush's 1st District seat in Congress...

Sixteen of 21 candidates seeking Bobby Rush's 1st Congressional District seat answered questions during a forum Tuesday in Chicago's West Inglewood neighborhood....

 2022-04-11 15:03 

Politico

Bobby Rush's exit sparks 20-candidate pileup in Illinois...

In a difficult election year for Democrats and high turnover in Congress, the 15-term congressman's historic seat is too tempting for would-be candidates to pass up....

 2022-03-27 09:30 

Washington Examiner

Anti-abortion Democrat stands out in Illinois primary...

There are approximately 20 Democrats vying to replace retiring Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush in the state's 1st Congressional District, a safe blue seat. But one candidate hopes that his early entrance into the race and his unique platform will help him st...

 2022-03-24 19:39 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Objectors seek to boot candidates from ballots for June 28 primary election...

Nearly three dozen election petition challenges involve candidates for south suburban federal and state offices, and 16 cases are against candidates seeking to succeed U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush in the 1st District....

 2022-03-15 18:13 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Crowded fields for suburban congressional, legislative races as filing dedline passes...

A crowded field of 21 candidates filed to run U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush's seat in Congress....

 2022-03-10 15:16 

Chicago Sun-Times

In crowded race to replace Bobby Rush, skip personal attacks and petty politics...

When we go low, no one wins. People and families are hurt, voters become disengaged, and ultimately, our community loses....

 2022-03-09 05:00 

WSHU

In 'I Ain't Studdin' Ya,' blues legend Bobby Rush reflects on finding success on his own terms...

For more than 70 years, Bobby Rush has been singing the blues....

 2022-03-08 23:09 

Chicago Tribune

Emmett Till anti-lynching act called a victory for his legacy and more than 6,000 others whose lives were taken in the U.S....

Legislation to make lynching a federal hate crime and prevent racist killers from evading justice was introduced more than 200 times but never once passed into law, according to U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush....

 2022-03-08 02:44 

Chicago Sun-Times

Anti-lynching bill named for murdered Chicago youth Emmett Till heads to President Biden to sign...

The Emmett Till bill, championed by Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., makes lynching a federal hate crime....

 2022-03-08 02:27 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Congress passes Emmett Till bill to make lynching hate crime...

The bill would make it possible to prosecute a crime as a lynching when a conspiracy to commit a hate crime results in death or serious bodily injury, according to the bill's champion, Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill. The maximum sentence under the Anti-Lynchi...

 2022-03-04 02:40 

Chicago Sun-Times

State Sen. Jacqueline Collins launches run for Rep. Bobby Rush Congress seat: Backed by Father Mike Pfleger...

Collins is one of 17 Democrats registered with the FEC for the 1st Congressional District seat Rush will be vacating after 15 terms....

 2022-03-01 23:57 

Daily News

House passes Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act with 422-3 vote...

Anti-lynching legislation is not a new proposal on the House floor. Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois said there have been more than 200 attempts to pass federal anti-lynching law....

 2022-03-01 23:57 

San Jose Mercury

House passes Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act with 422-3 vote...

Anti-lynching legislation is not a new proposal on the House floor. Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois said there have been more than 200 attempts to pass federal anti-lynching law....

 2022-03-01 23:57 

Long Beach Press-Telegram

House passes Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act with 422-3 vote...

Anti-lynching legislation is not a new proposal on the House floor. Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois said there have been more than 200 attempts to pass federal anti-lynching law....

 2022-03-01 23:57 

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

House passes Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act with 422-3 vote...

Anti-lynching legislation is not a new proposal on the House floor. Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois said there have been more than 200 attempts to pass federal anti-lynching law....

 2022-03-01 23:57 

Daily Breeze

House passes Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act with 422-3 vote...

Anti-lynching legislation is not a new proposal on the House floor. Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois said there have been more than 200 attempts to pass federal anti-lynching law....

 2022-03-01 23:57 

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

House passes Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act with 422-3 vote...

Anti-lynching legislation is not a new proposal on the House floor. Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois said there have been more than 200 attempts to pass federal anti-lynching law....

 2022-03-01 23:57 

Orange County Register

House passes Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act with 422-3 vote...

Anti-lynching legislation is not a new proposal on the House floor. Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois said there have been more than 200 attempts to pass federal anti-lynching law....

 2022-03-01 23:57 

Press Enterprise

House passes Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act with 422-3 vote...

