bobby rush

Jesse Jackson’s Son, Jonathan Jackson, Announces Run For Congress

He is running for Bobby Rush’s congressional seat in Illinois.

Rep. Bobby Rush To Retire After Decades in Congress To Focus on Ministry

The longtime representative, a former Black Panther, and the only politician to defeat Barack Obama, has served for three decades.

Tune In to the Congressional Black Caucus Summit on Urban Violence

CBC hosts urban violence summit at Chicago State University.

Newt Gingrich Accuses Rep. Bobby Rush of Ignoring Chicago Gang Violence

A hoodie sparks debate about urban violence.

Congressional Black Caucus Declares Gun Violence State of Emergency

Chicago lawmakers to hold a summit on urban violence.

Rep. Bobby Rush Slams "White Boy" Solution to Chicago's Gang Violence

Rush says Sen. Mark Kirk's mass-arrest plan won't work.
Rep. Robin Kelly (Illinois)

Robin Kelly Wins Illinois Democratic Primary to Replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Kelly was backed by NY Mayor Bloomberg's gun control PAC.

Reps. Danny Davis and Bobby Rush Endorse Robin Kelly to Replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Davis, Rush endorse Kelly, citing support for gun control.