Democrat Bobby Rush is the Sun-Times’ endorsed candidate in the 1st Congressional District race.
The Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board sent the nominees for the 1st Congressional District in Illinois a list of questions to find out their views on a range of important issues facing their district and the country. Democrat Bobby Rush did not respond to requests to complete a questionnaire.
- Rep. Bobby Rush speaks at the close of the Emergency African American Leadership Summit To End the Violence in 2000. Sun-Times File Photo. ( Bob Black-Suntimes)
- U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush and his new wife, the Rev. Paulette Holloway. | Vivienne McDaniel photo
- Rep. Bobby Rush with his wife Carolyn Rush in 2008. | Sun-Times file photo
- Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by several members of Congress, including Bobby Rush (right) at a news conference in September. | Sun-Times file photo
- Congressman Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), and Brad Schneider (IL-10) at Friday’s press conference at the Chicago Public Library King Branch in Bronzeville.
- Congressmen Danny K. Davis, left, and Bobby Rush speak at a news conference in 2012.
- Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Bobby L. Rush speak at a press conference on gun licensing legislation on August 7, 2018 in Chicago. File Photo. | Colin Boyle/Sun-Times
- U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) met on Friday with Mya Middleton, 16, (left) and Kyra McGee, 17, from Chicago’s After School Matters program. They and thousands of other teens are in Washington, D.C. for the March For Our Lives there Saturday. Rush chatted with them Friday at a poster-making party at the Shake Shack at Washington’s Union Station. | Provided
- U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush spoke at Monday’s announcement at Dunbar. With him were Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Janice Jackson, chief education officer for Chicago Public Schools. | Fran Spielman/Sun-Times
- Then-mayoral candidate Bobby Rush files his nominating petitions in 1998. | Sun-Times Library
- Rep. Bobby Rush at the announcement of the an expansion of the CTA’s successful Second Chance Program in January. File Photo. Brian Jackson/ for the Sun-Times
- Dorval Carter, new CTA president, is joined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush at the CTA garage at 1815 W 74th. | Brian Jackson/For The SunTimes
Ahead of the historic 2018 elections, the Sun-Times is teaming up weekly with the Better Government Association, in print and online, to fact-check the truthfulness of the candidates. You can find all of the PolitiFact Illinois stories we’ve reported together here.