Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL)

Representative for Illinois, Democrat, IL-01

Bobby L. Rush


Home town: Chicago
Born: November 23, 1946
Born in: Albany, GA
Occupation: Insurance Broker, Political Activist
Military service: USA, 1963-68
Religion: Protestant
Marital status: M
Spouse: Paulette Holloway
Previous political experience: Chicago City Council, 1983-93, US House 1993-present
Elected in year: 1992
Next election in year: 2022
Family: 7 children
Education: MA McCormick Theological Seminary, 1998
Ethnicity: African American


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Facebook Address: congressmanbobbyrush



  • Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
  • Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
  • Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations
  • Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture

Energy and Commerce

  • Consumer Protection and Commerce
  • Consumer Protection and Commerce
  • Energy
  • Energy
  • Energy and Power
  • Health


Washington, D.C. Office:

2188 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-1301
Phone: 202-225-4372
Fax: (202) 226-0333

Chicago Office:

11750 South Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643
Phone: 773-779-2400
Fax: (773) 779-2401