Anti-lynching legislation is not a new proposal on the House floor. Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois said there have been more than 200 attempts to pass federal anti-lynching law....

 2022-02-19 15:09 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Ground Zero Blues Club celebrates grand opening...

Around 700 tickets were sold for the opening night, including a performance from Grammy Award winner Bobby Rush....

 2022-02-09 02:07 

Chicago Sun-Times

Jonathan Swain kicks off bid to succeed Rep. Bobby Rush in jammed Democratic primary...

Swain's campaign said he kicks off his bid having raised just over $200,000 from about 75 donors — with the war chest giving him a potentially meaningful running start....

 2022-02-08 20:00 

Chicago Tribune

Hyde Park business owner, educational nonprofit CEO enters crowded field to replace Bobby Rush...

Hyde Park liquor store owner and educational nonprofit CEO Jonathan Swain is the latest candidate in the crowded race to replace U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush....

 2022-02-07 22:55 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Jonathan Jackson, son of Rev. Jackson, announces run for Bobby Rush's congressional seat...

Jonathan Jackson, son of the Reverend Jesse Jackson, has made it official and is running for Congress....

 2022-02-03 20:18 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Fundraising reports indicate campaign strength as election filing deadline nears...

This week's deadline for federal candidates to file campaign finance paperwork offers a chance to measure the strength of campaigns for 17 candidates potentially seeking the 1st District seat being vacated by the retiring Bobby Rush and the six Republ...

 2022-01-31 15:46 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Jesse Jackson's son seeks to fill Rush's US House seat...

CHICAGO (AP) — A son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson is seeking the Democratic nomination for the Chicago-area congressional seat held by Bobby Rush, who is retiring. The Chicago Tribune reports that Jonathan Jackson on Friday announced his intentions to ...

 2022-01-30 03:49 

Idaho Statesman

Jesse Jackson's son seeks to fill Rush's US House seat...

A son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson is seeking the Democratic nomination for the Chicago-area congressional seat held by Bobby Rush, who is retiring. Jonathan Jackson on Friday announced his ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-29 16:49 

US News & World Report

Jesse Jackson's Son Seeks to Fill Rush's US House Seat...

A son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson is seeking the Democratic nomination for the Chicago-area congressional seat held by Bobby Rush, who is retiring....

 2022-01-29 16:49 

Napa Valley Register

Jesse Jackson's son seeks to fill Rush's US House seat...

CHICAGO (AP) — A son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson is seeking the Democratic nomination for the Chicago-area congressional seat held by Bobby Rush, who is retiring....

 2022-01-29 16:49 

WTOP

Jesse Jackson's son seeks to fill Rush's US House seat...

CHICAGO (AP) — A son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson is seeking the Democratic nomination for the Chicago-area congressional seat......

 2022-01-29 02:47 

Chicago Sun-Times

Jonathan Jackson, son of Rev. Jesse Jackson, jumps in crowded primary for Rep. Bobby Rush seat...

Jackson joins an increasingly crowded Democratic primary....

 2022-01-29 00:53 

Yahoo News

Jonathan Jackson to run for U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush's seat...

Jonathan Jackson, the middle son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., is already being called the front-runner by some....

 2022-01-28 23:45 

Chicago Tribune

Jonathan Jackson, son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, enters race for Bobby Rush's congressional seat...

Jonathan Jackson, a son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, announced Friday his intention to seek the Democratic congressional nomination for the congressional seat being vacated when U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush retires at the end of his term....

 2022-01-20 16:00 

Chicago Tribune

Speak Out reader opinion: Bobby Rush should have left Congress years ago...

Speak Out commenters offer their views....

 2022-01-19 14:13 

Billboard

Bobby Rush Boulevard Unveiled in Blues Great's Hometown...

The name change takes effect in a month....

 2022-01-18 22:11 

AP

Mississippi city names street for blues artist Bobby Rush...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital is renaming one of its major streets for a Grammy-winning blues singer who lives in the city.The Jackson City Council voted Tuesday to rename Ellis Avenu......

 2022-01-18 21:11 

New Haven Register

Mississippi city names street for blues artist Bobby Rush...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital is renaming one of its major streets for a......

 2022-01-18 21:11 

Stamford Advocate

Mississippi city names street for blues artist Bobby Rush...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's capital is renaming one of its major streets for a......

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