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.

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PolitiFact is an exclusive partnership between Chicago Sun-Times and BGA to fact-check politicians

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.


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